Month: October 2002

chat

Last night at the L & G household: Tv is showing advert for The Osbournes starting on Channel 4 L: I guess they’re showing that instead of Will & Grace now. G: Oh, you know what? They’re bringing Jack back

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orange

Happy Halloween, my little ones! “If you love me pop and fly; if you hate me, burn and die”. “Hoping this night my true love to see, I place my shoes in the shape of a T”. Click on thumbnail

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bangle

My wristwatch decided to give its soul back to its Swiss creator while switching back from British Summer Time. Time-travelling must have taken its toll on it (or it could just be the battery that chose a very topical moment

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tax

Let’s see if I can make some use of this blog. I am writing an invoice for a freelance translation job I’ve just handed in. It is the first time I do this, and I need to know what the

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piece

(‘stead of makin’ me better, you keep makin’ me ill) Blogging is good. Blogging is great. Blogging is… an excellent way to find out what I’ve been up last Sunday through other people‘s blogs. I had spent two whole weeks

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disappear

First it was Ronald, now an inflatable tank. Why do things keep being lost in Wales lately? Is it the Cymru Triangle? A black Du hole in a parallel universe? They’re not exactly tiny wee objects – the submarine is

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navel

Lost: one tiny metal ball, RVT dancefloor, Sun. Oct. 27th, 10pm approx. Owner would like to reunite it to existing forlorn ring on belly button. Ta muchly.

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reputation

Last night at the RVT I met this chap (let’s just call him “a guy”) and since he knew about my blog (I met him through a mutual blogger friend) there was no need for me to give him my

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gas

Priceless moment on tonight’s Popstars: the Rivals: Geri Halliwell (who, by the way, this time managed not to complete one single sentence so that it made some sort of sense) shifting in her chair while blabbering away and letting out

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taper

Here at the “G. and L.” household we cater for all tastes. Even our candles come in both “circumsized” and “uncut” versions. I suggested piercing a Prince Albert into one of them; G. cringed. Disclaimer: the above paragraph does not

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panic

Blogger is up again after a security intrusion. Check info at status.blogger.com. It is advisable to change your ftp password, and username if you can, and delete all server information from Blogger.

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in

This might explain why I am single – I work from home.

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balloon

Ronald McDonald at Large in South Wales. At first it was feared to have settled on a nearby railway track that links South Wales to London. “We received a call to warn us of the possibility of a large inflatable

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archive

Permanently closed. The Complete Friends Script Index is no more, threatened with legal action by Warner Bros. for breach of copyright laws. Too bad: I used to check it all the time and read the scripts for new episodes in

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pathetic

I can’t believe it. It’s 2am, I’ve just woken up after a 4-hour nap and I’m playing chinese shadows with my flatmate’s cat (I can only do a lousy dog and a not very convincing butterfly, but she seems to

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training

Army officer admits beating soldiers with dildo. Yes, but what was the dildo doing in the barracks in the first place, I wonder?

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snip

Women get their tits out in a church in Rome – after 150 years. Exactly what bit of the cherub was cut off? (scroll down to last paragraph in the article)

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temp

Umph. Working a lot. Working from home is not as much fun as it sounds. True, eveyone thinks it’s cool to get up whenever you want to, take a break whenever you feel like it and for how long as

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regular

…and my Sunday wasn’t the same without the Tavern either. One doubt: did M. miss me (I would like M. to miss me) or have I become by now part of the fixtures there? (which I can’t really take as

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lazy

Hey ho, hey ho, it’s off to work I go… It’s 5.30am and I’ve moved from bedroom to livingroom, switched on the computer, opened my current translation work… and started playing around with Google. What’s the point of getting up

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lust

I’m in love. I had been seeing this guy on and off for a while, then he disappeared. Apparently he’s just been spotted on BBC Choice. Is this a good enough reason to get that cable thing subscribed to (as

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boy

He’s been in and out of my comment boxes, I’ve been roaming around the stunning photographs and writing on his site. Now it’s about time for formal introductions: please meet Danny, who apparently I make giggle, and who wrongly refers

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hill

OK. Let’s keep calm here. There’s a show on Channel Five called 99 Things To Do Before You’re 30. Before you’re 30? What’s wrong with being, say, 35? Life has just started for your late bloomer here. And anyway, the

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knoll

I wish I was here instead of working now.

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miss

It’s been all work and no play for a while now, which is a good change. On one side, I’m earning money. On the other hand, I’m spending less by not having the time to go out, and probably smoking

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chorus

I’ve got chills going down my spine and tears welling up in my eyes. I am watching the opening act of tonight’s Popstars: The Rivals. Ten gorgeous hopeful young girls brilliantly performing their energetic rendition of Sister Sledge’s We Are

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zed

I picked up the latest trends this morning while working and glancing every now and then at SMTV (for those of you who live outside the UK, that is by no means a cable sex channel devoted to bondage and

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fairy

Ignorant Fairies – original title Le Fate Ignoranti, starring Stefano Accorsi (left), directed by Ferzan Ozpetek of Turkish Bath fame – is one of the best movies I’ve seen over the past couple of years. I was wondering if it

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mold

Anyone Who Had a Heart The 18th (!) series of Blind Date kicks off tonight. Apparently they’ve tried to make it meaner, crueller and more humiliating, borrowing features from successful reality show formats. From now on, when the screen goes

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sofa

Yay! End of couchlessness. Not one, but two Ektorps have arrived, and made it through the stairs alright. I am finally working in a civilized position, plumped up on cushions, feet on the coffee table, laptop on lap, Fame Academy

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