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In memory of family and friends who have lost the battle with cancer; and in support of the ones who continue to conquer it!

Post this on your LJ if you know someone who has or had cancer. 93% won't copy and paste this. Will you?
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Well, THAT was a great start to the new year!!

I went out to my car this afternoon to go to Starbucks and satisfy my coffee craving and the bl**dy car wouldn't start! Not a spark of life in it. Nothing. Zilch.
This is where parents are very useful. I borrowed dad's car to get my coffee, and then he came out to jump start mine.
Except we couldn't find the jump leads. THREE cars in this household, and did any of them have a set of jump leads? Of COURSE not!!
So, I snaffled dad's car AGAIN to go and BUY some jump leads from the garage (luckily they had some) and then we got the car started, finally, in the dark, and the cold. And then I had to drive round for a bit to charge the battery up. So it works again now, which is good, but it's a damned good job I decided I needed coffee, because otherwise I'd have gone out to the car tomorrow morning to go to work, and been totally screwed, because dad would already be at work, and I'm not insured on mum's car so I wouldn't be able to borrow that, and we'd not have had any findable jump leads and I'd have been VERY late for work!
Still not quite sure how the battery got flat. The only thing I can think is that I somehow caught the switch for the interior light when I put my new tax disc in last night. Grrr!!

Oh well, tis all sorted now, but is this a bad omen for the coming year?
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I'm now coughing up great clods of gunk which seems to be breeding in my throat....
(I'm SOOOO sure you all wanted to know that!)


I have also regressed to my childhood and am watching Tom & Jerry cartoons.
(this is after having crashed out and slept for about 4 hours.....)
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Happy birthday Squeenie Liss!
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Okay, just did this and I actually got the year I was born! How weird!

You Belong in 1978

If you scored...

1950 - 1959: You're fun loving, romantic, and more than a little innocent. See you at the drive in!

1960 - 1969: You are a free spirit with a huge heart. Love, peace, and happiness rule - oh, and drugs too.

1970 - 1979: Bold and brash, you take life by the horns. Whether you're partying or protesting, you give it your all!

1980 - 1989: Wild, over the top, and just a little bit cheesy. You're colorful at night - and successful during the day.

1990 - 1999: With you anything goes! You're grunge one day, ghetto fabulous the next. It's all good!
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1. What colour pants are you wearing? Black
2. What are you listening to right now? Yesterday's Home and Away
3. What was the last thing you ate? A ham baguette
4. Do you wish on stars? Rarely
5. If you were a crayon, what colour would you be? Purple
6. How is the weather right now? rainy
7. Last person you spoke to on the phone? Mike
8. How old are you today? 28 and one month
9. Favourite drink? Starbucks iced white chocolate mocha
10. Favourite sport? don't do sport
11. Hair colour? light brown
12. Siblings? none
13. Favourite food? pasta, chocolate, anything sweet...
14. What was the last movie you watched? The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe
15. Favourite day of the year? hmmmmmm.... tricky one
16. What was your favourite toy as a child? teddy bear
17. Summer or Winter? Summer, as long as it's not TOO hot
18. Hugs or kisses? Hugs
19. Chocolate or Vanilla? Chocolate
20. Living arrangements? still with the parentals
21. When was the last time you cried? reading my flist yesterday and seeing that friends were hurting
22. Who is the friend you have had the longest? Teresita
23. What did you do last night? went to a concert
24. Favourite smell? a baking cake
25. Favourite TV show? Friends
26. Happy In life? mostly
27. What are you afraid of? losing people I care about, spiders, heights
28. Plain, buttered or salted popcorn? salted
29. Favourite car? mine!
30. Favourite Flower? freesias, because they smell so lovely
31. Number of keys on your key ring? 5
32. How many years at your current job? 4 and 1/2 years
33. Favourite day of the week? Monday
34. What did you do on your last birthday? stayed home and had a lazy day.
35. How many cities have you lived in? none
36. Do you make friends easily? yes and no. really close friendships don't come very easy to me
About this Entry
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Gacked from loads of people.....


If you read this, even if I don't speak to you often, post a memory of me.
It can be anything you want, it can be good or bad, just so long as it happened.
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Gather was great. Journey up was LESS great. journey back was better than journey up, but still took MUCH too long.
knackered. over 700 miles in 3 days. But Gather was very shiny and everyone was lovely.


ETA who broked the CBB?
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YAAAAY!!!

I am a VERY happy bunny!

For the last six months my computer has been the spawn of the devil, and has denied posessing a sound card or USB ports. This meant I couldn't print, upload photos from my camera, play music, watch DVDs etc etc.

I thought I was going to have to reinstall windows, and lose all my files etc, but thanks to Darren (AKA Mr [livejournal.com profile] weird_bird ;)) and my dad, I've managed to sort it by running the repair program on the windows disc, so now everything works again, and I haven't lost any files!!!!

*bounces muchly!!!!*
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And another one......



Ten Top Trivia Tips about Vikki!

  1. If you drop vikki from more than three metres above ground level, she will always land feet-first!
  2. The blood of mammals is red, the blood of insects is yellow, and the blood of vikki is blue.
  3. Owls cannot move their eyes, because their eyeballs are shaped like vikki!
  4. Vikki is the only one of the original Seven Wonders of the World that still survives!
  5. Vikki was declared extinct in 1902!
  6. More people are killed by vikki each year than die in aeroplane accidents.
  7. The only planet that rotates on its side is vikki!
  8. The first domain name ever registered was vikki.com.
  9. The porpoise is second to vikki as the most intelligent animal on the planet.
  10. New Zealand was the first place to allow vikki to vote!
I am interested in - do tell me about
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Gacked from [livejournal.com profile] kittykatkins and [livejournal.com profile] xanantha


Ten Top Trivia Tips about Vikkik!

  1. The air around Vikkik is superheated to about five times the temperature of the sun.
  2. Snow White's coffin was made of Vikkik.
  3. A rhinoceros horn is made from compacted Vikkik.
  4. Vikkik is 1500 years older than the pyramids.
  5. Apples are covered with a thin layer of Vikkik.
  6. On average, women blink nearly twice as much as Vikkik.
  7. Contrary to popular belief, Vikkik is not successful at sobering up a drunk person, and in many cases she may actually increase the adverse effects of alcohol!
  8. If you lace Vikkik from the inside to the outside, the fit will be snugger around your big toe.
  9. The National Heart Foundation recommends eating Vikkik at least three times a week.
  10. Every day in the UK, four people die putting Vikkik on.
I am interested in - do tell me about





Eeeek!!!
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Gacked from [livejournal.com profile] willowmina




Who else is love?   
[livejournal.com profile] pseudomonas me scripsit anno 2005
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I just want to wish you all a VERY happy Christmas (or Channukah for those who celebrate it)!
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Well, I've been told I have to update, so I am.


I went to the bank to pay my credit card bill, and stopped on the way home to get petrol, and as I came out of the petrol station I was abducted by aliens in a flying saucer. It was fun.
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Okay, I'm feeling happier than I was last night. Thanks to everyone who replied to my pity party post!

Went shopping today and it waited til I'd left the car and was halfway down the high street before pissing down with rain! Typical! So, anyway, there I was wandering in and out of shops looking like a drowned rat......
Ah well, I got chocolate, and some books, and did a weeny bit of xmas shopping, so it could've been worse!
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Had to share this!


I wandered into Fiction Alley, and found a wonderful crossover!!!!


Harry Potter and Buffy..........


Here's the link for anyone who's interested! (it's had me laughing out loud MANY times.....)


http://www.schnoogle.com/authorLinks/Fyre/The_Eighth_Weasley/



(I've been glued to the computer for several hours, and really ought to go to bed, but I don't want to stop reading!!!!)
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Okay, I couldn't resist!



my pet!
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Okay, random question meme gacked from Morgam muffle.....




The Random Question Meme! )
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Yay!
I have a shiny new icon thanks to Jess/Rosy!


See! I TOLD you all I was sweet and innocent! See the halo?
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Pinched from many people!!!!

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Then post this in your journal and find out who reads you. You'll be surprised how many different people read you, and you never know who you might become friends with.
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