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Stuff, doing its best to throw me by Happening, as it's wont to do.

Last couple of days were full of ups and downs. There was good music and bad and good moments and bad and hugs and cold silences and all that sort of thing. Life, really. ~s~
I get back and LJ is the same, so is e-mail. It's not my fault, damn it; I reserve the right to catch hold of a chance when it passes. Don't like it, get moving. ~shrug~

Unexpected things happening? Oh, yes. Got lots of those, governor. I present, for your inspection...
Exhibit A - Someone I thought was having a fairly good night and who I thought I was getting along with in a worthwhile fashion stopped me the next day to apologise for the entire previous night. Which makes absolutely no sense to me, but hey. I'm sorry they weren't having as good a night as I thought. ~shrug~

Exhibit B - I got to know, again, for a while, what it's like to hold someone. I've been held a lot recently but haven't held anyone since the October Night Of Doom, and then I was only holding a memory. But this was real. And I got to know, again, for a while, what it's like to feel wanted. Not a bad thing. ~smile~ Words stay with me.
And I looked in the mirror and I thought, "you look like you've been fucked through a hedge backwards". And I did. But I hadn't been. ~s~

Exhibit C - by far the strangest, really. I got home to London, turned on my computer, and heard a strange noise from the street. I shrugged, until I heard it again and realised it was inside my house, and it sounded like Gir from Invader Zim. And then it sounded like a very lost kitten. Baffled, without moving from my desk, I called a questioning "miaow?" through the door, and got a "miew" back. So I got up and went out of the room, and there, on the stairs, was a large grey cat.
She must have been here a while but she'd done no damage; I had to put her out, unfortunately. Nobody knows whose she is - probably a stray from the empty houses across the road. When I picked her up to take her outside she was very frightened, but she didn't scratch or anything, just looked at me with nervous eyes, like [see Exhibit A] can do.
Very, very strange.

And now I'm home. And very alone. But not for long...asrana arrives tomorrow...~hugs~


1) First Grade Teacher: Someone tell me what age this is, and I'll let you know.

2) Last words you said: "Oddly enough, I'm tired. Idiot."

3) Last song you sang: 'Our Lips Are Sealed', The Fun Boy Three.

4) Last person you hugged: grahamb.

5) Last thing you laughed at: More stuff on http://www.engrish.com .

6) Last time you said 'I love you': To asrana a little while ago.

7) Last time you cried: This morning, on the train.

8) What's in your CD player: The copy of Siouxsie's second album of hits that emomisy made for me. ~blows kisses~

9) What colour socks are you wearing: Not wearing socks.

10) What's under your bed: Nothing that I know of.

11) What time did you wake up today: ~laughs~ I didn't. Alternatively, in about two hours' time.

12) Current taste: Nothing out of the ordinary.

13) Current hair: Marginally tamed fucked-through-a-hedge-backwards. ~g~

14) Current clothes: Black skirt, black top. The usual. Left my earrings at wildeabandon's. D'oh.

15) Current annoyance: Inexplicable sore throat.

16) Current longing: Right now I long for warmth.

17) Current desktop picture: never changes.

18) Current worry: Work tonight.

19) Current hate: Depression, for ruining quite a lot of yesterday.

20) Story behind your LJ username: Oh, come on, if you don't know by now...

21) Current favourite article of clothing: The black top with the crucifix on it. Me, a goth? Ah, go on...

22) Favourite physical feature of the opposite sex/same sex: Good hair, and beatiful eyes. Beautiful hands don't hurt, either. [insertjokehere]

23) Last CD that you bought: I haven't bought one in a while actually. That's deeply wrong.

24) Favourite place to be: At the moment I just want to sleep. But, I don't know. Curled up on a sofa with someone I love.

25) Least favourite place: Schools and universities.

26) Time you wake up in the morning: Starting to depend on how horribly late I went to sleep. ~s~

27) If you could play an instrument, what would it be: Harp. And asrana, the last time you touched a piano would probably have been the last time you were at mine.

28) Favourite color: Black, purple, electric blue.

29) Do you believe in an afterlife: Yes. Of some kind.

31) Current favourite word/saying: "Sweet and innocent, me."

32) Favourite book: Don't have one right at the moment.

33) Favourite season: Winter. ~smile~

34) One person from your past you wish you could go back and talk to: Sarah.

35) Favourite day: Friday! Or Tuesday if it's Calling night. ~s~

36) Where do you want to go: Right now, to bed, to sleep, for ages.

37) What is your career going to be like: I don't care, I'm going to be fucking famous, baby.

38) How many kids do you want: Minus several. None, but if I could remove some from the planet as well, y'know...

39) What kind of car will you have: I won't! Me on the roads is a scarier prospect than dennyd on the roads...

40) Type a line you remember from any book: "Luck is my middle name. Mind you, my first name is Bad." It's always Pratchett that springs to mind. "From the back, Vetinari looked like a carnivorous flamingo."

41) A random lyric: "I know you need to ask of me, but I have no more answers..."
or indeed
"If I could only taste one drop of your unhappiness..."
- both appropriate, same band (Black Tape For A Blue Girl)

42) Identify some things surrounding your computer: Mobile phone, landline, tape covers, CDs, and a big pile of lined A4 paper - all my poems and stories, near enough.

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