Archive for November, 2010

ohh social media thingimibubs

Social Seychelles has them!

Like a You Tube Channel

A Flicker thing

and of course Facebook and @socialsey on Twitter like advertised  just there to the right, do  you see?

Needs a bit more stuff like but it’s a start and I can only upload/download 3GB a month, imagine that UK-ers imagine that…

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Doolittle tricks

I’m trying to understand the cat.

I keep asking the other one as he’s at least had some experience in this area, though he has found it necessary to point out when I ask him how much I should feed the cat and if cats are nocturnal and if they’re tongues are really clean and where might the cat be pooing that he had a cat over 30 years ago and could I now stop obsessing about it and just because the cat  hasn’t come for her food yet doesn’t necessarily mean she’s been poisoned.

It appears she wasn't called Minx for nothing

We have lots of food to give her thanks to D and S our neighbours but I didn’t think to ask them anything else. So the first night, when the cat started meowing loudly at the door, I didn’t know what to do, let her in or not? I let her in, should stop her meowing, I thought. We shut the bedroom door and yes she did meow loudly outside it. We let her in and had a rubbish night’s sleep. Ditto the next night.

The third night, the time of my ‘where the bloody hell is she?’ panic, she stayed out and we concluded it was because it was no longer very windy, a weak hypothesis maybe but yet to be disproved.

An alternative explanation is she’s just sick of my incessant and inane chatting on at her, well that’s what the other one said and I don’t know what he was getting at. Like he said, he last had a cat 30 years ago, what does he know?

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Like kings and queens

The neighbours being off on holiday and all decided to defrost their fridge and freezer and kindly gave us what was in them, which was a lot including one unopened bag of king size prawns.

We haven’t eaten so well in months.

They also very sweetly gave us a bottle of wine that’s worth over £25. We refrained from opening it to have with our tea but wonder how long we’ll hold out. Maybe that’s why wine is really kept in cellars – to make it bloody hard to get to.

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Wine and girlie night shocker!

Like it happened. I went to a bar after work and ended up having three glasses of white wine and enjoying the company of a group ladies and got a lift back. It was almost like enjoying normal London life… except really I couldn’t afford it.

Still, I annoyed the other one when I got back, that’s normal too, me merry? Course not…..

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Ahhhh pet

this isn't our cat and nor would it be smiling like this

Our neighbours dropped a little bombshell.

‘We’re going on holiday, do you mind feeing the cat’

‘No, not at all, how long?’

‘Three weeks’

‘Oh’. ‘When?’

‘Day after tomorrow’.


They don’t know my track record. I’ve not had pets so much as they’ve come into my possession and left shortly after…

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100% genuine advertisement. Love it.

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Saturday night and Spirit Catcher were on. We’d heard some of their stuff online,  it was deep house, it was time to dance, kid or no kid.

I knew that most of the Russian girlies would be dressed up and still hadn’t quite recovered (though the other one assures me that he had) from seeing on the opening night, the world’s tiniest pair of shorts on a girl who looked like she’d just left a Helmut Newton shoot, they were some legs (though completely useless if one was forced into a survival situation and had to eat her, whereas I’d be a lifesaver ‘wow, check her legs, plenty there to chew on’, downside:I’d get eaten first).

I dressed down, blushed in pink, ready to kick some mother thumping bass. COME ON.

my old faithful

Spirit Catcher were awesome. People were up and dancing, including  one lovely lady who held a baby alarm in her hand, gotta love it. And that was what was so cool about the festival, it was for grown up’s who loved their music and just got on with it and enjoyed it, no ego. Later Wbeezer and Omar also took to the stage and it rocked. Not sure what some of our colleagues thought about mine and the other one’s commitment to the groove but it was good to be back. IN THE AREA.

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