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quote-I-like Mar. 11th, 2008 @ 02:49 pm
Hugh Laurie on House:
"I don't watch regularly, I hate seeing myself, but it's even worse hearing my American accent. I had no idea I sound so retarded, a dull monotone, full of clunking mistakes."

Does anyone know why they got an excellent British actor and then got him to play an American character? And did the blonde one sound Australian to anyone else?
Current Mood: contemplativecontemplative

aaaaaaaaaaaarg Feb. 27th, 2008 @ 10:44 pm
Had first interview today. Found out 2 min after arriving at the school that the only other candidate is the current PGCE student. Figured I was the token outsider, muddled through the day thinking oh, it's just a practice.

Then got offered the job.

At the end of the interview they asked if I was still a strong candidate. I said I was still considering the school, however when they phoned they made out as though I had confirmed that I was utterly interested, and they were expecting me to say yes there and then. If I turn it down I will need a really really really good reason to do so. I'm just not sure though....

I have 9 hours to decide either yes or no and think of above mentioned reason.

And try and get some sleep >.<

or maybe not, is only INSET plus CPD at some utterly random school tomorrow - I won't need my brain at all! *facepalm*
Current Mood: thoughtfulheadspin

packing for the uber weekend crisis #2 Dec. 14th, 2007 @ 05:03 pm
My black fluffy fan.

It was pinned to my notice board for almost the entirety of my final year at uni. Now, when I want to use it, can I find it?
Current Mood: frustratedfrustrated

packing for the uber weekend crisis #1 Dec. 14th, 2007 @ 04:10 pm
My body shop vanilla body shimmer cream. Arg! I want to be all glittery :(

I will slap anyone who asks where I saw it last - I last used it a year ago and have moved 5 or 6 times since then...

:(
Current Mood: rushedrushed

updato muy rapido Dec. 10th, 2007 @ 07:48 pm
In the very wee small hours of Sunday morning I had an excellent chat with onyx_shinigami , enhanced somewhat by my opening the Christmas goody package from ol' Hangul. I am still cracking up over the cannibal pandas pencil cases, and the Ted, Rabbit notepad, and the... well, lets just say a lot of very dodgy konglish stationary! "Without thinking I took my finger And wrote your name in the moisture..." is, however, classic :)

Had a chat with peeps about wedding stuffs, seems like I was the last person to know/remember/realise that it was a masked ball at the reception last weekend. This was then followed by manic internet searches, and hunting of places that sell masks. My planned dress for the night will have to do, and a masque has been found that mostly matches... a bit too gold for my liking, but I guess you can get away with it for that sort of thing.

Anyways, here is a sneak peek:
masque section
Current Mood: tiredtired
Current Music: prefab sproat - alberquerque (it was playing in the shop!)
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» sooo should have been in bed 5 hours ago...
Just got back from having seen the Golden Compass, was way cool, and I'm glad the blob who went to see it with me enjoyed it too, even though he was a bit concerned as to how much he'd get, or not, what with not having read the books. Didn't turn out to be a problem as the film is really dumbed down. That was it's only bad point really; it felt like a kiddies' film, but the books definitely have an 'adult' level to them.

I shall say no more least I need to post spoiler alerts!

Again, apologies to those to whom I owe e-mails, you are not forgotten, I will get around to it very soon I promise... Just after I get the dreaded year 8s out of the way...
» So funny, had to be done
As yoinked from onyx_shinigami, the ever-ready

Dear Santa...

Dear Santa,

This year I've been busy!

In January I turned violetnights in for littering (3 points). Last week I pushed phoenix_zephyr in the mud (-17 points). Last month I bought porn for cgaqualla (10 points). In March I broke phlipside's X-Box (-12 points). In June I gave clarie a kidney (1000 points).

Overall, I've been nice (984 points). For Christmas I deserve a Pony Slaystation 3!

Sincerely,
greenfurrymoose

Write your letter to Santa! Enter your LJ username:


*returns back to wrapping pressies*
» ow.... my entire life
Your results:
You are An Expendable Character (Redshirt)
An Expendable Character (Redshirt)
75%
Chekov
70%
Beverly Crusher
70%
Deanna Troi
65%
Mr. Scott
65%
Will Riker
65%
Spock
62%
Uhura
55%
Leonard McCoy (Bones)
55%
James T. Kirk (Captain)
50%
Geordi LaForge
45%
Jean-Luc Picard
45%
Data
38%
Worf
35%
Mr. Sulu
35%
Since your accomplishments are seldom noticed,
and you are rarely thought of, you are expendable.
That doesn't mean your job isn't important but if you
were in Star Trek you would be killed off in the first
episode you appeared in.


Click here to take the "Which Star Trek character am I?" quiz...




Real post coming soon, I've handed in my assignment, lifted up my head briefly to look around and seen the e-mails and facebook stuffs that I need to sort out, but have to put that off until after classes, interview and observation on Monday. Oh yes, and invasion of the relatives this weekend - must get out and do x-mas shoppings!
» Berserker is...
...on mocha break.

I can't believe I'm still up and working on this bloody assignment :/
» yet another meme yoinked from <lj user="onyx_shinigami>... but they are so much fun!
THE RULES
1. Put your music player on shuffle.
2. Press forward for each question.
3. Use the song title as the answer to the question even if it doesn’t make sense. NO CHEATING!
4. Tag 5 people.
5. With the answers, give your own comments on how it relates to the questions.


HOW ARE YOU FEELING TODAY?
Wake Up - Radio Days
Wishful thinking! Although the 2 hour lie-in assisted for oh, about half an hour...

WILL YOU GET FAR IN LIFE?
One Long Pair of Eyes - Robyn Hitchcock
'tis a surreal song - several interpretations could be forthcoming!

HOW DO YOUR FRIENDS SEE YOU?
Understanding - Evanescence
I'll leave that for my friends to confirm or deny...


WILL YOU GET MARRIED?
Goodnight Saigon - Billy Joel
Says it all really!



WHAT IS YOUR BEST FRIEND'S THEME SONG?
My Michelle - Guns n Roses
Apt for Michelle by the title (obviously) and her "bang bang flowers" anecdote :)

WHAT IS THE STORY OF YOUR LIFE?
Winter - Death on Wednesday
o.O

WHAT IS/WAS HIGH SCHOOL LIKE?
Hey man nice shot - filter
hmm...

HOW CAN YOU GET AHEAD IN LIFE?
Gangsta Bounce - Wolfpak
apparently to bad hip-hop music >.<

WHAT IS THE BEST THING ABOUT YOUR FRIENDS?
Everything will be alright - The Killers
Finally something apt!!

WHAT IS IN STORE FOR THIS WEEKEND?
Crushing Day - Joe Satriani
It will be for my car if it doesn't start behaving...

THE BEST THING TO DESCRIBE YOUR GRANDPARENTS?
On the Beach - York
Ooooookay...


HOW IS YOUR LIFE GOING?
You've Lost that Loving Feeling - Righteous Brothers
No comment


WHAT SONG WILL THEY PLAY AT YOUR FUNERAL?
Diesel Power - Prodigy
Bah, there are way better prodigy tracks :/

HOW DOES THE WORLD SEE YOU?
Last night a DJ blew my mind - Fab For feat. Rob Owens
Fair enough...

WILL YOU HAVE A HAPPY LIFE?
Pure - 3 Colours Red
Bah, 20/20 hindsight

WHAT DO YOUR FRIENDS REALLY THINK OF YOU?
A Sunday - Jimmy Eat World
A very small minority might agree...

DO PEOPLE SECRETLY LUST AFTER YOU?
Long Live Rock n Roll - Gamma Ray
For this question, I have no idea what this track means!

HOW CAN I MAKE MYSELF HAPPY?
Old Pop in an Oak - Rednex
NO! Just... no!



WHAT SHOULD YOU DO WITH YOUR LIFE?
Scartissue - Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Any suggestions for interpretations? I sing along to the lyrics all the time, but have no idea what the song itself means...

WILL YOU EVER HAVE CHILDREN?
Chains - Tina Arena
I'm not sure I want to know!

WHAT SONG WOULD YOU STRIP TO?
Tomorrow Never Dies - Sheryl Crow (Tomorrow Never Dies soundtrack)
Ye-es actually... although in a high class joint with lots of blokes in tuxedoes for some reason!

IF A MAN IN A VAN OFFERED YOU CANDY, WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
This secret ninja - AFI
Worrying!

WHAT IS YOUR DEEP DARK SECRET?
Sugar - SOAD
Shame I can't remember it, oh yes - that'd be the mushrooms...

WHAT IS YOUR MORTAL ENEMY'S THEME SONG?
Victim of Changes - Judas Priest
Vaguely apt...

WHAT IS YOUR PERSONALITY LIKE?
Minority - Green Day
YES! The best answer yet!

Not as good as yours I'm afraid, AJ... Maybe I should try best of 3?
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