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May 2004

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Bored but busy

Skipping out of a meeting this afternoon, basically because I have just too many journals on my desk to get through to sit on uncomfortable meeting room chairs for an hour and a half. Still, I’ve come for air for…

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I foresee a death…

Reading back on my last post, I feel the plot-strings tugging at my mind… elves are mischievous they are very naugthy humans have to take care when they meet elves because they are very clever and as the stories go…

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there are so many stories about elves

the nature and look of Icelandic elves are very different to the Lord of the Rings type of trolls/elves — the elves are small, very good looking they are wealthy compared to the average Icelander they have beautiful homes –…

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Let’s make it a half dozen shall we?

Yup, you heard it correctly, I’m moving onto my sixth manager in Blackwells (now that I’m in my third department)… So that’s more managers than I’ve had years in the company?!! Okay, to be fair three of them were simultaneously,…

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My First Zine?

Spurred on by siren_songs and nevers, I think I may have a try at this 48-hour Zine Challenge thingy that teawoodart has set up. I’ve never done a *zine* before, but the concept sounds similar to things that I used…

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31? It can’t be 31 already?

Yup. It’s May. Which means my birfdy must be approaching. What’s more it’s a Saturday – Saturday 22 May (don’t worry I’m not saying this to ferrit out cards and pressies and the like ‘cos if you really wanted to…

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History

1.Go into your LJ’s archives. 2.Find your 23rd post (or closest to). 3.Find the fifth sentence (or closest to). 4.Post the text of the sentence in your blog along with these instructions. “Then this morning, I came down to find…

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Icon Challenge

I need an icon for when I’m making witty/sarcastic/funny comments/posts. If you don’t believe me then think on this: why is it I don’t make any witty/sacastic/funny comments…?!!! *grins* So here’s the challenge. Make me an icon that fits that…

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Kind of how I’m feeling…

I have a new journal – the International Wound Journal, and it’s being a freeking nightmare! I only got handed this on Tuesday, the typesetters have been a nightmare about it, and today everywhere I turn I’m seeing questions about…

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A Novel Approach

In an email from Helen, siren_songs mentioned the above entitled competition, being run by Durham County Council. I haven’t entered a writing competition in years, actually not since I came second in the Meridian TV television ideas contest at the…

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Where can i find frogham fair?

It’ll run and run and run…! A month or so ago I posted on the curiousness of the way that search engines work and the way that people use them. Well the world wide web definitately works in mysterious ways,…

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Whatever happened to?

Anyone know what happened to blackberrylust? Is she still around? Has she switched journals? I know she was taking a break from lj – but it’s been a while…

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This and That

Well it happened again. Driving home from work today — out of rain clouds and then past lush hedgerows, leafy trees and fields of rape coloured in that intense light that you get when you have brilliant sun on countryside…

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The process of writing

Currently listening to a Jeanette Winterson special (siren_songs are you listening to this? If not, you better get onto BBC Listen Again…) – and it’s fascinating to hear her talk of the process of writing. In particular, she was talking…

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Yes, I was once a horse!

“The Angels reappear and Faustus is almost persuaded to repent. The Devil and Beelzebub come up from Hell and make him keep his pact. Faustus is shown the seven deadly sins. Pride, covetousness, envy, wrath, gluttony, sloth, lechery…” …and this…

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