||[Jul. 14th, 2006|10:52 am]
It's time for the another round of Celebrities Who Look Like Animals!|
Keira "Trout Pout" Knightley and, well...a trout.
||[Apr. 24th, 2006|09:31 pm]
It's my 20th birthday in 2 weeks, and in a truely mature style I'm having a 90s themed birthday party. I've got the starts of my outfit planned, but I still need some help.|
So far I have the following planned:
- a big hat pinned up with a sunflower - a la Blossom
- crimped hair
- stick on earrings
- a long floral dress like Elaine from Seinfeld
- white frilly fold down socks
- ankle/hiking boots
- a bum bag (or a fanny pack, depending on where you come from)
Can you guys think of any other items of clothing that is quintessentially 90s? Bike pants? Leggings? Flannel?
||[Jan. 13th, 2006|11:36 am]
Do you know what would be ironic? Well, ironic mostly in the Alanis Morrisette sense (eg. NOT AT ALL IRONIC).|
If Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt had a really, really, ugly child. Here you've got the two best looking people in the world, and wouldn't it be a shame if beauty skipped a generation and they had a gasp-enducing fuglet of a child.
Now isn't that ironic? Don't you think?
||[Dec. 23rd, 2005|06:12 pm]
Hello my pretties!
Yes, I know it's been a good 10 months since I last updated, and yes, I am sorry for that. The reason for the prolonged absence was thanks to the stupid school server we were on that blocked pretty much every site we went to - including this one.
So I'll try to sum up my whole year in a few paragraphs...
Countries I've now visited:
England, Ireland, Scotland, France, Monaco, Italy, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Holland, Belgium and San Marino (where for some reason you can buy rediculously cheap replica weapons...)
Places in England I've frequented:
London, Cambridge, Oxford, Bath, Gloucester (I saw the cathedral where they filmed Chamber of Secrets!), Stone Henge, Devon and Manchester.
Went to the theatre to see:
Little Britain Live
The Lion King
We Will Rock You
Saw the following concerts:
Kings of Leon
The White Stripes
- went to the Harry Potter premiere in London and saw all the actors
- a piolet friend flew me to Belgium for lunch - and his friend came along too...he was Dave Rowntree, the drummer from Blur!
PS: Sorry for the lack of pictures and such. Jetlag + apparent change in LJ tags = shinyless entry...
||[Feb. 14th, 2005|01:44 pm]
No, I'm not dead. No,
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No, I'm not dead. No, <a href="http://www.livejournal.com/users/fire_bad/28959.html"</a>the plane</a> did not crash a-la-Lost. I'm sorry it's taken me so long to update. We've had a problem with the IT department at the school, and our access to most things, like Hotmail, have been blocked (cause you know, contacting your family and friends is SOOOOOOO over-rated).
Huzzah for England! It's not as cold as I thought it would be. I was expecting blizzardy type weather, but so far it's just been a bit nipply.
About 90% of my work is involved with the PE deparment, helping out with classes. We also do a bit of IT and Admin work.
Because my mind has turned to mush, here are some random details:
- I'm one of four GAP students - and I'm the only girl
- I'm about a 40 minute drive north of London
- The students have to call me 'Miss', which I'm still getting used to
- In my second week here I had to break up an almost-fist fight
- In the third week, a Year 7 girl passed out in the toilets and I had to carry her unconscious (a-la-The OC) through the hallways
- It seems that every single British boy is called Ollie (Oliver), Charlie, Henry, Harry, Ben or Jack
- English rain is very quiet
- The streets of London are quite filthy. The ground is covered in gum.
- I was going to go to U2, The Killers and Babyshambles concerts, but they sold out almost straight away.
I can't really think of much more to say. I know that's not much at all, but I'm pretty damn tired at the moment and I can't think of anything informative or witty to say.
I hope that all is well with everyone on my friends list. I'll try my best to get in and say hello to you all - but I can't make any promises. Our internet access is quite limited. If there are swear words or "inappropriate" content, the page doesn't come up. Take care everyone.
Keep on trucking.
|She has problems with drinking milk and being school tardy...
||[Dec. 31st, 2004|12:17 am]
While trying not to sound like a wank, kids really do say the darndest things. My little brother, Matty, is 4. My mum is trying to pump him full of Christianity, so every now and then he comes out with Jesus references:|
Matty: There are two boys at kindy who are mean, but that's ok because I'm stronger than them. But no one's stronger than me except for Jesus.
Me: Why? Have you given Jesus an arm wrestle?
Ha! Beth - 1. Matty - 0.
Thanks to gift vouchers I now have 2 new CDs!
1. The new self titled album from The Libertines. I've listened to it twice and there are times when their sound reminds me of blur. Most notable songs:
Can't Stand Me Now
Music When the Lights Go Out
2. Aha Shake Heartbreak from Kings Of Leon. Woot woot indeed! This is a great follow up to their debut album Youth and Young Manhood. The best songs are:
King of the Rodeo
Taper Jean Girl
Milk - my favourite one at the moment.
I am going to be jet-lagged up the arse after the 7th. My first flight is 9 hours long followed by a, wait for it, 6 hour wait in the Hong Kong airport. Then, lucky me, I'll enjoy the quick flight from Hong Kong to Frankfurt that will get me there in a speedy 12 hours and 55 minutes. I looked it up, and 'Catwoman' is one of the in-flight movies. Jesus in a biscuit - it's going to be painful.
And of course here is some very important linkage in support of the victims of the tsunami in Southern Asia.
||[Dec. 19th, 2004|12:06 pm]
This idea was stolen from cerulgalactus.|
I'm going to post some random lyrics from songs and you have to tell me the artist and song title. The person who guesses the most gets....nothing! There's no theme, just random songs. Just play the game. And don't cheat!
Jane remember second grade? Said you couldn't stand my face. Rather than kiss me you said you'd rather die.
One Angry Dwarf and Two Hundred Solemn Faces - Ben Folds Five guessed correctly by coell
You know you laughed, I heard you laugh, you laughed and laughed and laughed and then you left, but now you know I´m utterly mad.
They're Coming To Take Me Away - Napolean IX guessed correctly by tree_pretty
There are fewer more distressing sights than that, of an Englishman in a baseball cap.
Time For Heroes - The Libertines guessed correctly by llorelei
Yes the strong gets more, while the weak ones fade. Empty pockets don't ever make the grade.
God Bless The Child - Billie Holiday guessed correctly by tree_pretty
5. Can't take no more. Wonder if you'll understand it's just the touch of your hand behind a closed door.
6. What I worshiped, stole my love away.
Do you want my presence or need my help? Who knows where that might lead.
Fall At Your Feet - Crowded House guessed correctly by el_maverick
Proclaim eternal victory. Come on and change the course of history.
Apocalypse Please - Muse guessed correctly by tapdancinghippo
A quote and a question on a screen suppressed. I know it’s not right ‘cause it’s a second impression.
Greed For Your Love - Missy Higgins guessed correctly by thefink
10. Imagine me taught by tragedy. Release is peace.
She tried the last one on it couldn't speak fell off, and now she just wanders the halls.
Return To Oz - Scissor Sisters guessed correctly by tree_pretty
Why can't we overcome this wall? Baby, maybe it is just because I didn't know you at all.
Last Goodbye - Jeff Buckley guessed correctly by llorelei
13. It gets lonely, On the other side from you. I pine a lot. I find a lot falls through without you.
Your first kiss was a sweet kiss, second kiss had a twist.
You Got It (The Right Stuff) - The New Kids On The Block guessed correctly by cerulgalactus
Here's something for tempting the palette, prepared in the classic technique. First you pound the fish flat with a malette.
Les Poissons - The Little Mermaid guessed correctly by coell
Semolina pilchard, climbing up the Eiffel Tower. Elementary penguin singing Hari Krishna.
I Am The Walrus - The Beatles guessed correctly by cerulgalactus
I searched for form and land, for years and years I roamed. I gazed a gazely stare at all the millions here.
The Man Who Sold The World - David Bowie (also covered by Nirvana) guessed correctly by llorelei
Because it was nothing like we'd ever dremt, our lust for life had gone away with the rent we hated.
So Says I - The Shins guessed correctly by tapdancinghippo
So you think you can love me and leave me to die. Oh, baby, can't do this to me, baby.
Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen guessed correctly by baysideredhead
Just kill me now 'cause I'll let you down. I swear one day we're gonna leave this town.
New York City Cops - The Strokes guessed correctly by llorelei
He lives with the bottle that's the way it is. He says his body's too old for working.
Fast Car - Tracy Chapman guessed correctly by baysideredhead
Clothed in crinoline of smoky burgundy, softer than the rain. I wandered empty streets.
For Emily, Whenever I May Find Her - Simon and Garfunkel guessed correctly by tapdancinghippo
I'm now leaving for England on the 7th of January. Originally we were leaving on the 3rd with Emirates travelling Brisbane/Dubai/London. Something screwed up with the flights so I'm leaving with Cathy Pacific on the 7th, travelling Brisbane/Hong Kong/Franfurt/London. Woot - an extra 10 or so hours on various planes. Oh well. I can't complain cause I'll be going overseas!!!
||[Dec. 4th, 2004|09:51 pm]
Well well my pretties, it has been a while. Altough I've been away from LJ 4 LyKe 4EvA, I don't really have anything of substance to talk about. Bear with me as I attempt to form a post.|
I'm leaving for England in four and a half weeks! Woooooooooooooot!
Huzzah! for the following things:
Prisoner of Azkaban DVD! Guh.
Lost. My sisters and I all have a new show!
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind comes out on DVD soon.
Frou Frou - especially the song Let Go
My new Jan Brady and Emma Watson icons!
Dear Good Charlotte,
In your song Lifestyles of the Rich and the Famous, you sing about how celebrities with lots of money always complaining. You yourselves, are rich and famous yet all you do is bitch and moan about how tough life is. SHUT THE FUCK UP.
PS. Also, a big fuck you to Simple Plan. Your music sucks so much arse. You make my eye twitch. You are the suckiest sucks that ever sucked. Die. Die twice.
I've actuallly managed to pull together a bit of random shite for this entry. Here's something. Ask me a question. If you feel like you should know something about me but don't, ask away!
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