WHATEVER YOU ARE, BE THAT.

whatever you do, be true...

One of my favourite Christmas songs
gabbylou



(no subject)
gabbylou
One of my elderly neighbours Sylvia came by, she told me her daughter-in-law has traced her long lost son.  He was adopted as a baby, and raised in Australia.  Throught he wonders of Facebook he has been found and now he and Sylvia are in contact, so all's well that ends well. 

I think lots of babies of that generation were given up for adoption because unmarried mothers were frowned upon so much back then in our society.  Well, the only problem now is that Sylvia's daughter Carol, who was raised by her, is acting disinterested.  Sylvia is really angry at Carol for not being as enthsiastic as her about finding Paul.  I think it is only natural that Carol would feel a little jealous, but in time she may change her mind.  Sylvia was like "Well, if she doesn't want to know her brother, she can forget it with me too!"  But that is a terrible attitude, it will just make her more jealous surely.  I tried to gently explain this but Sylvia didn't want to hear it, and left in a huff probably thinking I'm a bitch for not agreeing with her.  

Still, I had to say what I thought.

Writer's Block: Chicken soup
gabbylou

What is your cure for the common cold?

(no subject)
gabbylou
Sarah took Edie to see Father Christmas (that's what we brits call the guy in the red suit) and have a "Winter Wonderland Experience".  It cost £15 and Edie was not impressed, neither was Sarah.  First the "Winter Wonderland Experience" consisted of two scruffy penguins, The elves were slutty and talking about their hangovers in front of the kids, Father Christmas was illiterate and called Edie "Evie" although she had a name tag on, and her present was a plastic reindeer which was too old for her by health and safety stardards and Edie would only scowl in the photgraph (can't balme her really).  Sarah phoned me up asking who she should write a letter of complaint to.  I said write one to the real Father Christmas and tell him his helpers are shite.

(no subject)
gabbylou
Watching Breakfast tv this morning, I was kinda annoyed when the presenters took the mick out of one of the guests, a Chinese cook who was talking about bamboo tea being good for you.  Why have guests on and then diss them? Yeh, that was  annoying. The presenters could have at least pretended to like the bamboo tea instead of pulling nasty faces, I'm sure they pretend to like lots of other things they are forced to taste.

We should be extra nice to China because they might take over the world one day.  Also they have just given us two giant pandas.

(no subject)
gabbylou
Ellie and I were just in the kitchen having a discussion about Hitler when the phone rang and it was Sarah.  Ellie took the call as I was cooking chips, and she sat there listening to Sarah and looking very concerned, until in the end she handed the phone to me and said "You'd better hear this!.  Sarah's crying about the jews."  I was like "WHA??" I took the phone and listened, and it turned out Sarah wasn't crying, she was excited.  And it wasn't about the jews, it was about the shoes.  She's just bought the shoes she wanted for her wedding. 

Well, Ellie was almost right....


(no subject)
gabbylou
Today was breaking up day at college, it was great to see everyone happy and giving out presents and cards.  We played "Pictionary"  In case you don't know, that like charades but with pictures instead of mimes.  We got into two teams and one person in each team had to draw pictures to describe a film whch Linda had given us, and the rest of the team had to guess.  It was all getting very loud and rowdy, when suddenly the fire alarm went off and we all had to go downstairs and stand outside in the freezing cold.  Then two fire engines turned up so mustv'e been a real fire?  The fire fighters checked out the whole college but found nothing, and eventually we could go back in.  We all thought it might have been funny when they went into our room and saw the pictures we had been drawing whilst playing pictionary, which were really fast drawn stick figures and other crappy stuff.  They would have been a bit surprised that this is all art students are capable of, lol.

Then in the afternoon we had a quiz, and prizes! yay!  My job was to give out the prizes. 

That was a fun day.

(no subject)
gabbylou
I saw Robert Downey jr. being interviewed on breakfast tv this morning, talking about being Sherlock Holmes and how he considers himself an honoury Brit.  He made me think of Peter deaddogseye and made me wonder how he is because he hasn't been on LJ for a while.  Come to think of it, a LOT of folks haven't been on LJ for ages!  Katienchantedcottage where are you?  These two used to be around nearly everyday.  I know people have busy lives and I can't expect them to hang around on LJ all the time, but I do get attatched to you guys and well... If ANY of my old friends are reading this, pop in and say Hi sometime!  I miss you!

Cute early morning post
gabbylou
When I went to feed the budgies this morning, I noticed that Sprout was sitting on the branch above Murphy, and had, under cover of darkness, inadvertantly done two poos on Murphy's head overnight.  I went to get the seed bowl filled, and when I got back, Sprout had flown to the branch below, and was gently removing the offending poos from Murphy's head with his beak.  How's that for brotherly love.

Bella watching her fave movie.
gabbylou

?

Log in