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Design is easy.....?

Always on the look out for design/film/animation/photo taking inspiration - Oh, and travel ideas, (although anything in Japan will always win hands down for me). Currently based in the North East of Scotland.

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my nemesis

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I completely loathe this household appliance. It haunts my sleep. My partner can wheel it around expertly and it probably feeds his gadget needs when assisting with housework. He assembles it as if it were some sort of star wars gun. I on the other hand find it cumbersome. It won't wheel where i want it, it falls over instantly if i *ahem* 'gently' pull it along. And it's bloody heavy. It hates me and i hate it but today i have to do battle as it's my turn to vacuum. :-(
12th Feb 2008, 11:00   | tags:,comments (6)

running on empty

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One of the mildest but dullest mornings to go for a run but i did it. Hard going after a bit of hibernation on my part over winter. My friend who lives near sheffield is also a keen runner but getting motivated is tricky at this time of the year so last night we decided we would run 'together' at the same time but hundreds of miles apart. We did it too! Feel better and both intend on doing same again tomorrow. Hope the weather is better and i get some decent pics though.....

plastic toys

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I love my holga camera! Getting used to taking photos with it now. Looking forward to developing the film to see what I get. Already the batteries have come loose from their casing and the back almost flew open. All part of its cheap charm....

homeward bound

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Heading back from Elgin on the train after visiting family this weekend.Nice quiet train, sunny outside. Sunday lunch when I get back.Perfect.
27th Jan 2008, 13:57   | tags:,,comments (2)

chinese new year

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Got a lovely card in the post today to cheer up the january blues from my friend in Taiwan, to wish me a happy chinese new year for next month. Why are their cards so much prettier? :-) hope to meet up with her next christmas when we embark on a festive hol in japan. Something to look forward to on this grey january day i s'pose.

getting better

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Hurray!more snow this morning and still coming. Apparently though it'll all be washed away by rain later on this evening. :-(
4th Jan 2008, 10:41   comments (0)

happy 2008

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Festive hols have been good.lots of socialising,eating and being merry.lovely pressies and a cosy new year.bit of a smattering of snow today which will apparently get worse later a great vintage camera which i'll post on my other blog.takes quirky photos so hope today gets more stormy so i can get some good pics.
3rd Jan 2008, 11:28   comments (0)

christmas carrot cake

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Made a christmas carrot cake for the last day of work on friday. We all pigged out on mince pies,cake and cheese biscuits. Then had our christmas night out which turned in to mayhem when the modelling balloons were found on the table and various er,shapes were made. Last night my good friend from edinburgh stayed and we got blootered and didn't head to bed til five.tomorrow it's off to my folks for dinner after present opening.tonight i open my works secret santa, - couple of mini bottles of bucks fizz.hurrah!it's christmas. ;-)
24th Dec 2007, 20:16   | tags:comments (0)