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September 24th, 2014

01:57 pm - Music

Well, having bought myself a cheapish bass guitar for my birthday in May to play around with until I'd saved up for the Strat, I find I love it. I bought the strat last month, but only play it once a week while spending hours practising bass. The lovely depth and power of the sound and the way a good bass line underpins everything else is very I satisfying. Started lessons on the bass in June and picked it up very rapidly. In the last few weeks my teacher has been giving me songs from his band's playlist to learn. All 70s and 80s party songs which are great to play. Two songs a week, but on Monday night he gave me three. Already worked out the bass lines and can play 'em, so I've picked another song off the list to do. Poor hubby and daughter have to listen to the same songs over and over... Still, G told me his band was having problems getting a regular bassist, and I was next on his list! Only 70 or so songs to learn... Always liked a challenge, but let's hope the current guy hangs around a bit longer yet!

House hasn't sold yet but may be an offer coming from a couple up North who really liked it. Fingers crossed.

Hugs and bass riffs for anyone who got through to the end of this ramble! Xx

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June 25th, 2014

05:17 pm - clothing sizes
Was just reading the article on the new size 000. 23 inch waist. LOL. Back when I was a teenager sewing my own clothes, a 28 inch waist was a size 14, a 26in was 12, 24in was 10, and 22 in was 8. So the new US 000 was between 8-10. size 0 was about a 12. "Ooo, look at me, I was a 8 and now I'm a 0!" Dream on, Babycakes, the only thing that has changed is the number on the wee label.

Yes, of course you can fly, Peter. You just have to believe...
Current Mood: cynicalcynical

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May 1st, 2014

10:18 pm

Look what I LOVE YOU MUMMY!!!!!!! ( bloody kid tampering with my phone!) t h e birthday fairy brought me for later this month. All purple and sparkly. While I was in I LOVE YOU MUMMY!!!!!!! (Grrrr) t h e music shop I had a play with an American Standard Fender Strat and tube amp plus a delay pedal. I think I'm in lust. It sounded awesome and fit my hands perfectly... May have to wait a bit for that one!

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December 27th, 2013

12:35 pm
Merry Christmas everyone, hope you all had a great day! :D

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December 4th, 2013

09:58 pm - meme
Nicked from kittylefish
Your EQ is 160

Two possibilities - you've either out "Dr. Phil-ed" Dr. Phil... or you're a dirty liar.

Seriously though, your whole "Don't Worry, Be Happy" philosophy is really what defines emotional intelligence.
You're warm, open, and very optimistic. You know how to act appropriately, even if you don't feel like it.

You are a good communicator, and you have little difficulty with personal relationships - even when you're dealing with difficult people.
In general, you are successful, capable, together person. You get what you want out of life.

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October 29th, 2013

11:33 pm
Oooh, Limited Exposure was nominated for Best SSHG Romance!

Rules, Timelines, and How to Nominate a Fic

To Make Nominations/Ask Questions:
Nomination period: October 1st - October 28th, 2013
Voting period: November 1st - December 31st, 2013
Winners announced: by January 10th, 2014

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July 30th, 2013

09:49 pm - birthdays
I'm cheating this time. HAPPY BIRTHDAYS to all the June and July babies. Hope your special day was super special. xx

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June 17th, 2013

10:29 pm - Birthdays
Birthdays, birthdays, birthdays.

Your parents were a busy bunch in August/September, you know!

Happy birthdays to hbart, fiacha5, apisa_b, hogwarts_91, quaffswinegaily, kizzy7, neelix_2000, raettawy, teshara, geminiscorp, ginny_lv_harry, camillo1978, labrt2004, meladara!

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May 8th, 2013

10:03 pm - birthdays
Happy recent birthdays to: subversa, rickmanraves, blueartemis07, rdholmantx, imhilien, pennswoods, moreteadk, ginny24, inspired_ideas, nogod1251, voxangelus, capcomplover, dreamy_dragon73, tinytexans! Hope the next year is full of fun and good times. :D

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March 10th, 2013

01:21 pm - Quiz
No way!

Pottermore Sorting Hat Quiz
Your Result: Slytherin
Congratulations! Welcome to SLYTHERIN HOUSE. Our emblem is the serpent, the wisest of creatures; our house colours are emerald green and silver, and our common room lies behind a concealed entrance down in the dungeons. We pride ourselves on ambition, determination, cunning and resourcefulness. Slytherin will help you on your way to greatness, not everyone in this house is evil or cowardly.

Traits: Cunning, ambition, determination, resourcefulness and intellect.

Notable People: Merlin (yes, Merlin was in Slytherin), the Malfoys, Severus Snape, Tom Riddle.

I decline. I'm a Puff. Mind you, I scored 78% Slyth, 76% Puff, 74% Gryff, 74% Claw, so perhaps I'm truly a creature of all the houses. :)
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