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28 June 2013 @ 10:41 pm
Food, Interior Design, Wardrobe, Summer Holidays.  
Much to my dismay, I must announce that I have that irritating Get Lucky song stuck in my head. This terrible state of affairs is entirely thanks to Danny, who set it as my ring tone when he visited on Tuesday. I'd ask Valentine to take it off for me but I don't want to admit that I've been thoroughly baffled by a bloody smartphone (Valentine, if you're reading and you take it off for me and never mention it in my hearing, I'll owe you something).

Been using the idle time found between reading and ministering to Valentine's damaged extremeties learning new things in the kitchen. Making croissants is not the most infuriating thing I've done in my life, but it was close. Have you ever tried? Hardly worth the effort, though guaranteed to make you appreciative of your nearest boulangerie.

Mulling over redecorating the study at Holland Park. This thought brought to you by the magnificent set design of Hannibal, which I finished watching on Sunday. At a slight loss as to what to do in terms of television watching, despite Ellie's suggestion of True Blood. I did give it a shot but it seemed to be mostly comprised of poor acting and not enough clothes.

Speaking of clothes, I've become inordinately fond of ties. Sadly, ties are not quite as fond of me... they seem to make me look like a homeless person in a way that even slovenly clothes cannot.

And now.. summer holidays. Still need to plan that trip.
Ms. Moose: ...what?atrum_astrum on June 28th, 2013 05:19 pm (UTC)
Good luck with the ringtone and your holiday from teaching. Earned.
Lindsay Brownnothing_kind on June 29th, 2013 07:24 am (UTC)
Good luck with your tour. And refusing this cake when you visit.
Ms. Mooseatrum_astrum on June 30th, 2013 06:25 pm (UTC)
Who said anything about refusing cake? Better yet, when will I get to prove you so glaringly wrong on this assumption?
Lindsay Brownnothing_kind on July 21st, 2013 10:02 am (UTC)
You back now? Come up to the big house some time this week if you're free. Bring the dog and the husband if you like - rivers good for swimming at the moment.
Ms. Moose: wigglesatrum_astrum on July 25th, 2013 02:47 pm (UTC)
Sorry to have delayed on this! Next week? Are you still around? I'd love to monopolize your time for a spell. If I can fight the dog for you.
Lindsay Brownnothing_kind on July 28th, 2013 09:59 am (UTC)
Sounds good to me, sweetheart. Looking forward.
Ms. Mooseatrum_astrum on June 30th, 2013 06:27 pm (UTC)
Can't lie, when I read this the first time, I thought you meant Danny as in Danny Drake, and I saw red and refused rational thought that you have an independent Danny of your own, and no need for me to be callous. Bit on the defensive, hey? I'm an idiot.
Lindsay Brownnothing_kind on July 21st, 2013 10:03 am (UTC)
My Danny is almost as dense and about twice as fat. Dont tell him I said that if you ever meet him.
Ms. Moose: meow ;)atrum_astrum on July 25th, 2013 02:48 pm (UTC)
Is there anyone as dense as that plodder? Honestly. Your secret's safe with me.
Lindsay Brownnothing_kind on July 28th, 2013 09:59 am (UTC)
You're asking this of a man who teaches 20somethings for a living.
Ms. Moose: storms - f*ck youuuatrum_astrum on July 28th, 2013 01:00 pm (UTC)
True, but trust me when I say I'd rather live in a frat house full of them than share a meal with Drake.
Valentina Parnassus: haha Lindsay :Dinthereeperbahn on June 29th, 2013 07:20 am (UTC)
even pres obamas at it https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6PEboTpcfI :P i well aint taking it off, i love taht song!!

as for tv i am marathoning horrible history's today if you want to join me.........
Lindsay Brown: Skynothing_kind on June 29th, 2013 07:28 am (UTC)
How can you like it? It's like Michael Jackson filtered through a layer of treacle. The content is also misleading in the extreme.

Mm, tempting. Dick Turpin?

Valentina Parnassus: LOLinthereeperbahn on June 29th, 2013 07:33 am (UTC)
welll..... i like mj and i like treacle, so :D

special one for you, baynton as charles morrisey dickens

Valentina Parnassus: spininthereeperbahn on June 29th, 2013 07:33 am (UTC)

Lindsay Brown: Morning Afternothing_kind on June 29th, 2013 07:49 am (UTC)

Mostly because they put him in that beard, Jesus.
Valentina Parnassus: haha Lindsay :Dinthereeperbahn on June 29th, 2013 07:52 am (UTC)
he still looks about 12 XD
Lindsay Brown: Idiotnothing_kind on June 29th, 2013 08:02 am (UTC)
So do you. Are you beginning to see a pattern?
Valentina Parnassus: kissing Lindsays cockinthereeperbahn on June 29th, 2013 08:05 am (UTC)
what that your a dirty old man?? yeah we all known that for years tho :P x
Lindsay Brownnothing_kind on June 29th, 2013 11:22 pm (UTC)
Non, je suis VOS vieux pervers. D'accord?