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Thursday, August 23, 2007


End of an Era.... Beginning of an Era...

Some of you may know about the closure of the patient advice forums at Stop the Thyroid Madness, but what you may not know, is that there are new patient advice forums available in just 24 hours from now, at Real Thyroid Help.

Many of the same people you know and love from Stop the Thyroid Madness will be there, and come along and visit me at the Australian forum :)

Cat

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Wednesday, August 22, 2007


Five More Things...


Sunshine offered us the list of five things she can't leave home without... now it's my turn :)

1, mobile phone - it has all of my appointments as well as my contacts and a video and still camera in one unit, very versatile :)

2, sunglasses - I still can't get around without sunglasses, glare and my eyes don't go together well.

3, water - just need my H2O

4, warm clothing - I don't thermoregulate well so I usually lug a jacket around with me even in the warmest weather, never know when I'm going to shiver.

5, keys - my memory is bad, so to make sure I can always get into whatever I want to get into, keys are permanently on hand.

Hmm I feel a bit boring after that, it would have been wonderful to say I carry a notebook or a sketch pad and record scenes of life as they strike me, or a petition for world peace and invite everyone I meet to sign it, the complete works of Shakespeare trying to access classical literature, mind you, I never could get into Shakespeare, my parents had the complete works of George Bernard Shaw, Shakespeare and a King James Bible, the only one I ever read and enjoyed was the Shaw, not for lack of trying, but I guess the language of the other two, being much older English, was much harder to access as I did begin reading them before I attained double digits of age. Wonder what I'd make of them now? :)

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Tuesday, August 21, 2007


Just to mock me

because they honestly never really share, here they are sharing a "blankie". They have separate blankies so that they can have their own territory and yet be close together, this time, they went for sharesies.

The bright green flashes on the collar are the free petregister.com.au registration tags, the white blob is my thumb in front of the camera and the general crumminess is the indoor potential of my mobile phone camera (2mp) with flash.

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Saturday, August 18, 2007


Shaun Micallef, an underrated comedy genius of whom we now only get tantalising glimpses on Thank God You're Here, hopefully he'll still be there if they get to season 3.

For now, go back in time a decade or more, and see Shaun Micallef as David McGahan playing Roger Explosion...


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Not sure how I stumbled across this very young looking Shaun Micallef clip, this must be at least 10 years old? now to find me some roger explosion clips!

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Wednesday, August 15, 2007


Because I don't have any pics for you today

here's a fave lolcat from I can has cheezburger

MAH PEETSA IS MOLTO BENNY

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Sunday, August 12, 2007


Someone to watch over me...

Where'd she go?

















At least until she gets bored...

Mmmmmmmmm Stretchy!!
















While he is busy herding Pandas....


Git along little doggie...

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Thursday, August 09, 2007


More Market...

I first started shopping at the Market regularly in about 1986 or so, Fiona and I used to shop there, we were very enamoured of Ally Fricker's Food Conspiracy, the only 100% organic fruit and vegetable stall there at the time.
You can imagine my disappointment that I was unable to google any reference to Ally Fricker's Food Conspiracy all these years later, such a landmark stall it was.
The same stall is still organic, it just isn't Fricker's Food Conspiracy any longer, and is no longer the only organic stall around either.

Market days involved lunch at the Malacca Corner which was always vegetarian poh pia, vego laksa and a coconut bun, or Clearlight Cafe back when it was in Rundle Street and several owners and incarnations ago - well it was the 80's :)


It was quite a treat to fire up Frieda, my HD Holden, lug my backpack around and fill it with fresh goodies, then savour an afternoon of delightful cafe fare. :-)

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Wednesday, August 08, 2007


Central Market

I just tried to post these links on Sunshine's blog, and they were truncated.

I love the Adelaide Central Market!!!

I only recently found out it's the largest fresh food market in the Southern Hemisphere, that's a double happiness for me :)



Market

More


Even More


Yes, there's more


Still more..


Just a bit more


Had enough yet?


One more.....

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Monday, August 06, 2007


I've been tagged for the "Five Things" meme!


Angela, from Domestic Divapalooza has tagged me to list 5 things about the following:



5 things in my refrigerator:


1. Paris Creek BioDynamic unhomogenised whole milk

2. Paris Creek natural yoghurt

3. Crumpets :)

4. St Dalfour Black Cherry no sugar Fruit Spread

5. P's half finished Farmer's Union Iced Mocha


5 things in my wardrobe:

1. Long Leather Jacket

2. Shoes that are too high for me :) - thankyou arthritic knees

3. All my packing and moving bags - I live in perpetual awareness that home is not permanent from having moved so much

4. Handbags that I currently don't use, not that there's a lot of them :), 2 I think

5. P's Navy mementos


5 things in my bag or backpack:

1. My wallet

2. Sunglasses

3. Fascia plate for my car stereo

4. Lip Balm

5. Japanese language cd's (thanks P) so I can learn a language while I drive - idea thanks to the stig from Top Gear who is learning Spanish while test driving for the show


I'm a sucker for Top Gear - just a childish rev head I suppose :)



5 things in my vehicle:

1. Spring water bottle

2. Sun visor for me

3. Reflective sun visor for Ruby (my car)

4. Cd's

5. Lots of mini tissue packets - I get stirred for this!

5 things in the world I want to see before I die:

1. Holyrood Palace

2. Japan

3. Yorkshire

4. New Zealand

5. Ireland

4 people I’m going to tag to participate in the 5 things meme:

1. Jenny

2. Julez

3. Sunshine

4. Ashlar

 

 

Thursday, August 02, 2007


Petregister







petregister.com.au

have been doing some upgrades, hence the missing button from my sidebar.
There is a temporary one up now, but if it changes again, the linkie is still clickable so please do visit them if you're in Oz and would like your pet registered and tags for free!

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