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Lalalian PRO 3:03pm, 2 January 2007
Gallery of Modern Art
2 Jan 2007

Moi!

A day spent feasting on the creativity of others and hoping for inspiration...


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Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
Somewhere doing something
24 May 2007

Another too tired, too busy brain dead day.

Had a really stressful launch function at work with a crapload of super important people. The actual event went pretty well, so I guess that's a good thing.

Came home from work and just crashed out.
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
Balmoral Cinemas
25 May 2007

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I went to see Pirates of the Caribbean - At World's End with a bunch of friends tonight.

It only opened yesterday, so the cinema was nearly bursting at the seams.

Loved the movie, loved the company.

Good times!
Lalalian PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Lalalian (member) 11 years ago
My station
26 May 2007

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Had a lovely and well needed sleep in before heading out to lunch with a bunch of new people at my Pastor's house. I've been going to this church for over a year now, but only managed to get along to a welcome lunch just now.

It was great to meet some of the faces I've been seeing around over the last little while.

Afterwards, I managed to pop in and see my brother's kids before they went back to their Mum's.

Looking forward to an early night!!
drab chicken [deleted] 11 years ago
did they make you wear name tags? um... i know you're not talking about this, but i just thought i'd mention it... church singles mixers are only half the fun they sound like they'd be. this is true at least of my own church. Baptists are great at potlucks but crap at throwing parties... such has been my experience
Lalalian PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Lalalian (member) 11 years ago
HAA HAA!!!! Yes, we did wear nametags.

It wasn't a singles mixer. It was just for newbies to the church. Actually, I think I was the only single person there out of about 30 people (apart from the kids who should be too young to care about that stuff).

I went to a baptist church for about 20yrs, so I totally know about the potluck dinners and bad parties. I think I had my life's ration of bush dances (Aussie version of barn dance, I guess) by the time I hit 21yrs old.

From there I moved on to a Penti one for about 6yrs which was a huge culture shock with the dancing and prancing about. It was the perfect place for the stuff I was going through at the time.

Now I'm going to an AOG that seems to have a lot of the good stuff from both of my previous experiences, plus a whole lot more (not saying that it's perfect by any means, but a nice balance). I'm really happy there and have made friends with some amazing people who are absolutely nuts (in the good way).
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
Oh yeah...

Tonight at church I have to sing Aretha Franklin's "Respect".

It's a bloody hard song and I'm a bit nervous... {:-/
bunæn PRO 11 years ago
*would love to hear the sockittomesockittomesockittomesockittome part from a comfy pew.
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
We don't have pews. The generously sized seats are comfortably cushioned.

Well, it went OK. Maybe (actually, definately) not as good as Aretha, but still not a bad effort. Stumbled over a few places, but all in all I'm relatively happyish with the result.

Kinda wish I'd asked the sound guy to record it, but I'm not sure if I could stand the pain of hearing it.
bunæn PRO 11 years ago
Well, good on you, mate!
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
Thanks {:->
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
Brisbane River
27 May 2007

Pirates!!!

I was on the ferry today and noticed that some pirates had sailed into town.
Sexy Swedish Babe PRO 11 years ago
I missed your birthday. I've missed everything! I missed the Respect!

*feels sad
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
That's OK, Sandra.

You're here now! {:->
Lalalian PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Lalalian (member) 11 years ago
On stage
28 May 2007

Loopy Lead

I was feeling pretty blah today (actually, for most of the last week), so I took the day off work to have a rest.

Spent the day pottering around home and having lovely naps. Pity the neighbours are having building done...

Went to band rehearsal tonight. We spent most of the night talking, laughing and listening to possible tracks to be played this Sunday night. A couple of the guys tried to freak out the guy who is doing the song by suggesting a couple of choice Tom Waits tunes like "Filipino Box Spring Hog"... hee hee {:->

The theme for the sermon is Tenacity and a couple of us (I would be one of them) REALLY wanted to do "Whip It" by Devo, but the winner was Sam & Dave's "Hold on, I'm Coming" which will be equally cool.
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
My sketchpad
29 May 2007

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I've found yet another way for my time to be absorbed by the interweb.

I reckon it's like MySpace's less obnoxious, more attractive, older sibling {:->
drab chicken [deleted] 11 years ago
haha!
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
South East Freeway
30 May 2007

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After a terrible night's sleep, I awoke feeling all foggy in my mind and body.

On the way to work, I discovered that Brisbane was feeling the same way...

The fog lifted by mid-morning and I managed to sneak off early from work to go spend some time with my brother's kids.

Now I'm going to bed to try and catch up on the sleep I missed last night.
Dragonhide 11 years ago
I like facebook too... Hard to dig up people I know tho.. But I like it so much better than myspace... Myspace offends me.
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
I've only just joined in the last couple of weeks, so it's still all pretty new.

It's pretty cool though and I like that your ears don't get blasted with random music {:->
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
My room
31 May 2007

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GAH!!

Another late night.

I need to get more sleep...
Lalalian PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Lalalian (member) 11 years ago
Primary School Classroom
1 Jun 2007

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Tonight was the big fundraiser for the school my friend Deb works at. It's for the grade 7 kids to go down to Canberra for an excursion.

The school is in a low socio-economic area and some of the kids have hardly ever been out of their local area, so this is a huge thing for them to be able to go halfway across the country.

So the event was a trivia night and it was heaps of fun. Our table didn't win the competition, but we did score pretty well from the raffles.

I came away with a bottle of Johnny Walker {:->

Afterwards, we went to check out the second half of our friend Andrew's gig. Good times!!
drab chicken [deleted] 11 years ago
trivia night. haha how cute is that
Lalalian PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Lalalian (member) 11 years ago
Brisbane Convention and Entertainment Centre
2 Jun 2007

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I went to a vocal worshop today with the other singers from the band at church.

It was such a great day. The guest speakers were really informative, interacted well with the audience and gave really practical advice that is fairly easy-ish to apply.

Other things from the sessions are probably not so easy, but really important for singers to consider when embarking on the journey ie. being comfortable with who you are, learning how to tell a story etc, etc, etc...

One of the sessions was a jazz & improv one which was pretty cool. The scary bit was at the end when she got everyone to sing a basic line to jazz standards and then passed the microphone around so each of us (all 40-50 of us!!!) could trade fours to scat over the top. SCARY!!!!!!!!

These pix are in the foyer of the complex we were in. I love them!!
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
High School Classroom
3 Jun 2007

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Hmmm... seems I've spent a bit of time in classrooms this weekend...

Today I went to a planning meeting for the performing and visual arts camp I'm going to be working on in a month's time.

This sign was on the wall of the room we were in.
Lalalian PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Lalalian (member) 11 years ago
Shadowland
4 Jun 2007



I made some jewellery tonight.

One piece is for a friend's birthday gift and one is for me.

I have two really beautiful crystal necklaces that belonged to my great grandma. I wear one all the time, but the other was all broken, so I salvaged the beads and made a bracelet to compliment the necklace.
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
Lounge Room
5 Jun 2007

Puddle Jumping

Nothing of particular interest happened today, but it was raining when I got to my station and I didn't have an umbrella.

It was pretty set in, so I took my shoes off, rolled up my jeans and wandered home through the downpour.

Now I'm all rugged up and warm and enjoying the sound of raindrops falling outside.
Dragonhide 11 years ago
I can't believe they gave away Johnny Walker whiskey at a SCHOOL trivia night... Not something you'd see in the Politically Correct States..

*considering hitch hiking and sneaking on a boat to Oz for his 1,002,375th time*
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
Well... there weren't any kids at the event, so I guess it's not quite so bad.

I'm just glad I didn't get the scrapbooking magazine...
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
Batavia Cafe
6 Jun 2007

Batavia

I met Larissa for a catch up after work this afternoon at a lovely cafe.

It's probably one of my favourite places because I feel very posh whenever I go there.

All the beverages are served on trays with the ingredients in separate jugs so you can mix them to your own taste and the nibbles arrive on beautiful little serving dishes.

I'm not really a girly girl, but I do enjoy tea parties every now and then.

It's still raining here. Now it's been over 24hrs which is fabulous. I just hope that some of it is hitting the reservoirs...
bunæn PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by bunæn (member) 11 years ago
Veddy posh photo, dahling!

Here's to the rain.

By the way, remember the shocking comment I made that not a drop of rain is expected to fall hereabouts until September? Well, that very morning, it drizzled a little as I drove out of town to work. Later, I am told, it actually rained--not enough to relieve our near drought condition.
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
Wow, cool!!

Yeah, ours isn't enough to break the drought either, but at least most people's water tanks will get filled up.
Dragonhide 11 years ago
It has to be so scary to be in a situation where you think you might not have water to do what you need to do....

Fortunately I live next to a babbling creek.. so if all hits hell and we lose power for a week at a time (Happened twice in the past year BTW) we still have water. We don't have city water, and usually water still flows even without power due to water towers and such. We have a well instead, that needs a pump.

But being next to the creek, we always have water for our toilets to work, to drink (if properly treated, which I have the kit for) and so on.

It has to be unnerving sometimes to live in a place that for all purposes is a desert if not for modern technology (like much of California is)

Anyway- I think that's pretty damn awesome how they let you mix the drinks yourself by bringing you everything you need.. I never seen that before-- great idea. :)
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
Yeah, it is a bit scary thinking that drinkable water could run out. Just gotta keep praying for rain, I guess.

The drinkies are awesome. They do it for the coffees as well. My fave hot bevvie there is a mochagato, which is a massive cup half filled with ice cream. You then pour the coffee and hot chocolate over the top

{:->
Lalalian PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Lalalian (member) 11 years ago
The office
7 Jun 2007

Jenny

This is one of my colleagues.

Jenny is a notorious early starter and super late finisher but today she left the office just after 5pm, so we had to take this photo to prove that it actually happened.

I had probably the crappest day that I've ever had at work in the last decade and spent most of the day either in tears or on the verge of tears.

Things haven't improved much since the "new regime" was announced back in February, I'm having on going problems with someone who is supposed to be friend and then came home to discover that my cat had thrown up the entire contents of her stomach all over the dining room floor.

Fortunately the last problem was not on the carpet and was easily cleaned up...

The good news is that we've got a long weekend coming up and I've got all sorts of lovely things planned {:->
Dragonhide 11 years ago
Awwwwww.... *bearhugs* Strife at work sucks... You don't work for a Pointy Hair Boss like Dilbert, do you? :(

Poor Cat.

Here's to the long weekend!!

*tips his coffee cup*
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
Thanks, Tim.

My mantra for today is "one more day"...
Sexy Swedish Babe PRO 11 years ago
*strokes Lala's back

*dreams about a mochagato
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
Oh thank you, Sandra {:->

* starts to purr

Those drinks are pretty amazing. I must take a photo next time I have one!
Lalalian PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Lalalian (member) 11 years ago
Around
8 Jun 2007

Had a slightly better day than yesterday, but I forgot to take a photo.

There was a birthday in the office, so we had morning tea with cake and then some quiet drinkies after work.

Did some groceries on the way home, had IM conversations with a couple of friends, played Guitar Hero for a bit and then went to bed. Yeah, I know y'all want the excitement and adventure of my Friday night... Haa haa!!

The westerly winds picked up today, so it's beginning to feel a bit more like winter. I love the cooler weather!! {:->
Sexy Swedish Babe PRO 11 years ago
your friday sounds a lot more swinging than mine!
CollardGreens PRO 11 years ago
Pssst....we're throwing a RAVE at Glory's while she is away...
Lalalian PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Lalalian (member) 11 years ago
LitsE Lounge
9 Jun 2007

Pete

Woo!

It's the weekend.

I spent the day with my family trying to keep warm... My goodness, it was cold.

We had yummy, yummy fish and chips for lunch followed by some rockin' air guitar displays by my brother and his kids. My YouTube account is spacking out and not letting my files work at the moment, so Michael's reputation as a cool dude is still in tact... for now... * laughs maniacally.

This evening, I went out for dinner to celebrate my friend Helen's birthday.

WOW!! The food was amazing. So many wonderful flavours.

I did take a photo of the birthday girl, but it didn't turn out, so you get this one of Pete pretending to be a Smurf.
Lalalian PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Lalalian (member) 11 years ago
Alexandra Headlands
10 Jun 2007

Finished for the day

I took the train up to the Sunshine Coast (about 2 hours north of here) to spend some time with my friend Renata at her family's holiday house.

Renata met me at the train and then we tootled up to Montville, which is a cool little village in the hinterland that has great little shops selling all sorts of interesting handmade stuff and fabulous eateries.

Every man and his dog also decided to go there, so we spent most of our time dodging bodies.

We did manage to find a lovely restaurant that wasn't too packed out and had the added bonus of gorgeous views over the valley and out to the coastline.

Afterwards, we went to sit by the beach to talk more and soak in some vitamin D. The fresh air was wonderful.

I realised that I haven't spent much time outside lately (apart from walking to and fro the train) and I really need to make the effort. Perhaps spending some more lunchtimes in the Botanic Gardens could be in order.

We also spent time sitting around the house reading (and laughing at) trashy magazines and tinting each other's eyelashes {:->
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
Mooloolabah
11 Jun 2007

Search for the perfect car park

Time to head home, but Renata and I stopped off at the next beach around the coast for breakfast.

Both of us decided to have herbed corncakes with bacon, poached eggs, sauteed mushrooms, rocket and chilli jam which was a truly inspired choice. YUMMO!!!
Dragonhide 11 years ago
That breakfast sounds so yummmmmmyyyyy

So, how does it feel to be associating with a Smurf?
drab chicken [deleted] 11 years ago
i like bacon! bacon is GOOD. i tend to avoid it because salt does bloaty things to my body but i love me some bacon. i've never heard of rocket jam. it sounds intriguing and slightly dangerous.

also, and i almost didn't say this, i want to take a moment to say that i am utterly charmed by your casual use of the word 'tootled'. how cute is that? it's perhaps one of the most adorable things i've read. more people should say 'tootle'.

*tootles off to bed
xo
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
Bacon is awesome.

Actually, it was chilli jam which was really lovely and sweet.

Rocket is a green leafy thing (much like a weed someone pulls from the garden) that was included on the menu description. To me is just garnish because it's got a really strong flavour that I don't much care for.

It is also difficult to control and generally leaves me with food splattered all about the place when the carefully folded leaves come undone like they are spring-loaded.

Sleep well, dearie {:->
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
Oh Tim, I'm sorry. Didn't mean to blank you.

This Smurf is particularly cool, an awesome singer and not nearly as surly as he appears in this pic {:->
Sexy Swedish Babe PRO 11 years ago
*shouts: UGGLAN! GIVE ME BACON FOR BREAKFAST!

*mutters

fresh fruit in yoghurt, again ... oh well ...
Sexy Swedish Babe PRO 11 years ago
hehehe
drab chicken [deleted] 11 years ago
okay sexybabe, so the shouting experiment failed. tomorrow morning brush you teeth, look at ugglan, crook your finger and whisper huskilyi will die if i am denied a slice of crispy swine
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
Bwaa haa haa haaa!!!!!
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
On my pillow
12 Jun 2007

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I've finally joined the club. I've always wanted to by some for myself, but never got around to it. My friend Christine bought some for my birthday last month and I was so excited.

The other day I got one out and started writing down some of the stuff that's been rattling around my head and stressing me out.

Somehow the old fashioned way seems to provide the most natural flow at this point. The connection between pen and paper allows greater honesty because there isn't a delete button. Even if you cross a word out, it's still there.
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
My TV
13 Jun 2007

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One of my favourite TV shows is a music trivia quiz called Spicks & Specks.

I love trying to shout out the answers before the contestants do and the host is a total babe {:->
Lalalian PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Lalalian (member) 11 years ago
Brisbane Central Train Station
14 Jun 2007

Coming or going?

*sigh

Waiting for the train. Missed one and had to wait an hour for the next one. That's the only crappy thing about trains in Brisbane if you're travelling at night.

Previous to this long wait the evening was great.

Went to a meeting at church and then went to hang out at Jase and Shelley's place for a bit. Deb and Craig were there too. It was lovely to catch up with them all over some red wine.

EDIT: My newest niece was born this evening. They called her Eliza Carys and she's pretty cute! I won't get to meet her properly until my bro and sis-in-law move back to Oz in a couple of months.
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
The office
15 Jun 2007

Arrogant Grog

We enjoyed a couple of quiet beverages after work this arvo.

I was going to a CD launch for my friend's band, but after a full on week, then mooching around the city by myself and then with my brother, I was pretty well worn out.

Came home and caught up with some internetty things instead.
Яick Harris PRO 11 years ago
RE: Jun 9 -- I can't imagine it ever being cold in Australia. Geez -- I'm gonna have to readjust my view of the world. Maybe we have different definitions of 'cold'.

Does Australia have different climates? Some more tropical, some less so.

Excuse my ignorance here ... but all of my impressions of Australia were formed from the movie The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. Dusty outbacks with a smattering of gay men :)
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
Hi Rick.

Well, Brisbane winter is definately not as cold as some other places in the world, but because it gets so hot here most houses are not built for cooler weather so it can feel colder.

The extremes of temperature that I can recall experiencing here range from -8 deg C to 46 deg C.

The southern part of the country has snow fields in some areas in winter, but the north is definately tropical with monsoonal rains, stifling humidity etc during summer.
Lalalian PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Lalalian (member) 11 years ago
Also, I love the Priscilla movie {:->
Яick Harris PRO 11 years ago
We go north to escape the heat. Topsy-turvy world.

Every time I hear ABBA I think of Priscilla (distorting my views of Sweden too :)
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
Haa haa!!!

You need to see another Aussie flick called "Muriel's Wedding".

It's full of ABBA songs {:->
Яick Harris PRO 11 years ago
Saw it with my wife. We loved it!
CollardGreens PRO 11 years ago
Well done 14 June...I love this station and the shot you made of it. Brisbane - could live there easily. Good Stuff here

CollardGreens: Oops!
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
Thanks CG. Yeah, I like living in Bris {:->
Sexy Swedish Babe PRO 11 years ago
*dances like a queen
Lalalian PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Lalalian (member) 11 years ago
Brisbane City
16 Jun 2007

The Palace

A couple of days ago, my friend Donna became an Aussie citizen.

Her hubby organised a surprise BBQ for today with friends and family. I missed the big "surprise" moment, but Donna was pretty chuffed that everyone came to celebrate with her.

Getting home was a bit of a mission. There was work being done on the railway and it meant waiting for eons for a bus to get around the other side to where the train was.

I'm generally fairly OK when it happens and just take things as they come. Variety is the spice of life and all that sort of thing, but WOW... some people get really stressed and cranky about it. It kinda makes me want to laugh, but I don't think that would help the people in question feel any better about the situation.

Quiet night at home tonight with some TV viewing and maybe a bit of reading.

I'd like to take this opportunity to say hi to my friend Pete, who is a semi-regular, but relatively silent visitor here... Hi Pete, love your gutz {:->
sunshinecity 11 years ago
love the shot from june 10th

~ sunshinecity - a picture, a story
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
Thank you {:->
bunæn PRO 11 years ago
The thing about being a Smurf is ya gotta know your blues.
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
*sings...

I got the bluuuuues, from my head down to my shoes...

*plays kick-ass harmonica solo to fade
Sexy Swedish Babe PRO 11 years ago
*applauds
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
* smiles and takes a bow
sunshinecity 11 years ago
*cheers* Encore, encore!!

~ sunshinecity - a picture, a story
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
South Brisbane
17 Jun 2007

Melbourne St

Train, bus, bus, sing, ferry, bus, train, Flickr, sleep, train, bus, bus, sing, car, bus, train, sleep...
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
Brisbane Central Train Station
18 Jun 2007

Bar Window

Had a pretty scary moment tonight.

I was walking to music rehearsal when I saw a couple of thugs break into a house and start beating up the people inside with a huge metal pole.

You know... you hear about these things happening on the news and see carefully choreographed versions on TV and in the movies, but there's nothing quite as frightening and gut-wrenching as having it happen right in front of you...
Sexy Swedish Babe PRO 11 years ago
Oh! I KNOW! I have seen violence a few times in the Real Life, and ... brrrr ... it has freaked me out every time.
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
Yeah, it was pretty yuck...
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
Wrapped in blankets
19 Jun 2007

I worked late, got the train home and wrapped myself up in all the warm things I could find.

There isn't a photo today because it was too cold to put my arm out of the blankies to get the camera.

(I know that it's probably not as cold as some of you people living closer to the poles, but it's cold for me!!!)
bunæn PRO 11 years ago
Has there been a cold snap down there? Everybody calling in to Dr. Karl seems to be freezing.
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
Haa haa!!! I haven't heard last week's show yet.

Yeah, it's cold. The peeps in southern states have had big storms as well.
Sexy Swedish Babe PRO 11 years ago
oh. i KNOW that cold! but as i am on the opposite to that right now, i will try to not think about what's to come ... pretty soon.
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
Yeah. Maybe if you ignore it, it will stay away for a bit longer {:->
Dragonhide 11 years ago
:( Violence like that when you witness it is such a horrible experience... I'm glad you;re OK.

That is one of the things I do not miss living in the city.
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
Wrapped in more blankets
20 Jun 2007

No photo again.

Busy day and worked pretty late.

It was the coldest June day on record for 90 years and so windy.

When I finally got home I wrapped myself up like a mummy trying to keep warm.
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
Fortitude Valley
21 Jun 2007

Late night traffic

Man, who would have thought there'd be a traffic jam at 10:30pm in the evening?

We were here for aaaaaaaages. In the end, I hopped out and walked to the train station so Deb and Katharine could take a side street to get home.
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
Train station loo wall
22 Jun 2007

Emo...

Work was totally craptacular today.

I'm feeling so worn out by everything that's been going on lately. I'm tired of being treated badly and feeling too tired to do the things that I want to in the evenings and on the weekends.

By the time my collegues and I had staggered through the day and enjoyed a couple of quiet drinks I really wanted to go home, but I pushed through the blah-ness of it all and went to a gathering at Shelley and Jason's place to celebrate Jase finishing exams.

I'm so glad I went. It was great to be around some of my favourite peeps to chat and share a few laughs.
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
Mike's backyard
23 Jun 2007

Zinnia & me

Got my hair cut and coloured today, then went around to my brother's place to hang out with the family.

* sigh *

I've missed them lately and it was lovely to just spend time with them and get some good hugs {:->
BellaGaia PRO 11 years ago
I always enjoy catching up on your photostream -- forgive the tardy comments, but here's my two cents....

Love Priscilla and Muriel's wedding, but even though it take's place in Sydney, I'd have to say my all time fav Aussie flick is Strictly Ballroom. Also really love Rabbit Proof Fence.

This last photo is simply gorgeous -- the love just emanates from it.

"too tired to do things I want to do in the evenings and weekends" ditto.... i think it's something that happens at our age.... they tell me exercise would help... and I know it does, but it's a vicious circle and i'm too tired to motivate myself to exercise.
drab chicken [deleted] 11 years ago
what a sweet niece!!! having childish arms thrown around my neck is just about *my* favorite thing ever.
bunæn PRO 11 years ago
Yeah, it is something that happens when you get to your age. But hang in there for your second wind to come when you get my age. Actually, I just get up hella early and take pictures, then fall asleep at work. So, I guess I would add, it helps to be running things by the time you get to be my age. Then, even if you don't feel so hot, at least you can take it out on your underlings.

*mental note: get some underlings
drab chicken [deleted] 11 years ago
haha! on behalf of all underlings, i'd just like to take this moment to huff
*huffs
Lalalian PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Lalalian (member) 11 years ago
Hey guys. Well, I'm not so sure it's just an age thing. Working for an interfearing control freak tends to take it out of you.

I might have to find myself some underlings too, cuz I wouldn't mind taking photos in the mornings and having nanna naps in the afternoons while they beaver away {:->

Yeah, Bella. Strictly Ballroom is one of my all time faves too!!!
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
On stage
24 Jun 2007

Jason

Today was really cool.

The band was rockin' for both services and we had heaps of fun. It's so good to get to play with such awesome musos who are lovely people as well.
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
On the couch
25 Jun 2007

Well, it's nearly midnight but I'm too tired to think of anything interesting to photograph.

Work was OK, caught up with a friend for lunch, called a friend that I haven't seen for a few weeks.

It's raining and late.

Going to bed now.
Dragonhide 11 years ago
23rd.. Man, what a gorgeous picture, I can see the family resemble.. too cute.

Hang in there and imagine your boss in pink polka-dot underwear while being an ass to you. Trust me, the grin you will have will drive them mad.

x0
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
Thanks Tim.

I'm not sure if I could live with the mental scarring that image would leave... haa haa!! {:->
Lalalian PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Lalalian (member) 11 years ago
Victoria Bridge
26 Jun 2007

Rain walker

It's been raining pretty much all day. The really nice, gentle rain that makes you want to stay in bed reading and drinking hot chocolate.

Unfortunately, I had to get up and go to the office.

Ah well...

After work, I walked across the river to meet some friends and went to see Bridge to Terabithia at the movies.

It was pretty good and there were a few sneaky moments that made some tears squish out.

*sigh

One more day until my holidays start...
Lalalian PRO 11 years ago
The couch
27 Jun 2007

BRRRRRR!!!!!!

Woah, it's really cold tonight.

Had a busy day getting things finished before going on 2 weeks holidays.
Dragonhide 11 years ago
Aw, you're adorable! :)

Stay warm!
Sexy Swedish Babe PRO 11 years ago
Can you send that lovely blanket to me in my wintertime, so we can do a seasonal northern southern swap?

haha

*feels bad for not having knitted a super warm scarf for Lala
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