meander, keep moving, that's what it's all about isn't it?! not the hokey pokey, that just CAN'T be what it's all about...

Sunday, November 30, 2003

giant girl with knee high socks...

Friday Five.... late again I know...

1. Do you like to shop? Why or why not?
Yeh, but generally on my own or just one other person, otherwise it becomes WAY too complicated...

2. What was the last thing you purchased?
a pizza scroll from Bakers Delight

3. Do you prefer shopping online or at an actual store? Why?
Store for clothes/shoes/make up and all the boring stuff you need to 'try' before buying.... cd's and stuff can come from online if they're cheaper than the stores...

4. Did you get an allowance as a child? How much was it?
yeh a little i think. we used to save it up for the show every year.

5. What was the last thing you regret purchasing?
my car!

Sharon and Adam got married yesterday!! It was very nice and special in a forest out near their place in Williamstown... then we all went back to their place (fondly known as "Kermit") and consumed large amounts of soup, curries, antipasto and the like, and beer of course...

I got hayfever in the middle of the night... wierd. anyhoo... Molly drove us all up there in her van lovingly named Stella... and we made it with not a moment to spare... *phew*


Machine Gun Fellatio are playing tonight and I can't wait!! Still feeling lethargic and wierd though... and hoping it's still just the weather... cos I just read something about heart attacks... though I hope I'm too young to have one...

Kronos Quartet: Miniskirt
Basement Jaxx: Supersonic
GB3: Circlework
Scared Wierd Little Guys: South Australia!
StereoTotal: Furore
Machine Gun Fellatio: Blacklamb
Lemonheads: If I could talk I'd tell you (LOVE SONG DEDICATION)
Bad Girls of the Bible: Racing
The Cat Empire: Beanni
MKB: Heatman
Noonday Underground: the Light Brigade (Gerling Mix)
Jefferson Starship: Stairway to Cleveland
Dashboard Confessional: Carve your Heart out Yourself
Richard Easton: Wake Up
Wayne Newton: Danke Shoen!!!
Paper Tiger: what would you do?
Boys Next Door: Shivers
Nancy Sinatra: Bang Bang (my baby shot me down)
(that's the first hours worth...)

Make your own men...http://www.mrmen.com/makemrmen.htm

Yeh, I need that site, can't you see I'm running out of options here! hehe.

My latest kind of plan for 2004...
work whatever jobs til I can go to work as a camp counscellor in the USA in their summer (so I guess June-August-ish)... come back and drive up the east coast fruit picking and going to festivals through summer, visiting some people and stuff... taking photographs and other things!! yahoo!

because lets face it, working loads of hours bores the pants off of me... at least it does when you're looking at a computer all day...

hmmm... yes, stuff and things...

here's hopin' my cherry tomatoes turn out more impressive than Benjamins...


Friday, November 28, 2003

Book Crossing...

go have a look at bookcrossing.com - what an excellent concept and props to whomever created it...

basically the idea is you can either lend to someone or leave somewhere, a book in 'the wild'... someone else can then pick it up, log on the net that they've got it, read and post comments on it, and leave it somewhere else to be hunted for, collected, read.... it goes on and on... pretty cool i reckon.

so we've started a book crossing spot at three d... if anyone else is interested in participating, check it out... when i've got a few books to pass on, i'll let you know!!

beer is my friend...

why is it that I used to care about consuming loads of water when I drank, and now I honestly wait til about the last round of drinks... is it because I think that it will interrupt my night of beers and mirth? probably.

went to worldsend last night for a catch up with the FUSE kids and beers and snacks, then Abby and I went down to the Ex and bumped into Tom and Melinda and Tansy and Mike and some of their friends. Hurrah! One big silly family of beer consumers...

xmas ideas: WDCS Australia - adopt a dolphin!!

vote to Impeach Bush
From the notes on the site... "Impeachment is the direct constitutional means for removing a President, Vice President or other civil officers of the United States who have acted or threatened acts that are serious offenses against the Constitution, its system of government, or the rule of law, or that are conventional crimes of such a serious nature that they would injure the Presidency if there was no removal."

Info from Greenpeace: "No doubt you will have seen or heard that Greenpeace is being put on trial in the United States for a non-violent protest that boarded a ship carrying illegally logged mahogany from Brazil. The U.S. is the largest importer of tropical wood from the Brazilian Amazon, so our actions in the U.S. are crucial if we want to end illegal and destructive deforestation down here.

If the Bush administration wins this case, it could effectively shut down Greenpeace in the U.S. We could be facing a five-year probation that would silence our voice to peacefully protest crimes against the environment. "

Man, if I had more cash at the moment I'd be doing more protesting...

Thursday, November 27, 2003

spiderman, spiderman, doin' the things a spider can...

(damn, lost a whole post, damn internet!!)

spiderman is COOL. watched it last night on DVD for the first time. Not what I expected, but not sure what I really did expect anyway...

Also made dinner for Sharon and Adam who dropped off some chooky eggs so I can make biscuits... mmm biscuits...

according to real age, my "real age" is 20.6 (woohoo!) so how come I feel so lethargic then??

adj : deficient in alertness or activity; "bullfrogs became lethargic with the first cold nights"

and i've worked out it's not chronic fatigue... the symptoms don't match... i checked!! I mean I'm pretty active with all the riding and walking and schtuff and things, but I feel so tired... maybe it's just the weather and hayfever messing with me still...

cool interview on Late for Breakfast with Jello Biafra this morning (you know, ex Dead Kennedys singer... travels around doing loads of spoken word now...)

damni un bacio!

Wednesday, November 26, 2003

"sit down whore"

the funniest thing when I sat down to eat 'breakfast' at 12noon today... Jerry Springer! That guy has the best job in the world, his producers go out and find the most screwed up people to come on the show and then he tries to be rational with them, they just start screaming at each other and he sits up the back giggling... at least I'm sure he does after the show with a big fat vodka martini in one hand, and a cigar in the other...
he deserves props most of all because he generally manages to keep a straight face through it all!! hehe.

Yes, and the audience have a lot to answer for I think... the chants of "SIT DOWN WHORE" are somewhat inappropriate... along with "he likes dicks" (i think that was what they were saying, hard to understand the ugly mob)...

anyhoo, phew! at three d cataloguing some new gear from Stomp Records... looking at stuff to do with Buck65 and thinking how sexy his web-site is... and how privelidged I am for getting the interview... *shudder*

be still my beating x-chromosome... or should that be y??

scored myself a splendid buck65 12" of wicked and wierd as well as MKB's new 7" today.... swell!

I like the word swell, I also like the word FANTAZMAGORICAL and SPLENDARO! (as if you didn't know that)

I do NOT understand the word "nonce"...
it doesn't seem to actually fit in any sentence I can think of... If anyone has any suggestions where it actually might work, be sure to post it in the comments...


Tuesday, November 25, 2003

where the "SNNUUH" is Wally??

in-joke, nevermind...
sorry benjamin...

Sunday night at the Ex was kind of surreal and wierd... this guy wouldn't keep his mouth shut when Big Al was doing a comedy set... not heckling, just being rude and abusing him... so when he finished and Sam (the MC) got up to say stuff, this guy did it again... Sam said "well does anyone have anything to say about that?" and I couldn't resist so piped up and said how f*cking rude it was that this guy couldn't respect people trying to do their art... so he called me something discusting so I stood up and moved closer to him and tried to explain that he's just being a plain dickhead... yada yada. whatever he called me Fin got up and went over to him and gave him a serve because he said to me afterwards that he wouldnt let anyone talk to me like that... ever... that's SO nice. I love my friends. We nearly had to get security to remove this guy, he got up and started going on about how he'd never been educated, been brought up on Jesus Christ and told masturbation was wrong...?? so ok he was a little loopy, and it kind of scared the bee-jesus outta me, but I couldn't let him sit there and abuse people either... and people then started saying when he'd left that i'd just said exactly what they were all thinking...

i neglected to mention a couple thursdays ago when i was walking to a friends (who is like 20 minutes away) I passed the
evil corner on which i got called 'ugly fat whore' out the car window by that guy a few weeks earlier... and you know what, I thought it kind of ironic... someone wolf whistled out their car window at me on the SAME corner... strange!!

So i figure if the car comes from the north, they like to yell "ugly fat whore" from their car, but if they come from the west they like to wolf whistle... i'll work out the east and south ones later obviously...

perhaps i'm just delusional...

oh, and ANOTHER THING, I watched the Kylie live gig on the box last night, and I must say a couple things... what the MASHUGANA was with the dancers costumes?? and I like Kylie a lot, but if she can get away with singing like that and being some kind of international super-star, then heck, i'm just gonna work on my upper body and ass and kick hers right outta the business!!

I get disappointed so much when I see big name stars perform somewhat poorly... rest assured, I love Kylie like the rest of everyone so I expect no punishing comment posts ok?? It just confuses me!!


Sunday, November 23, 2003

ant invasion...

man, do you know how difficult it is to get rid of ants without ant rid?? i can't afford such luxuries...

what a full on couple of days...

Friday I worked til 1 and then went home, ate dinner at 3 and went back into town to help set up the Aus Live Music Awards at the Garage and then door bitched the rest of the night away with the gorgeous Terri and Abby... (4CB Sat Mornings on 3d)

afterwards briefly trundled to Jive to catch Liam Gerners full set supporting Dave Graney and then on to the Cranker for the Satellites... and of course the regular Friday drop-in on the Rhino Room... *sigh* mmm. Rhino.... mmm, mmm, mmm.... be still... be still...

ETA in bed 2:30am...

Saturday went in to FUSE around 4pm to set up HQ with Terri and spunky Michelle and get organ-a-sized for the music showcase. I was posted at Caos with Abby and we had some awesome acts there.... August Falls, Pete Stone and the Assistance (WA), Problem Pony *neigh*, Jacsen Rae (VIC) & The Charlie Parkers (TAS)...

after I packed up, checked out the last couple tracks of SPOD... hehe. laugh-riot!! and went to fowlers to catch the last track or so of the beat smugglers who were going off like some kind of analogy you could insert here such as 'frog in a sock'...

ETA in my bed 3:30... but do you think I could sleep....?? no, i got my second wind! goddamnned caffeine!! I'm surprised I can stand up, let alone produce my show today...

TODAYS PLAY LIST: Lawnmower Music, Sundays at 2pm, 93.7FM
Kronos Quartet: Miniskirt
Cinco Locos: Retrovision
Trey: Take Time Out
The Cat Empire: The Crowd
The Afghan Whigs: Somethin' Hot
The Titanics: Harmonica
Zero 7: Distractions (LOVE SONG DEDICATION)
Richard Easton: Hey Sometimes
Problem Pony: Ring of Fire (Johnny Cash cover)
The Charlie Parkers: Something Wrong
Pete Stone & The Assistance: Aeroplane
The Beautiful Girls: Music
Thievery Corporation: Vivid (for Nic *waving*)
Manu Chao: Mr Bobby
... and this was just 1 hours worth!!

FRIDAY FIVE (even though its sunday, hey i've been busy!!)
1. List five things you'd like to accomplish by the end of the year.
voice-over contact, 5 kilos go bye-byes, master the crow pose, maybe put on a music show, and the last thing is for me to know!!

2. List five people you've lost contact with that you'd like to hear from again.
John K, Philby (where ARE you??), Mikey in Colorado, Cass, Dave&Sue (seem to have disappeared but I know where they are!!)

3. List five things you'd like to learn how to do.
walk on my hands, make bread from scratch jamie oliver style, hack better, cook everything in the world!!, read music

4. List five things you'd do if you won the lottery (no limit).
ooh... hell i dont know... buy large parts of land so that people can't trash them... support muso's and comedians more (put on some damn good festivals or something), throw a big fat party - fly everyone to greece or something, sponsor a zillion poor children, buy a couple properties so i can spend my time volunteering instead of working poo jobs to get by!!

5. List five things you do that help you relax.
cook, sing, dance, lie in the sun, drink chai

best be off i guess...
big love to all the FUSE kids Anne, Terri, Skye, Jodi, Tao, Lisa, Abby, Kelly, Tom, Michelle, Ben & Ben etc etc etc... kisses and hugs and sugar and spice and all things nice... had a top weekend.... xxx


Friday, November 21, 2003

stuff and a few things...

xmas gift ideas: http://www.tear.org.au/giftcatalogue/page2.htm

My favourite venue for mirth in Adelaide... RHINO ROOM, Frome Road

SOMEONE asked me a while ago how I can live on my own...
well there are many answers to this one...
1) being able to potter around the house cleaning (or just pottering) whenever I like
2) having people round whenever I like
3) nudity
4) music volume / control of what goes on the teev and what is banned from being watched
5) i can mess up the kitchen good and proper
6) i can sleep when I want / need to...
7) baths! (need i say more?)

stuff and things see?
i mean sometimes it's nice to have someone else around, but all in all, i'm pretty used to it now... besides I have a telephone, and I have a playstation if I get bored, or I just get on me bike and go visit someone... *shrug* it does have it's benefits!!

the past...
saw my old boss from *insert last crap workplace here* this morning on my way to work... she seems much happier than when we were both stuck at that hell hole. Funnily enough we both quit on the same day! hehe.

rode my bike to work today cos it's fun! and fun!

working as door-biAtch tonight at the Aus Live Music Awards at the Garage. Should be bulk-ace!!

who put the bop in the 'bop shoo wap shoo wap'?


Thursday, November 20, 2003

sleep is so foreign to me...

at least it cooled down a bit over night so I can air-out my bedrooms upstairs. They were almost turning into saunas...

re: the BUCK interview Joooooooooolia, it will be LIVE TO AIR *shudder*... can't wait. How sexy! First Brassy, now this! I can hardly contain my excitement!! (though with all the FUSE things on my brain this week I hardly seem excited about anything else... cos I'm too tired and overworked!!)

Speaking of FUSE, the coolest thing about today is that they are playing the 4 Minute Wonders at the Greater Union in Hindley form 7:30pm... it's free! It's the short films that were made for JJJ unearthed winners tracks, but they also had to stand alone in their own right...
cool. I think there are 12 films in total... in fact there are.... you can read more about the comp here... abc.net.au/4minutewonders


Went to Rhino last night for some comedy... a little quiet, but I suppose everyone was watching IDOL... thank CHRIST (or whoever you feel appropriate) that Guy won over Shannon.... apart from the bad teeth, I think Shannon was one of the poorer singers in the top 5... but good on him for giving it a go I guess...

AND my $11.99 shoes are still in tact!!

awww, suzy and andrew are playing the beach boys... cute!! They do a fantastic show on 3d on Thursday mornings between 9-11am... very magazine style. very cool.

and who could forget STRANGE RAMPAGE, Fridays between 9-11am!! teehee! with Julia Goolia and Carlo-ita!!

errrrr.... all I can say this morning is thankyou for caffeine.... thank you thank you thank you...
i think lunch at Caos is in order... for the best grilled chicken burger in Adelaide, check out Caos... seriously!!! mmm...

oh, if you want the BESTEST coffee in Adelaide, go to Citrus Blu on Union Street!!



Wednesday, November 19, 2003

be still my beating heart...

i would like to announce that I will be interviewing BUCK 65 on three d on Thursday 11th December at 5:30pm....

as I said, be still my beating heart...


Tuesday, November 18, 2003

i'm as bad as pippa...

dropping salad down my shirt...
i guess that's what happens when you wear cleavage-showing shirts!!

actually I'm probably WORSE than Pippa!! She's way classier than me!!

Did I mention my whirlwind shopping expedition at lunch included me buying some thongs? No? well I did! hooray, no more three corner jacks in my feet when I put the washing out!!

and I think I just found the most comfy pair of slip on shoes EVER!!!...

two pairs of shoes for $24? you can't go wrong!! Sure they may fall apart next week, but it will be worth it!!

"moonlight in vermont..."

still humid out there... bah!
is anyone else finding they are wearing less and less to bed with this weather or is it just me??


10 months ago...

to the day i quit smoking...
and i've decided that I RULE!!

spiders and bad karma...
the big evil black spider nicki and i stirred up when we attempted to get the blinds down out the front of my house got IN to my house and climbed into my bedroom so I discovered last night...
i HATE spiders, but usually I will have the nouse to get it outside without too much trouble, but the ceilings upstairs are high and I couldn't reach it to put it in something to get it outside, so I had to squish it with the end of the clothes hanger pole thingy.... and I know that's bad karma, and I expect when I get home that they'll be a whopping great big web that will catch me when I open the front door...

curly hair...
those of you that are wondering if I had a perm.... NO! God NO, that's so 1985! it's just how my hair goes when it's short... unfortunately or not.... I haven't decided...

welcome...tanya to the online world of blogging...

good luck...
pippa, nicki and benjamin with their last uni schtuff this week...

this is the end of the blogging...

Monday, November 17, 2003

the CAT EMPIRE rocked the house!!

oh my golly godfather, what a splendaro *clap, clap* gig they had in store for the kids that could get through the door at Jive.... overflowing.... in fact I think at least 50 got turned away if not more....

they played two sets and unfortunatley didn't bring the additional horn section that appears on their album, but they sounded awesome and put on a huge show!! and we all shook our butts like there was no tomorrow...

but then i woke up and realised there was a tomorrow... so I'm back at FUSE...

"unbind my feet"

Sunday, November 16, 2003

in the still of the night...

new haircut ahoy, Friday I ventured into town to have some snacks at worldsend with Nicki and Tanya... then Sharon also was there, then Nic was also there to give me hugs and then half the people i know took over the pool table and giggled and drank...

yes.... on to Rhino with Tansy to shake some butt...
found a couple of the animation kids hiding in the corner...

er, yeh, then i lost my mind and my eyes became glazed, all i needed was sleep...

saturday my neighbours and i made pumpkin gnocchi... worked very well... here's how to make it!!

PUMPKIN GNOCCHI (Shaggy Shaz's recipe with my mods...)
750g Pumpkin or Potato
3 Cups Plain Flour
1 egg yolk

Boil the pumpkin til soft and mash up. Cook on stove top for a further five minutes adding a little more butter (emphasis on little) til it goes a little dry.
Mix in Flour and Egg Yolk til you can knead into a dough.
Pull apart and create about tennis ball size balls of dough.
Roll out into a long sausage no more than 3cm wide (remember it puffs up).
Cut into small pieces, stab a fork mark in the top...
Dust with flour so they don't stick together.
Pop into boiling hot water.... they will take about 2 minutes to cook so have your sauce ready!! You'll know its done as they float to the surface when they are ready... you can scoup them out and serve straight away.

THE WHITE MUSTARD SAUCE... pretty much the same as tuna mornay white sauce really...
30g butter
3 tsp plain flour
1/2 L milk
3/4 Cup grated cheese
1 tsp seeded mustard

melt butter, take off heat and mix in the plain flour. You should have a yellowy paste. Return saucepan to heat and gradually add milk. Use a whisk to thicken... once thick add your cheese in and stir through. then add seeded mustard. you can add salt and pepper too if you like...

wack it on the pasta. eat it. it's damn good.

Last night I went up to Birdwood to my cousin Kylies Engagement party, then back through to Modbury Hts to see DiPana make balloon animals... which i left in the BACK OF GREGS CAR... waah! :(

Krosnos Quartet: Miniskirt
Ugly Duckling: the Opening Act
Quantic: Transatlantic
Stereo Total: Furore
The Mint Chicks: Licking Letters
The Renevators: Mr Rude and Mr Big
Blue States: Diamente
LOVE SONG DEDICATION 1: The Rolling Stones: (I can't get no) satisfaction
LOVE SONG DEDICATION 2: Tori Amos: Caught a Lite Sneeze
Nancy Sinatra: Bang Bang (my baby shot me down)
The Big Band: Rise Up 12" Mix (GO HFTD BB you BIG RED FIRE ENGINE!!!! *swoon*)
The New Pollutants: Blast the World Into Space
Buck 65: Protest

ugh... can't be arsed. there was more of course...

Friday, November 14, 2003

if you eat the seeds of watermelons...

does a watermelon plant start growing in your stomach...??

do you remember when you were a kid and someone tried to convince you of such a thing... i do... anyway...

more locquats... i want them all...

merry last exam to benjamin... xx

merry last exam to shaggy shaz...

er, had a funny time at radio this morning with the beat smuggly kearin and carlo and julia during STRANGE RAMPAGE!

now we're off to St Peters Bakery for some sustanance, then I'd best get on my bike and go to Unley to get my hair cut off!! bye bye hair!!


Thursday, November 13, 2003

A High-Risk Belly??

Keeping your belly trim may help reduce your risk of diabetes.
Recent research reveals that carrying extra belly fat may increase a person's risk of developing type 2 diabetes. To diminish belly flab, skip the so-called spot reducers and focus on cardio exercises instead, such as brisk walking or swimming. Studies show that a good cardio workout can help reduce abdominal fat.

Get useful info like this at realage.com... find out how old you're really making your body by all the things you're doing to it on a daily basis... sounds depressing I know, but can also be useful for a 'heads up'!

Goddamnnit! I guess that means sit-ups (or something of similar painfulness) are in order... considering there is SOME diabetes in my family, I should probably heed to such advice... not that it's so bad, it's going away with all the riding, but needs more of a push to schlock off...

new link: Luke Ashby Band

OK another update... part of the FUSE opening party is the ALMAS - The Australian Live Music Awards... this year being held at the Garage on Waymouth Street on Friday 21st Nov. Tix are strictly limited (like i think it holds 250 max) and are selling like hotcakes... so basically if you want a chance to schmooze with loads of industry type peeps then log on to the FUSE site or ring their office...

does anyone else find the strokes new stuff exactly the same as the old stuff....? like regurgitator said "i like your old stuff better than your new stuff..." or perhaps they're just boring, or perhaps i'm just over it...

stuff and things...
did i mention buck 65 today? no i didn't... buck 65...!!

ps. i knew there was a reason i brought a jacket to work today... it's goddamned freezing in nyah!!

Wednesday, November 12, 2003

breakfast at gregs...

greg sms'd me to see if i was up for brekkie and i was actually awake to wait for the electrician to come at 8am...

me: "greg, your gonna burn yourself mate!"
greg: "I already did yesterday"

like it doesnt matter or something...!!

kamikaze iron episode... don't ask me, i'm just the messenger.

we made scrambled eggs with capsicum and onion and greg burnt the bacon... I'm kidding, it was fine. Don't hurt me Greg......... argggggggggggggggghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!

and mike, your doubly as pikey now. kuffaw!!

Tuesday, November 11, 2003

hey hey Helen...

yeh ok so HELEN wanted a mention... so here it is...
you know i luvs ya babe!

i will also mention the following people that i love dearly:
nic *licks*
sam, ben, mark
Mr Ory
Lisa and Serena (my neighbours who'll braid my hair at a beck and call...)
Nate *waving*
some guy in sydney whose arse i will be kicking at scrabble sometime in the future...
oh, other Nic (red monika)
Aliese and Brian
and everyone at three d... 'spesh julia and carlo-ita...

this is the end of the rambling...

Monday, November 10, 2003

filling in the rest of the geek-end...

so actually what really happened on the weekend was that on Friday I worked 9-2 then rode home and Nicki came over to make stuff for Sharons party.... I washed dishes and gave cooking advice (what, like i'm a master or something??)...

...then we went along to the Belgian Beer bar to welcome Kylie back from her world-travelling adventure.... on to Scoozi for some snacks. now it wasn't that great, so I don't think I'll go there again for dinner... anyhoo... then on to Fumo Blu. I never feel like I fit in there, so when I got a call from my exes mate Damien I toddled off to catch up with him, which was kewl too. Then on to Rhino to say giddy to the kiddies Mick, Nic and Katie. When I arrived I received my official invite to the Tracksuit Party (which happens to be the same day as sharon and adams wedding BUGGER!)... the invite is cool... it's a wrist band with the rhino symbol on it. yep, i've been wearing it everywhere. Good for the RSI in my wrist too!!

anyhoo, time of arrival in my bed... about 2:30am... sheesh.

H-Town adventure began about 10am for brekkie at Henley Square, we got back around 2 I think... don't know really. Then we went off to Sharons party and I went into town about 9:45 to see Average's new project THE DAIRY BROTHERS perform at the Austral. They were playing with High Stakes but didn't stay for the cock-rock... went to Trav and Jo's and hung out there for a bit... started to walk back to my place on my own til I ran into some kids throwing stuff around on the street in the middle of the night. Decided to turn back and call a taxi instead. Probably a better idea. I just like walking, regardless if it's in the middle of the night or not, and I like to feel safe in my own suburb.... which I usually do, but my walk started in Parkside.... meh to Parkside kids smashing sh*t and taking stuff....

Yesterday rode to radio and back, then caught the bus in to the Grace to see Luke Ashby do a short set as part of a Feast show... then we went for dinner at worldsend, and Luke went off to a performance and I went home.

Lied on the new-old couch watching Miss Congeniality.... yeh somewhat amusing, but still perdy b-grade...

back at work today... *sigh*
cos the Max 6 launch is tomorrow night...


Sunday, November 09, 2003

todays play list...

feeling a little bit eccentric today... as always...

Kronos Quartet: Miniskirt
Sleepy Jackson: Miniskirt
Luke Ashby: Amber on the downbeat
Thievery Corporation: Richest Man in Babylon (Acoustic)
Lou Reed: Satellite of Love
Mia Dyson: Precious Thing
Little Birdy: Replapse (todays love song dedication)
Dinah Washington: Cold Cold Heart (double love song dedication just about)
Compay Segundo: Chan Chan
Paradise Motel: German Girl
Stereo Total: Supercool
Legless: Rockstar
Basement Jaxx: Right heres the spot
the New Pollutants: Ghouls and Ghosts
Kid Koala: Robochacha
Mr Scruff: Giffin (amalgamation of sound mix)
Home for the Def: the First Act of Violence
Rancid: Time Bomb
The Panics: Kid you're a dreamer
The Cat Empire: Nothing
G Love and Special Sauce: Rodeo Clowns
Handsome Boy Modelling School: The Projects
Buck 65: Protest
Goldfrapp: Black Cherry

oh i'm sick of waiting til I play tracks to finish the list... here's the lyrics to the LOVE SONG DEDICATION for this week... (it took me AGES to actually find the lyrics on the net, so be thankful...)

Live on the outside
I'll help you through your pain
If you help me through mine
Never have I met
Someone as insensitive as you

I want to escape what you've done to my life
But I love the way that you're always on my mind
It's ok you're not a bad one you're sane
I can't help this pain that I feel

Relapse and soda
My head is not all that you want it to lay
Exisistance in purpose
Explain what my touch means to you if it does

I want to escape what you've done to my life
But I love the way that you're always on my mind
It's ok you're not a bad one you're sane
I can't help this pain that I feel

I want to escape what you've done to my life
I love the way that you're always on my mind
It's ok you're not a bad one your sane
So I write you a love song I feel so blue


Yesterday we went to Harbour Town (now affectionaly known as "H-Town") with Mish, Steven, Coolan, Len, Leigh*dust, Pippa, Sarah, and we all spent cash and wondered why it's called Harbour Town when it's neither near a Harbour or is a town?? So yeh, I bought a halter neck (patterned strangely like Freddy Krugers jumper...) and underwear pretty much, and some wrist bands and more hair clips. I love hair clips.

Did I mention by the end of Friday I'll have a new hair-do?? well I will. Damn it I WILL!!

hotornot.com still cracks me up...


Friday, November 07, 2003

there's something about my kitchen...

that makes everyone wanna cook in it...

maybe it's the bright yellow... actually I'm pretty much convinced that is it...

If I ever purchase a house of my own, I think the kitchen will end up being the most expensive update to the house... I want a kitchen bench chopping board like Jamie Oliver... totally!!

oh, except for the bath, that's gonna cost a mint, ya gots to have a good bath i tells ya!

I wanna say a big HI to Fin and big licks as well... just because I can...

now not everyone will understand the constant references to *licks*... let me make it clear I don't generally walk up to people in the street and lick them... well not many anyway.... *kuffaw*... but our friend Phil (Nichol, some of you saw him last fringe) had a show at the Ed Fringe last year called "Things I Like, I Lick"... and I thought that was perdy cool, and sums up how I feel about things I like... sometimes I really DO wish I could lick them.... So it's become a bit of a saying of sorts...


Zuchini Slice

375g Zucchini (about 1 large one)
1 onion or half a leek
grated carrot if you wish
1 Cup SR Flour
1/2 cup oil
1 Cup grated cheese
5 Eggs
salt and pepper

Grate up the Zucchini and Carrot. Finely slice and dice the onion. Mix it all together in a bowl.
Lightly beat eggs. Sift Flour. Whack it all in the bowl and mix it up til it's a sticky mixture.

Put in a greased baking tray, cook in a moderate oven (180-200C) for 30-40 minutes.

Top of slice will brown when it's cooked. You can always test the consistency of the middle with a skewer... but you knew that.

Last night Vairi made it with grated pumpkin instead of carrot. That works too. i guess you could use any kind of starch or root vegetable if you liked or red onion instead of leek/normal onion.... i'll report on some variations when I've tried them. You can also fry up a couple rashes of bacon and add it to the mixture...

rode my bike to work today.... speaking of which, I should get back to it I suppose *sigh*


Thursday, November 06, 2003

fuuh snnuhh...!!

I have to work tomorrow...


but hey, I kind of need that money to register the car, so it ain't all bad.... otherwise how will I get to Sharon and Adam's wedding? I don't think I'm quite up to riding to Williamstown..... although... I could attempt it... nah, not for a good 6 months I reckon!!

and about that "i always wanted to be jane" comment a few days ago with the Tarzan thing... that's bollocks actually, I never wanted to be her... I don't think I've ever wanted to BE anyone...

however, one hung-over morn, me and little-Fi sat trying to contain the pain in her loungeroom, eating fruit and hot chips (go the wierd food combination, but anyway...) and lo and behold a Tarzan movie came on teevee. Now you may have noticed that for a few months they were playing them on Saturday mornings.... tres funny. Very unbelievable. In one, Jane died at the end, but was resurrected cos he said something like "Jane no die".... jeeeeeeeeeeeezzz.... if it was that easy, no-one would have a phobia of death.... wierd. anyhoo....

i think that's enough bloggity blogging for today....

and on something unrelated and perhaps somewhat personal.... if you want it, here it is, come and get it, but you'd better hurry cos it's going fast....

ps. anyone that listens to me on three d between 2 & 4pm on Sundays knows that I have a weekly LOVE SONG DEDICATION.... so if you have any suggestions, let me know. It's been quite difficult for me of late....


yes, Justin Hamilton was back in town last night strutting his superb hosting skills all over the Rhino Room stage like an old pro... well i guess he is the godfather of Adelaide comedy isn't he?

I spent 8 hours at FUSE yesterday organising stuff with Terri for our Volunteers meeting... it went really well and it was nice to see some familiar volunteery faces from last years Eat the Street program! yay! we're all back in one big happy family!! hurrah hurrah hurrah!

will be heaps fun!

yeh and since when should I have to be on JOB NETWORK! boo! i'm doing my fair share of contributing to the community. Bum-faces!! Actually the chick said I might have already fulfilled that requirement by working my 15 hours... cool. No job network meetings for me! hooray!

it just keeps getting better..... money depleating or not...

MACHINE GUN FELLATIO on November 30th!! yay, never seen them, definately going!!


Wednesday, November 05, 2003

damn you mike...

make me look at silly schtupid websites...
i always wanted to be jane after all.... :)


What movie Do you Belong in?(many different outcomes!)
brought to you by Quizilla

The Crowd (the Cat Empire)

"Lord unchain my hands
let me sing inside the crowded trams
let me dance among the traffic jams
we're going to sleep
on the St Kilda sands

Lord unbind my feet
let me mingle with the good people
we meet
water rising up into the street
unbind my feet"


hmm, not much else to say today.... it's one of those days.
At FUSE again pounding keys....


Tuesday, November 04, 2003

DB Magazine Readers awards

don't forget to vote for your favourite live acts!



if humans would only keep their mouths shut...

or at least think before they speak...

yesterday after Terri and I had finished being flyer-tarts at the OB at the Uni Bar for the Fuse Fest, we bumped into a girl who was very concerned because her brother had stormed off... he was autistic and someone had said the wrong thing to him...

if people would just be nice to each other and say "please", "thankyou", "excuse me" etc etc more often, maybe these sorts of things wouldn't happen...

funny that it happened actually, because earlier in the day as I walked in the sunshine to my centrelink appointment (bah) some guy yelled "ugly fat whore" out of his car window at me....

now I thought "ugly"... not really, kind of ordinary, but not a hat full of arseholes...
"fat"... yeh actually i'm about 4 kilos over what i should weigh for my height... where's that lypo machine??...
"whore".... you've GOT to be kidding...

and other than that I thought.... he's a P-Plater driving a beat-up shitty Sigma... so I laughed and kept walking...


Sunday, November 02, 2003

an appropriate health update...

i get health tips sent to my email cos it interests me... here's one i should take heed to, but i'm schtupid so I don't...

Dare to Share
Struggling to hide your true feelings may not always be the best health bet.
A recent study revealed that when people discussed a controversial topic but suppressed their emotions about the subject, their blood pressure readings tended to climb. Over time, chronic spikes in blood pressure could prematurely age the cardiovascular system. Let your partner know how you really feel about important matters.

break it, break it down...

sunshine, lollipops and banana pancake mixture everywhere...

mmm banana pancakes...

last night aliese, brian, nicki and sharon all came over to veg out and eat with me. cos i decided enuf partying is enuf! and so stayed home (gee, like that will change today, i'll be outta the house by 8!)

we played some more greed (of which i am now the grand poo-bah greg so sucked-in), tried white m&m's (not bad, not bad... "apricotty" said aliese), and made more banana pancakes... mmm sugary.

Friday, which was Halloween, not that I suppose we really 'celebrate' it in Australia, only to have an excuse for a party really... anyway, so FRIDAY! mmm Friday.... mmm Friday.... er, yes I donned my black devil-horned wig and my new favourite pants, missed the bus but eventually made it to the Jade Monkey for Brilligs CD LAUNCH and FILMCLIP launch too. yum. Pippa and Aliese looked splendaro *clap, clap* all costumed up... and I had nearly everyone I met dare me to actually really dye my hair black... could be interesting i guess. thoughts??

After Bit By Bats and Brillig had finished doin' their thing, we trundled down to Rhino for RED MONIKA and Morganics. Hell, I think we missed both of them but I gots to say it was worth it....

HI NIC you gorgeous thing you... thank you for making my night complete. talk soon.

and no Nic O'C I'm not talking about you, even though you know I love you... even if you DO call me a schlapper! (just thought I should clarify which Nic was which Nic...)

i am proud to say I could actually have tequila without having it make me gag... (refer a 21st birthday party... not my party, someone elses... about 2 years or more ago... ooh nasty)... though I didn't really want it, but when your bartender says 'just f*cking drink it' i guess you go 'yes sir!'... nyuk.

what a beautiful day, what a beautiful life...