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(no subject) [Apr. 28th, 2006|02:31 pm]
[mood |tiredtired]

Meme pinched from imbeiaiel

Step 1: Put your iPod or whatever on random.
Step 2: Post the first line from the first 25 songs that play, no matter how embarrassing the song.
Step 3: Post and let everyone you know guess what song and artist the lines come from.
Step 4: Strike out the songs when someone guesses correctly.
Step 5: Looking them up on Google or any other search engine is CHEATING

(comments will be screened until songs have been guessed!!)

tagging everyone on my f-list who hasn't done it... and can be bothered!! :D

1. Well, I wish I was a catfish, swimming in a  deep, blue sea.

2. Here she comes in her palanquin, on the back of an elephant

3. I had a dream last night, a nightmare to be exact

4. Well you should see Polythene Pam, she's so good looking but she looks like a man
Polythene Pam by  The Beatles - guessed by  imbeiaiel

5. Well you're dirty and sweet, clad in black, Don't look back and I love you
Get it On (Bang a Gong) by T-Rex blktauna  imbeiaiel

6. Beethoven's gone but his music lives on   
Decomposing Composers by Monty Python - </em>mysgreen

7. Shiny, shiny, shiny boots of leather, Whiplash girlchild in the dark
Venus in Furs by The Velvet Underground - guessed by imbeiaiel grumpy_thomas

8. The black and green scarecrow as everyone knows, stood with a bird on his hair & straw everywhere

9. If we can't get along, we ought to be apart, and i'm wondering where d'ya get that cold, cold heart?

10.  Met a man i thought i knew, with his eyes he can see through you

11. When I stole a twig from our little nest, and gave it to a bird with nothing in her beak

12. The antique people are down in the dungeons, run by machines and afraid of the tax

13. Come you masters of war, you that build all the guns
Masters of War by Bob Dylan - mysgreen

14. Life's a show and we all play our parts
Something to Sing About- from Buffy episode "Once More with Feeling" : guessed by eclectic62442

15. In from the coast, riding like the wind and racing the moon

16. Take care daughter dear, don't dream on many gallant men tonight

17. She's very wealthy it's true, so in that she is one up on you

18. You're the one I think about time after time, you're the one that comes to me, visions in the night

19. Ah, I’m a mean, mean woman, and I don’t mean no one man, no good

20. There were three men, came out of the west, their fortunes for to try

21. Well, she's walking through the clouds with a circus mind that's running wild.
Little Wing by Jimi Hendrix - guessed by imbeiaiel

22. The pirate anchored on a Wednesday, and why he came to port I wonder

23. We come from the land of the ice and snow, from the midnight sun where the hot springs blow
Immigrant Song - Led Zeppelinblktauna imbeiaiel

24. Well, we live in a trailer at the edge of town, you never see us 'cause we don't come around.

25. I been told when a boy kiss a girl, take a trip around the world
Boys (the version by The Beatles) - mysgreen

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(no subject) [Apr. 20th, 2006|09:31 pm]
[Current Location |mi casa es su casa]
[mood |excitedexcited]
[my musak |Nina Simone]

Hi everyone, I wanted to draw your attention to a brilliant e-book that has just been “published”. It’s by a mate of mine from university and, biased allowed, it really is a darn good read. I’m so proud of Tom (the author) for writing this and I want everyone to DOWNLOAD AND READ!!! Then I want 1,000 words handed in by next month on what you thought- think of it as back-to-school regression- people pay thousands of £’s to do that kind of thing…


So yeah, please just take a few minutes to read the following blurb, visit the site and download “Mr Nice Guy” (you don't have to do the 1,000 words really ; p)


Thanks everyone


 The official blurb is as follows:
Because being nice isn't always a good thing...

Mr Nice Guy is the story of Dan Fisher, aspiring stand-up comedian and
all-round good guy, who is dumped by his girlfriend Claudia for being 'too
Dan is forced to reassess his life, and his long-held belief that being
'nice' was generally considered a good thing. His eccentric flatmate Giles
and flamboyant boss Darren help Dan understand that what women really want
is someone a bit dangerous. Someone James Dean-esque.
But when Dan meets Rachel, and her arrogant, possessive boyfriend Warren,
Dan starts to realise that maybe he was right all along, and there's nothing
wrong with being a nice guy.
Absorbing, touching, and laugh-out-loud funny, Mr Nice Guy is a romantic
comedy about chivalry, friendship and love in the twenty-first century.

The website is www.mrniceguy-novel.com
My myspace is www.myspace.com/mrniceguy_novel
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(no subject) [Apr. 15th, 2006|08:31 pm]
[Current Location |in a cloud of exhuastion and wibblyness]
[mood |draineddrained]
[my musak |Rolling Stones: Let it Bleed]

God i've had a fucking awful week.

It's such a shame cos i had a brilliant weekend last weekend- some friends of mine were playing in the London International String Quartet Competition and reached the semi-finals (on Saturday) and the finals (on sunday) so i went along to lend moral support. they were playing at the Wigmore Hall which is just gorgeous and there were people from all over the world there which was brilliant. My friends were one of 4 quartets from literally thousands of entrants all over the world to get to the final.... they came 2nd which, in my opinion, was totally the wrong decision but what can you do. Anyway 2nd best Quartet IN THE WORLD ain't bad is it?! Afterwards we were all invited to a very posh reception with lots of champagne and yummy food......mmmmmmmm...... so we all sat in a group and got pissed while everyone else spoke Czech and Russian and Tawainese and Hungarian... Got the last train and it started snowing- very very random cos it had been so sunny earlier... by the time we got home, there was 4 inches on the ground. i shall never understand english weather.

the next day i got up feeling shattered and M.E-like but i also had a really tight chest, like i'd been smoking all night, which i hadn't. As the day went on i felt worse and worse and my chest got more and more sore and by the evening i had a temperature of 102. Tuesday, wednesday and thursday i spend totally delirious with a temperature of 104-105, coughing up blood, aching all over, head splitting open.

Yesterday, my temperature was down but i felt so weak and wobbly and was coughing up so much horrible coloured gunge. my doc also made me go to hospital because he thought i had pneumonia but, thank god, it's "just" very very serious bronchitis. so i'm on some strong antibiotics and one of those asthma puffer things. The awful thing was that this doctor who treated me in hospital was GORGEOUS!! He must have been a Resident (like Boyce!) and he was Spanish and he was so so cute. Unfortunately, i had greasy hair, unwaxed legs, minging tongue and generally looked ROUGH! I'm very very annoyed.

Of course, being ill also meant that i missed the Green Wing DVD signing on Tuesday, which i had been planning to go to. My mum offered to go instead (any ol' excuse to look at yummy men) so i now have a lovely signed DVD and some photos (which mum still has on her camera so i'll put them up here when i can). Apparently, she talked to Stephen Mangan first:

Mum: "could you sign it to Louisa, she's my daughter, she's not well so she couldn't come up today"
Stephem: of course
(Julian leans over, after hearing this)
Julian: Louisa? I remember Louisa, you wrote to me about Louisa didn't you?
Mum: Yes i did; she was so pleased to get your letter
Julian: aww bless her, so how is she?
Mum: not well at all at the moment
Julian: oh no
Stephen: oh no
Julian: such a shame she couldn't come up today, would have been nice to meet her
Mum: she would have loved to- next time!
Julian: definitely!

so then they signed my DVD and were chatting away to mum (just general chatter) but the security were being really strict about time and stuff so she had to rush away but before she went she said to Julian;

Mum: Oh yes, Louisa says, get your memory back quickly
Julian: I'm trying my best!
Mum: and stop being horrible to Caroline
Stephen: Yeah, he's horrible isn't he?
Mum: And when you DO get your memory back, remember that you're going out with a girl called L-O-U-I-S-A, ok?!
Julian: ah yes i remember, yes, i will remember

Gotta love my mummy!!! Julian remembers me from the letter my mum sent him!! AND I HAVE A DATE!!!!! ;P

so so chuffed- what a babe he is :D i only found this out yesterday cos i was so out of it on tuesday!! what a lovely wake-up message!!

unfortunatley, my scanner is being moody at the moment so i can't show you the DVD either but bear with me and i'll post it asap

sorry this is such a long post but i haven't updated in so long!!

ooh yeah.... to ALL on my F-List and anyone random readers....:

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(no subject) [Mar. 28th, 2006|07:52 pm]
[mood |bouncybouncy]

something VERY cool....

I'm bloody chuffedCollapse )
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(no subject) [Mar. 26th, 2006|09:26 pm]
[mood |enragedenraged]

i'm having terrible troubles people.

any technical bods out there?


OK, basically, the problem is that i have managed, somehow, to upload a program from a DVD onto the computer. in order to upload this file onto internet, i have to convert it to an AVI file (or summit) but the program i'm using (DVD2AVI) is being a bastard. so it either converts just the pictue but no sound OR it just converts the audio track.... HEEEEEEEELLLLLLLP??!! What am i doing wrong? why won't it work???


ps: did anyone see Jonathan Ross on Fri night? how BORING and stupid and unattractive and humourless and THICK was that Gavin Henson bloke??!!! i felt so sorry for JR- he was working really hard to get responses out of Gavin and Gavin just wasn't giving anything back apart from mono-syllables.... thank go David Attenborough was on too otherwise i would have had to have turned it off!
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(no subject) [Mar. 24th, 2006|08:02 pm]
[Tags|, , ]
[my musak |Jethro Tull]

The Eagle-eyed amongst you may have noticed that i have taken down the photos on my bio. This is because I HAVE GIVEN UP SMOKING!!!! Yes, you have heard correctly, after nearly 10 yrs of the vile weed, i have not had a cigarette for 6 WHOLE DAYS!!!! Wahoo!!

I hate it. *sob* but i'm determined to stick to it. but i still hate not being able to smoke. and i am liable to resemble a blimp very soon, what with all the chocolate i am consuming instead.

Ahem. i have also, in celebration of it being only 1 week until the new series of Green Wing hits our screens, made a little story collage of the episode of Black Books in which Julian Rhind-Tutt makes a cameo... sort of where Mac and Caroline first met.... SORT OF....!!!!! Anyhoo, check it out. it's mainly to show of the screencaps so ignore the basic-ness of the writing...

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(no subject) [Mar. 21st, 2006|11:39 pm]
[mood |sadsad]

Hi guys, i've been updating my LJ groups and my F-List and i've been quite ruthless..... i've taken quite a few people off my f-list because i just don't have time to read through everybodies journals.....

I've tried to keep as many of you on as possible but i have deleted people that i don't remember commenting on my journal or that i can't remember adding or reading their journals...or if i don't necessarily recognise the name immediately...

i'm so so sorry to offend anyone and i'm sure you're all lovely... i just need to shape things up... if anyone notices that they aren't on my f-list and feels strongly that they should be, please let me know.

again, i'm sorry to be so harsh but it's not really personal. *hugs* to you all

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(no subject) [Feb. 28th, 2006|03:51 pm]
[mood |amusedamused]
[my musak |Nina Simone- Sinnerman]

"You're not going to ruin this for me... Hunt."

"I think you've forgotten who you're talking to."

"An overweight, over-the-hill, nicotine-stained, borderline alcoholic homophobe with a superiority complex and an unhealthy obsession with male bonding."

"You made that sound like a bad thing."

"I've got to save him... Gene."


The quote that launched a thousand ship(er)s
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(no subject) [Feb. 21st, 2006|12:55 am]
[mood |contemplativecontemplative]
[my musak |The Decemberists- Picaresque]

YAY for BAFTA!!! Another classy ceremony that knocks the socks off the ponce of the Oscars... and Ang Lee (i think it was him) said that out of all the stauettes, the BAFTA face is the best one!! ROCK ON!!!

Ang and his wee faceCollapse )

So please that Reese won for WTL.... would have loved Joaquin to have won Best Actor but, hey, Philip Seymour Hoffman is AMAZING! Although from what i saw, i think his voice in "Capote" would fucking annoy me!!! and i've never liked Truman Capote anyways....

PSH & Imelda Staunton...Collapse )

JAMES MCAVOY WON RISING STAR!!!! mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm all that cute with the added Scottishness..... hubba hubba.... and i love Anne Marie- they are such a cute couple...

James and Anne MarieCollapse )

awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww Jake was so cute about winning his Best Supporting Actor- so shocked and CHUFFED which is so nice to see- people actually showing appreciation for things rather than being "cool" about everything...

Jake & Brokeback MountainCollapse )

AND AARDMAN WON BEST BRITISH FILM FOR WALLACE & GROMIT!!! My mate Adam, who was one of the editors on the film phoned me up about an hours after the awards pissed as a fart- they were all haveing a massive piss up down in Bristol- and so they should!!!

AARDMAN!!!!Collapse )

& Rupert Grint presented an award... awww he's so cute.... who was the boy presenting with him? talk about plums in the mouth- he had a whole fucking orchard in his!!!! not that i'm an inverted snob or anything... but posh people make me laugh (in the nicest possible way)

Rupe & Posh BoyCollapse )

Stephen Fry is a fucking legend!!!! I just love th BAFTA's- they are so much slicker, classier, intelligent and genuine than the Oscars.... stroke of genius getting Mr Fry to host it... even if some of his more obscure intellectualy ramblings may go over the head of most of the audience.... heheheheeh

A Bit of Fry.... oh how i love StephenCollapse )

and David Puttnam has M.E...... obviously a lot healthier than me but still... i'm in good company!! how cute was his speech?! he made GEORGE CLOONEY & WILLIAM H. MACY CRY!!!! What a guy!!!

Dickie & DavidCollapse )
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(no subject) [Feb. 13th, 2006|11:23 pm]
Hi guys.... please take a moment to so this Johari thing for me..... love y'all

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