On Saturday I caught up with my friend Meryan; she was in town briefly. It was really nice to see her and we chatted about the state of our respective relationships, the need for visas to stay in countries, and what’s happening with our lives, etc. It was really nice.
That evening Paul and I saw the Golden Compass at the cinema. It was very good except they left the last scene from the book out of the film! I couldn’t believe it. I was sitting in the cinema saying, “It can’t end there! It doesn’t end there!” I can only guess that the second film, the Subtle Knife will begin with that scene!
It was still early evening when the film ended but we went home because it was FREEZING. It’s been quite cold lately.
Yesterday, I found the latest editions of the magazines Bust and Bitch: Feminist Response to Pop Culture in Borders in Islington. I’ve bought Bust a few times since being here but Bitch is very hard to find (they are both from the US). I even emailed them about getting hold of it in London but they weren’t much help! Lucy bought me a Bitch bag when she was in Portland earlier this year!
Today, Sunday, we had planned to go to the craft exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, and then shopping, but we left the house so late we just went into town and shopped – we got some more thermals each from Uni Qlo (did I mention it’s been very cold lately?) and headphones for our mp3-players.
This morning I talked to my two sisters and heard all about my grandfather’s funeral which was on Friday. I’d been feeling bad about missing it so it was good to talk to them about it.
I was thinking we could start a facebook group for Gordon that all his friends on facebook could join. And we could add photos and everyone who is a member of the group could see the photos. It’s kinda funny though because Gordon wasn’t on Facebook and I’ve been wondering what he would think of us making a group about remembering him there of all places. And we have found some photos of Gordon which I might put on Flickr.
Tomorrow night is my work Christmas party. No doubt many people from work will go crazy with the free alcohol and they’ll be very hungover at work on Tuesday and we’ll have to listen to their stories about how drunk they got.
I’m also catching up with Madeleine and Claire this week. I haven’t seen them in a couple of years. Should be good.
Well, it’s ten to one on Sunday night so I have to get up in six hours for work. YIKES. Paul is listening to some hard-house/trance and dancing around our bedroom – lucky for him he is on holidays so can stay up as late as he wants.