mistletoe: (michael jackson)

So after yesterday's desert I have to make three posts today at least.

First I got a mod's choice win at [livejournal.com profile] bones_stills for this icon.



That was a nice way to start the day. There are some really great icon makers in there so that was a real joy.

Next I caught up on Got to Dance which is my current crack viewing. It was the last of the auditions last night, followed by narrowing down the 200 shortlist to 28. That was so difficult they had to have a dance off between 8 acts for 4 places. Everyone was good and it came down to two body poppers who had to go through as a duo because they couldn't pick.  My favourite was a bollywood dance group. Such energy! I know nothing about dance and can't do it so it really is just mindless drivel to me, but I always cry when someone goes through.

Talking of mindless drivel I finally watched Ghost Writer. OMG. Alan Cumming was clearly mentally challenged when he directed this film and David Boreanaz had nothing better to do.Suffering Succotash or The Ghost Writer )
 


It's a lovely sunny day and I am about to have a sandwich before embarking on my Seeley in Season 3 post. Wheeee - the energy she is with me. Or is that the Force? Also out for a meal with friends again this week and I have posted a card to the daughter of even more friends whose birthday is tomorrow. I even remembered to put a stamp on.
mistletoe: (michael jackson)

So after yesterday's desert I have to make three posts today at least.

First I got a mod's choice win at [livejournal.com profile] bones_stills for this icon.



That was a nice way to start the day. There are some really great icon makers in there so that was a real joy.

Next I caught up on Got to Dance which is my current crack viewing. It was the last of the auditions last night, followed by narrowing down the 200 shortlist to 28. That was so difficult they had to have a dance off between 8 acts for 4 places. Everyone was good and it came down to two body poppers who had to go through as a duo because they couldn't pick.  My favourite was a bollywood dance group. Such energy! I know nothing about dance and can't do it so it really is just mindless drivel to me, but I always cry when someone goes through.

Talking of mindless drivel I finally watched Ghost Writer. OMG. Alan Cumming was clearly mentally challenged when he directed this film and David Boreanaz had nothing better to do.Suffering Succotash or The Ghost Writer )
 


It's a lovely sunny day and I am about to have a sandwich before embarking on my Seeley in Season 3 post. Wheeee - the energy she is with me. Or is that the Force? Also out for a meal with friends again this week and I have posted a card to the daughter of even more friends whose birthday is tomorrow. I even remembered to put a stamp on.
mistletoe: (Mackems)



Bugger! Bent has scored on his debut again. Which is all right for my fantasy team. Berbatov, my other forward has scored 3! Ha. In your face Benty. And, in spite of having only one fit striker on the books, Sunderland won! Away! Well done Kieran Richardson who scored the two goals. Disappointingly, we gave away a penalty late on, so did not keep a clean sheet, but we kept the lead which was just as important and are now 7 points clear of the team in 7th (Newcastle) and only one behind Tottenham who are 5th. I am pleased.

Bruce was very philosophical about signing anyone. We have only 5 games in February and March while there are 8 games in April and May. By then Welbeck and possibly Campbell could be fit so they will bolster the front line.  The next 3 home games are Chelsea (3rd in table), Tottenham (5th in table), Liverpool (not in top half but on the up since Dalglish took over) which will go a long way to decide what sort of season we have had. I am well pleased so far and if we continue in the way we have at home (only 2 defeats all season) the away games shouldn't hold much to fear. Europe? I don't think Bent will get near that with Villa.

Been to the shops today and got another top in the sales which will look very nice with a vest in the summer at the cricket. Purple and grey hoops it is. Also got meat and cheap petrol, well, cheaper than where I live. It was £1.25 a litre which is 2p cheaper. The weather was manky, that horrible drizzle that gets on your glasses.

I have nothing to say about this week's Bones other than what I have commented elsewhere. I shall wait until there is an episode where I can really say something positive. 10 out of 22 seen and I haven't enjoyed any of them really.
mistletoe: (Mackems)



Bugger! Bent has scored on his debut again. Which is all right for my fantasy team. Berbatov, my other forward has scored 3! Ha. In your face Benty. And, in spite of having only one fit striker on the books, Sunderland won! Away! Well done Kieran Richardson who scored the two goals. Disappointingly, we gave away a penalty late on, so did not keep a clean sheet, but we kept the lead which was just as important and are now 7 points clear of the team in 7th (Newcastle) and only one behind Tottenham who are 5th. I am pleased.

Bruce was very philosophical about signing anyone. We have only 5 games in February and March while there are 8 games in April and May. By then Welbeck and possibly Campbell could be fit so they will bolster the front line.  The next 3 home games are Chelsea (3rd in table), Tottenham (5th in table), Liverpool (not in top half but on the up since Dalglish took over) which will go a long way to decide what sort of season we have had. I am well pleased so far and if we continue in the way we have at home (only 2 defeats all season) the away games shouldn't hold much to fear. Europe? I don't think Bent will get near that with Villa.

Been to the shops today and got another top in the sales which will look very nice with a vest in the summer at the cricket. Purple and grey hoops it is. Also got meat and cheap petrol, well, cheaper than where I live. It was £1.25 a litre which is 2p cheaper. The weather was manky, that horrible drizzle that gets on your glasses.

I have nothing to say about this week's Bones other than what I have commented elsewhere. I shall wait until there is an episode where I can really say something positive. 10 out of 22 seen and I haven't enjoyed any of them really.

Who knows

Jan. 17th, 2011 04:20 pm
mistletoe: (BB look)
Sandy Denny today.





I watched Shadowlands this morning. It was good, understated, British fare and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I'm not a great fan of Attenborough films, but he reined himself in. Anyway, I thought this song matched the mood. Hopkins and Hardwick seem so effortless on screen. He's a good Watson is Hardwick and Hopkins is good in everything. I also thought Debra Winger made a good fist of Joy. The Oxford Dons were suitably dotty and shut off from the real world. Later, I shall be having a Season 3 of Bones evening.

The parental phone saga continues. I am going down tomorrow to see if I can sort it out. The helpline advice consisted of unplugging the base for half an hour and taking the batteries out. I could have said that!  I can see it going back to the shop in the afternoon!

The second bud on the Amaryllis is out and looking good. The heating is on and the sun is setting. It has been quite a bright day for a change. Coffee now.

Who knows

Jan. 17th, 2011 04:20 pm
mistletoe: (BB look)
Sandy Denny today.





I watched Shadowlands this morning. It was good, understated, British fare and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I'm not a great fan of Attenborough films, but he reined himself in. Anyway, I thought this song matched the mood. Hopkins and Hardwick seem so effortless on screen. He's a good Watson is Hardwick and Hopkins is good in everything. I also thought Debra Winger made a good fist of Joy. The Oxford Dons were suitably dotty and shut off from the real world. Later, I shall be having a Season 3 of Bones evening.

The parental phone saga continues. I am going down tomorrow to see if I can sort it out. The helpline advice consisted of unplugging the base for half an hour and taking the batteries out. I could have said that!  I can see it going back to the shop in the afternoon!

The second bud on the Amaryllis is out and looking good. The heating is on and the sun is setting. It has been quite a bright day for a change. Coffee now.

mistletoe: (Hodginses)
I have two eggs. Thanks to those who popped over to see Seeley. I now have Asamoah as well in honour of our striker who has been named in the Ballon D'Or list of world's best footballers. No English players made it but three who play in the Premiership did: Didier Drogba, Cesc Fabregas and Asamoah Gyan. Good names I thought.











Drogba. I do find him attractive.




Cesc Fabregas



Asamoah Gyan

I have been to the dentist this morning and I have the hairdresser this afternoon. Such a busy round!

I am also mulling a post about Booth and am about to embark on my first 20in20 challenge in Bones icons. I need some intellectual stimulation obviously.

This morning was wet and dark when I got up but it is fair now and a bit brighter though still cold.
mistletoe: (Hodginses)
I have two eggs. Thanks to those who popped over to see Seeley. I now have Asamoah as well in honour of our striker who has been named in the Ballon D'Or list of world's best footballers. No English players made it but three who play in the Premiership did: Didier Drogba, Cesc Fabregas and Asamoah Gyan. Good names I thought.











Drogba. I do find him attractive.




Cesc Fabregas



Asamoah Gyan

I have been to the dentist this morning and I have the hairdresser this afternoon. Such a busy round!

I am also mulling a post about Booth and am about to embark on my first 20in20 challenge in Bones icons. I need some intellectual stimulation obviously.

This morning was wet and dark when I got up but it is fair now and a bit brighter though still cold.

Weeds

Aug. 1st, 2010 02:10 pm
mistletoe: (Default)
I have a small garden but it is still a constant battle to keep weeds at bay. So I fail. Here's some nice things in among the weeds.

<- weeds and a hydrangea

< weeds and a wind damaged pot

<- weeds, grass and lobelia and something red in a pot.

<-weeds grass and the other side of that pot.


Great Britain won more gold and silver medals. Mo Farah became the first Briton to do the 10000 and 5000 metres double. Yay. England finished off Pakistan in short order in the cricket this morning. Paul took 2 very good catches and Jimmy Anderson took 11 wickets in the match. Sunderland won 2-1 yesterday in a pre season friendly.

Weeds

Aug. 1st, 2010 02:10 pm
mistletoe: (Default)
I have a small garden but it is still a constant battle to keep weeds at bay. So I fail. Here's some nice things in among the weeds.

<- weeds and a hydrangea

< weeds and a wind damaged pot

<- weeds, grass and lobelia and something red in a pot.

<-weeds grass and the other side of that pot.


Great Britain won more gold and silver medals. Mo Farah became the first Briton to do the 10000 and 5000 metres double. Yay. England finished off Pakistan in short order in the cricket this morning. Paul took 2 very good catches and Jimmy Anderson took 11 wickets in the match. Sunderland won 2-1 yesterday in a pre season friendly.
mistletoe: (duty calls)
*Happy*
*
4th
*
*July!*
!!



Today is very windy so I am not planting shrubs because soil and bone meal will be whipped about and go in my eyes. Better luck tomorrow.

No mice for two days. I could have cleaned them out.
mistletoe: (duty calls)
*Happy*
*
4th
*
*July!*
!!



Today is very windy so I am not planting shrubs because soil and bone meal will be whipped about and go in my eyes. Better luck tomorrow.

No mice for two days. I could have cleaned them out.
mistletoe: (World Cup)
So, Brazil. Not so invincible as we thought eh? One or two players have disappointed; Kaka for instance, a shadow of the player he was in Italy. I don't think his season at Real Madrid has done him much good. Meanwhile, an old favourite of mine scored the winner for the Netherlands. Stand up Wesley Sneijder! Oh, you are standing up (he's only little). Scored with a header of all things and totally unmarked. Of course, Brazil's cause was not helped by their captain Melo, stupidly standing on Arjen Robben after he fouled him. Off he had to go.

Here's Wesley:

That was probably the most entertaining game I've seen so far. I actually watched the second half rather than do something with the football on in the background. I don't think it's been a very good quality tournament actually. Only a handful of players have come up to their potential and some of the early games were deadly. Paraguay are playing in the quarter final tomorrow on the strength of one victory and a penalty shoot out. Doesn't seem fair when New Zealand went home undefeated.

Another mouse in the trap last night. That's three. There would be more, I bought three traps, but the first casualty broke the trap and another trap never worked because the metal progger never fitted under the little bar so only two worked. They were only 99p though. Slowly but surely is the way.

Today is sunny but breezy and I have the window open again.
mistletoe: (World Cup)
So, Brazil. Not so invincible as we thought eh? One or two players have disappointed; Kaka for instance, a shadow of the player he was in Italy. I don't think his season at Real Madrid has done him much good. Meanwhile, an old favourite of mine scored the winner for the Netherlands. Stand up Wesley Sneijder! Oh, you are standing up (he's only little). Scored with a header of all things and totally unmarked. Of course, Brazil's cause was not helped by their captain Melo, stupidly standing on Arjen Robben after he fouled him. Off he had to go.

Here's Wesley:

That was probably the most entertaining game I've seen so far. I actually watched the second half rather than do something with the football on in the background. I don't think it's been a very good quality tournament actually. Only a handful of players have come up to their potential and some of the early games were deadly. Paraguay are playing in the quarter final tomorrow on the strength of one victory and a penalty shoot out. Doesn't seem fair when New Zealand went home undefeated.

Another mouse in the trap last night. That's three. There would be more, I bought three traps, but the first casualty broke the trap and another trap never worked because the metal progger never fitted under the little bar so only two worked. They were only 99p though. Slowly but surely is the way.

Today is sunny but breezy and I have the window open again.
mistletoe: (Default)
DW fans might be interested in this:


Auction

Elsewhere, all the snow has gone and it has rained. Johnny Depp has been on Radio 5 and revealed he has wonky eyes and can't do 3-D. Me neither. At last: 6 degrees of separation from Johnny Depp. Now all I have to do is figure out the other 5. He was on radio attending the British, and therefore world, premiere of Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland. It may be a short run, or no run at all thanks to Disney's decision to release the film as soon as possible on DVD. This has narked some of the distributors like Odeon who are going to boycott the film. Money of course on both sides dictates the decision making.

Two points:
  • Why make it in 3-D?
  • Where should a film be seen?
I don't know how much the making of a film in 3-D costs but it mustn't be very much if Disney believe the majority of their income is going to come from DVD sales. Secondly, there is NOTHING like seeing a film in a cinema with all its smells and the darkness as well as the size of the screen which is so much better than a 52" if you've got one.

Now, I've prepared for the Great Hiatus Re-Watch post tomorrow over at [livejournal.com profile] tempertemper77 's  by watching this week's choice. Not one of my favourite episodes I'm afraid, but I've made some notes to try for some insights. (Not a squeeworthy choice in some ways, may have some thoughts on others)
mistletoe: (Default)
DW fans might be interested in this:


Auction

Elsewhere, all the snow has gone and it has rained. Johnny Depp has been on Radio 5 and revealed he has wonky eyes and can't do 3-D. Me neither. At last: 6 degrees of separation from Johnny Depp. Now all I have to do is figure out the other 5. He was on radio attending the British, and therefore world, premiere of Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland. It may be a short run, or no run at all thanks to Disney's decision to release the film as soon as possible on DVD. This has narked some of the distributors like Odeon who are going to boycott the film. Money of course on both sides dictates the decision making.

Two points:
  • Why make it in 3-D?
  • Where should a film be seen?
I don't know how much the making of a film in 3-D costs but it mustn't be very much if Disney believe the majority of their income is going to come from DVD sales. Secondly, there is NOTHING like seeing a film in a cinema with all its smells and the darkness as well as the size of the screen which is so much better than a 52" if you've got one.

Now, I've prepared for the Great Hiatus Re-Watch post tomorrow over at [livejournal.com profile] tempertemper77 's  by watching this week's choice. Not one of my favourite episodes I'm afraid, but I've made some notes to try for some insights. (Not a squeeworthy choice in some ways, may have some thoughts on others)
mistletoe: (sbragia)
Another penalty claim denied in the first half didn't matter in the end as we stuttered to a 2 - 0 defeat of Stoke. I will watch it later to make my own mind up about how they did. We're up to 11th anyway which is all that matters. Next two games Liverpool and Arsenal away will give some clearer idea of how we're doing. Heck! Portsmouth have just scored against Liverpool. What a surprise.

Snow flurries this morning although the forecast didn't mention it, though they didn't amount to much. There is a warning of sub-zero temperatures overnight (-10) and more snow for Monday. It's almost worth having a broken ankle.

Further thoughts on Bones. Maybe I've forgotten how to look for sub-text when the series has been so superficial. Will re-watch. David is becoming a very good actor.

England are embarrassingly 28 for 7 against the West Indies. Bah!

mistletoe: (sbragia)
Another penalty claim denied in the first half didn't matter in the end as we stuttered to a 2 - 0 defeat of Stoke. I will watch it later to make my own mind up about how they did. We're up to 11th anyway which is all that matters. Next two games Liverpool and Arsenal away will give some clearer idea of how we're doing. Heck! Portsmouth have just scored against Liverpool. What a surprise.

Snow flurries this morning although the forecast didn't mention it, though they didn't amount to much. There is a warning of sub-zero temperatures overnight (-10) and more snow for Monday. It's almost worth having a broken ankle.

Further thoughts on Bones. Maybe I've forgotten how to look for sub-text when the series has been so superficial. Will re-watch. David is becoming a very good actor.

England are embarrassingly 28 for 7 against the West Indies. Bah!

Yuck

Nov. 27th, 2008 04:48 pm
mistletoe: (booth urgh)
Bones is refusing to download having been on all day. I'm blaming Thanksgiving. Anyway, it's on Sky tonight so I'll watch when I come back from the quiz. I've had to bring a copy of the Quizmail home because I don't know what I've done with the original. It's probably in my bag.

The kitchen light is fixed!

I feel poorly, there is a sickness bug going round so I've taken Immodium and I'm hoping for the best. Going to Valentino's anyway. I need chicken.

That's all for now. At least I'm off work tomorrow for a holiday, haircut and mam's birthday.

Yuck

Nov. 27th, 2008 04:48 pm
mistletoe: (booth urgh)
Bones is refusing to download having been on all day. I'm blaming Thanksgiving. Anyway, it's on Sky tonight so I'll watch when I come back from the quiz. I've had to bring a copy of the Quizmail home because I don't know what I've done with the original. It's probably in my bag.

The kitchen light is fixed!

I feel poorly, there is a sickness bug going round so I've taken Immodium and I'm hoping for the best. Going to Valentino's anyway. I need chicken.

That's all for now. At least I'm off work tomorrow for a holiday, haircut and mam's birthday.

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