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04:57 pm: Home again
Well, obviously not a great deal has happened since I got on the train. I spent the time from Euston to just north of Crewe watching the Star Trek parody movie Star Wreck: In The Pirkinning, reckoned to be one of the finest or at least most successful of Finnish films. I downloaded it ages ago but have never found the time to watch it till today. It's very fine, with some moments of brilliance, and I recommend it to anyone with half a gigabyte and two hours to spare. The site for it is http://www.starwreck.com - be amazed by Captain Pirk, the Plingons and Baabel 13.
The movie had almost finished when we reached Crewe, where three BTPs who looked like they meant business joined the train, No idea what happened: not my carriage. But that's all as it leaves me at present, and probably won't be posted till I get home.

And a meme gacked from ghoti

Who is the fourth person on your received call list?
My son, David.

What's the main ringtone on your phone?
American Patriots by The Smirks

What were you doing at midnight last
Just settling down to sleep

What did the last message on your mobile phone say?
Ok. (from David, acknowledging where we were gong to meet)

Whose bed did you sleep in last night?
The spare room at mike2sheds's house, though almost every other night, the answer is "my own".

What colour shirt are you wearing?
Sort of greenish.

Most recent movie that you watched
Star Wreck: In the Pirkinning. Sad, but true.

Name three things that you have on you at all times
Wedding ring, spectacles, American Express card.

What's the colour of your bedsheets?
I think it's the red ones. Will have to check.

How much cash do you have on you right now?
Sixty pounds and a tiny amount of change.

What's your favourite part of a chicken?
Chicken breast.

What's your favourite town/city?
Maybe Port Vila? Hard to choose.

I can't wait to...
Get home.

When was the last time you saw your mum?
January 30th, 2005

When was the last time you say your dad?
Early January, 1996

When was the last time you talked to them?
To mum, on that day, the night before she died. For dad, about October 2001, just before he fell and was ultimately taken into a home. It's a frustration that I never got the opportunity to talk to him over that last year.

Who got you to join livejournal?
Some of the people at badvogato of fond memory.

What did you have for dinner last night?
Thai shredded duck and pancakes, Thai roast orange chicken, Fruit salad and ice cream, a couple of beers.

How long have you been at your current job?
n/a

Look to your left - what do you see?
The wall of the Merseyrail train.

Who is the last person you spent £50 on?
Good question. Undoubtedly an immediate family member.

What's the last piece of clothing you borrowed from someone?
A pair of socks from David.

What websites do you visit most during the day?
LiveJournal, Gmail, Stuff.co.nz, Aardvark.co.nz, Daily Telegraph, Economist

Do you have an air freshener in your car?
No car. Generally, the answer has been no except when it's really needed it...

Do you have any plants in your room?
Sometimes, though Viv an I do a good job of killing them.

Does anything hurt in your body right now?
No more than usually.

What city was your last taxi ride in?
Chester.

Do you own a camera phone?
Yes. Don't use it very much.

What's your favourite Starbucks drink?
Don't like much about Starbucks. Latté is my favourite coffee, but not from Farbucks.

Recent time you were really upset
Watching the start of LOTR and thinking of times past.

Have you been in love with anyone?
Yes! Silly.

Who will repost this?
How should I know? Maybe vivh, maybe takahe, maybe sheaj34, maybe louderback, maybe some others, maybe nobody at all.

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From:vivh
Date:March 15th, 2006 10:09 pm (UTC)
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Our sheets aren't red, you should pay more attention!
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From:ringbark
Date:March 15th, 2006 10:11 pm (UTC)
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Well, the covers are red. That's what I was thinking about.
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