All entries for February 2005
February 24, 2005
I needed to get out of the house this morning for reason which I shall keep to myself, I thought I'd go for a nice walk so I started thinking where I could walk, I wast thinking of walking out Warwick way and them back via north Leam, I then thought why bother with that, I'll walk to uni, Its something I have wanted to do for a while so I did.
I left the house at 7:10am, walked all the way via Stoneleigh and arrived here at 9:40am, I'm fairly proud of myself, 9.5 miles (according to multimap) in 2.5 hours. Despite the fact it snowed all the way, and the lack of footpaths on the road to Stoneleigh meaning I am now quite wet I did really enjoy it, I might walk home tonight too, and walk in more often.
February 16, 2005
Everyone should treat themselves once in a while, today I went shopping at Asda, I didn't go for much, just with the intention of getting bread mainly and a few things for my housemates. I wandered round getting stuff for my housemates and suddenly had the idea to treat myself, time for a nice meal and a bottle of wine I thought.
So I started wandering the shop in an aimless fashion, I wandered down the household isle and ended up getting two cusions even though I dont really need them, I also had a look down the valentines isle and ended up getting a little cuddley teddy for Sarah, not for any occasion, just because I felt like buying her something.
I spent a while deciding on a bottle of wine, then I had to think of something to eat, got myself a nice piece of chocolate cake and some Spicy chicken topped with some cheese and chorizo, and a small bag of baby potatos. In the end I spent abot £30, quite alot to say I only wanted bread which I actually forgot in the end, oh well.
The food was very nice, and now I am a little tipsy on the 4 5ths of a bottle of wine. It was really nice to paper myself, something I recommend people do more often, especially if you are single, its a good reminder that you don't have to have a partner to feel special.
Stay happy people and most of all stay awesome!
February 13, 2005
No, I am not actually asking you, the reader, to answer this question (although feel free to), I am actually going to give my thoughts on it. Had you asked me this a few years ago I would have said, without hesitation, personality.
More recently my views on this have changed though, I know that many people would call you shallow for even suggesting looks are important but they have to count for something. I don't believe you can have a decent relationship if you aren't physically attracted to the other person. Of course ones perception of 'looks' may differ from the next, so someone I may think is extremely attractive might be called a minger by a friend. Thats fair enough but at the end of the day it's their looks that attracted me over the personality.
Recently I have been thinking more about this, if one was not to take looks into account then the idea of sexuality would be less relevant, if you don't care what the person looks like and care about the personality then surely its irrelevant whether its a man or a women. You may be thinking this is what bi-sexuals are like but I don't believe that, they must still have a physical attraction to both sexes without knowing their personalities. My main reason for coming to the conclusion that looks are very important is that I have quickly become friends with a girl from work, she is absolutely wonderful, I feel incredibly comfortable around her etc, I would even perhaps go so far as to say she could be my soul mate except for one little thing, I am not at all physically attracted to her.
So if I am attracted to her personality and personality is all that matters then surely I'd be happy 'going out' with her, of course I wouldn't, it would never work, I am gay and don't fancy her in the slightest, its a really strange feeling actually, I definitely think I have found my first close friend, apologies to anyone who thought they were a close friend to me but I haven't felt that way.
February 09, 2005
I really have been neglecting a few things lately, I just cant seem to fit everything in. This isn't really due to not having enough time, its because I try to do them all at the same time, just before going to bed. I find it easier to do things regularly if they become part of either my getting up or my going to bed routine. Making them part of my getting up routine isn't practical, its hard to tell how long these activities will take and I like to get up with just enough time to make my first lecture or work.
So what about as part of my going to bed routine then? Well the problem here is the amount of things that have now become part of this routine; reading all my favourites blog entries, possibly posting a new entry of my own, writing (left-handed) in my journal, replying to the days emails and now I have the Warwick Pride website to look after. So with all these things to do its just not practical anymore, I always start the routine far too late, by the time I start I am already beyond tired, the last two nights I have actually fallen asleep during the blog catchup (thats no reflection on blogging quality btw)
The resolve? Well I suppose I need to start the routine earlier on, or perhaps do some of it during the day although some of it need to wait till the end of the day like the journal writing. So I think starting earlier is the best option, whether I will manage to is a different matter. I suppose I could also just get up later but thats not really possible if I want to keep my current attendance rates to lectures. Well anyway, what I thought was going to be a short post has quickly become quite long so its time for me to do other things.
February 06, 2005
Well the election results are all out now, you heard it here 2nd (as far as the blogs go)
Next years Sabatical team will be
Kat Stark – President
Brian Duggan – Education and Deputy President
Andy Dyer – Financial and Internal Affairs
Doug Kelly – Welfare and Equal Opps
Zain Hirani – Sports
Ed Longden – SSDO
Nick Seagrave – CDCO
Let me be the first to say dad luck to Dan, we all still think you are awesome!
Edit: Normal non-'election bollocks' service will resume shortly, back to just bollocks service.
February 01, 2005
Writing about web page http://blogs.warwick.ac.uk/jordangray/
This is a whole entry dedicated to Jordan, no not big chested minging female but Jordan Gray of Warwick Blogs fame. Consequently this will be quite a short entry as I don't have a huge amount to say on the subject of Jordan. My main observation is as follows:
Jordan is like the wind. He seems to never be seen physically, just his effects are seen effecting things as all good effects do. The odd comment here and there, the highscores on the pride website, the occasional new blog entry.
Does anyone actually see him though? Does he really exist? Is he just someone elses online persona?
Who knows? I suppose it matters not, his effects upon this world aren't bad, I say we let him continue to gracefully effect us just as the wind does.