All entries for June 2006
June 14, 2006
So, numbers have doubled again since my last entry. Welcome to Tom and Simon. I'm very pleased and very honored. However, I feel that four is still pretty small. I would appreciate it much if you tried to spread the word to others. They don't have to be Warwick students, bloggers or even friends. The more the merrier, and the sooner I can start thinking about some sort of goal for this group to acheive. It would be pointless having a gang of four who don't actually do anything.
I am starting to worry about the membership of Sarah and Laura. They have been members for a little while now, and they have no word of why they have joined. I'm worried that if growth doesn't continue, original members will begin to leave. That would be pretty bad. It would be such a huge blow to my already fragile ego. I'm not sure how I'd cope. Don't leave.
What has happened to the weather?! I'm started to get a little racked off with it now. I want more sunshine so I can relax outside. Thunderstorms and hailstones is not ideal weather for sunbathing. And today it is plain miserable. Not fair. At least it gives me chance to write more blog entries and listen to more music. My Last FM page is desperately out of date, hence why I haven't put it at the bottom of my blog in a while. You are probably not really very interested in what I am listening to anyway, but I thought it would be nice to tell you nonetheless. If you are prepared to offer yourselves up to me by counting yourselves in, I thought I should at least let you know what music I like. Fair trade. And when I say, offer yourselves up to me, I don't mean sacrificially. I've stressed before I'm sure that I am not a loony. I just said it for effect really. Sorry. Don't let it put you off joining.
Who is looking forward to the Rootes bbq! Me! I expect to see many people attending. I previously pointed out a poster to Laura and relayed it to Sarah, advertising a bbq, gunge tank, huuuuge water fight, bungee running, giant Jenga etc. I told them it was the poster for the Rootes bbq. It is not for the Rootes bbq. It is for a RAG event on Monday. I apologise. I'm sure there will be plenty of fun stuff at the Rootes bbq as well. And we might as well go to the RAG event as we have nothing better to do.
Then we have the trip to Alton Towers on Tuesday, again organised by the nice people from Rootes. (They are ace.) That should also be a real hoot. Wednesday is a music societies event at the Colleseum which sounds like lots of fun. Then there will be another Colly trip on Thursday I'm assuming, end of year party on Friday and then home! What a final week! And that is not mentioning the small matter of the World Cup! Come on England! Exclamation mark!
Calming myslef down for a moment, I hope that everyone has a super last week and a half at Warwick, and doesn't get too bored back at home. I wiil post again before the end of term obviously, but I will probably forget to say it again.
After yesterday's poor offering of only a few paragraphs, this has been quite a long entry. Hope it wasn't too long for all you skim–readers out there.
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June 13, 2006
I haven't given you lot anything for a while now. That is mainly due to the World Cup. Waking up at 10.30, sunbathing until 2, then watching football until 10 leaves little time for blogging. I thought that I would continue my duty and post today.
So far the World Cup has been pretty average I think. Group A all look shocking. England need to improve, as do the other big nations. Argentina put on a decent display, but the team of the tournament has been the Czechs so far. Thay were by far the better side against a very average USA team, played the best football seen so far, and scored three excellent goals.
I sense that most of you have just skipped over that paragraph because you all hate football. I hope some of you like football.
Anyway, since I've been gone, the number of people in my collective has doubled! To two! Thank you very much to Laura and again to Sarah. And apologies to Sarah who was seething that I hadn't mentioned her enough in my entries. I promise that I will try from now on.
Sarah is currently in an interview with a huge multi–national company, hoping to secure work for over the Summer period. Good luck to you, I'm sure that you won't need it. I've told you this anyway personally, but thought that it was a good way to mention you in my blog. I don't actually communicate with my girlfriend via my blog. That would be stupid.
To be honest, I haven't really got much to say today. I know I know, you wait almost a week for an entry and get a measly few paragraphs. I apologise again, but if more of you signed up, I may be inclined to write more, and more often. How about that folks?
Oh, and another thing, I have recently heard a song called Atlantis to Interzone, by a band called Klaxons. It is amazing. You should all get it right away.
See you all soon.
Love and peace and shit.
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June 08, 2006
Well, I seem to have touched a little one of Mr Pain's nerves with that last entry. I apologise Simon, I really do. Honestly I feel so bad that you still have exams and I don't so I can sit in the sunshine and do not a lot at all and not feel guilty. Snigger. Sorry.
It will all be over soon Simon and you will able to relax as much as everyone else. Until then, I blow a raspberry at you and make a silly wave with my hands.
Happy Birthday to Tanya! Who is the grand old age of 19 today. I am now the only member of the kitchen who is still 18. I feel so youthful. Kind of. And because I am the baby of the kitchen, I can blow raspberries and wave my hands in a silly manner and nobody minds. Until I do it once too often and then I might get a smacked arse. But then I will take you to court because it constitutes child abuse. So there. (I blow another raspberry to spite you.)
I expect to see many bodies trouping to the Cov Colly tonight to get communally sweaty (I'm sure that is not how you spell communally but you get the idea.) Surely the highlight of everyone's week so far. Better than the apparent debacle that was Sugar on Tuesday. I didn't go so I can't really comment, but I will anyway. Overheated, overcrowded, overpriced, (Unless you want to drink cheap vodka and the piss of a cat apparently.) I'm sure lots of people had a great time, but I'm also sure that a better time will be had by all at the mighty mighty Collesseum. (Don't bash me for spelling of Colly, they spell it a funny way anyway.) Not least because good old Jake will be there, providing a good dose of entertainment to all who are present. He may be joined by his noble side–kick Steve, or he may not. I don't think anyone here has met Steve.
Anyway, on Friday, I also expect to see many heads watching the start of the World Cup Finals!!!!! I know Germany Costa Rica doesn't sound very exciting, but wait until it starts. You will all love it. I plan to try and watch as many games as I possibly can. Even the really dull sounding ones. For example, Switzerland versus anybody else. The one bad thing about the World Cup, is that its always over too soon! Did you realsie that it is four years and about a month until the next one?! Sob. Come on England.
A final word goes to Tom Pj Tom Paddy and Tom, and other assorted physicists who I have forgotten about, who are doing their last exams today. You will all be fine, even though you are doing a really really hard physics paper.
Oh, and did you all know that Tuesday, was International Day of Slayer. Slayer as in the band. Amazing. I have decided to not form an opinion on this, for fear of offending myself with use of colourful language.
See y'all later.
Join the club. I haven't given up on you.
June 06, 2006
So its Tuesday morning. I am still in bed writing a blog entry. Other people have exams today. I do not. I sat out in the sun and turned a fetching shade of pink yesterday. I might well do the same again today. Or I might not. It doesn't really matter when you don't have exams on.
Big Tom swore at me regularly yesterday for reminding him of the fact that he still had exams to do. Sorry friend. Well, not realy sorry, but sorry in the sort of way that means I'll give you a short break, then start to get on your nerves again. Yawn, I might go back to bed for a little while.
My collective has grown infinitely since I have been away. By that I mean I have one member. (Thank you Sarah, and welcome to my elite band of followers.) I'm not going to order you about just yet, we need more people first, but if you could go on the recruitment trail that would be nice. Try and round people up, and throw them head first into my blog. Hopefully they will be amazed as you are. Thinking about it, I'm not going to order you about at all. That sentence will surely put people off joining. I will politely request that you perform small, simple tasks. (That sounds much better.) You don't even have to do them. There will be no obligation. But, again, it would be nice if I saw a few requests being acted upon.
A question for anyone; Do you think this blog would benefit from a picture? Are people not signing up in their droves because they cannot see me? Do I appear like some mysterious dictator, with a name but no face? If you could see me, and see my kindly features, do you think that would reassure people that I am not a loony intent on world domination? ('Cause I'm not.) (Honestly.)
I could do with moving myself out of bed now, and annoying the people that still have exams. Need to go to Costcutters as well but I have my priorities. So I will leave you there for now. I think this entry is slightly shorter as well. So hopefully you are actually reading and not just skimming through.
Speak to you all soon.
June 04, 2006
Right, after a few days taken out from blogging, to account for my last of exams and the 'socialising' that followed that, I have returned to write another.
After a few days, I have had exactly zero people sign up for my collective. Mr Dymond expressed an interest in some sort of newsletter. I'm sure that I didn't mention a newsletter. A good idea though Max and I'll take it on board. However, If I am going to start a newsletter, I will need some members to distribute my word to. And for all your interest Max, you didn't actually join. There is no shame in being the first to sign up people. In fact, it may make you the most important member of them all! If you want. That last comment may put you off even further. Don't feel any pressure.
It would be nice if I got a few people to join. I've had 5 comments on my last post, without a single person saying "Count Me In". Not even from Sarah. Thanks for the support.
If you just really don't want to sign up, it would be nice to recieve some feedback as to why. Is it that I'm pressuring you? Is it that it seems too public? Is there a way to send me a private message on this thing? To give you some anonymity. That may as well be a direct question to you Max, as you seem to be a bit of a computer whizz with all of your fancy a's and stuff. Thanks for that by the way!
Moving away from that subject, God loves me. Simple as. All through my exam period, the weather was bloody miserable. A hint from the big man that I should stay in and revise. When I walked out of my last exam on Thursday morning, the sun tore itself from behind the clouds. Since then the weather has been glorious. How ace! And did anyone notice the sky on friday evening? Looking to the West was absolutley incredible. A bright red orange band was on the horizon from the Sun's reflection on the clouds, and it was totally and utterly gorgeous. It made me feel very humble.
I was walking to a friends house in Coventry, and I must have walked into a dozen lamposts and even a few people (well, chavs) on the way, because I couldn't stop looking at the sky. I'm thinking about it right now and I'm grinning like a lunatic.
I'm going to end this entry there, but a final word goes out to my friend and neighbour, Laura Jackson, who was unbelievably drunk last night. Zoe, Little Tom, Rich (not so much Rich actually, too busy laughing at her,) and myself had to put her to bed when she was planning to go out to Time Tunnel. Hope that you are at least feeling reasonable this morning. Not very likely though.
Right I'm off now. Remember to count yourself in on the action! Refresh your memory why you should by reading my last entry again. Love you all.