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http://www.partiallyclips.com/index.php?id=1498 amused me.

Life is going pretty damn well at the minute. In no particular order, lately I have:

* Flown (or indoor skydived, whichever name you prefer - I intend to go back a LOT once I get my settlement money).
* Fallen in love (rather suddenly and unexpectedly, and all the sweeter for it).
* Had a strangely affirming sort-of reprimand at work ("I need you to stop being apathetic; you're second in command of the whole company and I need your help." "Ah. Right.").
* Had lots of fantastic kinky sex. My girlfriend is made of win and yum.
* Had my annual check-up at the GUM clinic, all tests clear. Always nice.
* Failed to find a flat, despite looking at dozens of them. I'm not in a hurry particularly, but it would be nice to have somewhere of my own. Preferably somewhere of a reasonable size - I want to host some after-parties.
* Spent lots of time with my friends. They are lovely, lovely people, and I want to spend even more lots of time with them. Damn this working for a living nonsense, it interferes badly with what could otherwise be really monumentally spectacular social lives.
* Done quite a bit of spinning, mostly staff. Notably, four hours at Trance on the Thames - a free outdoor dance party on the Thames Beach (only appears at low tide, under Festival Pier on the south bank) - which was loads of fun.

Coming up there are more exciting things... at the end of this week, Helen and Kristen will be doing a live painting event at Planet Angel, which is cool. At the end of this month, they will be having their first exhibition, at The Foundry, which is even cooler. You should all come, to both but particularly to the exhibition - preferably to the opening night, on the 22nd :) [details]

I also have a certain amount of stress sources. Work is difficult to get a handle on at present, hence the previously referenced apathy. The new love, while sweet and wonderful, has not been the simplest of emotional entanglements, and continues to be tricky in places. My leg regularly hurts much more than usual for no apparant reason, and the promised settlement money hasn't even begun the process of turning up - the other side's insurance company are clearly going to wait until they're legally 100% obliged and compelled to hand over the cash (and quite possibly threatened with bailiffs) before they actually do so. Bastards.

Still, the good things (especially that new love, and my glorious girlfriend and friends) are outweighing the bad by a margin I couldn't begin to estimate. It's good being me.

Which is nice.

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Date: 2007-08-06 10:11 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] pieces-of-ele.livejournal.com
What, pray tell, is flying?

And what are you and your friends plans in regards to poi twirling. Is this group going ahead on Tuesday nights? because I can't quite seem to find out whats going on...

So, yeah, we should meet up again anyway, wasn't Trance great?
Glad your life is going well.
:)

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Date: 2007-08-06 10:24 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dennyd.livejournal.com
Flying is http://airkix.com - check out the videos (of people much better than me - but hey, give me time!) ;)

Poi; we're spinning in the north end of Finsbury Park on Tuesday evenings at the minute, as long as the weather holds out. If you want to come along please do! Not sure if you have my mobile number, it's in my LJ memories under 'contact details'.

The trance party was highly entertaining - such a mad location to be dancing in :)

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Date: 2007-08-06 10:14 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] cuteevilpixie.livejournal.com
*snuggle*
xxx

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Date: 2007-08-06 10:25 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dennyd.livejournal.com
Yay, snugglins! <3

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Date: 2007-08-06 10:54 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] uberredfraggle.livejournal.com
Oooh icon++++

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Date: 2007-08-06 10:57 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] uberredfraggle.livejournal.com
Yay for new loves and wonderful friends. It's a shame my favourite people are the wrong side of the world right now but I'm not homesick anymore. Just really really excited about coming home. :D

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Date: 2007-08-07 10:03 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] squiddity.livejournal.com
Dammit, is my entire social group turning into hippies?
I'm going to have to become a punk at this rate just to be different.
OK, that might be quite cool.
I can be a hugging punk.
Dammit, a hugging punk is just a hippy in disguise.

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Date: 2007-08-07 11:45 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] libellum.livejournal.com
You'll never be as punk rock as [livejournal.com profile] tar0r :)

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