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Postcards! [08 Jun 2006|03:05pm]
Anyone want a postcard from Hong Kong? I leave Monday week, and I'm going to try send out as many as I can while I'm there. Everyone's welcome to leave their address, friends, strangers, whoever. This post is screened, so no weirdos (other than myself) will see your address!
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Tools. [29 Apr 2006|02:43pm]
Last night I went out and got the new Tool album at the HMV midnight release thing with the lovely 21_botanicals. I must say my interest in Tool has dwindled a bit over the years (when I was about 16 they were the shit) mainly because Tool fans kinda shit me. Hippies. We had a couple drinks at this place that was like my nanas house, only with dimmer lighting and headed down at about 11:45.
There was about 200 people in the line that was going around the corner. Apparently 95% of Tool fans have penises, most of the girls there seemed to be there with their boyfriends. After an hour of watching stoners come out screaming "Woo Tool!" and drinking cask wine we finally got our CDs. The line was still around the corner as we were leaving.
My hopes weren't too high for this album since even Ryan said it sucked. But it's not bad, it's a Tool album, it sounds like Tool. The packageing is pretty fucking spiffy though, more albums should have stereoscopic lenses.
8 fists : fuck

[WITHOUT_TEETH] (even the painkillers don't make that joke funny) [19 Apr 2006|06:35pm]
cut 'cause it's grossCollapse )
edit: Ahhh! Just found some weird matrix style jiggy stuck to my side, no one told me about this. I think someone saw my boobies!
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Work. [16 Apr 2006|07:53pm]
Am I the only person who's kind of oblivious to easter? It ranks pretty low on my list of meaningful dates.

Work has been great lately, I've been kinda promoted. For those who don't know, I work at a stadium in Melbourne as a customer service attendant. They have been rostering me on information booths rather than general ushering/ turnstile operating positions lately, and today I got to work in the main info booth/ cloak room/ lost property room for the later half of the day. Yay for me.

Meanwhile I have six artworks to make in the next week and a half, plus another shift at work and surgery to remove my wisdom teeth.

Happy jesus/rabbit/egg thing to anyone who is into the whole jesus/rabbit/egg thing!
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Bat. [02 Apr 2006|11:00am]
I've posted this elsewhere, but it's so cool I'm going to post it here too.

Found in my backyard yesterday:

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Art [29 Mar 2006|09:05pm]
I'm not sure how, but today I managed to get myself involved in a large scale outdoor installation project. I like the idea of working on something "for fun" but looking over the plans it could get expensive (in both time and money). I'm working on a few other pieces that I'm really excited about, and the budget has already blown out a bit on them too. One's a house made from soap, I've already made one but it crumbled about 5 mins before my presentaion. The other is a project based on childhood and memory that I'm looking at my grandparents house for. I'm finding tonnes of ideas I want to work on once I've got my home studio set up.

Little things:
  • I went ice skating!

  • All my hotels for Hong Kong are booked, and I'll be spending a couple nights in Sydney at the end of my trip and heading back to Melbourne on my 20th birthday.

  • I had my head x-rayed! (For wisdom teeth removal next month)

Next door and around the world. [06 Mar 2006|10:26am]
My neighbour of 15 years auctioned his house yesterday, and managed to get his reserve with some haggleing. It's going to be sad to see him go, he's been nothing but a perfect neighbour since he moved in. Now I'm worried that the couple that bought the place will start spawning children left and right or worse - rent it out to a bunch of uni students. The Asain family who runs our local bakery put in a bid too, small world. At least that sleezey real estate agent won't be buzzing around here all the time.

In other, bigger news - I'm going to Hong Kong! My mum has been there about 4 times on stopovers (she was a travel agent once upon a time), and always wanted to stay longer and take me back with her. We came across some cheap airfares online and said fuck it, so we're going for 10 days in June (Hong Kong summer - very hot and humid... and rainy). We're going to stay at the Harbour Plaza North Point hotel on Hong Kong Island, then maybe move to another hotel on the Kowloon side. Maybe even spend a night in Macau or in mainland China. The HPNP has a neat rooftop pool:

This is my first time overseas (Tassie doesn't count) I'm really excited. My only problem... do I go to Hong Kong Disneyland or not?
13 fists : fuck

[27 Feb 2006|04:39pm]
So I started my second year of uni today. I'm sort of excited about getting to use my head again, I've been away for too long. I had my first "Pop Culture and Mass Communication" lecture today, I had a feeling I would either love it or hate it, but he opened by playing Gary Numan's Cars, so I'll take that as a good sign.

Speaking of Gary Numan, I've decided to try collect older music I buy from now on on vinyl. (If the cost is roughly the same). Because
a) I'm sick of buying CDs and only really listening to them on the 'puter or on my MD player.
b) my folks have this lovely record player/buffet with inbuilt speakers thats going to waste in the garage, all it needs is a new needle. and
c) vinyl's pretty.

Speaking of music, does anyone else here use last.fm? I'm a little addicted, the neighbourhood radio is a neat feature. I'm gnomephantoms over there too, for anyone who wishes to add me. Although I should point out, my profile is pretty inaccurate at the moment, since I've only really been listening to new stuff that I've *gasp* downloaded since I got ADSL.

And I'm not looking forward to the Commonwealth Games.
10 fists : fuck

[21 Feb 2006|12:36pm]
BAHAHAHA! No more dial up!
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Aquarium! [27 Jan 2006|04:23pm]
sharks and jellies and fish... oh my!Collapse )
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