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07 March 2009 @ 11:44 pm
Another fine day!  
HAPPY BIRTHDAY to two of the very finest women on my flist!

Firstly to blindmouse , you incisively literary nursery rhyme reference, you. Only a quarter hour left, but I hope you have been enjoying yourself thoroughly and having a jolly good one.

Secondly to raitala , who I would like to live down the road from. I was so pleased to find that you are every bit as good as you sounded. Hope you're having a magnificent day, I have a little thing under construction for you and it should get to you very shortly, via the glory of lj.

It would have been faster, but I accidentally went to a book sale and bought $1000 worth of gardening books for $261, and found that an encycolpaedia of gardening, which I rescued a full set of from a bin some years ago, is worth $500, so all in all a good day for acquisitions, if a poor one for finishing fic!

However I am home tonight rather than at the cocktail party I am meant to be attending, as J has a bad head. I have been tending to him as though he were a Bizet heroine, and now will stop explaining why I have not finished writing and proceed with the actual writing ...

 
 
 
Pureblood Princessraitala on March 7th, 2009 01:23 pm (UTC)
I wish you lived just down the road, that would be awesome :D

Thank you for your birthday wishes and I look forward to my gift very much! ♥♥♥

I hope poor Bizet!heroine J feels better soon. :)
blamebramptonblamebrampton on March 8th, 2009 05:03 am (UTC)
You know, I could live down the road. Hmmm ... *Considers* It's a possibility ...

I am having fun with your gift, should not be much longer. Bizet!J is improving, and says that I exaggerate his girliness. (I don't.)
Pureblood Princessraitala on March 9th, 2009 05:57 pm (UTC)
You know the purchase of more and more books is not conducive to moving continents, don't you? ;)
Blindmouse: whee...blindmouse on March 7th, 2009 02:19 pm (UTC)
Ahahaha, it doesn't get much more incisively literary than Three Blind Mice, trufax.

Thank you \o/
blamebramptonblamebrampton on March 8th, 2009 05:05 am (UTC)
It's a short tale, but has drama, suspense, friendship, overcoming adversity, tragedy, amazement ...

You're welcome, did you have fun?
Deborah Henning-Huff: Always There For Youhogwartsvixxxen on March 8th, 2009 01:28 am (UTC)
Tanya loves to read. She would have loved that sale. How are the fires and weather. Church tomorrow.
blamebramptonblamebrampton on March 8th, 2009 05:08 am (UTC)
Victorian fires are under control (YAY!), Queensland floods still rampant, and now a category five tropical cyclone is headed towards them up north.

Australia, where nature has no sense of perspective ...

XXX to you. Sorry I am so far behind with comments, I will get there!
Deborah Henning-Huff: Polar Bear Love Mehogwartsvixxxen on March 26th, 2009 02:00 pm (UTC)
Sis I'm behind too. *clings* I've been so depressed and out of sorts.
&helena;uminohikari on March 8th, 2009 03:29 am (UTC)
Book sales are the best thing ever
blamebramptonblamebrampton on March 8th, 2009 05:10 am (UTC)
I agree! I did accidentally buy one full-price book, which was $100, but actually worth it, so the rest of the bargains were even bigger bargains! And just fabulous, too. Some of them were things I had been wanting for ages!
shadowclubshadowclub on March 8th, 2009 04:36 am (UTC)
Yes! I was just reading you post on Sirius and it's quite interesting! And my head is also bad which explains much about all of comments today:)

Omg, yay for gardening books?!
blamebramptonblamebrampton on March 8th, 2009 05:14 am (UTC)
I have to go back and keep replying to comments on the Sirius post. And since then I have re-read some of those parts of the books and have even MORE thoughts. For example, Severus drew his wand first in the infamous Knicker Display Fight. I had forgotten that!

And yay for gardening books indeed! I have such treats here!
Welcome to Ant Countryant_queen on March 8th, 2009 04:39 am (UTC)
Oooh! Gardening books :) Where do you get these fabulous deals?

And J does have a touch of the operatic when he's poorly.
blamebramptonblamebrampton on March 8th, 2009 05:01 am (UTC)
Florilegium, on St John's Rd, Glebe. They are having a moving sale and it's great! Open till 6 weekdays, 5 weekends. LOADS of stock, including Rowell's conifers and Guide to Ornamental Plants in Australia at LUDICROUSLY cheap prices, and Flora's Orchids for $10. They also had the fabulous salvias book for $8. I went a bit mad ...