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So circling we'll orbit another year

It's my birthday. So I'll take the opportunity to look back, stock take, and generally waste time, because people really should have to work on their birthdays.

Seven things I'm glad I've done this year:-

1. Painted my room
2. Taken my social life in hand
3. Bought a corset
4. Got a really good haircut
5. Avoided killing Ian
6. Survived BiCon
7. Gone to Amsterdam

Seven things I wish I hadn't done this year (but I'm going to forgive myself for - this is just for reference so I can try and avoid doing it again...)

1. Volunteered for BiCon 2002
2. Spent so much on things I don't need
3. Missed going to Dublin
4. Gone to Milton Keynes
5. Gone totally radge and broken stuff
6. Upset David
7. Did I mention the BiCon thing?

Seven things I'm glad I've done in my life so far:-

1. Been to Venice
2. Changed my name
3. Moved to Edinburgh
4. Written some stories
5. Run Bifrost
6. Run BiCons 10 and 17
7. Stayed on the dole so long



( 19 comments — Leave a comment )
2nd Oct, 2002 02:30 (UTC)

Happy Birthday!

Good lists, btw...
2nd Oct, 2002 03:06 (UTC)
Well, I'm so glad glad glad to be alive (as Pollyanna used to say) Happy birthday! I hope you got the CD.

BiCon was much better for you having been involved. Thank you again. You annoyed me too at times of course, but I think the result of the (fewer than it sometimes seemed) arguments was right each time.

Is Milton Keynes down to the travel nightmares, or what happened there?
2nd Oct, 2002 03:25 (UTC)
Travel nightmares and having spent annual leave on it when it wasn't a proper holiday. of course if I hadn't volunteered for bicon, it would have happened anyway...

And I got a strange Don Giovanni CD some time ago which I kept forgetting tosay thanks for - sorry. It's certainly very odd...
4th Oct, 2002 12:25 (UTC)
It might not be the best sung version I have (or complete, the CD omits about half the songs plus all the dialogue) but it is the one in English...

What can I say? It's a odd plot.
2nd Oct, 2002 03:09 (UTC)
Upset David

I'm not arrogant enough to assume this means me, but if it does, its mere inclusion on the list pretty much means it's fixed as far as I'm concerned. (Not that I'm saying there's a lot to fix if it doesn't mean me.)
2nd Oct, 2002 04:36 (UTC)
I only know one David (oddly enough - the rest are all Daves) I'm glad you think it's OK...
2nd Oct, 2002 09:19 (UTC)

In case it's not obvious, 'It's fixed as far as I'm concerned' does not mean I'm assuming it's OK with anyone who isn't me, nor that I don't care if it isn't fixed with anyone else.
2nd Oct, 2002 03:10 (UTC)
Happy Bithday...

Personally, I can take or leave Dublin, but I realise most people disagree with me.
2nd Oct, 2002 03:23 (UTC)
Dublin may not be great, but I bought plane tickets and then didn't go, which I regret.
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2nd Oct, 2002 05:04 (UTC)
Happy Birthday!!

Hope it's a good one, & that your party on saturday goes well. Have a great time. :o)
2nd Oct, 2002 05:11 (UTC)
Happy Birthday

To the woman who is the reason why I am a piglet -
Have a brilliant day.

Regret cannot be with you as I am helping hold someone's hand on Saturday and helping warm a baby on Sunday.

But here's birthday kisses xxx
2nd Oct, 2002 06:05 (UTC)
Happy Birthday
Happy Birthday Alison!
2nd Oct, 2002 06:53 (UTC)
Happy Birthday! Hope your party is much fun.
2nd Oct, 2002 08:22 (UTC)
come along and find out!
2nd Oct, 2002 07:23 (UTC)
Happy Birthday!

Hope the party is really excellent - I'm sure it will be! :)
2nd Oct, 2002 08:43 (UTC)
Many happy returns from across the pond. Have a spiffingly good party.
2nd Oct, 2002 10:27 (UTC)
Happy birthday!
2nd Oct, 2002 11:24 (UTC)
May your day be filled with friends and joy.
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