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December 10th, 2001
Quote of the Day:Younger sister:


Quote of the Day:
Younger sister: If I had your habits, I’d kill myself.


Posted at 5:49 pm | 6 comments | Category: YS Chronicles


December 10th, 2001
To me, it’s always a


To me, it’s always a good idea to carry around two sacks of something when you can walk around. That way if anyone asks you for a hand, you can say ‘Sorry, I’ve got these sacks.’ – Jack Handey


Posted at 4:56 pm | 1 comment | Category: General


December 9th, 2001
House for an Art Lover


House for an Art Lover
Glasgow’s most famouse architest, Charles Rennie Mackintosh entered a competition in 1901 to design a ‘House for an Art Lover’. The house was not realised during Mackintosh’s lifetime. The construction of the house began in 1989 and was completed in 1996.
Front view

Side view

Near the entrance to the house

Garden seat. Those colourful jelly mould type things were…colourful jelly mould type things. Don’t know what their purpose is.


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December 8th, 2001
It feels like it should


It feels like it should be snowing.
My body feels like it needs a nice long relaxing bath.
Those books feel they should be read.
The bank account feels it needs some money.
That car feels it needs a wash.
Oh well.


Posted at 7:59 pm | 4 comments | Category: General


December 8th, 2001
Glasgow Science Centre (and



Glasgow Science Centre (and other places)
Glasgow Science Centre and IMAX Cinema. Unfortunately you can’t see the Glasgow Tower in these pictures which stands alongside these two buildings. It’s the only building in the world capable of turning 360° from the ground up.

I don’t remember what this is or where it was. We were out retro clothes shopping one day when I saw the view and snapped this photo.


Posted at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | Category: General


December 7th, 2001
I want this t-shirt. The


I want this t-shirt. The sad thing is though that no irony/piss taking would be involved whilst wearing it. I did like them when they were ‘underground’. Ahem. Mango juice makes me phlegmy.


Posted at 5:18 pm | 9 comments | Category: General


December 6th, 2001
Bellahouston Walled Gardens This



Bellahouston Walled Gardens
This is the entrance to the gardens. The plaque reads:
THE KISS OF THE SUN FOR PARDON
THE SONG OF THE BIRDS FOR WORTH
YOU ARE NEARER GOD’S HEART IN A GARDEN
THAN ANYWHERE ELSE ON EARTH
-ANON


Flowers and schtuff




Posted at 11:27 pm | 7 comments | Category: General


December 6th, 2001
I’m bored. I’m The Internet-Addict


I’m bored.

[If I were an online test, I would be The Internet-Addict Test]

I’m The Internet-Addict Test!

I love in-jokes, especially if they help highlight the marvellously geeky cultural differences between my internet clique and the rest of the world.

Click here to find out which test you are!


Posted at 12:30 pm | 4 comments | Category: General


December 5th, 2001
I suffer from cold hands


I suffer from cold hands syndrome nine months of the year. I could do with these.
They’re having a UCAS Chemistry open day at my univerisity today which means lots of fresh, innocent and naive faces lurking around. Run, save yourself!! Don’t take chemistry! It’s not too late for you yet!
Check it: zhikr.org


Posted at 1:20 pm | 5 comments | Category: General


December 1st, 2001
Today I’d recommend Metafilter.



Today I’d recommend Metafilter.


Posted at 4:45 pm | 12 comments | Category: General





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