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Friday, January 9th, 2009

Time:11:28 pm.
So I did it. I bought the Range Rover Sport. Now I have to pack for skiing.

Now I have to start modifying it :)

P.S. I did try to hide behind a cut but the tags just won't behave (can't possibly have been me!

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Sunday, December 21st, 2008

Subject:Stealing from James
Time:12:47 am.
1. Play your music library on shuffle.
2. For each question, press the next button to get your answer.
3. Write down the song name in answer to each of the following questions - no cheating

If someone says "Is this okay?" you say..?
Just Can't Get Enough

What would best describe your personality?
In the Evening

What do you like in a guy/girl?

What is your life's purpose?
Singin' in the Rain

What is your motto?
Since I've Been Loving You

What do your friends think of you?
Home by the Sea

What do you think about very often?
The Strangest Party

What is 2+2?
Blew Away

What do you think of your best friend?

What do you think of the person you like?

What is your life story?

What do you think when you see the person you like?
4:AM Forever

What do your parents think of you?

What will you dance to at your wedding?
A Lesson Learned

What will they play at your funeral?
The Sky is Broken

What is your hobby/interest?

What is your biggest secret?
Paradise Regime

What do you think of your friends?
Land of Confusion

What's the worst thing that could possibly happen?

How will you die?

What is one thing that you regret?
Cock Pushups

What makes you laugh?
Rock the House

What makes you cry?
A Question of Time

Will you ever get married?
Serenity Touched

What scares you the most?
Nothing Really Matters

Does anyone like you?
The Bartender and the Thief

If you could go back in time, what would you change?
Next Year, Baby

What hurts right now?
Champion Sound

What will you post this as?
Calling all Stations

Some funny results!
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Thursday, December 11th, 2008

Subject:New car time
Time:8:37 pm.
Seems to be the only time I post anything on here. The BMW went back and I took an A4 on lease for about 7 months while I bedded into a new job. New job and a lot less money I hasten to add - but its great! So given I like the company and, it seems, for some strange reason they like me - I decided to splash out on a new set of wheels. Week commencing 5th January I shall be joining the cheshire set and taking delivery of a brand new, 09 model, Range Rover Sport. How sad that at my age the only thing I really get excited about is a new car.
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Monday, February 18th, 2008

Time:2:27 am.
Ah stuff it I decided to post them in here.

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Subject:A rare moment of self indulgence ...
Time:2:18 am.
... saw me bouncing around in front of Billy Corgan and Smashing Pumpkins last Friday night in Manchester. Nearly 17 years since I last saw them live!!! For the second time in my life it was just utterly moving.

I seriously believe that through the ages we have been blessed with geniuses in various guises who just fall into the perfect profession effortlessly. Palladio, Michelangelo, Leonardo, Einstein etc. I also genuinely believe that in our time we are blessed with two such individuals in the guise of Billy Corgan and Thom Yorke who simply breeze through the creation of such wonderful notation its sickening.

Friday night was awesome! They played for 2 hours and 40 minutes straight without missing a beat or hitting a bum note. I'm lucky to have seen them again and hope I can again one day!

For any fans who would like to see the gig fakeplasticduran on youtube has posted some reasonable footage sound wise at least. I would recommend checking out the acoustic version of 1979 and my favourite "Drown" (albeit without the 12 minutes of in key feedback on the Singles soundtrack).

Ahhh - now for Radiohead in June!
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Tuesday, November 6th, 2007

Time:10:07 pm.
I haf been a bad boi!

I r drunking Guiness!
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Friday, October 26th, 2007

Time:3:20 pm.
Wow - its Friday afternoon and I am home. Not in London or sat on the M5/M6/M4/M40/M42 in traffic. Actually at home!

What on earth can I do now. Oh wait I know, work!

Ah well at least I can control the quality of the tea here.

Ah sod it - I'm going to the driving range!
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Thursday, October 11th, 2007

Time:11:18 pm.
I finally decided what car I shall have next and funnily enough its a skoda!!!

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Monday, August 20th, 2007

Subject:What every kiddy wants
Time:9:54 am.
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Thursday, August 16th, 2007

Time:10:01 pm.
I am sat in the bar of the City Inn hotel in Westminster. My usual stopover location whence in London (at least once a week). I just had dinner with my boss and I am now feeling a little tipsy.

I can't say I enjoy my job but the money is amazing and it feeds a fantastic lifestyle and, if I am careful, a decent retirement. anyway - out of the blue today this project lands in my lap at which I gaze with my usual degree of boredom and disdain when I realise what it actually entails. All of a sudden I find I am interested in my job again. Just when I thought there were no challenges left in my field of expertise this particular opportunity presents a rather unique challenge and thus has finally reinvigorated a rather jaded view of my chosen field of expertise. For once I am delighting in the planning of how to resolve this particular client challenge in a way that not only offers client value but also realises fat margins for my profit centre. Its also BIG! It would have to be ... small deals excite no-one right?

I now find myself questioning whether I can configure this client solution enough? Usually its conscious competence across the board - this is so much more invigorating if it wasn't for the confidential nature of the deal I would want to share it all on here. I lookf forward to the closing of tomorrows boring and mundane deal so I can focus on this new far reaching outsource challenge.

Ah life is good. Time to order another Merlot!
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Tuesday, July 17th, 2007

Time:10:37 pm.
Do this to someone you hate tomorrow!

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Sunday, July 8th, 2007

Subject:New Car
Time:9:28 am.
I have 12 months left on the lease for my current car but if I am to order something else I should really be thinking about doing that now.

My problem is I feel I should not get something flash and instead put money into buying a new house or something like that. But sitll the kid in me wants a new toy to play with. Seeing as the car I have now is somewhat of an old mans car I feel I should get something more sporty but I get scared when I see how much money a flash sports car would cost me.

My current (long) shortlist is as follows:
Porsche Cayman
Audi RS4
Range Rover Sport
Audi S5
Porsche 997
Porsche Cayenne
Nissan GTR (when it comes out)
Mercedes S Class

All of the above would cost me a small fortune and, I have to wonder, is it really worth it just to have something nice on the drive.

The less pricey options are:
Audi Q7
Nissan 350Z
Audi A5
Mercedes CLK
Mercedes SLK (hairdresser car)
Volkswagen Golf R32
Audi TT
Audi A6 (including all road version)
Mercedes CLS
Mercedes ML

My current thoughts revolve around the Q7 for some reason. The Nissan features in my thoughts a little too simply because of the performance statistics for the money (it matches the Cayman for a lot less money).

Have I missed something? Anyone make any suggestions to help me decide?
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Friday, June 29th, 2007

Subject:Disagree? Bet ya can't!
Time:3:23 pm.
Smart man + smart woman = romance

Smart man + dumb woman = affair

Dumb man + smart woman = marriage

Dumb man + dumb woman = pregnancy



Smart boss + smart employee = profit

Smart boss + dumb employee = production

Dumb boss + smart employee = promotion

Dumb boss + dumb employee = overtime



A man will pay $20 for a $10 item he needs.

A woman will pay $10 for a $20 item that she doesn't need.



A woman worries about the future until she gets a husband.

A man never worries about the future until he gets a wife.

A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend.

A successful woman is one who can find such a man.


To be happy with a man, you must understand him a lot and love him a little.

To be happy with a woman, you must love her a lot and not try to understand her at all.



Married men live longer than single men do, but married men are a lot more willing to die.


A woman marries a man expecting he will change, but he doesn't.

A man marries a woman expecting that she won't change, and she does.



A woman has the last word in any argument.

Anything a man says after that is the beginning of a new argument.

Old aunts used to come up to me at weddings, poking me in the ribs and cackling, telling me, "You're next." They stopped after I started doing the same thing to them at funerals.
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Saturday, June 23rd, 2007

Time:9:03 am.
I have been buying a few natural history dvd's recently. Most recently Planet Earth and Blue Planet.

I was fascinated to learn about the Blue Whale though. Apparently the largest creature to have ever existed on earth as far as we are aware. Scary facts are that its heart is the size of a car and some of its arteries are so big a human can swim down them.

Adding to my life list of things to do: See a blue whale in its natural habitat (yeah like its gonna be found in a theme park at 30m long).
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Thursday, January 18th, 2007

Subject:I'm drunk so ...
Time:2:14 am.
confess that in 2006 I...
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Wednesday, January 10th, 2007

Time:1:17 pm.
My right arm is building up nicely!

Yes you guessed it I finally managed to get pr0n!

Oh no wait thats wrong! :P
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Tuesday, January 9th, 2007

Subject:Wii Hunting
Time:3:26 pm.
So my hunt for a wii console continues and frustrating it is too.

I visited a store in Chester where I usually buy my games from and was told I should phone on Wednesday. I couldn't on Wednesday morning due to commitments so phoned as soon as I could at midday. Upon doing so I was told 6 consoles came in and went out that morning. Bah - annoying.

Soooo - I phoned again this morning at half ten only to be told they had 6 again on delivery and I had just missed the last one.

I have tried plenty of other stores to no avail so this one store seems like my best bet but, it seems, by the time I do get a Wii console it will be time for me to go back to work and thus I will not have too much time to play it.

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Wednesday, January 3rd, 2007

Subject:Message for Talodi
Time:8:57 pm.
For North West you could try the Comedy Store in Manchester - I've never been but I believe its a very good night out.

I tried posting in response to your post but apparently I am "banned" from posting in your journal. I must have been a bad bad boy!
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Subject:Its been a while but - 100 question Meme follows:
Time:12:32 am.
1. Ever been offered an engagement ring?
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Saturday, June 24th, 2006

Subject:I'd forgotten how much fun these pointless meme's are
Time:12:20 am.
1. My ex is..... very bitter right about now
2. I am listening to..... the tapping of the keys on my keyboard
3. Maybe I should..... go to bed
4. I love...... list here is far too long.
5. My best friend..... is on the other side of the world
6. I don't understand..... people in general
7. I lose..... keys all the time
8. People say..... little of significance
9. The meaning of my screen name is..... there is no meaning. Its just a chemical imbalance in the brain.
10. Love is .... a chemicakl imbalance in the brain
11. Somewhere, someone is..... doing something
12. I will always..... be honest.
13. Forever seems..... a pointless consideration.
14. I never want to..... suffer.
15. My mobile phone is..... rubbish.
16. When I wake up in the morning..... I wake up.
17. I get annoyed when..... people do not listen.
18. Parties are..... pretty boring now to be honest.
19. My fish is..... smoked haddock.
20. Kisses are the worst when..... the intention of the kiss is misunderstood.
21. Today I..... went to Newcastle.
22. Tonight I will..... sleep well.
23. Tomorrow I will.... take my car for a valuation and valet, and get drunk in the evening (oh the shock).
24. I really want..... to just be happy.
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