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  • kafka.

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    something bizarre happened to me when I was coming home too. well, knowing me, it's not that bizarre. I somehow managed to get off at the wrong subway station (I swear the sign said Kelvinhall >_>) and it wasn't too bad because I had to walk roughly the same distance, if not less, but I had to cross the park. and Kelvingrove park at night is very creepy~. it's mere chance that I've survived.
    I'm glad you're enjoying the book. :) A.S. Byatt is exactly the sort of writer to read when it's snowing/raining outside and you're drinking hot chocolate/Christmas-y drinks. I read [i]Possession[/i] last year over the Christmas holiday and if I have some time this year I might attempt another one of her books.
    October 25th, 2010 at 07:20pm
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    ohh, you're such a conscientious student, I've never finished anything a week before it was due. XD if your essays are fun (comp lit can't not be fun), work'll be fun and you won't be Twitch too much. researching my comp lit essay did drive me mad because there weren't that many resources, but in the end it was a lot of fun. like doing detective work because I had to look through all sorts of old books. tehe

    I'm going to come either with the 2:00 or the 2:15 train. that's a tiny bit later than noon-ish, but I've never been to Queen Street station before so I'm allowing enough time to get lost and I don't want to have to wake up at 7 or 8 again, I'm exhausted after a whole week of waking up early and I want to be fresh and energetic~ so I can keep up with your waking pace. you can pm me your phone number so I can text you if something really bad happens and I'm late. -is always thinking about the worst-
    October 22nd, 2010 at 09:36pm
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    I used to know how to make crocheted flowers, but it's been years since I last tried and I don't remember that much about it. I want to get into a knitting/crocheting charity though and learn again.

    I dunno, my tutors are just so useless at explaining what we should do/what's expected of us and I'm still clueless as to what kind of essay I should be writing. I'm not that stressed, I have most of my material for my comp lit essay and I don't think my English one will be that hard. I picked a tricky question, but if I end up not being able to gather enough background info on it, I'll go for something easy like gender/race/class-related things. don't you have essays due soon-ish? Since you're taking so many classes, I imagine you have loads of essays/assignments to write.

    Ohh, around what time would you want to come? noon-ish again?
    October 21st, 2010 at 11:50pm
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    I went to Tesco's to buy things earlier to day and they already have Christmas chocolate things. Twitch

    it depends on what sort of book it is. if it's the kind whose spine gets ugly if you bend it open to much and which is thick and sort of narrow, I must reconcile myself with the fact that I can't read it whilst knitting, but books that can bear being wide open and hardbacks, I just prop in front of me and/or put heavy-ish things on the corners of pages. XD -un-impressive solution to problem- I haven't actually knitted anything serious for some while because I didn't feel up to picking up a big project and smaller projects especially really repetitive knits bore me. do you know how to crochet too?

    you are not useless. :) I'm probably worrying too much about my essay. it's just that finding the right resources proved to be quite tricky. T_T
    October 21st, 2010 at 12:43am
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    oh, we don't really have a huge build up to Christmas back home because keeping the Nativity Fast is so popular and eating only steamed veggies (well, most people ignore the no oil rule because for most people a vegan diet itself is hard to keep, but traditionally, you're not allowed oil) for a month and a half brings people down. plus wine and partying are not allowed either. hmm. we sound a bit like crazy fundamentalist, but we're not. I think. I know loads of not overly religious people who do it just because a lot of people do it or because they want to lose weight. humanity is odd. we do have lights and decorations and carols in supermarkets, though. but they tend to show up mid-december.

    oh, you knit? Wow I love knitting. :) I need to buy needles - we moved about two weeks before I left home so most of my stuff was packed and couldn't find them. I miss knitting and doing embroidery. they sound so old-fashioned, but I get bored if I don't do something with my hands while I'm reading. XD I want to learn how to make quilts too. in my dream world I sit at home with a band of cats and read and quilt and drink tea and bake biscuits until I grow old and happy.

    and since I trust your academic judgment: how long should the bibliography of a 2,000 words essay be? my comparative lit tutor's absolutely useless and he just avoided giving me a direct answer to the question. :/
    October 19th, 2010 at 10:51pm
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    I love children-oriented museums. tehe we'll go to the national museum or to whichever's closest when rain starts?

    I keep meaning to watch Lost, but I never have the time or patience. I wanted to watch it this summer, but I got distracted by other things/shows and didn't watch it in the end. it's just so massive, too.

    On the 18th, one day after I go on holiday. oohh good then, I'll have to check my exams schedule, but I think I could fit in a trip to Edinburgh. I love Christmas-y things. I don't like Christmas itself that much and getting presents was never my thing, but baking cookies, drinking punch, snow and caroling always get me excited. hm. do you have a Christmas wish-list? :D
    October 18th, 2010 at 08:29pm
  • kafka.

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    Oh, yes, I wanna see the uni too. I dunno, which one is better/more interesting/more fun - the national museum or the national gallery?

    That sounds horrible, poor you. D: I hope my adventure with Dutch airlines won't be that bad. XD I have to reread Orlando for next semester so I'll take that along in addition to the book you'll give me, of course. I like to take books I really love when I travel in dangerous circumstances - it's a very 'well if my plane drops out of the sky, I want this to be the last book I ever read' attitude/circumstance. I hate that I'll be away virtually all my holiday (I'll only spend 3 days of my holiday in Scotland and those are in January) because I wanted to see the Christmas decorations and the Christmas market both here and in Edinburgh. I've heard that Edinburgh is especially Christmas-y. I'll see it next year, I suppose.
    October 18th, 2010 at 02:01am
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    Just the Old Town in general, whichever bits you find more interesting/poetic/picturesque. I have no idea how big the city is so I couldn't tell you how much of it we'd be able to cover in a day. I leave it all up to you. :)

    I loved [i]The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie[/i], thank you so much for giving it to me. I can't wait to finish writing my essays/be on Christmas break so I'll have time to check out some of her other books. I actually think we're doing [i]The Driver's Seat[/i] in English lit next year. ohh, and I'm going home for Christmas after all because we couldn't get a decent refund and I refuse to give in to evil airplane companies. I'll have to find a couple of really thick books to bring with me to read, though. I'm paranoid about sleeping both in airplanes and in airports so I'll have at least 10 hours to just sit and read. Weird
    October 17th, 2010 at 08:02pm
  • kafka.

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    it's good to know I'm not the only one who feels that way. ^-^

    Isa (The Way.) made this formspring account for people to post anonymous confessions and last night somebody started posting about how they match Mibbians in their head and then said who they'd match with who. they eventually said something along the lines that we'd have chemistry~ if we'd start debating. which made me laugh because I am very easily amused. XD that sounded more funny and interesting in my head. hmm. hey, I've almost finished [i]The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie[/i] :D I'd've finished it today, but I had school work. andand Muriel Spark wrote a book on Mary Shelley/Frankenstein and I'm going to try to find it in the library and see if I could use it for my essay. Weird
    October 15th, 2010 at 12:44am
  • kafka.

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    I talked to my mom and I'll probably stay here over Christmas if I can get some sort of refund on my plane ticket. of course I am, if you'll have. :) I'm really looking forward to it. I'm not that bad at walking on long distances, you know, it's just that you walk so fast~.
    by the way, have you seen the anon matchmaker thing?
    October 14th, 2010 at 07:14pm
  • Tom Fletcher.

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    ahhh, thanks for the reassurance ;D makes me feel better that i really can't be bothered with alot of it. tehe
    October 14th, 2010 at 06:09pm
  • kafka.

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    aww -heart melts-
    your offer is not only extremely nice, but very tempting. I need to talk to my mom about it, but the chances of me staying are pretty good. my room mate'll think I'm so weird if I don't go home over the holidays. oh well. I'll get back at you on this.
    by the way, I've been generally avoiding replying mail during the past week, week and a half out of sheer laziness and lack of inspiration. I'm really sorry. if it brings any comfort, I haven't replied my cousin in two weeks. T_T but I really can't wait to go to Edinburgh, I've started [i]The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie[/i] and I can't wait to visit the places she mentions in the book. tehe
    October 13th, 2010 at 11:53pm
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    Ah, it really is. xD
    I'm finding uni alright. I love being in this city and everyone I live with is really nice, which definitely helps. :) I just wish I had more time to do things; I'm swamped under so much work for lit right now and it's not even my main degree. xD
    October 13th, 2010 at 07:58pm
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    Ahhh. It wasn't me, no, but it would have been either Poppy or Chiara x]
    I've joined the litsoc but as of yet have been either too busy or tired to attend most of the events. I will come along to one soon :XD
    October 10th, 2010 at 05:14pm
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    I'll be there. Weird I'm sort of tiny and I have long brown hair which'll probably be pulled back and absolutely no idea what I'm going to wear since Monday's my laundry day. hmm. this feels like a blind date. you'll see me or I'll see you. Rachael's going to be at the station too (right?) and her gingerness'll be somewhat more easy to recognize than my plainness.
    October 2nd, 2010 at 07:52pm
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    Anything around one or two would be awesome. Weird It's really hard to get lost in Glasgow, in the really central bits at least, because there are signs practically everywhere so don't worry. :)
    September 24th, 2010 at 11:36pm
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    Yeah, that's perfect :)
    September 15th, 2010 at 08:02pm
  • Bella Goes Away.

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    Okej, gör det! Nu är jag tillbaka ifrån min paus! :D
    September 12th, 2010 at 09:25am
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    MEG! :D
    September 11th, 2010 at 09:35pm
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    hey im cara(:
    August 31st, 2010 at 02:22pm