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la gentrification, c'est nous

Woken up at 6.15am by a very polite policewoman looking for someone who doesn't live here any more, if he ever did (certainly not one of the previous owners). Nothing like a quick dawn raid precursor to get your weekend off to a thrilling start.

Speaking of thrilling starts, though, I just realised I have my scanner-set up sorted now. Not mention piles of old sketchbooks in the new old sketchbook pile. But, shock! There's something already on the glass. Of course -- I started doing doodles based on people's twitters.

Now I just need to get the desk clear enough for colouring. At the moment it's a bit cluttered with: some cables which might be important, a roll of packing tape, a playmobile pirate table, a phone cosy in the shape of a lobster, three tiny fairy tales in a box, a keyring bible, a moneybox in the shape of a time capsule, a green envelope full of wedding RSVPs, a body spray given to me by girlycomic, a Gundam, three godzilla monsters (one holding a mirror ball), an ink stone, a mini crayon set, some polaroids, a pile of bills, some CDs I might be getting rid of, a sketching pencil, some sealing wax, a shell, a penguin, a velociraptor and a frankly puzzling porcelain worm that functions as a pen rest as and when I have space to use a pen*.

iamjamesward on oversized sweet potatoes
iamjamesward on oversized sweet potatoes
This is what happens when I click on the star next to your twitter.

*Be thankful I spared you the full list.


( 10 worms — Feed the birds )
17th Jul, 2009 08:51 (UTC)
He's totally right about the sweet potatoes.

Plus, I'm pretty sure that's a Utahraptor.
17th Jul, 2009 08:55 (UTC)
So it is! Pardon my dinosaur innacuracy!
17th Jul, 2009 09:46 (UTC)
It is amazing the number of people who move into houses and get police / bailiffs / exorcists calling on them.
17th Jul, 2009 10:24 (UTC)
I used to know an official C of E exorcist... I don't think he did dawn raids, but I'm sure he'd be polite about it if he did...
17th Jul, 2009 10:59 (UTC)
Gentle knock, book and candle?
17th Jul, 2009 11:19 (UTC)
midnight raids maybe
Perhaps he could sort out the Distressing Room.
17th Jul, 2009 10:00 (UTC)
Yay for doodles based on twitters!
and for desk clutter. Er, or not.
17th Jul, 2009 13:49 (UTC)
Talking of random Things, do you want enormous new fluffy towels for wedding pressies - or do you have enough in good nick and would prefer something from list or canape fund? If the former - what colour?
17th Jul, 2009 15:49 (UTC)
I had a towel moment at IKEA last year, and now have more towels than I know what to do with, I'm afraid, and in many sizes -- so no to the towels I'm afraid.

Sorry about the shortness of the list so far, we're going to try and improve it next week so checking back say next weds might give better results
17th Jul, 2009 17:20 (UTC)
OK, we'll do that then - I'm glad I checked.
( 10 worms — Feed the birds )