How are you?
My last two weeks have been brimming with goodness, like the Magic Porridge Pot. They've also involved a lot of actual porridge, as it's the only way I know to survive January (the Monday-est month of all). Today I'm sharing some recent events/discoveries which may even usurp my Christmas-time oddities. You'd best buckle your seatbelts because this is about to get pretty darn weird...
Catching a train into Brighton for a girl-date of wine + cheeky burrito (which would totally be my Drag Queen Name) presented the opportunity to admire this portrait in the station waiting room, which I’m 95% sure is of Lindsay Lohan:
Post-burrito, we headed to a local bar, where I discovered
[There would’ve been a photo here, but it was too darn delicious to waste precious slurping seconds to get out my phone. Sorry]
A visit to the Novium Museum last weekend taught me that early radio signals were enhanced by thin pieces of wire, known as a cat's whisker, and I learnt a new word - unguentarium – a term for a vials or bottles used to hold scented oils or cosmetic/medicinal powders. Mini hotel shower gels never sounded so fancy!
I also found a snake made of postage stamps and leather (obviously) and a handy list of the professions I’ll be including under "Who I'd like to meet" on any future dating site profiles:
|J. Faro was definitely my Dream Man. Including his excellent taste in fonts.|
Just when I thought bathrooms couldn’t get any fancier, I found this sign for toilets that are OUTSIDE OF TIME AND SPACE:
In other news, my mobile’s gone rogue and started running an app which scans my calendar and sends rather disconcerting reminders like “If you're planning to meet Lauren for tea, leave the house NOW! Go go go!”. It’s a very odd sensation to feel stalked by your own phone.
The icing on this cake of weirdness happened during a recent night-time drive, when I realised my headlights had stopped working. Pulling into a nearby field, I pushed every button and lever I could find to try and fix them. It took several, long minutes for me to realise how the flashing could appear to the cars parked nearby...
So, what've you been up to recently?