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Dr0nk [20041118|13:33]
Mad Scientess Jane Expat
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So my two favorite encounters with random London men so far.

1) Dude sways down the street towards me. He says, "Oi!" I look at him warily, ask "Whaaat," thinking he wants money or something. "You're beeyooeefull," he says, smiling, and weaves away down the sidewalk.

2) Elderly man in hat, carrying umbrella. Stops dead in the middle of crossing the street. Looks me fully up and down, and says, "Ye look loik Xena!" Snorts, shakes his head and walks away.

Goddamn. I love this town.
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From: enzeru
2004-11-18 21:41 (UTC)
Heehee. That's lovely, that they're not all leering sots.
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2004-11-19 09:00 (UTC)
Heh. Nope, some of them are just plain sots.
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[User Picture]From: sparklepbass
2004-11-18 21:42 (UTC)
you're doing well! i only get horrible people saying things to me... xx
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2004-11-19 08:55 (UTC)
I've gotten some horrible stuff too. :-/ But hey, better to remember the funny ones, right?

P.S. Did you take the photo in your icon?

P.P.S. Looking forward to meeting you tonight, if you're coming to Stay Beautiful!
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[User Picture]From: sparklepbass
2004-11-19 09:23 (UTC)
yes, i like remembering the good things instead...
i didn't take the photo, no. i actually found a website that has pictures of every london bus route on. i'm not sure why...
i am going to sb! i'm looking forward to meeting you, mary came home all happy the other day because you're ace :D
x
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[User Picture]From: sekl
2004-11-18 22:00 (UTC)
Oooh. As far as random encounters go, that's pretty cool.

What's the icon from? A box of Whitman's?
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2004-11-19 08:53 (UTC)
Some kind of French candies with squishy filled centers. That's all I remember.
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[User Picture]From: communistgnome
2004-11-18 22:14 (UTC)
What?

People TALK to each other there?

Fuckin' weird.
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2004-11-19 08:51 (UTC)
It is. Especially when they're drunk. Not only that, but they're fairly fearless about having what I would consider fairly personal & intimate conversations in public. When there's so little private space and you don't go driving around your own little bubble like in L.A., you don't really have a choice.
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[User Picture]From: no_leaf
2004-11-19 00:21 (UTC)
ahahahaha xena the warrior :P
very cool eheheh
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2004-11-19 08:49 (UTC)
The best part is, I only bear the vaguest resemblance to Xena. Especially with the dreads!
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From: joegotamuffin
2004-11-19 12:58 (UTC)
I think that whatever anyone says to you over there, your reply should be, "Smashing! Gov'ner!"
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2004-11-19 15:52 (UTC)
Ooh, I think I'll only do that to people who aren't holding cans of Stella. o_O
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From: joegotamuffin
2004-11-19 18:07 (UTC)


Or, you could just burst into song…




All I want is a room somewhere
Far away
from the cold night air
With one enormous chair
Oh, wouldn't it be loverly
Lots of chocolate
for me to eat
Lots of coal
makin' lots of heat
Warm face, warm hands
warm feet
Oh, wouldn't it be loverly





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[User Picture]From: enterlinemedia
2004-11-20 18:29 (UTC)
Spurttle. Thanks for the good laugh. The strangeness of your London adventures.
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2004-11-22 09:39 (UTC)
Hey, no problem. I like sharing. There's more to come about this weekend. ;-)
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