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Mad Scientess Jane Expat
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After very little deliberation, I've decided to embark on a 5-day, 200 km bike trip around the Beara Peninsula in southern Ireland with omniana. We leave two days after I return from a week-long trip to Germany to see five World Cup games.

Poll #743476 On a scale of 1 to Ravenous Bugblatter Beast of Traal:

Am I insane?

Yes. You are a crazy mixed-up animal who has been drinking too many Pan Galactic Gargle Blasters.
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[User Picture]From: danaid_luv
2006-06-07 08:57 (UTC)
You are awesome. Fuzzy, cute, manly, girly *awesome*. And in my lifetime I hope to have a Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster. Good Lo*rd.
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[User Picture]From: cataragon
2006-06-07 09:05 (UTC)
A friend of mine played round with making a version of one once, it was like the bastard child of Long Island Iced Tea. I can't remember what was in it at all, but there were a lot of different empty bottles at the end of the night.
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[User Picture]From: danaid_luv
2006-06-07 09:19 (UTC)
I'm not a drinker, but I'd belly up to the bar to give it a go. How did *you* fare?! (The empty bottles only add to the mystique, yeah?) *laughing*

Eleventy million avatars to choose from and *no* soused options. *shakes head* Will have to go with the SuperBritches.
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2006-06-08 09:58 (UTC)
Always. I have one of those fancy shmancy travel towels (that are basically synthetic chamois cloth) in the biggest size I could find.
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[User Picture]From: 3_nic
2006-06-07 09:58 (UTC)
Brum, as you framboodle on your bike,
Do not veshee that
40kms a glorchum a crippled, mauled gophee can do,
I would not be worried, nor should you
Or groop to your epithelium

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[User Picture]From: helpful_mammal
2006-06-07 11:21 (UTC)

Pan galactic gargle blasters

Remember though, if you get a pain in the all the diodes down your left side, you might need to go stick your head in a pig.

How will you use your digital watch then?
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2006-06-08 10:00 (UTC)

Sass that hoopy, Ford Prefect

Well, if I were a Hagunenon, I'd evolve into a being with an extra head.
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[User Picture]From: helpful_mammal
2006-06-08 11:26 (UTC)

if I might make a suggestion...

If you didn't, and kept the one head firmly stuck in a pig, you'd be nicely safe from the ravenous Bugblatter Beast of Traal.

Of course, you might then seem to be having tremendous difficulty with your lifestyle.
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[User Picture]From: prosicated
2006-06-07 12:09 (UTC)
I think it's a brilliant plan, sadly, I am a wee bit too addled to come up with an appropriate D.A. reference to say so.
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[User Picture]From: 3g0
2006-06-07 13:29 (UTC)
Carpe diem, my friend!
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2006-06-08 21:41 (UTC)
I can't seem to stop! I have this problem of living entirely in the present. I've had it for almost two years now.
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[User Picture]From: becala
2006-06-07 14:55 (UTC)
I also am out of DA references. But tis very exciting, indeed.
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2006-06-08 10:01 (UTC)
I wish you were coming with us.
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[User Picture]From: becala
2006-06-08 14:36 (UTC)
Me too. But not realy because I am so out of shape ad my knees would blow out halfway through it anyway.
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[User Picture]From: taische
2006-06-07 15:23 (UTC)

Funny you should ask- I just woke from this dream...

A huge, curving ice trench fifty meters deep has been cut into a very steep frozen slope by some machine-unknown. You're standing at the top, grin, say "Okay!" and push off. At the start you have skis and and ski poles, but you throw the poles away almost immediately. About fifteen seconds in you fall, but you keep going, fast on your bum and two skis. You're smiling and in control throughout, kicking up a rooster tail of fine ice, and your down jacket gets pulled right off of you by the rushing, frozen ground. It looks like it'll be jeans and an OD t-shirt the rest of the way. Now larger and larger irregular chunks of bluish ice litter the huge trench. You're up on skis again, but hit one and tumble disappearing into a fast-moving cloud of ice particles that spits out your skis. The ice-dust clears and you're still moving through the field of ever-larger ice boulder faster than ever- using flip-flops as improvised skis. Your face has gone mostly-white with ice dust, as has every strand of your hair; you're now wearing a pair of knitted arm warmers in banded rainbow colors that connect across your back- still smiling and in control. You kick at a crystal blue milky boulder a about seven meters across and blow out both flip-flops, losing the arm warmers as well... back to jeans and a t-shirt. You tumble a bit and now are using your whole body as a ski, intentionally aiming at the edges of boulders, now more than ten meters across, kicking them as you pass at autobahn-speeds- both you and the boulders recoiling almost explosively with each hit. The slope flattens and you finally slow down, coming to your feet laughing, your hair a frozen white nest of a crown. I wonder how you found the time to lace up your boots on the way down.

There's a difference between being crazy and moving through a crazy world doing crazy things.
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[User Picture]From: behsharam
2006-06-07 17:32 (UTC)
but that is part of why we like you. Insane is fun. Plus, most of us are probably insane too.
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2006-06-08 21:42 (UTC)

Biology, peh.

Who'd want to?
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[User Picture]From: omniana
2006-06-09 10:17 (UTC)
The lovely thing is we can spend the 5 days anywhichhow we want to. If you find just sitting with the sea breeze in your hair is what you want to do, we can do it!
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