Looking out of the window.

December 17, 2008

planeYesterday I flew with Virgin. I will give a prize to anyone who can name the three films I watched (well, two and a half… the machine broke down halfway through the third) from the following clues.

1- I can fix that for you.

2- Are those sad tissues or happy tissues?

3- You’re not much of a laugher are you.

Ok, I’m trying to remember the lines, so I can’t guarantee 100% accuracy, but if you know them, you’ll know them. Good luck, with this my first ever online competition. I don’t know what the prize is yet. I may even give prizes for answers that are wrong, and that make me laugh. Oh, and if you are a friend. The first person to get them properly right will get a prize whether I know them or not.

Note to anyone legal… this is just a bit of fun on my blog, not like, you know, a real competition. I put the like in to like, you know, be all American?

So, the third film broke down, and then I looked out of the window.

Barack bedtime stories.

December 17, 2008

barackI’ve just arrived in America. I may be tired. After our choir’s Christmas party… that’s Note-orious by the way… I got to bed at 2am. Up at 5am. Finish my packing. Ha! It’s just throwing undies into a suitcase! Leave the house at 6am. Get to Heathrow at 7.30am. Fly away at 9.30am. Arrive at 12.25pm (that’ll be 8.25pm to you lot in England). So now it’s 5.30pm here… 1.30am for you. So, I’ve been awake for 19 and a half hours. I’ll stay awake til about 10pm, that’ll be 6am for you and by then I’ll have been awake 25 hours. Have you kept up with that? I’m not sure I have. And I’m assuming you are in England when you could be in Yugoslavia or Stoke (yes, I know! Stoke’s in England… it’s late, or early, I’m tired).

If I were a child, I might be lulled into sleep with the above Barack books. $16.19 and $15.29. Ok, I’m tired, but they seem funny prices. Barack books for the kids! You don’t get that kind of thing in England. There’s no Where the Gordon Brown Things Are, or We’re going on a WMD hunt.

Tomorrow, more news of the childrens books of America, including a review of the no.1 bestseller, Hey Mr President, Catch My Shoe!

Goodnight. Or as they say in America, goodnight.

Capitola seagulls

Capitola seagulls