Thursday, May 24, 2007

Too busy to blog

It's not got quite the same punk ring to it as as "Too Drunk to Fuck", has it? Imagine, though, if the Dead Kennedys were making it big now. Maybe their most famous hit would be "Too Busy to Blog". Or "Too Tired to Blog", since that scans better.

But of course I'm simply making a statement in the title here about my own lack of words on screen these last few days.

Thanks for all recent comments, though. I always like to try to respond to them all, but that too is beyond my temporal capabilities. Or something. If only I were Doctor Who. Or Hiro. Or even Marty McFly. And I could go back and literally make time to write shit.

Oh well. I'm not. So back to work I go. Hope you all are having a lovely Thursday. It's hot in the office today.

Tell you what, as a bit of colour, I'll upload a sneak peek at a bit of our new kitchen.

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Blogger furiousBall said...

I dig the counters!

There was this picture of Paulina Porizkova back in the 80s wearing a DK "Too Drunk to Fuck" tshirt. From that moment on, I knew I had to listen to the Dead Kennedys.

24 May, 2007 15:10  
Blogger FOUR DINNERS said...

Like the toaster. DK's were the second US band I got into after The Ramones of course.

24 May, 2007 15:13  
Blogger Glamourpuss said...

A very Kentish kitchen.


24 May, 2007 16:17  
Blogger Pie said...

I like the cool 3D brick effect tiles. I'd rather be Dr Who than Marty McFly but I'd settle for either if it meant getting out of work quicker.

24 May, 2007 16:32  
Blogger Lee said...

So was it all worth it now? Looks nice!

24 May, 2007 18:28  
Blogger Tanya said...

I dig the counters and the toaster.

24 May, 2007 18:42  
Blogger Martha Elaine Belden said...

i like it!

and i like seeing a new post. this has been so uncharacteristic * lately... i hope the work load slows down soon.

i'm missing my daily red and * fixes.

24 May, 2007 19:02  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Is that a butcher block counter with subway tiles on the walls? And they are in my favorite non color beige??? Is that cabinet color true white or more mayonaise white?? I think I got the vapors. You are creating my future kitchen!!!

25 May, 2007 01:46  
Blogger mist1 said...

What? You're too drunk to f*ck? I'm going home.

25 May, 2007 04:29  
Blogger Biddie said...

was wondering where you got to....

25 May, 2007 04:54  
Blogger _z. said...

the kitchen is looking authentic mate. good job.

25 May, 2007 05:32  
Blogger Judith said...

So what was wrong with taking a photo of the opposite side of the room with the nice swartz spices? Nice kitchen, homely dare I say it. I like the Hiro references (as well as the DK) Im trying so hard to not do the usual thing and watch the torrents Ive downloaded on the mac and Im actually watching it weekly - I have nothing really good to watch without battlestar..*sighs*

25 May, 2007 10:45  
Blogger * (asterisk) said...

Thanks for the kind words, all.

G/puss: Kentish, perhaps. But not so much in my area of Kent. They'd sooner rip it out here, methinks.

Pool: I'd call the cupboards beige, or cream, and the tiles honey, or caramel perhaps? Glad to come and help in your kitchen!

Biddie: I'm doing me best!

Judith: Ah, you are observant. I'll post the other side soon, and the lovely tap (faucet). Homely is good, I think.

25 May, 2007 12:35  
Blogger cappy said...

you need to sack your electritian, those sockets aren't too straight!!
best not say owt more, ours is getting done soon, lets see what sort of bodge merchants we get!
don't forget electricity is still regarded as the devils work up here!

25 May, 2007 14:03  
Blogger * (asterisk) said...

Cappy: Yer not supposed to notice that! The wonky socket on the right is old and not the new sparky's fault. But there's no excuse for the wonky socket on the left, I must say; nor for the wonky sockets on the other side of the room. Might add these to my snagging list!

25 May, 2007 16:12  
Blogger cappy said...

i have an eye for these things...the mrs hates it! it's a curse.

26 May, 2007 02:08  
Blogger * (asterisk) said...

Fixed it now. Hooray for me!

26 May, 2007 12:31  
Blogger Candy Minx said...

Looking good!

26 May, 2007 19:46  
Blogger * (asterisk) said...

Candy: Thanks, m'dear. You should come see it in person sometime!

27 May, 2007 16:41  
Blogger Milla said...

WOW!! Beautiful! Looks like it was worth the hassle! What about Cat? Is he back home?

02 June, 2007 14:58  

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