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secret dreamworld of a shopaholic

My recent boost in employment has gone to my head. Over the last week I have purchased:

A 'Drumcondra' hoodie from Neighbourhoodies.

A bag from Queen Bee.

A '70s-rock-esque Mozart t-shirt.

The madness stops now, though. Before my credit card explodes. Actually, I took a vow of poverty a while ago (less a vow and more of an, um, reluctant decision to stop spending money I didn't have) so have not bought anything frivolous for AGES. So I am allowed go slightly deranged for once. I hope. Don't tell the bank.

Also, has anyone else been watching The Mighty Boosh on BBC2? It's so, so, so funny. Why did it get no attention when the much more laborious Green Wing (which I just don't like, despite the presence of the godlike Tamsin Grieg) gets praised to the skies? Last night's episode made Patsington and me laugh so much we were in tears. I think it was when the shaman gave Howard a picture of two kittens in a barrel ("look at them, they're having a whale of a time!") to reduce his rage that sent me over the edge.


Mar. 14th, 2005 12:36 pm (UTC)
I might have to get my little brother a "Lowdham Massiv" hoodie for his next birthday. (Lowdham being the village my parents live in, where we grew up, which Susanna Clarke significantly failed to mention despite mentioned every other village in a 2 mile radius) Only about six people would get it, but they'd all think it was hilarious, so ...
Mar. 14th, 2005 02:21 pm (UTC)
I think that's why I like the hoodies so much - they're so ridiculously parochial if they're not saying something like Brooklyn!
Mar. 14th, 2005 02:32 pm (UTC)
DAMN YOU GETTING ONE AHEAD OF ME! My friend in San Francisco has one (again with somewhere ridiculously teeny on it) and I've been meaning to get a Drumcondra one ever since I saw it.

We could wear them with our matching monkey shoes...
Mar. 14th, 2005 02:46 pm (UTC)
Hee hee, I triumph yet again! Actually, you could easily get one in a different colour - mine is asphalt (fancy name for grey, basically) with baby pink lettering. I hope they can actually fit the entire name on it...
Mar. 14th, 2005 02:59 pm (UTC)
!! You have teh monkey shoes, also?

I can't believe you guys walk around dressed the same. And you live in the same city! SHAME! The SHAME OF IT.
Mar. 14th, 2005 03:23 pm (UTC)
Ha, I know! We are like those creepy families who wear uniforms in the manner of the Von Trapps. Except we have never yet worn the monkey shoes at the same time.


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