Thursday, July 05, 2007

What's Black and White and Red All Over?

I'm having a slight side-effect. The iron has turned me a gentle shade of pink all over. A bit like the time the Climber got scarlet fever but without the fever.


Also, I met Pea Soup (for the first time) and Shula (again) this afternoon. So nice to meet up with these 2 excellent bloggers and I just want them both to know I'm not always this pink.

My boys were far more interested in Shula's gorgeous shaggy dog and, after a slight false start on Cherub's part (he loves dogs but is not used to big ones), they did their best to hurl the ball so Angel could retrieve it. I came away from this mini blogmeet with a container each of Shula's home-made muesli and Suse' sourdough starter. I hope to bake my first ever loaf of bread over the weekend, all things going well.


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The Horrifying Sounds Meme via Tanya. (Hers is much funnier than mine.)

1. A little voice saying Mummy wh'ar you? just as I've snuck off to the loo and locked the door.

2. Our ill-fitting laundry door banging (erratically) every 30 seconds if one of us forgets to shut it properly.

3. The sound of our Prime Minister's voice, particularly when accompanied by a visual.

Bec is back in the blogosphere and in search of a meme so I tag her. But it's okay Bec because there is no running involved in this one.

15 comments:

  1. What a bizarre side effect! I hope you are feeling reenergized soon.

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  2. Gosh - you really are experiencing some highs and lows at the moment. Blogger meetup - high of course; needle in the arm and pink tinge a low but hopefully with a high to follow.

    And I don't see or hear much of little johnny now that I skip watching "the news" - that's got to give anyone a high ;-)

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  3. Sorry about the pink-ness, but you could say it's sunburn from your exotic trip overseas that you have just returned home from...?

    Is that your rib sticking out? God, when was the last time I knew I had ribs...

    As for Johnny Howard, "who do you twust, who, do, you TWUST!"

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  4. So many firsts! I want to make that sourdough too, but don't get to cheat [like you!]. I have to make the starter first....sounds like a procrastination inducer to me.....

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  5. I would like you all to know that she was a very pretty shade of pink.

    (And those boys are soooooo cute).

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  6. Oh I LOVE this meme - there are so many horrifying sounds in my life!

    And what's this? Are you low on iron? I've had to have the needle before, too. Never turned pink, though...

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  7. You look fine ! Do you feel fine ?

    I can't believe you keep meeting people out in the cold. ATM, I have 3 heaters on. I hate going out in Winter unless i'm going somewhere with another 3 heaters/fireplaces going :)

    What is it with our PM's ? Little Johnny and ex-PM Bob's voices are an international embarrassment.

    I'm more of a Kim and Kevin fan of voice. Kind, warm, eloquent, edumacated.

    I loved Kim, but he was too soft & cuddly to garner support :(

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  8. P.S. - in your visuals, is he jogging in his stupid jogging suit ?

    Freaking loser.

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  9. um - that's the PM, the loser .. not you ...

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  10. I'd just like to state for the records, that my dog was close to twice The Cherub's size. As such, a minor freak out was completely in order.

    They parted, of course, the best of friends.

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  11. A strange cause of pinkness -- hope it fades quickly!

    I like your horrifying noises meme... and am quite familiar with the first horrifying noise, sorry to say. ;-) Hmmm. Might do this one as well.

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  12. John Howard's voice gives me the heebie jeebies

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  13. I'm with Aunty Evil. I didn't even notice the pink tones due to be impressed with your muscle tone. Wow!

    I'm with you regarding item #3 except substitute the voice/image of certain, um, political figures in the U.S..

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  14. Aren't you a lovely hue?!

    PS. So glad I can finally leave a comment. I've been swinging by but there was a glitch which would wipe out my comment every 10 seconds...

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