Today I…

May 4, 2007 at 3:01 pm 10 comments

… Sent a parcel to my friend in England. It wasn’t a big parcel and as she reads here sometimes, I won’t mention what was in it other than to say that it’s not heavy. I had to stick 27 stamps on the envelope to cover the cost of posting this parcel.

 … Drove behind a wrecker truck called ‘Lucky Wrecker Service.’ Does that mean you are lucky that you broke down or crashed so you can now have the pleasure of their service?

… Picked up my electoral registration card and realised how much my hair colour has changed in the last 4 months.

… And I designed the kitchen in my new house. I picked out the wood I want them to use, talked about where I needed electricity points and worked out what I wanted where. It didn’t take very long as the kitchen is so small that there are not many options.

And now it’s time to plan for the weekend.

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Entry filed under: On nothing in particular, On trying to become a propertied young lady.

Recycling Two

10 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Adrian  |  May 4, 2007 at 8:13 pm

    27 stamps?

    Last year I sent a shirt as a parcel to an online friend in Finland.. I think I had to use around $400 in stamps I think but I dont remember putting more than 5 stamps on it either.

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  • 2. Gela the city dweller  |  May 4, 2007 at 9:43 pm

    Hmph. At least one person will be able to vote.

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  • 3. Stunner  |  May 7, 2007 at 1:19 am

    I couldn’t tell the last time I used the postal service. You go you interior decorator you!

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  • 4. Kingston Girl  |  May 7, 2007 at 9:09 am

    the parcel cost a total of $1,400! and it wasn’t that heavy…

    The largest stamp denomination that they had available was a $60 stamp – and they didn’t have that many of them!!

    gela – I might well not be able to vote. From what I’m hearing, elections will be while I’m off the island this summer so I’ll also miss my chance.

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  • 5. islandspice  |  May 7, 2007 at 11:04 am

    did u get anything at the art show?

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  • 6. Cranky Putz  |  May 7, 2007 at 2:22 pm

    I spent the weekend buying plates, a wok, glasses and general house stuff….was fun.

    so what color is your hair now?

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  • 7. Kingston Girl  |  May 7, 2007 at 5:30 pm

    Spicy – I never actually made it to the show (shamed face), too manyother things got in the way… namely painting my walls cranberry red!

    Cranky – hair had got to a very blonde state, it is now back to brown, with a reddish hint

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  • 8. revolution island  |  May 7, 2007 at 9:36 pm

    New House – Congrats!

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  • 9. Dr. D.  |  May 8, 2007 at 8:18 am

    Been a while….how did the weekend go?

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  • 10. Leon  |  May 8, 2007 at 6:55 pm

    Interesting stuff.

    Reply

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