so what have you done since your last post?

I've read quite a bit, hung out with friends, went to Scotland for a few days, passed out in a coffee shop 3 times and spent some time in an ambulance, ate some really good expensive Japanese food... nothing much really!

By the way I'm fine I passed out after having a typhoid injection. I must have been hyped up about it and when I sat down to read a book and treat myself to a latte for having survived the injection I ended up knocking drink and book onto the floor. Then when one of the baristas went to get me a glass of water I blacked out again. A customer came to my aid and jokingly said that I must have been reading something sensational and I remember saying "No no I finished Fanny Hill last week". Ha! They jumped on the phone to the ambulance and I managed to call a friend to come help me out and must have blacked out again. I have a fear of needles and the adrenaline must have caught up with me. Unfortunately the book is ruined, a library copy of Cranford so I must hunt another copy down to replace it. Passing out is no fun and I apologized profusely because I was so embarrassed. I'm just glad I was in a public place where people were able to help me. And thank goodness ambulances are free in the UK!

Can't believe I only have 11 days left here! :( I'm trying to make the most of it. Off to see Prince Caspian in a bit and tonight I've been invited to a cocktail party. More good times to come!

. listening . the warmth . incubus . make yourself .

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posted by Ashleigh @ 11:09,

3 Comments:

At 6 July 2008 at 22:06, Blogger C. B. James said...

Do you need typhoid injections to go to Scotland. ;-)

I hope the rest of your trip goes smoothly.

 
At 9 July 2008 at 18:23, Blogger C. B. James said...

Once your trip is done and you're rested....

I've tagged you.

http://readywhenyouarecb.blogspot.com/2008/07/over-rated-classics-meme.html

If you don't like tags, please skip it.

 
At 11 July 2008 at 01:27, OpenID steeldreams said...

Welcome home!

 

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    ashleigh (ash'lė) n.
    1: egyptologist; currently living in the uk attempting to obtain a phd in egyptology, hoping in the end there will be a job.
    2: literary; reading to escape reality, to improve conversation, for inspiration.
    3: crafter; crocheting and needlework, creating heirlooms, keeping the world warm.
    4: dreamer; head in the clouds, full of fantasies, wishing to be someone else, somewhere else.
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:: reading ::
: Ivanhoe . Walter Scott
: Schindler's Ark . Thomas Keneally
: The Amber Spyglass . Philip Pullman
: The Red Queen . Margaret Drabble
: Un Lun Dun . China Miéville
: A Handful of Dust . Evelyn Waugh
: Adjunct: An Undigest . Peter Manson
: A Kestral for a Knave . Barry Hines

:: recently finished ::
: Falling Man . Don DeLillo
: Written on the Body . Jeanette Winterson
: The Bell Jar . Sylvia Plath
: No One Writes to the Colonel . Gabriel García Márquez
: The Subtle Knife . Philip Pullman

:: book rating ::
5 : True Love
4 : Like
3 : Good
2 : Ok
1 : Why did I read this?

:: challenges ::
: 1% Well Read
: 888 Challenge
: Chunkster Challenge
: Decades Challenge 2008
: Novella Challenge
: Once Upon A Time II
: The Parisian Underworld
: The Pub

:: creating ::
: sadly nothing at the moment

:: recent posts ::
: 1001 books you must read before you die (2008 edit...
: a longer break
: bon voyage
: six random things & childhood favorites
: hmm what to call this
: catch up
: collecting book review links
: 1% well read
: fairy tale friday
: enchant me please

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:: archives ::
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:: blogroll ::

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: eloise by the book pile
: estella's revenge
: eve's alexandria
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: people reading
: red room library
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:: crafty
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: how about orange
: inside a black apple
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:: special
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