Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Ask and ye shall receive

I love twitter.
The following exchange took place at 6am New Zealand time

Heidi Hair encouragement

Heidi Hair!
I always worry that people who don't know me will point and laugh.
Hence the hesitation. I shouldn't have been so damned ridiculous.
Noone pointed and laughed. In fact? I received several compliments!

Heidi Hair!
This is the best shot of the new necklace (kenneth jay lane via that sparked the idea for the Heidi hair.

Heidi Hair!
Plus, I'd just seen an instructional video which gave me the secret to the Heidi braid*.

Heidi Hair!
(note: the rarely seen 0g ear hole)

My hairstyle pretty much made my day today.
Thank you Wendy Brandes!

* The secret? You start the plaits at right angles to your head, like pippi longstockings but then plait them upwards, against your head. I always thought you just made plaited pigtails then folded them upwards and then scowled at the mess they made.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Week Twenty-Five

365 in 2009!

Sunday: Sickbed
I spent the day in bed attempting to ward off illness and watching Criminal Minds.

Monday: Sir C returns! with dirty laundry.
Craig returned from his long weekend racing cars. His dirty laundry safe in a bag.

Tuesday: Mexican Lasagne!
I made Mexican Lasagne* for dinner. My pathetic wrists are too weak to hold the pan while constructing the lasagne. Craig helps out at that point.

Wednesday: Supercute Shoes
I wore my new supercute shoes. They hurt. Because, despite the hidden platform, the heel is just a smidge taller than I can find comfortable. I will continue to wear them though! because look! they're so damn cute.

Thursday: Beehive at night
Walking to the station at dusk.
These lights are at the entrance to the Beehive grounds.
(you can see it through the trees)

Friday: Dawn at the Train Station
It was so so cold on Friday that I bought a coffee from the cart at the station in order to have something to warm my hands on my walk to work. And the coffee is really good.

Saturday: Light at Uncle Chang's
Kitschy lights at the kitschy Uncle Chang's restaurant in Wellington.
(Craig was on a nostalgia kick)


Cough cough cough
I've had a death cough all week.

* Mexican Lasagne
It's essentially Chili Con Carne plus miscellaneous vegetables, in a casserole dish with Tortillas taking the place of the pasta in lasagne, each tortilla smeared in a little cream cheese (taking the place of b├ęchamel sauce) and topped in grated cheese.
Then baked for a further 20 minutes. Deeeelicious.