Monday, February 28, 2005
Sunday, February 27, 2005
Sunday, February 20, 2005
Speaking of something for nothing, my Tivo thinks I love Canadiana shows. And tapes them all. Oh, and that I must loove *every* home improvement show there is. Rooms That Rock is bad. Just bad. Can't Tivo understand that?
Hey! Gladiator is on! Ew, Joaquin! Get off your sister!
Have I mentioned I've had 3 glasses of pinot noir?
Thursday, February 17, 2005
Wednesday, February 16, 2005
OK, so I've seen 3 so far. Sideways is an awkward story of 2 generally unlikeable guys on a wine tour road trip. It was good but not best-picture-worthy. Ray is great and Jamie Foxx does a really amazing job of playing Ray Charles but those biography films always make me wonder what they're leaving out. The Aviator was Scorsese brilliance. 2 to go.
Monday, February 14, 2005
Anyhoo, I'm not too impressed by So Chic, the new show where they dress up a couple of chicks. Doesn't seem to be much of show. It doesn't present fashion very well. Lame.
Now they're shilling...wait for it...Liquid Coffeemate? Gross! It's a new low. I'm waiting for them to launch a line of low-rent furniture at Zellers. It'll happen.
Thursday, February 10, 2005
OK, so now we're back to normal life. Bo-ring! I have 3 assignments due Friday, I'm working on Craig's visa application, Craig is back at work. It's nice out, blue sky but only 5 degrees out. Not exactly great weather to take my homework to the park.
So. What's fun to do this week: see the best picture films before Oscar night, play with my new food processor (I just got a Nigella Lawson book - she loves to 'blitz' everything), burn a bunch of music that I have on my hard drive to free up some space and get my ass to the gym - I always feel better after, it's just getting there that's tough.
Monday, February 07, 2005
OK there are plenty of reasons to love the net but here's one I hadn't really considered..I can download and watch Australian TV shows. No worries about PAL vs. NTSC or scheduling. My Restaurant Rules is a reality show that Craig and I got sucked into when we were there last May. We caught the last few episides while we were travelling around and stayed in our Brisbane hotel room one night just to catch the finale. (Which consisted of some prat from Melbourne bawling his eyes out for having lost.) So it's a cool show about regular people having to open a succesful restaurant in 8 weeks and the teams get eliminated as the show goes on. Cool! (And it's so Australian that it makes me want to move there sooner.)
Friday, February 04, 2005
Don't know where I heard the jet-lag-formula: you need 1 day to recover for every hour you've shifted with travel. It seems to be true. It's taken me about 4 days since we've been back to adjust to the time and to being on land. Was veerrry interesting to be rocking and rolling just by sitting still when we got home. I guess being on a boat for a week will do that to you.
Windjammer was too much fun, the Carribean was amazing and I want to live in St Barth's. No wonder Craig didn't want to come home. Stupid weekely Air Canada charters. If there was a mid-week flight, we would have stayed a few more days. Easy.
I guess now we're back to Craig working, me in school, going to the gym and regular life. I'm going to start buying lottery tickets because we clearly need beaucoup travel money to keep these trips up.