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A list of 50 things to say before you die.
  1. Thanks for everything you’ve done. – Say it to your mother, father, grandmother, or sister; whoever deserves it. Say it when it’s least expected and when it will make the most impact. (though it was more in the form of Thank You and I love you)
  2. You’ve changed my life.
  3. I need you.
  4. I’ve only got one life to live. – This will give you tremendous motivation.
  5. Nothing can stop me. (I was wrong)
  6. I love my life.(briefly I have had perfect moments)
  7. There’s nothing I’d rather be doing.
  8. I can change the world.
  9. I will change the world. (working on it)
  10. I have changed the world.
  11. I’m rich without money.
  12. I’m doing what I was meant to do.     YES
  13. I conquered my biggest fear.(a long time ago, but I forget)
  14. Glad to help you.
  15. I have all the money I need.
  16. I don’t care what people think.
  17. I’m honest.
  18. I’m going for it!
  19. I’m proud of myself.
  20. I’ve failed.
  21. I’ve learned from my failures.
  22. I have no regrets. – Many people believe everything happens for a reason. So why would you have any regrets?
  23. I don’t like my life – Of course it’s a bad thing to say. But once you’ve acknowledged that you don’t like your life you can now begin to change it. (which is exactly what I did)
  24. I’ve never had more fun in my life.
  25. You hurt me.
  26. There’s more to life than this.
  27. I love you no matter what. (and we still broke apart)
  28. I’ve accomplished a lot.
  29. You’ve been successful.
  30. I’m listening. – Sometimes it’s more important to listen than to talk.
  31. I’m here for you.
  32. Words can’t describe the way I feel.
  33. I’m not giving up.
  34. I don’t have any worries.
  35. There is no place like home.
  36. It was a pleasure to talk to you.
  37. I have all the time in the world.
  38. I need a hand. (at times hard to admit)
  39. You’re my best friend.
  40. I’m glad you were here.
  41. I’m just gonna go for it.
  42. I can’t thank you enough.
  43. I’m trusting my gut.
  44. I follow my own path.
  45. What a wonderful world.
  46. I take full responsibility. – Own up to your mistakes, people will respect you.
  47. I’m not sorry. – There are times when you shouldn’t be sorry.
  48. I came, I saw, I conquered.
  49. I haven’t said enough.
  50. I’m not afraid. (sometimes)
The full story is here:

How many of these have you already said? Would you add anything else? Copy the list to your own journal and post. 
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Infected by Facebook:

World Book Day - Game Rules: grab the book nearest to you with at least 60 pages, and turn to page 56. Write down the 5th sentence. Don't choose your favourite book, choose the one nearest to you right now. Post these rules at the start of your post and post the quote underneath.


Pans are among the cheapest of camera moves in real life - all they need is a tripod.

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As infected by: myself (on Facebook)

You've been tagged; you are supposed to write a note with the Threes of YOU. At the end, choose 3 people to be tagged. You have to tag me so really you just need 25 more people. If I tagged you, it's because I want to know more about you - but not in a creepy stalker kind of way. 

Three names I go by:

1 Laura Seabrook
2 Octobriana Oberwoman
3 Pollychrome

Three Jobs I have had in my life:

1 Warehouse Assistant
2 Unemployment Assessor
3 Publishing Assistant

Three Places I have lived:

1 West Midland (Woodbridge)
2 Albany
3 Barnsley

Three Favorite drinks:

1 Orange
2 Iced Green Tea
3 Cola

Three TV Shows that I watch: 

1 Fringe
2 House
3 Dr Who

Three places I have been:

1 Palenville
2 Daylesford
3 Nimbin

Three of my favorite foods:

1 Mexican
2 Indian
3 Japanese

Three Things I am looking forward to:

1 Tomorrow
2 Lodgers moving out
3 Next semester at uni

Three hobbies/interests you have:

1 comics
2 video
3 writing

Three friends I think will repost:

1 Barney
2 Natalaie
3 Strang_er
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So give me a compliment, anything in the entire world, even that my shoelaces are pretty.

Put this in your journal. (edit: if you care to.) And once you get some comments, put that entry in a memory or tag and when you are feeling down, just go to that entry and this will remind you how great you are. Comments are going to be screened. Don't forget to post this in your own LJ/Dreamwidth so I can compliment you, too!

One little compliment can make you feel amazing.



Today meme

Oct. 20th, 2010 09:16 am
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As infected by cmcmck

Today I don’t have to think about  those who hear “terrorist” when I speak my faith.

Today I don’t have to think about men who don’t believe no means no.

Today I don’t have to think about how the world is made for people who move differently than I do.

Today I don’t have to think about whether I’m married, depending on what state I’m in.

Today I don’t have to think about how I’m going to hail a cab past midnight.

Today I don’t have to think about whether store security is tailing me.

Today I don’t have to think about the look on the face of the person about to sit next to me on a plane.

Today I don’t have to think about eyes going to my chest first.

Today I don’t have to think about what people might think if they knew the medicines I took.

Today I don’t have to think about getting kicked out of a mall when I kiss my beloved hello.

Today I don’t have to think about if it’s safe to hold my beloved’s hand.

Today I don’t have to think about whether I’m being pulled over for anything other than speeding.

Today I don’t have to think about being classified as one of “those people.”

Today I don’t have to think about making less than someone else for the same job at the same place.

Today I don’t have to think about the people who stare, or the people who pretend I don’t exist.

Today I don’t have to think about managing pain that never goes away.

Today I don’t have to think about whether a stranger’s opinion of me would change if I showed them a picture of who I love.

Today I don’t have to think about the chance a store salesmen will ignore me to help someone else.

Today I don’t have to think about the people who’d consider torching my house of prayer a patriotic act.

Today I don’t have to think about a pharmacist telling me his conscience keeps him from filling my prescription.

Today I don’t have to think about being asked if I’m bleeding when I’m just having a bad day.

Today I don’t have to think about whether the one drug that lets me live my life will be taken off the market.

Today I don’t have to think about the odds of getting jumped at the bar I like to go to.

Today I don’t have to think about “vote fraud” theater showing up at my poll station.

Today I don’t have to think about turning on the news to see people planning to burn my holy book.

Today I don’t have to think about others demanding I apologize for hateful people who have nothing to do with me.

Today I don’t have to think about my child being seen as a detriment to my career.

Today I don’t have to think about the irony of people thinking I’m lucky because I can park close to the door.

Today I don’t have to think about memories of being bullied in high school.

Today I don’t have to think about being told to relax, it was just a joke.

Today I don’t have to think about whether someone thinks I’m in this country illegally.

Today I don’t have to think about those who believe that freedom of religion ends with mine.

Today I don’t have to think about how a half-starved 23-year-old being a cultural ideal affects my life.

Today I don’t have to think about how much my life is circumscribed by my body.

Today I don’t have to think about people wanting me cured of loving who I love.

Today I don’t have to think about those who view me an unfit parent because of who I love.

Today I don’t have to think about being told my kind don’t assimilate.

Today I don’t have to think about people blind to the intolerance of their belief lecturing me about my own.

Today I don’t have to think about my body as a political football.

Today I don’t have to think about how much my own needs wear on those I love.

Today I don’t have to think about explaining to others “what happened to me.”

Today I don’t have to think about politicians saying bigoted things about me to win votes.

Today I don’t have to think about those worried that one day people like me will be the majority.

Today I don’t have to think about someone using the name of my religion as a slur.

Today I don’t have to think about so many of the words for me controlling my own life being negatives.

Today I don’t have to think about still not being equal.

Today I don’t have to think about what it takes to keep going.

Today I don’t have to think about how much I still have to hide.

Today I don’t have to think about how much prejudice keeps hold.

Today I don’t have to think about how I’m meant to be grateful that people tolerate my kind.

Today I don’t have to think about all the things I don’t have to think about...

...but today I will.

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Depression is not a sign of weakness, it is a sign that you have been trying to be strong for too long. Put this as your status if you know someone who has or has had depression. Will you repost this? Most people won't, but 1 in 5 of us will still suffer some point... in... our lives.

Show your support :) I copy and pasted, will you?

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  1. Laura Seabrook
  2. Pollychrome, daughter of two rainbows
  3. Reverend Octobriana Oberwoman


  1. Jumper
  2. panties
  3. pants


  1. my computers working properly again
  2. regain direction on my masters
  3. rest


  1. have the runs
  2. watch tv
  3. sleep


  1. mum
  2. the guy at the D-Comp store
  3. Michelle


  1. some light shopping
  2. watch a movie
  3. draw comics


  1. home made mocha
  2. green tea
  3. stone's old green ginger wine


  1. nothing yet (the day is young)
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I saw this on the Graham Norton show. What you do is type out a query using the Google search bar as if you were asking someone a question. But instead of searching, you review the suggestions it gives you about what it thinks you're looking for. Presumably these are based on actual searches. For example...
IS IT suggestions
WHY IS suggestions
WHY IS THERE suggestions

Me me Meme

Jan. 29th, 2010 09:54 am
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Infected through cmcmck:

If I were a month, I'd be...  July (in the southern hemisphere)
If I were a day of the week, I'd be... Saturday
If I were a time of day, I'd be...  4:21am
If I were a planet, I'd be...  Xena (look it up)
If I were a sea animal, I'd be...  Seahorse
If I were a direction, I'd be... every direction (is in "she rode off in all directions")
If I were a piece of furniture, I'd be... tatty old sofa
If I were a language, I'd be...  Double Dutch
If I were a number, I'd be...   
If I were a liquid, I'd be... mercury
If I were a gemstone, I'd be... Opal
If I were a tree, I'd be... pine
If I were a tool, I'd be... um, I may have been called a tool anyway, but... a mattock
If I were a flower, I'd be... violet
If I were a kind of weather... oppressive humidity before a thunder storm
If I were a musical instrument, I'd be... glockenspiel
If I were a colour, I'd be... octo-marine
If I were an emotion, I'd be...  sorrow
If I were a fruit, I'd be...  queer indeed!
If I were a sound, I'd be... 
nagging scrape heard only at the audible threshold,
                                                          and one that cannot be traced or located

If I were an element, I'd be...  eridium
If I were a car, I'd be...  on the scrapheap already
If I were a food, I'd be... past my used by date
If I were a place, I'd be... overgrown and seldom visited
If I were a material, I'd... cheese cloth
If I were a taste, I'd be...  acidic
If I were a scent, I'd be...  musk
If I were an animal, I'd be... put down
If I were an object, I'd be...  misplaced
If I were a body part, I'd be... appendix
If I were a facial expression...  the edge of fatigue
If I were a song, I'd be...  Disintegration or Everybody Wants To Rule The World
If I were a pair of shoes.... hiking boots
If I were a website, I'd be...  in the google buffer
If I were a TV show, I'd be...  Skyland
If I were an author, I'd be...  L. Frank Baum
If I were a painting, I'd be...  The Scream

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Tango Hotel India Sierra [space] India Sierra [space] Alpha [space] Mike Echo Mike Echo [space] India November [space] Whiskey Hotel India Charlie Hotel [space] Yankee Oscar Uniform [space] Papa Oscar Sierra Tango [space] Sierra Oscar Mike Echo Tango Hotel India November Golf [space] Uniform Sierra India November Golf [space] India November Tango Echo Romeo November Alpha Tango India Oscar November Alpha Lima [space] Papa Hotel Oscar November Echo Tango India Charlie [space] Charlie Oscar Delta Echo.

Mike Oscar Romeo Echo [space] Uniform November Delta Echo Romeo [space] Tango Hotel Echo [space] Charlie Uniform Tango )
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Saw this in another journal. Good idea. Here's mine (by definition, incomplete):

I set the whole year aside to have my surgery. I do, in Phuket. I get Xena the cat from Jamie. Dad has double stroke and goes into nursing home. Steve (boarder) and I start flock of Muscovy ducks.

I finish my Bachelor's in Fine Arts part time and do my first photo comic. Have big panic attack at QC in Newcastle. I get Gabby the cat from Robyn. Steve leaves with dog Maxine.

A year of boredom, dullness and depression.

I start my Library Science course at TAFE. I find books on web comics in the TAFE library. Start having panic attacks again. I start going to Necropolis in Newcastle (which brightens things up).

I finish my library science course. I discover live journal.

I start my Honours in Fine Arts at uni. Go to QC in Perth. Discover Venus Envy. Pegasus starts to limp. I start reading tarot professionally in 2nd Life Books. Read poetry at Gender X Gender. Start having teeth extracted. I give away my Muscovy ducks after drakes start killing ducklings.

I travel to Palenville in the USA for the Festival of the Tree and become of ordained priestess of the Maetreum. I finish my Honours in Fine Arts at uni. Go to QC in Sydney.I start a web comic. 2nd Life Books closes. Dad dies. Kevin moves in as a boarder.

Am given a mobile phone. I swap from dial-up to broadband. I get Ebony the cat from Jenny who is to ill to look after her. I try and find work. Kevin gets Hallie the dog. Sell car for $50. Turn 50.

Start a second web comic. I get Bobby the dog from Jenny, who goes into a nursing home. I give up trying to find work. Pegasus dies. Visit folks in Perth.

I start my Masters in Fine Arts at the uni. Go to Mardi Grass at Nimbin with Carol. Go to QC in Canberra. My work is exhibited three times. I see various bands live.

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List the towns or cities where you spent at least a night away from home during 2009. Mark with a stat (*) if you had multiple non-consecutive stays.

  1. Casula *
  2. Mittagong
  3. Tuntable Falls

Haven't travelled that much this year.

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I'm in the mood for memes today. This is one I've created myself.

RULES: Repost one image/video for each month in the last year
          (this month last year to the previous month) that you originally posted 
          in this Journal for that month, which sums up that month for you;

          (optional - post a link to the entry it appears in);
          Put all images after the first under an LJ Cut.

December (last year)

Yesterday's Adventure
09-12-14 Dee Laura and Sophia

Rest of the Images )

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I do this every year now, like the last time.

Instructions: Copy the first line of the first post you did in LJ each month (optional - add a link to that day).


One Good Thing Meme (Day 1)
Decided to try this in an effort to be "positive".


I ached all day yesterday in my right ankle, left shoulder, and elsewhere.


Writer's Block: Priorities (What quality do you think is most important in a significant other?)
To be honest I have no idea any more.


Morning after
I just had breakfast here at the YHA.


At Tuntable
Carol and I have been in Tuntable Falls for the last day.


Drawing Day '09
Seems to be the time for drawing, whether it's comics or not. 


Another punt on a tablet
I decided to buy yet another graphics tablet from ALDI.


Same-Sex Marriage action @ Town Hall
I'm catching the 7:20am bus from Barnsley to get the 8:46am train at Cardiff in order to arrive at Town Hall in Sydney by 11:20am.


Super Procrastinator
It has been a real struggle to do some web comic pages.


New Comics from Me
Yesterday I printed three 24 page comics for This Is Not Art Zine Fair.



Greed: Medium
Gluttony: Medium
Wrath: Medium
Sloth: High
Envy: Medium
Lust: Very Low
Pride: Very Low


Funny place Mittagong.


Aug. 19th, 2009 07:24 am
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1. Lots of pillows or just one?

Lots - 4-5.

2. What kind of books do you read?

ALL types!

3. What are your most awesome skills?

drawing comics, when I can be fucked enough to do it

4. What's your occupation?

Fine Arts Student

5. What's really creepy?

My life, ticking a way second by second, into a dark pit of despair

6. What's the last thing you ate?

Slice of light rye bread

7. What's been making you smile lately?

The film Coraline

8. What websites do you always visit when you go online?

Facebook, Live Journal

9. What was the last thing you bought?

Pet food

10. What's the cutest thing you've seen today?

Bobby the dog and Gabby the cat asleep on the same pillow

11. Do you get cravings? If so, what do you crave?


12. Who would you go gay/straight for?

That part of my life is dead

13. What is your zodiac sign?

Metal Rooster

14. Do you want to learn another language?

German and Japanese

15. Can you do any accents? If so, which?

Dalek and Worzelese

16. Favourite place you've ever been?

Out back on the sofa under the trees

17. Shoes or barefoot?


18. Say something to the person who tagged you.

I tagged myself

19. What are you reading right now?

Poseidon's Gold, and The End of Gender

20. What do you love right now?

That's the problem

21. Who is your celebrity crush?

Celebrity? Who cares about strange people?

22. What are you going to do next year?

Pretty much the same as this year...

23. Does the weather affect your mood?


24. What song is in your head right now? If the answer is none, what's the last song you had in your head?

There's a hole in the world like a great black pit
and the vermin of the world inhabit it
and its morals aren't worth what a pig could spit
and it goes by the name of London.
At the top of the hole sit the privileged few
Making mock of the vermin in the lonely zoo
turning beauty to filth and greed...
I too have sailed the world and seen its wonders,
for the cruelty of men is as wondrous as Peru
but there's no place like London!

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From BC Holmes:

Using only song names from ONE ARTIST, cleverly answer these questions. You can't use the band I used. Try not to repeat a song title (There are 20 questions). It's a lot harder than you think! Repost as "my life according to (band name)"

Answers under cut )

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Taken from [ profile] stephen_dedman:

The problem with Livejournal is that we all think we are so close, but really, we know nothing about each other.

Hence, I want you to ask me something you think you should know about me. Something that should be obvious, but you have no idea about.

Then post this in your LJ (only if you want to, obviously) and find out what people don’t know about you.

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Last year I did the Privilege Meme but I've just come across a post with extra questions. So, here's my update.

35. I am for the most part healthy and have no significant disability.
36. I have been born into a gender which I am comfortable with.
37. My sexuality is viewed positively in the media and by the majority of my society.
38. My sexuality is not visible to others just by looking at me.
39. My peer group is represented positively in the media and embraced positively by the majority of society.
40. My ethnic group is represented positively in the media and rarely stigmatized or stereotyped.
41. The language spoken by teachers in school was the same language as that I spoke with my family at home.
42. My parents and teachers took it for granted that I would attend university.
43. Any money I earned at part-time jobs before I turned 18 was mine to keep or put towards my education.
44. I know what my family's genetic history is.
45. When people see me with my parents, they assume we're related.
46. I graduated from college or university with no debt.
47. During college or university, I could use income from part-time jobs to supplement my spending money (rather than for tuition, books, or living expenses).


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