Thursday, October 18, 2007

A quick update...

We've been a bit slack lately on the blog side, mostly because nothing's really happened! After all the excitement of moving, we both just want to stay home and hide on our computers and play games.

On Monday it was my birthday (but you probably already know that!). So the Saturday before, we had a joint flatwarming/ birthday party. We invited all the neighbours so they couldn't complain, and set the time for 7pm knowing full well that noone would turn up then.

Finally around 9, a few friends turned up, as did the neighbour from across the hall, a great Chilean guy. He was very cool and brought yummy Chilean food for us to eat. It was chicken, but I still ate it not to be rude. Then I forgot and all three girls who attended were talking about how we were all vegetarian. Oops...

When people all finally arrived by 10, 11, 12... it was very fun. Around 1pm, after waiting for a couple to drive up from SJ, we went down to Ruby Skye which is on our street, where a DJ we really like was playing. It was hectic there, with a huge line and limos everywhere. The bouncer told us the club closed at 2am, and the line was an hour long... so it wasn't really worth it even for Benny Benassi! So instead we all walked down a much farther distance to 1015, and had some fun. All in all, it was a good party and a good night!

Last night, Brendan told me to come home from work early (where early = by 6-6.30pm.) to get my birthday present from him. So I did...

When I got home, Brendan asked me to change into something “semi-casual, semi-formal”. I had no idea what he meant, until I noticed he was wearing his suit jacket over his t-shirt – this is highly formal for him (short of an actual black tie dinner!) so I wore something semi-formal. We had dinner at our favorite restaurant, and went to the SF Playhouse Theatre to see “Six Degrees of Separation”, about a young man who gains access to the houses of rich people by pretending to be the son of a famous actor. It was a fantastic play, we both really enjoyed it. And it was a nice surprise – I never expected anything like that! The director was Bill English (not the politician!) and some of the cast have been in lots of other things, like Jessica Siebel in Valley of Elah.

oooh... that reminds me... I made a birthday cake and took the remains to work... I completely made too much icing about 2 hours before the party and had to run to the dairy a block away and buy 2 boxes of icing sugar. And now there is far too much icing... gotta keep it away from Brendan or he will eat it all and ruin his diet (his words!). So I'm just going to pop downstairs and get some cake!

And if the formatting is screwy, I did try and change it!


Anonymous said...

AHHHHHHHHHH! Sorry! Happy belated birthday, Tina!!!! *hugs*
*hangs head in shame*
I haven't checked the blog in a while and voilรก lots of news posts including your birthday. *sigh* Sounds like you had fun. =) And congrats to the moving and the job! =)
Love and hugs,

fia said...

hey there can never be too much icing!!!! :)

Lina said...

Oh no!! So sorry!! Happy (very) belated birthday m'dear! It sounds like you had a great time :) *huggles*
I love your new apartment! Is it true that Wellington is a bit like SF? Looks like it on the picture of your street *g*

Tina said...

Hey Lina,

Oh, it is very true that San Francisco and Wellington are similar! They have the same weather, culture, liberal views and tall buildings with hills. We loves a lot! Where we live is very Wellington-like. (Imagine near the Terrace and Boulcott St.)

And thanks for the birthday message Lina (and Nina)!

love Tina