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Okay, I totally embarrassed myself walking across to the shops today. I keep forgetting not to walk on snow that's been walked over countless times by hundreds of people.

It is of the slippery.

Now, normally they sand the snow (which is literally getting handfuls of sand/dirt/gritty stuff and scattering it across wherever people are going to walk). This seems to stop people from stacking it for the most part. Some wonderful person forgot to sand the walkway out the front of RAST today. It snowed last night and people have been walking across it all day. It's on a slope, too.

Cue Sheena's feet skidding out from underneath her suddenly, legs going flying up over her head, landing hard on her arse (and hands slamming hard down onto the snow/pavement/ice) and sliding about 2m down the walkway.

Owie.

My arse hurts right now. I bet there's a bruise.

At least I didn't smack my head on the concrete. That would've really hurt.

In other news I got out of the house and the town for a bit yesterday. I hopped a bus to Olsztyn. I didn't really do much as there's nothing really on at the cinemas that I want to see so I just wandered around my usual haunts for a while and had lunch at KFC at about 1pm and then caught a bus back to Mragowo. Nothing really exciting but it was great to get out for a while. I haven't been further than the store (which is across the road) in about 2 1/2 weeks!

I also did a couple of things in Mragowo before I headed back to the flat. First off a quick visit to Rossman for essentials like shampoo, conditioner (RAST doesn't stock the one that I use), deoderant, a scented candle to burn in the flat, and a small, cheap travel hair dryer (19zl. I finally decided that sitting up until all hours waiting for my hair to dry was a bad idea after washing my hair on Sunday night and then having troubles keeping my eyes open while waiting for my hair to dry).

I did something to my right calf while I was out. Probably pulled something when I was racing to get to the bus yesterday morning. Or on the footpaths in Olsztyn or Mragowo. Walking in Poland is hazardous sometimes.

Sheena is currently slow and gimpy when she walks *pulls a face*

I was exhausted by the time I got home. Energy levels still aren't up to where they were before I got sick. It's probably going to take me a while to get back to where I was before that happend. I'm still walking much slower than I used to as well. Walking fast makes me cough. My legs were aching like you wouldn't believe, too.

I might go and see Valkyrie on Saturday. I'm not much of a Tom Cruise fan, but it's about a plot that actually happened about 20minutes away from me in the next town across; Ketzryn (Okay, it's a little bit out of Ketzryn, but you can base yourself there and visit). Yep, I live near the Wolf's Lair. I'm going to go and visit it when it warms up a little bit. I'll take pictures.

*Checks movie timetable* Er, Nope. Scratch that. The only thing playing on Saturday is some sort of 3D thing for Valentines day. No thanks. As I neither have a boyfriend or speak Polish I'll stay home. I'll see it Friday next week instead.

Also, I have some more Rome pictures up in my online photo album: (LOOKIT THE PICCIES!!!)

Also, I really need to keep away from Amazon.com *laughs*. I went and bought myself three things: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull paperback novel, Transformers Movie Sequel: Reign of Starscream, and Transformers Movie Prequel: Saga of the Allspark.

I really, really wanted to get Alliance and Defiance (Ratchet = FTW!!!! <3. Fannon grouchy Ratchet now appears to be Canon *grins*), but they're part of a series and I'd rather wait until all of them are out and get them together in one book like I am with Reign of Starscream.

*EDIT* I swear, it sounds like my neighbours (the ones above me) have got hold of a pogo stick and are currently bouncing about on it indoors.

Oooh... and did you know they're making a Thundercats movie?! It's due out next year and it's going to be CGI.

Also, they're going to make another Phantom (as in Ghost Who Walks, not creepy guy in a half mask with a heroine that I just want to slap) movie! *squees and bounces*. Okay, the first one wasn't the greatest movie ever, but they made most of it in my home town (Brisbane and also at Movieworld on the Gold Coast) so I love sitting there and spotting all the places that are familiar to me. Also, it's Phantom! I loved that comic book! It used to be the one comic book that I'd collect as a kid.
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So why not me. Toy pic spam post. I went to Olsztyn yesterday (saw the newest Bond film. Liked!) and got myself a new toy. No, nothing electronic (like it usually is when I use that phrase), but an actual toy.

G1 Universe!Prowl. I had fun transforming him the first time. I was terrified I was going to break him (and I will admit to pulling his doorwings off to get him to transform properly the first time. I've since transformed him three times and only had to take his wings off the first time).

Picspam behind the cut:

In which you also get to see a tiny fraction of my massive DVD collection...and a dragon )
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Fear me, for I have discovered brushes ^___________^. Oh, how I love the new version of Gimp and its resizable brushes. 

Again, I should be organsing my photos for my trip to the Netherlands. I should be cleaning the apartment (tomorrow, I'll do it tomorrow *pulls a face*)


Right, in other news I now know what I'm going to do for my 3 month summer holiday. I'm going back to Australia for it. Spend some time with my parents, visit my friends AND work at the same school I worked at just before I headed here the last time.
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Well, I survived the course. Spent the next two days practially sleeping the whole time, but I survived it. I don't know how well I did yet.  I do believe one of my Polish students was flirting with me. He used to sit up the back of the class with an "I am beneath you" look on his face. I even got his POLISH mobile number and a demand to go and visit him and his friend when I'm in Poland.

I also had one  of the students come up and tell me how much she enjoyed my lessons and that she thought I was a very good teacher. That was one of the best compliments I could ever recieve ^________^.

Went and saw transformers. Can I just say BUMBLEBEE LOVE!!!!!!!! I didn't expect to enjoy the movie as much as I did, but I seriously want to go and see it again! there was so much that I missed the first time around. Oh, and if I hadn't known that Hugo Weaving (Lord Elrond for those who don't know who he is) did the voice of Megatron I would've been blown out of my seat when I saw the credits!

Bought the latest Harry Potter book yesterday. I do believe I'm growing out of that phase. I mean, I'd've usually finished it by now (and threatened anyone who interrupted me with bodily harm), it's nowhere near as thick as the last two. It just doesn't hold me as much as it used to. 

Not that fussed on the movies either. Saw the first one and thought *meh*. Saw the second one and ripped it to shreds. Finally saw the third one on tv a few nights ago and just thought *blah*. Sirius wasn't bad to look at, but I just can't see David (??) Thelewis (Lupin) as anyone other than Eionon from Dragonheart (you know, the evil king). Everything else I've seen him in kind of just.... jars.

Oh, and did you know that the guy who plays Lucius Malfoy, Jason Isaacs (who I will admit is VERY smexy with long hair, be it blonde or black) was in Dragonheart? I didn't either until recently! He's one of Eionons lackeys (the one he insults about keeping such good brains under such a bad hat)

Anyway, this is a longer post than I intended. I really only meant to let you know that I was still alive and kicking.

Later!

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