Friday, 29 August 2008


I am in danger of succumbing to the blues.

All work and no play has made Luka as grumpy as fuck. The crotchety old ratbag.

I have some time off coming up in a couple of weeks. I really, really need some fun, some rest, some relaxation, some joy.

If you had fuck all spare cash but time aplenty, what would you do with yourself?

Best suggestions will be blogged for your entertainment.


Helga Hansen said...

Um... how about a blanket, spread over the dining room table, to make a pretend tent, and then squeeze in there, with some sarnies, a bottle of fizz, a torch and a book. Stay there until you hear someone coming, and then leap out from under the table and surprise them. They might have left you some dosh in their will, and then you can fund your hols with that!

garbonzo said...

How about a trip to the video rental store and a weekend watching all the trashy movies you would never admit to watching.

Jackie Adshead said...

How about reading all the books you've been waiting to read for so long?

Or of course, you could disinfect the cat or categorise all the fluff in the sock draw.

Or you could become an artists model - I'd draw you! :)

Luka said...

Helga - it has promise, I'll give you that...

Garbonzo - I might try that one evening.

Jackie - now there's a thought!

ceeej said...

Quiet field/beach, good book or three, small vat of wine, drink, read, sleep.

Rinse and repeat as necessary.

Luka said...

ceeej - sounds good to me, great idea!

Anonymous Boxer said...

I do the cheap-o spa thing - pedi/manicure for myself. I also rent terrible movies, eat crap food, read trashy magazines and if all else fails; I go to my favorite department store and try on prom dresses.

oh, and vodka. Chilled vodka.

Have a marvelous weekend you old ratbag. ;-)

unspeakable axe said...

What's wrong with just hanging around the house in the nude?

Carnalis said...

make a lewd suggestion to an old friend, who will arrive with cheap plonk, expensive chocolate and a dirty giggle x

kinkywebmistress said...

March down to the British Museum Print Department and demand to see all their filthy smut that they keep locked in their cupboards - Fuselli is a good place to start :-) or buy an industrial size bar of Galaxy and trawl the net for men in uniform...that normally works for me!

Kittie Kate said...

we have something here called redbox where a movie is $1. it has dvds of new releases.

i also go to barnes and noble a lot and buy books and trade books with girlfriends.

Luka said...

Anonymous Boxer - thank you, I have had a working weekend, but it did go well. I shall definitely try the vodka and possibly bridal gowns rather than prom dresses.

Unspeakable Axe - nothing, although it does scare the horses.

Carnalis - deal x

KinkyWebMistress - what a great name! I am Not In London so will have to march on down to the local library and demand to see whatever smut they keep under the counter.

Kittie Kate - DVDs and books are always a winner, I adore both.

Helga Hansen said...

Bridal dresses?? Are you planning to re-enact Muriel's Wedding?? If so, make sure you strew the contents of the "bean" bag over a bin liner - it will make it easier to tidy up!!

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Freddy said...

a tent
amongst lots of tents
lots of music
some beer (or alternative alcohol)
and the unmistakable aroma of 'festival cigarettes' I don't indulge myself other than on a passive basis ;-)
waterproof clothing
a readiness to be dirty (in every sense)
an open mind

all = relaxation

efestivals lists at least two near you this weekend - i can recommend Sugarhill :-)

Luka said...

Helga - I have long harboured fantasies of wearing a wedding dress for an inappropriate function. I very nearly bought one from a charity shop just to turn up in for an organised walking/climbing event where the accompanying letter stipulated quite forcefully that appropriate clothing *must* be worn.

Anonymous - heh. I am so glad you enjoyed visiting my blog - "quite a bit" rather than "very much" if we are being accurate. Your insights on why I do what I do have quite inspired me!

Freddy - ah, I know how much you love festivals! Sadly I am a pampered individual who hates smelling of woodsmoke and damp and who freaks out at having to poo in a communal bucket.

Walker said...

Hey thats me. fuck all cash and time to spare.
Hmmmm, well here is an idea that works.
You get dressed up real nice then go to a banquet hall and look for a wedding then walk in and greet everyone and don;t forget to say "It's been a long time since I seen you last".
Then go get some free booze at the open bar and after everyone else has found thrier seats run and find out from the chart who the missing person is and go sit there and pretend you are them.

Have a free dinner dance all night and have a grand time.

Luka said...

Walker - That. Is. BRILLIANT!