Wednesday, 10 May 2006

strange as it seems ...

There's been a run of crazy dreams ...

Last night I dreamt that I was at the Bath and West show, staying in a small chalet with my demented ex-Mother-in-Law, her son, my ex Crazy Tom, his girlfriend and my four cats (for some reason I had gained a tabby kitten).

It was a very uncomfortable atmosphere indeed, partly because the ex-MIL insisted that the only place the cats could eat their food was sitting in the sink and because she never threw anything away so the house was full of piles of old newspapers. So I walked out in to the garden and there, over the fence, was Lisa- who- I- used- to- go- riding- with- at- weekends and her brother- who- I- used- to- fancy- like- mad- but- was- too- shy- to- say- although- everyone- knew.

They were competing in a three day event and couldn't stop to talk for long.

So I walked along the track around the side of the place where the horse boxes were parked and I met a man with a beard wearing a ballet tutu and a surgical support truss, who turned out to be the new Doctor Who.

He had a chalet of his own, that was covered in rambling roses, and invited me in.

And there were all the other Doctor Who's, as they used the chalet to get to together every so often and have a break from time-travelling. I stayed there years, although my original love, Ballet Tutu Doctor Who couldn't stay on a regular basis because of fighting evil, etc. etc..

Nevertheless, we had a lovely little boy, without actually appearing to do anything together to make that happen *ahem*.

I am not sure what could be interpreted from this, apart from 'don't drink too much carrot whisky before going to bed'.

I have finally submitted the PAYE return to the Inland Revenue; however, I have just realised that I have submitted the wrong year. Oops. If you never hear from me again, it's because they sent the boys round and I am languishing in some kind of gaol for incompetent financial directors.

I think I am going to make some tea.




26 comments:

  1. Obviously you have been watching Badminton Doctor Who and The Baftas. This combined with the idea of returning to live in Wales, however remote, the adoption stuff and carrot whisky have all produced said colourful response. All quite reasonable and to be expected.
    They won't send the boys round. Ring them, explain the submission problems and then tell them what you've done. That'll give you time to resubmit the correct year or send it in on paper.
    Go and look in the mirror and love your eyebrow :{

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  2. Obviously you have been watching Badminton Doctor Who and The Baftas. This combined with the idea of returning to live in Wales, however remote, the adoption stuff and carrot whisky have all produced said colourful response. All quite reasonable and to be expected.
    They won't send the boys round. Ring them, explain the submission problems and then tell them what you've done. That'll give you time to resubmit the correct year or send it in on paper.
    Go and look in the mirror and love your eyebrow :{

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  3. What kind of "carrots" went into that whisky?

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  4. What kind of "carrots" went into that whisky?

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  5. Great dream, terrific in fact. Jung said that if you keep a notebook by your bed and always write down your dreams they'll get more and more elaborate as your unconscious gets more and more confident about communicating with you. Well, at least I think that's what he said. Or what he meant. So keep blogging your dreams and you may find that your unconscious mind starts its own blog in competition with yours. That would be messy.

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  6. Great dream, terrific in fact. Jung said that if you keep a notebook by your bed and always write down your dreams they'll get more and more elaborate as your unconscious gets more and more confident about communicating with you. Well, at least I think that's what he said. Or what he meant. So keep blogging your dreams and you may find that your unconscious mind starts its own blog in competition with yours. That would be messy.

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  7. If the "boys" come round, just tell them about your dream. I am sure they will leave but they may send the boys in the white coats back for you.Maybe you should be bottling the whiskey carrot concoction.

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  8. If the "boys" come round, just tell them about your dream. I am sure they will leave but they may send the boys in the white coats back for you.Maybe you should be bottling the whiskey carrot concoction.

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  9. I feel better now. I just dreamed that the Professor's granddaughter (age 3) was dressed in a wedding gown, and dragged a toilet plunger into the living room. We proceeded to have a tug-of-war over it, with me saying "It's not a toy" and she screaming "It IS a toy!" Of course, I didn't have any carrot whiskey to blame it on...

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  10. I feel better now. I just dreamed that the Professor's granddaughter (age 3) was dressed in a wedding gown, and dragged a toilet plunger into the living room. We proceeded to have a tug-of-war over it, with me saying "It's not a toy" and she screaming "It IS a toy!" Of course, I didn't have any carrot whiskey to blame it on...

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  11. The tea sounds like a very good plan indeed. You couldn't make me some too, could you? Marie Corelli's Ardath is proving quite dull, which is a remarkable feat for a book about reincarnation, spiritual revelation and Bacchanalian revels. ;)

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  12. The tea sounds like a very good plan indeed. You couldn't make me some too, could you? Marie Corelli's Ardath is proving quite dull, which is a remarkable feat for a book about reincarnation, spiritual revelation and Bacchanalian revels. ;)

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  13. The subconscious deals in gut feelings and the rational mind tries to match it to pictures. Its like you have the answer already, then you build the scenario which ends up being a clue.

    First you were stuck with the people from hell - thats lack of control over how things are, a sense of being trapped. You checked how trapped by confirming its not 'trapped and useless' - you have the cats to look after, you have responsibilities, but probably feel like you are going through the motions, performing your tasks but having to simply hope that the sands wont shift.
    Then you reminded yourself you still have friends.
    Then you reminded yourself that friends have their own lives, that its down to you to find happiness.
    Finally, I love this bit, you settled in with a clan of Dr Whos - a house full of 'Who?' LOL - a lovely happy life, but very markedly one where you have no more control and no more idea of what will happen next than you did with the ex-monsters.
    I think this is a dream that started out with the recognition that you are living at the whim of fate - that there are a million outside influences setting the speed you can go, but ended up saying yes, but its a lovely situation, its worth it, and the lack of control has its compensations because life is a wonderful adventure.

    Dear god let me not have egg all over my face for that!

    :-)

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  14. The subconscious deals in gut feelings and the rational mind tries to match it to pictures. Its like you have the answer already, then you build the scenario which ends up being a clue.

    First you were stuck with the people from hell - thats lack of control over how things are, a sense of being trapped. You checked how trapped by confirming its not 'trapped and useless' - you have the cats to look after, you have responsibilities, but probably feel like you are going through the motions, performing your tasks but having to simply hope that the sands wont shift.
    Then you reminded yourself you still have friends.
    Then you reminded yourself that friends have their own lives, that its down to you to find happiness.
    Finally, I love this bit, you settled in with a clan of Dr Whos - a house full of 'Who?' LOL - a lovely happy life, but very markedly one where you have no more control and no more idea of what will happen next than you did with the ex-monsters.
    I think this is a dream that started out with the recognition that you are living at the whim of fate - that there are a million outside influences setting the speed you can go, but ended up saying yes, but its a lovely situation, its worth it, and the lack of control has its compensations because life is a wonderful adventure.

    Dear god let me not have egg all over my face for that!

    :-)

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  15. Cheryl, I think you're pretty much there with that :).

    Tea and cake all round?

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  16. Cheryl, I think you're pretty much there with that :).

    Tea and cake all round?

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  17. Tea and cake sounds great!
    (Unless theres a wee drop of whiskey left rattling around on its own, all lonely like?)

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  18. Tea and cake sounds great!
    (Unless theres a wee drop of whiskey left rattling around on its own, all lonely like?)

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  19. I need me some of that carrot whiseky....

    The Consort just bought a pressure cooker from a religious thrift store. In order to distill alcohol. Which is not allowed. So don't tell anyone. (I was worried that teh casheir would ask him what he was going to do with the pressure cooker, because he isn't into stretching hte truth, but I believe the old woman would ahve had a heart attack if she knew something they sold to make money to feed the poor was going to the concotion of satanic liquids!)

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  20. I need me some of that carrot whiseky....

    The Consort just bought a pressure cooker from a religious thrift store. In order to distill alcohol. Which is not allowed. So don't tell anyone. (I was worried that teh casheir would ask him what he was going to do with the pressure cooker, because he isn't into stretching hte truth, but I believe the old woman would ahve had a heart attack if she knew something they sold to make money to feed the poor was going to the concotion of satanic liquids!)

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  21. I thought we inhabitants of the American South were the only ones distilling strange, possibly blinding liquor in unauthorized contraptions.

    But then again, we obviously got our tradition from somewhere. :-)

    I imagine your mind is ping-ponging all over the place with all the recent events...whisky or no. But I strongly suspect that when all these happenings sort themselves out, things are going to be really, really good!

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  22. I thought we inhabitants of the American South were the only ones distilling strange, possibly blinding liquor in unauthorized contraptions.

    But then again, we obviously got our tradition from somewhere. :-)

    I imagine your mind is ping-ponging all over the place with all the recent events...whisky or no. But I strongly suspect that when all these happenings sort themselves out, things are going to be really, really good!

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  23. obviously the after effects of too much carrot whisky! wouldn't it be great if just sometimes we could bring our dreams out into reality? Or pêrhaps that is your reality...scary. Pass me the tea i'm going for a lay down in a darkened room waiting for the men in white coats.;la la la la

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  24. obviously the after effects of too much carrot whisky! wouldn't it be great if just sometimes we could bring our dreams out into reality? Or pêrhaps that is your reality...scary. Pass me the tea i'm going for a lay down in a darkened room waiting for the men in white coats.;la la la la

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  25. Carrot whiskey, I like the sound of that :-) How do you make it?


    It is worth keeping a journal of your dreams, they often make more sense when you write them down.

    PS: Sorry if this turns up twice, blogger seems to have eaten my first attempt

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  26. Carrot whiskey, I like the sound of that :-) How do you make it?


    It is worth keeping a journal of your dreams, they often make more sense when you write them down.

    PS: Sorry if this turns up twice, blogger seems to have eaten my first attempt

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