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... aged 7 3/4
Hello! I made cake. And decorated cake. CAKE. There will be photos, probably.

Karate this evening was fantastic. We learned how kicks work. Doing hokku-geri at head height is fun.

This summer I am going to learn to walk on my hands properly. I managed a couple of steps in the kitchen, but ran out of room.

After the caffeine-hangover I started having on Sunday, I daren't stop drinking the stuff. I should try to sleep some time this week.

My Mac says it's 12:01. [sings] "Happy birthday to me, happy birthday to me, happy birthday little badger, happy birthday to me." What? Oh, I'm 21 again, of course.

Current Mood: older and caffeinateder

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jiggery_pokery From: jiggery_pokery Date: May 4th, 2004 04:14 pm (UTC) (Link)

Happy birthday indeed!

I had even remembered, too, though the reminder is good :-)
j4 From: j4 Date: May 4th, 2004 05:05 pm (UTC) (Link)
I didn't mean for it to be a reminder (for a start, I'm terrible with other people's birthdays, so am in no position to do any remindering!) -- I was just singing to myself. :-) But thank you anyway!
acronym From: acronym Date: May 4th, 2004 04:16 pm (UTC) (Link)
Many happy returns, Janet! You're two years younger than me, I see. :)
mobbsy From: mobbsy Date: May 4th, 2004 04:20 pm (UTC) (Link)
Happy birthday!

Many happy badgers. And returns.
burkesworks From: burkesworks Date: May 4th, 2004 04:22 pm (UTC) (Link)
Happy badgerday, Jan. Many of my friends and I have had badgerdays over the last fortnight or so. Enjoy your cake!
simonb From: simonb Date: May 4th, 2004 05:09 pm (UTC) (Link)
Happy Birthday!

Which kick is hokku-geri ?
j4 From: j4 Date: May 4th, 2004 05:20 pm (UTC) (Link)
Thank you!

I think the name means "hooked kick" or something like that; you swing the leg up and forwards and then hook it back (i.e. bend at the knee) as you turn (roughly same sort of turn as for mawashi geri, yoko geri etc). So you can kick somebody in the back of the head. Er, I'll show you some time, I'm not very good at explaining kicks...
nou From: nou Date: May 4th, 2004 05:16 pm (UTC) (Link)
Happy birthday to you!
Squashed tomatoes and stew!
Bread and butter in the gutter!
Happy birthday to you!
j4 From: j4 Date: May 4th, 2004 05:21 pm (UTC) (Link)
Thank you! It's a long time since I've heard that one...
reddragdiva From: reddragdiva Date: May 4th, 2004 05:25 pm (UTC) (Link)
Hoy you! Speaking to you again would be nice! You at next B-Movie? I'm aiming for it.
j4 From: j4 Date: May 5th, 2004 02:36 am (UTC) (Link)
I'm probably not going to be there, because I'm playing in a concert on Saturday night & I don't want to be falling asleep in the middle of it. Okay, so I am a girly wuss and can't do late nights the way I used to. But I'm the wrong side of 25 now, you know! ;-)

Also there are other people who I suspect didn't go last time largely because my partner and I were going to be there, & I think it might be polite to let them go this time.

It would be good to see you again though... you ever in Cambridge? Give me a shout if so. Might make it to the B-Movie after next (when is it?), but B-Movie isn't the best place for talking anyway...
claerwen From: claerwen Date: May 4th, 2004 05:51 pm (UTC) (Link)
Penblwydd hapus i chdi
Penblwydd hapus i chdi
Penblwydd hapus annwyl Jaaa-neeeeet*
Penblwydd hapus i chdi

*extra vowels for use at your discretion
j4 From: j4 Date: May 5th, 2004 02:37 am (UTC) (Link)
Thank you! Though I think I just swallowed my tongue trying to pronounce that... ;)
nilasae From: nilasae Date: May 4th, 2004 10:41 pm (UTC) (Link)
Happy birthday, Janet!
From: angua Date: May 4th, 2004 11:21 pm (UTC) (Link)
Happy Bathday!
ewx From: ewx Date: May 5th, 2004 12:54 am (UTC) (Link)
Happy birthday...
From: bibliogirl Date: May 5th, 2004 01:22 am (UTC) (Link)
Happy birthday!
julietk From: julietk Date: May 5th, 2004 02:15 am (UTC) (Link)
Happy birthday! And hurrah for cake!
k425 From: k425 Date: May 5th, 2004 02:17 am (UTC) (Link)
Bugger. Is it today? Bugger.

Happy Birthday, have a lovely day.
j4 From: j4 Date: May 5th, 2004 02:39 am (UTC) (Link)
Thanks, & don't worry about it. We can both blame hoiho for not telling either of us when each other's was! ;)

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nja From: nja Date: May 5th, 2004 02:19 am (UTC) (Link)
j4 From: j4 Date: May 5th, 2004 02:39 am (UTC) (Link)

Thank you!
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