Ladies and Gentlemen, I would like to announce that I had a good day. It’s been nice, because I feel like I’ve had a lot of bad, stressy days lately.
This weekend has been freaking brilliant for me. I got a chance to relax and wind down from the stress of working two jobs. I got a chance to go shoe shopping – TWICE. Both times were entirely unsuccessful because aparantly there are no non-boring work heels out there at the moment. AND I’m still unsuccessful on Mission One – which was to find a totally awesome winter coat.
Despite the consumerism fail I did manage to buy myself a sufficiently intellectually stimulating magazine to read while treating myself to a sushi-train lunch. I sat there for a good long time, and listened to americans talking about film work (there’s a bunch of them in Wellington for the Hobbit) and eating a truly ridiculous amount of deliciousness, and reflected on the fact that eating in a place like that on my own woul have been terrifying to me as an 18 year old.
Like, in my first week in Wellington, I didn’t eat until I got home at the end of the day, because I didn’t want people to watch me eating alone in the city, and think I had no friends/ or that I was fat.
Twenty five year old me wants so very badly to slap the phobia out of myself, it’s not funny.
Other things I got up to this weekend:
– Ran into an ex flattie while meeting up with a friend for coffee. He looked happy and relaxed, and we had a quick catch up. I’m glad because I regretted falling out of touch with him. (Potentially because I went on to date his former best friend?)
– Had a fun interaction with an american grandmother trying to find knitting supplies. (“Where is Cuba Mall?” “You’re on it.” “But I can’t be!” “…Ok then.”)
– Watched my awesome flatmate do the final Wellington show of Rent. She was definitely the best. And I’m not biased in any way.
– Dodged weird and creepy tongue in broad daylight from a strangely awkward bald dude. (Yes. Really.) (Honestly, it ranks up there in my ‘surreal moments’ list.) (It doesn’t help that I had the beginning of a mighty migraine, otherwise I’d definitely have seen it coming sooner.)