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The birthday post July 27, 2006

Filed under: Ramblings — Annaleis @ 7:29 pm

It was my birthday on Tuesday. I’m a relief teacher. A relief teacher who isn’t getting as much work as she’d like. It was because of this current trend that I looked forward to a sleep-in on my birthday with great delight and antici…pation.

Then they rang. At 7am. Dagnabbit.

I’ve been teaching in the other grade one class all week (not the ones I had for 6 weeks, the ones next door). They’re a great class, but I did miss my day off very much. and I’ve been there every day this week, including Monday.

At least I’ll get a good pay next week!

Oh yeah, and since it was my birthday and stuff, I got pressies!

Here’s some of ’em:

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Actually that’s most of ’em. The only things missing are a couple of cool doodads from Bread, and the awesome jewellery box I got to take to England. I also got a CD from Ally 😀 but I only got it yesterday so it’s not in the pics. You can check it out here.

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My necklace, and the hair doo-dad with the ladybird. Under the necklace is 40 pounds. As in money.

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A yittle floppy bear (reminds me of Oscar).

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Hayley got me this nice little card 😀 It’s going to England with me.

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A buzzy bee brooch, the wings are on little springs. Sproing!

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A little keyring thong (to remember I’m an Aussie).

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I liked this one, hehe.

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The green writing pad is from Ally’s sister who’s visiting this month from Japan, and the knitting book is from Bread. It’s called “Hats Gloves Scarves” by Louisa Harding. I’m 3/4 of the way through my first pattern ever!

Check this out…

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It’s my first mitten! I’ve finished it now, and I’m halfway through the second one.

Ok, I think that was long enough for anyone to be bothered reading. I’ve still got one more post in the tube though. I’m sure you’ll be looking forward to it.

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4 Responses to “The birthday post”

  1. Bread Says:

    I’m glad you liked your pressies and had a great day! Keep going on the knitting- i’m putting my order in soon!
    I can’t wait for your next post!

  2. NICOLE Says:

    U CRUEL WOMAN!!!!!

  3. Annaleis Says:

    Aw tanks bread i’ll knit you a bikini!
    And NICOLE I don’t know what you’re talking about 😉 tee hee hope you had fun last night bustin’ a move!

  4. Em Says:

    Happybirthdayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy 🙂 hope you had an awesome day and don’t worry, we all get old, but especially you.
    🙂
    Em


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