Saturday 21 August 2010

Overheard: Ingredients for the perfect movie.

Hi there.

It's been far, far too long since I shared something I've overheard with you, so I've got a good one to make up for it.

In a few weeks time I'll be going back to work, when the new University term begins again. It seems like I've been off forever.

I have been off for ever!

But when I do get back into the swing of things, if ever you catch me complaining about my job just remind me that I do get to sit in on lectures 4 days a week [how can that be a bad job?] and that better still, I get to listen-in on student's conversations before those lectures begin.

Conversations such as the following, which is a superb example of teenage male pleasures and priorities ...

Student 1, summarising the plot of the DVD he'd just pulled from his bag: There's these 3 women in bikinis who walk around with swords, killing zombies ... That's it ... Everything I need in the world ...
Student 2: Do you know what would make it even better though?
Student 1: What?
Student 2: If they were lesbians!
Student 1: Oh yeah! If they'd done that they would have made 'The Film'. No more films!

And then, somehow, I was meant to pick up my pen and concentrate while taking notes in the subsequent lecture ... it's a tough job sometimes you know? ;-)
Photo details: A card I made especially to accompany this post! Because, goodness knows I couldn't find a suitable photo on the hard drive to illustrate that particular conversation ...
Stamps on card: 'Silk' by Sweet Pea from and 'Heads' by Stampotique from Art From the Heart.
Just think, whenI go back to work there'll be a lot more conversations like that for me to share with you. I bet you can't wait .... eh?


  1. Brilliant card Julie, how do you keep a straight face when listening into these conversations? I heard a hilarious conversation between 2 drunken men on a bench the other day & had to stifle a giggle as I walked past but unfortunately the content of said conversation is unrepeatable in polite society :(

  2. See, you've interrupted my blog reading now - because I'm going to have to hunt down the boys here and tell them this one :)

  3. that is a great overheard conversation-

    i love that white painted rock with the heart! :)

  4. @Claire - I don't laugh because I'm too busy working out how to write down what they said without anyone realising ... ;-)

    @Sian - Ha! I'm sure you'd never overhear those boys saying anything as shockingly stereotypical .... ;-)

    @ Kerri - Thanks Kerri. The stone you mention is actually one I made for this tutorial:


  5. ROFL! What a conversation to overhear! I am giggling at my keyboard!

  6. Fabby card! It's not just teenagers, of course, most blokes would find that film sufficiently entertaining not to need anything else! Except a beer and a curry, obviously.


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