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27 December 2007 @ 06:26 pm
St Stephen's Day dinner  
Well, that was much more traditional. Some friends of my sister (ex colleagues, tramping partners and salsa partners, unfortunately not the friend who came over on Christmas day - I was hoping for more discussion of Angel) came over for glazed ham, mashed potatoes (and lots of potato jokes), honey carrots, creamed cabbage, peas, meringues and merriment. A great evening. Here's some photos, for those of you on my flickr friendslist.
After they left, Zucchini (my sister - that's her bookcrossing name), subjected us to introduced us to the joys of CSI. She's a tad obsessed with it. But I have to agree, it looks good.

Today, we actually did a bit of touristing and popped into the Te Papa museum. But it turns out I wasn't really in a mood for being edumacated, so we browsed the shop instead.

Here's a sculpture outside the museum.

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dubnordie on December 27th, 2007 07:48 am (UTC)
Does the idea of a non blond non english Spike being in torchwood attract you in any way?!

And which CSI did you watch? Just curious.....
a very caring potatomollydot on December 30th, 2007 05:54 am (UTC)
I heard him talking in his own accent in a behind the scenes thing and it sounded so weird! I like his English accent.

I haven't watched any Torchwood yet, though I want to.

Some of season 3. We're onto season 4 now!
dubnordie on December 30th, 2007 07:22 am (UTC)
Well the new Torchwood series starts in a week or two, so now's yer chance.

season 3 of.......Miami. New York. Or the original Vegas? Each are different and with different leading men, so it gives an interesting perspective on how and why people watch particular programs. (I started watching Miami first, because I fancied David Caruso. Am now finding it gets more and more ridiculous and have started watching Vegas - Grissom's mouth fascinates me - but have never sat through an episode of New York)
a very caring potatomollydot on December 30th, 2007 09:09 am (UTC)
David Caruso?!!? Ugh!

It's Las Vegas. We're watching another one just now.
lizmopuddylizmopuddy on December 27th, 2007 11:40 am (UTC)
Yes, I've got that whole CSI addiction thing going on here too. MrPuddy got a box set for Christmas. Only Miami though, very fussy about that. Can't understand this addicition myself, now if it was Bones we were talking about!!!
a very caring potato: puppet angelmollydot on December 30th, 2007 05:55 am (UTC)
I haven't seen any Bones yet either. I suspect we'd like it.
discoveryloverdiscoverylover on December 30th, 2007 02:17 am (UTC)
its not all educational you know! (well I wouldn't say I have to be educational all the time!)
a very caring potatomollydot on December 30th, 2007 05:56 am (UTC)
What part are you in?
We're just out from it again. We saw some of the Maori stuff this time.
discoveryloverdiscoverylover on December 31st, 2007 12:42 am (UTC)
oops sorry! Am in the Discovery Centres (my BC name came before the job, so I am NOT named after my job!) aka the areas for families. Will see you this afternoon!