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The other day I took miss_newham by the hand and led her down the paths of righteousness Oxford Street, in search of clothes that do justice to her figure, and today I felt elated to learn that she had been shopping of her own free will. My goodness.

And then in a lovely twist of fate, I got taken in hand by my very own fairy godmother (posing as my aunt) who took me shopping for suit jackets in Zara, which was a surprisingly pleasant experience because their prices are much more decent than I realised (I got a lovely wrap cardigan for £15). My aunt is an amazingly stylish and beautiful woman so shopping with her is invariably a beautiful experience. Especially because now I have a lovely black courduroy suit jacket that curves in where it should and goes out where it should and by these beauties of tailoring reveals the fact that I have both breasts and a waist. Clothes that fit seemed to be a bit of a theme in the day - I found a perfect shirt - sheer and flowey and it fits just right which is a rare enough occurence, and I'm dizzy with delight. Unfortunately, these magnificent strokes of luck did not extend as far as finding decent bras, but I shall leave that battle for another day.

And now that I do have clothes which fit me marvellously, I'm giving away the ones which no longer do, so heads up London persuns who want to try them on.

I've gone past 40k. And now I'm tired and I'm not sure I want to finish NaNo, or write anymore. I know there is still time. I know that I could do it. But I'm just having trouble summoning up the motivation.


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Nov. 25th, 2004 05:56 pm (UTC)
I must resist the offer to try on your clothes, however persuasive the bold text.
Nov. 25th, 2004 05:58 pm (UTC)
Damn it. I suppose no one is quite so easily conned as verlaine
Nov. 26th, 2004 01:58 am (UTC)
I was just coming to post "me, me!" but you've blown it now!
Nov. 26th, 2004 02:05 am (UTC)
You would look awfully fetching in the skirts....
Nov. 25th, 2004 06:43 pm (UTC)
i'm very easily connned,infact im sitting here pouting atthe fact i am now so far from london. very coo ltyhat you found such nice clothing, for u and others

just write when yu feel comfortable, no point in it otherwise

i do want to read more though even if it is unfinished

Nov. 26th, 2004 12:51 am (UTC)
I'd love to dress up as Nina, alas the opposite ends of the country syndrome kicks in =)
Nov. 26th, 2004 01:06 am (UTC)
I discovered the wonders of well-fitting clothes earlier this year. It was nice to discover that suits for men can have a nice tapered shape, too, after spending years wearing drab suits which made me look like an oblong. I'm saving up some money at the moment and it's a genuine dilemma as to whether I buy myself a new accordion or a tailored suit.....
Nov. 26th, 2004 01:57 am (UTC)
A tailored suit for your accordion?

(Or would that be called a "cosy"?)
Nov. 26th, 2004 02:14 am (UTC)
Ooh. That's a great idea! Perhaps I could get someone to knit me an accordion-cosy!
Nov. 26th, 2004 03:24 am (UTC)
only (!) 10K more :D

hm i think i'm littler than you so they probably wouldn't fit - not that i'm in London [/randomness]
Nov. 26th, 2004 10:17 am (UTC)
Magog, I wanna go shopping with you... *suffering severe lack of propper shopping-mate*

*pulls out cheering iconage* You can make it! *flails around madly* Ganbatte! I know you can do it! Go you! Yaaay! *accidently pokes self in eye while cheering*
Nov. 27th, 2004 04:54 am (UTC)
OoOoooooh yes, I'd love to go shopping with you too!

Thank you for the cheers. :)
Nov. 28th, 2004 03:28 pm (UTC)
Well, if we're ever in the same country... *s*

Did it help? :o)
Nov. 28th, 2004 03:40 pm (UTC)
Did it help? :o)

Yes, it helped kick my hiney into action and now i've gone past 47k
Nov. 28th, 2004 03:47 pm (UTC)
Go you! Only 3k left! *bounce bounce bounce* You can do it! Ganbatte!
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