Misfits Mid-Life Crisis Adventures in East London & Northamptonshire & Buckinghamshire (The NEXT Chapter).
Week 122 Saturday 15thOctober until Friday 21st October 2016.
Superheroes are all the rage these days, the biggest films are superhero related, there are a number of TV shows that feature people with powers. I have been watched Superman and Spider-Man et al from an early age, reading comics and books and of course playing with toys. Who hasn’t dressed up with their pants on the outside of their clothes and a sheet round the shoulders for a cape, I know I have.
My friend is not invisible, or is she……
But are there really superheroes out there. I regularly wish I could fly not just to see the world from above but to escape the constant train strikes that plague me every time I want to travel south of the Thames. With 7 billion of us on space ship Earth I really like to think that there might be someone who can walk through walls, levitate or has X-ray vision and has just not been discovered.
The Hollywood of the UK, Pinewood Film Studios.
However I might have discovered a real superhero, my best friend MOZ is a pretty ordinary woman, who seems to have the power of invisibility. That’s right MOZ appears to be invisible to others when she’s out and about in the so called “real world”. My friend would be considered a petite person who doesn’t take up very much space. However time and time again people try to walk through her. Now I’m not a scientist (I love science though) but even I know that two people cannot physically occupy the space at the same time.
Pulled through a drag queen backwards, i’ll say it before you do.
However in reality MOZ is a victim of a lack of pavement etiquette. Other people walking around don’t seem to look where there going anymore; they are busy staring at their small illuminated devices resulting in them bumping in to people like MOZ. Most of the time these people are playing games, or chatting with a friend they saw 20 minutes earlier. Another problem is groups who are walking then for no apparent reason just stop on the pavement resulting in a nice person like my friend walking in to them. I really think people should have little indicators flashing lights, to warn others about what they are intending. There is of course a possibility that I am just getting older and grumpier and getting more and more annoyed with other people who appear to not consider their fellow humans when going about their daily activity. I am certain that I look behind me, just in case there is someone behind me if I suddenly decide to stop in my tracks. Yes of course there have been occasions when I have had to walk around looking at my phone, not playing silly games but looking at a map. But I do keep an eye on who is coming in the opposite direction. Maybe this is how I could make money, teaching people how to walk without bumping in to each other.
In the back of the car, with friends.
Personally I prefer the idea that MOZ has a superpower, that she has the ability of invisibility. I might have to investigate this further, if MOZ has a power then we need to capitalise on it. Just think of all the places that I could send her unseen, the secrets that we could uncover. Yes a superpower is more interesting than people just being rude and uncaring for others.
Southwold. The Lucas and Clouting clans have arrived, be afraid be very afraid.
And now for something completely different(ish).
In there Suffolk pad.
For as long as I can remember I have been a warm person. I never normally feel cold, usually spending the year walking around in short sleeves. When the weather starts to chill I’ll carry a jumper or a light coat, even if I hardly wear them due to boiling when I put them on. I recently needed to buy some cheap clothes with sleeves, I remember saying to MOZ that I won’t be able to wear them often. But something has changed, I am feeling the cold. This is the first winter in 3 years that I have spent in the UK, maybe the Mozambique temperature has thinned my blood. Maybe I am evolving, could this be my superpower….. Maybe not I’ll keep looking.
In other news…..
Maybe too many drinks with SAZ and Cath.
It was mums birthday this week. Due to enjoying the night before with cuz Catherine and SAZ a little too much I spent mums big day in bed being sick. I also only just missed throwing up all over my little cuz Thomas by inches.
I spent a day at Pinewood film studios, being a model for make-up students. Unfortunately due to yet another train strike I was too late to have prosthetics applied so I ended up looking like I’d been pulled through a drag queen backwards.
All for one, and one for all.
Next week’s blog will be a HOLIDAY SPECIAL from SOUTHWOLD.
The Mid Life Crisis Conts……
This week I have mainly been watching: “Click: Cybathlon”. “Damned”, (Season 1, ep 4). “Greatest Tomb On Earth: Ancient Secrets Of China”. “Josh”, (Season 2, ep 5). “Have I Got News For You”, (Season 52 ep 3). “Horizon: Is Seeing Believing”, (2010/11, ep 4). “Horizon: The Lost Tribes of Humanity”, (2016/17, ep 16). “Red Dwarf”, (Season XI, ep 6). “The Apprentice”, (Season 12, ep 2). “The Apprentice, Honest Subtitles”. “The Apprentice, Your Fired”, (Season 11, ep 2). “The Brain: A Secret History, 1 Mind Control”. “The Crystal Maze: SU2C Celebrity Special”. “The Graham Norton Show”, (Season 20, ep 4). “The Great British Bake Off”, (Season 7, ep 9). “The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice”, (Season 3, ep 9). “The Last Leg: SU2C special”, (Season 9, ep 3). “Travelman In 48hrs In… (Season 3, ep 4). “Zapped”, (Season 1, ep 1 & 2).
This week I have mainly been listening to: “Iain Lee: TalkRADIO (Bonus)”, (17/10/16). “Iain Lee: TalkRADIO (Highlights)”, (13/10, 14/10, 17/10, 18/10, 19/10/16). “Iain Lee: TalkRADIO (Live)”, (14/10, 15/10/16). “LBC Podcast: Mystery Hour”, (19/10/16). ”LBC Podcast: Nick Abbot (Whole Show)”, (14/10, 15/10, 16/10, 17/10, 18/10, 19/10, 20/10, 21/10/16). “Toby Hadoke’s Who’s Round”,(ep 59, 04/14)(ep 60, ep 61, ep 62, 06/14)(ep 63,ep 64, 07/14)(ep 189, 09/16). “The Adam Buxton Podcast”, (ep 1, 15/09/15)(ep 31, 12/10/16). “Morrissey”, “The Cure”, “Alice Cooper”, “M.I.A”, “The Vaccines”, “The Libertines”.