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erm... what can I say?
I'm busy but less tired... I've arranged for a mini-break in Zurich (ie between work meetings, no point in returning home friday night to leave again monday...) so it'll be nice... - actually that's the weekend of your wedding :)
And Ben needs to start uni soon to cheer up this during the day as well lol</HTML>
<HTML>actually, in the States, colleges and universities begin classes by the end of August. Makes for a short summer for high school grads! Typically, high school runs from September thru mid-June but university goes from mid-to-late August thru early May. Just an FYI from America!</HTML>
<HTML>Hey - I only get to start late 'cause I'm doing a PhD! Besides, I'll get next to nought holiday compared to undergrads, so don't feel too hard done by! And yes, I do keep on checking what's been put up here. I post mostly on OME though (AAC get back there and post!), because I get replies more quickly there. Will be posting here more regularly ASAP.
Half marathon - OUCH! Did you see Chris Moyles' nipples?
Keep us posted on the hymns though, and hope the wedding all goes well.
*hug* for Bea. Try not to think about it, I still pause for thought every time Liverpool gets mentioned too, so I understand.</HTML>
I think the French (Revisionists of course) have a type of glass called Duralex. Much like safety glass found in windshields (windscreens for you Brits) that is very tough but when it does break, it breaks into a bazillion little cubes. Not spherical, but a lot easier to clean up and not so hazardous to the inebriated glass dropper.
It's relatively easy to find here in the States. It's a wee bit more expensive than regular glass. The funny thing though, is that it can be dropped and slammed tons of times and nothing happens, then one day, you'll just lightly touch it with, say, the tine of a fork, and it explodes into these cute little almost decorative cubes! Kinda cool.