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Author Topic: Elegance of disclosure, Vermeer eyes and fireworks  (Read 1806 times)

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Offline newt

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Elegance of disclosure, Vermeer eyes and fireworks
« on: November 06, 2006, 04:20:55 PM »
Last night was Nov 5th, Bonfire Night.  Only UK people will get the importance and anarchy that goes with this night, the essential part is FIREWORKS. Everywhere.

So, there I was, at the fireworks party, kiddies, buffet, people etc. Found myself in the kitchen with some blokes and time for another glass of wine. 

Me: " This glass of wine is gonna make my eyes go yellow tomorrow"
Mr A: "I was thinking of changing my pills for those, but decided not too"

Etc. Me in the kitchen, 7 blokes, some Rioja, we continue this conversation.   

At the end, longtime known Mr B says "Are you alright?" I say: "Yes", he says: "Me too".  This is deffo solidarity, cos we don;t really get on, even though we've known each other years. As have I all the other people in this kitchen conversation.  :) We know, we all know, we understand, but we don't have to say *.

Then, outside, fireworks.

I have noticed: if I get completely smashed, as I did, my eyes is clear white in the morning, rest of the time, thank you Reyataz, they have a slight Vermeer glaze.

- matt

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* didn't have to say direct we were all HIVers
« Last Edit: November 06, 2006, 05:37:50 PM by newt »
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Offline MSPspud

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Re: Elegance of disclosure, Vermeer eyes and fireworks
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2006, 04:53:00 PM »
Ah, November 5th.  I didn't know about this until I saw V for Vendetta and Stuart told me about the significance. 

I'm sure you look as good in yellow as in white  :)  Thanks for sharing your night.


Offline Queen Tokelove

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Re: Elegance of disclosure, Vermeer eyes and fireworks
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2006, 05:03:52 PM »
Ah, November 5th.  I didn't know about this until I saw V for Vendetta and Stuart told me about the significance. 



I loved that movie but did not understand the significance of the date. Makes sense now, thanks.
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Re: Elegance of disclosure, Vermeer eyes and fireworks
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2006, 05:24:26 PM »
Hallo Matt,

I read your post. And i felt stupid, cause i didnt really get what has happened... r the others also HIVers?
or there is another message that couldnt penetrate to my mind...

Wanted to ask, dunno really why...

Offline newt

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Re: Elegance of disclosure, Vermeer eyes and fireworks
« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2006, 05:34:06 PM »
r the others HIVers? Yes, we jut didn't have to say direct like.  :)

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Offline alisenjafi

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Re: Elegance of disclosure, Vermeer eyes and fireworks
« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2006, 09:05:35 PM »
For the whole 6 1/2 years of living in the UK I never experienced bonfire night. Just the annoying "penny for the Guy" usually around Halloween.  Awhile back someone had a youtube link with that song, and I thought I had the cd, sure enough in a special paper promo package of Urban Hymns" Though a little weathered because it was in a cd rack (one of many) near a window,
Something always so eccentric about British Catholics- which is why i love Hitchcock!
« Last Edit: November 06, 2006, 09:07:12 PM by alisenjafi »
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Offline northernguy

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Re: Elegance of disclosure, Vermeer eyes and fireworks
« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2006, 09:18:02 PM »
Ah, November 5th.  I didn't know about this until I saw V for Vendetta and Stuart told me about the significance. 

I'm sure you look as good in yellow as in white  :)  Thanks for sharing your night.



A great movie.  I remember my late dad telling us about Guy Fawkes.  For some reason as I get older I have this incredible pining for the UK, though I've lived here all my life.  Strange.
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Offline Eldon

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Re: Elegance of disclosure, Vermeer eyes and fireworks
« Reply #7 on: November 06, 2006, 10:11:58 PM »
Hey Newt,

It is good to hear that you had a  great time. I love the fireworks.



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Offline o

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Re: Elegance of disclosure, Vermeer eyes and fireworks
« Reply #8 on: November 07, 2006, 01:39:31 PM »
the other HIVers...
i sometimes think i am the only one in a bar or a disco, full of gay people. than i think at least 1/8 th should be also like me.
i have no idea where i got that percentage, but than i feel relieved and dance like a bee...

greetzzzzzz

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Re: Elegance of disclosure, Vermeer eyes and fireworks
« Reply #9 on: November 07, 2006, 03:18:11 PM »
London - 1 in 8 gay men HIV-positive, Brighton 1 in 7 (conservative estimate) confirmed by in-venue anonymous testing

They really should tell people (well, gay men) this before they leave London clinics after getting a +ve test result.

- matt
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