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28 July 2006 @ 09:31 am
 
Still not sleeping well, which sucks - I'm guessing it's because our house stays too hot overnight and as we live on a main road it's too noisy to leave the bedroom windows open while we're trying to sleep. Still, I prefer the heat in the daytimes, so I shan't complain too much ;)

I was remembering yesterday that last year I'd noticed very few women wearing shorts - there're more this year though. Partly because 'shorts' are in (in quotes because I don't really count kneelength as shorts, personally), but I think it's also partly coz it's warmer :) I was noticing this mostly because I did a bit of clothes shopping earlier in the week, and I'd quite like to have got some new shorts (both pairs I wear are several years old), but everything I could find was too long. Or white & not denim (which restricts one's underwear choices unnecessarily, I think).

I did have success with the rest of the shopping - a dress to wear to Daz & Emily's wedding. I tried on umpteen, but most were either cut really weird or colours that made me look washed out, even with the tan I currently have. I do quite like the bright colours that are around, but you do have to be several shades darker than this white girl can manage to properly carry them off ;) I tried the dress I bought on again when I got it home, and I've a few more doubts than in the shop, but it'll do. There's mostly something about the neckline I'm not sure of, but I don't think I've bought a dress in years that I liked the neckline of.
 
 
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susancsusanc on July 28th, 2006 03:52 pm (UTC)
I find that showering before bed cools me off enough to permit sleep during really hot days. Glad you found a posh frock you liked. I begin to regret not going to Daz' wedding now.
Martin Atkins: normalmart on July 28th, 2006 05:30 pm (UTC)

I always find that when I shower before bed my hair is always a little damp and I end up with a wet/irritated face from my damp pillow... and my hair isn't even that long! How do you get around this problem?

susancsusanc on July 28th, 2006 05:49 pm (UTC)
My hair is shoulder length at the moment so I wear a shower cap.
Robdreema on July 28th, 2006 04:45 pm (UTC)
my ex-boss got himself a chillow, said it's helped him no end.

I'm still wondering whether to wear suit or 'skirt' for the wedding
pycpyc on July 28th, 2006 05:37 pm (UTC)

Wear the dress and do the can-can! :)

Robdreema on July 28th, 2006 06:38 pm (UTC)
not a dress, a skirt (and I don't think I'll be the only one there in one either)
pycpyc on July 28th, 2006 07:25 pm (UTC)

I know that, but can-can dancers are usually in dresses. If I say 'skirt', does it mean you'll still do the can-can? :P

nirikinanirikina on July 28th, 2006 06:02 pm (UTC)
I can't bring myself to abandon the cut-off denims. When the ones I had for 10+ years were irreparably worn out (thought still fit nice) I visited charity shops for cheap jeans and cut them up for shorts.

I'll probably be in a suit for the wedding. Unless I can be tempted to go dress shopping between now and then.
hatter on July 28th, 2006 08:10 pm (UTC)
Go on, go dress shopping - I'll make it worth your while.


the hatter
Margaretpling on July 28th, 2006 10:28 pm (UTC)
Hmm, I'd not thought of that. I may buy a second pair of the jeans I've currently got & cut them down (so long as I pay no more than I would for shorts, then I've got my money's worth ;) ).