November 28, 2001

Life is full of choices.

Life is full of choices. Like today, I had the choice between attending Yuri Belokon's lecture (he was talking about a subject on which my dissertation is based) or go to Pizza Express and chill out with my friends. And even though I chose the latter it doesn't mean I didn't learn anything, oh no.

I learnt that:

I don't like canneloni. Considering it contains cheese and white sauce I should have figured that out anyway. Those happen to be my most disliked foodstuffs.
One man is indeed capable of eating the leftovers of seven, yes seven, people.
Coffee Republic do THE best hot chocolate.
You shouldn't stand near an unattended suspicious package, realise it's there, look unintentionally guilty and then flee the scene hastily.

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November 27, 2001

Today I sampled the delights

Today I sampled the delights of East London. It took all of five minutes. It's actually quite a hole No offence to any East Londoners.

I also listened to a friend talk about her wedding and her fiance for most of the day. Sweet couple.

Boycott Kinko's. They have nooooo idea what they're talking about or just don't want to help. Hurrah for Copycats.

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November 26, 2001

Yes, yes, yeeeees! I'm temporarily

Yes, yes, yeeeees! I'm temporarily back from the land of the stressed after having finished the poster I needed to do for university. Don't get me wrong, I love designing things, but when chemistry is involved it kind of takes the fun out of it a little. My poster looks very similar to a certain website we all know

Random photo: Sunset from my bedroom window.

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November 23, 2001

Some questions: Yellow cars. What's

Some questions:

Yellow cars. What's up with that?

Why is suicide illegal?

I'm hungry, cold and stressed out. Is that a good combination?

Why isn't anyone answering my text messages?

Why is everyone either getting married or having babies?

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November 22, 2001

The pictures I took in

The pictures I took in Pakistan are back up if you missed them first time round.

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The one time I need

The one time I need my PC for academic purposes and it packs up. Won't even start up. Anyone willing to have a lodger who can use your computer for the next five days?

My knee is nearing the giving up stage due to my taxi services and some 'click out of place - ouch - click back into place' I encountered a while ago.

The house looks like a building site. When will it all be done?

Muslim Leaders Salute Will Smith

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November 20, 2001

Web site + Amazon Wishlist

Web site + Amazon Wishlist = Take part in Secret Santa.

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November 19, 2001

Random Useless Photo Day Yes,

Random Useless Photo Day

Yes, they're useless but everyone likes pictures!
Remember a while ago I was going on about how decorating my room was a pain in the bum? Well here are the before and after pictures for you to digest.

Before [1] [2]
After [1] [2] [3]

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November 18, 2001

"I would rather be a

"I would rather be a ghost, drifting by your side... as a condemned soul... than enter heaven without you."

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November 17, 2001

Read.

Read.

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November 16, 2001

Emily Strange, a much better

Emily Strange, a much better role model for your kids than say...Barbie. In my opinion anyway.

Now if only that site had a wishlist facility.

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Macaroni and chicken samosas?? My

Macaroni and chicken samosas?? My mum is being way too adventurous with food for my liking...

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Ramadhan Mubarak Related links: Quick

Ramadhan Mubarak

Related links:
Quick facts about Ramadan
Ramadhan Information Center
Muslim Prayer Times
Ramadhan Articles
Sunrise and Sunset Times
Virtual Greeting Cards
International Journal of Ramadan Fasting Research
RAMADAN: Rules & Regulations

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November 15, 2001

It happens sometimes. I run

It happens sometimes. I run out of things to write. I have nothing to say. No news to share. No pictures to show. That's where the Topic Blog comes in from now on. So here goes:

How are you different from the person you portray in your blogs to the person you are in real life? Which one is the real you?
I wouldn't say I was that different from how I come across. I want this site to reflect the real me. People I know often say they can imagine me saying the stuff that I write. Someone even said "You sound just like your blog!" Sometimes though I want to say things I wouldn't necessarily say in real life and though I could be braver because of the anonymity factor here I don't say them for whatever reason. That may well change very soon. I hope it does.

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November 14, 2001

Stan describes the current situation

Stan describes the current situation in Afghanistan with the aid of rap?

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November 12, 2001

My friend texted me today

My friend texted me today while I was at university to tell me of another plane crash in New York. I thought what I think most people did and my heart sank.

MeFi discussion here.

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November 11, 2001

Let's elope from this world.

Let's elope from this world.

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November 10, 2001

Why do I always need

Why do I always need to drink water after eating chocolate?

This happened again last night but now I've had two extra sets made so that it won't happen again.

After watching that blasted "There are two reasons I am looking at you this way..." advert a pachillion times I'm finally going to watch Unbreakable. It better be worth it.

I am giving serious thought to eating your ice cream.

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Should I have a discussion

Should I have a discussion board here at SaimaSays.com aswell as/as opposed to the comments feature? Would you actively take part if there was one? Should we use it to discuss general topics and use the comments feature for the individual posts I make? What different forums/topics/subjects should be included in the discussion board? Would you be interested in being a moderator?

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Sometimes I wish I'd done

Sometimes I wish I'd done a degree in bookbinding instead of this horrible, stinky mess that is chemistry. But then I realise why I did it, so that I could go into forensics and that makes me feel aaaaaaall better. It really is a fascinating field of work with many different fields of expertise. Unfortunately there's not many jobs over here in Britain. It seems the best place for a forensics career is in America with places like the FBI, NYSP and Bureau of Forensic Services, California Dept of Justice. So maybe I'll be needing to hop over the pond sometime in the future. Until then, I'll just make believe.

Oh, I still Josh.

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November 8, 2001

It's kinda cold.....

It's kinda cold.....

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November 7, 2001

I saw an interesting programme

I saw an interesting programme late last whilst trying to finish some university work. It was about clever clothing and how they hope to intergrate all this cool and funky stuff into our apparel. Like mp3 players and mobile phones. The size of the things was tiny and it was implemented by making the clothes out of a special fibre that conducted the necessary signals. Very cool stuff, Open University programmes are rather informative and I could definitely do with alternating heels on my shoes.

Some more links on "clever clothing":
Elec Tex
Robotic clothes
Smart Clothes
MIT Wearable Computing

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I always get a look

I always get a look of disgust when I admit that I love Mathematics. Especially algebra and calculus. Umm why?

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November 6, 2001

Why a chemistry degree is

Why a chemistry degree is bad for your health.

Me: My hand is itching and it feels like its burning.
Supervisor 1: What did you drop on it?
Me: I think nitric acid, but I'm not sure. Some acid.
Supervisor 1: Run it under the tap...for a long time.
Me: I have but it still kinda hurts.
Supervisor 2: What's up?
Supervisor 1: Saima dropped some acid on her....
Supervisor 2: Oooooh. That's such a beautiful ring you have on. So pretty! I like the stones in it.
Me: Oh you do, do you? Well I'll leave it in my will for you....when I die of ACID BURNS!!!!!
Supervisor 1: .......Do you have a watch I can have?

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November 5, 2001

OK get your microphones out.

OK get your microphones out. How do you say the letter H? Soundfiles would be nice. I have a point to prove.

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I used to think I

I used to think I had a fun loving image...until now. Apparently I'm scary, strict and intimidating. I put people in their place quickly and won't stand for any rudeness towards anyone. I can make someone feel very ickle with one sentence. And these are my friends telling me this! I'm lovely really! No, I really am, believe me! You'd better believe me or your life won't be worth li........oh.

Anyway I have a question. When are we bombing Northern Ireland?

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November 4, 2001

I know it's a little

I know it's a little early for New Year's resolutions but I've decided mine already. Not to judge people. Unless you've been in their exact same situation you don't know how you'd react, so don't judge them. Yeah.

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November 3, 2001

Wrap myself up in, This

Wrap myself up in,
This fake fur blanket that,
You gave me,
Only because it smells of you.

Goodnight.

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November 1, 2001

When radio pranks go wrong.

When radio pranks go wrong.

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I want a Macaquarium! It's

I want a Macaquarium! It's my birthday soon ya know!

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SaimaSays.com is a year old

SaimaSays.com is a year old today. Yay. Let's celebrate!

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Wow, things look so much

Wow, things look so much better in more than 16 colours. I'd almost forgotten that the web can be so pretty. I guess I'll be using the university computers more often...or get mine fixed, whatever.

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