Eleanor Blair (lnr) wrote,
Eleanor Blair
lnr

Avalon

In other news on Saturday 12 of us, kindly organised by Rachel, went to Girton Spring Ball. We were greeted at the gate by a bloke in armour on a horse - presumably there to stop people rioting when they saw the length of the queue. Sub-zero temperatures, ball-dresses and 45 minute waits do not go particularly well together. Still, we warmed up once we arrived. Highlights in rough order:

  • Hog roast inna bun
  • Pizza, curly fries and guacamole, waffles with icecream, maple syrup and nuts
  • Sorting fruit into size order
  • Sorting fruit into alphabetical order
  • Pretending Ellie is a fruit
  • Ice-skating - this was useless, the skates went better sideways than forwards. Don't know if it was the skates themselves or the surface.
  • Candyfloss
  • A doughnut with toffeeish filling
  • DJ Osymyso (sp?) mashups
  • Some impressive dancing by a couple of people to the above
  • Some less impressive dancing by me ditto
  • Chilling out in the Fellow's drawing room watching the world go by and listening to the piano
  • Watching The Rifles from right at the front, and being accused of knowing a song by their singer, because I'd picked up the chorus and was singing along
  • Catching up with the others and just hanging out for a bit
  • The end of The Upper Room's rather short set
  • Finding cushions to lounge on to watch The Betamax Band (string bass, accoustic guitar, and percussion on a tea-chest - while sitting on said chest!)
  • Bacon and egg butties
  • Walking home with Andrew in the pre-dawn, breaking the ice in the puddles, listening to the birdsong and putting the world to rights.
  • A comfy sofa to sleep on, having forgotten my door keys in the wrong coat
  • Company in the morning and fried-eggs on toast for breakfast
  • A lift home from Rach

I had a great time, even though I wasn't drinking.

Tags: ball, life
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