I?ll do Graffiti if you sing to me in French,

As has been the tradition of 2004 and 2005, since I?ve been back living in Kent, I?ve travelled on the cross-channel ferry over to Calais for my birthday.

Nine of us went over in total and had a good time, although you can tell that we?re all getting a little older, and not drinking as much or being as impulsive, but I guess part of that is that we?ve been to Calais quite a few times, although this time we did venture futher past the town square and further into town.

2-12-2006 Adem's Birthday (17)
It was still nice to get away and nice to be away with good friends.

As opposed to previous years, the ice-skating rink wasn?t up yet this year, and I had to settle for going on a big-wheel which wasn?t as fun, but I did have my first French kebab!

We got back to Ramsgate around 10:30 and I had a curry, and then I was back home at 11:45pm. I could?ve stayed out a bit longer, but just didn?t feel like it.

I was going to have football today, but I got a great Birthday present when my manager rang me at 8:30 am to tell me that the game had been cancelled after excessive rain. woo hoo! And so I got to lie in until 10am, which is a good sleep for me.

I didn?t get very exciting presents, but that?s because there?s nothing I really need, although I did get 3 books, some chocolate, the new Damien Rice album, a documents folder to keep me tidy, and some money).

I have spent my actual Birthday today just lounging around, enjoying a day off, although I did get around to kicking off the fermentation of my home brew beer, and at 8pm I?m off to the pub for a few beers although I don?t think many will be out as they are recovering from yesterday.

Thanks for your birthday wishes too.

P.S. I?ve uploaded photos from yesterday.

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3 Responses to I?ll do Graffiti if you sing to me in French,

  1. Aravis says:

    What a great birthday tradition!

    It?s odd sometimes, as an American, when I read you or Lord Bargain or the other European bloggers writing of going to Calais for the day. Or flying over the Spain for the weekend, or wherever. ?Oh, I think I?ll just pop over to France for the day?? Because of course you can. I?m a little jealous.*G*

    But it?s pretty cool, and as I said, an excellent way to spend one?s birthday! :0)

  2. I?m way too late. Sorry. Happy belated birthday!

  3. Lord Bargain says:

    i?ve only gone and missed it as well. Happy birthday, young man.


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