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4 things... [Feb. 24th, 2006|11:06 am]
the ocean loves the sea
four jobs I've had
Cakes seller (for the scouts)
Program seller, for a recital
Shop seller (horrible. I lasted 4 days)
Desk helper (I put hundreds of mailings in their envelope and put the stamps)
And finally, consultant.

four movies I can watch over and over
forrest gump
the breakfast club
garden state
big fish

four places I have lived
paris 12th, france
boulogne, france
le kremlin-bicêtre, france
paris 13th, france

four tv shows I love to watch
gilmore girls
friends
sex and the city
the L word

four places I have been on holiday
greece
mauritius
slovakia
bretagne, in france

four of my favorite dishes
thai fruit curry
chili con carne
surimi avocado grapefruit salads
pavé au roquefort

four websites I visit daily
imdb
google news
gmail
bloglines

four places I'd rather be right now
at home
on a mauritius beach
in peru
in a hammock
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69 questions [Jan. 13th, 2006|04:38 pm]
the ocean loves the sea
Welcome to the new 2006 edition of getting to know your friends. What you are supposed to do is copy (not forward) this entire e-mail and paste it onto a new e-mail that you'll send. Change all the answers so they apply to you, and then send this to a whole bunch of people including the person who sent it to you. The theory is that you will learn a lot of little things about your friends.

1. What time did you get up this morning?
about 7:50, because of the renovation works in my street (mainly because of the power pick).

2. Diamonds or pearls?
Pearls I guess. Actually I like both but I don't own any.

3. What was the last film you saw at the cinema?
Where the truth lies. Pretty good.

4. What is your favorite TV show?
Gilmore Girls, That 70's show, Weeds

5. What did you have for breakfast?
Nothing - just a coffee when arriving at work.

6. What is your middle name?
I don't have any.

7. What is your favorite food?
French food, because it has a great variety.

8. What foods do you dislike?
Saucisson, mashed potatoes, butter.

9. Your favorite Potato chip?
That is such an american question! I wouldn't know...

10. What is your favorite CD at the moment?
Twin Cinema by the New Pornographers.

11. What kind of car do you drive?
My boyfriend has a Citroën C3.

14 Favorite drink?
Wine. French. And tomato juice.

15. If you could go anywhere in the world on vacation, where would it be?
Cuba, Chili, New Zealand.

16.What color is your bathroom?
Green and yellow-brownish. Ugly

17. Favorite brand of clothing?
the unaffordables: Marc by Marc Jacobs, Miu Miu, Chloé
else: Comptoir des Cottoniers, Anthropologie (but have never shopped there), FCUK, Caroll, Petit Bateau.

18.Where would you retire?
On a house on the ocean (not on the beach, just near the rocks near the sea).

19 Favorite time of day?
When I arrive home after work.

21. Favorite sport to watch?
Tennis.

22. Who do you least expect to send this back?
I won't send it anyway so...

23. Person you expect to send it back first?
See 22.

24. What laundry detergent do you use?
Omo

25. Coke or Pepsi?
Coke.

26. Are you a morning person or night owl?
Night.

27. What size shoe do you wear?
7.5

28. Do you have pets?
Nope

29. Any new and exciting news you'd like to share with your friends?
Party tonight :)

30. What (who) did you want to be when you were little?
I wanted to own a house with a pool and horses.

31. Favorite Candy Bar?
Balisto

33. What are the different jobs you have had in your life?
Saleswoman, web designer, programmer, accountant.

34. Favorite season?
Summer

35. Nicknames you've had?
Yoda, mercredi

36. Piercings:
None.

37. Eye color:
Brown

38. Ever been to Africa?
Twice in Tunisia

39. Ever been toilet papering?
No

40. Love someone so much it made you cry?
Yes

41. Been in a car accident?
Yes

42. What's a question no one has ever asked you? (I added this since #42 was missing)
Why do you like answering to those questions?

43. Favorite day of the week?
Saturday

44. Favorite restaurant?
I have some great ones in Paris, in my area. Nice cheap cosies ones.

45. Favorite flower?
Bougainvilliers, poppies and sunflowers.

46. Favorite ice cream?
Coffee

47. Disney or Warner Brothers?
Warner Brothers

48. Favorite fast food restaurant?
One in La Défense that makes salads with anything you want in it.

49. What color is your bedroom carpet?
Green

50. How many times did you fail your driver's test?
Zero

51. Before this one, from whom did you get your last e-mail?
Again, not a mail

52. Which store would you choose to Max out your Credit Card?
Galleries Lafayette

53. What do you do most often when you are bored?
Read, watch tv

54. Bedtime:
Around midnight

56. Last person you went to dinner with?
My sister

57. Ford or Chevy?
Ford. Again, such an american question

58. What are you listening to right now?
Nothing but I listened to Electrelane this morning.

59. What is your favorite color?
Green

60. Lake, Ocean or River?
Ocean

61. How many tattoos do you have?
None

62. Which came first, the chicken or the egg?
Chicken of course

63. How many people are you sending this email to?
None

64. Favorite Cocktail?
Mojito

65. Red or White wine?
Red

66. Where would you go for a girls or boys weekend get-a-way?
One week end shopping/partying in London or Berlin.

67. What do you want to be?
A mother, a wife. But for the moment I'm me and that's enough.

68. Republican or Democrat?
Democrat

69. Favorite Family Vacation?
Bretagne.
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'cause we are living in a material world [May. 17th, 2005|03:42 pm]
the ocean loves the sea
[she reads |bonfire of vanities, t wolfe]
[the sound |david bowie, life on mars]

things i want (and i probably won't have them all) :

<td align="center"></td> <td valign="top">free people v henley - 78$
with the cami under</td> </tr>
dior detective bag - 1 650$
unaffordable (more than 2 months of my internship salary)
pio's shell and peppercorn necklace - 80$
very very pretty. there are great earrings too.
basically everything from anthropologie
and free people. and urban outfitters. but they don't deliver in france:(
lulu guinness' flamingo basket - 185$
just too cute.
armani exchange chiffon wrap short sleeve top - 78$
the chiffon thing looks nice.
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accross the universe [May. 2nd, 2005|11:42 am]
the ocean loves the sea
[she reads |bonfire of vanities, t. wolfe]
[the sound |queen bitch, david bowie]

You scored as agnosticism. You are an agnostic. Though it is generally taken that agnostics neither believe nor disbelieve in God, it is possible to be a theist or atheist in addition to an agnostic. Agnostics don't believe it is possible to prove the existence of God (nor lack thereof). Agnosticism is a philosophy that God's existence cannot be proven. Some say it is possible to be agnostic and follow a religion; however, one cannot be a devout believer if he or she does not truly believe.

</td>

agnosticism

88%

Satanism

71%

Paganism

71%

atheism

58%

Islam

54%

Judaism

42%

Christianity

38%

Hinduism

33%

Buddhism

33%

Which religion is the right one for you? (new version)
created with QuizFarm.com
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do you see everything as an illusion? [Apr. 13th, 2005|01:08 pm]
the ocean loves the sea
[she reads |bonfire of vanities, t. wolfe]
[the sound |21 things, alanis morissette]

what about writing a little note here? and what if i have no idea what to write about?
let's say that i'm a little sick at the moment. that i'm in a knitting period. that i'm desperately in need for a new appartment. that the weather is a little grey and the trees a big green, that i like this period.

let's rather entertain you with this pretty picture of emily browning.

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if mojo says... [Apr. 8th, 2005|11:57 am]
the ocean loves the sea
[she reads |los servantes, gustavo bossert]
[the sound |RJD2, the Horror]

Lane
You match Lane. While you have a healthy
appreciation for almost everything, you are the
Goddess of obscure music. Most people have
never even heard of your favorite bands, but
you don't mind educating them. You're pretty
much obsessed with all things music. Your dream
is to play drums for one of your favorite
bands.


Gilmore Girls: Whose musical taste do you have?
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I'll fight it, but I'll let it live... now what about my dynamite? [Apr. 4th, 2005|12:04 pm]
the ocean loves the sea
[she reads |los servantes, gustavo bossert]
[the sound |the libertines]

i saw the life aquatic with steve zissou, which is possibly the funniest movie i've seen in a theater in the past years. and really touching also.
and the music...
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so high so low [Mar. 23rd, 2005|10:09 am]
the ocean loves the sea
[she reads |white oleander, janet fitch]
[the sound |f apple, extra.. machine]

the weather is beautiful, i've bought a many many books, i have my camera and i'm leaving friday for a week end in Bratislava (plus visits to Vienna and Budapest).
hihi :)

(later)
Very Literate
You scored 93% Beginner, 73% Intermediate, 81% Advanced, and 77% Expert!
You have a very good understanding of beginner, advanced, and expert level commonly confused English words, getting at least 75% of each of these three level's questions correct. You didn't get as many of the intermediate level questions correct, but don't fret. This is a good score. Remember, these are commonly confused English words, which means most people don't use them properly anyway. You got a very respectable score.
My test tracked 4 variables How you compared to other people your age and gender:
You scored higher than 33% on Beginner
You scored higher than 7% on Intermediate
You scored higher than 11% on Advanced
You scored higher than 75% on Expert
Link: The Commonly Confused Words Test written by shortredhead78 on Ok Cupid


this was for my english self-confidence :)
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