free wrapping paper

19 Nov

london 12.45pm 11.3C sunny sunday 2017 paddington library

well, here i am in the library, have read the papers, only two, the mail on sunday and the sunday times. 

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earlier, i went to the paperchase branch in piccadilly to get this free wrapping paper via the voucher  from yesterday’s saturday daily mail. some might even use it as wallpaper to decorate their room and give it a festive look.

quite a lot of things going on in regent st, and whitehall. whole roads closed to traffic. there is a toy parade sponsored by hamleys this morning, so that might explain the road closure. kids might like it. it would certainly make them pester their parents for those toys as presents. 

i was at the virgin lounge earlier, to see the film grumpy old men, jack lemmon and walter matthau starring, but i did not see it to the end. those two have made it a fine art depicting grumpy old men. haha. but it is a bit depressing to watch. even though it is supposed to be a comedy. perhaps it is just me. getting old makes me see myself in them, makes me wonder whether getting old is inevitable we all get to be like that… grumpy…i hope i do not become like that, i dont think i am; but then, i am the last person to see myself. it is for others to tell me if i am grumpy. haha. i can tell you gone are the days of my youth when i can be spontaneously happy for no reason at all. haha. i am glad i experienced that when i was a kid. i was a happy kid. i did not have any of those growing up angst. and i still dont. so that is something to be happy about.

there will be another film, ‘free birds’ they will show at 1pm, for kids . not sure if i want to go there to see it. there will be lots of kids about and it wont be pleasant really.


4 Responses to “free wrapping paper”

  1. juliehcares Sunday November 19, 2017 at 3:03 pm #

    I loved Grumpy Old Men, it cracked me up! We are not all like that, my father was never grumpy, even when he was in a great deal of pain. I have a few grumpy clients but again, only a few. You’ll be fine 😀

    • alifesgayventure Sunday November 19, 2017 at 4:46 pm #

      haha, i have read what u wrote about your clients, and it seems to me they are all grumpy. but maybe they only sound grumpy but in reality maybe deep down they are not. i know old people have faces that look grumpy what with all the downward lines dragging their mouths down but for all i know they may be grinning inside them and are happy as larks. haha.

      • juliehcares Sunday November 19, 2017 at 4:56 pm #

        You never know! Mr. 95 year old is the happiest man I know!


  1. a strange apology | alifesgayventure - Monday November 20, 2017

    […] online guardian and saw this article, that paperchase has apologised for the free wrapping paper offer and joining forces with the daily mail to offer it. what an extraordinary thing to apologise for. […]

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