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i was still in bed when two children rang my doorbell this morning. when i opened the door, they looked at eachother and without saying anything they both sat down on the windowsill of my upstairs bedroom. i'm not sure, but somehow i think they were brother and sister.

looking out of the window, i saw a lion walking by, with a part of another animal in his mouth. the children didn't seem to be interested in the animal at all, so i shut the blinds.

i noticed that the girl had skinned her knee. i cleaned it and put a band-aid on it. then the boy started talking. at first i couldn't understand what he was saying. he seemed to be repeating the same thing over and over. after a while i understood what it was:

the okapi isn't a domestic animal.

this all happened just before i woke up this morning. i don't think these events really took place, so it must have been a dream. but who knows?

diarmuid gavin has received a silver medal for his bright coloured lollipop garden at the chelsea flower show. have a look here. you either love it or hate it. the same goes for the guy himself. he's a quite well-known designer who has his own programmes on the bbc. his ideas are often great, but it's this smug tv celebrity attitude he displays at times, that i don't much care for.


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May. 26th, 2004 06:04 pm (UTC)
ahh. i hate it when i have a dream that doesnt feel like a dream. it seems as if it actually happens. sometimes it is weird things that i know could never happen IRL but there are times I have to actually ask someone if the event really happend or not!
May. 26th, 2004 11:40 pm (UTC)
i know exactly what you mean.
but then looking out of my window i've never seen a lion. but who says that didn't happen? he could have escaped from a circus or something.. :p
May. 27th, 2004 09:26 am (UTC)
exactly. it feels so real that you catch yourself finding ways to justify them. lol yea i've done that before too.
May. 26th, 2004 08:55 pm (UTC)
maybe there's a simple explanation for this dream. have you been watching the discovery channel or animal planet? and after that ER?
maybe it did happen. you don't live near a zoo do you? ;)
May. 26th, 2004 10:49 pm (UTC)
can I add you I think your journal is one of the most interesting ones I have seen yet...
May. 26th, 2004 11:21 pm (UTC)
thank you. i guess.. are you sure you aren't new to livejournal? :p
oh and sure you can. i'll add you back later..
May. 26th, 2004 11:23 pm (UTC)
Lol no I have been on here for at least 2 and a half years different things interesting to different people. I like lots of pictures and storys and your journal is filled with those.
May. 27th, 2004 01:49 am (UTC)
Diarmuid was acting like a spoiled TV celebrity this week when someone laughed at his garden, but I still love him. With that accent he can do no wrong in my books ...
May. 28th, 2004 07:06 pm (UTC)
That Diarmuid Gavin bloke might be brilliant, but I still think he's a tosser haha
May. 31st, 2004 05:32 am (UTC)
wow, interesting dream. what do you think it may mean?
May. 31st, 2004 06:10 pm (UTC)
i was once told that the most complicated, strangest stories you dream about, often have the simplest of explanations. maybe it's what someone else said here. i had been watching the discovery channel earlier that week, so i could have seen a lion on there. though that doesn't explain the okapi. the girl with the skinned knee could be a childhood memory or perhaps i was thinking about a cousin of mine who has her birthday in a couple of weeks. who knows?
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