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August 8, 2013 / ljbradburn-Smith

Listless

This is what happens when I make a list:

1. I think “I know, I’ll make a list so I don’t forget anything when I go on holiday/to the supermarket/to work!”

2. I put the list somewhere safe, like on top of the fridge, tucked down the side of my mattress or in an old pencil case that I never look in.

A few days later I then repeat the process for the same event. It’s not always because I can’t find the original list, it just seems to be much more interesting to write the lists than to actually follow them. I am more of a spontaneous packer/shopper anyway and I always change my mind.

I don’t think I have ever in my life made a holiday packing list and then followed it but I have probably written well over 200. Weird that.

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  1. thebiggestsmile / Aug 8 2013 6:13 am

    Maybe you could make a list of all the lists you would like to make?

    • ljbradburn / Aug 8 2013 9:24 am

      hehe! I might just do that πŸ˜‰

  2. Gray Dawster / Aug 8 2013 7:25 am

    You certainly enjoy writing a list or ten that’s for sure, where as I cannot stand lists, occasionally I have written one out but like you, I seldom follow the ideas that I wrote and instead just remember everything that I need. It isn’t failsafe though as sometimes I forget the most obvious item, which just goes to show that lists can be rather useful after all πŸ™‚ I hope that you enjoyed your fancy dress party, I know how enjoyable an evening of that nature that unfolds, of course a posting with pictures would be interesting, if only to see the varied thoughts on costumes πŸ™‚

    Have a wonderful start to your Thursday Lydia πŸ™‚

    Andro

    • Gray Dawster / Aug 8 2013 7:26 am

      Next time I write a comment I will make
      sure that I check it before posting πŸ™‚ Grrrr

      Andro

    • ljbradburn / Aug 8 2013 8:47 am

      Thank you very much, Happy Thursday to you too πŸ™‚ The party was great, there was a photobooth there, so there will definately be pictures but I haven’t seen them yet, will keep you posted! Parties where you dress up always seem to have a more exciting atmosphere don’t they? πŸ™‚ x

      • Gray Dawster / Aug 8 2013 9:23 am

        They sure do my friend, I guess when one is dressed up it takes away all the inhibitions and so helps one relax, well in theory anyway πŸ™‚ lol

        I am pleased that you had a great night πŸ™‚

        Andro xx

      • ljbradburn / Aug 8 2013 9:27 am

        It sure does, I think that vodka might have something to do with that as well though πŸ˜‰ Thank you, I hope you had a good weekend too! x

      • Gray Dawster / Aug 8 2013 9:28 am

        Yes Vodka is a sure way of letting one’s hair down, just be careful you don’t get sloshed though πŸ˜‰ lmao

        Andro xx

  3. Lesley Dawson / Aug 9 2013 11:15 pm

    I like writing lists too, but seldom follow them. Maybe we just like writing them for the sake of writing anything. πŸ™‚

    • ljbradburn / Aug 10 2013 5:06 am

      That’s probably why! Mystery solved πŸ˜‰ On my way to the airport now to go to America for two weeks and didn’t follow my list so fingers crossed I have remembered everything xxx

  4. belleofthecarnival / Aug 22 2013 5:10 pm

    I always lose my list or ignore it πŸ˜‰

    • ljbradburn / Aug 27 2013 7:32 pm

      Glad it’s not just me πŸ˜‰ x

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