Friday, March 24, 2006

When love comes to town...

Like Andraste, I have been working flat sodding out on a project which has seen me spend large chunks of my time here, working. Sometimes it feels like groundhog day, get up shuffle to desk, remain at desk, go back to bed.
But this weekend my oldest friend is coming to stay for two days and I am giddy with delight at the prospect.
We have known each other thirty years and considering I am thirty-three, that's a lot. We met on the first day of primary school and discovered we were both wearing the same t-shirt. White with blue piping and a squeaky lion on the front.
Over the years our paths have gone different ways, she married young, lived in England when I lived in Spain, but no matter how far apart our lives, we called each other at least once a week.
This friend is possible the nicest person I know, bar non, you know one of those rare jewels that actually has no evil in her? No hidden agendas, doesn't like to think bad of people, hates to upset anyone- unlike me who thrives on being disagreeable sometimes.
She is the polar opposite of me in every way. She is short, I am tall, she is blonde I am dark, she has a light tinkly voice, mine is deep. She loves and is loved by her family, she loves children, doesn't like cats (er, although she's going to have to put up with that one) She has never taken a drugs, has never brawled with anyone, does not understand my love of gym, nor my dislike of pizza.
She doesn't drink wine!
She is easy company. She does not brood on things and she lets arguments and strife roll over her in such a graceful way that it is simply breathtaking.
When she called last night to tell me what time her train was getting in, I whooped.
And then it occurred to me, actually it hit me like a thunder clap.
I love her to bits.
I can count on the fingers of one hand the amount of people I truly love. I don't love my mother. I don't even like her very much. I do love my siblings, even though they too get on my nerves. And I love this friend.
I'm sure some of you are and you'd be right, but I use that word sparingly and to discover -late in the day as usual- that I have to capacity to love another person unreservedly has tickled me pink.
So happy weekend bloggers, I wish you all joy and peace and fluffy bunnies.
Naturally next week I will be back to my normal vile self.


Blogger SheBah said...

I understand exactly what you mean. I have a small number of friends that I love to bits. Mine seem to be mostly strong, quirky, opinionated people, and bloody awkward most of the time.

12:22 p.m.  
Blogger finn said...

i have a poster i got when i was a wee thing. it shows a koala bear sitting astride a german shepherd, hanging on with graspy claws; and the caption says, "hold to a true friend with both hands."

have a high-spirited weekend. :)

1:00 p.m.  
Blogger the anti-barney said...

Delighted for you Fmc.,Good Buzz all weekend to yis.

2:20 p.m.  
Blogger Jokemail said...

You'll probably find out she's been moonlighting as El Barbudo for the past 6 months

3:00 p.m.  
Blogger Andraste said...

You are never vile, pumpkin.

Have a lovely time this weekend!

6:31 p.m.  
Anonymous Sinéad said...

A really good friend of mine bought me a lovely black and white postcard once. It was a shot of old man (from the chest down so you couldn't see his face) holding a white dog. The caption was something like "a good friend is found treasure".

I always really liked that line.

9:48 p.m.  
Blogger Dr Maroon said...

Are you going to stick her on, so we can all say hello, then fall embarrassingly silent...

1:35 p.m.  
Blogger fatmammycat said...

Christ no. I'll er...tell her you were asking after her.
But we had a superb day so far. I have !bags! lying around underneath my chair. Not even sure what's in half of them, some scented candles, a slinky top, lip gloss(in pots) And A Massimo Dutti top that I shouldn't have bought but she talked me into it.
About to cook up giant fry: bacon eggs, sausages beans(Heines) white pudding, brown bread and mushrooms. Soakage you see, for later.
I hope I don't see any of it again tonight.

4:32 p.m.  
Blogger Monstee said...

Whoa, whoa, whoa.... whoa!
You no like pizza?!?!
That am mind boggling! Me did not think people like you existed. Me thought you was all just hypothetical. Wow. This changes me complete view of universe. Now... anything am possible.

Oh, and you friend, if she am truly you opposite, that would make her the anti-fatmammycat... or the thinpappypup. But that sound like guy... so maybe she Thinmissypup. Hell, me don't know. Me still thrown from that pizza thing.

12:26 a.m.  
Blogger fatmammycat said...

Sorry to throw you like that Monstee, but I really don't like it. I don't like my food mixed up. I like to eat things separately. I make moats out of baked beans, I make moats out of sauces-or ponds depending. I will eat every pea on a plate first and then the chicken or whatever. No mixing.
Pizza, well everything is smooshed up, isn't it?

11:02 a.m.  
Blogger Monstee said...

OH! OK... you one of them.

Me have sistee like that too. Me know the type. She not only no like mixed up food, she also no like her food to touch.

So if you no like "everything smooshed up," then how you feel about say... chili? ...or Asian food? ...or a good goulash or Beef stroganoff? Egg salad? Tuna salad? Ham salad?

Me god!! ::::paws on mouth:::::
What about pasta?

11:50 a.m.  
Blogger fatmammycat said...

I'm not that bad!
Spagetti Bolonese I can cope with, lots of parma cheese over it. Salads, curries, I cope fine, I just prefer when stuff is not mixed up.
I pond my curries, all the sauce in the middle and the rice-pristine white- surrounding it, and then I take a fork of rice and dip the edge of the sauce, but I don't like it all mixed up first. Shepherd's pie though, trickier, I like to eat all the potato first, then carrots, then the meat.
I don't eat tuna, ever. I hate the stuff and I'm a a huge fish eater. I've tried it on countless occasions and have come to the conclusion that it is yuck.
Great, now I sound like Rainman.

3:43 p.m.  
Blogger Dr Maroon said...

You're too fussy FMC. It all goes to make a turd.

9:10 a.m.  
Blogger fatmammycat said...

I may have no choice over how it comes out Docky, but I do for how it goes in.

11:34 a.m.  
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