Web Cowgirl 衛 思 維 (webcowgirl) wrote,
Web Cowgirl 衛 思 維
webcowgirl

When the sky has color at 11:30 PM, you know it's time for my birthday

Thank you, varina8, for the pretty birthday card! Two days left to go but it's been looking very pretty on my dining room table.

While I know some people might do birthday shopping for me on Amazon.com, it doesn't really seem to happen much, so, just like the suprise party I wait for but never happens and is inevitably replaced by a party I plan for myself, I decided to "do my own gifting" this year. Basically, I just blazed through my wish list and picked up a bunch of used books I've been wanting and had them sent to shadowdaddy's aunt's house so I can lug them back to the UK with me in July. Mmm, vampire detective novels! MMm, Southern cook book from Mary Mac's Tearoom</a>! What more would a 40 year old lady (er, female) want, other than nice Victorian dresses?

Birthday: Generally I say "Give experiences and not stuff!" While fun things to do with people I like (can be free, like "let's go for a bike ride" or "dinner at mine"), I realized that I could ask for some fairly lightweight stuff that would be really happy making for me. I had to leave all of my records behind and rather a lot of my CDs when I moved here, so what I am asking is: would you help me rebuild my music collection? A burned CD would be just fine and I'd be really grateful. My house is really often very quiet these days because the stuff I would have listened to just isn't around anymore. I'd also enjoy compliation disks of UK classics - the kind of stuff everyone here seems to know but I don't. If you're interested, my address is here and my list is here.

Eno - any and all
Bowie - Diamond Dogs and Aladdin Sane
ELO - anything up to and including Time
Queen - all
Bauhaus - (have The Sky's Gone Out, Swing the Heartache, need the rest)
Echo and the Bunnymen - first two and b-sides
Julie London
Magnetic Fields
XTC
Yaz(oo) - UPstairs at Erics
Siouxsie - up to and including Juju
Sisters of Mercy - first two
Beatles (only had vinyl for Revolver and Sgt P., v. sad!)
Smiths, all (hieroglyphe might be taking care of this ...)
Flaming Lips (we have Hit to Death..., Yoshimi, The Soft Bulletin, and At War with the Mystics)
Human League
Ultravox
Roxy Music
OMD (first three albums)
Tone Set (little group from Phoenix, don't think anyone will find their stuff online but I'd love to have it!)


I also keep wishing for memberships to cool art places, like the Tate and the Donmar and the NFT. There are just too many to keep on top of here. (And if this kind of thing sounds interesting, please talk to shadowdaddy lest there be inadvertent double memberships.)
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