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Today at work I confessed to my colleague that I'd spent at least two days gloating over and scanning a collection of 19th century photographs I'd found in a junk shop. She thought this was hilarious and mocked me as a sad obsessive. I felt aggrieved and defended my hobby as humane and erudite. This entire conversation took place over a bed-ridden patient. So, decided to resolve our argument by asking him to act as judge. He was on a ventilator and unable to speak, but signalled his loyalty by grimacing comically at my colleague and then shaking me warmly by the hand.

naughty nurses

12/12/08 00:12 (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] ssaker.livejournal.com
Hi Ben,

With the two broken arms I could only grimace I'm afraid. It is also unfortunate that I am less able to grapple with naughty nurses. I will just have to rent Carry on Doctor and lament. The pictures are great. Love the sepia, the leather-bound (or is it human skin?) volume, the clasp (stay away!), the neatly dressed crone (she is a witch) and the sense of everyday business (they are all dead!). I have an album from a 1920s German merchant seaman who is visiting Hong Kong. If I learn to scan I will post them. I am both physically and technologically disabled. The underside of my casts is also growing strange bacteria that exudes an odour which incites women and small dogs.

Cheers from Australia

Re: naughty nurses

12/12/08 10:18 (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] karinmollberg.livejournal.com
Here´s an upper-bodily disabled man who cannot grapple with his nurses, now this is too sad. I feel with this man, because I am technically disabled too. However; bodily, it´s generally more about my unnameable lower parts. & I let myself be grappled by cute-eyed docs back in hospital telling them not to marry. Also I did have for sure for a while (yet may still have): some interesting green bacteria in my (left) foot. ...Wanna swap anything? There is air-mail to Australia these days, isn´t there? And in case those arms go off, I also offer an excellent taxidermist on my f-list: [livejournal.com profile] pomposa who does claim to be a failed taxidermist ("I thought taxidermy was a straightforward job. I was wrong."), but I am sure he could make a horsebag or two out of some surplus human skin, don´t you?

Re: naughty nurses

13/12/08 22:00 (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] benicek.livejournal.com
There you go again, Karin, milking that mouldy toe of yours for on-line humour. I think it is time you posted an image of this famous toe at last.
Edited 13/12/08 22:10 (UTC)

Re: naughty nurses

13/12/08 22:21 (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] karinmollberg.livejournal.com
You mean; in the form of the IT-nosebag it by now has become?

Doesn´t make me shut up so far... But you are quite mistaken. In fact, I am applying for (male) attention (though I take the misogyne variety as well) by using what I love most in the whole world: emotional blackmail. Works like a charm, too: http://karinmollberg.livejournal.com/29979.html?thread=327707#t327707
Ms [livejournal.com profile] lutos had asked for pics, but I dunno. Maybe someone will suffer some kind of serious condition at watching the screwed up screw (it really did do that all by itself from inside my "bone") looking out of my skin, like I did spill some coffee at looking down first thing I saw in the morning, thinking: "What is this aluminium marmalade jar lid doing on my foot, there? I´d better remove it and throw it in the dustbin", and tried to pick "the lid" up but swooned slightly at gripping at it.
Then I understood, why my foot had been looking a bit beat up and hurting some, toe.)
I leave the rest entirely to your imagination.
But here you can see what else came out in the end. I had no idea about the light bulb, now that they are forbidden, honestly didn´t: http://karinmollberg.livejournal.com/27467.html#cutid1

Re: naughty nurses

13/12/08 21:57 (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] benicek.livejournal.com
Tyler and I would gladly kill for that photo album, as would the 6,593 people in the 'Hong Kong Old Pictures' group on Facebook, so watch out. Please O please learn to scan and post them on your Livejournal so I can send links to many people.

The underside of your casts might be growing something of huge value to the brewing or pharmaceutical industries, did you but know it.

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12/12/08 02:28 (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] stainedcyrano.livejournal.com
Bah! An obvious case of jealousy, the fools!

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12/12/08 22:03 (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] akaren6-077.livejournal.com
:) The patient is always right (well, this time anyway)!

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13/12/08 22:01 (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] benicek.livejournal.com
Always. They are good judges because all they can do is lie there and listen all day.