Post by kaleidoscope_tree on Sept 25, 2007 22:43:20 GMT
What can I say, we have a very preety world!
Some of the Denmark photos remind me of Portugal, esp the Black diamond central library.
The second picture Indica posted, reminds me of the Sydney Bridge
When we went to the Netherlands I remember we were quite shocked to see so many prostituition houses things. They were just staring at us (and I can't say there were very attractive) and I asks me dad: isnt that illegal?" and he (being the taxman) answers: as long as they pay thier tax they are fine". But the Prostituition Information Centre... now that was something! Its just that it is not very common. Still, a beautiful city, the Netherlands!
Oh, OK. I once played a gig in Gateshead. Never seen so many churches in one city... Luckily we were close enough to Newcastle to spend most of the day and the night there.
Off topic, but I think this is a somewhat good story... Our stay in Gateshead/Newcastle was very surreal. We had to play in Gateshead, the show was in an emmaus centre that was attached to a church. It was a hall that was usually used for bingo nights for the elderly or something. The band that opened for us was an awful local punk band, their singer kept cursing at the rest of the band because they kept screwing up. There was hardly anyone at the show which we found surprising, cause the tour had been pretty good up to that point. Afterwards we heard that the whole Newcastle scene had decided to boycot the show because for some reason everybody hated the promoter. After the show we drove to Newcastle with that guy, where he took us to a private party in someone's house, which sucked cause we weren't invited so we really didn't want to be there. The party was weird. There were emo guys that were cuddling each other and stuff like that. After about an hour an ugly fight broke out and girls started screaming, so we left. We passed a park with a big tree with hundreds of shoes hanging from its branches (some kind of art thing I guess) and got to the house of a friend of the promoter where we could spend the night. The girl we were staying with did phone sex for a living. Some of the guys in the band (not me, honestly) were trying to get her in bed that night, nobody succeeded. It was embarrassing. The next morning we had to spend three hours at a police station in Newcastle, because our bus had been hit by a truck, and at the police station we found out that the bus wasn't insured (not our fault, it was rented), so we weren't even allowed to drive it. Luckily a few phone calls home solved everything eventually. In the afternoon we arrived in Liverpool for the next show. I had no idea where in Liverpool we were or where any of the Beatles related places were, and we had no time to check out the city anyway. So after the soundcheck I had about an hour to spare, so I decided to just walk out of the club to at least see a tiny bit of Liverpool. It turned out I was only ten minutes away from the Cavern. So I went there and even got in for a few minutes, until they called me to get my ass back to the club cause the show started earlier. During our show, which was on the second floor, a skinhead got kicked off the stairs by someone and fell a floor down.
Post by kaleidoscope_tree on Sept 26, 2007 23:12:58 GMT
*I really should type properly...*
Yea- my school looks small but its quite big (I still dont know where the toilets are... after 4 yrs). And in South Africa it was the opposite. The school looked small on the outside and it was small in the inside.