My random ramblings

Hello all my names Tracy and I hail from sunny West Bromwich. I mad about football and I support my local team West Bromwich Albion (and yes I did cry when we were relegated from the Premiership last season) I'm also a huge fan of Green Wing.

Wednesday, September 20, 2006


So i'm off on my holidays tomorrow, hurrah! Well if hurrah be the word why is the title of this post bugger. Well i'm begining to think my holiday is jinxed. Firstly two weeks ago my dad had a heart attack and now 2 days before I travel, what happens....there's a bloody military coup in Thailand which is where i'm going ! I swear someone up there does not want me going on this holiday ! Never mind we're still going despite the tanks, guns and soldiers. Hopefully I won't get shot or deported !

Anyway that's quite enough of that. I think it's about time I put the first lines results up.

In a tie for the lead are Poe and Stacie with 8 correct answers each, and in 3rd is Realdoc with 4 correct answers.

The missing answers were

1. - Sugar we're going down - Fall out Boy
4. - Here Come Everyone - The wonderstuff
5. - Chasing car's - Snow Patrol
7. - Never Again - Nickleback
11. - Confusion - Zutons
12. - Solitary Man - HIM
17. - We Come - Faithless
18. - Love Is Only A Feeling - The Darkness
21. - Country Girl - Primal Scream
27. - The Adventure - Angels and Airwaves

Righty ho I'm off for a couple of weeks happy blogging one and all and i'll speak to you all when I get back. Hopefully with plenty of pictures.

Thursday, September 14, 2006

Normality Returns

Ok I haven't posted for a few days. This lack of posting has been due to severe lack of time.

My weekend hasn't been the best. Since Friday I have been through panic, fear, loneliness, sorrow and resignation all topped off with a healthy dose of complete and utter exhaustion, both mentally and physically.

On Friday night my father decided to present all the symptoms of a heart attack. Luckily he wasn't actually having a heart attack. (this little piece of information wasn't found out until he had his ECG) Now this in itself is really quite a scary prospect, although the fear I don't think really struck home until the following morning, the realization of it was preceded by a phone call from the hospital (where I had left my father earlier that morning (1am to be precise) on the advise that all was ok, he wasn't having a heart attack his ECG was fine they just needed to run tests and he would be out later that day) informing me that he had been moved into the Corony care unit and would be there for at least 3 days. SHIT! It was at this point I became frightened, panicked, sad and lonely (you see my brother was at this time in Portugal or at least on a plane back from Portugal) and having to face the prospect that a) my father was very ill and b) I would have to tell my nan (his mother).

Prospect A was by far the worse, this is what bought on the fear etc, as my father is the only parent I have left (cancer claiming my mother over 12 years ago now) I don't think I have ever felt so alone as I did when I was sitting on the bottom of the stairs after just receiving the phone call from the hospital. I think I sat there for 10 mins just feeling numb and helpless. Eventually my brain kicked in and I started to inform people who needed to know. Luckily by the time I had to be at the hospital to see the doctor my brother had got back home (he literally walked through the door, dropped his suitcase and walked out again to go to the hospital with me)

The good news is my father is going to be just fine. Apparently one of the veins in his heart had almost closed up and that was what was causing the pain he had on Friday. This they have fixed my putting in a stent and my dad was allowed home on Tuesday. He is at this time at home and bored ! As for me I'm relieved but still incredibly tired (well living on hardly any sleep for 4 days will do that to you)

I just wanted to say thanks to everyone who supported me through this. I was roundly chastised by serveral aunts for not calling them on the Friday night, the fact that I had no money, no mobile phone (I was in such a hurry to get to the hospital I just about managed to remember to pick my house keys up !) or indeed their phone numbers seems not to matter to them. Everyone has been great. My Friend Lisa especially. She was the poor soul who I rang and then promptly sobbed uncontrollably down the phone at. Anyway all is pretty much ok now so I will leave this here.

P.S I will put the quiz results up shortly, as there are still a few left to get.

Monday, September 04, 2006

First Lines

Ok firstly appologies for not updating this blog in a while but i've been a busy Baggie. I did my run for charity on Sunday so I'd just like to say thank you to everyone who sponsored me. Anyway that's enough of that, lets move onto the main post.

Ok this is my first lines quiz as promised. I have tried to steer clear of album tracks and anything with the title in. I've done 30, and I don't think they will pose any problems for you. So here goes

1. Am I more than you bargained for ? Yet I've been dying to tell you anything you wanna hear.

2. I Got my first real 6 string, bought it at the 5 and dime. - Summer of 69, Bryan Adams - Stacie

3. I know coz i've seen it, it was great and I want it. - Modern Way - Kaiser Cheifs - Poe

4. There is no us there is only I, I drop like a tear from my eye

5. We'll do it all on our own.

6. Tonight i'm gonna have myself a real good time. - Don't stop me now - Queen - Stacie

7. He's drunk again it's time to fight. She must have done something wrong tonight.

8. I never saw it as the start more a change of heart. - The Day We Caught The Train - Ocean Colour Scene - Poe

9. It's a new day but it all feels old. It's new life that's what i'm told. - The Anthem - Good Charlotte - Stacie

10. We get it on most every night, when that moon is big and bright. - Dancing int he moonlight - Top loader - Stacie

11. It's funny how it tears you apart, at first ir beaks you head then your heart.

12. Miranda was mine till the time that I found her holding Jim loving him.

13. Sitting here wasted and wounded at this old piano. - Bed of Roses - Bon Jove - Poe

14. Me with the floor show kick it with your torso, boys getting high, girls even more so. - Rock DJ - Robbie Williams - Realdoc

15. See them walking hand in hand across the bridge at midnight. Girls on Film - Duran Duran - Poe

16. Something that I felt today something that I heard. - Resolve - Foo Fighters - Poe

17. All the subtle flavours of my life have become bitter seeds and poisoned leaves without you.

18. Oh the first touch of youth was upon you when our eyes first met.

19. The taxman's taken all my dough and left me in my stately home. - Sunny Afternoon - The Kinks - Poe & Realdoc

20. Another turning point a fork stuck in the road. - Good Riddance (Time of your life) - Green Day - Stacie

21. Never get to bed never get to heaven.

22. When your day is long and the night, the night is yours alone. - Everybody Hurts - REM - Stacie

23. Waking up and 12 in my clothes again. - Just A Day - Feeder - Stacie

24. Friday night and i'm going nowhere, all the lights are changing green to red. - Babylon - David Gray - Realdoc

25. There's no combination of words I could put on the back of a postcard. - Better Together - Jack Johnson - Stacie

26. When you try your best but you don't succeed. When you get what you want but not what you need. - Fix You - Coldplay - RD

27. Why I have the same last dream again, the one where I wake up and i'm alive.

28. Breaking my back just to know your name. - Somebody Told Me - The Killers - Stacie

29. So what I saw on Monday, I was hoping someday you'd be on your way to better things. - She move in her own way - The Kooks - Poe

30. The Friday sun bears down again as we drive with our friends. - Las summer - Lostprophets - Poe

Ok so that's my 30, have fun and off you go.