June 1st, 2007

Teddy: Tatty (Flowers)

Permanent Accounts

I promised several people that I'd pass on information re: the sale of permanent accounts when I became aware of it, so, in spite of the timing, I am keeping my promise.

It seems as though they'll go on sale from 7th - 14th June and will b $150.

Interesting that they are going to be available for a week, last time it certainly wasn't that long. I remember it being twenty-four hours (remmeber I tried to ring you, caffyolay to tell you about them.

One does have to wonder at the rationale behind the timing of this. I know LJ said they'd go on sale in June, but maybe they might have done better to have waited a little longer.

ETA So anality strikes again. I knew I had the information pertaining to the sale two year's ago saved somewhere *blush*

From news 6th June 2007

Tonight (starting at Midnight EST), Permanent Accounts will be available for purchase from our Payment Center -- look for the "Permanent Account ($150 USD)" option from the "Item" menu to add it to your order. Remember that this sale is only valid for the next 24 hours (ends tomorrow night at Midnight EST).

So yes, two years ago people not only had mere twenty-four hours, but they also had a mere few hours notice of the date.
Teddy: Tatty (Flowers)

Journals being restored

According to Barak Berkowitz's latest post on news

As promised below we have reviewed the journals that have been suspended and are now in the midst of unsuspended about half of them. 

The class of suspensions that are being reversed are;

1.    All Fandom journals
2.    All fiction journals
3.    All journals who that had problems in their profile only

A large number of journals that are clear violations of our policies will remain suspended.

I will write a post in more detail soon but I wanted to get this up now as promised.

We are truly sorry for the mess, we have more work yet to do.
Teddy: Tatty (Flowers)

Books read in May 2007

My crown is fitted, boy it feels odd at the moment. I didn't have a temporary crown, I had a temporary dressing, so to have something 'there' is really strange. I have to go back in a week just so my dentist can check all is well.

A trip there and back and half an hour in the dentist's chair really wasn't what I needed after Mother-in-Law's (aka Grandma's) visit, but at least it's done and I shouldn't now suffer from the ultra-sensitive pain when I ate or drank anything. But it's going to be another quiet day for me, with no overdoing it (at least that's my aim).

So once I've done my usual 1st of the month tasks (apologies to those on ncis_gibbsducky for the delay in ending one challenge and announcing the next one), then I'll have a rest from the computer (probably *g*).

Onto my books for May. They were all new reads for me and were mostly enjoyable.

There are two books (A Hopeless Romantic and Knitting Under The Influence that I won't be re-reading. The former was just so predictable throughout that it irritated me; not enough to stop reading it (quite), but I certainly have no interest in re-reading. The latter I enjoyed, but it was definitely for me a 'once only read'. The others, however, will be staying on my shelves (well The Unadulterated Cat will strictly speaking be staying on J's shelves, but . . .

I'm also uncertain about the Katie Fforde books, whilst I thoroughly enjoyed both (and I have another couple by her), I'm not certain if they were a read-once type of books or not, so for now they stay.

And strictly speaking I don't have to read any more books this year to complete my unofficial fifty books challenge, as I have now read fifty-one. Not, I hasten to add, that I will be ceasing to read books, I doubt I could if I wanted to - which I don't!

MAY (11)

Highland Fling - Katie Fforde
Sit, Slay, Stay - Linda O Johnston
A Hopeless Romantic - Harriet Evans
Murder Uncorked - Michel Scott
The Jewel That Was Ours - Colin Dexter
Nothing To Fear But Ferrets - Linda O Johnston
Life Skills - Kate Fforde
The Unadulterated Cat - Terry Pratchett
Knitting Under The Influence - Claire LaZebnik
Fine Feathered Death - Linda O Johnston
Meow Is For Murder - Linda O Johnston

Teddy: Tatty (Flowers)

Story Links - May 2007

May was not such a diverse month as far as fandoms went. In fact all of the stories were Gibbs/Ducky.

Most of the stories written this month, sixteen of them, were part of a series I created called 'Discovering'. If you would like to read this series and would rather do so off LJ for whatever reason, then they are all on my Partners Forever Website  - Discovering Series

PAIRING: Gibbs/Ducky

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