Today, May Day, I turn 30-and-eleven-twelfths.

I’m slightly more freaked out about turning 31 than I   was about turning 30.

But I’m distracting myself with things I want for my birthday:

Number one: a hedgehog. Specifically, THIS hedgehog:


Look at that nose! OhmygoditssocuteIcouldeatit

Number two: a doona suit, aka the Lazy Patch:


This outfit would be perfect for my freezing cold house, and especially for working at my freezing cold glass-topped desk at home.

Number three: a slanket – the best blanket ever:

The Slanket (Photo owned by SlanketLoungin LLC, copyright 2007 a

Okay, so this guy looks like a monk taking an afternoon snooze, but look at the functionality with the sleeves! It’s pure brilliance.

And fourth: I would like to be Bo Obama:


What I would give to be cute and fluffy and be allowed to run around with THE Barack Obama and be his loyal companion. Sigh.

What else should I want for my birthday?

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5 thoughts on “What I want for my 31st birthday

  1. I don’t understand why we can’t have them here. They have them in NZ. I actually went look for a reason why, didn’t come up with much must someone had put a petition forward to allowed them to be imported for pets..I want hedgehogs dammit!

    As for BEING Bo Obama…your weird.

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    Posted on 2 May 2009 at 1:54 pm
  2. We have echidnas – they are Aussie for hedgehogs.

    Posted on 4 May 2009 at 11:18 pm
  3. That slanket thing reminds me of the Stonecutters episode of the Simpsons :lol: Love the hedgehog though. So cute.

    Posted on 6 May 2009 at 8:53 pm