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posted by [personal profile] panik at 10:14pm on 22/11/2009 under
Best ever?

I mean, Jeremy's VizCock, bad accents, Michael Sheen, not one but two avoidable deaths and Geoff!

Utter, utter brilliance.
Mood:: 'happy' happy
location: Withnell
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It's a while since I did one of these. Don't worry, just a quickie.

Decimated. The fic I'm writing with the adorably sexy, massively talented [livejournal.com profile] fluterbev is now almost 13,000 words long, a constant joy to write and read and continuing to fill me with the most evil glee.

Entanglement. The second draft well underway now. I'm calling the process an 'edit', though it seems to be constantly growing rather than diminishing. It's acquired 3 new chapters already and it's not even half way through yet. 19 of 50(?) chapters put to bed, 69,275 words.

And that's it. See, that wasn't too painful was it? Top Gear tonight! My loins are freshly girded, my happy trousers clean and ironed, early cocoa and school in the morning...



I'm so sorry, I fear I have gone mad.
Music:: Coast
Mood:: 'chipper' chipper
location: Watching telly
panik: (TG - Lunacy of love)
posted by [personal profile] panik at 08:39pm on 13/07/2009 under ,
That manip from Wossy's last show.

It's BJ Hammond )


location: Yorkshire
Music:: Conan
Mood:: 'amused' amused
panik: (TG - Lunacy of love)
posted by [personal profile] panik at 11:13pm on 10/07/2009 under ,
He cannot have a Top Gear personage on his show without alluding to teh slash. It is clearly beyond him.

Hand crafted of pure excellence.
Music:: Wossy
Mood:: 'jubilant' jubilant
location: Bed
panik: (TS - Shit!)
posted by [personal profile] panik at 08:45pm on 05/07/2009 under
Jeremy Clarkson - in a SKODA!

I can die now. Life can hold no more excitement nor surprises for me. ::shakes head::

Soul of custard. ::snerk::

Mood:: 'excited' excited
Music:: Top Gear
location: My roomster.
panik: (ITC - Don't Google!)
posted by [personal profile] panik at 07:40pm on 28/06/2009 under , ,
...From a delightful day chez [livejournal.com profile] alibongo where Mark, wearing his Maurice Moss IT trousers, did do mighty battle with computer and WiFi for many hours before getting it all to work and I chatted to ali of many things and admired her new chickens.

Have wine, have quorn sausage and mash, Top Gear in 15 minutes. Life be good.

Awful hot ain't it?

ETA: But not as hot as Top Gear tonight. omg, teh massive gay and James' penis is the star of the show!

Mood:: 'hungry' hungry
Music:: something local on t'telly
location: Yorkshire
panik: (TG - Both in my room)
posted by [personal profile] panik at 09:39am on 14/06/2009 under
James May speaks of many things, like politics:

For what it's worth, I've always believed that society should have as few rules as possible, rather than the thousands of new regulations this Government churns out every week. In May's Britain, there'd only be one law: don't be a prat. That actually covers everything. Not paying your tax is being a prat. Neglecting your kids is being a prat. Doing 100mph through a town centre is being a prat. As long as you're not a prat, you can do what you like.'

and Oz Clarke:
'If you whacked him with a cricket bat, he'd be saying something about the flavour of the wood as he went down.'

and Hammond:
He's fit and he's a very simple mechanism. It would be like trying to break a tin-opener. You can't really break a tin-opener.

and Jezza:
Jeremy's the least tough, of course. He's got the size, but it doesn't count for much. HMS Hood was a very big warship but it still blew up with one direct hit.'

and their future life together:
The discussion I have with Jeremy is that one day we'll have a pub. I'm quite interested in beer, Jeremy likes wine, we both like eating, so when we stop doing the show we're going to have a Top Gear Pub. Not as a branding exercise where you turn up occasionally like Gordon Ramsay - this would actually be us serving you, all the time: beer, wine, pies, fish-finger sandwiches. We'd live upstairs. But I'm 46, Jezza's a few years older than me, so we'd have to do it fairly soon I think.

It writes itself, it really does



location: Sunday
Mood:: 'lazy' lazy
Music:: coffee brewing
panik: (TG - Lunacy of love)
posted by [personal profile] panik at 09:49am on 02/12/2008 under
First it was Richard 'Hamster' Hammond, then James 'not gay, honestly' May. Now I'm happy to be able to inform you that this year's Heat magazine Weird Crush of the Year is none other than Mr Jeremy 'I swear to God I don't really fancy Hammond' Clarkson!

Attention Scum and behold the Mighty Power of Fandom!

I can't wait to see this week's eppy. Hammond and May are going to have such larks, are they not?  :o)

Next year, the Stig.

In other news, THIS is bringing me great joy this snowy morning.

Music:: snow falling
Mood:: 'giggly' giggly
location: On my sofa, staying warm
panik: (TG - Crap)
posted by [personal profile] panik at 10:20am on 27/06/2008 under
NBC are making a US version of Top Gear.

The main question on my lips is why? That and, which one's supposed to be James May, is he amusingly sexually ambiguous and does he have immaculate spanners?

I suppose it might be alright for those who think Top Gear's a show about cars but - WHY does American TV persist in doing this? If there's a great US show then a British TV company will buy it and show it in all its American glory.  We  rarely  feel the need to remake said show in our own image (resulting in major FAIL). It seems no one listens to Jay Leno anymore.

I wait with baited breath for the eppy when they drive wrecks around Chipping Norton with... ??? painted on their...???

- and here my pre-coffee imagination is defeated. I'm trying to come up with slogans as offensive to middle-English sensibilities as 'Man Love Rules' apparently was in Alabama and failing. Maybe the Flist can help?
location: supposedly working
Music:: The blessed sound of the most holy espresso machine
Mood:: 'tired' tired
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posted by [personal profile] panik at 07:03pm on 06/06/2008 under ,
BBC 3. It's just started (yes I know it's a repeat!)

Well worth watching just to see Jeremy's face when Dave says he drives a Skoda.
Music:: Top Gear
Mood:: 'chipper' chipper
location: Watching telly with a bowl of ratatouille

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