T I R E D.
Last night was great, but I stayed up way too late despite having work to get up for. We were planning on going rollerskating
, but when we called up it turned out they had private hockey
practise on... along with about 3 other places. We finally decided to go to the Fun Factory
on Chapel St
We got strange looks as we walked in, presumably from the various pieces of decorative headwear we were wearing (ie. devil horns, Wonka
isn't widely celebrated in Australia
). After getting our skates
, Nat pointed out the prevalance of males in the place, and that they were playing YMCA
over the sound system; it seemed we'd unwittingly come on 'Gay
Skate' night at the Fun Factory
. That may have attributed to some of the strange looks as we walked in.
No matter, we wanted to skate, so we skated. It was a friendly atmosphere
and, as the announcer said, it is the only place in the gay community
that is drug and alcohol free, so we were happy. Nobody minded that Anna
and I were skating around holding hands, and even if they did, so what? I don't think Jay
was particularly comfortable, although he did eventually get some skates on, hehe.
Just another example of how comfortable
I am with Anna... before I met her, there's no way I would have been walking down Chapel
Street with a purple Wonka
hat on my head, then proceeding to skate with it on in a gay skate rink. But hey, she's changed who I am, for the better, and I'm not complaining.
Ooh, and I got 1st place on the Point Blank
machine there too, which I was proud of. *grins*
We ended up at the Pancake Parlour
, as we usually do on our nights out, since they're open late. It's always a good place to just socialise with people I don't necessarily see that often too, so yeh, it's all good.
Anna isn't allowed to drive her Dad
's car at night, so unfortunately we couldn't go back to my place, but we slept together on her couch
, which was extremely uncomfortable; I think we were both a bit restless and frustrated. But I got to hold her, so that was all I needed, and worth the tiredness today.
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