OK, OK; I admit it. I saw Kill Bill vol.2 at the cinema.
I watched vol.1 at home on DVD. I bought a katana.
A <a href="http://mattgemmell.com/images/chen_katana.jpg">Paul Chen Practical Katana</a>,
for those who are interested. Carbon steel, RC60 blade.
Anyway, Fiona is very much against swords, so I was somewhat hesitant to let her know
that one was on the way. I was talking about this with the guys on IRC earlier.
|Gary:||Matt: how did Fi react to the buying of a sword?|
|Matt:||she doesn't know yet g|
|Matt:||was saying to neil earlier,|
|Matt:||I said to her that I "might start a collection"|
|Matt:||she says "I'd think very carefully about that."|
|Gary:||I can see amusing times ahead|
|Matt:||so I ask why, and she says "because it will cause serious problems between you and me"|
|Matt:||so I've got a few days to talk her round to the idea of swords|
|Matt:||before a big fucking katana arrives.|
|Neil:||perhaps she collects swords too|
|Gary:||dude, you really are a tit at times, but in an amusing way|
|Neil:||and she'd have to fight you to the death if you started your own collection|
|Gary:||Matt: you don't happen to have a shed you could hide it in?|
|Matt:||the way I see it,|
|Matt:||it's an interest of mine (now), and she should respect that|
|Matt:||besides, another important point is this: when the sword arrives, and she gets annoyed,|
|Matt:||I WILL HAVE A SWORD.|
|Neil:||It's statistically safer than Cross Stitching.|
Update: I've since told her, and whilst she was indeed furious, she's calmed down a bit now.
|Gary:||burgers and jaffa cakes secured?|
|Matt:||burgers are being made right now|
|Matt:||also told her about the sword|
|Gary:||and the jaffa cakes?|
|Gary:||how did she take it?|
|Matt:||yes I got the god damn jaffa cakes! One of those new-fangled tubes.|
|Matt:||she said she was furious, but seems not too bad|
|Matt:||did say that if I ever swung it in her presence, she'd leave me.|
|Gary:||a tube of jaffa cakes? What kinda of craziness is that? They should come in a box or, if of the mini- variety, a bag|
|Matt:||looks cool anyway|
|Gary:||dude, if she tries to leave you, just swing it closer.|