This evening I was Lara Croft. It was brilliant: all I had to do was walk into the “Kickpuls” session at the gym and bam I was in the midst of a neatly choreographed rectangle of people kicking, punching, lunging and jumping to loud, angry music. “You’re poison! I want to hurt you just to hear you scream my name!” lets you fit in a double punch with a shuffle, a high backwards kick and a leaping double kick.

It was immensely satisfying and I’ve got to say my mirror image looked really cool. Especially that jumping high and doing a double kick in midair thing.

And now I think I’ll curl up in bed and watch one of those series where sexy young women beat up monsters, vampires, mutants or simply bad guys. There are so many of them nowadays I won’t even have to check the schedule.

5 thoughts on “being lara croft

  1. Cecilius

    Hi. that sounds really cool! I want to begin kicking and punching.. I was in your class last semester, and now I am studying in Newcastle, Australia. And me, and my flatmates wants to create our own BLOG!! But I am wondering if I can download it to my local area on the server at huminf.? Thanks for learning us about blogs.. I didnt know what the word meant until the course last semester.. and now I have friends that wants them!Ciao!

  2. Jill

    Cool to hear from you, Cecilie! And I love that you’re in Oz now, I hope you enjoy yourself 🙂 While you strictly speaking could start a new blog from the one you already have on the huminf server (log into your Moveable Type installation, go to the Main Menu (where you start) and click “Create New Weblog” – you’ll also have to create a new directory for it and set permissions like we did when we first set up our blogs) but since the new blog’s not really related to huminf it’d be better to use another server. TypePad is a new site where you do have to pay (US$4.95 a month) but you get server space for your blog and it’s run on a centralised version of MoveableType that’s supposed to be easy and good. You DON’T need to do that hard installation stuff. Blogger.com offers free serverspace at blogspot.com, if you can put up with a banner ad. Blogger is a simpler system than MoveableType, so you should find it pretty easy. You install nothing (it’s on their server), just sign up, choose a template, etc. It uses template tags in the same way as MoveableType does but the tags are different: you should be fine. There are quite a few other systems too depending on what you want.

    Good luck with your studies and the blogging!

  3. Cecilius

    Hi!
    I am going back to Bergen to finish my bachelor degree, so I am so sorry to leave Australia. But I love it, and I am coming back to do my Master degree down under. But I am going to make a blog for my flatmates, then I can follow their lives.. As a comfort:) I am also going on a holiday in february. It is so nice here, and I can imagine that you miss the beaches and the relaxed attitude down here..
    See you!
    Ciao!

  4. DHRUV GANOTRA

    HI I AM DHRUV GANOTRA FROM INDIA I HAD HERD ABOUT OF YOU SO MUCH .YOU ARE 21 YEARS AND I AM ONLY 14 YEARS I WILL EMAIL YOU EUERY WEEK. AND YOU BECAME LARA CROFT YOUR MUSCLES AND YOU ARE SO THIN AND TOY CAN CATCH 2 PISTOLS IF YOU ARE THIN THEN ALSO

  5. Jill

    Wow, Dhruv! I’m looking forward to more email! Who’s Toy?

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