And it's fucking expensive, especially if you're working for like $10/hr (or should I say £5/hr) in the music industry. But whatever. I'm doing it anyway. I'll live in a room that is the size of my closet, and have 29 roommates, and eat nothing but fruit, bread, and tea. And wine. And it will be amazing. It'll be rainy and cold, and I don't care.
There was a posting on gumtree.com (British Craig's List) that said Libertarian? Artist? Creative? Wild? Interesting? Not hesitate to email with description of yourself and your interests. Blow us away and you can stay. Also earn money at the Notbar. Please include pic. Right now we are one girl and two boys so girls predf but cool dudes welcome aswell.Aight.
And I looked up "Notabar", and found this description:
Swedish couple Andreas, 35, and Kicki, 21, cleared rooms full of rubbish and fixed
the walls of the abandoned building before moving in. Upstairs, they
found comments and dates scratched into the walls which show that
several different groups have squatted in the property since 1965. The
building was used as an underground blues bar in the 1970s, a customer
(The italics won't go away, so just ignore that this is in italics) Are you serious? And they're looking for a fucking roommate! I almost quit school and bought a plane ticket
right then. I want to live in some artist commune in London!
On a different note, there's this band that played on my campus a few months ago, and yesterday I got a myspace
message from their profile that said "hi. i'd like to know more. - adam (the drummer)" So, I responded, asking
what he wanted to know more about, and he responded with a numbered list that included things like "You went to
Thailand. I've always wanted to go there." and "You're really attractive" and "You're an artist of sorts which
pretty much my life". So... I wrote back and then he sent me a message that said "I think we should collaborate
on a painting. Game?" I said I was game, and he invited me up to his studio in Sacramento. He said "I have 3 panel
canvases, so you could do one, and then I could do the other, and then we could totally collab on the middle one".
So... there's that.
I'm moving to London after graduation.