Monday night I had the pleasure of celebrating my friend, Lisa's dissertation submission with several friends. We did the usual - drinks first, slug our way to The Curry Mile and find a spot to eat. Usually, though, we end up in one of two or three places. This night, however, was different. We ended up at a spot I'd never been. And, to my delight, FINALLY encountered some of the spiciest food I've had in Manchester, and possibly ever. It was awesome. My face looked sunburnt pretty much thorough the entire meal. I'm also pretty sure at least half of the staff stood at a distance and watched me, in amazement/disgust, consume the hottest item on the menu - chicken vindaloo. It's not very often I eat something that makes me sweat - like beads of sweat down my nose - but this one did the trick, and it was awesome!
|(Photo credit: Khalis Noori)|
|I'm gonna miss this guy...|
(Photo credit: Khalis Noori)
Last night was rough. Not just because I was out WAY past my bedtime, or the fact that I accidentally flashed a good majority of Manchester (Note: shorty, flow-y dresses and wind tunnel-esque cities are not a good combination...), but because it meant saying goodbye to a lot of great people I've met along the way. Oddly enough, there are not many pictures from this night. There is some video, but that will be released later on, perhaps.
Anyway, it was fun to get all gussied up and go for dinner, drinks, and then an end-of-year bash. While most people continued on, I opted to head to my beddie. But, it was a good night. It was a solid final send off for those I won't be seeing for a long time, and possibly ever.
|You dress me up, but you (obviously) can't take me out! Oh boy...|
|A few of the GKH/IDMP gals!|
(Photo credit: Sarah Illingworth via MaCris Gutierrez Cottle)
(Photo credit: Sarah Illingworth via Sae Yamamoto)
|May or may not be an accurate depiction of Mo. |
Also - hope you don't mind my swiping this from the book of faces!
(Photo credit: Mo's awesome friend - not me - via his FB page)
|Actual picture of Mo - laughing as I called him out on saying I was the 2nd best part of this degree!|
I'm gonna miss hearing that laugh, my friend!
And with that, this sappy Orange Canadian needs to go to bed!
-the Orange Canadian
(PS - Fellow IDPMers, post your pictures so I can add 'em to this!)