Tuesday, 20 May 2008

I need the Doctor

Meet the Doctor. He came into my office, the Tardis having landed on the garden beyond my window. I was surprised when he first walked in but I have since got used to him being here. Yes, it is a life-size cardboard cut out and yes, I have gone completely mad. I thought I had ordered a poster for Amy's bedroom, to go with the 'Donna' one on her wall. But I received a 6ft life-like version instead. I ordered the wrong item. It came in a huge flat square box and I have decided to keep it. For Amy of course.

His eyes follow me around the room. I always wondered what it was like to be a goldfish and now I know. I almost felt undressed when I unpacked him, having no makeup on and my hair in desperate need of being brushed. What must the Doctor think of me. I have to say though, he's gorgeous. Even more so in the cardboard. Being a life-size model kind of makes him more real, less of a character and more of a man. The farmer hasn't seen him yet. I wonder if I should keep the Doctor in a wardrobe and bring him out when I know the coast is clear. Or when Amy is home, as it is for Amy of course.

He's quite scruffy though. That long coat looks as though it has seen better days and his canvas shoes need a good wash. His tie is skew-whiff and his suit is quite worn but the Doctor himself, well, he is simply gorgeous. In my opinion naturally. I feel like Donna Noble. My red hair isn't as long as hers but I am sure I would make a good companion if he were ever to ask me. In the meantime I shall keep him in my office, standing in the corner and hope Amy appreciates the nice surprise that awaits her after school. I shall enjoy him for now.

34 comments:

  1. crystal, I am coming up with my woodsaw, and then we will see how handsome he is with his stupid head in one corner of the room and his arms, legs and torso in the other three corners.

    He's skinny and wide-eyed, and looks like he would shatter into pieces of his own accord at the first sight of any danger, Whoever cast him as a kid's hero needs glasses, but it is you, our kid, whose inexplicable taste makes my jaw drop. Women?

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  2. Take it you don't like him much then, Billy?

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  3. Ooh, I wouldn't mind having David Tennant in my office. Or failing that, a lifesize cardboard model of him. Tom Baker I could take or leave; Christopher Eccleston I suppose wasn't bad, but David Tennant... Mind you, I don't suppose I'd get much work done.

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  4. LOLOL....I LOVE This!!! I always wanted one of Harrison Ford...LOL!!!hughugs

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  5. Not bad. Not bad at all.

    All of our rooms could use a little perking up, don't you think?

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  6. it's for amy of course lol i think that it's funny & cute that you ordered what you thought was a poster and turned out to be a life-size cutout :) will the farmer think you mad? lol he will be nice to look at from time to time though :)

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  7. What a nice little gift for yourself . . . I mean for Amy.

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  8. Good grief CJ . . . watch out Farmer - before you know it CJ will be keeping you in the wardrobe only to be brought out when needed . . .LOL Now if it was Mel Gibson . . .

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  9. I like this better than any old doll they put out. I'm afraid he might get a little more battered and bent if he was in my office (if you know what I mean) :0)

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  10. My daughter is mad on David Tennant/Dr Who. May I be so bold as to ask where you got the cardboard version of him from?.... her birthday is coming up!!!

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  11. I ordered an Elvis and a John Wayne for my husband's 40th. Every time I walked past the room where they were and saw one out of the corner of my eye, I got the shock of my life, thinking there was someone in the room!

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  12. I wouldn't mind having David in my room! But just image coming home to a full size cut out of David Dickinson my husband found it! and brought it home it was there for weeks before I managed to get rid of it!

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  13. My niece would be very jealous of you..... er, I mean, Amy.

    Good to catch up CJ - and re your earlier blog, my mum still calls us the kids too......... I'm sure she will when we're 60!x

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  14. I'd like to know where you got him from, is there an internet selection box of lovely cardboard men out there somewhere?

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  15. Blogthatmama, I got mine from partydelights.co.uk

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  16. Thank you very much, gonebacksouth, Didier Drogba and Brad Pitt will soon be here..

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  17. Stop eating apples immediately. An apple a day keeps the .....

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  18. Lol. Yes he is a handsome man. Did Amy like him or did the life sized-ness of it all, freak her out a bit?

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  19. For Amy - of course!!!
    Hes fab!! :)

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  20. I'd never get any work done with that gorgeous creature in my office - which is actually a corner of our bedroom. Now there's a thought...

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  21. Oh how cool is that????!!!!!

    Sooo much better than a poster!

    Just don't get caught kissing him.

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  22. For those who are as mad as me, sorry, I mean as eager as me to buy their little darlings a special gift, I got the Doctor from Amazon. It was a private sale through them.

    Amy wanted to put him in her bedroom but I insisted he was much too big and moved him back into the office.

    Flowerpot - my office used to be in the corner of my bedroom too but I doubt the farmer would have approved....

    Thank you for all your comments, nice to know there are other fans out there. I have to remind myself that he's just cardboard. He is not real. He is not real.

    Crystal xx

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  23. That is SO funny! LOL! Came over via David's. You really deserve the mention!

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  24. Ha! That was a lucky order. What could be better than this? He'll never let you down or go off in a huff. He doesn't go off to work. You don't have to feed him or wash his clothes. He's always there, strong and silent... Bliss.

    Plus some short-sighted friends are bound to start chatting to him... Fun!

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  25. I'll take a lifesize of Wentworth Miller!! Just the decorating inspiration I needed for my office!
    Thanks!

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  26. What did you think of the Agatha Christies episode and the giant wasp episode ? Well made but silly...

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  27. More than a little worried ... yes ... much more than a little worried I am! (And just look at the influence that you have imposed on that sweet innocent Aims ... have you no shame attall Crystal?)

    (Old man shuffles away into obscurity ... still loving Crystal ... sigh!)

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  28. Mutley - Always enjoy watching Dr Who but I agree, the wasp was a bit odd. Not the best episode I've seen.

    Thank you for your comments, Crystal xx

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  29. Thats the best excuse i have heard yet- its for Amy!! it does however make for good eye candy when you are writing!the farmer? he probably wont even notice and what is one cardboard cut-out compared to his 220 ladies he sees everyday?!! lol

    Merlins Wizard
    xxx

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  30. ooh i think he would look good on the chateau stairway .....

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  31. I love it! I bet you were very surprised!

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  32. I think you should keep him to yourself and buy the poster for Amy. We deserve some pleasures in life!

    Thanks for your comments at mine - I grew up in Northumberland so knew the Grace Darling history fairly well having done it at school several times, but the rest was researched and what a history!

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  33. You must have got quite a surprise when you unpacked him, but I think he is a keeper, and as long as Amy has him, then you get to enjoy him too!

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