Category Archives: Personal

I know it’s cold but this fire wasn’t needed.

As I’m on a blogging roll tonight I shall take the opportunity to thank the local fire brigade who responded quickly and professionaly to a frying pan fire in my block of flats last night. I’d never really seen how … Continue reading

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To see once more

Well it’s only taken 12 months but I’ve finally replaced the dud lightbulb in my kitchen. I may miss the ambience of cooking by fairly lights (but possibly not the ‘being unable to see what I’m cooking’ part). In typical … Continue reading

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Back

A nice couple of days of here with day trips here (got to see the biggest trebuchet in the Wooooorld) and here. Feeling nicely relaxed if not a little battered after bashing my head on the bedside table in the … Continue reading

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Still here

Lack of posting recently has been down to a trip the weekend before last to see my (newly single) mum and try and show her how to fend for herself after 30 odd years of marriage. Trying to show someone … Continue reading

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Ready to go

My appraisal went suprisingly well last week. Before I could bring up several of the problem areas I wanted to address, my boss brought them up for me. At the end of it I came away feeling much more motivated … Continue reading

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Money

I really do find it a pain in the arse that if I want to get any sort of worthwhile interest on my savings I have to move the bloody money around every twelve months or so. Turn your back … Continue reading

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Work

I’ve got my appraisal at work this morning. First one in over a year and definitely the first that is likely to last more than 10 minutes and be of any use (Bonus knows what I’m talking about – king … Continue reading

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Embracing new technology in the workplace

Last week I wrote a post about some criticism my department was getting online (on Twitter and blogs), whether I should do anything about it and where it might all be heading. Pretty much the next day it became apparent … Continue reading

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What to do….

I have a quandry. When bored at work waiting for things to install and the like (Adobe products – I hate you…), I sometimes poke around the internet to see what’s going on. With the upsurge of Twitter users, it’s … Continue reading

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Returned

Seven days, close to 2000 miles traveled, around 50 units of alcohol consumed (cheap vino and cartons of sangria for a quid was just too tempting) and more calories than even my poor body could cope with without putting on … Continue reading

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