Dreaming

This is the most vivid dream I have ever had, yet it doesn’t deal with an every day scenario, I wrote this as soon as I woke for fear of losing the images it gave me. Tumbling, passing over shapes and forms, passing identities shard and splinter before allowing recognition. Only the faintest glimmer of the form remains. Never sure how it is, where it goes, nor when to return. I move on unguided. Fear is present but lurking far off, the dark light on the horizon. An impending battle never reached. Hope moves me forward, ever stronger, cushioning my movement. Outcrops of anger, jealousy, despair cannot affect my progress. I move on beyond the temporary to the fulfillment of …

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Down

Promises, promises. Stagnant is probably the wrong word, but that’s what it feels like. Same old, same old. Get up, go to work, go home, have dinner, watch TV (or sit at the PC), go to bed. Not been to T’ai Chi yet, nor found anywhere to play basketball. Have started playing 5-a-side weekly, but that’ll stop as I’ve got an inflamed tendon in my foot. My exercise cycle always seems to go like this. Starting exercising, get an injury, stop exercising. We are both wanting to do more, time isn’t too much of a constraint, money is, but that’s nothing new. We need to break the routine. Do SomeTHiNG! I wasn’t sure if I was slipping back down, going …

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For hire

Received some information today that made me think. I stopped what I was doing and thought hard about it, then realised the utter preposterousness(?) of it and laughed it off… trouble is I think the person who sent it to me was serious. I thought they had better judgement, hell I know they have better judgement… very weird why they thought this would swing past me without any comment. Oh well, it is these little things that are sent to test us. I had hoped to be working on a very interesting/challenging/fun project soon (outside of my day job) however contractually I am not allowed to… at least as far as receiving payment goes, will have to check and see …

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White slush

Lovely morning, white cotton blanket had been laid over everything, and was still falling as we drove to work. Afternoon not quite as nice, an abundance of white flakes still making their floaty way down from the sky, unfortunately the temperature has risen just enough to turn them into that horrible, cold, wet slush that clogs up the pavements and roads. That aside an odd day indeed. Snippets of information seemed to be the theme, with just enough information to be less than useful or be able to construct any firm ideas or opinions. Nuts, but then, what’s new with that?

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Working weekend

Almost end of weekend. Quiet. Friday night up to 3 a.m. drinking tequila. Saturday hungover. Sunday in work all afternoon setting up laptop to make sure I don’t lose any time on Monday. I should really have been home, reading the papers, drinking coffee, should I be shifting my perspective?

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Politically bent

Up and down, up and down, up and down. Simple enough and applies to several different ‘problems’ at the moment – most work related. Kinda a 2 steps forward, slight pause looking ahead then, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 .steps back (count ’em). I can solve some of the problems, the others are outwith my hands, but still a royal pain in the ass. Others feel the same, and overall it’s nothing major, more a nagging annoyance, but the kind of thing that will grow and grow until it’s a grade A, nuclear fallout type of pain in the ass. Someone has to speak out, why do I get the feeling it will be me. I genuinely …

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Focussing

You know sometimes I just wish my brain would switch off. I also wish my creative juices would kick in, I’ve been bashing a WinAmp skin to death for the last week or so, and so far it looks like… looks like… hell I don’t even know what it looks like! That and the fact that I have about 7 or 8 pieces half written for this site, but I can’t get my brain to concentrate on a single one. Ohh and I’ll be re-coding this site in support for WaSp’s latest campaign. It has had some bad press, but I’m in full agreement, and no matter how much I bitch and moan, an occasional reminder always re-enforces the blessed …

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Capaldi Ring

Did you have a good weekend? I most certainly did. If you are happy with that statement, feel free to ignore the following recap. Friday night, tried out Chili’s, a new pub, very nice, well done James, you said it was what Dumbarton needed and you were right! Drank too much Stella, had a laugh with my sister and brother-in-law. Felt OK Saturday which was suprising. Visited my parents who were in the process of getting their piano tuned (it’s only needed it done for about 6 years). The guy who was doing was a hoot! Picture a typical musician, the type that is arty/borderline genius. He had a story for every chord, and also tuned my Dad’s banjo for …

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