Own up

Right, which one of you was it? You! At the back! Stop twirling! Come on, I won’t be mad. I know it’s “what you do” and everything so don’t be shy, just come forward so we can have a little chat about it… Frances, I know you had fun in the Bahamas but will you PLEASE stop ruffling the papers on my desk. No Ivan, you can’t leave the room again, and no I don’t think Jeanne wants to “party” with you. Now. Which one of you kept me awake last night? That incessant wind and driving rain was, granted, most impressive, but really, could you confine it to daylight hours so I CAN GET SOME FRICKIN’ SLEEP!! (Today’s posting …

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Cluck

Well I’ve just been chastised for not mentioning that Louise was away at a hen weekend. So there you go Susan, I’ve mentioned it. Seemingly it was a debauched weekend of spa treatments, shopping, drinking, silver vibrators, and the like. Your typically hen weekend. I’m not sure what else to say about it other than that the main protagonists were named Cheap, Easy, Sleazy, Teasy and Tacky. They even had t-shirts with their names on (designed by moi). Of course when I attend the groom’s stag night in a couple of weeks I’ll be posting NOTHING about it. Law of the stag and all that.

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Not Wednesday

Don’t you just hate it when you think that today is tomorrow? No idea why, I’m putting it down to being off Friday and Monday. Autumn has arrived. The trees are turning, the wind carries a chill, and the trains are busier than ever, packed with commuters and students all revelling in the sauna-like atmosphere (or not). These are the days I love the most, wrapped up against the northernly breeze, fresh faced and marvelling that the sun can still penetrate through, warming the face and hands in it’s fleeting appearances. Pity I’m stuck in the office then.

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Life is a…

Ain’t it funny. One minute your thinking like an adolescent teenager, Radiohead blaring from the stereo, the next you remind yourself that you are thirty and “should really know better” and you get off your arse and do something. Namely, one major step closer to finishing the new fireplace. Admittedly I still have to find someway of getting up for work tomorrow morning but that’s just the usual daily grind and I’ll just work on auto-pilot I think. Anyway, take the title of this post and finish it off: Life is a __________________ – what? P.S. I’ve added the rest of the photos. What photos you say? These ones of course.

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Obscura

Yes I’ve still got photos to do for that meme thing (post below this one). I’ll get around to it later. I’m in a strange mood today, probably not helped by too much time on my own at the weekend (through choice I hasten to add!), or the weather, or any manner of the minutiae that affect our moods. I’m in the rather odd space in my head where lying in bed all day, counting the folds in the bed cover, actually seems like a valid thing to do. And sometimes it is. By the same token, sometimes it isn’t, the last thing I need to be doing is pondering “WHY?” and wondering if I’m on the right path. I’m …

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Three Photos

Don’t normally go for these things but thought this one might be interesting, so without further ado: Think of 3 pictures you’d like to see. Leave whatever you’d like to see in the comments. Things around my house, or whatever… something I can take a picture of easily. Once I have enough requests, I’ll start posting them. If I can’t, or won’t, take a picture of something you’ve requested, I’ll let you know. Shamelessly stolen from snazzykat. So have at it people! And if you like the idea, then meme on. And yes, this was the ‘fun’ thing I mentioned on Thursday. It’s a sad life, but it’s mine. P.S. If you want some hints for what to request, check …

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Soggy Napkins

So, being a day of leisure, I’m just back from a wander round East Kilbride shopping centre. A few minor purchases (aren’t these Pound shops just fascinating) and one question, raised when I stopped for a coffee and a bun in yet another little coffee place – actually it’s the same one but it’s changed names four times since it opened last year, and it once appeared in a Scottish Executive advert for.. er.. something or other. The question is this: Why do these places insist on placing your slightly soggy slice of apple cake onto a napkin? What’s the purpose of this? You are then faced with two choices, remove the napkin or eat the slice of cake with …

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What's on my wall

Meme started by terreus. This is a fairly easy one as we have very little on our walls, an african scene in the hall (to go with the orangey theme), some prints at the top of the stairs and our inherited Reinhard, which I’ve mentioned before. Unfortunately, with the new fireplace (ohh hush, I’ll finish this weekend) it’s been ousted from it’s prominent position, but will now have a wall all to itself.

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