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Diet Contest: Week OneHoly crap. I’ve put on a stone in the last 3 months. Now I wasn’t planning on posting my weight here, but I figure that if you’ve read half of the stuff I’ve written here then my weight is about all you DON’T know (I’m also hoping that mass public humiliation will…

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ACHOOOO*Sniff* Walking to work this morning I managed to send three cormorants diving for cover to the murky depths of the Clyde with a particularly loud sneeze.

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How rude of meI’d just like to say thanks to everyone who wished me well this week. The cloud of redundancy has thankfully moved on, and I’m aiming to actually get some sleep this weekend. So if you posted a comment, or emailed me I’d just like to say thanks. It DID help.

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DietOhh cripes. Another diet contest at work. Starts on Monday. Might just keep that gym subscription…

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GranVisited my Gran last night, and having not seen her for a couple of weeks, I was again slightly taken aback at how.. well.. small she has become. My Gran has been a big part of my life for as long as I can remember. Growing up, my Mum was in and out of hospital…

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UK privatisationI have to agree with Stuart on all of his points in his recent posting Public Pride, Private Shame, it also doubles as a well written snapshot of modern Britain. If any of my American readers are wondering why we keep banging on about Thatcher, railways, water companies, BT etc, give it a read….

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NewsGood – I’m not being made redundant. Bad – one of my team is, but we knew that one of us would go. Currently in a state of limbo, kinda numb, happy for me, sad and disappointed for the other guy. Yeah I know it wasn’t my choice, and it’s business etc etc, but I’m…

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TunesNo not the throat lozenges, the ones that pop in your head for no reason. I have two standard tunes that, with no prompting or invitation, start playing over and over in my head.1. Mac the Knife – Sinatra version.2. Star Spangled Banner – not the Hendrix version unfortunately. Why? In a similar vein I…

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Sod’s LawI watch (well the TV is tuned to in the background) BBC Breakfast every morning. This morning I was most miffed that I was going to miss my favourite ever Professor explaining Sod’s Law. However thanks to the wonders of the web, we can all enjoy it: Sod’s Law: a rocket scientist writes… (More…

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IndecisionStill ‘stuff’ going on at work, didn’t sleep last night. Managed to do some work today despite the permanent distraction of not knowing what’s going on, but I am trying to stay positive. Bloody hard work though!

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Blog of the dayWoo hoo! More a way of life….   has me as their/his blog of the day. I’m honoured, thank you very much! (Pay you later)

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Ahh that’s whereChecking referrers from b3ta.com messageboard (scroll down about midway for “I work with someone“) Good to see my fame is spreading, cheers IZB!

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WorkSome stuff going on at work today. More later (like Wednesday probably).

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HicWatched The One (cheers Framey), not bad. Drank beer. Too many. Started reading my own archives. Kinda sad I think, but kinda interesting at the same time. Why don’t you join me?

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Ohhh how wittySome people have too much time on their hands (including me I guess).The President speaks out – via DaveZilla and assorted others.

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