Dentist this morning, a hygienist visit only thankfully (no I don’t floss enough, I know, I know) then the car goes into the garage this afternoon to get a bump stop replaced. I think. It may be two bump stops. I’m not sure. It’s under warranty and has something to do with the suspension. After that I know nothing, which is exactly how car manufacturers want it these days and I guess I’m quite happy with the state of things too as I’ve not been bothered enough to go and find out what it is (mainly because, hey, it’s free).

As such I’m working at home today, which means I get to hear Ollie getting stuck in a large brown paper bag, and then ripping his way out. Alas no photos as I was upstairs and he was down. All I heard was the noise and by the time I got there a small slightly sheepish looking cat was glaring at the remnants of the paper bag.

The weekend was good, got loads done on Saturday including by some new shirts for work. I bought several from one store (all of the same brand and size, just different designs) and for some reason only half of them fit. Grrrrrr. Still that should really be my incentive to start losing weight.

Speaking of which I have started doing some basic exercises aimed at improving my flexibility, which shouldn’t be hard as I’m as rigid as a board most of the time, and toning up those muscles I’ve not used since October. My arms and legs are a little sore today but that’s fine.

My stomach is also sore, as are my sides and my face, again remnants of the weekend as Saturday night was spent celebrating the 21st birthday of my nephew and I honestly don’t think I’ve laughed so much and so hard… well since I saw Lee Evans a couple of years ago. Suffice to say that one of Louise’s cousins, Sharon, is hysterical. She tells stories, peppering them with enough references and imagery so you can picture things, in a manner similar to Billy Connolly. It’s observational and personal stuff for the main but, I mean this seriously, she really could go on stage.

Most of Sunday was spent chilling out and doing bugger all. Which given how hectic the past couple of weeks have been was a nice change. I even managed a nice little doze before dinner, before embarking on a fairly ass-kicking session of Lego Star Wars on the Wii.

Right, I need to go and dig out an email address. Does anyone else still have those promo Skype phones from 3? Do they want them back?? It was a month trial late last year and I’ve heard nothing… I’m sure I could shift them on eBay…


  1. graybo said:

    Is it possible to glare in a slightly sheepish manner?

    (heads off to the bathroom mirror to practice sheepish glaring)

    January 21, 2008
  2. Gordon said:

    You know that didn’t sound right when I wrote it either…

    January 21, 2008
  3. Debster said:

    Maybe a webcam trained on the bag?

    January 21, 2008
  4. Cat said:

    I only started flossing religiously a few years ago, and really notice the difference it makes. My dental routine is so thorough that it makes me very sad that I have such problem teeth. That said, my last checkup in December gave me a clear bill of health – I hope that means things are on the turn!

    January 21, 2008
  5. wee sis said:

    Lego star wars – sounds interesting?!!!

    January 21, 2008
  6. mum said:

    Re your meme a few days back- when you were 25 would you ever have thought of having Lego and Star Wars together in the one place and be able to interact with it? Have you died and gone to heaven and not realised? I was thinking too of other things in my life, like a phone you can carry about and a television with coloured pictures and a computer in my home and a metal box you can cook a chicken in in 8 minutes and a fire I can switch on and off with a remote control – and a remote control. Of course for some of us being 25 was quite a long time ago….

    January 22, 2008

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