When you can't write…

... write. 12 days into 2009 and my first little hiccup. The weekend offers me nothing with which to grace this blog, unless you want the fascinating tale of the one time I ventured outside all weekend, to pick up our wheelie bins as they had blown over. This led me to have wet slippers

News Headlines

Gosh, things are bad aren't they. Awful. Credit Crunch apparently. No no, recession now. Or is it still a 'downturn'? Hey it can't be bad, did you hear the profit announcment from BP? Enough of that, what about Brand and Ross? What a fuss! Fine them and be done with it. Everyone knows what they


Friday night. Games night at work, with a Wiimbledon tournament running on one wall (using the overhead projector) and a Pro Evolution Soccer tournament running on one of the small LCD tvs.. a third TV had an XBox hooked up for various games, and a second Wii was chopping and changing another set of games.

Just one more

Hands up everyone who's played Tetris. Hours I spent, flipping blocks round, shuffling them left and right, until my hand would cramp and the buttons of my GameBoy start to wear down. One memorable train journey down to London gave me the opportunity to play for some 6 straight hours and I could hardly move


Two and a half months in, are YOU sticking to your New Year resolutions? I didn't make any but I'm beginning to think I should have. Maybe it's a reaction to my current workload, but I sometimes think I'd be better served if I had something to focus on, a hobby other than this one.

Autumnal Musings

Working from home today to allow me the option to go and stand over a bank manager to MAKE him process our new mortgage application in time. This should save me having to make a payment to both the old mortgage AND the new one this month (if that happens I'll be offline for the


(Great, now I've got that Sum 41 track in my head... hmm quite catchy...)Tuesday night is Louise's 'night out' with our friend Susan. They go shopping, go to the cinema, or just veg out with facepacks and wine. I'm left at home (thankfully).I usually have a few items that I want to get done, and