Monthly Archives: January 2012

I’m beet

Thank you for all the nice comments on my last post! I’ve propped my certificate up on my bookshelf for the moment, so I see it every time I walk past… I’m sad like that 🙂 It isn’t very rock … Continue reading

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Highs and lows

You could say that today’s not been a bad day. But before that, as a snippet of the weirdness that is my life, there was yesterday. I had a council meeting after work. Not a good start, especially as I’d … Continue reading

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Spring?

Is it just me or has this weekend really felt like spring? Apart from an hour I spent standing outside taking the full brunt of a howling freezing wind on a job today, (always nice to have to work on … Continue reading

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Time and tide

I was talking to a bloke at work today about how much the days are getting longer. He looked slightly confused and said: “Do you mean more daylight?” Yes, I did 🙂 I found out through extensive research (looked on … Continue reading

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Short skirts and vodka

I was feeling a bit, er, delicate this morning. I had a brilliant night a friend’s party yesterday. Suffice to say, there was vodka, there was karaoke, there was vodka jelly… and there was a headache this morning. Sadly, there was no … Continue reading

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Reasons to be cheerful

A lady at work and I suddenly realised we had three good reasons to be cheerful today. 1) it’s Friday, 2) it’s payday and 3) this time two years ago, there was a foot of snow on the ground – and … Continue reading

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Football, fruit and firewalking

I had a busy day yesterday, involving this: I went to see Charlton (my football team) play Fulham in the FA Cup. A friend of mine’s a Fulham season ticket-holder and as soon as the draw was made, he rang to see … Continue reading

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In with the new – and still in with the old

If the start of a new year is supposed to blow the cobwebs away, the first working day achieved just that yesterday, with howling gale-force winds. My usual walk up from the harbour was more entertaining than usual, as I … Continue reading

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The year that flu by

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a great time last night and isn’t suffering for it today. I had my almost-annual lurgy, which is always a bonus. It usually strikes just after Christmas but this year, I felt a … Continue reading

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