Thursday, 30 July 2009
Monday, 27 July 2009
Sunday, 26 July 2009
Friday, 24 July 2009
Thursday, 23 July 2009
interview today(blimey). So here I am in bed putting off getting up
for a bit longer before heading over to Liverpool to convince someone
that it's me they want.
Unusually I am a bit nervous - guess the pressure is on now and I am
feeling it. So instead of cracking on and getting myself ready in
plenty of time I am here and as such creating pressure so I have to
rush. I do this every time - hhhmmmm no time to muse on my self
distructive behaviour now as I really must get in the shower. Gah!
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Tuesday, 21 July 2009
Monday, 20 July 2009
Sunday, 19 July 2009
Thursday, 16 July 2009
Wednesday, 15 July 2009
Tuesday, 14 July 2009
lunch. I call these wonderful people friends but have in reality only
met them in the flesh one or two times. These are my Internet
friends, people I have chatted to in chatrooms, on Facebook and
Twitter who have become part of my wider support network. When I am
having a bad day it is these ladies I turn to first for their words of
wisdom and insight.
They are kind, thoughtful, generous with their time, wise, patient,
funny and often say the one thing you would really like to but are
just too "British" to do so!
So I am really looking forward to a lovely lazy lunch with friends old
and new. I may only see some of them in the flesh once a year but know
that I will "see" them regularly on line. So chin chin, time to put my
lippy on and meet some great old friends.
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Monday, 13 July 2009
Sunday, 12 July 2009
Saturday, 11 July 2009
Friday, 10 July 2009
Wednesday, 8 July 2009
What great film - I'm not one of those swooning Johnny Depp fans but this was a really great film (apologies for the not great image - techy I am not).
Tuesday, 7 July 2009
Monday, 6 July 2009
So I went with The Boy to Scarborough for the weekend. It was lovely - the weather was beautiful and we had a really relaxing time.
Wednesday, 1 July 2009
from my iPhone using the train wireless whilst also listening to
Stevie Wonder on the iPhones iPod -proof it it were needed that the
iPhone is a female for only she could multitask this well!
So I am off to fancy London to see Take That with Zee and KBW. I'm
looking forward to seeing my friends and forgetting about the dullness
of my continuing job sear b for at lease 24 hours.
I am on the soon to be renamed National Express East Coast train. I
wonder why it is so difficult fir a train operating company to make a
success of this route. I mean it's a fab quick journey to London from
Doncaster - approx 1 hour & 40 mins. I can be at a meetin in Central
London from home less than 2.5 hours. But, and here's he rub it's
bloomin pricey. A same day purchase of a 1st class ticket is not much
lower than a ecomony flight to NYC, the trains are not clean and the
customer service patchy. From Leeds it's an additional 40 mins and
often the trains are delayed. They talk about decreasing passenger
numbers but every train I catch seems to be pretty full no matter what
time of day.
There are bargains to be had (for example todays journey is about £85
return as it's a non flexible advance. Cheaper than driving yes but
nowhere near as comfortable.
I feel for the staff - it only seems like 2 minutes since they
transferred from GNER to NEXC and here they go again - the unions have
to be careful what they say on one hand another change for the staff
is bad but a renationalised is exacy what they have been after for
years - so the union wins (or perceives they do) but what about the
individual? And where does this put other privatisation plans such as
the Royal Mail?
Anyway back to positives (and trivial matters) it is due to be
glorious, wine shall be drunk, song shall be sung and fun will be had.
Good friends, good weather & good times - huzzah.
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