And so another financial month begins

Will not winge about my finances for at least two weeks now. Not until I have blown this months.

Olympics is nearly over, has been a great two weeks for armchair atheletes like myself, be sad to see it finish. I suspect S will be less sorry.

Off to the glamour of Reading this weekend to see mates. You can’t get a train through Reading to London because of works, and it is also the Reading festival. So its bound to be really quiet and easy to get to. Oh yes.

(Editor’s note: I did manage to get to Reading by train. It was easy. However we decided to come back just when the festival was emptying out. So there was a queue of about 5000 people at the station. We elected to get a cab home. Only cost us £70. Ouch.)


Haven’t I been paid yet? Grrr

Twas the day before payday and….yes I am counting the minutes til I get paid. I love this time of the month, it fills me with glee and joy.

Really do need to get on with the writing thing now. Have got caught up with sorting and tweaking stuff following upgrading the pc to XP Service Pack 2. Joy. Its mainly okay, but the filesharing programs need some more tweaking to get them going. Will work more on that tonight.

Somewhat more motivated

Right, tonight what I want to do is sit down and have a long hard look at what I have written in story terms so far, and see what I can do with it. Do I want to carry on, do I want to rewrite it into something else, do I want to start something else entirely? These and other important things are my task for tonight.

Organised and sorted a lot of my stuff this weekend, got things in some form of order. Cleared out some things, suspect I should clear out more. Just trying to get rid of the useless junk in my life. S would probably suggest that I need a couple of skips for that, but I am talking within my twisted form of reasoning.

Really looking forwards to a long weekend over the Bank Holiday, hopefully going to get up to some fun stuff to pass the time.

Chugging along

Slept more last night, but conversely feel more tired today. Suspect I have the toll of a weird weekend catching up on me, so probably more sleep due tonight. Feeling a little better today, although still a little muted obviously

Am watching the Olympics wherever I can at the moment, keeps me occupied. Needs the athletics to get started to make it really worthwhile. And shut the papers up about our lack of medals.


Grandpa Flotsky died over the weekend, so feeling a bit low at the moment. He had made it to 84, so he hadn’t done bad, but he’d been very ill all year, and it just all caught up on him. Just feel for me folks and my Grandma at the moment, and miss him. Not in a very writey mood, so to speak. Thinking of him.

Still Sleepy

But it is the weekend tonight, so I don’t really care, load up with coffee and plough onwards towards hometime. Excited due to the start of the Olympics tonight, waiting to see which random major celebrity is unearthed to do something. I reckon the lass from “My big fat Greek wedding” is odds on to be there.

Vistors from Australia and France in the past two days. I must make some sort of world map graphic and shove a load of dots on it to represent this, it fascinates me (and me alone probably).

This weekend involves a couple of meetups with friends, and starts with a lazy night in front of the tellie with S. Can’t wait 🙂 Will probably be up late watching a repeat of the Opening ceremony or something.

Less of me somehow

So I am about 3 pounds off losing my first stone (and I am not playing Curling). Quite suprised to have lost that much so quickly. To be completely honest, I can barely notice it, but I know its a good thing to be doing, and its more about keeping it going and trying to get to a much more sensible size. So the next time you see me, tell me I look like I have lost loads of weight, even if you can’t see it either 😉

didn’t get wet last night, mainly due to it not raining, which was nice. I finally feel like I have dried out. My laptop doesn’t quite feel the same yet, but we will have a chat about things today, see where he is coming from, what I can do to help him.


Really got incredibly wet through last night. It seemed like a good idea at the time to walk home, the rain seemed to be slackening off when I left. I got drenched, the sort of dampness you still feel a day later. I’ll get by. However my work laptop didn’t enjoy it quite as much, and its keyboard is broken. I can use an external one, which is something, but I thought all last night the whole thing was broken, which would have been somewhat less than ideal.

I wish also it could be wet or hot, rather than both. I feel somewhat monsoon today

Let’s work

Or not 😉 Very happy to be back at work after over a week off, of course. So glad 🙂 Nah, its alright, its just I’d rather be at home than work, that is a very general state of affairs for me. Not too chaotic though, just settling back in nicely.

New countries to wave hello to are the USA and Singapore. This site is a right little globetrotter.