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Sunday, May 31, 2009

gah, Monday looms, sleep beckons...



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drinking beers in the ring o bells.



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Finished garden work, red despite the SPF30 cream, cracking open first beer, thoughts turn to food...



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slowly taking shape... preparing base for next set of slabs...
slowly taking shape... preparing base for next set of slabs...



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Saturday, May 30, 2009

the days work...
the days work...



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this is my Saturday,how did that happen? o_O
this is my Saturday,how did that happen? o_O



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Friday, May 29, 2009

Time for beer #1



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Hurray! Just finished the project that has been hurting my brain for the last few weeks... and with 1.5 hours to spare too :)



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Eating more Gresgon's pizza... wish me luck...



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Urgh, suddenly feeling violently ill, stomach cramps, what do you think - the Gregson's pizza or bitter?



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Early start today :'( lots to do...



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Thursday, May 28, 2009

full of pizza...



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Heading to the Gregson for some food and a pint (or two)



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some stone for the bottom of the garden, and nimba, the cat...
some stone for the bottom of the garden, and nimba, the cat...



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Preparing to take delivery of dozens of paving slabs...



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The bugs are everywhere... Can't... go... on... Argh! It's crawling up my neck whispering "Microsoft VBScript runtime error 800a000d"...



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Eating Gits Green Chilli Mini Papads which I fried up in a fit of hunger at 10pm last night... http://ping.fm/D1cI0



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Wednesday, May 27, 2009

*yawn*



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Doh doh doh! 15 mins late for my conference call meeting :(



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In a dungeon, can barely see the glyphs and runes of the portal set into the wall... it seems to be some kind of SQL Stored Procedure...



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miserable weather, where did the sun go?
miserable weather, where did the sun go?



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Prepares to descend once again into the Stygian depths of SQL hell, armed only with a distinctly unmagical dagger called veebeescript.



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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

full of beans, in a literal way, attempting to now cram some white wine on top...



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Battling with the scaly demons of the SQL underworld...



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Hmm, the neighbour's children seem to have acquired a drum set. This is not the best of news. They've installed it next door to my office...



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Monday, May 25, 2009

overheard: "if I have to tell you one more time, then you can't watch Britain's got talent tonight"... um, is that a threat?



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still no car, this is getting frustrating...



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Sunday, May 24, 2009

couldn't face toast... musical toast that is...



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making onion fulori...
making onion fulori...



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chilling out in my chav pants
chilling out in my chav pants



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unrepentant...



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Saturday, May 23, 2009

fancy breakfast. ..
fancy breakfast. ..



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Friday, May 22, 2009

Testing my new phone : )



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New phone 3


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New phone 2


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New phone 1


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Friday, Friday, we love you, we do.



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New music, hurray!

Thursday, May 21, 2009


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Drinking yet more coffee and adding chocolate brownies to the mix...



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Good morning world, coffee is inside me, email is checked and replied to, the world of mindless editing stretches before me...



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Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Our car has failed its MoT, mechanic sucks air between his teeth, says gently "It's time to call it day"... like we're putting down a dog :(



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Almost crashed the car into a bollard outside the MoT place, as mechanics watched, would have been funny - 'Oh, and fix that too would you?'



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Have to copy and convert 212 files from one website to another, this is a heavy task...



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I think I'm still asleep - the stupidity feels too strong this morning.



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Tuesday, May 19, 2009

I think I worked too hard today - I feel odd



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Just ordered my new phone upgrade... ah, I do love a new gadget...



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Refried potato and spinach curry for lunch...



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The old man has returned. It takes a long time to reverse back into his 'reserved' space. He looks angrily at the car behind and in front.



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Watching an old man move his car then get out a cone which he puts in his old space. He has a sign in his window warning ppl to KEEP CLEAR!



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Monday, May 18, 2009

Playing with Wolfram Alpha :)



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Everyone should discover years-old code that doesn't work, never has, and has stopped people spending money on your website...



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Just booked a random hotel in London for next month, hope it's not another crack-house brothel.



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Everyone should start the day with a broken sql server.



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Sunday, May 17, 2009

In need of several hours more sleep, a veggie BLT, a banana licuado, some sunshine and an extra weekend day (Sasuday). I'll settle for 3/5..



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Saturday, May 16, 2009

Prep for garden party in progress: brolly, check. Wellies, check...



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Stupid cat toy


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Friday, May 15, 2009

Glad this day of work is nearing its end - it has been one of deep frustration and endless bugs.. The beers cooling in the fridge call me..



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Adding parmesan to a chicken and mushroom pot noodle - woah, this is high class living.



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Ugh, wet, muddy, smelly cat, what am I? Your cleaning platform?



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Trying to shake the fog from my head, the rain doesn't help. The cats all sit and stare accusingly at me, blaming me for the weather.



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Thursday, May 14, 2009

...now for an evening of doing absolutely nothing - lovely



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I see evil orange cat approach the house, I hide, he enters, cautious. I let him get comfortable then leap out, screaming. He looks scared..



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... Star Trek was good, very good (apart from the love story angle). Makes Thursday all the more bearable...



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Tuesday, May 12, 2009

...it sometimes sounds like I live next door to a circus of noisy misery, loud suffering and wailsome children...



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trying a new cafe for lunch... Nervous about the quality...



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This brain has performed an illegal operation and will be shut down. If the problem persists, contact the program vendor.



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Monday, May 11, 2009

...just bought our Solfest tickets :) Roll on summer festivals!



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...mystery freezer lunch today...



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...hmm, upgrade time soon, HTC Magic or Nokia 5800? The Nokia has more tech and the HTC camera looks crap... anyone know better than me?



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Sunday, May 10, 2009

... Might have stayed up a bit too late last night...



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Cheese cutlets, oh yeah baby...

Saturday, May 09, 2009


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Time to cook something...


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A modest breakfast of egg on beans on cheese on toast...


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Quesadillas for lunch :)

Friday, May 08, 2009


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... no bloody biscuits, no bloody cake... a fine bloody Friday this is turning out to be... *mutter*



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...now he is wrestling with a sold sign. Placing the new sign seems a lot trickier than the removal, in the high wind. The ladder wobbles...



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...watching a man climb a ladder in the wind and rain, armed with a hammer, removing a for sale sign across the street. He looks grumpy.



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Thursday, May 07, 2009

... sun is shining, the kitchen smells of tom cat piss... ah, could summer finally be here?



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... nothing like a morning of admin to get the blood pumping...



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Wednesday, May 06, 2009

... goat cheese, walnut and spinach pizza for lunch... not enough of it though... suspect hunger will remain :(



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... can't believe it is still pissing down. Am I doomed to spend another 24 hours without leaving the house?



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Open wide, time for cake :)


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Tuesday, May 05, 2009

... time for cake and coffee...



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When it rains, bake a cake

Monday, May 04, 2009


A sour cream and nut cake

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ah, lazy, rainy holiday...



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Sunday, May 03, 2009

... ah, what adventures does today hold in store?



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Tea on the lawn, happening now, st leonards gate, lancaster

Saturday, May 02, 2009


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... hangover... sooo tired... dizzy... oh dear... must... bake... cakes...



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Friday, May 01, 2009

... preparing for a long weekend of, well, stuff. Fun stuff no less...



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... eeeeee, wet and smelly cat shaking himself like a little dog over my keyboard, face, monitor... *sigh*



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... lunch part 2 consists of... wait, you're not *bored* of these lunch updates are you? I know, it hardly seems possible...



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Eating (drinking?) a cup of Costa Rican black-bean soup topped with a sour cream and coriander sauce infused with jalape´┐Żos...



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Morning world, a sunny may day :)


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