Not so manic Monday

Hello one and all.

Another day, another post.

Monday is one of my favourite days of the week at work. It is a lovely calm day after the mayhem of a normal summer weekend. All my good friends are present, and the ones I speak with less often aren't. A lovely chilled atmosphere.

Tomorrow is the last day of my working week. Wednesday is my day off, and I plan to do as little as is humanly possible. Well, I would, but it's my day to meet up with mum. So a day chilling round town or somewhere local. I fancy a visit to Cardiff. I love it there and have not been for absolutely ages. But I'll see.

Ah well. Whatever I do. I'll probably write about it after the event.

So. Till then. Adios Amigos.

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Cue the violins

Ah well.
Here I am again. Today was a bit of a hard day at work. Still not feeling well. (Violins would be quite nice actually). It was a long and hard day. Very wet cold and rainy. Never particularly busy. But I just felt so useless, lethargic, and with a bad stomach pain to boot. Thought I was feeling a bit of an improvement as the evening went on, but the closer I got to my finishing time, the more I realised, I was beginning to feel pretty bad again.
Once home, I tried to eat, no joy.

OK. That was an almighty whinge fest and I apologise. All done with now. :)

Good things? Hmm.

I've been loving a music service called Tidal this last month. They give a one month free trial of the service. I was more than happy to take advantage of their generosity. The awesome thing that sets Tidal apart from the others, is that they stream music at lossless CD quality, way higher than the normal mp3 quality of at best 320kb/s. At a rate of 1411 Kb/s, I have been blown away by the quality and although the cost of the HiFi streaming is £20 per month, I am seriously considering continuing. The sound is amazing. I was lucky enough to get a free pair of top of the range Sony MDR 1R earphones a couple of years back. This music is what they were made for, they literally sing now. Lower quality music doesn't do the earphones justice. To say I'm loving music would be an understatement. Everything is so clear, every single instrument stands out instead of being lost in a sea of sound.

Anything else good? Erm not right now. I'll report back again at some point.

Ta ta for now.

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Colouring in for adults

Hello again.

Time for another post methinks. Not sure what I'm  going to talk about, but I'm sure that something will come to mind as I go along.
Well, today I have a very rare thing indeed. A day off. Not by choice as such, I'm just feeling a little bit poorly today. (cue the violins). So, I had a lie in, not that I really wanted to get up to be honest. But I cannot sleep all day. So I'm up, and making the most of the time that I have at home.
I wasn't too popular when I rang up this morning to say I couldn't come in, but hey, never mind. I never take time off, so I,ll not let it get to me.

Tuesday night was girlie night with my two best friends. Plenty of drink, pizza, and laughs by the gallon. Just what was needed. Life can be too serious sometimes. As was usual we came up with madcap ideas, from inflatable tables with built in indentations for food and glasses. Inflatable butlers, (not sure what use they'd be) and anything else that wasn't inflatable, but could be made inflatable.  Not sure what our preoccupation with all things inflatable was, but it was fun at the time. The night went on well into the next day. I remember seeing the clock at 5am. So a very good night was had by all.

I decided to rearrange my bedroom a touch yesterday; but,  as is usual with me I'll start off doing one thing, then find myself sidetracked by something I find and end up doing something completely different. This time it was the hundreds of books I had amassed when I was studying at Worcester . I did consider whether I wanted to get rid of them. They would certainly clear up a massive space on my bookshelves, But, I found myself reluctant to do so. They represented a huge investment, not only monetary but also time wise. Plus, I'd have to find something else to put on my shelves in their place. Empty bookshelves just look odd!

I think I'll have a bowl of vegetable soup. see how that goes down. Then I may or may not have bit of a play on Guild Wars 2. Either that or photoshop messing.

I have also just rediscovered the joys of colouring in. There are hundreds of books aimed at adults, so I thought it would be a fun and relaxing timewaster. It is.
Anyway. May post later on today.
But for now. Byee...

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Guess who's back


Hi there. After reading someone's blog, I realised I quite missed my blog and writing. And so... here I am. Back. Took me three ruddy years to decide to come back, and who knows, this may be as short lived as my previous return efforts. But who knows.

Life has changed. Not for the worst, a bit for the better and quite different.

I still work in a garage tho, just in a different part of Herefordshire.  Locks garage.  If you've heard of it, then it's probably for our famous ice creams.
I love working there. I have made some of the best friends I have ever had, am rarely bored, well paid and a day doesn't go by without copious amounts of laughing.

I've lost lots of weight too; which is all good.

I've ended a relationship that had lasted years. Due to realising that I no longer loved the person in question. I hadn't for years. Thankfully we are still friends. Good ones. Even if they can't quite allow themselves to let go of me like I have them.

I also lost God somewhere. Can't remember where I left Him. Not sure if I'll find Him again. Right now I'm not looking either.  Maybe the time will come when I do. But right now, I don't know.

Anyway. It's way past my bedtime. I need sleep. Hopefully I'll want to post again in the next day or so. Till then...

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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
Born in 1975 in Brixham, in glorious Devon. Spent most of my youth in grimy birmingham. As soon as i was able at 18 I moved to beautiful Herefordshire. Where i remain to this day. Work at Locks Garage, famous for our ice creams. Generally wonderful place.
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