Hullo, Hullo, Hullo from up North! I’m back in the motherland.. the land of;
But anyway.. that’s now. What have I been up to since I last updated this blog? Lets see if I can rewind my foggy brain and remember what I’ve been up to.
Nothing much. Worked from home, got my Emergency RFC 99% written for sending off to DfT’s Shared Services on Wednesday. I was quite chuffed at breaking the back of that and getting it to the finished state.
Also managed to work on the Mad Scientist’s Lair in Second Life on Mayday Island… a new Role Play project I’m starting up a few others. It’s nothing like the RP I currently do in NoR .. it’s not post apocolyptic, it’s set on an Island and will have a basic, simple combat meter set up. Interesting to see how this develops.
And… it was an early night. Gosh, shock, horror I hear you say.. but it was needed. Intense concentration throughout the day, and I have an early start on Wednesday
I’m up early.
I don’t do early.
I’m struggling and really hating travelling at this time in the morning .. i.e 8am. It’s not the time that bothers me that much, it’s the sheer volume of people.
I don’t like crowds, I hate crowds. I’m mildly claustraphobic and travelling on the London Transport system at rush hour stresses me out, and I start feeling sick and panic’y… hard to breathe… the bus is taking forever.. the tube is crowded and I’m hemmed into a corner staring at people’s armpits because I am such a short arse. I just need to get out, get off the tube and see sky again.
I eventually get to Victoria, and can breathe. I take a slow walk to DfT Southside on Victoria Street and try and regain my centre of calmness and open space. Time to launch into the 4hour workshop on Treasury’s Clear Line of Sight Project. It was a successful workshop, got the testing framework set out and underway, with the build work starting next week.
Back to the office to work on the remainder of the ERFC to send across to Shared Services. I get that out the way, sorted out a couple of things then shut down the laptop, switched my out of office on then left the building to meet up with Jay in the Brass Monkey for a couple.
We then switch to the Elusive Camel for another.. a god awful bar, and we won’t be going back to any time soon.
Hunger pangs kick in and I take Jay to Loco Mexicano for his very 1st Mexican.
Yes, it really was his very first Mexican….. after we nosh down on some good scran, it’s into the Prince of Wales for a nightcap.
We watch England win 3-0 against Belarus then off home.
I’m up obscenely early. The alarm goes off at 5:50am
Cause I need to leave the house for 6:50am, catch the 76 Bus down to Bank, to then hop onto the DLR to London Airport to catch my 8:55am flight to Dundee!
It’s a tiny plane.
1st stop was Tonic where a pint of Coke for Rob, G & T for Murray and a bottle of Stella for me. Or as Murray puts it… a dyke drink.
2nd stop was the DCA for this time a glass of wine for me (less of a dyke drink?), a pint of Lemonade for Rob and another G & T for Murray
Final stop was the Playwright for a few Whisky Cocktails