Monday, February 28, 2011

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Sore throat

I haven't had a day off sick since joining Operational Services (there's a actually a task in the pipeline which I'm quite looking forward to, but there's plenty of calls I'd rather not have to deal with) ...

Friday, February 18, 2011

friDay night

the weekEnd begins ...

Wednesday, February 16, 2011


Shouldn't I just walk away ...

Tuesday, February 15, 2011


take a conscientious individual / give him a job which he cannot possibly do / watch ...

Monday, February 14, 2011

Sunday, February 13, 2011

no Choice

But to continue ...

Saturday, February 12, 2011


Would be nice ...

Friday, February 11, 2011

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Romeo and Juliet

Prokofiev's ballet, danced by Ballet West at the Brunton Theatre ...

Wednesday, February 09, 2011


Fudge was behind the toilet door - hoping that she's OK ...

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Love, love changes everything

Tea was delicious, this evening ...

Monday, February 07, 2011

Sunday, February 06, 2011

Shostakovich 4

An opportunity (both children rehearsing "Annie") to listen to another of my extensive collection of BBC Music Magazine cover CDs - Vassily Sinaisky conducting the BBC Phil in Shostakovich's rambling 4th Symphony. It's a long, but rewarding listen - so much so that, with limited time before I drive out to collect the children, and wanting a cup of tea, I was walking around the house carrying a portable CD player, wearing headphones, and colliding with a door - hopefully, no damage done ...

Saturday, February 05, 2011


Listened to a recording of Holst's "the Planets" to-day - ironic, that just when some composers thought that it would be a good idea to add Pluto to the line up, it was de-planetised ...

Friday, February 04, 2011


Don't usually blog about work, but to-day, I've been 'assigning', which means passing calls to other people - and I know how much work needs to go into each call. The arithmetic, surely, is simple - if, in the course of a day (a Friday, when you'd expect things to be quieter), each person receives more than a day's work to do, we have a problem (unless to-day was unusually busy, which I doubt) ...

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

maybe Solas

Camping? or finding a b'n'b?