Sunday, July 31, 2011


just wait one moment / I have two jobs to do / I can only do one of them / so, sensibly, I prioritise / which means that one of them doesn't get done / which means I get shouted at ...

(probably better just to do both jobs (badly)) ...

Tuesday, July 26, 2011


another difficult word ...

Monday, July 25, 2011


from my son's point of view, yesterday's deal wasn't particularly advantageous ...

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Saturday, July 23, 2011


Watching the news from Norway ...

Friday, July 22, 2011


we'll see - at least, I shall be away from the university ...

Thursday, July 21, 2011


and beginning ...

Wednesday, July 20, 2011


not everybody who wants help (to-day) will get it ...

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

crisis, again

with two people working here, we were emerging from the crisis / but we're back to one ...

Sunday, July 17, 2011


people used to give things up on a Sunday (as children, we were not allowed to play card games) / more recently, I read of someone who chose not to use her computer / but these are negative / do they promote positive rest (and recreation)?

Saturday, July 16, 2011


and Matthew wants bacon (which we have) and eggs (which I'd have to get from the shop) ...

Friday, July 15, 2011

Thursday, July 14, 2011

down to earth

a scary day, at work, yesterday ...

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

interesting times

as in, may you live in ...

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

tell someone

but if nobody wants to listen ...

Monday, July 11, 2011


it's quite simple / day after working day of not knowing if I can cope ...

Sunday, July 10, 2011

all together again

thankfully, although it does bring challenges ...

Saturday, July 09, 2011


the cats were keen on my company this morning, until I brought out the frontLine Combo ...

Friday, July 08, 2011

a new effort

no reason why I shouldn't update this blog more regularly (except for the small matter of thinking of what to write) ...

Wednesday, July 06, 2011

the good thing

about this blog is that I don't expect anybody to comment ...

Sunday, July 03, 2011

being honest

Daughter's been in hospital for 3 days. She was supposed to be having her operation on Thursday, home on Friday. It's Sunday morning - I'm drinking a welcome (black) coffee, and seeing no end to this. The daughter has just been sick - will the doctors want to keep her in for another day?