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Friday 26th July 2002 9:28 pm

Was really pissed off about it being hot earlier, but I've had a shower and cooled down a bit now, so feeling better. Plus had a few text messages and e-mails from various friends, which was cool. And the most recent Jedi Quest book in the post. Although my social life's suddenly getting much more complicated. For some reason Wallingford has smelt of country animals (ie stinks) since last night. Its really annoying, because its too hot to close my window, but I need a peg on my nose!

Was going to go and watch the raft race this evening, but stayed in because I had a load of things to do. Not that I've actually got that much done, but still 🙂 Pipex is being crap at the moment. I'm trying to get a site tracker for my site (as they host it), but they send an e-mail for confirmation and you have to use the username and password they send within 24 hours. Trouble is, they haven't sent me any e-mails. I know the e-mail addresses I used work, because I checked. You just can't get the staff. Not least because I had a notification that I had (junk) e-mail at another account, but it apparently doesn't exist!

And why is it I always seem to have a complicated yet non-existant love-life?


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Out a lot
Thursday 25th July 2002 6:38 pm

Not sure I'm actually going to make a night in this week, which is good, although I haven't had time to work on the site. If anyone really hates the new red design, then thats just tough because I like it. Should be going fencing tonight, although I'm not sure how much fencing I'll actually do because its quite warm out. At least if it is nice this weekend I could wash my kit and hang it out and it won't take long to dry.

Work was really quite boring today because there wasn't much of it to do. I should go over to the other site tomorrow and see about borrowing someone's computer to make some CDs. Assuming we have some blank CD-Rs, that is. Its really annoying that I have to archive everything onto CD (which I quite like), it would just be nice if I had a CD writer on my computer to do it with.

Really hope its not going to be 30degrees at the weekend, thats just a bit too hot for me. I don't want it to rain for the picnic on Saturday, or Sunday as I need to go into Reading, although my hayfever's not good, so I really need it to rain quite a bit for that. It did rain a bit on Tuesday, but so little you'd have been hard pressed to notice afterwards as the ground was still dry.

Must go and organise my lift, watch Buffy and send some e-mails.


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Work
Wednesday 24th July 2002 6:28 pm

Suddenly don't have much time as I have to leave in 15mins to go out for a meal at a pub, no idea where it is. Also have to sort out going up to Leeds in a few weeks as people are trying to make it complicated and going travelling, specially as my boss asked me about that one today. I did at least go to the STA travel site, I think I need to decide where I want to go and try and speak to someone, which means going in on a Saturday, as they're not open on Sundays.

My job an everything are actually going okay at the moment, but I'm sure it could be a lot better. People were talking about someone's hen night they went on that I wasn't invited to, which only makes me realise how little I have in common with all of the people there. They're okay, just boring. Their main topics of conversation are Eastenders, Big Brother, weddings and houses, and I'm really not interested in any of them. The blokes are a bit better, although they do talk about football quite a lot, which is also boring.

Must go and read my e-mails and sort myself out. Thought I'd have an hour to let my hair dry, which would be plenty, but ended up with more like 20mins due to leaving work late (was sitting there watching a macro run in excel) then realised I had to get some milk as I forgot at lunchtime. Have loads of things I need to do when I get back later now!


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3-day weekend
Tuesday 23rd July 2002 7:04 pm

Its always hard going back to work after the weekend, its even harder when you've had a 3-day weekend. Not that I'm complaining though, I'm quite glad I only have 4 days this week, I'm looking forward to the weekend already! I only have two projects on at the moment, but they are being really complicated. Not to mention the amount of time I have to spend waiting for things to be done on them by other people and running some big tables for other projects. I had a headache by the time I got home (although the heat probably didn't help).

Tonight's Rotaract is my first as secretary. Haven't decided how I'm going to write the minutes yet. Last night I dreamt that I went to the meeting and forgot to take anything to write on! Now I'm hoping it isn't going to rain before I leave as my washing is hanging outside, hopefully drying. Could potentially be a long meeting tonight as well, so not really going to get much done before Friday. And I have to decide what I'm going to do about my Tescos shopping. I might just get the minimum possible when I go to Reading on Sunday.

The internet is so slow after getting used to adsl!


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Home
Monday 22nd July 2002 11:30 am

I've been at home for the weekend, which has been nice, especially as I have been playing on the wireless adsl network!

Saturday I went to Winspit quarry, near Swanage for a water pistol fight, which was great fun as always. As it has been so hot for a week it was nice to get wet 🙂 It was nice to see all my friends down here as well.

The only thing about being at home is that every day is the same, as no-one is at work or school or anything. At least I only have a four-day week to go back to, and I'm busy every evening, so it won't be long until the weekend when I can go and see some different friends.

It so much nicer being at home, because its home. Although it is a bit in the middle of nowhere (although more buses here, admittedly, its difficult for there to be fewer). Due to my burnt finger I've not been re-doing my website. But it will look like this page (although none of the links here work). And I'll work out how to use this blogger thing sometime soon.


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