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    An old Police Interceptors provided a modicum of entertainment whilst dining

    This week has been very frustrating. Constantly chopping and changing from one thing to another, primarily for bureaucratic rather than technical reasons. Context switches are tiring, and several in a day leads to so little being done that it feels very frustrating. Finally managed to cut through some red tape and get something sorted out this afternoon though, so there might be something achieved by the end of the week

    Speaking of which: Friday tomorrow!

    Goodnight all


      Morning denizens

      Grey start out but not raining, though it may this afternoon and evening. It was quite breezy last night but that seems to have settled down a bit. It's a mild start at 13°C though not getting past 16°, while the barometers are decidedly down at 987/995mB

      Friday, though!



        Friday apparently, though when I woke I couldn't figure out what day it was.



        Blue sky in parts.

        Wanly sunny.

        Chilly in here at 17.1 deg, 17.5 deg in the kitchen, 17 deg in the leanto.

        997.5 mBar, 29.456 in Hg, 748.18 Torr, 14.468 psi, (down from 1000 last night), 78% RH (GDR hair), 70% RH (Lidl electric).

        Meanwhile on the 10th of October 2019 I was making rice pudding (excessively sweet) in the microwave followed by watching yet more Jeremiah and Joan of Arcadia, whereas NF was watching yet more Breaking Bad (S4) and wondering if anyone next door but one would deign to put the wandering umbrella of the front garden in the bin.

        It's pissing down.

        <interstitial pause>

        Oh, it's stopped.

        Shopping trip to Morrisons done dusted washed dried sanitised & put way.

        Forgot stuff again.

        Something is digging holes in the lawns. I wish it would stop.

        Lunch: scrambled egg etc.

        Entertainment: the thing that isn't Y&Y waffling on about books about plants & nature & suchlike. :. What about all the dead trees that died to make those books? Two faced bastards!

        Walk (unabbreviated) walked in sunshine, then rain, then sunshine again. Totally knackered now.

        Veronica Mars S3 E10 "Show me the monkey". .

        Good to see that ned is still doing the needful updations to nedprod:


        He's building a house: what could possibly go wrong? .

        Tea: sausage, mash, baked beans. Food of the gods though the sausage were extremely hard.

        Entertainment: last 10 minutes of "Inspector Morse" wherein I had no fecking idea whatsoever of what was transpiring. .

        Iolo's Valleys thing E4: the Gwent valleys. If there's owt else on I haven't found it yet.

        Last edited by DoctorStrangelove; 14 June 2024, 18:04.
        When the fun stops, STOP.


          Morning all

          Blue sky with lumps of fluff. Gentle breeze. Rain forecast from mid afternoon to early evening. Currently 16 degrees with a high of 17 expected. Barometer down to 1004 mBar.

          Yea olde jalopy is off for its MOT this morning. I really hope it passes, am very worried it won't.

          This afternoon I pick up the keys to the new gaff and get to follow the check in agent around saying, "you missed that".


            Morning all

            Unbilled day today. Spending time with dad.
            …Maybe we ain’t that young anymore


              Lunch: pork chop with apple sauce, in a white bloomer sandwich because Sainsbury's didn't have any wholemeal baps, plus a bag of plain crisps

              Bit of rain just before, and looks like there might be more. Quite breezy as well


                The jalopy lives to ride another year.

                Three advisories that are nothing to worry about.


                  Originally posted by ladymuck View Post
                  The jalopy lives to ride another year.

                  Three advisories that are nothing to worry about.



                    First election candidate leaflet through the door, from an Independent! Not sure how he expects to bring about world peace and resolve the climate crisis all by himself, those being among his policies. Still, he managed to make it into the building so maybe he has hidden powers


                      Tea: ribs in a smokey BBQ sauce and chips

                      From the supermarket this time, so not as good as the remarkable ones from Chatsworth. But still nice

                      Turned sunny out there for the evening