Off this week, so far
My short contract finished and I have no work, thus far, this week. Something will come along, I have no doubt.
I had an interview yesterday and another, different company, today. I will be job hunting as I go this week. Today I also had a Uni... Read more
Saturday 3rd March
Last night it froze hard and then it snowed. I couldn't drive off the estate in my little car as I had no traction ... Read more
Late on a Friday Blog
Another snow day today. The road to Lincoln was open but our PCSO chap said to maybe not risk it as we are having more snow tonight and he was worried that I wouldn't get home again. I took his advice. The main road opened, closed again, re open... Read more
Wednesday and not quite my birthday but as we don't have a 29th......
Today is as good as any, I guess.
I am taking a snow day today. I can't get off my estate in my 20 year old Nissan Micra with no traction control, ABS or any other mod cons. ... Read more
Saturday in the cold
Boy, it was chilly out there today. Poor Toffee was shivering all the way around the walk this morning. We didn't get up until gone 8am having been watching Kill Bill last night, round at Ken's flat. He has a big TV and I have a little one. Also... Read more
Well, 35 miles in 2 and a quarter hours is not bad. I took the roadie out, Bluey not the older but far lovelier steel bike. I have a wee braking issue with him. I couldn't face riding Eric again today, he needs a service and I cannot motivate my... Read more
Job hunting and work
I am applying for all sorts of jobs, anything and everything. I have an interview next Thursday. It's not a long term contract 3 - 6 months, but will do me nicely for the remainder of my time in Lincolnshire, before I move back towards Norfolk.
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First February blog
The world has got away from me a bit. I've done a little riding and a lot of shivering as it's so cold.
Iam stil at BT. Just. I've had another 2 assessments and still acing the job but I have had my new hours come in. For two solid weeks I ... Read more
The Thursday assessment didn't happen. I am more hopeless than I thought, the assessment was Friday. Its the works diaries as they are Sun - Sat and they throw me a bit.
Anyway, sat with Manager and said that I didn't want to hear my calls ... Read more
Assessment training day
Today at work I have a 1-2-1 training assessment with the manager of our team who thinks that I am a bit silly really. I am good at what I do, I know I am as the NPS (net promotion scores) tell me so. However, I am 22 years older than the next y... Read more
It's been a week since my last blog
Wow, tempus fugit and all that.
I had a D&V bug all last night so staying off today and getting on with some admin. When I was at the NHS, a D&V bug meant a mandatory 72 hours off work. Call centres have no such ruling hence why I feel like th... Read more
Thursday morning and blowing a hooley
It's a bit windy out there today. Probably not taking the bike out. I did yesterday, for 9 miles or so, but not today.
I have bronchitis at the moment, so riding was probably a stupid thing. Heigh ho. I haven't even walked the dog yet and a... Read more
Monday. Walk, Work, Walk, Ride
Yes, I know it's a dodgy photo, but it was dark.
After work today, I walked Toffster and decided that it wasn't cold enough to not ride. Sorry abo... Read more
Getting ready for the week ahead
After a bit of a rubbish week, I was ready for the weekend.
I am feeling very old at work. The 20 somethings are really annoying me. Every time something happens they whoop like kids and are generally very noisy. I can't work like that and fin... Read more
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Week one of the new year, done and dusted.
I have set my target for 3 1/2 hours a week of riding through the winter challenge again - or 16 hours for January in case of inclement weather.
I am up on the drag curve as I have ridden for 5 hours this week, over only 3 days. I must be main... Read more