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09/01/2013 at 23:23

Wifey - do you know any medics who can look after you?

I'm done for this evening.  Have achieved my objectives.  Night night.


debbo    pirate
09/01/2013 at 23:34
I might have to find a doc tomorrow as I think I might need antibiotics - grrrr
seren nos    pirate
10/01/2013 at 07:56

morning all

hope the fgoot is better this morning Wifey..........don't want you to be put off your running..........You have a PB to train for 

I'm getting ready to go for a swim.......

10/01/2013 at 09:32

Morning all,

hope you manage to find your anti-bs Wifey and happy swimming Seren.  I have a strange mental image of the GPO wrapping Meldy's legs in gaffer tape as per that chap on the Icelandic Air flight.

I have the post swim snots, but did manage to survive a swim where they made me do other stuff than crawl, I'm hoping it will be a what doesn't kill me kind of things.

If you're only web browsing then computers should be able to go on for ever, problems start to arise if you need to put new software on as this increasingly requires/makes use of the better resources newer kit has.  I could go off on a 'back in my day' at this point, but I shall resist as it's likely to be a lengthy one (and technical and dull).

debbo    pirate
10/01/2013 at 12:31
I can't properly weight-bear on my right foot so no running for me today - My sis is taking me to 'emerg' later as I have no doctor
seren nos    pirate
10/01/2013 at 13:23

debbo.hope that it can be sorted by a couple of tablets....i was awesome at swimming

Hope    pirate
10/01/2013 at 13:29

That's horrible Deb, hope you get it seen to today.

Well done at awesomeness Seren 

I'm not doing anything awesome today, but I am basking in the glow of a fairly awesome run last night 

10/01/2013 at 15:40

The quality of the components joints and solder in computers has gone down over many years now so that they just don't last as long as they once did. That has gone in hand with them being seen as disposable objects .  It's also why they're now pretty much worthless once bust where as they used to have a scrap value.

That's even the case in the £1000 + business machines unfortunatley.

But you guys all sound like my ideal users who actually take care of their kit.

2 month old iPad smashed yesterday when it was dropped in a van and hit the metal gear stick. 

Or there was the one that got run over, or the blackberry that was dropped down a festival portaloo, which they only told me after they'd slapped it in my hand.

seren nos    pirate
10/01/2013 at 15:58

oh dear alibear.rmeind me never to lend you my laptop

i have just run......a little damp out ... not sure whether to let the kit dry on me as i have got running club in 2 hours or to showrr and get clean kit

10/01/2013 at 17:27


if it was me I would first check in the clean clothes drawer.

Ali- I have managed to wear out one of my portables, but that was taking it on a regular weekly airflight to Europe and even then it took some years to succumb.

Back in the day I got a call from one of the factory schedulers I used to support.  He'd split coffee on his keyboard, but being an enterprising chap he'd rinsed it with water and then left it on top of one of the furnaces on the factory floor to 'dry off'.  When they eventually plugged the by now Salvador Dali shaped keyboard back in they found it no longer worked.

Hope    pirate
10/01/2013 at 17:44


Seren you're a proper little training machine. Go you!

I'm about to get my yoga mat out. I have achy legs and I think I need a bit of a stretch.

Ali, you're almost as bad as me with gadgets.


seren nos    pirate
10/01/2013 at 17:51

over 13 hours training in 4 days.i am going to be able to have an easy weekend

10/01/2013 at 18:17

one college assignment completed over the course of back-to-back 16 hour days done

one haircut done

one run done

one showerhead de-scaled with vinegar done

and hello all before i disappear again

seren nos    pirate
10/01/2013 at 20:51

TMW..well done on getting another assignment done

11/01/2013 at 15:08

Waves at departing TMW

Afternoon all, feeling a bit mangled after yesterday's pilates.  Sat on horns of dilemma, swim with Masters this evening at unfamiliar pool with no spare time for usual get lost nonsense or at daft o'clock tomorrow morning? 

Edited: 11/01/2013 at 15:08
seren nos    pirate
11/01/2013 at 15:10

just dip in the river Ferret.

 I am is more tiring than training

11/01/2013 at 16:39

I feel the need to point out it'snot me breaking things it's my users. The MD's just walked past with a £1400 laptop side ways in his hand swinging it as he walks along. Lid open and it's still installing microsoft updates as he swings it. Le Sigh.

Solid state drive for him next I think.

M...eldy    pirate
11/01/2013 at 18:34

Evening all

Today I have drunk a lot of coffee  

11/01/2013 at 21:21
Today I've not drink enough! The hot water thingy in the new office only does warm verging on hot water, not boiling water so tea and coffee are grim and I've resorted to fruit tea! Don't get me started on the IT carp or the clear desk policy.....

Still I had fun annoying people just by being tanned from my hols
12/01/2013 at 06:51


Running and body pump this morning.  Here's hoping it doesn't take me 5 days to stop aching again!

In other news........ Why do my cats get me up at silly o'clock to be fed and watered and then they go back to sleep leaving me wide awake.  Stern words are in order!

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