Hi everyone - sorry I haven't read back. It has been a completely exhausting weekend and I've completely fallen down on my exercise targets for the past two days.
Yesterday we drove halfway round the country and froze our butts off buying a new(er) car and today we had to traipse into London to go to a sunday-opening post office to get it taxed. Although buying a new(er) car was very much something I wanted to do, it did prove to be rather stressful and also emotionally draining as I found it hard to say goodbye to my old faithful car that has seen me through so much over the past 10+ years.
Anyway, suffice to say I didn't run yesterday and I'm not swimming tonight. I feel bad about it and rather than a tired blob but hopefully normal service will be resumed tomorrow.
And I have the drive to work in my new(er) car to look forward to
Hi everyone I wasn't up at my usual crack-of-dawn this morning as my knees were hurting and I had a headache last night and felt like I needed a bit of a sleep-in.
I am hoping to snitch a couple of rooms next week, Chuggy, but I do need to know that my line manager will back me in the face of potential opposition from the person blocking my moves, as he is more senior than me. So I do have things up my sleeve...
In the meantime, we are hoping to go and look at a new(er) car to buy tomorrow so I'm super-excited about that
I agree in principle with everything that's been said about squatters' rights and would love to do that. In practice, the security on the buildings is so inane that I can't get into most of them in order to take over the spare space. But it has been considered carefully!
I have plans to get things moving in other ways and I was feeling okay about it until yesterday when I suddenly felt really furious about the situation.
Chuggy - do you mean delicate or delicates??
Tubs - I love hearing about your animals. So sorry things are so difficult for you at the moment ((((())))
And for everyone who needs them - (((((((WIN)))))))
Yep - it is very bizarre, Chuggy. The problem appears to be caused by one person "blocking" the system and I am very frustrated because it is not down to a lack of space per se. There are plenty of rooms but some very complex moves going on across the organisation which appear to be blocking the acquisition of office space in a timely fashion for us and the one person who could speed things up for us is just flatly refusing to do so.
We may well have the same problem again later in the year unless it's been resolved fully by then, as we will be getting another member of staff to work on a new project in the summer.