November 24th, 2010

beach

From Twitter 11-23-2010


  • 10:37:55: RT @laurashav: Dear Adobe, your Flash player is fine. You can stop updating it every other day. Really. Enough now.
  • 10:46:18: RT @Live_for_Films: When Tintin met Cthulhu – Cool Herge Lovecraft Art Mashup. http://bit.ly/gGNzXx
  • 14:45:21: NTS: File paperwork more often. On the plus side, I can see my desk again Mainly because paperwork in neat piles on floor. may need more tea
  • 15:37:03: still trying to decide what to spend my amazon voucher on.
  • 16:27:31: the trouble with sorting paperwork so infrequently is that you find important paperwork that you should have dealt with months ago. oops.
  • 23:59:15: watching Arcade Fire and Robert Plant on Later... with Jools. I love the iPlayer.

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beach

day #2

day #2 of my sort-of-holiday-between-jobs

Dropped K's mum off at the train station as she's off to K's sister's husband's father's funeral. Think I got all the apostrophes in the right place. More on apostrophes later.

Then I took the opportunity for a quick pootle around PC World, ostensibly to get some printer ink cartridges, when I spotted what I thought was a bargain - K and I wanted to get a smaller camera for general out & about trips rather than lugging the D50+lenses everywhere, and they had a Panasonic TZ9 for £219, which seemed like a decent deal until I checked at home.

Amazon have the newer TZ10 for £207, plus free case *and* £30 cashback, so that's our joint christmas present sorted. Yay for new shinies.

Tried to persuade K on the virtues of the Kindle, but she wasn't really digging it. She suggested that I make a list of all the dead-tree unread books I have, then read *them* first, whilst saving up. Should take me a while...

Then it was off to the allotment to check out the location of the rasberry bed, then time to collect the Beans from school, then swimming, tea and now onto the 'puter.

I'm knackered!