not quite a crisis but …

we have a potentially difficult domestic situation here this evening with the kettle stopping working – with a consequent serious knock on impact on the evening brew. I thought I had managed to avoid a crisis  with the simple replacement of the fuse, but alas the problem must be with the element the snazzy blue […]

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last but one visit to …

i was in Blackpool today visiting some of my team, only one more trip there now (in December) before I hang up my boots – or should it be a pen, laptop or even a bowler hat that a civil servant hangs up. Well what ever it is that I will be hanging up I […]

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when choice isnt always a good thing …

pat and I are at that time again in the two-year mobile ‘phone cycle when we need to make a choice on handset replacement – indeed we need to make a choice about whether to replace them at all, after all our current ‘phones work fine, have never let us down and not replacing them […]

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confirmed dates

yesterday I finalised my leaving dates at work – my last day in the office will be Friday 20 December, due to a combination of accrued annual leave, public holidays and flexi time my last day of employment will be Friday 24 January.

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another 7 up at the etihad

following a very decent firework display before the game it took less than four minutes for the fireworks to start on the pitch with a penalty from Aguero and then with a different distribution of 7 goals last night (after the 7 put past the hapless Norwich at weekend) and with 5 of them going […]

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good news

Just at The Etihad and heard that Newcastle have beaten Chelsea 2-0, that’s a superb result for them. A win today for City would leave us just one point behind them.

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