Monthly Archives: January 2007

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Well, I’m having encounters this week and no mistake!  The chap turning up on our doorstep asking for money was the first one.  Then today I caught the bus into town from work and a load of unruly young teenagers … Continue reading

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I don’t know about you, but I was brought up not to make what were referred to in our house as ‘personal remarks’, whether or not they are flattering or derogatory.  As a result, I never know quite how to … Continue reading

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Off to Canterbury today to plan a national conference in connection with work, to be held in June this year.  It was good to see the other three members of my organising committee again, who had come from near and … Continue reading

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Joined in the RSPB Birdwatch today; at our house first thing, and then answered some e-mails about our Archaeological Group and am about to total up our relevant bird sightings into an Excel spreadsheet.

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For years, whenever people have asked me "do you have children?" or sometimes "how old are your children?" or "how many children do you have?" I have said that we don’t have any, and then immediately explain that we married … Continue reading

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Worked from home today, and got quite a bit done towards the Presentation, but the proofreading took longer than I thought.  I’ve just taken it in walking to work and back, partly because I’m not in on Monday and didn’t … Continue reading

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I’m afraid that today didn’t improve my spirits, either! Last year my job, and those of colleagues, went to a pay review committee.  My role has changed enormously over the years, and what used to be a fairly straightforward one … Continue reading

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