Tag Archives: work

Jun 24th, 2009

Bootstraps, I has ’em

Now I just need to work out how to haul myself up by them. Some of you may have noticed a distinct lack of new content around these parts of late (go on, please say you’ve noticed?), poor old June has a mere 3 posts to its name! I think it’s time I did something […]

Mar 15th, 2009

Two weeks in the life of Mim

Em over at Shrinking Yoda has posted a look at her schedule over 2 weeks. Out of a kind of morbid curiosity I thought I’d do the same. The week just gone:9th – 15th March Mon – Take kids to school. Work at publishers. Pick up from school. Supervise homework. Cook dinner. Take Caitlin to […]

Nov 25th, 2008

Status report

Lego pistol – retrieved, the friend admitted his mistake without any need to produce the evidence. Laundry – Mostly folded but not ironed and at least 3 loads waiting to be done. Kitchen – pantry and tupperware cupboard exploded several weeks ago, it’s been a losing battle ever since. Groceries – I am so not […]

Nov 19th, 2008

Car parks are not always concrete jungles

My new workplace is in a fairly recent development hacked out of the edge of a quite extensive area of bushland. The views from the office are rather nice and they’ve done a pretty good job with the landscaping, the car parks have plenty of garden beds strewn about the place. Apparently the local wildlife […]

Nov 9th, 2008

Wish me luck

Tomorrow I’m off to a new-ish job. I say “ish” because it’s with the same company that I made my first foray back into the workforce with back in June. I’ll be doing 2 half days a week in the office, and now that they’ve moved to bigger premises my bestest mate Jen and I […]

Jul 23rd, 2008

Ask and ye shall receive – more or less

I woke up this morning at about 3:00am with an absolutely torturous sinus headache, took some sudafed and proceeded to toss and turn for nearly an hour listening to Adam snore. So when the alarm went off a few hours later I was still somewhat worse for wear. Adam got the kids up, dressed, fed […]