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Been going back through LJ posts and, as it's now 10 years and a few days since I got a permanent account, I thought I'd try the iOS app.
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About to head off to the festival at Reading. Should be fun in all the rain!

Current Mood: excited excited

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Well, that's the work / life disconnect completed.

All work bozos off FB and Twitter.

( I think there may be one left on here but I can't be arsed to check. )

At present it seems like life is WRGies and Vulcan and other fun things paid for by existing for 8.5 hours each day writing software.

Current Mood: cynical cynical

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I've now created a WRG ( Waterway Recovery Group ) category in my gallery here and added an album of photos I took of the site yesterday.

Current Mood: productive productive

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Well, after 4 months work that included a leg change and wing modifications we appear to have a flying-tin-triangle again.

Yay!

Current Mood: happy happy

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Hmm, that was interesting. Thought I had WRGies and Vulcan supporters as friends on here. Nope they are all on Facebook. At least I don't have to explain who the_hunter is. :-)

Why does he get mentioned?

Well, as you know, he has interesting mornings while I don't. :-(

This morning was different though.

Having run the gauntlet to Blackburn on the M65.

Where one guy started pulling out without looking, swerved and hit the brakes when he saw me ( he didn't need to as I was already braking ) and then proceded to give me the finger. Boggle!

Also had an artic suddenly realise he was heading onto a slip road and dive over the chevrons about 10 yards from the start of the barrier!

Anyway, gets into work and mate says 'You have to be nice to me, I have a present for you'. Said mate being a bit of a prankster I wondered what it was.

Turns out that, knowing I'm a fan of Miranda Hart, he'd got me a signed photo of her!

He actually rendered me speechless for a couple of minutes!

It's a nice picture, the down side was that I did have to be nice to him all day.

UPDATE :- Just spotted that Miranda ( the series ) is being re-run on BBC2 on Tuesdays at 10pm starting next week ( 29th )!

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Thought it would be a good idea to update my userpic following yesterdays haircut! :-)

Current Mood: cheerful cheerful

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Just been on the NASA site and spotted that the rover Spirit appears to be in hibernation mode.

Previous Martian winters have bben survived because the rover could be tilted to catch the sun, that's no longer possible as it's bogged down in soft sand.

Having made it 6 years into a 3 month(!) mission, I hope Spirit survives.

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Must be getting old.

Parents anniversary party last night ( Friday ), got home about midnight.

Still tired!

Bit annoying as I'm WRGing tomorrow and have an early start.

Two good things from party. Dress suit trousers fastened with no adjustment despite it being two and a half years since they were last on while on the cruise. Also, one of the guests refused to believe I'm 50 this year, she thought I was about 35!

Result!

Current Mood: exhausted exhausted

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The short-track speed skating is turning into a farce.

First the Brit girl gets disqualified when she was twice the victim of dodgy tactics by the Canadian girl.

Then the starting gun packed up and now they've just decided that a Brit who was impeded shouldn't be advanced.

What a bunch of dickheads!

Current Mood: angry angry

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Just put up the Olympics section video page on the BBC website.

Slight hiccup though.

What should be a replay of the snowboard-cross is actually a raw feed from Hazel Irvines microphone!

Nothing rude yet. :-)

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Happy new year to one and all!
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Dan O'Bannon has died. He was only 63.

BBC story here.

RIP

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Bored now, so I thought I'd inflict the following on you which I came up with this morning :-

What's the difference between what Baldrick was always trying to produce in Blackadder and one of the LJ communities that the_hunter is involved in?

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I now am officially a responsible person.

Taking over as Fire Marshall for our part of work.

Current Mood: pleased pleased

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