What is the use of a blog without pictures?

Latest First Next Previous About This Site (and me) Home page Table of Contents Contact

Options

Earliest first

Don't show social entries

Don't show personal entries

Don't show creative entries

Number of entries to display:

Start date: //

End date: //

A poor drinking effort

It's been a relatively quiet week. Monday I finally spoke to someone who can help me get my equipment assembled and working. Through the course of the week, I have gradually progressed to the stage where I am back to not actually being able to do anything.

It was mid-term, so we didn't have Welsh class. Consequently, the evenings have been relatively quiet. One thing of interest which happened this week was that Bec got a job. She is back to her rightful position earning more than me.

Another thing of interest which happened on Friday was that Steve and Chris had organised a social lunch. With about 15 members of the MNC, I went to the pub for a pre-lunch pint before having lunch at a Spanish restaurant. I had steak, which came with a bed of mashed potatoes and chips on the side. No other vegies anywhere to be found.

After lunch, we went on to another pub, where we spent the afternoon talking and drinking. After another few pints, I started slowing. I find a pint is just that little bit too big, and by the time you've had about 3 quarters of it (coincidentally - about the size of a pot for those who drink in real units) it was a little less cold, a little less fizzy and a little less drinkable. And there was no VB in sight. Nor a lamb sandwich. In a poor performance, I started lagging behind badly. Quite embarrassing, really. And I call myself Australian.

It was good to spend the afternoon getting to know some of my work colleagues. And besides, A POET'S day never goes astray, does it?

Comments

Insert comments

Please feel free to comment. I value dialogue and want other people's involvement. Please put your email address in. I will publish pretty much any comment which is made, but if you do not give your email address, I reserve the right not to publish your comment. I will not pass on or publish an email address (unless you specifically ask me to), but I may want to verify details, and cannot do this without an email address. Besides, its polite. Also, feel free to put in html tags. If you don't, I will stick them in, but I will just stick in simple ones. If you want anything more, you'll have to do it yourself.

Your name:

Your e-mail address:

Your webpage:

Public comments:

Private comments:

Rorschach test: What do you see in this picture (compulsory, but won't be published with your name)?

Rorschach pic

This is not spam

Links

Recent entries

"There's Klingons on the starboard bow"

"What's verse - it's the end of paternity leave"

"Mark - the first week"

"Mark - part 2"

"Mark Gerald Allen Lubansky - the birth"

My favourite procrastinations

Rev's page

Guido's musings about soccer, politics etc in Australia

The Head Heeb - Jonathan provides a balanced view on various Israeli and (former) colonial states in less developed regions of the world.

The Bladder - a sports satire site. Well worth a look.

Other stuff

<< List
Jewish Bloggers
Join >>

The comprehensive history project