Wednesday, February 28, 2007
Tuesday, February 27, 2007
Monday, February 26, 2007
I started a 3 week temp job today to help pay the rent and put food in our mouths.
I've got a week of training followed by a week of holiday cover and then a final week where they're using me to help finish backlogs of work.
At least it's money and will help to allow me to keep looking for that perfect permament job!
Thursday, February 22, 2007
We went to the quiz last night and had our braincells well and truely tested!
Round 1 was incredibly hard and we eneded the round with 10/25 with the possibilty of 5 additional bonus points. While we weren't last, the first team place had a massive 22.5 points so we were certainly at the bottom of the pack.
Round 2 wasn't much better, with another 10.5 points to add to our score. After 2 rounds we still had less than the highest points from round 1!
We weren't doing too badly though and were in 4th place going into the "runner" round.
This is the kinda the picture quiz round and is always a different theme (it was once pictures of cakes & biscuits!) This week's topic was The Oracle - naming the identified shops on each level. This cerrtainly was our round and we scored top marks! 25/25!
By some miracale, we managed to finish in 3rd place so we won a prize! Woo! The prize however turned out to be £2 which we kindly donated to charity :o)
Wednesday, February 21, 2007
We received the renewal quote for our car insurance and decided to shop around for new quotes as we felt like we've been paying too much. It's one of those things that's annoying to do which is how it's took us so long to get round to doing it.
I wish we had done it sooner though. I checked out confused.com and all but 1 of the searches came back less than our quote. In the end, we managed to save over £300. Very pleased! :o)
Of course the internet makes it so much easier now.
Sunday, February 18, 2007
back from sri lanka...
We're back from our tropical travels!
Still feeling a bit jet lagged (thank God I don't have to go to work tomorrow) but had a fantastic time.
Photos will be posted soon (there's hundreds) but in the meantime, here's a few snaps...
Me and Dan
An elephant ride
Lunch for one!
Saturday, February 03, 2007
greetings from doha...
Hello from Doha airport!
We treated ourselves to the services of the Oryx lounge where we're lounging in comfort for the next 3 hours until our flight to SL at 2359 (2059 GMT)
It's very nice here, lots of comfy leather sofas and free food and drink. And of course, free internet access :o)
The flight from LGW wasn't too bad. Qatar Airways are very nice (well, they should be being one of only four 5 star airlines in the world!)
It's a long day today. I hope we manage to sleep on the next plane...
Bye for now!