Weekend adventures

Last Friday my brother Andrew, Sheryl (his wife), Vicky and I travelled to London and Watford.  The primary reason for the visit was a double birthday celebration for Vick and Sheryl which of course involved going to Harry Potter.  This was Vick’s 10th time and Sheryl’s first time.  We spent some time going around London visiting the Giant Harry Potter wands at St Paul’s Cathedral and the London Eye.  We tried to go to Ed’s diner one night but it was closed early so we ended up in Nandos which, as it turns out, was a big mistake.  The service was ridiculously slow and that was just to order.  The guy serving didn’t quite seem to know what he was doing and looked to be getting no support for the others there.  When we went back up to order dessert the wait to order was equally long and then almost …

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Tough climbs

It’s been a hard week so far.  Really struggled to keep my mood up and focussed.  Even motivating myself to write this has been hard. My eye is on the road to recovery but it does look worse than Saturday.  I won’t post an image of it this time though.  Surely once is enough for you guys!  Meanwhile, the nightmares and disturbed sleep continues. In more positive news, I’ve managed to get a good setup of old and new consoles.  Currently the order goes NES (classic)->SNES->N64->Xbox ONE.  We still have a PS1, 2 and 3 also.  Though the PS3 is mostly used for Blu-ray duties downstairs these days.  Not sure if I’ve already posted about the retro-modern fusion but if so it’s worth posting about it again!  The N64 collection has increased slightly now as Mario Kart 64 and Mario 64 have finally arrived too so there will be many …

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Tiredness returns

Last night was a waking nightmare for me.  I think I saw almost every hour of the clock.  I felt shattered when I went into the office this morning and wasn’t sure I could make it through.  A couple of cups of tea later, some minor bug fixes and new developments completed though and I was sailing.  Around half 4 I started to flag again but considering the lack of sleep and the random pains I don’t think that is too bad.  I spent the last half hour updating notes, workflows and tickets. I’m glad to be home though, I don’t think I’ll be doing much tonight.  Maybe some games.  I’m thinking of starting to take some vitamins also.  Might perk me up a bit.  I’m pretty sure I’m lacking in some of them.  Any ideas on what is best to try or should I just go for those one …

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