Monday, September 25, 2006

Crazy Old Ladies

Well, after a tiring day of canvassing where I still don't seem to have actually gotten anywhere, I thought I would have to share the tale of the crazy old lady.
There I was, I knocked on her door and from behind the door came this inane babbling (I think she wanted to know who was there).
She answered the door and the first thing I said was that I was from the council. BIG MISTAKE!!!
She went on and on about taking me to court (cause of course I AM the council!!!) and I was just trying to find a polite way of running away. She kept talking about how her neighbours were rude to her and her pension isn't enough.
The whole experience got me thinking, what is it with crazy little old ladies. They look so small and helpless and sweet but they are the root of all evil. They lure you into a false sense of security then lunge wildly at you with verbal abuse (and on the odd occasion, a walking stick).
Any thoughts?

Saturday, September 23, 2006

Saturday night and Andrew is getting hot!

Another night out with my colleagues and another event to log in the 'bazaar things that have happened while on a night out with my colleagues' note book. Going out is getting very complicated. Events happen and dramas occur. I am glad to report that on this occasion the biggest emotional crises we had to face was starting our meal a little late. Just a few light casualties there. However physically we were not so lucky. Andrew was the victim of some extremely hot soup being tipped over him by a waiter. Doesn't that normally only happen in bad sit. coms.? He did survive though and I believe a free bottle of red wine did help to ease the pain.

Lets be careful out there team members. Ellie has had chocolate mousse over her trousers, Andrew has had hot soup, there are foods lurking round every corner just waiting to be spilt on your freshly laundered clothes. Its a messy world out there. Will our clothes survive the quiz tonight?

Friday, September 22, 2006


Had to change the background as I can't stand pink!! Any other colour but that!! Thought I would share with you all the random accident that happened round my mates house. Went round there after work and was warned that the floor was slightly slippery as it had 'accidently' been polished. All was fine until Jenn came in with a open pot of mousse. I didn't see what happened... all I heard was a scrabbling sound and then lots of laughing. Looked down as a cold sensation crept through my CLEAN jeans to find Jenns mousse was now upside down on my thigh. I saw the funny side.... eventually.



So how do we feel about hamsters?

Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Randomly posting just so theres something new...

No one has posted for a while so I thought I would. So... the number 3. Is it really a magic number?


Wednesday, September 13, 2006


Was wondering fellow bloggers if we should have a specific font which should only be used for sarcasm? Think this may save a fair few misunderstandings...
Any thoughts?

Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Our House

................and I'd furnish it with love. Grow apple trees and honey bees, and snow white turtle doves.
Tonight those members of the blog who dined together agreed that we should all be living together in practically perfect harmony. There are of course a few minor things we need to sort out before that can happen e.g the money and finding the right property etc etc . So just in case our lottery numbers come up this weekend I think we should gather some ideas about what our house should look like (yes those towers can be made out of ivory Ellie) and have in it. Also don't forget to volunteer for a role in the house or just like the phone rota you may be allocated a duty.

Monday, September 11, 2006

Depressing Soap Opera's

OK, now Miss Understood's comment about Dot Cotton got me thinking. At the moment, all soaps seem to be incredibly depressing (and I mean even more so than usual).
My basis for this thought relies mainly on Eastenders and Hollyoaks and as I do not really watch any others, I would appreciate some feedback from those who do.

Now we all know that Eastenders is usaully enough to make any self respecting, contented person what to kill themselves but the whole 'downs' story line is just too much. As for Hollyoaks, killing pretty much the entire cast in an arson attack from a crazy rapist. Why can't they just all be happy, like me (he he he he).

It begs the question, why on earth do I watch this crap and why do I decide to talk about it on the blog?

I'm sorry guys. I will go away now and think of something worth talking about.

Sunday, September 10, 2006

Steve Irwin

Steve Irwins funeral was held today and he will be missed.
I think the web site for the charity he set up with his wife Terri is worth a visit for a bit more of what the man was about.
Crocs Rule!

As the self appointed arbiters of ...., I think we should work out what we mean by ..... Does it relate to a particular piece in a game of dominos, four balls in cricket to which no runs have been scored, morse code (does anybody know what .... stands for?), dot to dot, dot matrix, Dot Cotton (Oh Jim, you know I'm not one to gossip!)?

Oh my good god, I feel so very sad, yet I appear to be enjoying the blog experience. One could say revelling! I know it's all wrong, be it feels so right!

How about discussing the use of "one" in third person? In for instance: How does one hang one's blog roll?

Tuesday, September 05, 2006

Would you rather....

Would you rather be Darth Vader or Yoda?

Saturday, September 02, 2006

Quotes and funny happenings

Thinking it maybe an idea to use the blog to record some of the comments and random happenings that occur on a regular basis in our office. Im thinking of such gems as Mr Spreadbury's comment about getting Mr Bishop's shirt put down... What do you think?

Also a question to ponder... How do we know that we are not just brains in jars?

Friday, September 01, 2006


Kim and I were having this discussion the other day. Recently there has been a worrying increase in the number of mullets. Was thinking that maybe we should arbitrate once and for all and declare mullets evil. Anyone else with me on this?!

Also seeing as we are now the self employed self appointed arbiters what rates should we charge for our services?! :)