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snappy white van?

Thursday, December 15, 2005
Today I had to rush home at lunchtime to pay the boiler repair man. Our boiler had a ripped membrane (I kid you not). As I was there, I sort of daydreamed about having his job. He works alone, nobody breathing down his neck, gets to be out of the office, messes about with mechanical things, visits different places every day and drives a snappy white van. I have no idea what he earns, but he charges a fortune so I presume he earns a decent salary. Regrettably, he could hardly articulate a complete sentence and had awful hands and nails. However, it must be fun to work outside of an office...

xmas shopping

Wednesday, December 14, 2005
I consider myself to be - quite immodestly - a MASTER shopper. I dedicate some time to thinking what presents I want to give and I know my shops, which means I am very fast buying stuff. For xmas I only buy presents for a few people which admittedly makes the whole process easier.

However, this year I have a complication: I am broke. Really broke, for several very boring reasons. This has turned the exercise a tad more challenging. Even so, I am almost done, and feeling quite chuffed.

rejected

Friday, December 09, 2005
Recebi hoje a carta da organização da maratona de Londres. Não tenho lugar.

waiting

Wednesday, December 07, 2005
Ainda não vendi a casa. Ainda não sei se tenho lugar na M de Londres. Ainda não recebi o prémio para ver se consigo pagar as minhas dívidas fiscais. Ao menos a espera pelo sonho europeu acabou: o meu clube foi ao ar.