From then to now … “The Only Way Is Up !”


The daily, weekly and monthly back-ups were a bit of a bind for most people, so as I had taken over the job, my popularity had begun to grow a little. However, this wasn't to last. The scaling system for what was essentially junior office staff started with S1, then S1/2 then S3 followed by … Continue reading From then to now … “The Only Way Is Up !”

Getting back to normal (or as normal as it gets)


     After surviving Christmas, the next task was to get through New Years Eve. We did!! R*** was on respite, as he struggles with the NYE fireworks. It’s not the fireworks themselves that are the problem, it’s the randomness of the explosions coupled with the unexpectedness, if that’s the word I’m looking for. So he … Continue reading Getting back to normal (or as normal as it gets)

Letter to my head


If you are wondering about the title of this post, I shall explain all at the end. -----------------------------------         You know K*** had those problems last year with those Melanomas, well we thought everything was now okay. However, a couple of weeks ago, she felt something under her arm, where she had … Continue reading Letter to my head

Two more days to go…….


That’s right. Only two more days, then I get a week annual leave. To be honest, I think I need it. It has been a long July, and August looks like it could be the same. The eldest lad phoned at lunchtime, to say he was not feeling so good. Sounds like he has had … Continue reading Two more days to go…….