Saturday, March 10, 2007

Geez, Has It Been That Long!

Did I ever mention I was incredibly lazy? I just couldn't be bothered writing anything lately. I have been pretty tired from working such long hours and still a bit flat with the bad news about my friend's father, so I haven't been feeling very inspired to write anything much. If I did write anything over the past 2 weeks it pretty much would have said:

I got up, went to work, worked 11 hours, came home, ate whatever I could find, then went to bed.

So I didn't want to subject anyone to that sort of boredom, well that is my excuse anyway...

I have still been reading every one's blogs. My beautiful friend Marshmallow introduced me to Google Reader and I am absolutely in love with it. I had no idea that something like that existed, so now I never miss any one's new blog entry. In fact I might be a little addicted!

It is a long weekend here in Melbourne and I cannot tell you how excited I am about it. I am not going anywhere or doing anything, all I want to do is lay on the couch all weekend! Last night after work I went to the footy to see my beloved cats go down to the Brisbane lions in the pre-season semi-final. It was still a good game and I am looking forward to the footy season. I have a friend that works at the Telstra Dome (where most games are played) so I get free alcohol too, so bring on the footy and free beer!

I was surfing the net this morning and watching a DVD of Sex and the City when my mum called and said she was in the city. She lives in the outer suburbs of Melbourne and doesn't venture into the big smoke much, so I caught the tram in to meet up with her and my older brother. We did some shopping and I bought 2 singlet tops to wear under tops, a red cardigan, a mushroom coloured knit hoodie, a pink knit top and a white Bonds t-shirt. So my autumn wardrobe has gotten a bit of an unexpected boost. Apparently I am getting a bonus from work next week, so I have well and truly spent it now!

I started back at uni a couple of weeks ago. I am doing my final class of my Master's. I am so excited to nearly be finished. For some unknown reason my tutor has scheduled the class during the middle of the day. All my other classes have been in the evening, it is a post-graduate course, so it makes sense to do it that way because everyone works. Anyway, my boss is fine we me going during the day, but I find it extremely annoying because I don't have time to miss half a day of work.

Speaking of work, late last year my company was taken over by another company. Everyone has been a bit nervous about their jobs, but I found out a couple of weeks ago that my job is secure. There has been some redundancies and there will be more, but I am safe. We will be moving location, we will stay in Melbourne, but I am not sure where we will move too. The company that bought us also have a Melbourne office, so they are going to merge us all together somewhere. I am a bit disappointed because currently it takes me less then 25 minutes to walk to work everyday and I get to walk through a beautiful park. I shouldn't complain too much thought because at least I still have a job!

My other news is that yesterday, on the spur of the moment, I bought 2 tickets to go to Christchurch in June. I got an email about cheap Jetstar flights and I put the dates of the Queens Birthday weekend in the website and I could get two return flights for $700 all up including all taxes etc, so I thought I should go for it. I have never been overseas before and one of my goals for the year was to go on an overseas holiday. I am going from June 7-12, so it will be freezing! I can't wait. I am giving the other ticket to my friend who lost his father recently and it has put a smile on his face so that is really nice to see.

Tomorrow is the 1 year anniversary of my grand dad's death and also my younger brother's birthday, so it will be a mixed day.

Now I am going to go and make a home made pizza for tea and relax with a DVD and a glass of wine and maybe a little bit of my favourite Cadbury macadamia nut chocolate! Not exactly the picture of health and fitness, but it is what I need tonight!


  1. You guys are going to love Christchurch - $700 for two return tickets including taxes is a great deal! I went to Christchurch several years ago and have fond memories of the place, though while it will be cold in June, you have picked a time to go when the South Island will be at its most splendid - you will be in for all sorts of insane prettiness!

    And when you're in New Zealand, be sure to take back some blocks of Whittakers Cashew Chocolate, and Macadamia Chocolate - Cadbury and Nestle just cannot measure up to them two (and don't forget the Mallowpuffs!)

    You had a great shopping day, WOW! I got jealous reading about all those clothes you picked up!

    Best of luck with getting through tomorrow :-)

  2. I've been super lazy. I just can't get motivated. It sucks sometimes.

  3. They are cheap flights .... Good on you for sharing with your mate to cheer him up.... you are a great friend!! It will be cold think of the shopping you will have to do to keep warm!! lol...

    Hope your weekend is relaxing ..



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