A day of contrasts

What a freezing day? Cooo, the old fingers nearly fell off fiddling with the locks this morning. Pity, I’d rather been hoping that spring was in the air. It was last week, just for the day though, sadly.

Things are ramping up at work, the big start is getting closer and closer and we  seem no nearer to being ready in some ways, it may be of course just the view from where I’m standing. It’ll be all right on the night as they say but in the meantime there’s a lot to get done. Onward then, onward. We’re in 12 hour watches from midweek, I’m starting on nights, that’ll be a shock to the old system…it’s been more or less dormant since November 26th. Eeek!!

Not bothered being in contact with the lunatic drunky nunky either, too much anarchy from that front. Memsahib allatsea, being made of sterner stuff has been up there, mainly to make sure that the cat’s OK. She is. In fact she seems to thrive on the bombsite chaos that is the order of the day there. It seems our ‘reliable’ labourer has done a runner an all. Blimey, only last week he was as grateful for the work as a grateful person who had suddenly become very grateful. Odd.

Mummy allatsea isn’t being too helpful either. Just because the grandchildren (allatsea’s nephews I hasten to add :o)) hadn’t fallen prostrate at her feet in thanks for their christmas  and birthday presents the world, in her eyes, was falling apart. Too much for her long suffering eldest to put up with when he’d only rung up to see if her cold and improved. He pointed out that if she gave only to receive the she’d got what she deserved. Those that profess to be Christians but don’t understand the concept get no truck from those that aren’t …..ahem…. so ‘blessed’..

Night night readers, tomorrow is another day, I hope it’s a bit less dominated by errant geriatrics.

About allatsea

Sixty year old master-mariner. Absolutely gorgeous. Well wedged.....when compared to a Nairobi street urchin. Sorted, in that I haven't been in court recently. Hopelessly optimistic, terminally disappointed. Good with cats and other fluffy things. No musical talent. Generous to a fault provided it's someone else's round. Political centreist with far right and left viewpoints. A green activist from the hydrocarbon position with nuclear leanings. Averse to avarice but always happy to receive lottery wins, gifts, windfalls, legacies, prizes and wet sloppy kisses.
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