I bumped into a guy I went to school with yesterday on the Belfast/Gatwick flight, Keith � his wife Kristyn are home from Ohio for Christmas. Talk about a blast from the past 🙂 http://gettymusic.com/
- On the 15th July I jumped on a place (well, two planes, and jumped is hardly right, as easyJet stung me an extra £40 for being over weight1) and headed to Durham, North Carolina, for a couple of months, work offered me an exciting opertunity, and after some discussions with my wife, we took it, she joined me here a week later. Her work has been good enough to let her take some extended leave so she can spend the time with me out here, she joind me out here a week later.
- I have just left my job of the last 5+ years, we went out to Auntie Annies for beer & AM:PM for food to celebrate the occasion. Thank you to everybody who made the last 5 years interesting & enjoyable, it’s certainly been an experience! We endured the bursting bubble, the threat of redundancy, an MBO and many other things I’m sure. A double thanks to all those who turned up tonight and made my send off special, it really is much appreciated, even if you were all just there to make sure I really left this time (I tried to leave once before, in August 2001, it got as far as the card going round the office…but I was convinced other wise at the last moment!
- A friend of mine, Robert, is on the committee for the Northern Ireland Charolais Club, the club usually runs a BBQ during the summer (with some fine charolais steaks!) as a fund raiser, this year was the biggest that I’ve been to so far, apparently over 800 people turned up! Friends of ours, Chris & Cheryl flew back for the special event. Now, Chris is notoriously conservative when it comes to spending money, which is why it came as a huge shock to us (and his fiance!