We’re back in Singapore again! Our first flight was really not so bad. With the extra leg room it was very comfortable. We managed about an hour of sleep, which was good but maybe a mistake. Getting kicked off the plane in Changi it was hard to focus on where we needed to go.
I had been looking forward to taking the skytrain through the Jewel shopping centre, over the waterfall, but it had been stopped for the night. The delay in departing meant we should have arrived at 00:20 but we actually got there at 01:40. The skytrain stops each night at 01:30 for maintenance. Oh well, we get a bit of a walk.Continue reading Return To Our Valley
I’m yet to do it, but “eat that frog” is a productivity trick explained in a book of the same title. It runs that an undesireable task (such as eating a frog) will take up the time you allow for it to be completed. It must be completed by a deadline, but is left till it absolutely has to be done and the pain of not doing it today becomes more than doing it. By avoiding undesirable (but often essential) tasks things take longer, so to be more productive you should do the thing you’re avoiding first. It also boosts motivation becasue everything else that day will be much nicer, now you’ve done the hard thing…. But I digress.Continue reading Sheds, Trees and Good Deeds
This week I was back up in Glasgow (avoiding the decoration work being done at home) working my socks off to get back up to speed with the project I’m co-managing. There is so much to do its GO GO GO all day especially when you’ve been used to relaxing 12 hours a day, its full on.Continue reading Pervasively Pink & Pissed Off Phone
Working as a well tuned machine, Aimi dealt with all the booking details and I moved stuff around the house and got it all done early before any more drama happened [ominous foreboding] So Sunday turned into a Movie discovery day, trying a few of the ones you usually look at and think…”meh”… just in case they were actually any good.
They were notContinue reading Movie Review
So unsurprisingly the new year and brought unfounded new hope for a more healthy and fitter new year. And already I’m paying for it…Continue reading MTB Digging Pt.1
One of the benefits of living in the countryside is snuggling down with a hot cup of chocolate and a crackling fire on a cold winter’s night. Chuck a few logs on and warm up your toes after a brisk dog walk in the wet – there is nothing better.
But since we moved in, we have been using a garden shed to keep our logs dry and its practically falling down. It’s so wonky the door doesn’t shut properly, and so rotten that there are holes in the walls big enough for Kayto to walk through. Not ideal for storing something that needs to stay relatively dry.Continue reading Log House
So the world has gone Bananas about COVID-19, a Flu-like virus that is spreading all over the globe and wreaking havoc across nations. It seems that the most noticeable damage is actually being done by the hysteria rather than people dropping dead walking the dog…Continue reading Bathroom Renovations Pt.2
The bathroom that came with the house is being ripped out today. It’s going great, but the house looks like Henry the hoover has vomited up his lunch.
Oh and by the way, we bought a house! Continue reading Bathroom Renovations Pt.1