Thursday, October 30, 2008

My Heavy Night

The highlight of this week was Tuesday night. The guys and I went and saw Slipknot play at the Wayville Showgrounds. I don't care what anyone says about heavy music or Slipknot, if they haven't seen them live they cannot make a judgment. I have seen a lot of gigs in my short lifetime and this was one of the best. It was incredible. From the flame cannons and fireworks to the drum kit that rose into the air and spun round. It was nine guys up on stage giving it there all and it was brilliant.

Apart from that the week has been pretty normal. The weekend was quiet but good. We partied for a friends going away Saturday, before heading to the lovely Tilney's house where she and her boyfriend Luke cooked us and amazing tea. It was such a great way to spend a Saturday night and the company was even better than the beautiful food.

I'm going to shave my head again tomorrow night because it is getting long and if you are lucky there might even be photo's on her some time soon. I don't know if the world is ready for a photo of me though. We will see.

Monday, October 20, 2008

My Close Shave

I shaved my head again. This time it looks a lot better. Last time I had a Mohawk and looked like a criminal and struggled to get into bars and clubs. This time I think it looks normal. I don't look scary and I don't look like a criminal.

The weekend was worky and partyie, which was nice. It was the girls birthday during the week so we all went out to celebrate Saturday night with dinner in town and then a couple of drinks afterwards. We started at The Botanic which is a really nice bar. The drinks were a bit expensive to start with so we had a couple and moved on to the London Tavern where calvin got us all in past the line and gave us a copius amount of cheap drinks. A typical night at the Tav when Calvin is behind the bar. The night was great but my 2am I was wrecked because of the hard day I had at work and the girl and I headed home. God I was glad to hit the pillow that night.

The working week has started again and one week has moulded into the next. I'm almost lost these days because I have been working Saturdays and public hollidays a lot lately. A weekend doesn't seem like a weekend anymore and all of a sudden its Tuesday or Wednesday and I feel like the week has just started but also like it should be the weekend again. Another day another dollar though and all going towards our house. We are still looking and a really nice place that we put an offer in on still hasn't been finalised so I am going to make enquires tomorrow as to where we stand. Hopefully we get some good news because the kitchen was new with red tiles and I like it.


Monday, October 13, 2008

My Hiatus

I haven't written in a long time. I don't really know why but I know that a lack of enthusiasm hasn't helped. I haven't been doing a lot. Work has been a huge part of my life for the last few weeks. It has been up in the morning, work all day, home at night to make tea and then bed. My life hasn't been boring but it hasn't been interesting enough for an outside viewer.

I had an accident at work and ended up cutting a bit off the end of my thumb. One of the guys working for us caught my thumb between his shovel and a concrete shoot and it resulted in a bit of blood and a messy thumb so that has been annoying me endlessly. Apart from the minor inconveniences work has been steady and pretty easy.

The girl and I have still been watching the housing market and looked at a lot of houses on the weekend. We found a coupe that we liked but had to look at a lot of shit ones and a couple that we didn't even get out of the car to look at. Its amazing how much people will try and get for a shit hole. We will keep looking and keep watching the housing market because prices have dropped a little in the last month or so. Hopefully they continue to fall so we can get a bit of a bargain.

Oh well. See you soon.

Friday, October 03, 2008

My Bad Day

I am still sick but I went to work today but I get the feeling I should have just stayed home. I felt like death in the morning but new I had to work so off I went. My job for the day was to pour a concrete strip under a machine up in Lonsdale. It all seemed easy enough until I got there.

The second I was at the job I knew it was going to be a shit day. The timber that I was meant to use was the wrong size and so didn't fit. That was the first thing to piss me off. I worked like anything to get it ready for when the concrete got there and just finished in time for the concrete truck to arrive. I didn't have time for anything to eat and so just started putting the concrete in. I got most of it in but realized that the first lot was getting really hard. This was odd because it had only been down for a half hour. Normally concrete takes a lot longer to harden.

I asked the driver if there was any accelerator in the mix which speeds up the curing time and he told me there was the maximum amount. This pissed me off royally because I hadn't ordered that type of concrete and was now in trouble because the concrete was just about hard and I had a huge amount of work to do.

After too much work I got the job done, barely and the finish was very very average. Its not a job I am proud of but there wasn't a lot I could do about it. I really am dissapointed with how it looks but there is nothing you can do with concrete like that. After I finally finished I was dead. I finally got to have something to eat and drink at 2:30pm after being up since 6:00am and made an executive decision to go home. Definitely not a good day and glad to be home and hosed.

Thursday, October 02, 2008

My Nose Knows

I'm sick and I'm sick of it. The last two days have been spent in bed blowing my nose. My nose is sick of tissues and I'm sick of using them. I went to the doctor and it took him 3 minutes to tell me that I was sick and that I should take it easy and drink lots of water. Now I'm not a doctor but I could have told myself that and saved the 55 freakin dollars. I wasn't happy with the value for his consultation. So I guess I'm sick.

I have taken two days off work which have been my only two sickies ever. Its weird but I don't normally get sick enough to ave to take time of work and in my line of work its pretty much don't work and don't get paid so that's another reason to deal with it. This has been different though. I got up at 1:30pm today and moved to the couch. I stayed there till now so pretty much prime blogging material. Hope you enjoy, lol. byes.