Wednesday 29 June 2005

Bruges is back on

Phew! A few days ago, we thought our beer jolly in Bruges was going to get called off because our two bosses have recently quit. But we've been told that it's back on, but as long as we behave ourselves.

How old are we? We're certainly not school children.

The age range of the people that are going is 25-43. Mean average is about 32. What are we going to do? Get deported?

Anyway, we're on our way to Bruges next Thursday.

Homerisms(101) = "kids , kids.i 'm not going to die. That only happens to bad people."

Greatest film ever awards

I watched the Goonies again last night.

It's a great film and has stood the test of time. It was during the storms that swept across London last night, quite spectacular really. To add to the whole feeling I lit a few candles.

Too my surprise, I found that I could almost recite the whole script. It just goes to show how many times i've watched it over the years.


Homer: You know, when I was a boy, I really wanted a catcher's mitt, but my dad wouldn't get it for me. So I held my breath until I passed out and banged my head on the coffee table. [cheerily] The doctor thought I might have brain damage.

Bart: Dad , what 's the point of this story?

Homer: I like stories."

Tuesday 28 June 2005

Bloody estate agents

Still no nearer to getting things sorted with my flat!!!

I've e-mailed and called this girl yesterday and again today and she still hasn't got back to me. I'm here waiting to given them the money.

Quite pissed off really, they've been totally lame. It'll really fuck me about if I can't move in on Thursday. I'll end up like Alan Partridge in a Travel Tavern or even worse, have to stay at my Mum's for a while. I couldn't hack that.


It's amazing how apt, some of these Homerisms are...

Homerisms(99) = "I'm a rageaholic. I just can't live without rageahol."

Tuesday 21 June 2005

This week, I will mostly be smiling.

Just heard the results of my restated 3 month pay review. 4k pay rise back dated to April, which equates to a £9k pay rise. 34.6%

My face has much smugness...

And yes, even more than usual.

Homerisms(98) = "Without TV, it's hard to know when one day ends and another begins."

Friday 17 June 2005

New flat

I've found my new flat. I'm going to put an offer in at some point today so hopefully i'll be able to haggle the agent down a bit. Two agents actually showed me round the same place so I think I might be able to get quite a bit off. Fingers crossed.

It's just a studio flat, but plenty big enough for me. I think the main selling point is that it's nice and new and I don't have to worry about furnishings and stuff as that's all taken care of. Having a gym and a lap pool will be cool too.

I'll be moving on the 30th of June so let me know your availability for drinks during July. Probably have a few at he flat then off into Greenwich for a mojito.

Homerisms(97) = "Liquor drunkens me."

Ben was right...

... As shocking as it sounds. Ben was in fact correct in his pre analysis of GTA: San Andreas.

I'm not really into the whole gansta culture so at the moment I haven't really got into the game yet.

I think once i've got a few random granny kills under my belt I will feel fine. And then begin to enjoy the game.

Homerisms(96) = "I don 't know how much longer I can complain"

Thursday 16 June 2005

I've got a 2 and a half minute presentation in 30 mins

Yes that's 2 and a half whole minutes!

We've got a massive project on the go and they're going to be using a few of my spreadsheets to help them.

It's in front of 60 people so am bricking it. Should be okay though.

My slot's near the end, so hopefully people will be asleep by that point.

Homerisms(95) = "Note to self: Stop Doing Anything"

Wednesday 15 June 2005

Portable. Hmmm.

FM 2006 PSP features

PSP overview
Complete tactical options to allow a manager to influence a match
Every player has an accurate player history
30 players in a squad
Realistic commentary style match engine and computer manager intelligence
Staff feedback on the current squad via coach and physio reports
Realistically simulated media involvement, including transfer rumors
Agent approaches and dressing room unrest
A full interactive transfer system simulating modern day negotiations, including player loans, signings etc.
Realistically simulated world of football, giving information about transfers, results and injuries involving the big names.

Homerisms(94) = "There are only so many times I can say sorry and still mean it."

Tuesday 14 June 2005

Off to Brixton next Tuesday.

I'm going to see Audioslave.

I am so out of touch with music. How did I not know about them?

Sound Garden's ex-singer with Rage Against the Machine!!!


Homerisms(93) = "Marge, I can't wear a pink shirt to work. Everybody wears white shirts. I'm not popular enough to be different."

Friday 10 June 2005

My team's away day next month

We're getting the Eurostar to Bruges, getting the beer bus delivered then we're getting sh!tfaced.

A perfect day.

Homerisms(92) = "Well, you bought all those smoke alarms, and we haven't had a single fire."

3 pints of stella at lunch time...

He, he. Looks like i'm going to do bugger all for the rest of the day.

Just been out for birthday drinks for one of my bosses.

Homerisms(91) = "Pffft, English. Who needs that. I'm never going to England.

The star

Wow! I didn't know he did so much.


Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!
Wolf Tracer's Dinosaur Island
Rapsittie Street Kids: Believe In Santa
Forgotten Realms: Icewind Dale - Heart of Winter

Homerisms(90) = "Ah, good ol' trustworthy beer. My love for you will never die."

Mark "Fatty" Hamill

What's going on with his jaw?

Homerisms(89) = "Hey Flanders, It 's no use praying. I already did the same thing, and we can't both win."

Monday 6 June 2005

I'm finally back at work

Hello everyone

It's been ages since my last post. Hope everyone's well.

I've been off ill all last week so sorry for the lack of pointless posts.

I bet you've all missed me.

Homerisms(87) = "The code of the schoolyard, Marge! The rules that teach a boy to be a man. Let's see. Don't tattle. Always make fun of those different from you. Never say anything, unless you're sure everyone feels exactly the same way you do."