I’ve now realised a bit more that in a month I’ll be in Bangkok and as of yet I’ve booked no accomodation for any of my trip and I should really get on and do stuff like, you know, get a backpack and visas and things.
Unfortunately, or fortunately in terms of funding, I’m doing lots of overtime at the moment and so have about 8 days off before I go and 3 of them are taken up with travelling to my fake 30th birthday in Newcastle (more on that next week), one is going to be busy having the doctor’s appointment for malaria pills (had all my jabs for Tanzania, should probably get Japanese Encephalitis vaccine but not sure I can before I go) and getting my hair dyed for my birthday party and one more is going to London to watch a Sondheim show, and possibly the Tori Amos musical.
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Hello to any of you who are visiting and reading for the first time, lovely of you to stop by, and welcome back those that have been here before.
Have a look through the old posts if you like, please feel free to share the link, comment, give me ideas of where I should go to for my trip, particularly in the US, SE Asia, New Zealand or Fiji. Let me know if you would like me to pop by on the trip. I caan make you a good meal if you can give me a sofa or spare bed to sleep on! I’m very open to people’s ideas and suggestions and I’ll be updating here as things develop.
“Little town, it’s a quiet village.
Ev’ry day like the one before…”
Well not exactly the same everyday, but it seems to feel that way a the moment. I feel like I’m in limbo still, living in the village I was born in, working in the town I grew up in. I’m doing extra hours as someone left and they’re yet to replace him, so that’s good because otherwise I would probably be spending my days off sitting in bed in my pajamas watching ER or Grey’s Anatomy and eating chocolate. And frankly that’s not going to do anyone any good now is it? Nope, better that I go to work, read books (in my lunch break), put stuff away, find books for people, chat too people and help children make things. And it is a lovely job. I like libraries, I like talking to people and helping out with things, but there’s only so much time you can spend living with your brother and his girlfriend before you feel like you are very much imposing.
‘Look there she goes that girl is strange, no question
Dazed and distracted, can’t you tell?
Never part of any crowd ’cause her head’s up on some cloud
No denying she’s a funny girl that El (sic)
Look there she goes that girl is so peculiar
I wonder if she’s feeling well
With a dreamy far off look, and her nose stuck in a book
What a puzzle to the rest of us is El (sic)
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