Archive for “rants and moans”

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Blame culture gone mad

Posted August 6th, 2009 by Rachel

These days it seems as though there has to be a reason for everything, and someone has to be to blame for everything in life that goes wrong. Fall over in the street? Sue the council because the pavement was uneven! Minor road accident with a dented bumper? Sue the other driver for post traumatic [...]

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Royal Mail, bloody postmen, and delivery people!

Posted August 6th, 2009 by Rachel

This morning I went out. I was out for less than an hour, but during that time Mr Postie decided to come calling with a parcel for me. Now our old postman we had trained, but unfortunately he died last year. Since then we’ve had a string of different ones, and no sooner do you [...]

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Goodbye August

Posted August 31st, 2008 by Rachel

Well, it’s goodbye to August. I’ve no idea where it went to. Come to think of it, I’m not entirely sure where January, February, March, April, May, June, and July went to either! It’s been a busy month (hence the lack of me or Bliss around here recently) and I’ve been off on my travels [...]

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I really was gonna post today

Posted July 9th, 2008 by Rachel

Yes I was. Honest, and a proper post, not just some half-hearted whinge about being tired. Actually I’ve got all sorts of crap I want to ramble on about at the moment, but not enough hours in the day. The day started off bad, briefly improved for a while this morning when I was actually [...]

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When automated isn’t really automated

Posted July 7th, 2008 by Rachel

I’m all for nice automated things that save time and money…that’s if they are really automated… Take my employers’ new system for booking meeting rooms. In the old days we used to have to phone the post room, who rather confusingly also dealt with meeting room bookings, amongst a host of other things. So, you’d [...]

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