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lazy day, may buy a pineapple, bask and laze, laze and bask
my bike - faster than god's and twice as shiny

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  • pinnopinno Posts: 50,097
    Pedal pedal pedal pedal pedal...

    It's a perfect morning.
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 56,275
    Into the office for some free air con. Was a bit misty this morning, felt like Autumn until I remembered heatwave mark 2 is kicking off today.
    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 21,546
    Early walk with the hounds so I could cycle over to da coach to discuss injuries and racing - mmmmmm 50:50 currently

    Later is meant to be ale avoidance but itโ€™s sunny
  • thistle_thistle_ Posts: 6,938
    Morning

    Ride around on an even more broken bike this morning. Saw some interesting contraptions on the cycle path today.

    Now WFW. Maybe some team silliness at lunchtime.

    Gym later, if they don't ring up to say it's too hot again.
  • beansnikpohbeansnikpoh Posts: 1,277
    Office again, bike again - lovely morning for it, though it might be a bit warm later.

    Another lunch with advisers, but someone has to do it. Yesterday turned out to be oysters and bubbly, then a nice steak. Today is Ivy Asia at St Pauls - never been, grub looks good though.

    Early dart to collect mini from a day camp, then a beer or two in the garden.
  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 11,627
    edited August 2022
    Morning jury service completed apparently without attending. CBA to ride into work as riding tonight. Getting a bit warm outside.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 21,546
    Awesome capt slog
  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 11,627
    Congrats Capt S. Suspect your retirement is going to get a bit busier.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 50,097
    Capt. Slog - grand daddy day care.
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • pinnopinno Posts: 50,097
    ...oh, and Capt. Slog Banking/cash machine/interest free loans.
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • pinnopinno Posts: 50,097
    Have you thrashed your family at Volleyball/badminton yet @seanoconn ?
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • orraloonorraloon Posts: 12,149
    Ai, getting warm. More hedge mangling this morning, then got household surveyed, seems I'm one of 10,000 randomly selected households across Scotland. Or am I? Or is The Machine looking for me? ๐Ÿค” Tip run tipped and that's it. Down tools, sit in the shade and chill. Or argue pointlessly on t'interweb.
  • seanoconnseanoconn Posts: 10,767
    pinno said:

    Have you thrashed your family at Volleyball/badminton yet @seanoconn ?

    They are getting a bit tasty unfortunately. One can already run faster than me. He doesnโ€™t know it yet as I retired from racing before he could beat me. An illusion of superiority needs to be maintained at all times. My height, strength and reach advantage should allow me a couple more years before I have to retire from ball, bat, racquet games.
    Pinno, ืžืœืš ืื™ื“ื™ื•ื˜ ื•ื—ืจื ืžื›ื•ื ืื™
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 26,712 Lives Here
    Evening folks,
    Another day of office based stupidity, pleasant pedal in was ruined by some tw@ in a souped up BMW trying to kill me. Wobble home was rather slow as it got quite toasty.
    Need to call my sister and check on old dear type lunacy.
  • beansnikpohbeansnikpoh Posts: 1,277
    edited August 2022
    Lunch was v good, even if we did stick to water. Excellent spicy lamb chops.

    Not much evidence of people worrying about the cost of living in EC postcodes. Everywhere rammo in the sunshine. I suppose it is Thursday, which, with wfh, is even more of the new Friday.

    A couple of ice cold beers from the freezer. In the garden.

    More bikey bikey in the sunshine tomorrow. Getting back to that ideal state of permanently tired legs that will respond to a request for a bit more effort if required.
  • thistle_thistle_ Posts: 6,938

    More bikey bikey in the sunshine tomorrow.

    Gym class was cancelled because it was too firkin hot (not my decision) but it meant I had the time to fix the broken spoke I discovered this morning so I can also do some bikey bikey in the sunshine tomorrow.
    Finally got round to swapping the pedals back over and the wheel got some proper rim tape after the old stuff snagged and cut the tube.

    How do you tell a colleague that they're the problem when they ask you if everything's OK? :neutral:

  • beansnikpohbeansnikpoh Posts: 1,277
    Grunt in a non-committal way, and go back to wishing them ill in private, while you get on with it. Or leave if they make your life intolerable.

    The only person I have properly disliked in a work situation, I was able to sack, I mean "manage out".
  • thistle_thistle_ Posts: 6,938

    Grunt in a non-committal way, and go back to wishing them ill in private, while you get on with it.

    I'll keep trying that until I can leave :wink:
    And keep looking forward to that cycle home in the sunshine :smiley:

  • orraloonorraloon Posts: 12,149
    thistle_ said:


    How do you tell a colleague that they're the problem when they ask you if everything's OK? :neutral:

    See you pal, you're a censored piece of censored censored .
    HTH.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 50,097
    thistle_ said:


    How do you tell a colleague that they're the problem when they ask you if everything's OK? :neutral:

    Voodoo dolls. Works for me.
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • pinnopinno Posts: 50,097
    seanoconn said:

    pinno said:

    Have you thrashed your family at Volleyball/badminton yet @seanoconn ?

    They are getting a bit tasty unfortunately. One can already run faster than me. He doesnโ€™t know it yet as I retired from racing before he could beat me. An illusion of superiority needs to be maintained at all times. My height, strength and reach advantage should allow me a couple more years before I have to retire from ball, bat, racquet games.
    A good plan.

    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • pinnopinno Posts: 50,097
    Shorty cycled 10 miles this evening with me.

    I draughted her all the way, sticking to her back wheel like glue and then with 50 yds to go, I came round and thrashed the pants off her, winning by at least 2 bike lengths...

    Oh soz - thought I was Seano for a moment.
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • pinnopinno Posts: 50,097
    In all seriousness, fair play to her. Ave 11mph and hilly - I let her set the tempo and got her to go piano piano to start with. That helped.
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 26,712 Lives Here
    thistle_ said:


    How do you tell a colleague that they're the problem when they ask you if everything's OK? :neutral:

    Don't pin them to a wall by the throat and threaten to murderise them, for some reason this is frowned upon.
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