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AnSionnachRua  ·  869 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: October 11, 2017

Hello lovelies, how are ye on this fine autumn day?

As usual, I have little in the way of news, but then no news is good news.

Tomorrow a friend and I are flying out to Amsterdam so I'm pretty excited about that. We still don't know what we're going to do there - but then it's best to just wing it when you're visiting somewhere and do your own exploring. There are a few good suggestions I've so far received, though, and I've a couple of people I plan on meeting.

In other news, my sister's house is almost ready for her to move into. To reiterate,


I've spent five days a week with my dad down there and soon it's going to be done and I'll never have to go down there again except to visit. I still need to navigate my dad carefully, as I suspect he might try to rope me into helping him out down the store - and don't get me wrong, I don't mind helping out at all, but there isn't enough work for two people, I don't really know anything about plumbing, and there's a huge amount of standing around while he talks to customers (he's notoriously hard to get away from). Also, like, I don't get paid a shilling for the time I'm with him. I was getting a little bit of money for working on my sister's house, but the last time I saw a red cent was back in April. I get it - I'm an unskilled labourer, essentially a gopher - but he has no concept of the amount of time I've spent down there. Real time for nothing. To my father, my time is completely disposable. It's my own fault for only being working part-time in the pub, but ultimately the only escape will be moving away from now. I'm planning on leaving sometime early next year and probably working in a pub because I guess that's what I do now!

Anyway that probably came off as a bit whingy but everybody needs a good vent, you know?

So that's me. Looking forward to making myself a mean ham and cheese toastie when I get home. It's the little things!