nb. – White Noise is an attempt to provide a weekly update on my life.
Last week/this week:
Last week we were on holiday. so for the next few days we are holidaying at home.
which will be grand! back to work on Wednesday
Last weekend we were privileged to attend the wedding of Jenn & Jim. They were both on the team I went to Tanzania with a couple of years ago. I also don’t mean to blow my own trumpet but i did play a small role in getting them together initially. Had a good couple of days around Kettering and stonkingly good weather day for the wedding in the small village of Orlingbury. We then went to Centre Parcs at Sherwood forest for some relax time. we really did relax and not do alot. it was nice to go for a walk sometimes, stay in some time, eat out, eat in, have ducks and geese and moor hens also confident being around humans. (Yip they were scrounging mostly but confident neither the less.)
This week we have the holiday continuing until Wednesday then back to the old routine, I think I am in Easterhouse on Wednesday, working from home on Thursday and in Easterhouse on Friday but all that could change!
Main Idea In Your Hand
The main idea I am working on is around thePROJECT:two More details to follow hopefully sometime in the following week.
Best laid plans:
For the wedding I hired the full kilt outfit. it’s a wedding, it’s what you do. so we went away down to see the wedding in a beautiful wee village down south, i noted we seemed to be photographed quite alot. I didn’t get how much we should be noticed for our dress. At it’s most pronounced, as i was walking along a village street a family walked towards me, the young girl in the family, started waving to me as i walked towards them, she had never seen someone in a kilt outfit before and was waving to check i was real and see if i would wave back. (I did.) it did feel quite weird in a lot of ways.
Stranger still when we returned to the hotel, a different photographer with a different wedding stopped me as asked for a couple of shots. Apparently I looked so proud and noble! so who knows where my shots will end up but if you are looking through a wedding catalogue or summit similar, and see a slightly confused, noble and proud looking guy in a kilt outfit, that’s probably me!
I don’t wanna:
go back to work.
having time off has been really nice
A collection of Literature:
Reading chapter three of Slavoj ZIZek’s “the fragile absolute.” the chapter where he talks about coke and diet coke, and caffeine free diet coke being the ultimate symbol of consumerisms oppression of society. gentle holiday reading obviously.
The main song I have been listening to is “Gimme Shelter by the rolling stones due it seemingly being used on adverts everywhere.
5 words to describe how i am feeling:
relaxed, chilled, happy, thinking, tired.