Hello dear readers,
It's been a few days now. Too long. I apologise for that.
Why so? I don't know. After work I get home, make dinner, and then read a bit or watch tv. I just don't feel like doing much else, like using my precious mind for writing blogs. Don't blame me.
What's news? Today is my day off again, and so far it's a blast! I got a new bulb for my lamp, because the old one had broken! After a week?! Anyway, good thing I am keeping all the receipts, so I could just get a new one for free. I also talked to Martin for a bit, there were a few things missing on the contract, like THE DATE! Damn, how could Rob forget that? [Is what Martin said to himself with a grin on his face.]
He also told me that my new roommate will be moving in next Monday! Yay! About time I'd say. He's called Tom and does something with computers. Who doesn't. But yea appearantly the uni here is really into the technical stuff. I'm curious to see what kind of person that's gonna be. At least I can be sure about one thing: he speaks propper English. I went into town and got some more kitchen supplies. The past few days I have been eating chilli for dinner. Cynthia at work explained to me how to make it and it's really easy so there you go.
So sooooooooo you wouldn't believe this. I saw some people standing about in town again from the same company Will belongs to, being the guy I talked to the second day (I think) I was here. So this girl starts talking to me and I say oh allright well I haven't got a bank account here but you wouldn't happen to know if Will's here would you? And so he was. Walked up the street to find him and we talked for a while again, he's moving to Birmingham, which is just half an hour away. So hopefully I will have a friend in a bit who I can meet up with. He wrote his emailaddress all across my arm. ^^
Then at 12.15 I was meeting up with Irene at the shop, she would take me to a second hand bike sell store thing. I got a bike for 40 pounds. It will get me around. Not around town, that would be suicide, but a few people told me there were some nice cycle routes in the area, so if it's sunny on Sunday I know what I'll be doing. There's a little [tiny] shed here, too, where I can put my bike, so that's awesome. Yay, my life is coming together finally.
Now as for the rest of the day. I'm going to get some more milk. It's funny to see how much one person consumes. I drink so much milk it's ... scary. I think I went through at least 8 or 9 litres since I got here.
Anyway, oh and I also arranged that I can pay my rent in cash! Yoohooo! No reason to get all difficult with God knows what. Cash. I am saving money in a little envellope [or how do you write that..] in my nightstand. If I keep that up throughout the months I will have my rent ready by the end of the month without any troubles.
More fun stuff : I got a big Cartman teddybear sort of thing. I will be making a picture of him and post it. It's absolutely lovely. It's fab! It's bril! [Isn't the English "slang" bliss?].
I've noticed I'm starting to recognise customers in the shop, which is really nice. They seem to appreciate it if you put something away for them and they come back and you have remembered them, and what you had put away for them. Then the other day I went to get an union at this local little vegetable store and there was one of the customers behind the counter. =D It's a small world.
I'm starting to settle in here. Which is good I guess. I just have no-one to take care of me. The other day I thought I was going to be throwing up because I had been having a headache for hours and it just got worse and worse so I thought allright, maigraine! So what now? No reason to go and feel sorry for yourself because there is nobody that will comfort you or give you attention. So, lie in bed, put something next to your bed just in case and put some tissues somewhere. Luckily I fell asleep right then and there, and I slept for hours and hours.
What else what else. Went to have a cup of cappuchino again at the Soup Kitchen, which is the lovely café/restaurant I went to on one of the first days with my laptop. You could order downstairs at the counter and then a waitress came with me to wherever I wanted to sit, carrying my drink! Isn't that service. I couldn't help but grin. All of that for just 1.90 pounds. Nice to have some decent coffee because the coffee they have at the shop isn't drinkable.
And when I got back home I found my mail on the floor. Martin had just shoved the mail underneath the door. Very nice. Received two cards so far. Come on people! I want mooreeeee. [That's an order.] ^^
It's only a quarter to three. Gee. Oh I also have to swing by the shop to give Geoff 7 pounds for the lock on my bike. Yay.
And tonight I'm going to the pub. I'll be meeting up with Andy and his wife/girlfriend, and he'll probably have his Dutch/Canadian friend with him. Should be interesting. I hope Mark forgot about it. No clue if he's coming but in any case I'm going. Will be nice to have a night out. Will be nice at work tomorrow though. Had better think of what I'm cooking tomorrow because something tells me I won't be in the mood then to get food from the supermarket.
Allright, that will be all for now.