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20 October 2001 @ 10:30 am
 
*smile* A Saturday morning unaccompanied by hangover, or by exhaustion. This is goooood :)

Spoke to my Mum on the phone for ages last night, the family is OK. Apparently my brother starts work with Microsoft on Monday *ick* ;) Grandma is better (she'd been in hospital for a suspected stomach ulcer). My father put his back out coughing, but is recovering and is stressed by having to do teaching again this term (he's a university lecturer, but was on sabbatical last year).

I should probably ring/text/email my brother and make sure he knows when my viva is, text is probly best coz I dunno if his uni email address is still active, and if I ring him we'll talk about thesis writing (he's doing it too) and I don't wanna think about that ;)

Normal Saturday stuff to do today, then a bit of work, then we're off out to dinner :) Hopefully Jonathan and Becky are coming too, and I'm not sure if we're going for a curry or to Pizza Express, but it'll be nice :)
 
 
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jaqjaq on October 20th, 2001 08:44 am (UTC)
Hasn't Dave been working with M$ before? So it's not entirely a new start?
Margaretpling on October 20th, 2001 09:04 am (UTC)
Yeah - I think it was between his research assistantship and his PhD studentship ... but I can't quite remember for sure. It was definitely just a 3 month placement though.
Margaretpling on October 20th, 2001 09:07 am (UTC)
This one is a real job, I think.
Dai Aku: monkeystipe on October 20th, 2001 09:08 pm (UTC)
Heh... when I was talking to Bruce today he said something along the lines of "and I'm sure J and Pling were both nursing hangovers this morning, and then went to Vagabonds." Guess he was wrong on at least one count :)