Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Away

Today is a strange day. I find myself somewhere I didn't expect to be, doing things I hadn't planned on doing. Firstly, I'm sitting on a sun lounger, at 9.30pm, in the Vikings garden (one of the wonders of having a new laptop that doesn't require being plugged in in order to work). This is my week off, a much needed break from the turmoils of living in a large frantic city. My original plans had to be changed slightly at the last minute, and I decided to give my mate a hand painting his windows before the crap weather set in.

So far we've managed to sit in the garden, play some Playstation, drink copious amounts of Coke, eat enough chocolate to sink a small pea green boat, sit in the garden some more, talk utter rubbish, put the world to rights, eat at a rather nice cafe for "brunch" and listened to large volumes of music. Not once have I had to think about work, or anything I "should" be doing back at home. I guess that's what a proper break is all about, being able to totally forget about everything that your normal day to day life consists of.

So now I'm sitting outside, midges keeping me company around my screen, Small Faces playing in the background, and I'm really able to appreciate being away.

I'm sure that I've got other things to say, but to be totally honest, I'm loving being away from my laptop. The less time I spend at my la......

3 comments:

Mandy said...

Shouldn't have read this. Mega slog of a day, tormented by knowing it's hot and sunny beyond the office walls...
Nice to see someone chilling out.
Tho' I'll pass on the Coke. Yuk.

Beth said...

A break/vacation is always good.
Do midges bite?

Crashdummie said...

hey dont say that- your laptop might get offended!

But then again, she probbaly nees her break too....