|Dublin - Ha'penny Bridge at night|
What are you:
A Memory of Light by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson, which finally arrived to my Kindle last week. Last part of this epic series and although I sort of half intended to read the full series again before starting on the final part, I haven't been able to resist it.
Have the RTE news from last night on in the background as someone told me that our Messiah on the Street performance was on it. Although I don't remember seeing a camera there - we'll see.
Just the news at the moment. Will be listening to Our Lady's Choral Society later on.
Not a thing. I'm on holidays! Had a full Irish breakfast for brunch today and heading to a Thai restaurant for dinner later.
Happy you accomplished this week
I got a few things cleared in work that had built up and been left lying since I was sick during January and February and was really pleased to get so much done before having a few days off. Not quite caught up but noticeably getting there. Have also managed to enjoy my few days and have packed plenty in, catching up with family and friends, fitting in a much-needed haircut, too.
Looking forward to next week
Flotation, flotation, flotation. Have a session booked for tomorrow morning and am really, really looking forward to it. After that I'll head across town to meet another friend for lunch before heading to the airport to fly home again.
Thankful for today
It may sound strange but right now I am thankful for not being the kind of bad-tempered bitch that shouted at me in the hotel car park. And that just because I was trying to give her enough space to get at her boot to take something out. I'd like to be generous enough to try and understand she might be just having a bad day but I'm not and instead will just be glad that I do try most of the time to not be unnecessarily nasty.
Bonus question: what is your ideal wake-up time and what time do you usually wake up?
My ideal time is whenever I wake up. I dislike more and more having to wake up to the sound of the alarm clock. Given that I work fixed hours, however, I have to to stick with it for the foreseeable future. That means being up by about eight. During the winter I really struggle to get out of bed when it's dark outside so my alarm is set to the latest possible time. Once the mornings start to get brighter earlier I'll often find myself waking before the alarm and then my ideal time to get up becomes about half-six so that I can go swimming before work. Whatever time I wake at though, I need my eight hours sleep. I can manage on seven but any less than that and I may make it through one day but will struggle after that and badly need a very early night to catch up.
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