Monthly Archives: November 2011

At sea

So, I neither drowned, nor chickened out of getting in the pool. I hadn’t realised there was a third option. That I get in, not make a fool out of myself, do a bit of floating, not freak out, not … Continue reading

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Like a fish out of water

I never learnt to swim. As I’ve mentioned here before I went for swimming lessons as a schoolchild with the rest of my class. After a few years when I was still in my giant inflatable armbands, still clinging to the … Continue reading

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Not dead yet and Fourth Weigh-in, Sunday, 27th November 2011

The last time I wrote, I was on the verge of a stroke/heart attack and was under instructions not to eat salt. In good news, I am still alive. On Thursday, I returned to the doctors’ surgery. The nurse was … Continue reading

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The Great Aunt Moment

I don’t like going to the doctor. The last time I went (2009), the doctor didn’t ask me why I was there, he didn’t take a medical history, he barely asked my name. The moment I walked in the door, … Continue reading

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Third Weigh-in, Sunday, 20th November 2011

Two notes from the world of celebrity: First, Craig got knocked out of the X Factor. I really hope he doesn’t hit the biscuits hard. I believe in reality TV weightloss miracles and I don’t want to lose my innocence. … Continue reading

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Why Connor overslept this morning

After writing the blogpost about blokes last night, I read for half an hour, put out the light and went to sleep. I was relatively tired and expected to sleep well. I had just drifted off when I heard some … Continue reading

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In which Connor doesn’t ruin everything for everyone forever

It’s been a while since I posted about my financial woes, hasn’t it? Last Sunday, there were €40 left in my account. I took out €100, which was as much as the bank would allow me, leaving me €60 overdrawn. … Continue reading

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