Monthly Archives: December 2011

Did I really say that?: Goodbye 2011

I don’t always remember what I say. An awful lot of it isn’t worth remembering. But having had one of my most sociable Christmases in years, I keep getting reminded of things I have said. A friend of mine from my … Continue reading

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The Christmas Services

So, I’m at home for Christmas. Christmas entails a lot of eating. An awful lot. I’m stuffed and bloated, trapped in a perpetual comedown from a sugar high I can’t remember having, feeling vaguely detached from the world, desperately needing … Continue reading

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Connor O’Donoghue’s Reunion, or Why Twitter is Better than Actual People

I may have mentioned this before, but I have determinedly surrounded myself with Christmas cheer this month. About three weeks ago, when I was in the early throes of Yuletide ecstasy, I got in touch with a friend I hadn’t … Continue reading

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Seventh Weigh-in, Tuesday, the 20th December 2011

Last week featured theatrical gin, an entire night of beer, at least one pizza, an epically generous Christmas dinner, the School of Education Christmas party and a post-Doctor’s-visit binge. I expected to gain weight. I wasn’t even trying to diet. … Continue reading

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Pianophilia, Joy, Money and Christmas

I’m happier than I was the last time I posted. I’ve done some of my Christmas shopping and I’m far more satisfied with it than last year. Of course that means I only have €3. But I’m getting paid on … Continue reading

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More of the same and Sixth Weigh-in, Monday, 12th November 2011

Today’s post is more of the same. Last time there was trouser drama. Today too. Two weeks ago, there was medical doom and gloom. Today too. For months, there have been rubbish weigh-in results.(Here, here, here and here. Today too. … Continue reading

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The trouser incident

In a post I made about 10 hours ago, I proudly declared that, as well as wearing tinsel and a tie, I had no underpants on. I haven’t done laundry in a while. I was wearing a tie because I’m … Continue reading

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