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Dizzojay's Dean Dreams
01 April 2016 @ 10:06 pm
I've had a birthday today, and other stuff has been going on as well which has made it a long and exhausting day.

I am so overwhelmed with all the lovely  gifts that I've had, both on line and in real life, I'm such a very lucky Dizzo!

I'll put together a masterpost of all my shiny over the weekend, but let me just state here that I'm thrilled with everything, and so very, very grateful!  I can't wait to share it with you all.

In the meantime, here's a taster of my evening ....

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Dizzojay's Dean Dreams
01 April 2016 @ 10:30 pm
Well, that was the week that was.

Today was the day I finally left my company, after thirteen years.  I said right at the beginning of the week that if I get through until the end of Friday without bawling, it'll be a bloody miracle.

There were no miracles.  At lunchtime today when I was saying goodby to my girlies, I was bawling!

This week ...Collapse )
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Dizzojay's Dean Dreams
01 April 2016 @ 10:55 pm
Okay, so I said I had one more leaving gift, and one that deserved it's own dedicated post. However, I need to give you a little background first ...

I got this gift on Wednesday, and it came from a lady called Heather who I've worked with ever since I started there.  Heather has a delightfully bonkers sense of humour, and that's why I get along with her so well.

Anyway, very many years ago, I returned from a long and boring stint in our archives in the old building which were isolated, dirty, cobwebby and generally nasty.  As I walked back into the office, Heather called out to me, "lonely yet?"

To which I replied (and I've no idea how or why this popped into my mind); "nah, I'm fine, I made friends with a dead spider called Neville."

And thus, the legend of Neville, our shared imaginary friend was born.

Anyway, Heather called me into her office on Wednesday, and there was ... Neville!

Arachnophobes proceed with caution. I promise it's not real!Collapse )
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