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My body clock is messed up

I have just completed seven twelve and a half hour nightshifts over the last eight days and it has done some funny things to my body clock. I couldn't eat my dinner last night, I was feeling sick at the thought of it. Then I woke up at 5.30 this morning a
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Posted in Personal on April 29, 2017

Yet another dilemma

Let me start by saying that I love my job, however recently my job has become far less about patient care and far more about shifting people to the main wards of the hospital in what is perceived as being a timely manner, patient care be dammed. I have a
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Posted in Personal on April 16, 2017

The strike ballots are out

So the Royal College of Nursing is officially asking us if we want to strike! Like any trade union they will of course need a mandate to call for strike before actually physically asking us to do it so at the moment they are just getting responses I suppos
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Posted in Personal on April 15, 2017

The long road back to credit worthiness

I have been working really hard on fixing my credit rating for the last five years and things have been getting so much better since I finished uni. I was able to get my car on finance and a bank loan, but both with quite high interest rates due to the ris
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Posted in Personal on April 8, 2017

Rant alert!

So the Scottish government has voted to hold another referendum, only they have already been told that they will not be allowed to do so at this time. What a waste of my tax money (maybe I should ask for a refund?) I am so fed up with all this independence
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Posted in Politics on March 28, 2017

I just want a sick day

I have been feeling rubbish all week, pretty sure its some sort mild strain of flu. A few people in my work have it and lets face it my work is exactly the type of place you would pick something like that up. Today I have a day off and I honestly felt lik
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Posted in Personal on March 25, 2017

A connundrum

I have a bit of a dilemma on my hands. To cut a long story short I am friends with a guy who has written several books, almost exclusively football related as he was a sports journalist before taking to books. He wrote two novels a few years back bas
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Posted in Personal on March 11, 2017

Has Jeremy Hunt ever actually been to the Emergency Department?

I think I need to stop reading the news because all it seems to do is annoy me these days. The article that has set me off today is one on the BBC which says that Jeremy Hunt wants all hospitals in England (so I guess the rest of us will follow suit) to ge
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Posted in Breaking News on March 9, 2017

My new website

Remember how I told you about my exciting Forever Living business a while back? Well I am still doing reasonably well with it but the online side of things is a little slow. I always thought my problem was the website I had, it was a company one and I had
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Posted in Business on March 5, 2017

Are we just really bad with money?

So following on from my rant about not being able to buy a house because we don't have savings I have been doing a whole lot of thinking/research on how to improve the finances. There is a great website here in the UK called Entitled to which shows things
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Posted in Personal on March 4, 2017

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If you're on Twitter or G+ look for me under the same user name as here if you'd like to keep in touch hon. Otherwise I have a new blog on wordpress: WordChazer's Words. If we don't stay in touch, I'll miss your posts *tears*, but good luck and God bless you and yours. One day I hope to see you on the staff listing at my place...

February 18, 2016, 4:59 PM

Hello there. I wonder why I sometimes over look some writers. I get so wrapped up in things I forget about posting comments. Take care and good luck.

January 30, 2016, 7:04 PM

Thanks for your comment on my differences between American and British English post. I am now following you.

September 15, 2015, 12:38 AM

I hope you get your essay written. New follower here.

July 13, 2015, 2:02 AM

Oh yay! You're from Scotland. I like you already ;)

July 11, 2015, 2:53 PM

Hello Melody in Scotland; glad to follow you!

May 14, 2015, 7:29 PM

Following you, from the warmer south coast of England :)

January 20, 2015, 6:06 PM

Thought I better follow you just in case you came down over the border and tried to find me emoticon :smile:

January 13, 2015, 11:34 AM

Nice to meet you. Look forward to reading more of your posts.

January 4, 2015, 9:53 PM

Hi kiddo! In the comments of November FOPP post I had written, I just noticed that william88 would like to join the challenge, so am sending the info your way, our wonderful volunteer clerk for December. : )

December 16, 2014, 11:52 AM