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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #735 on: January 22, 2017, 04:39:29 am »
Thanks everyone for your kind messages, they are much appreciated.

Modelling is not much of an option at the moment as Susan and I live separately and most of my time is being spent with her helping to clear out anything useful from her mothers house. Doesn't stop me thinking about various existing or projected projects though.

Such a project being for the Soviet Group Build, the MiG-13 "Fireguard" will be my main entry though I may try to build another from the start, build and finish off another that I have that would fit but is probably ineligible as it has been started already although I don't remember to what extent so I will have to dig it out of the stash to see how much is done or if I can transfer the decals to an un-started boxing of the same aircraft.

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #736 on: January 27, 2017, 10:37:07 am »
Now sitting and relaxing at Susan's after the funeral of her mother earlier today. Everything went well although we are eating sausage rolls and sandwiches for our evening meal as not many people went for tea after the service. The collection was for Cancer Research as Cancer has affected two members of her family in the past.

I should be getting back far more into my modelling in the coming weeks so expect an increase in my postings in the future.

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #737 on: January 27, 2017, 02:06:19 pm »
Glad it went well Alastair, such occasions are usually difficult for everyone.
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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #738 on: January 28, 2017, 03:08:15 am »
Yup glad it went as well as could be expected Alastair
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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #739 on: January 28, 2017, 03:17:33 am »
Thanks guys from both of us

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #740 on: January 28, 2017, 08:18:01 pm »
I hate going to funerals. But, if you do it right, they can be an absolute joy to return from. You meet old acquaintances, renew old friendships, meet new friends, remember the good times, and relive past experiences. Tears and laughter are cathartic, and lives well lived are lives well remembered.

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #741 on: January 29, 2017, 03:24:37 am »
The thing is that I hardly knew anyone there as its her side of the family. It went well though with the only thing to spoil things was her brothers partner laughing too loudly when we were having tea afterwards.

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #742 on: February 03, 2017, 09:10:27 am »
Life can change a bit in a week. Not only have I finally got money out of DWP, but I now have two job interviews!  :o

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #743 on: February 03, 2017, 09:18:48 am »
YEH! Good on yer, Alistair.
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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #744 on: February 03, 2017, 09:30:34 am »
Nice!!!! Glad to hear that.
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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #745 on: February 03, 2017, 10:15:38 am »
That's good news Alastair, nice one.   :thumbsup:
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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #746 on: February 03, 2017, 10:27:34 am »
This is the same kind of thing that happened to me about six or seven months ago. Get interviews for two jobs, both a week and a half apart so I can start one job before I go to the second job interview then I can pick and chose over the two if I get offered the second job. The first is a dead easy job watching machines in a water bottling plant which should be a formality to start while the second one is for a company that distributes mobility hardware.

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #747 on: February 03, 2017, 10:37:48 am »
Good luck for both! :thumbsup:
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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #748 on: February 03, 2017, 10:55:13 am »
Hey, that baby sittin' machines sounds like something I'd enjoy. My days of ditch digging and toting bricks and all that mess are OVER.  Give me the boring and mundane. 

Best of luck, for sure, and it's good to know you have options with the two proposals. I had an option like that about 4 years ago and chose the WRONG one.  ;D
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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #749 on: February 04, 2017, 04:56:28 am »
Yup, best of luck with the interviews mate  :thumbsup:
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