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I am now unemployed (technically)

It just occurred to me last night when I was on my way to bed after my last shift as an NHS nurse that my contract officially ended at midnight, but my new job doesn't start till Friday meaning that on a technicality, I am currently unemployed. I don't kn
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Posted in Personal on August 19, 2019

Tomorrow I will put on my uniform for the last time

It's official, tomorrow is my last day as an NHS nurse. I'm not sure I can believe I am typing that but it's true. I haven't been well supported since coming back from my injury and I am still in so much pain I just cant take it any more - 12 hour shifts a
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Posted in Personal on August 17, 2019

Thinking of getting a pet rabbit? Here is what you need to know

I was inspired by MegL who wrote a post warning of the dangers of Rabbit Viral Haemorrhagic Disease in rabbits. Whilst commenting on that post, it dawned on me that many people simply don't know how to properly care for pet rabbits. Did you know that
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Posted in Animals on October 10, 2018

Busy as usual

You all know me well enough to know how much I like to keep busy, but I am struggling these days. A few months ago I managed to displace my pelvis whilst at work, leading to three months off work which was far from idea, although thank god I have full sic
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Posted in Personal on September 30, 2018

Did I mention that I am a web designer?

When we originally set up the archery business we obviously needed a website. I designed a fairly basic one using a typical 'build your own website' type site with drag and drop functions. I loved it, and I was terribly proud of it, having never done anyth
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Posted in Business on July 5, 2018

This nanny state annoys me

We have had a very busy day today. We travelled almost two hours each way to run an archery class that ended up not being as busy as we hoped. Its been such a busy few days and I am exhausted. We had to stop off for veg for the rabbits on the way home and
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Posted in Politics on June 30, 2018

My Update

As promised, here is my update post. I hope to see a good few people doing these - lets get ourselves and the site back up and running with regular posts. I will make more of an effort if you will? The honest answer is there isn't much new with me. I stil
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Posted in Personal on June 25, 2018

Teachers are demanding a 10% payrise!

Teaching unions in Scotland are demanding a 10% pay rise for their members, this comes just weeks after they were granted a 2% rise in pay and a promise that there would be a review of the payscale and promotion rules in the near future. Now please don't
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Posted in Breaking News on January 27, 2018

Refllecting on 2017

It's that time of year again where I start getting all reflective thinking back on the year gone past. Usually I do this post just before Christmas, but its been a little busy here recently and this is the first I have had time to sit and think for weeks.
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Posted in Personal on December 28, 2017

Our Mortgage Has Finally Been Approved

Boy is it a long process getting a mortgage these days! First you call up and get an agreement in principle, even if you already did this online they still want to do another one. Once you have that they agree to give you an appointment with a mortgage adv
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Posted in Personal on November 21, 2017

Comments (49)

Hi melody23 Are you on Facebook? Don't post your FB name here, unless you want but let me know if you are friends with any other PP people on FB, so I can find you in their friend list.

May 19, 2017, 6:12 AM

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