Well, things have been hectic. My new bed and other bits of furniture have arrived. I plugged the new plasma tv into the ariel socket and discovered that there was no ariel. It cost me £110 to get a new ariel connected to the sockets in the rooms.
I also discovered that the gas is not connected to the hob for some reason, and when I went to dive into the emergency rations of pot noodles, I realised I hadn't brought any cutlery.
That said, the flat is looking good, though girlfriend thinks it's a bit 'bachelorish'. I need more stands to display my katana's (samurai swords) and I'm having a couple of stands made so I can mount my suits of armour in the spare room.
My mum gets out of hospital today, though she is still largely immobile. It will be a difficult couple of months till she is back on her feet again.
I'm off on holiday on Saturday for a week. We have rented a remote cottage on the west coast and I'm really looking forward to a change of scenery.
I found that there are still some honest people around. I dropped my blackberry getting into the car at girlfriends house and one of her neighbours found it and went round a few houses to see if anyone nearby had lost it. I'm extremely grateful to him and am trying to find out where he lives so I can take him a bottle of wine.
It's all good fun!