So a day at work whilst still poorly wasn’t really much fun 😦 However I manage to successfully negotiate Friday off 🙂
This raised something quite interesting and more than a little amusing. Whenever we have a day off work we are required to send around an Email appointment to our wider team, thereby making everyone aware that you won’t be in on that particular. It’s actually a very good policy, and I like it. However normally people just stick a title on that says “Bert’s Holiday” and leave it at that. Now obviously I’m not one to happily trot along with the rest of the flock, so I’ve started (although I always did it to some extent, only now have I thought to blog about, mainly because it received positive feedback yesterday, as well as a spreading chuckle throughout the office) filling the request with random ramblings, here are the most recent examples:

Number 1:

It always seems a shame to me that this big white space is neglected, I mean it could be filled with such delights as some of the greatest sentences from English language:

“A dream, all a dream, that ends in nothing, and leaves the sleeper where he lay down, but I wish you to know that you inspired it.”
—Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

“There are more things in Heaven and Earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.”
—William Shakespeare, Hamlet

“We cross our bridges as we come to them and burn them behind us, with nothing to show for our progress except a memory of the smell of smoke, and the presumption that once our eyes watered.”
—Tom Stoppard, Rosencratz and Guildenstern Are Dead

“There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.”
—Bram Stroker, Dracula

“I would always rather be happy than dignified.”
—Charlotte Brontë , Jane Eyre

“I don’t know whether I will drink again in my life but I didn’t drink yesterday, I am not drinking today and I’ll try not to drink again tomorrow.”
—Paul Gascoigne

‘When Alexander the Great was 33 he cried salt tears because there were no more worlds to conquer. Eric Bristow is only 27.’
—Sid Waddell

Number 2:

Due to the fact that white fluffy snow interferes with my wizarding powers, I’ll be spending tomorrow relying on good old fashioned voodoo, and sticking pins into lots of different snowmen whilst muttering incomprehensible curses in an entirely made up but arcane sounding language.

All of which is guaranteed to have no effect whatsoever upon anybody’s health, wellbeing or the weather………………………………………… there will be a very mild effect upon cave dwelling insects however.

“Cthlan atch marquare katang, flibble!”

Odi et amo………..Excrucior

Stay Slinky People,