44) Trial periods and Toilet seats

Weeks 2 and 3 on the building site: All farting, burping and swearing has resumed as normal on site, I’m taking this to mean that I have been accepted as one of them. Luckily I bought myself some radio earmuffs, they’r excellent for blocking out the sound of the hammers, drills and men’s bodily noises. …

42) Tears, weights and airports

Today I dropped my little sister off at the airport after she had come to visit me in NZ for 2 weeks. I absolutely hate goodbyes so decided to be really strict with myself and not get emotional. That lasted all of 3 seconds. After an emotional hug goodbye at the airport door I could…

40) The inner workings of my mind on a day off…

The inner workings of my mind on a day off…… : I would love a coffee right know, hey look a butterfly, ok no it’s coffee time, maybe I’ll buy shoes today, coffee first then shoes, actually no I really don’t need new shoes, where should I get a coffee, oh look a shoe shop,…

39) Technophobe…

I have hundreds of postcards, if you come to my house u will see postcards on the walls, on the fridge, inbetween pages of books, I found a postcard in my sock drawer yesterday… After years of collecting postcards I have decided that I really want to start making my own and so Irish Kiwi…

38) Helmet hair and buns of steel

Me: “So how soon until I can go running again?” Physiotherapist: “Not for at least a month.” Me: “……oh….ok.” Physiotherapist: “No seriously, I strongly recommend that you do not run with your knee in this condition.” Me: “Gotcha, no running, I understand.” Physiotherapist: “Ok good.” Uncomfortable pause…. Me: “A light jog perhaps?” Physiotherapist: “PROMISE ME…

31) Listen To Your Imaginary Mother!

As I begin my descent into my late 20’s I find myself full of wisdom that I feel the need to impart onto another generation, unfortunately my guinea pig has no interest so this is my advice to my imaginary future daughter instead (who, no offence, I will hopefully not be having for a very…

30) Happy Days

For the last 48 days I’ve been doing the 100 Happy Days challenge and I have to say I am loving it. If you haven’t heard of it before here is the link: http://www.100happydays.com It’s so simple, all you have to do is to take one picture a day of something that makes you happy…

29) Catch up

Random stories over the last few weeks. I was in our bathroom earlier when I noticed a bug crawling along the floor, I quickly scooped him up in a piece of tissue paper and threw him in the toilet. I flushed him down the toilet but when the flushing stopped, all the tissue was gone…

28) Mrs. Father Time

After doing a load of laundry last night I was putting the newly clean bed sheet back on the bed when I noticed that it was very wrinkly. I suddenly thought to myself hmmm maybe I should iron it…. I was so surprised that I had to stop what I was doing immediately and go…

26) Dear Tiny Dent

Today I was out to lunch when a complete stranger made a really rude comment to me for absolutely no reason, when I made a comment back immediately giving as good as I got, they heard my accent and said “oh you’re Irish, I should have guessed”. The feeling that came over me was one…