Friday, 7 March 2008

Phew..............

You know what it's like when you go away from work for a few days and you come back to sooooo much stuff that you kinda wish that you had never gone in the first place.......well that's how I have felt this week!! (and can I just point out that I don't work......allegedly!!)

The Andaman Trip was absolutely fantastic!! (I will be updating properly on that soon). I got back home late Friday night......I had sore legs, sunburn on my nose and my forehead, I was incredibly tired and in desperate need of a hot shower!! (I tell you......I don't think I would have made it into the society pages of any magazine had I been spotted on Friday night!!).

Anyway there have been no blog updates this week because I have.....

- Worked with JJ on the logo and look of this years Combined Women's Lunch (CWL) which is being hosted by the BWG. I was asked to do the artwork for it on Monday before I left for Andaman, said yes, and then discovered upon my return that they need it for today (we've got an extension till Monday but talk about short notice!!)
- Attended a 12 year olds Birthday Party - there was karaoke (am still shuddering at the horror)
- Met up with John, a friend of my Dad's who was in Bangkok on a business trip, and took him out for a few drinks and dinner (Fortunately he was lovely and we all got on very well!!)
- Wrote a Welfare Article for the BWG Magazine and am still chasing 9 other people for their contributions (It's only a couple of sentences I need - is that so hard?)
- Met with a representative of the Charity Operation Smile to find out more about what they do and how they do it (They are now going to be the beneficiaries of the CWL)
- Went to see Maroon Five (Who were bloody great by the way!!)
- Did more work on the CWL logo
- Went to Pakkred
- Hosted the BWG Welfare Team meeting and wrote the report for Committee.
- Had my Dad's friend, John, over for dinner before he flew back to the States
- Went to the BWG Committee meeting
- Went to the CWL meeting with JJ and we presented the art work so far (it needs tweaked but they were happy with the over all look)
- Wrote some blurb on Operation Smile which will go out with our sponsorship requests.

Thank god it's Friday - I am planning to do bugger all over the weekend....I am completely knackered!!! I've not even had a chance to catch up on everyone's blogs (now I've done a post saying that I will be updating on the Andaman Trip soon I now feel I can go and see what everyone else has been upto........)

7 comments:

  1. Cripes - did you even have time to breathe during all that?
    You are a human dynamo Carol!
    Have a good rest this weekend:-) xx

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  2. Yikes! I'm exhausted just reading it. To tell you the truth, I've been so tired from all my stuff and travels (plus I have a cold) that I'm still in bed with my laptop on my lap (where else?) and I even turned on the TV this morning and watched junk. And it's 11.33 am! Haven't even brushed my teeth yet -- sshhh, don't tell anyone.

    Relax this weekend. you deserve it! :)

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  3. Lane - Normally I don't mind being busy (much prefer it to being bored!!) but it actually did my head in this week. I didn't have time to do what I wanted to which was blog and do some painting *sigh*

    Sue - I promise I won't breath a word!!! Sorry to hear your not feeling great....although having just read your blog it sounds like you have been here, there and everywhere so I'm not surprised your feeling a little under the weather!!. Sometimes you need a day of tea and crap tv when your not feeling well (I always ended up watching Jeremy Kyle when I was poorly....OMG did I just say that out loud!!)

    Wishing you a speedy recovery

    C x

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  4. You have been working really hard, but I noticed you missed out the handbag shopping! Was that deliberate?

    It's okay though, I won't tell anyone about the handbags if you don't snitch about the wine!

    JJx

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  5. No wonder you're knackered! Tea and painting is just what the Doctor orders (or is that Mum?). Same difference, you must need to re-charge your batteries after all that lot.
    Looking forward to hearing more about your trip, but not till you've had a good rest.

    Take care,
    Love Mum xxx

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  6. JJ - OMG, how could I have forgotten to add in the handbag shopping!!! (No it wasn't deliberate!!). I won't mention the wine....or the plant pot :-D

    Mum - I much prefer the idea of wine and painting although I have a funny feeling that the two probably wouldn't go too well together!!

    C x

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  7. Jeez Carol, I think you could have fit in another handful of things at least ;-p! You crazy cat, take a break and do nothing (except paint!) this weekend. You are amazing!

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