Thursday, March 30, 2006

Seizing up

My new weights routine is killing me: one step at a time. I now have three distinct workouts, and starting each one is basically unleashing a fresh round of pain on me. Only one more to debut, then I can work on getting used to them ;)

This seminar on Friday is starting to worry me. I normally have a much better idea of how the thing is going to go by this stage...

It was snowing again today. Snowing.

Friday, March 24, 2006

New site, new music, new life

Hey kids

Found some cool stuff: website called, hip hop artist called Immortal Technique, and more happiness about where I work.

We had the leaving party today and it was pretty cool for once: managed to talk to a few people and had a good time. Maybe next year will be a good one...

Lots of work tomorrow, so have to drink my water and process the alchohol ;)

Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Jedi cat

Jedi cat, originally uploaded by sendaiben.

The felon herself (claws retracted at this point, she`s in stealth mode).

Death Cat

I just got jumped by Tiddles. After suffering numerous claw wounds to the forearm, I am now quietly reacting allergically. Ow.

In other news, it looks like CEC may not be heading for the fifty students we were hoping for... Despite our advertising efforts, we have so far only got one new student (and even she`s not fully signed up yet). This business lark is harder than I suspected!

Ben out.

Thursday, March 16, 2006

Sushi and strawberry cream cake

It was Yuki`s birthday today, so we went out for sushi and came back for cake.

The bummer is that it has started raining again :(

Tuesday, March 14, 2006


I just left my Japanese homework at work (I`m at home now). My class starts in just under two hours...

All fine and dandy, except that it is freezing outside and I haven`t actually done the homework yet. So even if I went and got it I wouldn`t be able to finish it in time.


Monday, March 13, 2006


Okay, I`m back. Although from the temperature outside, you`d never know any time had passed. It`s around 2 degrees Celcius today, with a biting

Today is "cut 10% from the budget" day at work. I overheard my supervisor joking to another member of staff about how they were going to have to cut my salary (he was joking apparently). That kind of joke I can probably do without.

Especially as I don`t have a contract for next year yet.

On a brighter note, this may make it easier for me to get this job
reduced to three days a week. Fingers crossed!