Well, having bummed around for a couple of months after finishing college and hoping against all hope that I might finally get my dream job, I have been forced into joining a work agence and have been given possibly the most boring job in the whole of retail.
I work in a post office shop in Morecambe. All I do all day evey day is sell stamps. It's DULL! But I am getting a little more working for them than I was on job seakers so I guess I shouldn't complain too much. I suppose...
But the good news is that I only seem to be working week days and I never work past 5.35 so I can still have life with the small amount of cash I am earning. Ans I come home to a fresh coffee and my dinner made for me by my wonderful Yorkie (the BF in case you are wondering, not a yorkshire terrier as he has ocasionally been mistaken for because of his name).
It's only been my third day today and it seems to be going ok. There's practically no stress involved - not like my old job in morecambe when I worked in an off licence in the roughest end of town! Now that was stress! And thr hours are better than Sainsbury's, at least I get to see day light either end of my shift!! But I hate retail. I don't care how good people tell me I am at it, as far as jobs go, it sucks.
I did have some fun at the weekend though. Yorkie's sister Rachel had her 30th birthday on sunday so we went down for the party, and we got to see the latest nephew Nickolas James, he's just four weeks old so it was the first time we've seen him. His big brother (Christopher Ward, he's only two) is a tad jealous of the new arrival taking up so much of Rachels time, but he got lots of loves and cuddles to make up for it.
Got my next few weekends all booked up too now I have some cash coming in. It was Mobsy's 37th birthday on sunday too, but coz so many peopl were away (like us) or had no money, he's having his birthday bash next weekend, I've promised to call as see Jacs down in Warrington for a weekend soon and I suppose I'll have to see my dad too now he's back from holiday. AND now I think I'll have to go to Burnley to visit mum coz I'm at work all week and John's not there to drive her over on the weekend... So that should take me to the middle of next month before I've seen every one! Good job I'm working!
Think the next few days should be quiet though. Yorkie and I might be going into town for a drink with Simon tomorrow afternoon some time, once I've finshed work, but apart from that I think I might actully have some time to chill out.