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Well, a few more weeks and what a mixed bag THAT was...
My images continue to do well on Photocrowd- even got myself a follower from Croatia!- and I am enjoying my weekly walk along the Grand Union canal as much as ever. My wife is still the best and most wonderful thing in my life, and so all continues well in the most important parts of life, namely love and art.
Health, though, a tad more mixed: just been advised that while my kidneys are doing well, I may need lithotripsy to get rid of a couple of stones- not really a problem given the full on surgery a couple of years back, but still a touch unpleasant. My bloods are continuing fine, though, and the eyes (so far) remain stable after all the laser in past years.
Work, though: work, and there's the rub. All I want is to simply get on with the job, get paid, come home and forget the place until the next day. I see no point in the red queen's race, in trying endlessly to justify myself just to keep my reviews even "sufficient"- which, in practice, means doing extra tasks, getting and giving extra training, and other tasks seeming aimed purely at promotion- and how is everyone supposed to get this fabled promotion? We can't all stand at the top at the same time! Personally, I'm not even interested.
Hi ho, enough steamvalving. I'll live on, and live well as I can; you all carry on doing so too.
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