I got to attend a pensions workshop provided by my work today.
The presenter confirmed that for people my age, the state pension is probably a mirage.
They may say that I can retire and collect the state pension at 68, that will definitely keep getting moved and possibly removed ...
I have now attended tree InstMC dinners, and I have yet to have truly enjoyed any of the after dinner comedians.
Sure every one managed to get at least one laugh out of me, but at the end of the half hour, I don't think I have had one ...
Last night's InstMC dinner raised funds on behalf of the Scottish Cot Death Trust and included a personal speech by one of the trustees.
The speech was very emotional and stirred some of my earliest memories.
I had intended to write this post last year but found it too ...
I will be attending the InstMC Dinner tonight, as the guest of Honeywell.
This will be an evening of free drinks and dinner and a good chance to have fun
with other folk from industry.
It will be the first time I have had a drink in a while.
When out at the shops today, I tried to find a new jacket to replace my current one.
My main issue with my current jacket is that it is water resistant but it doesn't hold up to heavy rain.
It is also not particularly warm if I am standing ...
Today we went to a farm for pumpkin picking.
I had envisioned going into a field where the pumpkins were being grown and picking them fresh from the stock.
Of course this wouldn't have worked with the number of participants.
Instead you picked your pumpkin from a whole field ...
Today has been a day of DIY, mostly painting in the downstairs toilet.
This was a good opportunity to catch up on podcasts and I spent most of the time catching up with the DisasterCast back catalogue.
I don't have much to add except that I found it an ...