Saturday, 2 May 2009

Status: April

April 1
08:11 Tim is not in London. Office closed due to G20 protests. Looking forward to a rare 2 days in Hursley.
10:27 Tim has taken over Facebook. Sweet.
22:42 Tim just saw A view from the bridge at the Duke of York theatre. It was very good. Guy sat in front peaked a bit early and shouted 'brav-ee' half a second after the last line.

April 2
14:16 Tim is no longer viral.

April 3
14:21 Tim is having acupuncture again this afternoon.
16:46 Tim didn't have acupuncture after all, got a bit too tense beforehand. Pick your battles.
18:22 Tim is on the phone to Natwest. They are a shambles.
22:46 Tim is Friday night, 10.45, bedtime. Shattered. Commuting sucks.

April 4
17:12 Tim in London again, to meet Buff Tom.

April 5
09:31 Tim is not surprised that Alistair Darling's economic predictions turned out to be bobbins. Good job he didn't have any credibility in the first


April 6
07:48 Tim is trying the commute from Guildford.
19:42 Tim just missed the fast train for the first time in 10 weeks, now on the stopping service. :(.

April 7
08:37 Tim has upgraded from own brand cereal to Nestle for commuting breakfast. Shreddies this morning.
20:54 Tim is in the Hilton London Bridge. It's MUCH nicer than the Metropole. Bijou exec lounge fully stocked with beers, wines, spirits and snacks.

April 8
20:16 Tim just left work, was going to Wagamama but it's rammo. Humming Ghostbuster's theme tune. Busting makes me feel good.

April 9
18:47 Tim is pretty pissed that £435 of monthly TravelCard does not translate into having a seat. Again. Scrap one of the 1st class carriages kthxbai.

April 11
19:32 Tim is missing Fin and Marl already. :(.
20:32 Tim just used the food processor for the first time. Making potato rosti.

April 12
22:14 Tim is pwning May at Easter Scrabble. Could be close though, I can has vowels?

April 13
12:16 Tim is in Oxford to see the parents. Trying out park and ride.

April 14
13:19 Tim is back in LDN, here all week this week. Another day another dollar.
20:39 Tim is testing out 4oD catchup up over 3.5G on the netbook, works very nicely in full screen mode. Gonna watch Around the World in 80 Trades after

going out to forage.
21:40 Tim is now using Westwood's phrases 'cake up' and 'swag on' despite not knowing what they mean.

April 15
18:41 Tim is away from home and feeling ill ill ill. Shivers and aches FTL.
20:23 Tim has never been more pleased to get back to the Metropole. Couldn't face tube so took taxi with hair trigger on window control balancing


April 16
14:34 Tim is still holed up in the Metropole, trying to gather the strength to set off for home.

April 17
09:48 Tim is glad to be back in Winchester after getting rescued by May yesterday. Still feeling ill/10.

April 18
14:38 Tim is home alone, still ill. Blown away by Skream remix of La Roux, late to the party I know...

April 19
21:16 Tim had a nice day today. Did cool walk from home to Shawford: Dentists at 08:20. :(.

April 20
09:20 Tim has survived the dentist, but can still taste it. Bleagh.
20:36 Tim is on the 2035 home from Waterloo and has had McDonalds. This is living?
23:14 Tim just set a new record for booking taxi to the station. 8 seconds on the phone. Wessex Cars == efficient.
23:53 Tim Sat 31st May. Late night baby! (umm 830?)

April 21
07:15 Tim is possibly at the station too early, first here so don't know if I'm at a door or not. Stick to my convictions and hope or risk and join the back

of one of the queues?
19:47 Tim is watching Skins S3 finale on netbook on the train. Ah, Effy.
23:03 Tim is supposed to order his new car within the next 4 weeks. S40 ruled out, Golf ruled out, 1 Series this weekend and late breaking A3 Sportsback

wildcard. Ideas?

April 22
09:46 Tim is glad May got through the dentist ok. Interesting to be there as an observer and see a filling done.
22:58 Tim is sponsoring Macca for the marathon. First watch the vids: then sponsor him: - great cause.

April 23
08:48 Tim is going straight outta Euston. Word.
21:32 Tim had dinner at Jenny Lo's Tea House in Belgravia after finding out his Pilates teacher no longer runs a class there.

April 24
18:34 Tim made some good progress at work today, and also received some great news that he can't reveal yet.
23:04 Tim is encoding the 5th cut of his new breakbeat mix.

April 25
10:13 Tim has a 118D SE for the weekend, and is going to drive it to the Audi garage to check out the A3 Sportsback.
20:12 Tim is at the champagne bar in Liberty, then going to meet my brother in Soho, before returning to the Marriott to crash Daisy Kumar's 40th birthday.

April 26
10:39 Tim is watching the marathon from near The Mint on East Smithfield. Elite chairs just came back past mile 22 and waiting for elite men to arrive for

mile 13.
13:38 Tim saw cousin Adam run past at mile 13, then again at mile 21. He was well in front of Gordon Ramsay, and probably on for 3hr35!

April 27
08:21 Tim is captivated on the train by the blind guy reading his electronic braille book. I've also filled in my form to replace my lost season ticket (it

had to happen).
23:24 Tim just spotted that there are 2 new Air Woven colorways out next month, Tier 0 mint & melon. Yes please.

April 29
00:20 Tim meant to go straight to bed, but didn't and now it's late. I blame BBCNews 24.
22:07 Tim got a nice surprise on discovering Andrea Corr was in the play. She is still well fit.

April 30
21:08 Tim has just finished the Le Corbusier exhibition with Vik, it was ace.
23:01 Tim took the opportunity to use the Malmaison voucher one last time on the final day possible. Amazing cheeseboard scenes.

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