Worked at a Uni Open Day on Saturday, which is always fun but exhausting. The parents seem to be far more concerned about what is going on than their children are!
Yesterday was a busy day as we tried to get a whole weekend out of one day. Good fun, but again a tiring day!
I do get a day off later on for working in Saturday. Planning to make this next Monday - Mrs RC's birthday! Not making plans to go out for dinner or anything - these plans always go wrong, so we just see how things pan out.
So now back at work and Monday hit me like a sledgehammer - but undaunted I fought back and have made a massive dent in the work that was waiting for me. Main task ahead is to refresh my long neglected VisualBasic skills by Thursday...
The next assignment has reared its ugly head. In this one we have been given a wide choice of topic, an approach also known as "giving them enough rope to hang themselves". My chosen topic? The geopolitics of Afghanistan and its neighbours, especially Pakistan and India. Oh yes, I am going for the big one! It will either be a splendid success or a total failure! Either way it will be fun to do, which is what I want when all the dust settles. Starting off with a timeline for the region, looking at the rise and fall of the various empires of the region, the arrival of the British, leading to more recent events...
I have started painting a new set of soldiers. They have been sitting in boxes for several years but I am now determined to get them done. They are medieval Lithuanians, barbarians of the north ready to fight the equally barbaric Teutonic Knights who I will be able to field if I repaint a few knights. I have got some very fancy plans, involving snowy scenery, pine forests, frozen rivers, clusters of wooden huts, etc. Hope I find the time to do it!
So, the week is on! Monday is over already! Hope I can take the pace!