Time for one of these again, I guess.
And a heap of other things. Mostly I toot about my cats though.
Best boss award (health)
In the latest episode of "I've got the best boss in the world"
I mentioned that my leg pain has been getting worse and that I'd be back in the office when I've stabilised on my new pain killers (and could drive safely).
He told me I was fine to work from home for as long as I needed.
Contract ends in June, sounds good to me!
There's a plurality preferencing Monday 9th - is there anyone who wants to come and is NOT able to do Monday arvo/evening?
Also do we have any venue suggestions in Williamstown other than the Prince Albert? Just looking for alternatives so we have some choice.
Please for Melbourne Fediverse people visibility!
Swearing (staff assistance not required)
I just did the Jedi hand wave. "Nothing to see here, go about your business". Aka fuck off, no I don't need help, how many people do I have to tell that no I don't need help. Look I appreciate that you are offering, except that it's only when I do need help that I can't find any of you, but seriously, 3 of you have now asked me, and I've only been here for 5 minutes.
Looking for relevant research:
Ride sharing/hailing services just got go-ahead to operate in Vancouver (BC, Canada). It's all over the news.
One thing I haven't heard much about: the potential environmental impact. Are there likely to be more cars on the roads/people choosing this over transit or biking? I expect research has been done on this sort of question...anyone know of any?
Phizzy has figured out the upstairs bathroom has the best acoustics in the house.
She goes up there to meow/squeak.
So. After an eventful day of overshooting my own targets, it turns out I am now going to the UN for a couple of weeks in March. Will be sleeping on a friends sofa bed. But welcoming tips on flight booking, economy long haul flight survival, mobile phones in NYC, and getting my electronics and self through US immigration intact.
1,2,3 achieved. Now waiting on step 3.5 charge phone.
Consider this a friendly, local pub. Make yourself at home, bring your friends, have a good time! Meet new people, have a laugh, enjoy the ambience, and the Oxford commas.