Tag Archives: work

Day #339 Office Santa

Today was the much anticipated Santa visit. Or, I should say, the first Santa visit, since Hawkeye is getting to see Santa again in creche later this month (he comes down the chimney into the Director’s office, apparently). Now, our office does not have a chimney, so I suspect Santa may have had to sneak…

Day #335 It’s beginning to smell like Christmas

When I stepped into the first floor landing of our office at the start of lunch today a delicious, delicate, fresh scent was floating up from below. The scent of fresh pine. The smell of winter. I followed my nose down the stairs and into the lobby. Yup. Sure enough there was a brand new…

Day #289 Whiskey

Today’s posht is brougght to you by whishkey. Specifically, whiskey cocktails. We had a Friday night work thingy. A shindig. Hootenanny? … Wait. Where do the words shindig and hootenanny even come from? I mean, do shins get dug, and hoots nannied? Or does the nanny hoot? I mean, those are some pretty weird words…

Day #287 Homicide biscuits

Halloween is around the corner and the decorations, pumpkins, costumes, spiderwebs, and all sorts of other spooky things are going up thick and fast. Our office canteen got in on the action this year with home made baked goodies. There were Bat Brownies, Peanut Butter Spider Cookies, and my absolute favourites – Homicide Biscuits. The…

Day #204 Hello, my name is Rose and I am a workaholic

There’s a big project going on at work at the moment and it’s helping me to discover something about myself. Or rather, it’s helping me to crystallise something I already sort of knew but never fully bothered to explore. Sometimes I can be an IT helpdesk’s worst nightmare. Let’s be honest, if I’m calling the…

Day #164 Sound the drums!

Featured photo above property of Irish Dragon Boat Association, borrowed here exclusively for the purpose of spreading the gospel of paddle boating. I would have taken my own photo but I wasn’t bringing my phone anywhere near a potential splash zone. Or a potential fall-in-the-water zone.    It’s Wellness Month at work – a corporate…