Work, Scope, Shop, Breathe

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Yesterday was a lame all day at work :(  Load testing, finding problems, fixing problems, finding more problems, fixing more problems, finding yet more problems, but all having had enough to not properly deal with them.  Blah.  The money's good, but it kills me not getting a full weekend :(

This morning was up at a very uncivilised hour (that is a shock coming from me ;) ) to get to Scope at Mt Stromlo by 9am.  Coppins Crossing road was closed for a cycling event, but we didn't see the sign til it was too late, and ended up having to continue 5km out of the way before we could turn around legally, and then back again to go the other way.  Epic grunt.  So ended up arriving ten minutes late.  And nearly got blown off the mountain by the wind - it was insane!!

Mt Stromlo and rainbow

So we went to Scope to meet up with Fiona (aka @phonakins aka The Little Lioness) and Rish, Lisa (aka @bakebikeblog aka Bake Bike Blog) and Chris (aka @chrispycon), who turned out to be an ex colleague of Stu's from Queensland!  It was a great little twitter/blogger meetup.  We talked about various topics, mostly things like Canberra life, food, travel etc.  

Lisa and Fiona

I had their eggs benedict which was pretty decent
Scope's Eggs Benedict

Scope has a fantastic location, it'd be nice to go back in weather that was good enough to sit outside and enjoy the view.  And plenty of gluten-free options which made Fiona and Lisa very happy :)Scope interior

Scope interior
Cotter Dam from Mt Stromlo

Popped into town to pick up Stu's car which had been there since Friday night, then did our food shopping, then came home.

Having a busy afternoon catching up with stuff.

I separated the jigsaw into its six identical 999-piece sections and stacked them up so they don't take up as much space, to give me room for other things I want to do.

Jigsaw split up
Jigsaw stacked
Jigsaw stacked
Planning a roast dinner tonight, and hopefully an early night!


Fiona said:

*yoinks the pic of Lisa and Me*

Thanks for coming today!!!!!!! :D

July 10, 2011 6:37 PM


Lisa said:

A wonderful morning indeed!!!!

July 11, 2011 8:19 AM


Kazza the Blank One said:

Was a great little meet up :)

July 11, 2011 5:54 PM


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