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Old 18-09-08, 07:22 PM   #1
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Well the last seven days have been a whirlwind of events for me!
  • Last Thursday, I got the call to tell me I'd got the new job I was going for, so that's the end of 24 hour on-call and two hours commuting every day from October 6th
  • Thursday evening, I sold my ZX7-R
  • Friday morning, for the first time ever, I actually had to hand in a resignation (I've always kind of just moved jobs before somehow)
  • Friday afternoon, one of my colleagues, a cracking guy who really was responsible for the re-awakening of the biker in me, left for a new job
  • Saturday, I spent the day looking at old Jag XJs before a champagne supper with my parents to celebrate the new job
  • Sunday morning, I dropped off my ZX7-R to its new owner
  • Sunday afternoon I went out and bought a BMW 730i with all the lovely cash I'd been given five hours previously
  • Monday I spent being congratulated on my escape by my colleagues
  • Tuesday was quiet... ish
  • Wednesday my trusty shed of a Volvo went in for MOT... and failed
  • Thursday I've spent rushing about trying to get a tyre fitted and dismantling the tailgate to fit number-plate lamp bulbs
I'm knackered... And bikeless for the first time in nearly three years. It's a bit weird, but I'll be back on two wheels next summer after a winter of saving and learning the ropes at my new job.
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Old 18-09-08, 07:42 PM   #2
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Congratulations on the new job Dan

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Old 18-09-08, 07:44 PM   #3
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congrats on the new car too - have you been sent on the course to work the onboard computer yet ??
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Old 18-09-08, 09:03 PM   #4
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Congratulations on the new job Dan

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Thanks Jo... will be a nice change, but I'll miss the NHS Pension

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congrats on the new car too - have you been sent on the course to work the onboard computer yet ??
Well, there's new... and then there's 'new'... The computer's quite dumb, to be honest.

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Congrats on the job Dan. Is this the car?

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Congrats on the job Dan. Is this the car?

Lol thanks mate...

That's about what I'm going for. I'm going to have to pimp a whole lotta crack-ho's to pay for it.
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So you are trying to save money whilst driving a 730i?! Good luck with that!

In all seriousness - good luck
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So you are trying to save money whilst driving a 730i?! Good luck with that!

In all seriousness - good luck
I'm not really trying to save money... not particularly hard, anyway... Just the shorter trip to work will do that, so I can just carry on as normal
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