A Day in the Life

May 3, 2013 by daire91 - 6 Comments

Today is Day 3 of the Blog Every Day in May challenge, and the prompt is to tell us about your typical day. So for this, I decided to do a little photo diary of my day yesterday. My everyday life is not particularly fascinating, but here’s a little glimpse:

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The tree is the first thing I see when I walk out the front door. The bus stop is the place I spend half my life, I can count on one hand the times it’s been on time. I can’t complain too much though, as the driver did let me on for free yesterday. A quick stop at Tesco for office supplies, and it’s time to face the day.

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Breakfast at my desk. I literally cannot face the day without breakfast. And you wouldn’t want me to… I’m so much less delightful when food deprived.

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After breakfast it was lesson time. A few friends at work have taken it upon themselves to educate me with regards to TV and music. You’d think I had bad taste or something… In the past week I’ve had Entourage, True Blood, Frank Turner and Fall Out Boy’s new album. Score.

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Lunch date with my bestie. She refused to feature in any photography, so instead I’ll show you the grotty-but-great caf we go to, and my strangely festive choice of sandwich.

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Before long it was back to the office for the exciting business of phone answering, filing and lots of other exciting office escapades.

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Nice and sunny as I left for the day… mostly a reminder that I need to invest in some sunglasses. Being unable to see properly I walk straight into the path of the Red Cross man. Again. Followed by more fun at the bus stop as I got to experience I really cringey Jeremy-Kyle-style bitch fight. Win.

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The complex decision of what to read next (as I finished The Wizard of Oz for the first time that morning), I ultimately settled on All My Friends are Superheroes by Andrew Kaufman. Not the best choice I’ve ever made. I slight diversion in the form of Candy Crush Saga as I walked in the door. It’s really not my fault if that happens to be the screen that’s showing when I switch on my laptop…

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Another perusal of some ‘BEDM’ blogs – I’m determined to leave everybody a comment or two by the end of the month! At this point I was really tempted to get my art book out, but for once I did the right thing and gave in to the pressing need to do some work. I’m in the midst of doing my final assignment for AA316 (the nineteenth-century novel), and not making the progress I’d like to. I guess that’s what the Bank Holiday’s for though, right?

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And then boyfriend arrived home with a giant bag of Pick’n’Mix. Now, these are from Ikea so they’re all Swedish sweets and I really wouldn’t recommend eating all of them. It’s fine, I washed ’em down with a nice cuppa.

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            The Masterchef final, a boyfriend-cooked dinner and an NCIS rerun rounded of my evening before a not-too-early night.

I hope you’ve enjoyed this little sneak peek into my life. See you tomorrow!

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