Last week was very busy. I had lots of meetings for work, and lots of extra work as one of my colleagues is on holiday.
Wednesday was the judging day for the Dagger in the library. I got the train to London and then the bus to get to where we were meeting for lunch. Oxford St has roadworks so the bus got diverted. It was so slow that I decided to get out and walk because it would be quicker!
We met in a restaurant with a wonderful basement and had a wonderful lunch. It was great talking about books and getting quite heated about who should get into the short list - actually getting very heated about who should be on the short list. It was easier to decide who actually would be the winner but that is secret until July. We finished in plenty of time for my train, so I walked back to the station which was lovely.
Friday we were singing in a concert in Monmouth which went very well. There was a pretty good audience and (apart from one piece where we went very out of tune) the rest was good.
We seemed to spend most of the weekend either deciding on paint colours for Brian's house or trying to find a name for the piece he is writing at the moment. We decided on he first, but the second is still up in the air. It is so difficult to find really good names for things.
Then yesterday I very uncleverly had arranged to have a staff lunch out with work colleagues (it was a delayed Xmas dinner which had been delayed by the snow) and have friends round to dinner. I was so so so full!
Tonight I am doing nothing and very welcome it is too!