July 23rd, 2004

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KEYVANS STAG NIGHT

I realised that some of you guys probably don't realise that Keyvan is getting married in a couple of weeks time.

A stag night has been organised for him on Saturday 24th July (aka tomorrow) which is kicking off at 1.30pm and finishing up around 2am. There are several 'entry' points for people who can't make it all day and a range of activities have been planned that Keyvan is currently completely ignorant about and will remain so until each happens.

If anyone is interested in coming along please give either Monty, Ian Springall or myself a shout on our mobiles or my email by tomorrow morning. Alternatively leave a message here and I'll either reply here or contact you by email/text/phonecall.

Keyvan is leaving for Iran on Thursday for a month so this is the last chance to catch him as a single man!!!!!
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Friday Night Update

Still at work after a horribly hectic, hot and annoying day.

Due to this (and having to open up at 9am tomorrow morning) I'm not going anywhere tonight apart from home.

Sorry to djpsyche and sinbadsilk for not being able to attend the gig at The Verge. I'd love to have made it but am just too tired tonight.

I hate packing for Conventions, I hate having not enough staff due to illness (especially when other staff are on booked holiday!), I hate it when its hot and humid and you have loads of lifting to do.

For the most part working in the games trade is great fun and enjoyable but then you have some days when you feel really under appreciated. I was making business calls at 1.30am this morning and then opening the doors at work eight hours later only to find that three of the staff where coming in late due to either traffic delays or doctor/dentist appointments. Having two phone lines going off, a delivery coming in and a customer at the till all at the same time was not fun. Luckily I'd called in Sister #3 to come and help out today because it was 'going to be busy' and she managed to turn up reasonably on time to help relieve some of the strain.

I'm hot. Give me another ten minutes and I'm packing up and going home for a nice soak in the bath.