Friday, 13 April 2018

Final Day

Today was my last day at the office and from Monday I start at the new one - just fifteen minutes walk down the hill.   My colleagues put on a wonderful morning tea and presented me with two great gifts.
Pandora sparkly earrings

and a Westfield Gift Card with some healthy food (dark chocolate is said to be healthy!)
So it was a strange day as I completed tasks, reassured my boss that she would survive the change to a new PA and signed off.
Now I have a wet weekend to survive.   Wouldn't you know it - the weatherman says Monday is to be wet too.   Just when I will be starting to walk to work.  Fortunately I have a good raincoat, large umbrella and boots:-)

And a confession -  Arabian Nights has been put into respite care and I am back to enjoyably counting linen and using up a scrap of cream linen to create four Marken Mice and three Aztec Stitch bookmarks.   I have mastered the dratted Aztec Stitch bookmark chart.   Thread groups have to be in a multiple of four + one.   Worked perfectly this time.   Progress shot tomorrow as there are decisions to be made.  I'm trying a variation of style and may need to poll comments to help me decide.

7 comments:

  1. Lovely gifts Margaret, it will be good to work closer to home. Silly question - can you not drive to work when it is wet?

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  2. Good luck in your new job on Monday, I hope you don't get too wet on your walk there.

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  3. Lovely earrings and enjoy spending that Gift Card.. All the best at your new job, new start for you.

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  4. Lovely earrings and a gift card is always nice.
    Good practise for the retirement leaving do in a couple of years too!
    If you are walking, get in the habit of leaving a change of shoes and tights at work as well as a spare umbrella.

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  5. It's nice to see how much you're appreciated at work :) I hope the transition to your new position worked well!

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  6. Thanks so much for the explanation and pictures - mouse is very cute!

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