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on April 23, 2008 - 6:10am

for me yesterday but not in the way that I usually hope it will.

The pub opposite the hospital wing I work in blew up due to a gas explosion. I was working in my office (facing the pub) when suddenly the roof blew off. The whole wing of the hospital shook. Luckily there were only 5 people in the immediate area to the pub and they only suffered minor injuries. It could have been so much worse!!. The hospital doesn't hold clinics on a Tuesday pm, as it's a teaching session. If it had been any other day of the week there would have been so many other people injured. The emergency services arrived within minutes and the area in which I work had to be evacuated, as they were unsure if there would be any secondary explosions.

The staff who work for me were on the verge of saying 'yeah we can go home early' but I'd already been on the phone to find alternative accomodation for them elsewhere in the hospital. Whoops! not a popular move. Chocolate bars all round I think.

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on April 20, 2008 - 7:44am

So this morning I got up really early as today is fish tank cleaning day Yeahhh (hate doing this but the fish have got to breathe). So the fish in one of my tanks are poorly. Have been for a couple of weeks and even though I've tried every treatment the pet shop guy has given me they are not getting any better. So it looks like I'm gonna lose half my stargate team. Yep I named my fish, all of them after Stargate Characters.

I haven't posted a journal before "theres a first time for everything"

I've been an avid reader of the journals from the people who went to the PBS concert and it's encouraged me to have a go, though I have nothing 'so...' exciting to say as that.



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