Reading books, good weekend, starting a new accomplishment diary


Watched a movie Rumour has it... with Jennifer Aniston. She is one of my favourite actresses, so I enjoyed it.

The Christmas party was very good. Had lots to eat. There was turkey, ham, lots of home made cakes, stuffing, roast potatoes, jollof rice, rice and peas, festival dumplings and lots of other stuff. It was nice music, wine and Christmas crackers. The best mulled wine I'd tasted in years!

There was so much selection I didn't have turkey since I'm going to probably have that at my work do or on Christmas day thought my sister said it was delicious. And Momma AG who is a vegetarian said the rice and peas was awesome. She also love the Christmas pudding with brandy sauce. I opted for red velvet cake - all the cakes and sweets were home made. Yum!

 It was our local Catholic Church's Christmas party. Mostly the congregation but also lots of people they invited along. I sold ticket for the raffle,  Must add it was also a fundraising event for the building so all in a good cause. It was full of good cheer and community spirit.

I only took one picture since I was enjoying myself so much. Nothing much on Sunday.

Finished Hakeem and Tasia: A brick town love story by KC Mills. I enjoyed it for what it was. She's a good writer so I bought more of her stuff.  It is the same old but just the way she tells it. Her characters are interesting. There are a few things I didn't take then again it's urban lit. If she develops her talent she could blow up. I mean really get big, away from the niche of urban. Anyway based on one book so need to read the others to find out more.

It seems like a novella of about 20-30k words. It's hard to tell since only Smashwords actually gives word count.

This morning

Left the house later than usual and had to wait for the bus. Train was crowded. Then pondered about goals and why I procrastinated. For example weight loss sucks. It really does but then I realised it must be my approach.  I'm inpatient and only think about the final goal and tasks I need to achieve that. So now I'm looking at it like a big goal with a sub-goal broken into mini goals. I need to acknowledge whenever I complete a small task that a mini-goal done. So it's not just hard grind until the end result. As a result I've decided to keep an accomplishment diary. Yeah it might sound the same but it means everyday I win. I do - I win rather than one big win at the end. I'm doing mini-goals to achieve a big goal, not tasks to achieve a got. Well makes sense to me...

Got to the office.


Had it at my desk, funny atmosphere at work. Lots of meetings, need to catch up on some work.

Early evening

Worked late to finish off a request then did some of my professional career write up. Wanted to go to the library but decided to come home. Did some grammar work at home. Yeah, I'm working on my grammar for writing I must add. Had dinner and now doing this.

Currently reading Pretend You're Mine by Lucy Score, actually I've also bought another one of her books. So I'm in my indie writer phase. So far it's okay. With KC Mills it was smirks, grins, the f* and s* word, and every simile ended 'as hell' or 'as f-word'. With Lucy Score it's her use of the word gingerly and hot. Still good stuff though.


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