January 16th, 2020

speaker, coach, consultant

Good morning

“I am not a number; I am a free man.”Patrick McGoohan

So, I missed my 5 am slot!

I had a late night, and couldn't get up.

Sorry 🙇🏻.

I'm at work, and ready for another day of action.

Shhh..., don't tell anyone, but I've just looked over daughter #1's draft tenancy agreement. Hopefully (phew), she's found a lovely flat in North London and will move in this Saturday. There are some advantages to being a lawyer; I do wish that whoever drafts this stuff — landlord and tenant material — would actually put a common-sense pair of glasses on the end of their 'show-me-the-money' nose. 

I mean, if you're going to give someone a 'legal' document don't be surprised if another lawyer — hee hee — reads it. Actually, it's fine, if only because I could have a few fun and games with the landlord if he tried to enforce the terms.

Yesterday evening we spent time with my 84-year-old father-in-law. It was his birthday. He's not in great shape. One too many operations, a dodgy ticker, a loss of confidence and his hearing misfires. That said, I'm sure he loved having all his family around, even if it was a bit noisy for him. I was sorta on my best behaviour apart from a bit of Dad Dancing to the Pirates of Penzance and Tammy Wynette. Everyone, save Mrs S, was amused -- LOL.

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speaker, coach, consultant

Night night

I'm exhausted.

I'm still working on some legal issues for the family.

I don't mind but I can feel I'm well past my best.

Time for bed.

Sorry if I've ignored your messages today. I will, I promise, get to them tomorrow.

Good night.

Bless you all,