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March 24th, 2011


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09:17 pm - Good news
I should say, about my last post, that I wasn't particularly unfairly treated myself. My whole organisation was abolished. In fact I was lucky to be offered a new job, only a handful of us were, but I decided not to take it. I was more intending to illustrate the false economy of getting rid of specialists.

Anyway, on a much more positive note, the charity that happytune and I are directors of got a big award from the National Lottery. It's such welcome news. This literally means that the charity can continue to exist, helping to improve the life chances of sex workers in our city. It's a reprieve, which we hardly dared hope for.

I cycled round Rutland water today, and it was good. Both today, and yesterday at another lake, I saw a stoat really close up. Yesterday I leaned over a wall and one was peeping up at me like this. I really admire the weasel family, because they are little hard cases. It says on that page that they can't resist peeking at you, because they are so inquisitive. I think they just want to have a go.

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From:tehomet
Date:March 24th, 2011 09:37 pm (UTC)
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Well, that is good news! \o/
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From:communicator
Date:March 24th, 2011 09:39 pm (UTC)
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It really is. We were thinking we might have to close down, and this will fund us for I think three years.
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From:sugoll
Date:March 25th, 2011 06:59 am (UTC)
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Starting the morning with the sentence I really admire the weasel family has already made my day, and it's not even 7am.
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From:communicator
Date:March 25th, 2011 07:09 am (UTC)
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did you click the link to see the guy fighting weasels
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From:katlinel
Date:March 25th, 2011 07:39 am (UTC)
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That's excellent news about the funding! Lots of lottery grants have been swallowed up by the Olympics, so I'm really glad yours got something.
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From:communicator
Date:March 25th, 2011 08:29 am (UTC)
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I know, what a relief, I didn't dare to hope we'd get it in the current climate
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From:steepholm
Date:March 25th, 2011 09:00 am (UTC)
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That's excellent news about the charity!

It says on that page that they can't resist peeking at you, because they are so inquisitive.

Why should you never trust them with a secret?

Because they must tell or die.
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From:communicator
Date:March 25th, 2011 11:40 pm (UTC)
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Ouch - Linnaean puns now
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From:spacefall
Date:March 25th, 2011 09:27 am (UTC)
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Ooh, my friends sometimes do a Rutland water ride. I'll give you a wave if I ever end up going.

Stoat!
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From:communicator
Date:March 25th, 2011 11:40 pm (UTC)
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Yes, please do, I'd like to go again

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