Diary Tuesday 15th December 2015

Photo taken by me – The Apollo pub sign, Miles Platting, Manchester
Preston, England
December 15, 2015 2:50pm CST
A day hardly worth writing about. I watched live footage of the launch and docking of a rocket going to the International Space Station, as heroes again live the life I only dream of. My sense of profound viewing was interrupted by my Mum talking every bit of trivia she could to drown out a moment of history. I job searched, hoping my efforts are enough to keep Welfare off my back before my meeting with them tomorrow which I dread as always. Arthur Chappell
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@celticeagle (119865)
• Boise, Idaho
15 Dec 15
Sounds like you need a DVR so you can tape things and listen to the entire program when you have time to yourself. I get the kids interrupting me and the shows I really like I don't want to miss the interactions and so forth. A rocket launch could be fun to see again.
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• Preston, England
15 Dec 15
It was the sense of watching it as it actually happened that made it particularly special - hearing which neighbours sent us which Christmas cards could wait
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@celticeagle (119865)
• Boise, Idaho
16 Dec 15
@arthurchappell ....I would think that if your family knows you at all they would know this was important to you and be still for a few minutes. I know mine would.
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• Preston, England
16 Dec 15
@celticeagle my family seem to think if it annoys you they should do it even more sadly
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@LadyDuck (176758)
• Switzerland
16 Dec 15
I can feel you, my Mother is an expert in interrupting the most interesting program I am watching.
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• Preston, England
17 Dec 15
it is bad, especially as some stuff I write is inspired by my TV viewing even on sites like this where I can earn from it
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@LadyDuck (176758)
• Switzerland
17 Dec 15
@arthurchappell I can understand that they do not have so much to do or to think, but I believe it's not the age, my Mom has always been that way.
@jaboUK (55052)
• United Kingdom
15 Dec 15
I understand your irritation, but your mum probably didn't realise you were really interested in the programme. I hope things go well for you tomorrow. I find it really hard to believe that a man of your obvious talents shouldn't be able to find a job.
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• Preston, England
15 Dec 15
my mum always likes interrupting people trying to pay attention to other stuff - she often boasted to friends that she was going to distract her husband if he went to watch football in another room. Many guests stop visiting because of her constant excuses to walk in their guest room anything up to every few minutes - it is very annoying behaviour
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@jaboUK (55052)
• United Kingdom
15 Dec 15
@arthurchappell Oops, I can see your point.
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@PainsOnSlate (20547)
• Canada
15 Dec 15
I hope the new year brings new possibilities for you. Good luck tomorrow.
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• Preston, England
15 Dec 15
yes I hope so too. Thanks
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@Blondie2222 (22580)
• United States
16 Dec 15
Sounds like an alright day other than your mom talking your ear off. I hate being interrupted while watching my shows
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@just4him (127235)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
16 Dec 15
I hope you're able to find a job soon.
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@BelleStarr (39670)
• United States
16 Dec 15
Well that was annoying. I hope your meeting goes well, it is hard trying to find a job worth having.
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@Susan2015 (21720)
• United States
15 Dec 15
Hope that your appointment goes well tomorrow.
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