Diary Thursday 11th August 2016

Preston, England
August 17, 2016 6:19am CST
Though I had no set meetings, it remained a busy day. Having seen what the town centre had to offer I now explored the village I live in, and met some of my friendly neighbours. One man had dropped his lanyard bearing a pass-key and photo he obviously needs to get into the place he works. One of my neighbours knows him and assured me that he’ll get it back to him. The village has a few basic convenience stores, a pie shop and local library that closes on Thursdays. After a while I got a weekly bus pass and headed into the city centre again, using the computers in the central library though they are very low and for some reaon they struggled to transfer my job online search activity to the welfare services jobs pages – it is a condition of my benefits to give them a log of my job searches daily. I ended up briefly using the job centre computers to reveal my job search activity before doing more shopping. I also topped for a single beer in a fairly typical pub, The Wetherspoons owned Grey Friar. I used my house stove for the first time and found it very slow – it took twenty minutes to warm up tinned soup. I decided to buy myself a cheap microwave oven and did so by the close of the day. I got home with my microwave and quickly tested it by making an evening meal, hoovered my rooms, and relaxed for the night with a CD of Bluegrass music – the soundtrack to the movie O Brother Where art Thou? One of my all time favourites. Youtube – Man Of Constant Sorrow from O Brother Where Art Thou? Arthur Chappell
his is the movie clip of The Soggy Bottom Boys, with 'Constant Sorrow' and 'You Are My Sunshine', great movie. Müzik "I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow (O Brothe...
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@JudyEv (126287)
• Bunbury, Australia
21 Aug 16
A daily log of your job searches seems a bit over the top. They really hassle you don't they? And everyone else on welfare I guess.
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• Preston, England
21 Aug 16
@JudyEv it can be very intimidating - they can top your money on the flimsiest excuse and they like to make sure you remember it so it can be very intimidating
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@JudyEv (126287)
• Bunbury, Australia
22 Aug 16
@arthurchappell Some of these government officials become little Hitlers given a bit of power.
@silvermist (20080)
• India
18 Aug 16
@arthurchappell A microwave is very useful.How much did you pay for it?I enjoyed the song.Thanks for posting the link.
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• Preston, England
19 Aug 16
I got one for just £40.00 @silvermist
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@silvermist (20080)
• India
22 Aug 16
@arthurchappell That is a good price.Not costly.
@Jessicalynnt (47895)
• Centralia, Missouri
17 Aug 16
if only the library had a job, reshelving books and helping people find things and research or something
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• Preston, England
18 Aug 16
librarianship is quite hard to get work in despite being quite easy to do @Jessicalynnt
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• Centralia, Missouri
20 Aug 16
@arthurchappell I have no doubt there are waiting lists, I myself would love that sort of thing
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17 Aug 16
A pie shop?! Yummy. Sounds like quite a big village. :)
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• Preston, England
18 Aug 16
A village division of a small city @Poppylicious
@Asylum (48273)
• Manchester, England
17 Aug 16
A microwave is extremely useful and economically priced these days.
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