Well, that was a colossal waste of my time, just now. I went into Bromley to hit the Maplin store there, for some nut and bolt sets (I'm putting some fittings into my Series 3 ex-military Land Rover, so need a fair few nuts and bolts, and washers of many descriptions). No joy. Apparently, their Bromley store is not a large enough store to stock those things, and I wanted to work on the wagon today, rather than order online and wait. So much for the Maplin catalogue, then.
Since I'd left the Rover at home, (Bromley's multi-story car parks being very unfriendly for taller wagons) and as Halfords in Bromley is more like Halfords in Bromley Common, it would have been another two bus rides there and back, and over an hour, given that it was now the start of the evening rush hour, with road works all over the place, that was a definite non-starter. So, last job of the day, check in with the Three shop, regarding changing mobile telecomms provider later this month. Aaaand you guessed it, no joy. The three store was closed for renovations, and due open next month (October)
So, needn't have bothered getting out of bed so early on a day off.
Instead, I aim to get the washing done, hit the Halfords in Shirley (in my Rover), and get an early night, writing today off as a Bad Deal (tm)
I really should have checked the Numerology forecast (always good for a giggle) before I left home, I guess (highlighted in red)...
Thursday, October 10, 2013: Distractions at home or work will capture your attention. It's important to have patience today, a day when contemplation and meditation are important for your psychological well-being. Avoid confrontations with others
Sometimes, you get the bear. More often than not around here, the bear gets you *mutter mutter wibble*...
Aside from that, at least it ain't snowing (always a silver lining, lol) ;-)
Well... not yet anyhow (said he, glancing up at the full coverage of rather dark clouds in the sky)...