0527 Wake up. Where am I? In Warsaw? I can recognise the picture and the bookcase, but the room is green and my bed is surely in the wrong place. Do I have a lecture to go to? Stay awake and worry.
0904 –Where is that smell of stale sweat coming from?–The man sitting next to me is reading The Sun.
0927 Jon catches up with me as I cross the road and asks what I am working on. I have no idea, I mutter something about operational projects and evaluation.
0950 My desktop icons have disappeared. I ring up. They reappear.
1015 I ring up. They find some very old email folders.
1110 Not much in the inbox. A demand for a quarterly report and a slide for a meeting on Wednesday I declined some time ago.
1120 OK there’s some crap about Performance Management and the slide to do this afternoon. I may be OK.
1127 Carly says that cherry liqueur chocolates are her favourite.
1200 I can go to lunch. Maybe I will feel better after.
1245 Lunch was nice. Let’s go out for a bit and see how much a new computer costs. Sofia’s meeting will take up part of the afternoon and I can do some of the other crap in draft and fix it tomorrow.
1417 So I miss the Programme Managers’ meeting because I am doing a Programme Slide.
1525 Maybe I can just put the requirements in the PM thing and fill it in later when I have some time. I can go home in a couple of hours.
1603 When can I go home?
1630 I must last out to going-home time. That’s what matters. Concentrate on that.
1713 Prepare to start packing up to go home.
1723 Go home.