This is how things have been so far this week .. tip-tapping away, collating information, forming the report, sending emails, writing html and editing photos. It has been a veritive hive of action.
Gathering information for a review of Stephen’s involvement with the Barry Gibb Mythology Tour was a long process, trying to source information and gather comments and reviews. People are less forthcoming sharing photos and videos understandable really, there are those out there who just steal others work, who erase their copyright markings and do not make it plain who the original photographer was. Facebook is the enabler. I spend ages finding stuff, asking permission, confirming what I do is alright by the source contributor. My heart sinks when within minutes of me posting the new album someone has right-click saved the photo, removed the tag and put it on their wall, people are commenting congratulating on a great image little realising the poster had nothing to do with it.
Anyway, one review page, one new video, one new photo album done and published. I need to do some virtual housekeeping on the site files. A week of html hell, and editing and getting the large files onto the server – yippee, I am done til the next time!
My Sister has some family photos that I do not, so she brought them over for me to scan so I can print off copies for myself. She also wanted me to scan and edit three photos she has, which she wants to put above the bed. One is of the very first day she met her eventual husband [not many have those kinds of photos], we used to have a petrol station and repairs garage and she was helping Dad at a trade stand, this was late 1960’s, the fellow was invited to be a customer for a photo. Then a photo taken at a photoshoot for their engagement and then there is the shot of them on their wedding day. She had bought three matching frames but the photos needed to be resized and cleaned up a little. So that was most of yesterday.
Today has been a technical paperwork day. One of the flats here is up for sale, an offer has been accepted so now it is furnishing the Solicitors with all the information needed about the Management Company, the property, the flat, the lease, the finances and service charges, full birth and parentage on everything. I supplied close to 90 pages of information. All now has been emailed and I know tomorrow or Friday there will be a question from the Solicitors where I will have to bite my tongue not to say “it’s on page X of appendix Y”.
My hands ache and I am cold, totally fed up with the weather – and to make this a miserable hump day the electric bill, the water bill and the sewerage bills arrived and my sister left the becon on the fridge shelf I cannot reach.
Tomorrow is chores day, dishes to wash, laundry to start and Sister does not know this yet, bed changing and vacuuming.