Posted by sean on June 20, 2010 at 10:47 pm in England, Video Games, Work Activities with No Comments

Friday night, I watched the infamous shambles that was England’s efforts in the World Cup and what billions of people are now calling Algeria-gate. Despite the terrible display, I did not boo from the sofa, nor would I have done had I travelled to South Africa. I totally disagree with every supporter that jeered their team. As long as we are still in the tournament, we need to support the players. I cannot see how turning on them is going to help! Honestly – we’re not French!

However, should we lose on Wednesday and get knocked out (which we won’t), I’ll be booing louder than those bloody South African horns!


Saturday was a quiet one. I had to work Sunday, so chose not to go out in the evening. Instead I stayed in all day playing Red Dead Redemption. I completed the main section of the game last week, but like with such titles as Grand Theft Auto, am now working my way through all the sub-missions and plots. Yesterday involved killing animals with just my trusty pen knife. Stabbing killer bears, cougars and wolves is not easy!

Them bears are scary!

A large part of Sunday was spent in work. Our new IT system has gone live and I was providing weekend support. It was somewhat surreal working on a Sunday, especially as it was so quiet in the office. The rest of the day involved playing more RDR, before visiting my daddy for Fathers Day and watching more football, with Brazil reminding me that there is at least one decent team in the competition this year.

With the busy week at work. I am proud to say that I have no doubt worked considerably harder than the England football team. Although saying that, if I had spent the week at home wandering around in just my pants whilst eating rice pudding from the tin, I would still have achieved more than John Terry & co.

Back to work tomorrow. I will need another holiday before long!


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