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toddled off to work this morning in my transit to deliver books to school, first drop 60 miles away in leeds. got 10 miles away and the tranny lost all power, ran but was gutless. called aa who came and said it could be anything, thanks, then took it to the garage to be told it could be the injector pump that costs £600. oh joy!

i am then left with a dilema, how do i get the books to the lovely kiddies? i know i'll take them in my bay! splendid idea i thought, that way i dont miss out on sales. load up bay and toddle off to leeds. now anyone who has see operation 1 grand bay will know i have only just got it motd and this would be the longest i have driven her. with this in mind.....

got to the first school, all good, smiling, i'm at work in a bay camper :D hopped back in and it wouldnt start!!! aaaaargh. duff starter. another call to the aa an they came and hit it with a hammer, it starts, hoorah!

daily dilema no.2 is then faced, do i continue with my drops ad risk it not starting again, or do i call it a day and just go home? i went home.

so got home about 3pm after dropping 1 load of books out of 16, and a round trip of 130 miles. with a possible bill for £700+ and i lost out on £300 sales.

all this is compounded by the fact i havent earned any cash since july and i am potless! the last thing i need is lost sales and a big bill!

i think i need another job!

thanks for stopping by :hangloose
 

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Borrow a starter motor off some kind fellow veedubber (I'm guessing that they're not that hard to fit ?) tootle off in the van tomorrow and have a better day, in the meantime feet up and chill mister :hug:
It always seems that it never rains but it pours but the sun does shine eventually - all the best x
I can't beat your day but I'm not planning anything tomorrow like I had today - back out into the garden - yes I know it's a bit dark but I'm determined to finish it before anyone else knocks at the door ;)
 

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Ahh thats shit. I guess mine was/is on parr. Moving house tomorrow so I'm surrounded by boxes and trying to throw as much as possible and pack the rest. Inbetween packing we get interesting information throughout the day such as "the van hire company has let us down"
Can't wait for a beer tomorrow night
 

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ProfessorWheeto said:
Ahh thats shit. I guess mine was/is on parr. Moving house tomorrow so I'm surrounded by boxes and trying to throw as much as possible and pack the rest. Inbetween packing we get interesting information throughout the day such as "the van hire company has let us down"
Can't wait for a beer tomorrow night
dude you are winning so far!! nowt as mind boggling as moving!!
 

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i up to this week was working in watford, they sent two of us so we share the hotel bill, we get £28 a day and the cheapest habitable room was £62 a day, the other lad left so i asked personell if they would send someone else down, they said no, i asked if i could be moved onto a job nearer home, ie travaleble, they said no we have 35 people to place next week :rolleyes: , the foreman on the job in watford got 4 subbies to come in and send me back to my branch, i get a call today saying im on a leeds branch job, ooh goody i think, but its 175 miles south of sheffield and there may be someone going with me, may be, i said im having a bathroom fitted next week so could i have the week off, she said no, i either go, or i terminate my own employment, in the words of the chuckle brothers, oh dear oh dear :crazy:
 

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cant beat your shit day but ive a a bad couple of weeks if thats any good

sunday; on way to pick my kids up, 5 miles from them blew engine in my split
tuesday: got drunk
wednesday: on way home from work blew engine in bug
thursday: nearlly broke finger getting engine outta split
friday: found out my nephew nearly died and spent all night in hospital got drunk
satarday: found out a cousin had died on fri night' got turned away from a pub from being to drunk
sunday: found alternator to be knackered on engine just fitted in split
monday: kinda good day
tuesday: changed alternator to find a new 1 didnt work
wednesday: kinda good day (thanks jon)
today: Bloody blood test grrrr
tommorow: MOT
 

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well to top of this http://www.volkszone.com/VZi/showthread.php?t=300768 on monday...

today at 2.22pm get an ansafone message from the school (timed at 1.05pm) to say my daughter abbie (7) is really unwell and could i go and pick her up, turned up at school to find her sound asleep and burning up in the medical room. i was gonna pick up my two boys too but i had the car fully loaded for a tip run so i couldnt. thought i had enough time to get some petrol in the car and do the tip run and get back to school for 3.15. waited in the petrol station for over 15 minutes because it only had 4 pumps working and its a tescos express so people do their weeks shopping whilst their car is parked at the pump (grrr!!!) i got stopped by security to be told i had some unpaid petrol from april, told him i had sorted this last time he stopped me (it was a mistake mate was supposed to pay for fuel while i grabbed a couple of bits (car in car park not at pump) he forgot!! security guard said he did remember me sorting it and he would update the records!! i went in and shouted my daughter was just about to be sick and asked if i could jump the queue, which i did!! got back in the car got down the road she threw up everywhere, luckily outside the car!! realised i wouldnt get back to school in time so rang them to ask them to keep the boys in the office til i got there. did tip run, abbie sick again! got back to school to find my boys nowhere to be seen and the office didnt know where they were, searched the school and grounds nothing. tried to ring my friend and neighbour, sharon to see if she had them and found the mobile i have for her in my phone is not hers!! headmistress gets all defensive and says she is not happy with connor as she told them to stay in the office (he has adhd and in my eyes should have been kept somewhere where they could see him at all times, his brother craig is only 5 and will stay with his brother even if he goes off somewhere!! i drove home to see if they had got there to find them walking with sharon who said she asked a teacher if she could take them as she is my nominated person to take them if im not available, teacher says fine but doesnt ask office if they know why im not there and doesnt tell them sharon has taken them..

so all in all a shit frantic day, heart is just about returning to normal but abbie is still being sick!!!
 

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westy77 said:
has she seen a doctor? :hangloose
she'd be lucky getting an appointment round here is like winning the lottery except you have a chance of winning the lottery twice a week. ill see how she is in the morning!! she is asleep at the mo. ill have her in my room tonight to keep an eye on her!!

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nyks-v-dub said:
she'd be lucky getting an appointment round here is like winning the lottery except you have a chance of winning the lottery twice a week. ill see how she is in the morning!! she is asleep at the mo. ill have her in my room tonight to keep an eye on her!!

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:) hope shes better in the morning :hug:
 

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westy77 said:
:) hope shes better in the morning :hug:
oh so do i!! she wont be ale to go to school until 48 hours after she stopped being sick, but then its the weekend, but you can guarentee the boys will get it monday!!

shes chatting in her sleep now!!

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nyks-v-dub said:
oh so do i!! she wont be ale to go to school until 48 hours after she stopped being sick, but then its the weekend, but you can guarentee the boys will get it monday!!

shes chatting in her sleep now!!

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:) hope who shes talking too is buying the drinks :incheek: :D
 
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