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  The Chatter Box : Blathering On
Jobs by Spursfan on 23 July 2010 6:46pm
There are several jobs which I tell myself I need to do, but what happens?

Apart from doing the normal housework etc., do I do the jobs I think I should do at some point?

No - Once the 'chores' are done I go on the internet for hours or read a book/magazine or do Sudoko/puzzles of some sort!!!

A few of the things I need to get done before 2015 at the latest are:

Sort the literally HUNDREDS of DvDs into some sort of order and most importantly, catalogue them. Some are already in order - such as MP series and films, and comedy series such as Vicar of Dibley and All Gas and Gaiters. Of course I have to decide how I am going to sort them - alphabetically? by category? by category AND alphabetically? That's ok to distinguish, say, a comedy TV series from a film of some sort. But how do I categorise films? By the main star (I currently have all JD's together of course)? By the type (war, comedy, sci-fi, horror etc)? Or just alphabetically? Of course when cataloguing I would cross-reference so that wouldn't matter so much, I would do it purely alphabetically. But the actual DvDs?

Catalogue each of the (at least) thirty or so pre-digital photo albums we have. Most of these are from Turkey holidays. It would be nice to know which photo is in which album just by checking a fully cross-referenced list.

Sort out the filing cabinets in the Study - and shred any unwanted paperwork. I have already got rid of a lot of paperwork in one filing cabinet - but not shredded it all. We took 4 large binbags full of shredded paper to the recycling centre and the poor shredder needed several rests in between shredding! I mean the electric shredder, not me by the way although I needed a rest too!!

Finish my novel which is currently on Page 99.

Actually put pen to paper (fingers to key??) and type up the travelogues which have been in the pipeline since 1995 (our 'big tour' of Turkey) and 2001 (Nepal, India, Maldives and Dubai). I kept diaries for the purpose of writing it all up but never did.

So that's what I NEED to do - but never seem to find the time to do!! Less time on Palins and FB perhaps?? NEVER!!

[How many words, Johnny???!]

Re: Jobs by TERRY S on 28 July 2010 6:18pm
Yeah, we have the same problem. There is clutter everwhere, but we either don't have time or are to tired to bother to sort it out. So, don't worry, we're in the same boat.

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