Boring, dull day at the office today. I worked today to complete some reports and stayed at home on Sunday. I was so sleepy and tired this morning that I didn’t want to get up and take a shower but I had to.
Things look so bleak because of the salary hike issues at the office and I am not sure if it can get better. I put my feet up after lunch and read through some files at leisure, with my eyelids doing the sit-ups for 2 hours or so. Then by 6 pm I was on my way out of there.
I got down at my stop and went to get a couple of drinks at Oberois bar. So it was Smirnoff vodkas and some delicious chilly gobi (cauliflower). Then I steeled myself in the pouring rain and walked back home, just stopping to buy some chocolates. Goodnite everyone; hope September is good for ya!
Arsenal bounce back after last weekend’s bismal showing against Fulham to beat Newcastle United 3-0 last night. After an exciting start to the game and good play from both sides, Dutchman Robin Van Persie – who endured an injury-plagued campaign last season – struck from the penalty spot after Charles N’Zogbia handled after 18 minutes, which was no more than the resurgent hosts deserved. Just before the half-time whistle, Van Persie was in the right place to slot home a well worked typical Arsenal goal that was a beauty to behold. Newcastle’s Shay Given must be given lots of credit – if it wasn’t for the longtime Toon Army goalie, Arsenal would have scored 5 or 6 goals. Brazil youngster Denilson struck his first Premier League goal after more breathtaking, quick passing from Arsene Wenger’s men – who if they can maintain such displays look again set for a sustained title challenge. Newcastle midfielder Joey Barton, recently released from jail and facing a violent conduct charge from the Football Association, came on for the closing two minutes – to resounding jeers from the home crowd.