Grumble

Jan. 26th, 2015 04:44 pm
weebleflip: (Dawkins III)
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I took today off work to have a long weekend with [livejournal.com profile] fhtagn, which was nice until I got back to Brum and found that some bastard had stolen my bike saddle, seat post and attached rear light connectors.  At least the bike itself was still there...

Following some swearing, traipsing around campus to find the security people to report it to (it was locked up at the university train station), walking the 20 minutes to Halfords and £40 on parts and some fitting faff, I am now back home with a functioning bike.

What I'm most miffed about is that my parents had got me a really good, top-of-the-(sensible)-range rear light for Christmas, and I now have no connector for it.  They don't sell new connectors separately.  Taking what is a worthless piece of plastic to the thief effectively cost me £50.

But...

I am now home, with a functioning bike, and so I can get to work tomorrow/this week without an hour's walk each way.  Much as it sucks to need to, I am really lucky that I coud just go and spend an unexpected £40 on transport without worrying about how I'm going to afford dinner, for example.

Counting my blessings..... and trying to work out if I can reattach the light with duct tape......
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