Hello and welcome to my Blog, my name is Chris, a bus driver for First in Bath. Married to Fiona, we live in Midsomer Norton near Bath, with Harvey the dog and Boots the cat. My main hobby is Amateur Radio and I hold the call sign G4KVI. I am the repeater keeper for GB3UB and MB7UB. I have a fascination for the weather and all things to do with nature and science. As a Christian I worship, when shifts allow at Welton Baptist These are my observations on my life, both at work and at home.

14 Mar 2015

Driver Elite Silver Award

As you may know the company I work for has installed Green Road monitoring equipment. It monitors various aspects of driving and aims to improve safety and ride quality for passengers. each driver gets a running score, the idea is to get it as low as possible and to stay in the green. Which is a score below 20. As part of this there is an Elite driver award which is given to drivers who have had a average score of 5 for the whole year. This year I have achieved the Silver award which means I have had an average score of 5 for two years. I am very proud of this and hopefully will achieve Gold next year. I receive a tie pin and a letter from the boss.

28 Dec 2014

Weather site

I have now fixed the problem with my weather site. It is now providing clear and up to date data. You can find it at http://www.qsl.net/g4kvi/index.htm. One day I will try and make it look a little better but web design is not my best subject so I will leave it like it is for the time being.

12 Dec 2014

The effects live on

So three years on from contracting Viral meningitis I am finding it is still leaving its mark. I had a cold this week and it has hit me hard resulting in two days off work, something that would never happened before VM made its appearance. Since I have been at home with little energy I have spent some time doing a little research. I have found the fact I get a lot of colds and they are much worse than you would expect seems to be common among those that have had VM. I have also found that the short temper and aggression I have may also be down to VM. Also a lack of concentration seems to be a theme, something I really struggle with at present. So knowing all this where do I go? Hopefully now I understand a little more about why, I can try and move on and overcome some of this obstacles. One thing I have come to telise over the last few years is how life changing illness not only affects the person but almost everyone they come into contact with. So New years resolution is to try and find the old Chris and get him to come and play more often.

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