Category Archives: Working life

Morose Alice in Wonderland

A while ago I wrote a snappy little poem about the benefits of pursuing happiness- that you gain from pursuit itself and the end result is irrelevant to those gains. There were also comments in it about not squabbling about … Continue reading

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A Worthwhile Individual

Is it just me, or are good catholic boys never that fucking impressive? Perhaps that is only a sign of being raised without religion. There is an image associated with the diligantly-faithfuls of banal purity and goodness. It is something … Continue reading

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Tea helps me think

[That stereotype about British people loving tea? Yeah, completely true.] “Ooo, very good packing skills,” comments the cashier. Is there a correct response to that? I settled for, “I do try.” So, because I am a secret raging hippy I … Continue reading

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Navigating life and it’s more awkward moments

“Whether because the music had gone off or because it was awkward, the room was awfully quiet. So I broke it…” Continue reading

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Seeing Red- my future in blogging

No one probably cares if I do table-flip this blog, but perhaps for my own sake I should keep my sharing space. For my mental health, perhaps I should use it more often. Continue reading

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Satisfaction

How long? How long does it take for you to fulfil your wishes; vindicate your expectations and needs; derive pleasure from it? You have to play for what- half an hour or so (/until the end of time)? It is … Continue reading

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Corporate casualty

In blind confusion- a rabbit in the headlights of over reaction- All graciousness fails me. I stumble, mumble and bumble All the words that will survive the journey from thought to speech. Each, Uttered with the desperation of ‘Please for … Continue reading

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Never young, never old

How old is old enough that not registering the passage of time is okay? Not in terms that minutes seem like hours or that deadlines come to soon; we have these frustrations in school as young kids. I posit the … Continue reading

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The easiest job

*lifts chair, sighs* “Oh, it’s a tough life!” Sarcasm notes detected, “Well… it would be if you had to do it full time,” “You’ll be alright then. Part time?” “No, I’m full time.” Do you know, I have finally figured … Continue reading

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