Monthly Archives: November 2004
In the time it’s taken me to apply for a job, have two interviews, be offered the job and accepted it, a couple of places have just decided they want me for interview. One publishing house decided I was simultaneously … Continue reading
Now that it’s been announced to all my work colleagues, I can finally say publicly that I handed in my notice last Friday. It was stressful and nerve-wracking to do so, but in some ways I feel liberated. I simply … Continue reading
Falling out of my Guardian magazine, along with their faithful companions annoyance, tetchiness and distant guilt, the charitable and advertising inserts this week are as follows. First is a leaflet from those cheery Christmastians the Salvation Army, always ready with … Continue reading
I can’t believe Bletchley Park are actually sanctioning this sort of mad Drosnin numerology: After painstakingly drawing up 82 matrices, the letters “SEJ” popped out. He realised that if these letters were reversed they spell: “JES”. Reversing the letters was … Continue reading
(During a discussion ostensibly about aspartame’s carcinogenic proprties, drunken, in a pub) “… I mean, if you gave something to rats, and they didn’t develop cancer, it’d probably be a cure for cancer.”
I just found a red M&M in the utility cupboard, with dirt on its front and back, and trailing a few wisps of cupboard lint. Neither of us have eaten M&Ms since moving in some six months ago.