Monthly Archives: April 2007

Continuing the Cure

Friday night, pretty bad. Sunday night, very good. This is how a weekend can cure you. I think that a key turning point was, on Saturday night, arranging to go to see a comedy friend’s gig, along with a mutual … Continue reading

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Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now

Turns out, I cheered up a bit. After my last blog entry, I went out, bought some fruit juice, drove aimlessly, came back, mooched around on the computer and then eventually got working again. A bit more rubble rousing, listening … Continue reading

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Running Low

People often ask me how I manage to do all the things I seem to pack into life. There are two answers to this. Firstly, if you set your sights on doing all of these things and get used to … Continue reading

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Reading

I live in a town called Reading, but this is a blog entry about the process of taking words in through the eyes. I realise from the lack of bookmark action in my home since moving in in January, that … Continue reading

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Sky High

Simple things can lift you: He didn’t remember exactly when things had changed. At some point, all his doubts about his self-worth had been put aside and all of his worries about whether he’d die alone had stopped. It seemed … Continue reading

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Poor Show

Very poor contribution to the blog yesterday. I was really not in the mood for saying anything and my day was divided between the meeting in which I came across as a discontented complainer and the grind of trying to … Continue reading

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Things I Would Rather Be Doing Right Now

Playing my piano Going for a walk by the coast Applying some emulsion paint Watching a funny movie Having a pint Not being in the office Basically, just not being in the office. That would be good right now.

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This Is An Anagram of Shit

I’m not happy. Not in the least bit happy today. Yesterday I was fairly miserable too. It’s the combined weight of work stress and house stress, coupled with a sense of bleakness about my personal life. Burning the candle at … Continue reading

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Finally A Good One

I’ve co-conducted so many interviews over the last year or so, and with rare exceptions they’ve been awful. On the one previous occasion when the candidate was actually very good, the interview itself still didn’t have the flow and chemistry … Continue reading

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Very Poor

I arrived at the office today with only £1.20 in cash. I really need a trip to the bank and cash machine. I had to revise my usual breakfast order. It got healthier. I had some fruit and a smaller … Continue reading

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