Monthly Archives: December 2010

avoiding the conversation

I’ve hurt people by not including them in my decision making processes, mostly LadyRusty. I tend to take the position that if something needs doing then it’ll be simpler and easier if I just get on and do it, or … Continue reading

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you get what you deserve

Affection, love for wont of a better phoneme, is mostly buried down in the great confusing morass of everyday connections and banalities. There’s lots of love out there, I believe, but mostly we censor the possibility of love being spoken. … Continue reading

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I am a dead fish

The job is mostly about not fucking up, it is about protecting the brand. The customers aren’t being celebrated here they are being managed. The customer is managed so that the customer never complains. It is not a practice that … Continue reading

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these bright believing bands

So my workplace is all a flutter with Graduation ceremonies, and I can’t join in. I’ve been doing my tasks and ticking off my to do list but I won’t engage, there is nothing I really want to share in … Continue reading

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treehugging, potsmokin’, girlcuddlin’, holeswimmin’, beerdrinkin’, sunlovin’, cricketlistenin’ echindnawatchin’ FUN yeah!

I don’t think I’m ever going to be filled by the job: not as a Audit Committee guy; not as a faculty grump; or a divisional functionary; or even (should strange things come to pass) an academic. Audit Committee is like a … Continue reading

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autocannibalism, the hard way

So I’ve been on my regime now for about six weeks and I am fitter and stronger. I have increased my muscle mass and lost about five centimetres off my waist. I haven’t actually lost any weight now for two … Continue reading

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just my imagination (runnin’ away with me)

I bought a couple of Stones albums recently (Some Girls and Let It Bleed, I had them on record but anyway) and have just played them over and over. The frivolousness of it all; the bromance of Mick and Keef; … Continue reading

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