Today was made of awesome

… to borrow a phrase from crystal_storm. Today was my last day of work. As of now, I’m not gain­fully employed… And I have no idea when I might want to work again. It’s all a little odd. It started out with break­fast with two work friends who...

Protected: Offensive parents

It begins already. I’m ser­i­ously uncom­fort­able. There was just a dis­cus­sion in our open-plan office between two par­ents of tod­dlers about how their two-year-olds are scared of Santa this year but they’re insisting on get­ting a photo. I made...

Protected: Casual work available

Hey folks, I’m looking for someone to do a few days casual edit­orial work in-office at the Inter­na­tional Centre at the Uni­ver­sity of Mel­bourne. niki_chan, blithespirit, I’m looking at you… anyone else I’ve for­gotten whose keen, drop me a line either...

Protected: Bah

Just when I want to be enga­ging in the inter­esting dis­cus­sion occur­ring in response to my last post, I am instead deep in marking hell again and this time, chasing down quotes online to prove a case of repet­itive pla­gi­arism. Bored now. I’m...

Protected: And in the “I rock!” department

I had an awe­some day at work today. Three meet­ings one after the other which were very pro­ductive and then a quick chat with my boss’s boss who said everyone has been raving about my work and when could I work till? I said that with a med­ical...