Get a job

It’s not all fun and games sitting at home playing video games. Being at home all day creates this nagging sensation that perhaps one should actually do some of those jobs that one doesn’t normally get around to until the weekend and which, because it’s the weekend, one then doesn’t feel compelled to do. All […]

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Time Management

– You really should start work, it’s twelve minutes past nine. “I’m very well aware of the time, thank you very much. It’s just that, well, I was going to finish my coffee before I start really working.” – You won’t though, will you? The dregs of your coffee are already stone-cold. You’ve had it […]

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The funeral

“How was your funeral?” she asked. She had meant “THE funeral”; I’m fairly sure I’m not dead. Two days ago I wore a black tie with my white shirt; it had just felt like a black tie with a white shirt kind of day. She looked at me and realised I was 15% less scruffy-looking […]

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Blinds

Sometimes when the sun shines and the shadows form upon the blinds, I wonder what I’m doing here, sat at work without a beer. A coffee in my hand instead – I mean it’s nice and all but like I said – a frothy beverage with a head on top would really satisfy and not […]

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