Wait until next year

Putting off what could be done tomorrow, today

Tag: work

Exit Music

Exit sign

I recently left my job. I’d been there several years, long enough for there to be whispers that I might be a “lifer” in the making, but I wasn’t quite there yet. I think I departed just in time, before reaching a point where future employers wonder “Why did he spend so long there?” I also left just in time to avoid becoming institutionalised. In every sense of the word. Read the rest of this entry »

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Advent Calendar 2014: Day Nineteen

Out of office

Today is my last day of work this year. Hurrah. Etc. Read the rest of this entry »

Miscellaneous thoughts from your correspondent

Young man sitting at desk

No great sweeping theme for today’s post. Very little content or insight either. Think of it as an embellished placeholder post. Or some awkward filler. I would be a great salesman, y’know. You just want to read on, don’t you? Read the rest of this entry »

Creeping up the food chain

Man and woman sat at a desk. It is the 1920s. They don't look too happy.

After any sort of blogging absence it feels kind of obligatory to explain what brought on said absence. Unless a blog is built around particularly sporadic posts and is self-consciously produced in such a way, it would seem pretty odd to not at least acknowledge a period of blogging silence. Yet, posting up a bunch of excuses for not posting isn’t, in itself, particularly interesting either. People who are new to the site really won’t care that Mr/Mrs/Miss/Ms Blogger has been busy/uninspired/taking an internet sabbatical/etc. If anything it will probably put them off ever returning (Bye New Visitors!). Read the rest of this entry »

The reluctant commuter

Commuters in London with umbrellasI do enjoy my job. However, I periodically fantasise about working from home. These thoughts usually occur about five seconds before I have to get out of bed in the morning, or five seconds after my train is cancelled after a long day at work. Read the rest of this entry »