Monthly Archives: September 2014

Ah, no!

I got an email today from my (immediate) ex-company, asking if I could work Saturday. It came from the Operations Manager, the one who I gave LOTS of notice to (instead of the one day legally required which I should … Continue reading

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I got asked an interesting question the other day

Perhaps the question itself wasn’t so interesting but my reaction, and my thoughts about other people’s thoughts on the subject were definitely interesting, in that a new point of view suddenly became a possibility to me. I was asked what … Continue reading

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I was annoyed last night

I am still annoyed today but I am calmer about it. To be clear: I know they have a perfect right to not keep me on but the company owner specifically asked me to give a long lead time when … Continue reading

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Somewhat annoying

Tourism employs as a casual. This means that you only get paid for the days you work. When considering to quit my job I took into account that we were coming up to the busy season and, after five years, … Continue reading

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What is there about blogging that makes it necessary to go public?

Why do we seek attention this way? So few people read this little blog of mine and it was created anonymously to limit the amount of people reading as well. Yet, I feel compelled to write on it and talk … Continue reading

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Yep, yep, yep

I gave in my notice yesterday. Needless to say, they weren’t happy about it (and I had to take a sedative to give me enough courage beforehand) but I felt a weight lifting off my shoulders immediately. My boss was … Continue reading

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Because I love poetry

Clive James has been writing wonderful poems as he is dying. This is his latest, “Japanese Maple”. Your death, near now, is of an easy sort. So slow a fading out brings no real pain. Breath growing short Is just … Continue reading

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