Archive for September 2010

hump day thoughts of escape

September 29, 2010

It’s one of those days with a To Do List of 856 items and all I want to do is find a cozy pub, a few good friends and drink until it’s dark outside. When I was a student I did this a lot. It was exhilarating to bunk off lectures and go the Ori to […]


September 27, 2010

And then all of a sudden, after weeks of uncertainty and frustration and General Crapness: movement, decisions, clarity. FINALLY. The last six weeks of job search were going down a slightly new path, something I was excited about; a company pursued me and I was heading towards a Permanent Role. You know, with Equity, Performance […]

friday five ~ him, before, in india

September 17, 2010

It’s been a loooong week, the last 100 meters of this marathon project; everyone is tired and ratty, we are eating at the hotel or the local pub, there is no gym, there is no escape. I am missing home, thank god for Skype. I logged on to the Book of Face last night to […]

and what would jesus make of your silk robes and the gold taps in the vatican?

September 13, 2010

Before he wore The Best Frock, Joseph Ratzinger’s job was to investigate the child abuse scandal that has plagued the Catholic church for decades. In May 2001 he wrote a confidential letter to Catholic bishops, ordering them not to notify the police, or anyone else about the allegations, on pain of excommunication (which for Catholics, […]


September 11, 2010

Some boxes are packed, others lay flat, un-origamied. Piles of keep, throw, give-away are forming, but I forget sometimes which is which. The house is strewn with the detritus of moving, but we don’t go anywhere for two more weeks. The prospect of new work is tantalisingly close yet I am powerless to affect the […]