The morning after the night before

I have woken today with a hangover of blerghs. Yesterday was the kind of day on which nothing specifically big or bad happened, but many of the little things that happened were symbols and symptoms of other, bigger things. Each of them, on their own, was a simple blip...

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Right you kids. To get us from Monday to Thursday, from Adelaide to Abu Dhabi, here’s how it’s gonna be. What I say goes. I don’t negotiate. I don’t explain. I don’t answer questions. Welcome to the seventies. .. .. ps lifted straight...

Return

My old employer rang to ask whether I’d be interested in doing my old job for a couple of months. We conducted the conversation by text, because I was, at that moment, sitting in the cafe of the Imperial War Museum and it would have cost a fortune to conduct the...

mid february

The mister told me that from time to time he looks at me and knows that I would rather be anywhere but here. I think, but do not say, ‘Your job is making buildings stand My job is thinking thoughts.’