I have dragged myself from my cozy den of blankets. I am exhausted, you guys, just bone-weary, so I'll try to keep this snappy. Last night I heard back about the job for which I jumped through a dozen hoops: I didn't get it, but the woman at the recruitment agency said to me there was… Continue reading Word Crush Wednesday: Wilma Rudolph
Just kidding! There's no verdict yet. Quick recap: on Wednesday I sat an exam had a Mega Job Interview and they said I'd maybe have an answer by the end of the week. It is Monday. I do not have an answer. I have been trembly like a rabbit, one who sits exams and then… Continue reading And The Verdict Is…
Apparently it is Wednesday, which means it's time for another quote. This week I've had my Final Interview for a company, a quite well-known one. I jumped through about five hoops to get to this stage, and... yeah, I'm somewhere on the scale of cautiously optimistic to outright wary. Or weary, I'm not yet sure… Continue reading Word Crush Wednesday: Jean Cocteau
... Oh wait, it is both. It's been progressively rainy today. It was chilly this morning, the seeing-your-breath kind, and then gloomy dark clouds moved in. They stuck around for a while and it's now drizzling, on and off. Anyway, I'm at home curled up in the warmth, so the weather doesn't matter too much.… Continue reading Rainy Days And Mondays
This week's quotes come to you from a quick browse on a quotes website. Normally I'd be all for hunting out a quote, digging one from the earth and all of that, but I'm staring down the barrel of two exams job interviews tomorrow, so I'm cutting some slack. Also, it's two quotes this time,… Continue reading Word Crush Wednesday: Milton Berle
Sorry, Wizard of Oz. It's just been one of those days. Mondays, I should say. I figured I've been heavy-handed on the creatives, so it feels like time for a life update. I've been tapping out my applications, kicked into third gear by a hat-trick of rejections over the weekend. One was after I'd had… Continue reading Mondays, Applications and Novels, Oh My!
So today I had a job interview with a Managing Director. I was nervous as a nervous thing. I was shy and a bit anxious and cold. And still, they're apparently really interested in me. I've been called in tomorrow to meet someone else - a couple of other managing staff, from the sound of… Continue reading Word Crush Wednesday: Emily Dickinson