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Morning
8/14/2013 | 1 comments | offline
Tags: reflection

My app is actually useful today. It can even keep up with my mobile broadband. I cannot get on the internet much due to bad reception and my family in Dorset not owning a phone. The only connection to the outside world is in cafes. That's when I can be bothered to create accounts. Geez, I fill in so many forms nowadays.

I'll phone up the local college tomorrow morning to find out if I have the job. The few days I have spent down here have been difficult. Family illnesses and missing my friends have took their toll on me. Constant headaches caused by chain-smoking relatives and their general negative attitude. It's hard. Really hard.

My interview went OK. I couldn't concentrate because I had spent the day before listening to people complain about their life for six hours. Plus, thinking about family illness made me a little teary. But I had knowledge of software and procedures.

Two of the staff I spoke to said I'd probably get bored. I also overheard a member of staff telling the receptionist the department is rubbish. Great.

My husband is visiting tomorrow. It'll be great to have a like-minded person to have great conversation with. All my family talk about are things/people they hate. I can only imagine it's what a Daily Mail podcast sounds like. I try to be understanding and non-judgemental because my family are my history. But I give up trying to make them question their beliefs. God, I'm so lonely.

Sky
8/11/2013 | 1 comments | offline
Tags: tattoo

Matt Lodder (volatile) on Sky News UK in twenty minutes.

Relax
8/7/2013 | 3 comments | offline
Tags: reflection

I decided to take today off from applying for jobs (but then I did see one I liked this afternoon and couldn't help myself). But the rest of the day was application free. Geez, I know I have a lot of free time but it doesn't feel very free when I'm obsessing over jobs.

I've just been listening to Boys & Girls and watching people pass by.

Dorset
8/6/2013 | 3 comments | offline
Tags: reflection

It turns out fear makes me write great applications because I've been asked to interview for four jobs on Monday. So I'll be heading back to Dorset this weekend.

I bought a cute Uttam dress in a charity shop today. It stunk so I chucked it in the washing machine. Then, I thought maybe I should've checked if it needs to be handwashed. Of course it does. That happens every time I buy a dress in a charity shop. So I'm watching it spin and thinking why do I never check the labels in the shops?

I saw a Sakura Momiji doll in the same charity shop. But it was a little too battered and I'd run out of money anyway. I noticed someone had put a message in the secret slot (that sounds wrong). I tried to pull the paper out to read but it was wedged in too far. I wonder what it says, I might go back to get it, you know I love finding messages.

I find it funny that I describe all the boring activities in my day with such detail on this blog. But when I have interesting and important things going on in my life I clam up. Meh. There's just so much to talk about and I don't know where to begin. It tires me out sometimes.

Collectives
8/5/2013 | 0 comments | offline
Tags: photography

I tried to enrol on GCSE Science but it turns out I was given the wrong information. Two pieces of wrong information in one week. That's one thing I disliked about working in FE; understaffed until peak times, then it was too busy to train new people thoroughly. A continuous circle of mismanagement. But I guess that applies to most places. It's sad because proper training and securer employment contracts benefit both staff and students.

Still, I had a little surprise when I saw myself in Tate Collectives showcase today. I only joined to view other people (and I uploaded my photos just to add content to my profile.)

I'm looking forward to visiting my husband tomorrow. It has been so long since we talked.

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