Monthly Archives: March 2012

Social Awkwardness

As I write this there is a strange man in my kitchen. He is here to fix the washing machine; for once again the bastard thing has broken down – only had someone out to fix it a little while … Continue reading

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What Weekends are Made For

I have just had the perfect weekend! The kind of weekend that creates a glow… you just feel utterly content and at peace, and happy with the world. You forget about the stresses of life and the job (or lack … Continue reading

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New York Cheesecake

Does geography factor into this… is a New York cheesecake only possible in New York?? If not, then I have made a Birmingham (UK) cheesecake 🙂 I found the recipe for this slice of yumminess in a cookbook gifted to … Continue reading

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A few days ago I found this little rubber (eraser) with the word hope emblazoned upon it. It may be a sign, or just a huge coincidence that I found it when I seemed to be lacking in hope. It … Continue reading

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On Wednesday the 7th March I had a job interview. On Saturday 10th March, I was rejected. The job was a tutor position at a company called Explore Learning, providing after school, weekend, and holiday tuition to those aged 5-14 … Continue reading

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