Category Archives: Work

Prayer for an Office

Largely in the afterglare, not least of all tense-wise, of Penguin Classics’ Autobiography, by Morrissey. Last Friday I visit an office. Proper big one of a proper big organisation, and a proper big deal for me in that it has … Continue reading

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Back of the Notebook

Amongst ex-colleagues it was well-known I was a right one for my notebooks, and close team-members knew my notebooks had ‘back sections’. I had reason yesterday to have a snuffle about in one of these – the largely cathartic space … Continue reading

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Time on my Hands

Note: If you’re really pressed for time, this post can be summarised as: ‘oh, sod off and sort your own time out.’ I saw something on Facebook this morning, on a page that someone lovingly maintains, that I liked, Liked, … Continue reading

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My October Symphony, Part 3 – London Jobs

On a break, of all things, from an unspecified living in Hong Kong, I took up a roost in a house in Ladbroke Grove, and from there busied back-and-to to two jobs – an occasional third – by way of … Continue reading

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Strategically Challenging ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ Cartoon, 6

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Creating Inconvenience (a resumé in progress)

The tabs on the website at build stage read: Artworks, Stories, Designs… My colleague, collaborator, Pete Lippitt*, talks of the 21st Century Creative. He’s on a crusade, and with M.J., of course, to promote the polymath path; the creative-mind-on-its-game-in-a-number-of-games as The Truth … Continue reading

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His Nibs

A lovely but overbearing boss once informed me quite gravely that the most important and powerful tool that every salesman should have was a pen. It was the kind of intensely pop-eyed, finger-jabbing and well-meant statement that rather than laugh … Continue reading

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