Avoiding Drama Llamas and other assorted arseholes

There is a phrase "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me". What a crock of shit. Sticks and stones may well break your bones, but they will heal eventually. The words that wound you will stay with you for years. They will mould who you are as a person, … Continue reading Avoiding Drama Llamas and other assorted arseholes

Peachy, not preachy

It has been WAAAAAAAY to preachy around here recently, so to break up the self-improvement and high-mindedness that's been going on I have decided to bestow upon the world some wisdom and recommendations to make everyone's lives better.  Here goes: Cheese and lime pickle sandwiches.  Sounds pretty bad I know, and I was sceptical when … Continue reading Peachy, not preachy

Doing stuff you don’t wanna

I have just returned home from a work day meeting full of networking (bleugh), team-building (ARGHHHH) and workshopping (kill me now).  I HATE all of those things.  Networking feels mercenary to me (what can I gain from sucking up to or trying to impress this person?) team-building seems pointless to me (we either are a … Continue reading Doing stuff you don’t wanna