Monthly Archives: December 2006

Pointless chatrooms?

Here's a weird new piece of cyberspace for you to try out.   www.imvu.com.  It's a free login as a 'guest' to what is effectively a cross between a messenger service, a chat room and a blog!  You create your character (or … Continue reading

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The rise of the technological underclasses

This week I’m experimenting with working from home. I’ve only done it a couple of times before, mostly because I have three children who bounce off the walls during the holidays. In our 2.5 bedroom semi, there isn’t an east … Continue reading

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Kinky sex and lobster thermidor?

I went out for a few beers with Otherphil last night. He said… “What’s the similarity between kinky sex and lobster thermidor?”“Don’t know,” I said.“You won’t get either at home,” he replied. [Shrug] – It was one of those conversations. … Continue reading

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A nymphomaniac for Christmas

Dear Santa, I don’t think you exist, but I’m writing this letter in the hope you’ll respond, just to prove me wrong. I don’t believe in you because I’ve never seen you. Well you don’t really expect me to believe … Continue reading

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There’s a good reason to suffer the commute

I still haven’t managed to shake last week’s cold completely which is a nuisance. I had hoped that a longish bike ride yesterday morning in the frosty air would coax it all out. It was a fantastic morning though! The … Continue reading

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Sometimes you just gotta ask

…and sometimes the thing you’ve gotta ask for is a pay rise! nuff said. I may still go and see what this other outfit is like, just out of curiosity. I know I’m about a zillion years behind the rest … Continue reading

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Opportunity for a change?

Good news! I passed the telephone interview and will be face-to-face next week. This works well because I’ve arranged to work from home one day so that I can attend my youngest child’s school play. I’m not sure this opportunity … Continue reading

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