Harry

November 23rd 2019 Today it was my friend Harry’s last day at work. I’m gonna miss him because he was one of my closest friends at work, but also because he gave a shit. And that’s a rare trait. He’s a front-end web developer, and he’s the most competent one we’ve had in my three years at the company. And we’ve had a few. And not only is he good because he’s technically proficient, but he’s good because he knows what’s required and works with you to find the answer, rather than having to have a completely prescribed brief in … Continue reading Harry

Condescending

May 17th 2019 Today I took my newfound resolve to stand up for myself perhaps a touch too far. I was chatting to a guy with whom I work, and — without the boring details — he was trying to find out if something had been done, but I was not the person he should’ve been asking. I’d told him everything I knew, and my entire involvement with the project had at that point been completed. But he kept pushing, and I found the way he spoke to me quite condescending. So I became perhaps too flippant in my responses, … Continue reading Condescending

Weekday

May 8th 2019 Today I realised that I’d rather be at work than at home. And I don’t really know if that’s a good thing or a bad thing. I had a lot to do today and ended up staying at work quite late, but it didn’t really bother me because I don’t really have anything to get home for right now. Sure, Mum and Dad are here, and as it turned out I did miss out on a Moroccan tagine for dinner, but that’s not the point. My love life is nonexistent and I don’t really have any friends … Continue reading Weekday