Let’s pray that foolishness isn’t contagious 

...because I'm exposed to too much of it at work. Every single manager is either too lazy, irritating or just downright incompetent.  This exchange happened today: Me (to manager): Can you call a cleaner because there's water on the floor. Manager: There's no cleaner anymore because the customers have gone.  Me: (looks up to see...customers) … Continue reading Let’s pray that foolishness isn’t contagious 

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Today’s conundrum 

Well, I got a nasty email from someone and my dilemma is whether or not I ignore it or respond. The reasonable adult in me says ignore, but the snarky deviant says give then hell.  Usually, the snarky part of me gets her way but I'm in a philosophical mood at the moment. The question … Continue reading Today’s conundrum 

Apparently White People Are Experts On Racism

Apparently, there's no such thing as racism in countries where it has merely been exposed to them! EXPOSED I TELL YOU! Anyway, the situation I'm about to describe happened a few months ago. I'll apologise now if anything I say after this point offends anyone, although, if it does, it says more about the offended … Continue reading Apparently White People Are Experts On Racism

Things That People Say (And What They Really Mean) – #2

Things That People Say: Keep in touch! What they really mean: It depends on the person, but nine times out of ten, it isn't a good thing. They literally mean that YOU should keep in touch with them. It's an open invitation for a one sided friendship. They want you to run around after them … Continue reading Things That People Say (And What They Really Mean) – #2

Top 5 Pet Peeves

Third entry for the October Writing Challenge I am doing. 1. People who never listen to advice Look, I get it. There are things in life that we don't like. Situations that are beyond our control. I get it. However, if I've advised you to do something at least five times and you just don't … Continue reading Top 5 Pet Peeves

This week’s dilemma: considering a name change

For the sake of my privacy (and desire to not scupper any employment chances), let's just assume that my name is Squinoa for this post. 'Cause I'm S and Quinoa is something that none of us can say at first (it's true. And then we learn how to say it, we can pretentiously correct someone … Continue reading This week’s dilemma: considering a name change