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All Change

I’ve been slowly running out of work over the last couple of weeks, so today I was left to tidy up a few ends and write some handover notes and submit my last timesheet before leaving my job in Academic…

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On the tenth day of Christmas

Oh, bugger, that was quick. I attended an interview this morning for a Web Designer/Developer position at a company in Summertown, Oxford. I thought it looked quite interesting – working on creating some kind social networking site for businesses wanting…

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Bouncing back

Yes, I felt low this morning. Yes I felt like treating myself to something puddingish at lunchtime – to which end I indulged in the rice pudding that they were serving up in the canteen. I had a good write/revise,…

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A New Life

Today has been cold, cold and grey. And I’ve found it hard to settle today. I discovered that the other job I enquired about with Inspired Selection is actually the very same 6 month contract that I had an interview…

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An Odd Day

It’s hard to say what I thought my last day Blackwell (should that be Wiley-Blackwell now?) was going to be like. Truth is, I think, I didn’t have a clue. But, ‘an odd day’ does seem to cover it. It…

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Cycling into town

I like my new bike. Did I mention that? It is good to be back on two wheels. Today I skirted ’round the ringroad to the free Watereaton Park&Ride, and then cycled into town. Got there and back okay –…

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Fingers, still crossed…

Alan from Sophos has just called. I now, *officially* have a second interview for the job. 🙂 It’s next Tuesday morning. Good job I don’t drink to excess otherwise I might have to curb any excess at my leaving do!…

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Life ain’t so bad, really

I actually feel much better today – and more positive about things. I’m not entirely sure exactly why. The sunny Spring day probably helped (although even that did deteriate to some pretty miserable rain. During the afternoon, I bandied 100…

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The Power of Cheese

So, Spring is on it’s way. Another gloriously sunny day, and a morning with early morning light over flooded fields down the Otmoor valley. The day did deteriate though. Vania, my colleague had to rush off home in tears to…

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Additionally…

6. I applied for a job that came out on fish4jobs email yesterday. A web designer in Oxford – umm – this one actually: Web / Web Designer / Developer / Web Developer Oxford Salary: £30,000 starting salary + ++…

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Wednesday – Thursday

1. Fish4Jobs in partnership with Verticality are currently my two best friends. It was through them both that I had the buzz of the interesting Cambridge designer job (which sadly came to nothing). Yesterday I was fishing through the former…

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Wednesday – Thursday

1. Fish4Jobs in partnership with Verticality are currently my two best friends. It was through them both that I had the buzz of the interesting Cambridge designer job (which sadly came to nothing). Yesterday I was fishing through the former…

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the good news and the bad news

So I finally heard what is what with my job interview today. Apparently I gave a good interview, and I impressed them, and I would have fitted in well with the team, and my skills were good, but… And yes,…

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Writing, smiling, and jam

1. The progress forward of my writing is, this week, going to be largely dictated by a hot stove, and the 8 lbs of damsons and 9 lbs of greegages which I acquired from my parents’ neighbours gardens this weekend….

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Ggrrr…

If there’s one thing I hate more than procrastination (ie. playing minesweeper), then that is job applications… Current Mood: 😡frustratedCurrent Location: Oxfordshire

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My life, on three sides of A4

My head is imploding in words and ways of saying things The two pages of my life the curriculum vitae Sit there; new and updated and the letter One side of A4 and a tangled mess of ideas of thoughts;…

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