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im generally interested.
im a mental health worker specialising in epilepsy
im sure i spelt that wrong
for a big publishers. doing chemistry books. hmmmmm.
or maybe not !
how did you get into your job?!
did an application form. simple really.
for a big publishing company, although I do children's book.
rights assistants! DAMN THEM!!!!
I am very nice!
you get bugged for loads of material and royalty rates/ contract stuff?
but then again, so does pretty much everyone else ever.
with a secret passion for Microsoft Excel.
at the University of Hertfordshire
That's not really a university is it? More like a FE college
journalist working for Al Jazeera.
I know very little about the workings of news corporations, so I'll try to sound the least ill-informed I can, but of all the channels, Al Jazeera are the first chosen for Al Qaeda et. als video messages right? I'm guessing you probably work for the english language version, so what happens when you get one in? Assuming that you're next down the line from the arabic version to air it, how do you go about presenting it to the western world without whilst trying to minimise the accusations of bias levelled at you because of your parent network, and the impressions that the world at large hold of it?
He mentioned it on the thread about the Virginian Tech, shootings
specialising in dental x-ray sets. it doesn't sound interesting and it's no where near as interesting as it sounds.
test ten-pin bowling shoes for the county council
ten-pin bowling shoes
and preferably red & black ones, and none of this velcro crap.
the last 10 has gone. I'll give you a shout over the tannoy when we get another pair in
a French bank. Currently on secondment
from London to Paris. Project work
marketing for EVIL
from next Thursday
marketing for GOOD
marketing GOODNESS, you can start with him
We're moving with the times..
"I wump for you"
or a confession?
it's friday, I'm easy either way.
well, working on it
to work, Slicky?
not until we've churned a few more out and they're at school anyways!
I'm very jealous.
in a week I will be educating the kids for free.
ying and yang.
social work with young offeners, innit.
blah blah blah
For Zenith Staybrite.
I also take pictures for people from time to time.
we've got some zenith windows.
after 10+ years my ones broken a bit. can I get a refund please?
I bet its your fault.
Our windows are perfect.
it doesn't close properly, you have to really pull it in through horrible cracking sounds....
IN FACT. I've just remembered, when they first put them in we had to call them back as we thought the whole window unit thing was going to fall off the house, it's one of those sticky out triangle things.
not so perfect now huh?!
Because we are the number one branch. Oh yeah
They are the only company who can legal say they are providing the best windows. Fact.
on weekends I step in front of cars and sue the drivers.
And REALLY need a job :(
live with me!
to travel to Edinburgh than it is already...
you and Cat should both live in our spare room!
indiest house in London.
I'm not sure Holloway could cope with such levels, there'd probably be an implosion of sorts.
Holloway would be the new Shoreditch, but with less trendy haircuts.
Unless I can wear them with nothing underneath.
But I like to work in an office because Im all about keeping it real.
several hours are spent in makeup every morning.
a dj/live band booking agency.
when they actually sstart paying me, i'll make just under £2/hr, but its TAX FREE BABY
actuall more like £3
and guitar teacher at a Saturday morning music school in London.
is it just for kids?
do they have adult groups in the week? is it for professionals and rich people only?
so it's just kids on Saturdays. The rest of the week they do loads of music courses for adults amongst many other things (it's held in Morley College, which is an adult education centre in Lambeth). They do courses in most types of music as far I'm aware. The kids one is all classical though.
It's certainly not aimed at rich people. Most of the kids I teach live on estates (they have to audtion to get in so economic background isn't a big factor). And I don't think the adult courses are hugely expensive.
I'm not really looking for courses/classe, I want to join a windband/orchestra when I move back to London but it's proving difficult as they all seem really professional and require grade 7/8 or above, and I'm only grade 6....from about 5 years ago.
I can't sing.
but I can play the flute!
It says in last years course guide it's a "medium-sized orchestra of a high standard", which seems open to intepretation. You just go and audition in September sometime I think.
I'll look into it. thank you!
"Am I? Well, perhaps we're all a little crazy. I know I am. I went mad after they tore us apart, but I'll be sane... once I sew us back together!"
"But you'll kill both of us!"
"No, it's easy. Look, I've been practicing: I made a pigeon-rat."
On a related note, I read "League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" volume 2 last night. The chapter with Dr. Moreau is BRILLIANT.
I hate that. Like when I say something and someone is 'Yeah! Like the first series of Curby Your Enthusiasm!'
Erm. No, I've never seen it. I'm an inadvertent idea thief
take the credit already.
Advisory portfolio manager for sophisticated private/retail investors.
Not so good for the mental health either, no?
I want to write about the future news!
Big Borther winner Julio 'The Cat' Andersson has been found guilty of monorail theft, and will be sentenced to fifteen years in the new high-security prison, formerly the Town of Carlisle.
to buy beer and cds.
who then lie to bullshitters higher up the chain until the whole thing spirals out of control and results in a nightmarish Kafka-esque muddle of beaurocracy and confusion.
I colour in.
the Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for the Monster Raving Loony Party in Bethnal Green and Bow
I like it.
The following are banned: Bamos
Lame I know, heh
music, film, schlepping, selling records
Sometimes it bothers me that I'm never really sure where my next installment of dough is coming from, but reading the boring, pointless, shit, amoral jobs most people on here do reassures me that I'm doing the right thing.
I've not made myself a non thinking cog in a money making machine yet.
but you haven't expressed to my satisfaction that you're 'doing the right thing'. Just not doing the wrong thing.
Or was it momo.
have you got any good anecdotes?
Ha. How much do you hate the 4 that got kept on to do presumably sweet fuck all?
i spend my days looking up random celebrity's policies and playing games on the bbc website because it's the only one we have access to.
Keep it mutual, kids. And take out some ASU insurance. Yeah.
student bum im afraid
I sell ice-cream to tourists with too much money.
It seems like a vaguely useful thing to contribute to society whilst I wait to see if my writing/music etc. takes off.
sitting in the highbury barn pub and bitching about booking agents
i don't even know what my job title is.
forgot about that one.
and borrow money off the government
and eat your really nice sandwiches
Part time shop floor assistant
Part part time tiling labourer
full time rapper, part time hitman
in an unacceptably humid office with a can machine on the floor below, and the staff room on the floor below, and radiators that are always on. Even in the Summer. I can't turn them off or open the windows because the chronically fucked thermostat (for the whole office, which is positioned in a cupboard) thinks it's cold and turns UP the heating.
On top of this, I have to use ergonomically designed keyboards, which to me means you have to warp your hand into the shape of some kind of manic yet paraletic spider to type anything at all. Also there are the ergonomic 1980's back-saving chairs, which means you have to hack off all the squidgy back support cushions and tilt it back so that it can accomodate the human back before you can even begin to sit on it for even a second.
The office I use is inhabited by "day staff" during the day, a perculiar breed who like to stick various photos of their immediate (and otherwise) family, homes and dogs all of the sides of the monitor, so I have to take a hand scythe to locate the grubby 1970's computer that is buried somewhere underneath.
I am a batch preparation officer, and I sift through batches of prescriptions and input them into the said Lost-esque computer. This would be easier if the surgeries actually did their jobs properly and arranged the forms into the right order before hand, but they don't, so my monthly average is now down.
However, the pay is lovely, and I get to listen to my iPod, and it's always a laugh when you find a prescription for the pill prescribed and received by a 66 year old lady.
A graphic design student (ND, BA in September) on weekdays,
On Saturdays I work in a proper indie record store (score)
On Sundays I get up at 5AM to clean in a paint factory :(
I don't do days off.
Out celebrating tonight.
I am a manager for webusers of www.reykjavik.is
don´t ask me what that is. Ask me after Monday.
in Waitrose, on the Fruit and Veg section, I still find time to go to uni...well sometimes.
I occasionally DJ but I don't make much money from that.
scrape by somehow.
but from monday hopefully i will be an intern at a very good graphic design firm, woop. although i dont know if they're actually going to pay me yet :(
and a full time labourer during the summer for a construction firm, part time the rest of the year. Being a skinny indie white boy, labour work is surprisingly easy most of the time.
with a view to becoming an optician. Or not. Fuck knows. If this goes pear shaped i'm going to do sound engineering because I actually enjoy doing that.
because I get a reasonable amount of money and get to deal with lots of weird and wonderful people on a daily basis. Mostly weird. Many drunk. Some violent. Having an eye test is apparently a very attractive option for drunk people.
and a fully qualified barista. oh yes.