Monday, December 30, 2013

I know, right?

I will cut a bitch before I stop saying that I will cut a bitch.

Scenes from a journo life

Me: Hi, I'm from (my media organisation). Is there someone there who handles media queries.

Her: We're not commenting.

Me: But I haven't told you what I'm calling about.

Her: What are you calling about?

Me: I'm calling about (what I'm calling about).

Her: We're not commenting.

Friday, December 20, 2013


Do I want to be Anna Calvi or do I want to go gay and do Anna Calvi? It's a toughie.

Thursday, December 19, 2013

“Because . . . most of us think that the point is something to do with work, or kids, or family, or whatever. But you don't have any of that. There's nothing between you and despair, and you don't seem a very desperate person.'

'Too stupid.'

'You're not stupid. So why don't you ever put your head in the oven?'

'I don't know. There's always a new Nirvana album to look forward to, or something happening in NYPD Blue to make you want to watch the next episode.'


'That's the point? NYPD Blue? Jesus.' It was worse than he thought.

'No, no. The point is you keep going. You want to. So all the things that make you want to are the point. I don't know if you even realize it, but on the quiet you don't think life's too bad. You love things. Telly. Music. Food.” 

― Nick HornbyAbout a Boy

I didn't expect it...

... but this made me laugh. I'm an idiot.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

The future of Amazon's sorry-we-missed you delivery slips...

Should this become reality.

(Image via Twitter user @QuantumPirate but you can get some background by reading these guys)

Monday, December 2, 2013

Things I really have to stop saying #23

"You haven't read Rainbow Rowell's books? You MUST read Rainbow Rowell. She's amazing. You'll love her. Here, borrow my copy of Eleanor and Park immediately so we can talk about it. I'll call you in an hour: read fast."