Category Archives: University

The world is my teeny-tiny mollusc

I have just this week been radically re-evaluating what I am capable of. [But see NaNoWriMo counter - Ed] I told you all that I had passed my MA, making me a BaMaMa, which is just stupid. Well, last week … Continue reading

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Obama BAMAMA

I got home this evening vaguely pissed off with the entire universe and especially those parts of it that have got to their mid-forties without realising that, actually, they are not entitled to stand in the train doors and bellow … Continue reading

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She’s back.

My God, look at the dust in here. Look at it. I can’t even see the colours of the upholstery. It’s disgusting. We’ll have to redecorate. *Whistles through teeth* Someone mentioned the old blog to me a couple of weeks … Continue reading

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Two cups, one bucket, a tea-tray and a dork.

Let us say we have two cups and a bucket. Let us also say we are the world’s dorkiest waitress and that we have such a raging passion for a particular tea-tray that we always wish to carry it with … Continue reading

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Apologia pro vita sua

I can either post here regularly, or, I can do my course-work. Course-work wins. Arse.

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She can’t come out to play. She’s doing her homework.

Three coursework deadlines all at once. Which is mean. Nothing a coffee-fuelled all-nighter, or two, can’t solve. It’s not like I have to be coherent and speakable and at work the next morning or anything. No, wait, that was when … Continue reading

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Nothing to be done

I’d be posting on the 20th, in fact, I am writing this on the 20th, but BT has run gleefully away with the internet connection and who can say when you will be reading this. [This applies in any case, … Continue reading

Posted in Bibliothecaria, NaBloPoMo 2007, The Capacious Hold-All, University | 2 Comments

I have homework due tomorrow

Library of Congress Subject Headings make no sense. I spent the morning wrestling with the definitive four volume 2005 edition, and they make no sense. Also, they make no sense to anyone else either. I know, I know, I should … Continue reading

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I am not in the least bit bored

Day in the life of a full-time mature student with a part-time job: 7:00 Get up. No, really, get up. Get up. Get up. Get the hell up already. 7:20 GET. THE. HELL. UP. 7:30 Drink tea in front of … Continue reading

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Glitch. And Son of Glitch. And damn.

I have just found out, to my intense irritation, that some of my posts don’t appear in all browsers or at all times or on all computers. I swear, I really swear, I am posting daily. But the internet gremlins … Continue reading

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