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I’m better than this

This is a self-pitying post. If you’re not in to self pitying posts you’d best stop now.

I don’t think I’m better than this but the phrase keeps on popping in to my head.

Six months after losing my job I still can’t find another.

Two and a half years after moving in to a friend’s families’ spare room I still can’t find another place to live.

I was employed at first and couldn’t find anywhere. I’m unemployed now and still can’t find anywhere. Few places take unemployed people and those that do charge the sort of rent few people could afford when they get a job.

Rock and a hard place.

I’m fed up of being skint, I’m fed up of leaning on other people, I’m fed up of sitting here thinking ‘I’m better than this.’

I am better than this, but so are we all.

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 Personal Bits No Comments

Sexuality and Cheese

I was going to write something about the latest Tory attempts to scupper trade unions. It would have ended up too ranty.

I considered writing about the Royal Wedding. That would have ended up too sweary.

I even briefly flirted with the idea of writing about AV but felt myself falling asleep before I’d even constructed the first sentence.

So, I’m going to write about sexuality and cheese. Specifically my own sexuality, for that is the only sexuality about which I feel qualified to comment with any authority, and goats cheese. › Continue reading

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Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 Personal Bits No Comments
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