Category Archives: oh I don’t know, just stuff

On Being Requited

Goodness me, where to begin? I haven’t posted since November and so much has happened since then… 1. Way back in November I flew back to the UK and was finally reunited with the man I love. I hope we … Continue reading

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Unforgivable

In an almost unheard of break with our family’s long-standing tradition of avoiding one another, my parents are currently staying with my Aunt Poodle-Perm and her husband Under-The-Thumb. This, I cannot help but feel, will be a precursor to some … Continue reading

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100 Days of Solitude

[with apologies to Gabriel Garcia Marquez] When I left Ed at Heathrow in July – and I actually wept, for the first time in years –  100 days stretched ahead of us until we could be together again. 100 days … Continue reading

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If you’re male, you’re probably not going to want to read this post

Female hormones have a great deal to answer for. Firstly, I spilled coffee on myself and my chair in the office. Having cleaned up that mess as best I could, I went to make myself another coffee… and promptly threw … Continue reading

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In which I enumerate the things I will not miss about this flat

I have lived in this furnished flat on the northern borders of Kirribilli for 4 years and that is longer than I have ever lived anywhere, including during my childhood. But I am finally moving out on Wednesday and I … Continue reading

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My Neanderthal fascination

I’ve been fascinated by the Neanderthals ever since I read Clan of the Cave Bear as a teenager. Even more so since recent scientific discoveries seem to show that Neanderthals not only co-existed with our direct ancestors but almost certainly … Continue reading

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I inadvertently seem to have taken a break from blogging…

.. the reasons for which are many, varied and not limited to: a) our new office is open plan so everyone can see everyone else’s computer screen, which makes using teh intertubes that much more tricky during office hours and … Continue reading

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This time last year

I’ve just found a small piece of paper in a pile of other papers on top of my fridge. This particular piece of paper, however, made a big difference in my life. This time last year I had a conversation … Continue reading

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Points for Most Pointless Meeting

I have just had the World’s Most Pointless Meeting. And believe me, around here the competition for that particular accolade is pretty stiff. When the Obviously Pointless Meeting was called this morning, I wanted to reply to the email with: … Continue reading

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I'm moving this blog…

…well, at least, I’m trying to figure out how I can move this blog. I’ve set up another domain (http://thiswoo.wordpress.com) in order to carry on this blog from over there for two reasons: 1. I don’t want my blog to … Continue reading

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