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I am now engaged to my boyfriend in spirit since last night when I was poorly he came bearing DVDs, pizza and toilet paper and thus having proved himself to be an adequate provider for all my needs I proclaimed him in my heart to be my life partner. If he’d chucked in some tacky jewellery with that pizza or even better some tacky religious memorabilia we would have been looking for a priest right then.

In other big news I have unofficially resigned from my job as of today (I am officially resigning on Thursday 1st of December when I give my one month’s notice). The reasons I did this are many and varied (and shall be expanded on in another post, but in the meantime I shall include the email I sent to my beloved following this morning’s conversation with my manager when I informed her of my intention to not be here come end of the year


I did it, I said "Goodbye and thanks for all the fish!"
And they said "Sorry to lose you, but do whatever is best for you"


Now official countdown of 42 days before I become A BUM. You are going to be starting your life with a timewaster ON THE DOLE. Just so you know.

Your ever loving girlfriend and potential mother of future little timewaster hobo bums,




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Nov. 18th, 2005 10:56 am (UTC)
ohhh the prospects of a whole world of new jobs.

good to hear from you, sounds like things are going well
Nov. 18th, 2005 12:06 pm (UTC)
things are confusuing mostly, but I think they will get a whole lot better soon.

but aside from employment misery and unemployment anxiety I really am very very happy. :)
Nov. 18th, 2005 11:06 am (UTC)
Awww how sweet :)
You know they're sweet on you when they buy you TP. (you know they're well and firmly hooked if they buy you femine hygine products)

Congratulations! :D
Nov. 18th, 2005 12:05 pm (UTC)
teee heee heee.

i don't think we've reached the feminine hygeine products stage of intimacy yet but it's good to have a goal to aspire to!

Nov. 18th, 2005 12:29 pm (UTC)
there's a step beyond that which i fear even I am ti shy to admnit...
Nov. 18th, 2005 11:11 am (UTC)
Yay! Resignation!

You'll find another (better) job, I'm sure of it. You're ace.

Nov. 18th, 2005 12:04 pm (UTC)
Thank you. :)
Current job are offering me the opportunity to cut down my hours to just two days a week and they are being super super nice to me and therefore they ARE MESSING WITH MY HEAD and sabotaging all my new plans. Damn.

*lots of job love back at you*

hope to see you sunday?
Nov. 18th, 2005 12:11 pm (UTC)
Ah, the old two-day-a-week thing. That's what my current job have done with me now, but it's more because of limits to their fundign than anything else. It's kind of good, because it means I can sit about in my pyjamas and not do very much on days lke today, safe in the knowledge that at least I'm a little bit part of the normal working world, and I'm earning just about enough to pay the bills. On the other hand, it's sort of lulled me into a false sense of security and stopped me from moving on. If your boss is as odd as you say, then it's probably best for you to cut all ties, no?

I'm not as sure about Sunday as I was, because I think I might need to spend some time at the weekend revising for my 'little chat' (they've asked me to present my opinion on some stuff) and panic buying new trousers. I'll let you know, though, and if I can't meet you this weekend, then I promise I'll see you as soon as I can afterwards.
Nov. 18th, 2005 11:20 am (UTC)
Aww, i loves you. I hope that the wonderful new money income materialises soon. Lots of hugs and kisses.

*goes away to graduate*
Nov. 18th, 2005 12:03 pm (UTC)
Loves you too!

Congratulations on your job!

Nov. 18th, 2005 11:21 am (UTC)
I wondered where you'd gone.
Nov. 18th, 2005 12:03 pm (UTC)
I've been buried in an underground of misery and exhaustion that follows the footsteps of underpaid overwork during the course of which people shout at you.

How are things with you?
Nov. 18th, 2005 12:18 pm (UTC)
Oh, me, I'm fine, thanks. Are you coming to any Kristin Hershness next week?
Nov. 18th, 2005 11:24 am (UTC)
was shouty supervisor one of the reasons?
because today I feel like following in your footsteps. Hugs! At least you will be online more often :D
Nov. 18th, 2005 12:02 pm (UTC)
Re: was shouty supervisor one of the reasons?
hahahahha! exactly!
at least I will be a hobo with net access! and plenty of time for proper LJ love

*hugs back*
damn shoutyness!
Nov. 18th, 2005 03:50 pm (UTC)
yeah I've just updated about it.
She did it again today. It sounds petty, but day after day it's kind of getting me down, however from all the personalities involved in the situation I really see no possibility for improvement.
Nov. 21st, 2005 03:02 pm (UTC)
Re: yeah I've just updated about it.
It's really horrible when that happens and I'm sorry it's happening to you. Testy managers can be the absolute ruination of one's motivation.

Is shouty manager better than being workless though?

I might stay on with SSQP on halved hours until I find another job to tide me over, but still I am definately on my way out.

but on a positive but unrelated note - do you know that after stints of absence on LJ I always make a point of setting aside some time to see what's new on your LJ and catch up properly?
Nov. 21st, 2005 04:52 pm (UTC)
definitely better than workless
and vv good hours - leaves me evenings and weekends to play with.

Well nearly all posts have been filtered so that only I can see them - except for a couple of recent ones. Do you want me to put you on the filter for a bit so that you can catch up?

*updates to squee*!
Dec. 7th, 2005 05:12 pm (UTC)
Re: definitely better than workless
*very belated reply thanks to comment stealing software*

Do you want me to put you on the filter for a bit so that you can catch up?

yes please!
Nov. 18th, 2005 12:09 pm (UTC)
You can't be a timewaster on the dole yet - got to wait six months if you resign voluntarily.
Nov. 18th, 2005 12:14 pm (UTC)
My long slow march towards income support curtailed yet again!

At least I shall be a timewaster with unlimited net access which is going quite some way to consoling me.
Nov. 18th, 2005 12:52 pm (UTC)
oh my...well, when you have all this lovely free time we shall have to get together and exchange shower curtains and shoes and drink (cheap) wine. xxx
Nov. 18th, 2005 01:19 pm (UTC)
especially because if all goes well I'll be moving with z to a flat about 5-10 min walk from you!

shower curtain love forever!

Nov. 18th, 2005 01:21 pm (UTC)
wheeee...how fabulous...lovely new neighbours! :-D
Nov. 18th, 2005 01:46 pm (UTC)
Well, helLO, stranger!

Does this mean you'll have more free time to give us lots of updates on your life? I've missed you.
Nov. 18th, 2005 03:14 pm (UTC)
DVD's, Pizza, and TP?
I courted a girl by walking half-way accross a city to buy her tampons.
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Nov. 18th, 2005 03:56 pm (UTC)
Since that girl left me I need to find a way for this feat to become a pick up method.
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Nov. 18th, 2005 04:35 pm (UTC)
I really liked being married
It worked find 'til she left me and our rugrat. I'd like to be married again.
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Nov. 19th, 2005 05:22 pm (UTC)
Oh sure,
I'll even friend you back.
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Nov. 25th, 2005 12:13 pm (UTC)
*lols and loves you*

How are you?
I miss you
Nov. 18th, 2005 04:25 pm (UTC)
Wow big changes for you, engaged and job change!

I love the first paragraph hehehe. Congrats on finding your life partner ;)
Nov. 25th, 2005 12:14 pm (UTC)
thank you. :)

well, my life partner provided I don't find away to go off with Naveen Andrews (Saeed from Lost).
Nov. 18th, 2005 11:49 pm (UTC)
Nothing like quitting a job to give your day a kick, seriously - it feels good doesn't it?!

Pleased you are happily settled and delighted at prospect at more updates.
Nov. 25th, 2005 12:12 pm (UTC)
Thank you :)

It appears I have only semi-quit my job... I've agreed to stay on for two days a week from next year until I find a new and more exciting job.

how are things with you?
Nov. 20th, 2005 12:49 am (UTC)

Nov. 25th, 2005 12:12 pm (UTC)
thankee and much love
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