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Issues, Personal

I am so bloody sick of bilingualism. It is one of the reasons that we have (sort of) decided to move away from our Nation’s capital. Unilingual people, or people who know that their¬† grammar is not good enough for them to attempt to write anything important in French are at a serious disadvantage. The […]

January 28, 2008

There is no way to make the long story short


Personal

Last Monday I was in Regina. At 10 that morning I had a job interview. By 11 they had offered me the job – provided I could get back to Ottawa by Wednesday. I spent Tuesday flying. I started work Wednesday at 9 am. I’m exhausted. I think I like my new (short term) job, […]

January 26, 2008

Sigh


Personal

I am in Saskatchewan. My skin in dry and itchy. I am still recovering from the worst job interview of my life – which didn’t actually have much to do with me. The questions were awful, vague and ridiculous. I hate living in this place where I have no idea what my competition is like.¬† […]

January 20, 2008

I need to adjust myself


Personal

Having arrived in Regina, now living with my mother and my dog, I now need to help me help myself. Networking and meeting new people has never been something I was good at, and now my survival depends on it. I need to get out there, hand out resumes, tell people I’m new to town […]

January 6, 2008

Just like starting over


Personal

It’s 2008 (how the hell did we get so far along in the 2000s?), at least it is here in Ottawa, working it’s way across the rest of the world. The new year is supposed to be the time when we try and better ourselves and I am no different in the making-of-resolutions department. There […]

January 1, 2008