If You Don’t Know How You Feel, Do You Feel It?

Things are not right. Continue reading If You Don’t Know How You Feel, Do You Feel It?

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Finding A Women’s Circle

Somewhat delayed in any case, then pacing up and down waiting to go into the tube, I was on the phone to a friend who had asked for help.  Another friend had recommended a women’s circle, and I was going to give it a go.  Inauspicious start: my friendly email had bounced back and there seemed no other means of contacting the organisers, so although the website said just turn up, I was now afraid that after a long day and a delayed start, the lengthy commute could very possibly end in failure.   Continue reading Finding A Women’s Circle

Disappointed When Not Disappointed

Grudges and grievances.  I have been reflecting rather unhappily on the sad recognition that sometimes (only sometimes!) when things don’t go as badly as expected, I am disappointed.  That strikes me as mad, but there is no avoiding the fact that it does happen. Continue reading Disappointed When Not Disappointed

Fall Seven Times. Stand Up Eight. Don’t Cry.

So, in terms of jobsearch, I have had a couple of rejections now.  I am only counting the ones that mean something to me.  The ones where I really wanted the jobs, where I took care over my application and where I believed absolutely (and this is rare) that I could do those jobs, do them well, and enjoy them. Continue reading Fall Seven Times. Stand Up Eight. Don’t Cry.