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Bit of an odd day

Posted in Home at 1:23 am by guy_simmons

It started with some road rage on the way to work, involving someone determined to make me drive into the back of him by constantly smacking on his brakes at 80mph in front of me on the A3, & all because he overtook a load of traffic on the hard shoulder, at similar speeds, spraying us all with grit, twigs & crap, & me then applauding him & mouthing the words “WELL DONE”.

Then once I got to work, I ended up having a total blow out with my manager.

It started with him saying OneNote’s multi user document editing feature was the future, & me responding that I was doing the same thing on the mac 4 years ago, in the jokey bantering Mac vs PC way that quite often goes on. His response, & I quote, was to ask “do we have a problem? ‘cos it feels LIKE WE HAVE A FUCKING PROBLEM!!”. It escalated into us standing in the office car park, nose to nose, calling each other cunts at the top of our voices, & me telling him I wanted off the team as I didn’t want to work with such a total cock, & it finally culminated in him going on about how sorry he was & how bad he felt for having a go.

I dunno, I’m glad I stood up for myself really as I’ve heard other reports of this guy shouting the odds at people, & no way was I going to be spoken to in that way, but I’ve ended the day feeling pretty sick about the whole event. I mean do I let it slide? Or maybe tell my superiors about it, but risk making working together even more difficult? Or do I just tell him that if he abuses me again I’ll be straight onto hr? Not sure what’s for the best really. One thing I do know, is that it’s certainly soured things for me as far as working with him in the long term is concerned, & there aren’t many other opportunies within LH at the moment so it might be time to kick myself up the arse & start seriously looking for something else.


Bertrand Russell

Posted in Home at 2:57 pm by guy_simmons

Brilliant quotes from the great philosopher to be found here


Kids parties are great!

Posted in Home at 2:42 pm by guy_simmons

Especially when you can make use of the face painter in order to totally freak out the kids 😀



It’s porn Jim, but not as we know it!

Posted in Home at 11:58 am by guy_simmons

My copy of Lost Girls has arrived, it’s good so far & will probably be banned soon from a shop near you.

Read all about it here, here & here.

Ooh, & a great BBC interview with Mr Moore himself here (annoyingly it needs RealPlayer :( ).



Posted in Home at 9:47 am by guy_simmons

Sorry Gaz.

I was showing Dom iChat, & clicked on your cam icon as you were the only person online.  Then the kids thought it was great seeing themselves on the screen, so we all sat there happily waving at each other for a while.  Little did we know your Mac was ringing its nuts off in your lounge, waking you up into hangover hell!

Wish I’d taken a screen shot though 😉