So it turns out that although there’s not a lot of legal work to be done, the government will pay for it all! How cool is that? Yes, this is why we pay taxes, everyone in America! Why do you do it, when you don’t even get free healthcare? Sorry, this is getting a bit off-topic :-)
...the first half hour is free, but after that I think I’m going to have to learn how to shit money, frankly. Anyone else know how much a UK divorce costs?
...pay off debts, start saving, get a mortgage – big whoop. I find the whole process so dull, but the end result will be good – I can have a place for my kids to stay. It’s all so complicated. And solicitors are so crap when it comes to buying a house – what I went through last year was unbelievable.
They might pay me some real money! If anyone clicks the links, that is…I never do!
...or am I? It’s a very teleological goal, this one, and virtually impossible to measure – am I happier? Do I make other happier? Is happiness, like Aristotle’s ideas about Eudaimonia, how you measure it? Does that make me a better person? I might take this off my list…
I’m ok with wires – I’d only sit in bed with a laptop if I managed to achieve this goal, and that would make me stay up too late, and probably wake up with QWERTY face as well!
Every time I open it, I get confused – has anyone else out there read it? and if so, could they tell me what the hell is going on? I mean, I could just look it up on Wikipedia, but that would be cheating.
My mate Ollie and I are going to stop smoking in the car on the way to and from work (we carshare – or rather, he drives his and I pay him in cheese). Ok, we’ll smoke before and after the journey (a whole big 25 minutes each way), but it’s a start…
I’m just too skint to go out and buy it at the moment!
...after about 18 months off, courtesy of the tw*t on the M1 who didn’t know what brake lights looked like. Still got the coordination, but my swing has gone to pieces, and I never could putt in the first place :-)
...this probably is a bit dangerous…unless you had a super-cool treehouse, I guess…but I don’t!
Owww! I’ve been walking so much that I have shin splints! Good for the heart though – however, I’m f*cked if I’m eating breakfast cereal called things like “Don’t have a heart attack – eat me, I will make you better if you spend your money on me”. An English breakfast is the greatest thing in the world – and I’m not just saying that because I’m English – or am I? Anyway, for those of you have have never tried one – go for it.
Now I’ve started work again, I really need the calories – I have to walk two miles to my friend’s house to get a lift to work, so by the time I get to my desk, I’m starving!
Not that I’m religious, but it’s the foundation of Western literature – for example, you can’t really understand “Moby Dick” without having done this, even if you read commentaries and so forth. Plus, although some of it is a little dull, some of it is really great – I recently reread the story of Sampson and Delilah, and it was like an episode of Eastenders! A good way to try and do this is to get a version rewritten as prose – it’s a lot more readable than the New English version, never mind the King James version (which I honestly wouldn’t recommend to anyone attempting this goal).
Non-UK based 43ers – “Eastenders” is a very popular soap opera about working-class people making terrible life choices, and their ensuing misery. Enjoy schadenfreude? You’ll love this!
Get your glowsticks and gloves on – hardcore will never die!
...becaue I’m a total pedant! “Symbolically complex” is better. Sorry. Ok, I’m not sorry. In fact, screw it: “Au contraire: the passage appears allegorical, but the value-based reification, vis-a-vis imagerial contrast, is more symbolically complex”.
Oh God. I’m probably going to hell. But I still don’t think “complexly” is a real word.
I learnt when I was about 13, and went on a theatre tour to Belgium just after my GCSE exams. We learnt loads of other circus skills, like unicycling, stiltwalking and tighrope walking. I daresay my unicycling is a little rusty these days, though…
...have to start on Monday now – looks like this could be put back to Easter.
So are his other books – I just re-read “Misreadings” – very funny.
Haven’t got a start date for my new job yet, but will probably be a week on Monday – leaving me next week free to go to Wales!