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Having a full-time day job is weird...
Fire & Water
By which I mean, my co-workers are amiable, interesting human beings. THAT ALMOST NEVER HAPPENS. We get to wear casual dress and go home half an hour early on Fridays. Biscuits, cake, and chocolate bars are perpetually being passed around the office, having been brought in by some kind someone-or-other. People are forever asking if you want them to get you some coffee or tea while they're up getting something from the kitchenette. Vive la France.

In other news, the full TOC for Dark Mountain Journal is now posted on the Project's blog. Thanks to everyone who contributed by reserving a copy, they've also managed to meet their fundraising goal for the first issue!

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I've never been a temp before, so perhaps I've been extraordinarily lucky in my first go. They treat me like I'm just like the rest of them (i.e. normal permanent staff), and they're even talking about keeping me on for as long as possible (i.e. till some real job pulls me away or I exhaust all my visa options in this country, I guess).

I'm sorry I'm so crap and haven't given you feedback on the Gawain poems yet; this job has messed with my ability to do even things I enjoy because my brainspace is full of numbers and speculation about my new environment. It distracts me.

Well, dropping in on a weekday is out, unless it's after 5:30 PM...I'm back in York on the 26th, although I'll be busy for a good portion of the day, especially if it turns out I can go print off the Ph.D. right after the supervision and then book it out to campus for binding and submission. I'll let you know how that goes!

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