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Don't eat sardines at your desk: the office guide to modern manners

Let me being by confessing that I don’t work in an office much any more. These days I’m free to make my own office rules. But I did a quick ask-around to find out what bothers people most about sharing their office space. 572 more words


Dining a la Diplomat

My first time dining with colleagues, I was actually amused at my knowledge of forks, spoons and everything else on the table. Useless on so many levels, and yet handy on others. 173 more words


Commuter Conundrum

I’m sat in Uni writing this post, sheltering from the stormy weather before I embark upon the hellish train journey home. I was only in 1-3 today which is a rarity in itself, so the next train home is 15:49. 339 more words


I’ll admit that I’m not very good a decent conversation. I’ve always been apt to run at the mouth a bit! I just get so excited about a topic or idea that I can’t stop talking about it. 126 more words

Monday Musings: When Seeking Excellence in a Dining Companion

I am an old soul. A nostalgic of excruciating terms. I am basically a cranky old bastard of 81 in a 23-year-old’s body.

I once met a man who told me that he hated it when people were slow about ordering and eating at a restaurant. 830 more words

On Skin Cancer Etiquette

About six months ago, I noticed a funny-looking mole on the calf of somebody close to me. It was misshapen, it had no border and it was made up of different shades of brown. 487 more words


Quote of the Day

You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you do not trust enough.

—Frank Crane