Browsing All posts tagged under »workaholic«

You Can’t Get Scurvy if You Drink This Much Juice

April 18, 2013 by


I hate being interrupted when I’m writing. And okay, I’m writing all the time at the moment. And I do enjoy spending time with my friends. But I was halfway through punching someone when I was dragged away from my laptop last night so I was stuck in this weird sort of limbo place where […]

I Didn’t JUMP to Conclusions, I Took a Tiny Step and There Conclusions Were

January 8, 2013 by


Tuesday is the perfect, most excellent day of the week. Mostly because it’s the first time I get to write since before Christmas. When I went on holidays I decided that the first week back would be Arbitrary Admin Week (or Aaw as Rick has been referring to it). This worked remarkably well at stopping […]

Am Declaring Holidays. Ready? Go!

December 24, 2012 by


I am on holidays now. This means I’m not working. Technically. I am getting better at it. On Saturday I accidentally worked the first half but then I realised what I was doing and spent the rest building LEGO. And yesterday — I had naps! If I maintain this not-working streak I’ll be posting holiday […]

Asimov Was Right

August 1, 2012 by


Arkem: I’m trying to spray you. Me: Am I being bad? Arkem: You’re working again. Me: Oh. I am. Sorry. Arkem: It’s okay. Recidivist tendencies are expected in your case. But not while you’re on parole. Me: I’m on parole? Arkem: It’s night time. Me: But that’s when my recidivist tendencies are at their worst. […]


October 11, 2011 by


Rick: How’s it going? Me: Um… realising I’m a workaholic? Rick: Heh. Worked out how far you are ahead? Me: Yeah. Rick: So what are you going to do with your enforced two months off? Me: Not! Rick: Pan-less? Me: Haven’t finished! Can’t! Words! Rick: (don’t explode) Me: Yeah. God. I started to think about […]