Monthly Archives: March 2013

Middling Friday

It’s probably not a good sign when you spend a lot of your date thinking about how you will describe it in your blog. I finally met the Man from the Internet today. We messaged each other about six times … Continue reading

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Connor, Authority and Snow

I may have to write another post about the Hall Ball. Someone reminded me today that I had called the Warden a Buttercup at the Ball. And that was relatively early in the night. I had completely forgotten. I also … Continue reading

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A Quivering Wreck

I was giving my last lecture to the trainee teachers today. I’m very pleased with the course. It’s not often that a PhD student would be told to invent a postgraduate-level course on topics of their own choosing and teach … Continue reading

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King of My Castle

This morning, I got a letter in a familiar envelope. It was from the Revenue Commissioners. I owe them €1085 (or possibly €1058) since last October, and I opened the letter a bit fearfully. The contents made me smile. It … Continue reading

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Four Days

Wednesday night   At the end of my last post on Wednesday evening, I had reached the end of my tether and was going to an Overeaters Anonymous meeting.   I went to the meeting. And I was nervous as … Continue reading

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My tether has an end

I’ve spent a significant amount of time for the last four or five days researching Overeaters Anonymous on the internet. And at 7:30 this evening, I’m going to go to a meeting. My last attempt at being on a diet … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Night Out

I woke up with a banging headache sometime around 1:45 this afternoon. I gingerly looked around my flat to check just how drunk I got last night. I must have been fairly drunk because my jeans and underpants were lying … Continue reading

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