THE FOLLOWING ARE NOTES FOR LECTURES GIVEN AT NEW COLLEGE, BIRMINGHAM. I AM NOT AN EXPERT AND BOOKS WILL BE CREDITED TO SHOW WHERE MY INFORMATION IS COMING FROM. IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS, COMMENT ON THIS POST AND I WILL TRY MY BEST TO ANSWER. ~*~ Lecture 9 will focus on the changes that occur politically…
Recently I read an article which described an American Masters-degree holding jobseeker who, in order to grasp what his competition looked like, put a fake job listing on craigslist. Within 24 hours he had received over 600 applications. The people he was expecting for his run of the mill job were graduates, high schoolers, etc….
So recently I’ve been pining over travel. I used to believe I was one of those people to attend university only to drop out part way for some awesome opportunity and adventure. It turned out that a friend got that whilst I became more the academic, grounded by the heavens to stay in the UK….
My first recollection of The West Wing was as a trailer on a Friends video. Yes, that long ago, and yes, I wasn’t in the loop. In fact I didn’t ever see an episode until about 2 months ago. Since then I have seen all 7 seasons, every episode, plus a few extras.
I have not really been a comic kinda girl but there are a few which have made me smile 9 times out of 10. I thought I would share a couple with you, and publicise a brand new one created by a very cool friend of mine.