Browsing All Posts published on »September, 2008«

If all the World was a Stage

September 28, 2008


Apparently there’s a reason why little girls love their Barbie dolls and the little (and not-so-little) boys adore their car-sets. For the very same reason, the loveless turn to romance novels for reprieve and the bored-with-their-lives seek refuge indulging in the lives of others. Turns out it’s human nature to hunt down and cling on […]

For a Rose would Smell as Sweet…

September 21, 2008


I suppose the biggest hurdle an entrepreneur must overcome is the task of assigning a name to his/her brainchild. Some just can’t be bothered I’m guessing; just replacing the preceding article and capitalizing (the grammatical, not the political term..relax) the noun will suffice. ‘A shop’ will be elevated in rank to ‘The (pronounced ‘thee’ for […]

You know you’re unemployed when…

September 17, 2008


– You know the names of all the CNN anchors, including the weather reporters. – The concept of a new chore is appealing. – You become overly bummed-out when you reach the last page of the ‘Appointments’ supplement. – A pigeon smashing against your window is the highlight of your day. – Finding that missing […]

Bummed-out Buyer

September 9, 2008


Two weeks ago I was flipping through the TV, for want of something better to do (cut me some slack, i’m unemployed) when I found Oprah half-way through one of her advertising stints; the one she likes to call ‘My Favourite Things.’ Brownies, Flab-hiding tights and some sort of stationery item later, I finally got […]

Birdy Birdy Go Away…

September 2, 2008


I was half-way through another blog entry when an exceptionally loud THUD almost shocked my young and fruitless life out of me. Turns out a pigeon had misconstrued my apparently spotless window for the pearly gates leading into my living room. Now i’m not a fan of birds in general, but I think if Forbes […]