Work SUCKS – My Personal Life is Suffering!!!

Posted: September 27, 2011 in Musings, Work & Stuff

I love my job! Really I do, but at times, my job sucks!

It sucks because – it takes up so much time from my daily life. I mean, think about it, for a second, ok, you go to work and spend the next 8 hours with people you don’t necessarily like; doing something that (at times) you feel is a waste of goddamn time; for people who (at times) are fucking rude!!


But, such is life. We have rent and utilities, bills and insurance, food and (yeah, this is important) clothes to pay and to buy. You don’t work, you don’t pay. Simple really but – man!!

What I wouldn’t give to be able to take my laptop to the roof of my building (where the communal garden is) and simply sit and watch porn to my heart’s desire!!

Oh, OK! I was just kidding! Seriously, I was kidding! Well…

Yeah, yeah!! I was kidding!

But, just to be able to sit and write, to be able to read and comment on what all my buddies have had to say for the past – I don’t know – three fucking weeks without being rushed!! I miss WEbook, really I do. I miss the interaction. I miss having some time to myself. This partner bullshit isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.


Oh, yeah – that’s what I wanted to tell you guys ages ago. I made partner!! Isn’t that cool! It’s what I’ve wanted since I started working here at the ‘firm’. It’s what I strove for, what I wanted. Now, however, it’s such a drag! I have to ‘dress the part’ which is boring, I have to sit in on all the meetings that take place when we think of hiring or firing someone, I have to give that jackass in my ex-rival department work orders to execute and he looks at me with an expression of, ‘What if I don’t want to? What are you going to do then?’ look on his face.

That last little bit was sorted easily when I got him alone in the men’s bathroom (I was pissed, OK) and told him to either man up and take the work orders I give him and actually execute them with the due diligence that they deserve, or he could go and clean out his desk and fuck off.

Ahhh, I love the power!!

I’m just kidding! No, wait – I really do love the power! HAHAHA!!!!

I won’t abuse it though!! I’ve worked too long and too hard to have it taken from me because I went on some damn ego trip!!


OK, so, I’ve been lax in my posting and in my commenting and in my reading and in life in general! I haven’t been to the movies since – I don’t know when, I haven’t gone out to dinner in weeks and my love life is well – NON – FUCKING  EXISTENT!!!

I do have a few silver linings in my cloud build-up:

1. A darling friend of mine could quite possibly be coming to stay with me for a while for New Year. If not, well… OK. But, it is something to possibly look forward to!! I already have so much planned that we could do! I was even looking at kilts on display in a window the other day… Need I say more?

2. Another dear friend of mine, Harry, has invited me to go to Boston with him for this weekend!! He thinks I need a break and I think he just wants some company! We’ll be attending a concert of sorts on Friday and spend Saturday walking around, Sunday doing I don’t know what before we drive back on Monday morning!! Wow, that reminds me – I have to start packing!!

3. I’m thinking of buying an apartment; a two storey, four bedroom, two and a half bath, walk in closets, open-plan kitchen-dining- lounge room, study and pantry apartment because – well, I’ve been thinking about adding to the family. Adoption has come up but I was thinking more along the lines of ‘sperm donors anonymous’.


Oh well. So that’s what I look forward to.

Gotta go again, will post again soon!!


  1. James says:

    You know, Andi, our little WEbook group has transplanted itself to Facebook and you’re more than welcome to open an account, as private as you want it, and join in the fun. Yes, we do have fun from time to time.

    Here’s the link if you change your mind:

  2. andalibmarks says:

    Ah but where’s all the mystery if I go on FB?
    No thanks, I’ll stick to be facebook-less!!!

    You must tell me, darling, are you coming or not?!

    • James says:

      Honestly, if you can put me up or let me know of cheap but not flea-bitten accommodation, then I’ll get a flight late January.

      • andalibmarks says:

        How can you even ask me that??!!
        You are more than welcome to park your bagpipes in my apartment!! The guest bedroom is absolutely not flea-bitten, plus, I won’t charge you for bed and board.
        You won’t have to pay cash anyway!! I do accept chocolate, flowers and any kind of favours.
        And, unless you want to give me tips for my lingerie dancing, your stay will be free!!


  3. nrhatch says:

    I almost feel as if commenting will make this a menage a trois! 😆

    Congrats on the partnership! The pending apartment purchase! And the possible baby-to-be on the horizon! Wow! Wow! Wow!

    And I’ll keep my fingers crossed that Jimbo sails across the Atlantic wearing a kilt for you!

  4. andalibmarks says:

    Good one Nancy!!
    Thanks! I’m looking forward to all of the abovementioned highlights!!
    I’ve made an offer on the apartment and the estate agent tells me it’s a good one so, we’ll just have to wait and see!!
    As for the baby, I thought ‘why not?’ I could do it!!


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