Monthly Archives: September 2011

Grabbing colour

Hey you – yes you, over there in the cubicle, snatching a quick break to find inspiration from the mundane on this far corner of the internet. You’re searching for something to keep you sane during your 16-hour day – … Continue reading

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A quick catch up…

Sorry to anyone following the daily task or treat – I’ve been remiss for days. I have a really good excuse though – I’ve started a new business and launched the website. This project has been on a slow boil … Continue reading

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taskortreat #9

Today’s task: Go to an avante garde or an independent film or, at the very least, a film. If you’re really game, choose to watch one with subtitles. I’ve noticed that in some of these trendy, off-kilter cinemas they even … Continue reading

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Finding Time

I am always looking for time… To write To think To do laundry To eat Sometimes I find it, crammed in between doing the dishes and sitting down to eat dinner or walking between meetings or grocery stores. I think … Continue reading

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Behind the 8-ball

Ok, so a quick update on taskortreat Friday was as follows: Get dressed up. Shut up and do it. Go to a champagne bar and drink a glass of champagne. Gerty’s interpretation: Go in workboots and jeans to the nearest … Continue reading

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Try again. (and taskortreat #4)

There’s one characteristic I prize above any other; it’s fundamental to who we are. Without it, we don’t survive. Without it, we don’t keep trying. It’s not our ability to love, hate, think, invent or reason. It’s resilience. We fail. … Continue reading

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Yes – I know I’m stupid

Dear world (and any smug, self-important, pretentious, puffed pigeon pillocks who scuttle through it) I invite you, again, to lean over me simultaneously spouting demands and defamatory remarks about my intelligence. I ask you to kindly spit in my face, … Continue reading

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