November 17th, 2009

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On the tube home there was a shouty sweary drunken man drinking something through a straw. Some Chinese men got on and sat opposite him, and then hurriedly moved when he shouted "fyareeargh!" at them. Then a student type got on and sat opposite him, and he leaned over and politely and coherently asked the student what time it was. As though he had somewhere to go

I'm watching the American Apprentice, and they make the UK contestants look like [whomever a good businessperson is]. One of them was late for a meeting, because he thought there wouldn't be traffic. In Manhattan.

ETA: Oh, and a Project Manager who seems to be deliberately sabotaging his team out of spite. Nice.
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The news is stupid today. Big surprise there, obv.

When will these so-called 'doctors' find a cure for the real problems:

"This research is really quite exciting for women with loving partners whose loss of libido is a physical thing. But it is not going to fix a broken relationship or help with looking after the kids or cleaning the house."


Also, £50m revamp for 'worst stations'. On the face of it, excellent, but we're told that "The money will be spent on improving facilities such as car parks and shops."

A large part of Manchester Victoria is closed off because the glass roof isn't safe. One of Manchester's finest Victorian buildings is in a severe state of disrepair, and getting worse. So obviously, what they need is a branch of Claire's Accessories.