Month: October 2007

Back.

I am finally back in Hamburg, after 10 days in Tunisia. The vacation was fantastic, if a little… interesting. I went with my little sister, and we saw a lot of the country, were hosted by my sister’s lovely friend…

Time to go….

…..but I hope to be back sometime later with a post on how women can get into the trades. In the meantime, this has been a real interesting week! And zuzu? Best of luck in the job hunt. I still…

Movie break

Enjoy this scene from The Warriors. This is the big fight scene in what is ostensibly the Union Square station, but what is actually the Hoyt-Schermerhorn station in Brooklyn. Times have changed. I’m in both of those stations regularly, and…

Music break

Because I heard this song in a bar the other day, and because Cass Elliot was awesome. Also, Dickie Smothers? Kinda hot.

Mind The Gap

This shocking report from the Guardian about young child workers in India “have been found working in a textile factory in conditions close to slavery to produce clothes that appear destined for Gap Kids, one of the most successful arms…

Guilty As Charged?

In the same vein as La Lubu, a comment is an inspiration for this post. In my previous post about Firestone, one comment stuck out to me the most. In response to the question (““Does pregnancy or sex comes first…

FYI

Since I have been laid off, this is my last day at my current job. I’m leaving on good terms, despite having a psycho bully as one boss; the other, a much nicer fellow, just took me out for a…