Saturday, 8 October 2016

Sunday post 44; It's Monday What are you reading? 30


The Sunday Post - a chance for a natter and a catch-up - is hosted by Kimba here: http://caffeinatedbookreviewer.com/ and It's Monday! What are you reading? is now hosted by Kathryn over here: http://bookdate.blogspot.co.nz/

It's been a couple of weeks since I did one of these posts. There's something disheartening about sitting down to write one and realising it's essentially the same thing over and over again. I'm still looking for a job. I had .... six? rejections last week, I think?

Spawn has been on school holidays but heads back tomorrow.

I've applied for benefits but the wheels of bureaucracy grind exceedingly slow.

I've done one short reviews post, and I have a couple more posts lined up this week - another short reviews one, and a review of The Secret Life of Pets which I took spawn to in the first week of the holidays.

So. I'm applying for jobs, applying for benefits, trying to fill my days as best I can at the moment.

Up next reading-wise is the audiobook of This Census-Taker by China Mieville, that I'm co-reading with Jodie from https://ladybusiness.dreamwidth.org/

How about you? How's your week? What are you reading?

8 comments:

  1. Keep at it, I know it's disheartening but the perfect job is out there for you. *fingers crossed* this is your week!

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  2. Oh I hope you find something soon. I won't mention that it took me years, but... I did have bits and pieces of work in between so was fortunate to get the contract stuff. My position's only temporary though and up in February (and now I have a mortgage again) I need to start thinking about what's next.

    I hope you've enjoyed school holidays, though suspect you're looking forward to school starting!

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  3. The Secret Life of Pets was supposed to be pretty good. And China Mieville I've heard of but never read...

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  4. I understand what you mean about the monotony of these posts. I have the same issue. Some weeks I'm like nothing new, same thing as last week. Oh well....I'll be thinking of you this week as you continue to look for a job. It's never easy, is it? We took little man to see The Secret Life of Pets this summer too and he really enjoyed it. Hope you have a great week!
    My Sunday Post

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  5. Keep a stiff upper lip. That perfect job is just waiting for you to find it. :-)
    sherry @ fundinmental My Sunday Memes

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  6. Sorry about the job hunt and hoping something fantastic is just around the corner!

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  7. Good luck with your job hunt. Sending good energies to you. Have a wonderful week. :)

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  8. Kimba: Thank you :)

    Deborah: I'm definitely in the "disheartened" phase right now.

    Greg: It was a fun movie. China Mieville is great, but definitely an acquired taste.

    Lillian: It's definitely hard sometimes. Thank you :)

    Sherry: Hopefully! Thank you :)

    Nise: It's frustrating for sure. Thank you :)

    La La: Thank you! I need all the positive energy I can get at the moment.

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