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Spank me...

Sorry, been at it again. I just can't stay away !

I think I might be adicticted, it's so cheap at only 39,323.90 USD (28K UKP. Cheaper than a Skyline !).
Doesn't fly though.

Job offer of the week II

Well, that'll teach me to call it quits before Friday - I'm going to see a company in Tytherington who want to bring some ColdFusion skills in house rather than using conractors.

And they found me all by them selves via my CV site :-)

Woot !

Job offer of the week

Offer of the week is a random call regarding me being a ColdFusion consultant for a company who needs their in house CF app. babysitting.

Could be very cool, and I may even get that certification :-)

Agency promises to phone back tommorow with more details

Remind me why I allow the government to steal [1] again ?

At the Job Centre last year:

Last year: "No, you can't have any dole money. You didn't pay enough NI in the last two complete tax years[2]."

... a new tax year sarts ...

At the Job Centre today:

Them: "Our tax years run January to January."

Me: "Ok, so I should have asked then then[3]. Do I qualify now ?"

Them: "No. It's taken from when you applied."

Me: "So if I hadn't told you I was laid off till now ..."

Them: "You'd probably get some money.[4]"

For fucks sake ! They take a huge chunk out of my pay packet, and I can't get any of it back ! What exactly was the point ? I'd have been better of being paid cash in hand and throwing 20% away ! Arghhh... !

Is it actualy illegal to be paid cash in hand, do your own tax, and not pay any NI ?

[1] Or take my money for no reason. Whichever you prefer.

[2] I was a student for half of one of them. So couldn't.

[3] Repeat this and previous line 3 times.

[4] Notice how this means even though I qualify for the money, I can't actualy have it, because I followed the rules and told them as soon as I was laid off.

So the morale is - leave telling the government your unemployed as long as possable.

The docs

Oh well,

He thinks I may have a virus... he prescribed to me a nasal inhaler to take 2 times a day & told me to inhale hot water & crystals 4 or 5 times a day (so that looks like twice a day then). I also asked for a repeat prescription but apparently he isn't prepared to give it to me.

My symtoms should clear up in 2 to 3 weeks if they don't I should go back.... we'll wait & see. My nose is better but my ears are still completely blocked.

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