You will never find a more wretched hive of ponies and buttercups.

The Best of The Week

2018 Nov 27

10 minutes: Twice as nice.

They both showed up. We were only looking to hire one teacher for the position. I guess they were both looking for work, and we could negotiate similar contracts with the both of them.

They could fill out our roster quite nicely. Both well-qualified, respectable histories, poised, dignified. They would help lend an air of elegance to our institute. Perfect for suburban parents looking to spend their disposable income on some classy education for their kids, looking to add extra bullet points to their college applications no doubt.

Not something we could actually advertise of course.

It was just unspoken that they were getting more than just a few lessons from our teachers. They were getting points that could possibly boost the future earning potential of their kids.

But our new hires were ready. Both had teaching experience…

I don't like redheads!
Physically, chemically, sexually, I wanted you. I didn't have words yet to frame those concepts.

He gave me his

Operation Rich Peasants

I'm a hoarder. I don't just mean "I collect stuff" or "I couldn't be arsed with the housework this week LOL" but a proper "let's put this freak on a TV show" hoarder. I've been working on this for years. Counselling, CBT, regular sessions where my friends come over and help me sort through my stuff.

As I've improved - and by 'improved' I mean that most days you can see floor space big enough to…

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