WordPress, ITU, Blog, Career, Coffee, So It Goes

incal-moebiusYesterday or the day before, I  started to notice that the WordPress media uploader has changed along with a few other things like the toolbar in edit mode (where IS “indent”?)  The the new uploader is particularly horrible and slow, so thanks for that guys.

The ITU meeting in Dubai has been hitting the headlines recently and I’m still trying to figure out what it all means.  Apart from Putin trying to put on the squeeze and Google throwing a wobbly, it’s not easy to sort through all the jargon and double-talk.

Apart from the odd lousy limerick from me, I’ve been separating the TechieTalk postings which are my published newspaper clippings from the .tek postings that only appear on my blog.  This is so I have a record of everything I write that has been published and makes it easier to send links to editors and potential employers.  This is a good thing, because yesterday I got this-


Dear Roy

Thank you for your application for the position of  Editorial Work Experience here at Guardian News & Media Ltd.

Your application has been reviewed by the appropriate line managers and editors within the business. Unfortunately, we have decided not to take your application any further at this stage. We recognize this may come as a disappointment.

Please note that the competition for work experience was intense. We we received over 500 applications of an excellent standard for this scheme. Due to the number of applications received, we are not able to offer feedback to those who were unsuccessful at application stage.

The next round of editorial work experience will open for applications in late February, at which point you are welcome to apply again.

Please allow us to wish you every success for the future and thank you once again for taking the time and trouble to apply for work experience at the Guardian.

Yours sincerely

GNM HR Department
Please note that this email address will not generate a reply

Lately, I’ve been mixing Nesquik with Nescafe Gold Blend instant coffee and low fat milk instead of the usual breakfast of diet Red Bull.  Mmm, breakfast of cha-, hey do you think Iced Argento is a little unhealthy?  I don’t know, but good morning from the warm (and windy) Island of Mauritius.  It feels about 27 degrees C right now. Got some work to do, so later.

*The rather appropriate picture for this post comes from the pages of the Incal comic book by Alejandro Jodorowsky and Moebius.  

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