Little Chef

Shaken and Stirred What’s the most elaborate, complicated meal you’ve ever cooked? Was it a triumph for the ages, or a colossal fiasco? Give us the behind-the-scenes story (pictures are welcome, of course). My most elaborate attempt at making a meal was doing a three course meal for my then partner Philippa, while in itself … Continue reading Little Chef


This will be my last update proper post for a few weeks save for possibly a Daily Post tomorrow, why I hear you ask? The clock is rapidly counting down to my bi-annual holiday abroad and this'll be my third trip to the wonderful isle of Cuba. After two years of pretty much misery and … Continue reading Countdown

For English, Press 1

Interesting and worthwhile comment there

According to Megan

I cannot tell you the amount of times that I hear people complaining about having to choose a language when they call into a company. “This is America. We speak English.” To be frank, America does NOT have an official language. Look it up. We don’t. Everyone says our official language is English, but it is not. Can certain states declare specific languages? Yes they can. However, this is not the issue I have. I don’t care what the official language is, nor do I care to discuss WHY we should or shouldn’t declare an official language.

My beef:

The people who complain that it takes them one extra step (so a whopping two seconds) to press a number to have a phone call in a specific language. One of the most frustrating things about my job is answering a call with a customer on the other line who barely…

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