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Goodbye to Cluster [20080409|16:04]
Mad Scientess Jane Expat
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As of 1 April, I officially stopped working on the Cluster mission.

To thank me, my managers bought me a bottle of this (the divinely sippable Ardbeg 'Airigh Nam Beist') and a bottle of this (the eminently guzzlable Highland Park 12 year old), which I think shows how well they know me.

I had to fill out a self-assessment form for my annual performance review today. I think this is the first time in my life I've dared to rank myself at the top of an achievement scale.

They agreed with me.

I know these forms are fairly meaningless. It'll get filed away in some adminstrative office cabinet and no one will ever look at it again. But it meant something to me, to insist to others that I did something, and I did it exceptionally well.

I'll be raising a glass of Beast to my Cluster efforts tonight.
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[User Picture]From: ursarctous
2008-04-09 15:37 (UTC)
hurray for you! xx
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2008-04-10 08:32 (UTC)
Thank you! I'm feeling quite buoyant at the moment.
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2008-04-10 08:33 (UTC)
Standing up for myself: Something I should practise more often. That, and piratical howling.
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[User Picture]From: danaid_luv
2008-04-09 17:16 (UTC)
Good on you for acknowledging your own high merit. *raises glass*
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2008-04-10 08:34 (UTC)
Thank you! It's taken thirty years, but I finally seem to have something resembling self-esteem. Wow.
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From: tdj
2008-04-10 02:16 (UTC)
When next I tipple, I'll do the same. Well played, ma'am.
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2008-04-10 08:37 (UTC)
Very kind of you, sir. Thanks!
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