While you were Brexiting…

I guess I’ve avoided posting anything the last week or so, as people have been preoccupied with the Brexit referendum. I too have been keeping abreast of the situation, but it’s been hard to find some more level headed insights into the situation. Some of the material on social media has been so over the top, hyperbolic, it’s good to get back down to earth:

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It’s all VERY stirring.

But in all seriousness, it’s been a pretty rough week for us all. I’m not a citizen of Her Majesty’s Pigsty, but having spent 6 years over there, I have felt a certain sense of sadness about the current situation.

And yet, life goes on. I’m still on the hunt for substitutes to fill in for the choir at church, as always. Posting ads on various Facebook groups tends to stir a bit of interest, but in checking my email after putting them up, I always get a sense of dread, anxiety. It’s not that I’m worried that nobody qualified will turn up, but rather it’s the slew of emails that use one or another ploy to grab my attention. Without fail, singers will send emails with a pre-formatted letter of interest layout, as if they’ve attended a seminar by a motivational speaker on how to get your foot in the door.

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If you’re still wondering how stupid people can possibly be at voting booths, try auditioning some choral singers.


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