And for once?
I’ve not got an interview.
Well, to be blunt, I’ planning on heading over to my mothers: so I can use my kid sister’s printer.
It strikes me that the world is increasingly online, today. Applying for jobs online is the way things are going.
But having a few paper copies of my CV around?
Could be useful.
I don’t think yesterday’s interview went especially well.
Oh, I think the interview part went well.
I don’t think I got the job, though: the interviewer told me he’d be contacting successful candidates by 2 O’clock, yesterday afternoon.
Which he didn’t.
I’ve got mixed feelings, there.
It was a full time gig, in London. Which has it’s appeal.
But on the other hand? It ALSO had some very early starts!
And would have cost a fortune in transport costs!
But let’s move on, shall we?
Yesterday’s Teaser saw Olga* and Debbi† putting in their answers: with both scoring five out of five.
Let’s see how everyone does with today’s questions, shall we?
Q1) The world’s first commercial nuclear power plant was demolished: on 29th September, 2007. What was it called?
Q2) Whose 14th Symphony debuted in Leningrad, on 29th September, 1969: Mussorgsky’s, Shostakovich’s or Rimsky-Kosakov’s?
Q3) 29th September is the Feast of Saint Michael and All Angels. It’s also known as what: Roodmas, Lammas or Michaelmas?
Q4) 29th September, 2010, saw the death of actor, Tony Curtis. In which film did he play Antoninus?
Q5) Finally … the cornerstone of Washington National Cathedral was laid: on 29th September, 1907. The church is dedicated to two saints. Name either.
Here’s yesterday’s questions and answers …
Q1) Which noted philosopher was born: on 28th September, 551 BC?A1) Confucius.
Q2) Riots broke out in Jerusalem: on 28th September, 2000. When hardline Jewish politician, Ariel Sharon, visited where?A2) The Al-Aqsa Mosque. (It’s also called the Temple Mount, by devout Jews.)
Q3) 500, 000 Ulster protestants signed the Ulster Covenant: on 28th September, 1912. The signees was protesting against what: Irish Home Rule, the Easter Uprising or Canada’s dominion status?A3) Irish Home Rule.
Q4) The Falcon 1, the first privately operated spacecraft, was launched: on 28th September, 2008. By a company called what?A4) SpaceX.
Q5) Finally … A High Court Judge declared the Miner’s Strike of 1984/5, illegal: on 28th September, 1984. Because the Miners union had neglected to hold a what?A5) A ballot.
I’ll leave you with this observation …
“Stop quoting laws, we carry weapons!”Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus, also known as Pompey the Great, 29 September 106 BC – 29 September 48 BC.
And this tune …
Have a good day … !
* Oh, my pleasure, Olga! (I’ve got another planned for a few days time …)
† I don’t think I’m made too much of an impression, Debbi: I’ve got mixed feelings about interview. Still … onwards and upwards …