Gary Roberts's blog

Talking To Frank

I believe it was either Salvador Dali or Deirdre from Corrie who said, "I don't do drugs. I am drugs." Yesterday, I was on the phone to a friend who took me step by step through his recent jaunt to Global Gathering, and I wasn't surprised to hear that over the 50-hour music festival, he had piled a cabinet’s worth of drugs down his throat. My question is why? Why do young guys like my friend, let's call him Frank, pump these illegal substances through their bodies with little to no knowledge of the hidden effects they are having?

Getting Paid

Does anyone else hate that the majority of work places pay their employees monthly? Just about the only recommendation for working for temping agencies is that you're paid weekly. It feels like a near-constant income; before you've had the chance to spend most of it over the weekend, it's just a few days until you're due another wad of the good stuff.