Oh My GIF: London Living

Being from another city, living and working in London can be trying. What’s even more trying, is finding a job in writing, with an unsurprising background in English Literature. Below are 10 light-hearted jabs about the quirks of living and working in London.

 

1. Trudging through job sites, preparing for some bureaucratic ass-kissing.

Of course, I want to work for you, Generic Company #6.

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2. Being rejected for the umpteenth time.

Numbness is normal, right?

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3. Resorting to working for free.

Eating is overrated anyway.

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4. Having to write an essay and have five years’ experience for an unpaid internship.

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5. Writing for obscure online publications.

Got to love dealing with a sassy editor when you’re unpaid.

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6. Being told that you nearly got the job, but you didn’t.

Care to elaborate on that?

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7. Remembering that, yes, you can spell when someone questions your language skills.

I do have a bachelors, masters and CELTA qualification, don’t I?

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8. Being told to be both unique and average with your writing style.

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9. Questioning your sanity, you are ready to give up and leave the city…

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10. …before London reels you back in with an ass-shaking, guitar shredding busker.

Suddenly, you need ALL of the money.

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