"Children learn through play; adults play through art" Brian Eno
Yay to the Gig Economy George, show those less fortunate and talented than you how it's done. Never mind Tebbit's get on your bike, clearly we all need to get on our Osborne inspired rockets. Eat that slackers. F. Y. the precariat George is on a roll
Well the state of my kitchen sink is something else today. I forgot to oil the Linda McCartney's and inadvertently created an artwork whilst I was at it. Couldn't help it, anyway Brian Eno says that all 'non-essential' acts are art and burning food is non-essential, so it counts. Mary Kelly started it with her 'Post Partum Document' in the 70s so what she said and did on that front. Anyway I was SO distracted by George O's wonderful news, Chappiekins is now a newspaper editor to add to his ever-expanding list of talents.
His family must be so very proud of him; all that investment in his expensive private education is really paying off. Go, Go, George Osborne, clearly it's not an error that his initials are G. O. (disturbingly close to G.M.O. but that consultancy will be announced shortly). G. O. is not content with doing one job, he feels totally able to take on three or four. Superman and Batman are now quaking in their super hero reinforced Lycra pants at the mere thought of this macho super human cultural achievement. Wow, he's mastered so many complex careers in one lifetime. Yay to the Gig Economy George, show those less fortunate and talented than you how it's done. Never mind Tebbit's get on your bike, clearly we all need to get on our Osborne inspired rockets. Eat that slackers. F. Y. the precariat George is on a role (multiple in fact) and he doesn't care who knows it.
I so hope he's not married with children though because I am genuinely concerned that he's taken on a tad too much to uphold the family values conservative vibe thang. Imagine the therapy sessions of the future, filled with familial cries of 'you were never there' him fielding them with 'I was a member of Parliament/Newspaper Editor/High flying consultant'/VIP stylee Dude and super busy with other priorities. I was so IMPORTANT In short my doing was a heck of a lot more important than my being with you lot. Work life balance anyone, although if he's not married with kids I guess it's okay.
I am a bit troubled on the PR front too, who is actually advising this man? Has he/they forgotten that he has previously asked us all to reign in our indulgent selves and plump for austerity, for our own good and for the good of our Country? Seems a tad over indulgent when you are closing hospitals, cutting funding in education and decimating the arts to have four or maybe five very well paid positions all to yourself. Not to mention the unemployed writers and journalists who are struggling to find work and there you go outsmarting all of them and gobbling that prime piece of work steak all to yourself. Sharing is part of the zeitgiest George, or where you too busy/Grinchy to collect that memo.
Not sure how this is going to play out in Parliament either, aren't politicians barred from working for newspapers for reasons of political bias? Shout out to the 'BIG LOLZ' on that ethical issue OBVS and I'm sure you and the team will thrust your way through that moral quagmire. The thing is George, as any Mother will tell you 'actions have consequences' (forget the sausage and it burns etc.) and your quadruple moonlighting might not go unnoticed. Constituency is not a silly word that you can skate over and the chances of you being re-elected after this might be slimmer, that's probably why you've chosen to edit a newspaper, lining up your Murdoch inspired next move. I would though also caution against personal burn out if you were my boy. It's better to do one job really well (that's enough of a challenge for most people) than quite a few very badly. I'm sure you've got this and the staff to maintain your public uprightness (you are exceptionally well blessed and privileged after all) but please absorb my fine art work on the burnt sausage as a cautionary visual tale. I wouldn't want this burnt out sausage thing to happen to you. But yeah, Go George Osborne, just GO!
A lively, thought-provoking piece that had me LOLing throughout, @Eugenie Arrowsmith Pepper (EugenieAP)@
Interestingly, that mace-swinging, dog-strangling Tarzan of a man, Michael Heseltine was defending our George to the hilt on R4's 'Any Questions' yesterday. Has the world gone mad? Here is yet more evidence...