It may as well be. The new job is exciting, stimulating and completely alien to me. Spent a predictable half a day persuading IT to give me access to everything I need to have access to (this battle is ongoing).
First interaction with programme producer: hello. Are you literate?
Z: am I... Literate?
Producer: yes. Literate. Can you spell? Do you know where apostrophes go?
Z: um. Yes.
Producer: well have a look at this then. Have I got it right? It's about to go on air.
I think this is going to be a tough team to crack.
I didn't even have time to speak to my new boss. I have another 24 hours of induction before I am let loose and I'm still terrified. And the emails! I have an email lake. I am swimming in a sea of virtual notes about running orders, interview opportunities, breaking news. Fuck knows what I am supposed to do with them all. With a bit of luck I'll find out shortly.