I had a dream that I was working in Private Office, that's a minister's office in a government department. It was BIS where I work now except that the minister was Andy Burnham who's Labour so not in office. I was working on something when a question came round about the number of analyst we needed in the department. As an analyst I felt I knew something on this matter so I went to have a word with the minister. There were a number of us round the table which included a current colleague and a guy called John. I used to roleplay with John at the Guide of Melee and Magic in Catford about 15 years ago. In the dream he was selling some pictures for a Christian charity. I wasn't too keen but everyone was putting money in so I felt obliged. Most of them looked like children's drawings but I got one of two small plastic cyclists in a Lego landscape. It was obvious that the setting was France, John and I exchanged a few words about living there (although I've no recollection of him ever having done so). Then I started to talk to the minister about the number of analysts he needed and he seemed terribly keen to have quite a lot. He illustrated this with an analogy which started, "If Cthulhu was getting rid of carpenters ..."
And then I woke up.