tHe wEEk tHAt wAs (16.2020)

Last week was the 5th week of working from home. The cheerful confirmations from senior management that we as an institution have an important part to play in responding to and eventually helping recovery from this crisis don’t seem to be filtering down to my team. This was the first week that several people admitted… Continue reading tHe wEEk tHAt wAs (16.2020)

The first week of 2020

Yes it's that time of year when people make resolutions that they don't keep. I'm going to break it down smaller, and try and set myself things to think about and do each month. Having had another spell of ill heath at the end of 2019, I'm starting 2020 with a commitment to building up… Continue reading The first week of 2020

Books, books, books, and theatre

One thing about our Walk the Lines project was getting to know which suburbs of London have the charity shops with the best selection of books for sale. On Saturday we were heading out to Hammersmith to go to a play, but we went early because we remembered a street with a concentration of charity… Continue reading Books, books, books, and theatre

Reasons to be cheerful #3

I head back to work tomorrow after three weeks of mandated sick leave to recover from a chest infection (or possibly whooping cough, or I ever get the blood test results), so it may be a strange time to reflect on reasons to be cheerful but here goes. 1. Listening to music with headphones Mostly… Continue reading Reasons to be cheerful #3