Well actually I won't be 60 soon, however I do appreciate it'll be soon enough. As life is all too short and busy, I've been trying to be kind to myself, generally hang in there, and not, for want of a more elegant phrase, do my own head in trying to be all things to
As you are no doubt aware, I'm someone who's expended a lot of effort trying to help people who experience stress and burnout at work stay sane when they are stuck in the same job that drove them around the bend in the first place. Ironically I have finally done the thing that I was
Here's my list of useful articles and resources. Give it an visit - and if you've got anything you'd like to share, give me a shout and I'll add it. Resources
Greetings! In this instance, there isn't any falling over, however that isn't for the want of trying... Take it away, George Gideon Osborne!
Let's face it, work sometimes sucks. If you find you're surrendering to creeping panic, here's a few things I've found useful to stifle the screaming ab-dabs. I've tried to encompass things that have helped when I've been in jobs where I've had little control over my time as well as the jobs where I have
Not taking credit for the design, but I did copy it with my own fair hand...in emulsion tester pots.
So...in the name of self care not just being about making sure that you don't smell like Satan's gusset* , I'm going to doing the Coffee (tea) and Good Book reading challenge for 2017. I looked at doing it last year, but obviously that went a little 'boobies aloft'. If I plan it properly, I'll
Generally my dreams are a load of tripe: for example, the one about trying to catch pigs in a flooded field whilst carrying a washing machine. Whilst being chased by anthromorphic articulated lorries*. This was a particular stand out in my catalogue of anxiety-ridden sleep time brain vomitings. Last night I had an epiphany. Does
Howdy Duffer Lovers, time to stick my head over the parapet once more. I know things have been quiet but things have been changing (mostly for the better) here at Duffer Towers, and it's safe to say that I've/We've been hella busy. So... Christening Moved house (Finally!!! It has a garden!!! And space!!) Changed contracts
https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2016/jul/18/billy-name-andy-warhol-factory-photographer-dies-76 His capture of the comings and goings at Andy Warhol's Factory was fascinating, so if you're into that era, try to get a look at his work.