Category Archives: Observations

Going back, looking forward

…’if you were a time traveller, and travelled back from today to 1980, how would you describe the technology of the future?’ read the cartoon. ‘Robots battling on tv, banning the use of lasers against airplanes or endlessly using the … Continue reading

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The ball is round…

Another weekend has passed, with, for those watching the football (UEFA EURO 2020), another penalty shoot-out It has been a very close competition, with some great matches, with leadership being shown both on and off the pitch by the teams. … Continue reading

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Midsummer starts

It is just past mid-summer and although the longest days are supposedly behind us, dawn is still starting at 4 am. It is frightfully early, sometimes tiring, albeit a welcome change from the dreary mornings in November. I was reminded … Continue reading

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… do you want fries with that?

This week I spent a day cooking over 200 burgers and the same in sausages, as an event volunteer. I even got called ‘chef’ as one point, which I thought was a bit of a stretch, but ran with it. … Continue reading

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Management by instant message

Last week seemed to be a reset week. There was a reset on the weather, a reset to the date for ending lockdown restrictions and a reset of sorts, with the start of a change between projects… sometimes a reset … Continue reading

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Jammy, trick or treat?

Getting out and about is now starting to add up again financially. Starbucks, Cafe Nero, Pret-a-manager, a little treat here and there is all very tasty, however now noticeably more expensive than the tea and biscuits I have got used … Continue reading

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Rain and shine

This week, for many, was half-term holidays in the UK and the weather finally cooperated with some glorious sunshine… Having come off what was a busy week, the week before, somehow working inside seemed harder than normal… it all just … Continue reading

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Extendy time is back…

It is amazing what a burst of sunny weather does, things definitely feel like they are getting more back to normal. It is great, but for one thing. Once again time has evaporated. With the starting of work travel, activities, … Continue reading

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Lateral reality… coming into focus

This last week was a travel week, the first for a while and as familiar as it all was, undoubtedly a few things have changed… Masks. They have of course been mandatory for a while, but with all the talking, … Continue reading

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Socially distanced coincidence?

A couple of new developments expected this week with the prospect of lockdown restrictions being further relaxed here. The timing of all this has come as a bit of a relief as I am due to be away for a … Continue reading

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