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Driving through lockdown

The clocks went back this weekend, so woke up an hour earlier this morning (it felt), and darkness certainly descended an hour earlier tonight… time to put the fire on and a cup of cocoa I think…! Still, the observations … Continue reading

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Fake commutes and twinkies

A few things caught my eye this week as we all wrestled with the fact that it is looking like lockdown will continue and we enter a second wave. First, was the changing nature of work, and how it seems … Continue reading

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Good morning – Mr Grumpy

It was all Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3, in the news here this week and lockdown restrictions are all starting to get a little confusing, to be honest. This being said with cases and hospital admissions now increasing, we … Continue reading

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Back to online at home working

After the flurry of big announcments last week, this week felt quiet in comparison. All eyes are now back on lockdown… with increased COVID cases, the new Tier 2/3 areas rolling out across England, together with enhanced restrictions in Wales, … Continue reading

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Week 30: Does time speed up when less happens?

A new full lockdown really seemed to be impending this weekend… what with cases rising and regional restrictions already in place. However it is also thanksgiving this weekend in Canada, a good reminder to be more thankful for what we … Continue reading

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Week 29: Having things to look forward to…

With a very wet and rainy weekend, it has started to feel as if autumn has really started to settle in. Observations for this week I have been finding plucky rogue courgettes in the garden the last few weeks, but … Continue reading

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Week 28: Meeting new expectations

This last week was a whirlwind, and obviously with various economic support and lockdown changes announced last week things are going to change again… and soon. Still, these are the observations for the week. Nearly everyone I spoke to last … Continue reading

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Week 27: The plugged in cyborg

What seemed like a quiet end of last week appears to have taken quite a turn over the weekend with rumors of a centralised approach for COVID payment holiday collection, what sounds like some AML control issues and more talk … Continue reading

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Week 26: Falling into a normal routine

Traffic jams are starting, with people clearly outside and in the office last week. It was quite a full week, and like many people, was glad for the weekend, and some warmer weather. The last hurrah before autumn maybe? Observations … Continue reading

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Week 25: Back to school again

A return to school this week was also a return again to getting up early… it was all a bit of a blur – it felt early. However it did mark a step towards more normality so I hope is … Continue reading

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