*tapes bubble wrap to shins*

Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing – Abraham Lincoln The never less than fabulous Julie Drybrough posed a fascinating question in a recent blog post. In essence, Julie was curious to know “What’s your thing?”. Well, it got […]

I’m not you. I never will be. I never can be. I’m not a woman. I’m not black. I’m not Asian. I’m not a Christian or a Muslim. I’m not Australian or Austrian. I’m not a fan of Justin Bieber. I’m not a refugee. I’m not an OAP. I’m not young. I’m not disabled. I’m […]

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Aberfan disaster. My father went back to Aberfan today to pay his respects. He was there 50 years ago. Because he’s an amazing Grandad, he wanted to try to make some sense of this tragedy for his grandchildren. Grandchildren who are the same age as those who lost […]

Seriously? Stop reading this and get on with it!

The factory of the future will have only two employees, a man and a dog. The man will be there to feed the dog. The dog will be there to keep the man from touching the equipment – Warren Bennis My good friend, David D’Souza (Defence Against the Dark Arts master at the CIPD or […]

Without music, life would be a mistake – Friedrich Nietzsche For the uninitiated, #PLN stands for Personal Learning Network. A group of people you are connected to (closely or loosely) from diverse disciplines with information, knowledge and insight that is shared freely across the immediate network and beyond. People from whom one learns. My good pal, […]