Week 28/52

The big event this week was not work, a conference in Scotland, the tanking of Sterling, or anything else newsworthy. It was the 100th birthday of my grandmother Iris Needs. Over the years I’ve learned that my family is unusual compared to a lot of people in my professional world (it wasn’t and isn’t so…… Continue reading Week 28/52

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Week 27/52

It is a beautiful Friday afternoon here in Bristol which goes some way to balancing out just how wiped out I am again. The Funeral Bank Holiday does not seem to have helped somehow as even though it was a four day week it feels like I’ve done seven…I am simply not match fit but…… Continue reading Week 27/52

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Week 26/52

Week 26 means it is six months-ish until my 50th. Gosh I got real old when I wasn’t looking! Need to book a venue for the party as well. Anyway this week has been the first five day work week I have done since April 2020. I’m legitimately shattered and I didn’t even go to…… Continue reading Week 26/52

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Week 25/52

Eleven weeks later and I’m easing back into weeknoting now I have something to weeknote about again (other than InterRailing and bingeing West Wing for the umpeenth time.) I started as Head of Product at the Department of International Trade on Thursday 1st September. So in a little over a week I have had two…… Continue reading Week 25/52

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An InterRail Tale

As I come to the close of trip (albeit one with an extra night in London due to returning on the day of a rail strike) I thought I’d do a little #tripnote It has been a brilliant experience I have to say – though it was hardly a traditional InterRail adventure. For one I…… Continue reading An InterRail Tale