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

Week 14/52

I think I might have to take a break from these weeknotes due to the absolute lack of activity I have going on in the upcoming weeks! My big news this week I wrote about on Monday. I’ve ‘accepted’ a job back in the Civil Service and I discussed the reasons in that post. I’m…… Continue reading Week 14/52

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Getting back in the game…again

The big news this week is that I have accepted a new – permanent – job. Well it is conditional on my security clearance being approved but that shouldn’t be a problem other than the time it takes. This job hunt has been an interesting and somewhat chastising experience for me. The way the UKHSA…… Continue reading Getting back in the game…again

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Week 13/52

As I said in an earlier note it has been a long time since I did formal job interviews – until last week my previous panel interview was for mySociety in November 2016 and prior to that ONS in January 2013 (my Defra interview was – let’s call it – semi-formal.) Since those days the…… Continue reading Week 13/52

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Week 12/52

I’m back in Blighty and the jet lag is kicking my backside as usual. I left Austin Monday evening – a couple of hours later than planned (a fuel truck crashed and spilled its load at the airport) and after an interesting day (I ended up getting Maced in a 7/11 in a case of…… Continue reading Week 12/52

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