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A wish list

Over the last few years, big companies such as Google and Virgin have gone out of their way to provide ‘fun’ working environments for their staff: astroturf on the floor, meetings held on picnic benches and an ice-cream van that gets cycled around the office once a day. 785 more words

Sierra Baguales and little bit of geology!

Snow covered Baguales

Walking up to the fossilized leaves

This is a bit of a back track, but definitely worth writing about as it is such a beautiful place. 1,281 more words



Well, the British weather has most definitely turned now. The first days of October were still pretty much like summer, but in the past week I have got rained on heavily more than once on my way to Portslade. 574 more words

How to get back to work with confidence

So I haven’t blogged for the past couple of days as I’ve been away. I visited the New Forest – and it’s gorgeous. We had lovely bright sunshine on the Sunday and were able to sit out in the garden, although yesterday it rained all day so we stayed indoors. 902 more words


Two years to live a little differently?

The end of my two years…I don’t know what to call it.  Sabbatical?… may have passed without fanfare from me on the blog, but that doesn’t mean I didn’t notice it passing.  843 more words

Discomfort Zone

The long route home

I’ve always felt a sense of urgency in life, driven by its terminality.

I grew up in a single parent family with my mum and sisters in rural England. 414 more words


A weekend at the gallery

I’m just emerging from a very hectic week and enjoying some quiet time this weekend. I was going to go to a massive rave-up in Hackney Wick tonight but have chosen to stay at home to write, drink tea and watch… 763 more words