I felt a rant coming on; it's my age I think, more and more despite my best intentions I feel less and less tolerant. I try not to give in but sometimes I just have to. Telly. Do you remember when "Telly" was an event? Good telly that is. People set aside some time in … Continue reading “Tink” or When did bicycle bells become so unfit for purpose?
I work for a BU, a Business Unit subdibvision of the mighty Cobham plc and we all got a wonderful email at work today, well, when I say "we" I mean those of us in the "engineering" section and before you ask, no, we don't all wear red shirts and when I say "wonderful" I … Continue reading Miscellaneous Claptrap
Getting your work/life balance right
I work in an office where hardly anyone stops to take a proper tea or coffee break; sure, tea and coffee are available any time we like and people avail themselves of it but when it comes to taking the tea/coffee break that we are entitled to, I seem to be the only person. Maybe … Continue reading Getting your work/life balance right
Can I get the train from here innit?
Another insidious intruder into the language is "Train Station"; this annoys the hell out of me.