Winter Drawers On

So we’ve well and truly hit it, Autumn, the season of gloom. The time where the novelty of the new academic year has well and truly worn off, when your shiny new stationery is already looking a bit limp and lacklustre, and you new diary is empty. Not because you’ve nothing going on, heavens forbid,… Continue reading Winter Drawers On

Wellbeing versus Workload

But wellbeing, to me that’s about being able to do those difficult things without guilt or recrimination, without becoming a bad guy in the eyes of our colleagues. About going home at the end of a difficult day feeling supported, valued and thanked for having done those difficult things.

Summertime, and the Living is Easy

It’s only a week and a bit into the summer holidays and, even though I was at work all last week, I’ve already achieved a state of near Nirvana ¬†as I can, quite literally, feel the stresses of a challenging year drain away in almost direct comparison to the diminishing number of emails in my… Continue reading Summertime, and the Living is Easy