Let me be very clear. I love technology. Kanbans, VPNs, Boolean logic, DNS, GUIs, drag and drop? Bring it all on! I can hold my own in a conversation about RAM and an SSD. I’ve learnt to Moodle and Doodle, and the cloud has transformed my life – truly! Hey, I’ve even been known on… Read More What it’s really about . . .
“Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind.” (Henry James)
I just heard the fabulous Gloria Gaynor song, I Am What I Am, written by Mark Owen. What great lyrics. I am what I am I don’t want praise, I don’t want pity I bang my own drum Some think it’s noise, I think it’s pretty And so what if I love each sparkle and… Read More It’s true …
I keep things safe in a cloud I can’t touch, and talk to people I’ll never see or meet. I pay for my coffee with my mobile and send voice controls to a dot in my kitchen. My library is a virtual bookshelf, and now … my settee charges my phone. Where’s it going to… Read More Keep going …
A colleague whose country of origin wasn’t the UK arrived to work at an organisation. Within a few weeks he was being perceived as challenging and causing difficulties for the IT department. He held a fairly senior position, and all attempts to rein him in to tow the party line even occasionally were failing. That… Read More Isn’t the food awful?
“If they give you ruled paper, write the other way.” Juan Ramón Jiménez
My husband made a phone call. It went like this: Ring ring, ring ring … The person on the other end answered My husband began … “Oh, hello, yes, you see, ermm … my wife was cold last night when I got home and so we thought it would be a good idea to… Read More Ring, ring …
I really couldn’t resist sharing this lovely story: What’s it like to start reading at 60? (Sean Coughlan) It’s easy to take simple pleasures for granted.
How science can help you to beat your anxiety . . . Surprising ways to beat anxiety and become mentally strong – according to science – Olivia Remes (June 2017)
Life If you want to become whole, let yourself be partial. If you want to become straight, let yourself be crooked. If you want to become full, let yourself be empty. If you want to be reborn, let yourself die. If you want to be given everything, give everything up. – Tao Te Ching