Midwinter

Today is the shortest day, the winter solstice, the astronomical start of winter. The peak of the dark nights. The point at which I feel I can start looking towards lighter mornings and evenings. The joy of very early morning dips are still a few months away but now we’ve passed the shortest day I …

A New Direction

Careers are funny things. Back in my parents day you qualified to do something and often stayed at the same company from apprenticeship to retirement. Now, certainly within my peer group, a lot of people go off to university and hopefully find a job within the sector that they’ve studied. People move companies a lot …