Friendship, Love and Giving

There are several affirmations that people are not ignoring you - they are busy and that you should get busy too, and whilst they mean well, and come from a place of some truth, it was one of the most offensive ways of trying to help people who are feeling ignored, lonely, and that their friends and family are failing them. There is a truth to people being busy, but I would prefer to use the term ‘distracted’...

Working for Poverty & Self-Employment

'It doesn't pay to work'.  This is something I have heard for many years and the words have caused me great discomfort.  It is often perceived that living on benefits is a comfy lifestyle option, and with great analysis I have reached my own conclusion, which of course I am sharing as we all know … Continue reading Working for Poverty & Self-Employment

Law and the National curriculum

Well I've been on my soapbox about the 9-5 culture that we have here in the U.K and now I would like to air my grievance on something else I feel passionate about which is Law and the National curriculum. I was educated, and I use that word loosely, in a comprehensive school in England … Continue reading Law and the National curriculum

Let’s start with 9-5… or should I say man-made manslaughter!

Frankly 9-5 monday to friday does not work... of course it works in the logistical sense of having your entire workforce arrive at the same time, working the same hours for ease of meetings and customer contact but it was designed - by man - in very different times. Guess what, we have technology, we … Continue reading Let’s start with 9-5… or should I say man-made manslaughter!