Flags

Hi, The other day, T-Central featured a post about Being Bi-gender from Michelle Deere. IMO, it’s a great read and well worth visiting to see what Michelle has to say. A few months ago, I was talking with a work mate and H was talking about company values. We have all the white knuckle, rock and roll, lunchtime chats. 🙂 I think what’s great about those who talk about their experiences, is that that gives context and detail on what they mean. We’re more than one word, IMHO. I don’t want to get into an argument over “well, this term means this, not that.” It’s more to say that that is the issue. Not having a word means there’s no […]

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Ghosts

Hi, I’ve heard it said that as you get older, you spend more time looking back than looking forward. Perhaps that adage needs a slight update for our current times: the less you can do, the more you look back at what you have done, and what you might do. So this last week or so, old memories of the dressing I’d done at home in yesteryear, and, moreover, that things have moved on. I was sat enjoying the sun last week in the conservatory and my gaze drifted over to a place by the shed. I think I spent an early evening setting the timer, dashing back to a plastic chair, and hoping to have some success in not […]

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The Long Game

Hi, The sun is shining, birds are singing in the trees, and there’s a distant sound of traffic. I’ve not driven to work in an age and I am not missing the queuing or the faff of finding a parking place. I am, dare I say?, really getting into this home working gig. The sightly later start, actually getting a lunch hour*, looking out into the garden, and having time with the Ever Lovely Mrs J is rather nice. I am so far coping with the lack of dressing, although I am missing meeting up with T friends at Chams. This week’s online meeting was a no show as others had a lot on. Still, maybe next week will be […]

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Handlebar

Hi, Hello Wednesday, you old devil you. Could it be that I glimpse the weekend closer to then further away? 🙂 The other night I happened to catch a rather good BBC documentary about medicine and chemistry. Now, I’m neither, so from a lay person’s point of view, I found it all very interesting. The programme closed with a look to the future in which various folk spoke about combining molecules to create drugs to interrupt specific biological processes: in this case, pain. We’ll come back to that in a minute. Well, longer if it takes me a while to get to the point. 🙂 Ah, to be paid by the word for this malarkey eh? 😉 Where was I? […]

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Is it time?

Hi, How has this week gone for you? Here at Jones Towers we’ve been off work (in a lovely way) more than we’ve been at work. A two day working week? Ooo, it was a struggle! 🙂 Indeed coming back to work wasn’t as tricky as usual. Perhaps the lack of a commute nor having to hustle the kids through the school run keeps us all a little calmer. That said, I have been finding things somehow more frustrating. I am hoping it’s just a momentary episode of Grumpy Dad Syndrome rather than a byproduct of zero Lynn time. It’s the little things like you just do all the laundry and what feels like a moment later, the washing basket […]

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