Archive for June, 2012

As I said in a post last week, in another life I was a manager. I managed several teams of up to 12 – 15 people, and managing a team can be tricky…..but it was great. But another life ago now… In my present job I’m part of a team, but I am not in […]

Top 100 movies


from Kelly, so thanks I can confidently say I will score OK in this- I hope?? Here then is the list of the Top 100 movies by popularity on IMDb Those I have seen are in bold and those I want to see marked with an * The Shawshank Redemption (1994) * think I should see, […]

… the winter solstice! Not expecting miracles, but I need light. I need a few hours at the end of the day when I’m not at work. I need time in the morning before I go to work. So the winter solstice is significant to me, because imperceptibly after the solstice I will get an extra minute […]

Once upon a (long time ago) time there was a year 12 girl who wasn’t sure what she wanted to do when she left school. Careers advice was either – become a nurse or a teacher? She loved English, did heaps of English at college (and reading was a *snack* – as people used to […]

– the name of the song (and one of my favourite colours). – from the daily email I get from ‘The Shortlist Daily’ – this link Love this for colour culture context Glimpses into other people’s lives are just fascinating.

Been a tough couple of days (in my head anyway). But I think I have turned a small corner, and I feel a little bit better about *things* today (and have achieved just a small chunk). Anyhoo – a pic, a thought (I think I like the onepiconethought challenge a little more!!). And I like […]

My clever man


While I probably should be refreshed and raring to go after a pretty laid back long weekend, I am just a little tired. Still recovering from being unwell last weekend I think. But a nice mix of a weekend spent mostly at home apart from walks and brunch with friends and markets (food then home […]