Monthly Archives: November 2016

Struggling With Motivation

I think if this year has taught me anything, it’s that there can always be something else that goes wrong, or another wrinkle in the story.  I can be talking on the macro socio-political stage or on the most personal … Continue reading

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A Library Conference

I’ve spent today at a conference for staff working either in, or in support of, my library service. I approached the event with a mixture of trepidation and bemusement based on a number of anecdotes related by colleagues that suggested … Continue reading

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A Pleasant Weekend

I know, it may be a bit of a surprise to hear, especially at this time of year, but this weekend has actually been quite pleasant. I was working on Saturday, but I buoyed up by the knowledge that we … Continue reading

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Things I Say

It turns out that Lady M is not the only one who gets their words in a befuddle from time to time – and so in the interest of fair play I present my contribution to the sort of babbling … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Hanging Tree – Ben Aaronovitch

I’ve been waiting on this book for what seems like an age, and then with everything that’s been going on recently I then managed to completely lose track of the publication date. It was therefore a very nice surprise to … Continue reading

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New Day

I’m still here. November 5th has been and gone like a storm and the new morning feels brighter than many I’ve seen recently. I’ve actually slept for a change, and the fog and numbness has lifted. In some ways I’m … Continue reading

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