Category Archives: letting off steam

Complaints

One of the things that invariably happens as a manager is having to deal with situations where something has gone wrong. Sometimes it’s a process or how a service is delivered. Occasionally it’s someone doing something wrong, or in a … Continue reading

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Back to Work

Ah, its as if I’ve never been away – and so this week I’ve been striving to change things in my work environment – little but important things, especially given the recent walkabouts we’ve been doing looking at fire and … Continue reading

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Pockets

I finally have some glimpse of the truth and irritation that lives in the hearts of fifty percent of the population. It’s my day off, and I needed to get some more coffee. I was already slobbing around in a … Continue reading

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Indoor Water Features

I don’t think I’ve ever worked in a building that I’ve wished would collapse before I arrived at before. Perhaps I’ve led a sheltered life. Today’s work location continues to amuse and appall in equal amounts as more and more … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Storm

It’s hot here, humid even, and apparently there will be a storm tonight. There must certainly be something in the air. I’ve been regaled today with stories of teenagers parkouring off library mezzanines, missing fire extinguishers, stockpiled dirty nappies, and … Continue reading

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Crash Day

Of course, having just talked about being confident and strong, my brain decided that flipping all that inside out would be a fantastic idea, and I’m currently struggling to stay, well, functional. I didn’t sleep much last night as my … Continue reading

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Is it the Weekend yet?

Ah rats, there’s still Friday to get through, but at least I’m not working the weekend. At least today there were no building shenanigans – well, not where I was anyway. For the most part it was a remarkably smooth-running … Continue reading

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