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Resignation False Alarm

I caused a small degree of bemusement today among staff where I work when one of the more eagle-eyed of them noticed that one of my browser tabs had the label “Resignation” on it. It was actually quite nice to … 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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Moving On Up

A duty manager retired recently, leaving a gap in the rotation of people who look after our little cluster of libraries. After a few months of short-staffed chaos, I decided to apply for the post. I reasoned that I was … Continue reading

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Round The Houses

The last forty eight hours have been a gloriously chaotic experience that has seen me cruising motorways to the sound of Orbital; sitting in a Children’s Library voting on the 2016 Carnegie and Greenaway Awards; and arguing politely with doctors … Continue reading

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Games, Writing and Juggling Work

The trudge back to work in the new year has been somewhat dampened by the weather, but it has given me a nudge to write more, fleshing out the earlier chapters in my book to even out the pacing and … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tantrums

I’ve been working a few extra hours at the library today to cover for someone on leave – only fair given the truly humongous amount of holiday I’ve got coming up later – and if there was one word that … Continue reading

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Weird Working Weeks

The last couple of weeks have been spent working at different libraries around the area while my usual location is closed for a variety of engineering works. As expected it has given me an interesting set of alternative working arrangements … Continue reading

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