Friday, we went on yet another raid to the Midlands. This time for a job interview, on campus, for the Deckhand. The day started dry and clear, and we set off around 08.30. We had a good journey up, leisurely with no incidents, and arrived in good time to sit and chat before his interview. At the required time, the Deckhand left me to my own devices. He was going to be about 3 hours or so; they had planned group activities to see how they work in a team, then individual interviews. After gett…
Updated on: July 20, 2013.
Bailey, album created on July 20, 2013
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May 14, 2017The weather here is certainly keeping us on our toes. It’s been very changeable with some glorious sunny days, followed by so much wind and rain I felt it necessary to batten down the hatches and stow the lifeboat. The one day, we had hours of thunder, heavy rain, and lightning too. The Deckhand even unplugged his PC and modem as he was worried about the weather. We have a surge protector here, but he wasn’t ready to risk it. The plants on the deck have certainly appreciated a good long drink, a…
May 7, 2017In another lifetime (meaning a long time ago) I worked in the Civil Service. My department was an export/import insurance arm for the government. Now, like any company, there are good employees, and not so good ones, and despite it being a long time ago, I still get quite frustrated when people berate the whole of the civil service and its workers, and bang on about so-called gold-plated pensions. Whenever the press wants to complain about government, they blame the civil servants and remind us…