10 things I took away from the IWMW 2018 event on ‘Streamlining Digital’ at the University of York. … More 10 things I learnt at IWMW 2018
2017 had a bit of everything – old, new, borrowed and blue. In the end, it left me in a much better place. … More Arrows of Peace: An Epilogue, 2017
A.A. Gill’s short article about a talented young colleague who passed away in 2012 remains one of my favourite pieces of writing. … More “Of the highest class.” A moment on A.A. Gill
I’ve put months of effort into a new project at work that’s been credited to half the organisation. What makes us go the extra mile when there’s no guarantee of reward at the end of it? … More Can I have my moment, please?
Is it alright to brand yourself a failure in some things if you’re prepared to be a winner at others? … More When is calling yourself a failure a good thing?
At the age of 18, I failed a mock A-Level exam on the seventeenth-century poet, Andrew Marvell. Eleven years later, I submitted a doctoral thesis on him. This is a brief overview of the journey from failure to redemption. … More From U to P: the unlikely route to a doctorate
How often should we reinvent ourselves? Writing Privacy turned the ripe old age of seven this week, and it’s decision time about whether this becomes the second journal to bite the dust. … More ‘Who would write?’ The seven-year itch
The financial journalist Anthony Hilton says we’re losing something valuable by texting and emailing instead of talking. But does he go too far by suggesting that writing lacks patience, sensitivity, or any understanding of nuance? … More Writing lacks patience, tolerance, sensitivity or nuance. Discuss.
Inside the workplace, you’re quite often in your own little world. But it’s that little private zone which determines how good we really are. … More We are not all daydreamers
When I started journaling ten years ago, I hoped it would be a window to the soul. The world has changed since then, but I’m not too sure that I’ve changed with it. … More One out of Ten