The importance of weak ties

Firstly, I'm not referring to weak ties as in #TiedayFriday, practiced by two of my favourite weak ties: Lawrie Phipps and Marcus Elliott. Their tie game is very strong indeed. What I'm actually referring to is the idea that the connections we have with our acquaintances or professional contacts, which are 'weaker' than the connections... Continue Reading →

6 months

This week I am celebrating my 6 month anniversary at my new job. A wise librarian once said to me that it takes around 6 months to get your head around the culture of a place and decide whether you want to stay somewhere. I'm inclined to agree with this, and I've certainly had this... Continue Reading →

Hare of the Blog

Well, I ultimately failed at participating in Digital Writing Month in any kind of meaningful way. Two days after my first post, my laptop broke and I have only just regained access to a working computer at home. I still had my iPad mini but I didn't fancy being hunched over that and typing for extended... Continue Reading →

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