I am not a vegan but I know a few. I feel as if it is becoming more common. I did dabble with being a vegetarian when I was younger but found it quite difficult to find something decent to eat. I imagine that things are much easier now. Most restaurants have vegetarian meals which … Continue reading Vegan cake
I’ve been doing a lot of networking lately. Since leaving Durham I have thrown myself headlong into seeing as many people as possible to try and gauge what opportunities may be out there. It is amazing how kind and generous people are. One of them is Helen from the North East LEP. There is enormous … Continue reading Growth through Mentoring
Don’t you have one? Then read on. At the latest Socitm North East meeting we had some excellent speakers. Robert’s presentation really stood out for me as it was a story told from the heart. The message was clear. The theme of the meeting was regional resilience and Robert gave us his thoughts representing the … Continue reading A sock strategy
You would think it is an easy question. What can machines do better than people can? Most people could answer it though they had to draw breath first and repeat the question while they thought about it. I was at the excellent Northumbrian Water Group Innovation Festival at Gosforth Park Racecourse. I was only able … Continue reading What can machines do better?
By rights I am not sure if I should still be the chair of Socitm North East. Since moving from the public to the private sector, or the dark side as I hear it called my position has become questionable. According to those who know such things in Socitm, the chair should be a public … Continue reading You said – we listened
I think I’m going to have to stop blogging so much. It is something I really enjoy doing yet it is a big commitment, thinking of something to write, remembering to publish and all that, especially since I am supposed to be part time. I’ve been blogging every work day for nearly four years now. … Continue reading Stop blogging so much
I never did get to work in every office in Durham County Hall. It was one of the things that I did not get to achieve. I left the Council before I had completed my mission. I gave it a good go though. I was there right until the end. I will not be too … Continue reading Not every office