The right place and the right time

The smells of sunscreen, ice cream, and sweaty beach-bound people are filling our nostrils. It can only mean one thing: summertime is upon us. Many people take the opportunity to take a, undoubtedly well-deserved, break from their daily business. My own break is pretty short this summer, but my flexible approach to work, means I…

Micro-abrasion

Any job, whether it fulfils you’re wildest hopes and dreams or just helps to make ends meet, can be a source of great joy or trepidation if you don’t gel with your team. There’s the one who wastes paper, the one who can’t turn on their computer, the flirty one with the way-too-tight trousers and the one who…

Fight for your Right (to Pyjama Party)

Two years ago, when I was still happily hammering away on my keyboard trying to patch together my Masters thesis, I always enjoyed a little morning ritual. Proofreading my previous day’s work, planning what to do on that particular day and starting to read some background material. Just me, books, a laptop, a mug of steaming…