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Motion for Conference

I have been involved with my trade union since 2008. Back then it was called “Impact” and initially, I was just a member. Eventually I became a workplace contact. This is similar to workplace representative but instead of representing the member you take their details and a short description of [read more…]

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Random Image Widget

I’ve added a random image widget to my homepage. I’m not happy with how it works and I think I could code one better so I’m going to give it a try. If you’d like to see all the images that will be there here they are.

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My Dissertation

Well here’s my dissertation in all it’s glory. Some things to note: It’s already been submitted, marked and I’ve qualified (2:1 Hons) so please don’t bother pointing out spelling or grammar mistakes. It is not a full dissertation as the course I was on was considered part-time. As such no [read more…]

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End of an era

This post turned out to be longer than I thought! I suppose my thoughts just kept on coming. For sixteen years I have worked for the same organisation, and I have loved it. In my job I support people with an intellectual disability. Some of them have what’s described as [read more…]

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Closets and Chronicles

In the dimly lit corner of my cluttered office, surrounded by a tower of half-empty coffee cups and a mountain of half-written notes, I’m embarking on a literary adventure destined to change lives (or at least entertain a few people). Okay, so it probably won’t change lives but it’ll make [read more…]

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My Core Values

In 2017 I trained to be a life coach, specialising in executives. It was a brilliant course and even if you don’t want to work as life coach it’s a course I’d recommend as the skills I learned on the course are skills I use almost daily. Anyway, as part [read more…]