Category Archives: Workplace

Extreme Wackaging

Boldly taking wacky packaging where no packaging has gone before Continue reading

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Edinburgh to Birmingham

There are probably a lot of cyclists out there who occasionally, on good days, when the sun is shining, and the wind is from behind, think that perhaps it would be nice to be able to ride for a living. … Continue reading

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H&S, One More Time

I promise, after this one, I won’t mention Health & Safety until next year. It’s just too easy a target. So anyway, at our office we have a large open green area – originally intended as a cricket field, it … Continue reading

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TGIF, or not really…

You know it’s going to be a bad day when: It’s raining so hard that a day out of the office volunteering in a local park is cancelled You’re going camping this weekend. In Wales. Where any rain is magnified, … Continue reading

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Short with Balls

I’ve been meaning to try to blog more regularly now – keeping up once a week. But this weekend has been rather busy, so I’ll just leave you this very short humorous picture.

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The Ups and Downs of Health and Safety

It’s been a quiet few months on the Health and Safety front at my office. Since a not-particularly-memorable memo on the dangers of putting up Christmas decorations, there’s been nothing forthcoming apart from the occasional Trip Hazard sign placed directly … Continue reading

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Commute, revisited

A while ago (ok, a long while ago), I made a post about my commute in to work. I thought it about time that this was updated, largely due to the fact that I’ve left my central Birmingham job and … Continue reading

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Indoor Mountaineering

When I started working at my current place of employment, one of the things I relished was working on the fifth floor of an office block. I’ve always felt that climbing stairs is good for the heart, and having previously … Continue reading

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Charity begins when you step out the door

I recently started a new job, working in the centre of Birmingham. This makes quite a change from my previous place of employment, which was out in the sticks. I commute by train, instead of by bicycle. There’s something to … Continue reading

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Making Outlook Work

For the most part, Outlook works just fine. Of course, my acceptance of the functional level of this Microsoft product probably stems from many years of being forced to use Lotus Notes. Anything works just fine in comparison. However, there … Continue reading

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