Sixteen Thousand Steps

Sixteen thousand steps. That's what the Apple Health app tells me, on the shiny new iPhone that's been in my pocket all day long. Nearly thirteen kilometres. That's about the size of a day out and about with my younger children. And you wonder why I'm not overweight, given that I typically sit at a …

You can’t make it up

For the past several months project work has been lining up in front of me like an endless snaking train. It just so happens that I have lucked into having the particular mix of skills needed for every damn project in the near future - meaning that lead times for anything involving me has stretched …

Not a Teacher

I'm teaching again. I hesitate to use the word "teaching" though, because I know lots of teachers, and respect them enormously. If they heard me tell anybody I was a teacher, they would probably descend on me like a bag of spanners, and pull my fingernails out one by one, while asking me how many …