“What’s It All About … Alfie ?

It’s the question I get asked most if the subject of my blog crops up. Well the word “Alfie” isn’t usually part of the quest, although someone did sing that line to me on one occasion. However, it confuses most people when I tell them that it’s “About nothing, but then again about any and … Continue reading “What’s It All About … Alfie ?

From then to now … the prequel

I have been wanting to write some kind of auto-biography some some time now. But I had largely been put off by reading an old work colleague's attempt. Believe it or not he started the thing the phrase:“I was born at an early age …” This was a miss-quote of a quite well known Groucho … Continue reading From then to now … the prequel

Career, what career?

This was a post on LinkedIn with the hashtag #what did I want to be when I was 15 and I thought it would be good here too. The year is 1970 and I’ve just had my 15th birthday, literally and I’m in the deputy head’s office for a chat with the careers master. It’s … Continue reading Career, what career?