Do what you love and you will always work for the rest of your life. … More What I did when I was furloughed – Part Two – Emotions
The documentary of our “Epic Expedition”. The short film was filmed in location and helps demonstrate what we went through in the week long trip. The highs and lows are caught on film. Thank you to Ollie who has put the content together.
What a great family, disabled person friendly festival “On The Road”. On arrival I was met by some of Taw Explorer leaders who helped me across the Saunton Road crossing, followed by directing me into the festival. The festival field was perfectly organised with plenty of space to wonder around and find Music, Food, Loos … More On The Road – Braunton
As a building geek I make sure that when I go away, I take note of the local architecture. In early July 2021 I visited Stratford and took the DLR into the Royal Docks. The area has been on a 50 year regeneration from contaminated land through to £1 million apartments. The village I visited … More Stratford to the Royal Docks in London
Today’s post is simple titled “road rage”. I was sat in the popular bus that travels too and from Combe Martin to Barnstaple via Ilfracombe. The red Jaguar with a suitable dressed gentleman over took the bus as it was stopped at the bus stop at Watermouth Castle. The white van had two young man … More Road Rage in North Devon
Employee number 3908 your time is up and we are making you redundant. Over the past decade I have found that life should never be taken for granted. Your long term plans should be looked at like entering the lottery. i.e.you hope to win big but the reality is you will simple enjoy the anticipation … More Sliding door moments!
In July 2019 my children and I set off on an adventure. Through out life I have set goals and created lists. This time I had set this challenge with both of my children. The challenge was to climb as many mountains and Peaks as we could. These included – Scarfel Pike, Ben Nevis, Snowdonia, … More Two Teens and a Blind Bloke
How many people are now settling into the new flexible way of working from home? No more traveling to attend meetings! I am one of many people that prior to March 2020 regularly sat in cars, trains and buses traveling between 30 minuets and 4 hours to attend work related meetings. Some of my meetings … More Back to Work – Working from Home – Virtual Meetings
Back in the olden times in late 2017. Alison Homa and I started to chat about how we could best help the young people/adults that were involved with our scouting expeditions and activities. We created a project called Moor, Mountain and Sea. The project has many diversities with the main one being helping remove barriers. … More Moor Mountain & Sea
Walking through town I often hear comments, about Teal. Imagine wolf whistling a person and then add a few words to it. Apparently, it’s okay to talk about disabled people whilst within earshot and not using your “inside voice”. The most common statement I hear is from parents to their child. “That’s a working dog”. … More Wolf Whistling – when to use your “Inside Voice”.
The wrong decision! Back to work, week one. After six months off being placed on furlough, I returned on Monday 2nd November 2020. I am sure thousands of people were in the same situation and found themselves sat at their home workstations. Switched on their laptops and PC’s and faced the game of ”What do … More
Monday 2nd November 2020 I return back to work after six months of being on the UKs Furlough scheme. I must admit I have had a great time and not only rekindled my love for construction work but spent time with my family. Relaxed and worked hard plus walked over 500 miles around my small … More Back To Work.