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
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
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
I live in a small seaside town in Devon. In the initial stages of lockdown I was fortunate to complete the first stages of becoming a guide dog owner with my new mate Teal. My guide dog trainer and I had set up several walking routes around the town that covered crossing roads, zebra crossings … More Please Give Me Space. Social Distance Sign
Covid19 – When I received and eventually read the email from my employer with the terms and conditions of the Governments Job Retention Scheme. I have to admit I did not fully understand what mentally it would mean to not have work in my life for 7 weeks. I live in a Victorian mid terraced … More What I did when I was furloughed.
During my Furlough Days, I have watched enough “no news” TV and listened to many bland radio stations with repeat music and again “no news” broadcasts. To say that I was at the end of my tether and running out of items to fill the growing “white noise’ in my head, where I once had … More Absolutely feed up of listening to “No News” radio stations?
Last weekend Emma and I went to visit London and watch Ollie in his college performance of “Our House” in a theartre in Severn Sisters, North London. The show was understandable brilliant. After three years of training at London’s leading dance and drama college @theurdang you could only or would only expect that. Emma and … More #WhiteCane the stick.
Prior to my eyesight diminishing I loved to go camping, hiking and take on long distance walks over a few days. I haven’t stopped I just keep buying new kit and tackle the problem in a different way. With the arrival of a new member to Team Imeson, Teal. I have a chance to look … More Camping with a Guide Dog
Six Hours on a train in February 2020 and through a storm ! Team Imeson’s members Emma, Teal and myself Roy had personal invites to St James Palace in London to be honourable guests at the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award ceremony. On Monday 10th February 2020. The day before I had been working in … More The Tails of Teal the guide dog. Plymouth to Paddington