I’ve not written any weeknotes since my unremarkable endnote. That was when I came to Defra as part of the Brexit surge. In my first few weeks here I was in the EU emergency centre, helping test our preparations in Continue reading Explaining the Lack of Weeknotes
Negotiation 101 isn’t a direct comment on the Brexit negotiations, but I’ve written it this week as a bit of background for all those commenting on the Brexit negotiations that don’t seem to have any clue whatsoever about how one Continue reading Negotiation 101 – Understanding Brexit Negotiations
I’m now in a position of needing to choose my next boss. My loan to DCMS is nearly over, a year has flown by, mostly very enjoyable. If I had a free choice I’d be staying here, my team are Continue reading How will you be choosing your next boss?
Today is my last day in my current civil service job. On Monday I will start a new civil service job, on promotion, with a different civil service department. Figuratively, I will be at the other end of Government. Physically Continue reading Getting A Civil Service Job
For almost two decades I have used green ink when commenting on documents and for editing. I’ve come to believe that green ink is the best colour for editing for a variety of reasons. Here they are. Green Ink Continue reading Green Ink for happier editing?