It happens even to the best of us, but that honestly doesn’t make me feel any better about it.
What makes for a popular post? If the stats are anything to go by, I have little idea.
I’m honesty not very good at either, but they seem to be the way of the world.
I replied to say that the first part of the poem, translated slightly differently, forms the chorus to a brilliant song called The Booklovers by The Divine Comedy:
Happy the man, and happy he alone
who in all honesty can call today his own;
He who has life and strength enough to say
‘Yesterday’s dead & gone – I want to live today’
I’m not there yet. I’m working on it, but I can feel time running out on me.
Ah, spin. Good in cricket, billiards and snooker, bad in communications?
The dangers of drawing conclusions from incomplete data, as shown by the CIPR’s State of the Profession survey.
After several years away, getting my librarianship mojo back on. I do love a good library…
Obligatory reflective, Eeyore-ish birthday post.
One of those random thoughts I have when at a loose end… how far do our two disciplines overlap?
Reflecting on six months out of work (again).
“Alexa, open Gary Taylor’s website.”
(Updated 13 March)
Not launching the new centrist party that isn’t. What now?
My MP represents me. But does his party?
Thoughts from when the web was young.
When theory meets practice, who wins? Will it ever be the poor customer?
Bored, bored, bored… so re-theme the website. Obviously.
Despite our shared histories, Europe has always been “over there”. And this is where Britain goes wrong.
There are times when following process and procedure during recruitment makes you forget about the person at the other end. Here’s a couple of examples.