Happy the Man

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.

Back in the stacks

After several years away, getting my librarianship mojo back on. I do love a good library…

Us and them

Despite our shared histories, Europe has always been “over there”. And this is where Britain goes wrong.

‘Human’ Resources

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.