Acquis

Librarianship, public relations, and all points in between. Merriment and what-not. But why ‘acquis’?

Looking forward, looking back

I’m always better off than I think. I just have to think about it.

A website blast from the past

A random thought brought back a few happy football memories. A few sad ones, too.

The Echo and The Dot

No, it’s not a Gruffalo-style Christmas story – I’ve bought one of each.

Sunday at the Travel Centre

Usually, I do my research and know exactly what I want. This time…

Scrubbing up for PRide

With sincere apologies to Simon Baylis, who was cropped out of this image by the photographer before uploading. I look good though.

Me at the PRide Awards Dinner in 2017.

Doing it yourself

How difficult is it to set up your own web and email space? Well…

One App to Rule Them All

Information is power, which might be why the trains companies don’t like you having it.

The Dating Game… a ‘no score’ draw?

Tinder, Match, speed dating… less a game, more a minefield I tells you.

You subscribed

You know you didn’t. But it can be difficult to prove.

The Wrong Trousers

The thing that affects all men of a certain age and waist size… belts.

Twelve months (and one week) later…

A year of unemployment. How’s that working out now?

The Impossible Client

If you don’t have all the information to hand, you can’t always make the right decision.

Caution: Merge Ahead

Should we? Could we? Would we?

One year on, Emma is elected (ooh – does that mean it’s my turn next year?) although I think my political satire has passed over the heads of many…

Tell your story, your way

Complex project communications? Think Apollo 13.

Inflexible travel for flexible workers

Why the travel industry hasn’t kept up with our working lives.

Mapping Yorkshire’s closed railway stations

Because… well, why not? The Devil makes work for idle hands, after all.

You have reached your destination (board)

I don’t care if it is sad – all hail split-flap displays!

Would you like some feedback?

Well… no. Because it’s not me, it’s you.

The Boy Scout Oath

Some wise words from William Marsteller.