The other day I realised my WhatsApp tagline says ‘on a train somewhere’. It was created pre-Covid. I got on a couple of trains last week like we did in the ‘before times’ and it wasn’t great. As much as the trains were quick and clean, on time and efficient, it wasn’t a great experience.… Read More On a train somewhere
The #LDInsight question last Friday was an interesting one: I’m pleased the question didn’t frame us as post pandemic – we’re not. As I said in my replies, it’s about building capacity for more lockdowns. We WILL see more strains of Covid and we need to see how vaccine resistant they are. This is because… Read More Planned Pandemic
I saw this in an article last week: So we live with this sort of / not-really done with COVID reality. We gratefully mask and test and booster. We embrace our newfound academic work flexibility. We sometimes meet in person and more times by Zoom. And we wait for this all to end and for… Read More How long do you think we will be waiting?
I have Covid. Again. The first time was in September last year and was an awful lot worse than it is now. What’s different this time is that I can still carry on working from home, even though there might be an expectation that I would work in an office. Don’t let anyone tell you… Read More Once is unfortunate
Almost a year ago I suggested that we were at the end of the beginning for what we might need to do to support people in the workplace through the Covid pandemic. I suggested some of the things that I’d been thinking of and they’re worth revisiting. You’re not going to be able to base… Read More Where are we now?