Giss a job

Your New Core Strategy: Employee Retention: “one day in the not-too-distant future the job market will swing back toward the job seeker’s advantage. And when it does, the effect on some organizations—particularly those that let employee satisfaction and retention strategies take a back seat to seemingly more pressing issues of corporate survival—could be severe” Interesting…Continue reading Giss a job


Yes, the tree is up, as well as the rest of the decorations. Photo of that and hopefully a nice one from Lomond Shores last night where we had dinner. Ohh and you are all keeping an eye on the miniblog, aren’t you?

Blog to the Future?

The recent Bloggers Xmas Party (in London), and an aside by Lori has pinged a little light bulb in my head. I doubt I’m the first to think of this… By all accounts, the Bloggers Xmas Party was a huge success, and already there are little in-jokes springing up, jokes that, if you weren’t there,…Continue reading Blog to the Future?


The answer was the last one, in case you were wondering. And I forgot to mention the wonderful subtitles for Top of the Pops that included a mention of that well known urban cross-stitching group “Sew Solid”… hey you couldn’t make this stuff up…

World AIDS Day

I don’t know where to start. Just this morning another news article about rising figures in the UK, are we heading back to the hedonistic days of the 80s? Haven’t we got the message? “The global HIV/AIDS epidemic killed more than 3 million people in 2003, and an estimated 5 million acquired the human immunodeficiency…Continue reading World AIDS Day