Handling Information Laziness

Like most people, I ‘fell’ into the world of Technical Communications. I didn’t choose this career, and like many I didn’t study anything that remotely involved writing. But then, who really knows what they want to be when they are choosing what to study at university. So, after spending a few years learning about Electronic and Electrical Engineering, and largely finding the entire experience boring, I packed that in and somehow found myself working as a Technical Administrator for a small local software firm. My Mother had spotted the job advert in the local paper and the rest, as they say, has passed under the bridge… Having spent some time helping out at a local community centre, creating flyers and …

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No luck required

My sister-in-law Claire, despite her protestations, is a wonderful person. If I didn’t already have a wonderful sister then she would easily adopt that status (dropping the slightly off putting ‘in-law’ status seems much more personal). She is a single mother of four, and is currently back at college and hoping to get one place of five on a dietetics course at Caledonian University. Having missed out on a lot whilst she brought up her kids, she has thrown herself back into study in a way I can only envy as I neither managed to reach her levels of dedication when I was at University nor do I think I could reach them should I return there now. Today she …

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