Category Archives: excellence

In which there are questions of attribution and identity …

‘If something is not what it claims to be, what is it?’ Like any public servant of a few years’ standing I have an extensive collection of name badges from conferences, training events and other gatherings. Unlike Wayne (in the … Continue reading

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In which I become a small business …

Some peculiar things have happened to me over the last year. There have been strange meetings with exotic folk in outlandish spots. Furtive telephone calls. Outrageous claims – that’s the cv – and counter-claims – the rejection letters. But none … Continue reading

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In which I take some inspiration from The Ashes …

The Saturday papers are full of good news from Downunder. The joy of waking each morning to hear of more overnight success has been a real fillip in these dog days of winter. And for any cricket fan who has … Continue reading

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