My Post-Covid Christmas Strategy

My Post-Covid Christmas Strategy

I write to you from my sickbed, which is an awful lot nicer than it sounds. My bedroom is one of my favourite rooms in the house, and so it’s not been a punishment to be confined here since my positive test last week. Covid has not been easy on me, though – I’ve had...
Facts I Never Knew about the Gunpowder Plot

Facts I Never Knew about the Gunpowder Plot

Every Autumn when I was little, we built a bonfire in the field at the back of the house. The farmer didn’t mind, because he and his wife had a lot of land and five children, and they were all at the heart of our best village celebrations. Then, on 5 November, the...
An Introvert’s Guide to Networking

An Introvert’s Guide to Networking

If you’re a raging introvert like me, then starting your own business and working on your own is a natural fit. The office environment was fine and I did it for 12 years: but for an introvert, interacting with people all day long whenever they feel like talking to you...