Today I was staggered to be involved in an email chain amongst my work colleagues which showed just how ingrained some sexism is, how much unconscious bias is sitting beneath the surface, how much we still have to do to eradicate it all – apparently our PA’s birthday present has always been organised by one of the women in […]
If you are a man in a work environment you have probably never felt singled out for being a man, embarrassed by personal comments on your appearance or attire, or been the butt of endless jokes about your love life, sex life, inability to be as good as your female colleagues just by dint […]
Yes I know part time work has made my life a million times better – I see more of the girls, I get less resentful when I have a week like this one and don’t see them for days in a row and life has a one day reset button. It is a good […]
No I’m not divorcing Mr Muddling and announcing that my preference has changed gender. Although that would probably send my page views rocketing through the roof momentarily, must make a mental note of that for next time inspiration flags.
No, I’m still me but I have realised that I am lacking something all my […]
There’s nothing quite like that feeling when you FINALLY manage to send the last work email and start turning off the laptop. The feeling of tension starting to ease out of your shoulders and your brain starting to turn off.
The whole sheer unrelenting misery of my job from hell is making me consider looking at something else. I mean if you find yourself sitting in the car at the station car park every night having a damn good cry before driving home then something might not be entirely right.