Churches’ Media Council, 2009

Currently at the Churches' Media Council (officially retired last night, to be renamed the Church and Media Network) Conference in Swanwick, Derbyshire. Already over halfway through, and it's really interesting. Haven't got time for a full-blog as need to get back into the swing, but thought I would register my presence here, and can add a blog, or blogs later, as the mood takes!So far we have already heard from:The Attourney General, the Rt Hon…

Career Resources

Buckingham, Marcus, Now Discover Your Strengths! Pocket Books, 2005 Graham, B., and Ali, L., Moving on in Your career: A Guide for Postgraduates and Academics, Routledge, 2000 Moses, Barbara, What Next: The Complete Guide to Taking Control of Your Working Life, 2003 Secrist, J., What Else You Can Do with a PhD, Sage Publications, 2000 Sher, Barbara., What do I do if I want to do Everything? Rodale Ltd, 2006 Isbister, Nick & Robinson, Martin.,…

Week 7: "Catch Your Breath"

Catch Your Breath/Take Time out to Smell the Roses The modern day equivalent of "You shall remember and keep the Sabbath day holy" can be "take time out to smell the roses"! The Entertainer This week, Gary Grant, who owns "The Entertainer" toy stores across the UK was interviewed about his decision to keep his shops shut on a Sunday (setting aside the Christian aspect, Sunday is an important day for families, felt it was…

Starting Monday off with a little Salsa

The WeekendCombination of a career support event at CCW (I have so much work to do on my CV!),  and a great meal in the evening at The Forge, Otterbourne for Karen's birthday (good company, good food, good service, good value-for-money) on the Saturday, and a shared event at Wesley Church for Wesley, St Barnabas and NWCC in the morning (including a free lunch, always good), and Christ Church in the evening on the Sunday.Monday:…