I’ve just spent three days with Ant, Jag and Tony Barnes in the Metallurgy workshop, based within the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS) at the University of Birmingham. It’s worth writing about. Let me explain. Continue reading “No Trouble at Mill”
I’ve left this a few weeks before writing on the subject. The initial trigger was a job advert to which public reaction was polarised. I’ll explain why I flagged it for concern.
I initially glimpsed it on Twitter, thinking it would be perfect for my ‘twitcher’ mother. The successful candidates would be undertaking data collection during the nesting season of small birds in the wild. It sounded brilliant for her; until I read the full details. Continue reading “Voluntary Living Wage?”
As a change from usual stories, I’ve just come out of the cinema from watching Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Spare me this rant; I’ll feel better when I’ve gotten this off my chest. Continue reading “A Divergence in the Farce”