Spending cuts

Why I may never work again

I’m posting this and really I should be doing something else. This is a diversion, an avoidance. I’m still redundant and unemployed. I did say…

People, Places and an itch

What roots people to places? Because I have an itch. Several years ago, as August turned to September, handed the keys of my flat to…

About Last Night

The events that unfolded last night across London and in other cities. Was that social unrest of the disenfranchised? Or was it is opportunistic looting?…

Redundancy One Month On

A month has passed and I am now waving from my redundancy bubble; “Hello world!” Inside the bubble life is relaxed, we have the luxury…

Redundancy Day One

Welcome to my new life. Today is day one of my redundancy life. Technically, I was made redundant on Thursday. However, Friday is my non-work…

Everything’s Moving

There are knots across my back. I’m grumpy and snappy. I feel as if I am standing in a room and the furniture is flying…

Marching for the Alternative

I blogged about our plans to March on 26th, the threat to my job (here). In true parent ‘fashion’ I spend Friday afternoon running round…

Why I’m Marching

A couple of weeks ago I blogged about a demonstration I attended outside my local council, which rose from my concerns about budget cuts. The…