Time to reflect

Not only is it the beginning of the new year, but it’s the beginning of a new decade. As always at this time of the year, I’m filled with lots of mixed feelings. On one hand, I’m excited at the prospect of new challenges and reflecting on the past and thinking about the future.

Unlocked Hidden Hatred

It’s been a turbulent time in the UK for the past few years. The UK population had a difficult task on its hand: to vote between two polarising candidates.

Why do we need self care?

I was recently invited to speak at TechUP Women. TechUP Women is an initiative that sets out to retrain 100 women from under represented groups from the North of England and the Midlands with tech skills, and here's what I spoke about.

Crossing the Divide

Across the board, people are pissed off. It doesn’t matter what market you’re in, what service you offer or what part of the country you operate in. People are unhappy, no service is perfect and we’re in a state of constant uncertainty and it doesn’t look like that’s going to change anytime soon.

How I hacked my bins

Everyone around me seems to be obsessed with recycling, cutting down on single use plastics and reducing the chemicals in their homes. I’m no exception to the rule.

What I learnt in 2018

It’s that time of the year, when I like to reflect on the past year, take a deep breath and see what I’ve learnt and where I want to go in 2019.

Unexpected Influences - 2pac

And, it struck me that I was probably doing myself a disservice by not taking the time to explain the impact that music, and specifically, 2pac, have had on the way I think and articulate my thoughts and opinions.