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Notes From My Office: July’s Words

One thing to be said for a summer in quarantine, with or without working from home, is that it’s much cooler than in the Office. Or is that just me? Of course, I think it probably helps that, so far, this summer hasn’t had the sustained heatwave that the last few have had. Spring sunshine… Continue reading Notes From My Office: July’s Words

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Notes From My Office: April’s Words

In the early days of the quarantine period, I read various articles about home-working, and tips on surviving lockdown. At least one of the articles about home-working talked of putting on your work-clothes/make-up/high heels; I forget who wrote it or said it, or where I read it. Now, admittedly, my workplace has a casual dress-code… Continue reading Notes From My Office: April’s Words

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Notes From My Office: February’s Words 2020

The end of February is quite a nice time. Normally, we are coming to the end of winter, although snow in March is not unknown, and all the signs of Spring are beginning to make themselves felt. Days are lengthening again, and gosh – isn’t it nice to leave the office while it’s still light… Continue reading Notes From My Office: February’s Words 2020

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Notes From My Office: November’s Words

Generally, I like my day-job. I'm an Accessibility Proofreader, which means I spend my days playing spot-the-difference between documents for sighted people and the large print or braille versions for the visually impaired. There are two main reasons I like my job. One: it satisfies my need to point out mistakes. Finding mistakes in the… Continue reading Notes From My Office: November’s Words