About a week ago, Amber Rudd, the Home Secretary in Britain announced that Britain would accept the children that were eligible to resettle in Britain from the refugee camp in Calais, France. These are unaccompanied minors (under 18 year olds) that currently have family in Britain. When the children started arriving, what should've been a … Continue reading The Shape of Things to Come?
I am currently in the land of the Free. We've flown 14 hours to have a holiday in Washington DC and New York City with the family. It is amazing... I've never been in this part of the US before and it is everything popular media promised us it would be. Washington DC has amazing … Continue reading Pokémon Go and Reality
There are just so many articles written about women and tech. We admit that there is a gender gap in hiring, a gender gap in pay and a gender gap in management. We look at the stats and lament at the numbers of girls choosing to start a STEM based degree, and then lament again … Continue reading Unconscious Bias
So this latest more geek-related post started off simply enough. I just installed Office 2013 on an old laptop, signed in with my Microsoft Account and was amused to see all my "recent" documents appear as if I'd been using them on that laptop! Yea, I guess I'm a bit behind, but hadn't actually done … Continue reading Microsoft Office
Yep, I'm a self-confessed Tiger Mom. I have a real tension (within my own head) about how to raise my boys. My oldest is just finishing up his first year of school this week. He is currently enrolled in swimming lessons, karate lessons, piano lessons and Kumon Maths. This looks to continue for the next … Continue reading Science & Maths
Been playing round with making things talk to each other all day, so thought i'd do a bit of a geek post. Those of you readers interested in social justice and human rights, feel free to ignore, right about now! The geeks amongst us read on! Background I'm a self-confessed Microsoft geek with a Microsoft … Continue reading Geekery…