Weeknotes S10 Ep 18

Longest series everHi welcome to my week(notes). I wasn’t really happy with last week and I didn’t have the energy to write anything particularly interesting, but I think that’s maybe a reflection of this series going on for rather longer than I thought. I need a break really. So this will be the last weeknote for [...]

Weeknotes S10 Ep13

RipplesHello and happy Friday. It’s blustery. Its a bit rainy. It’s definitely autumn now.Gif: Winnie the Pooh on a blustery dayIt’s been a pretty good week, no major issues or worries, some progress made and some good conversations. I’m not sure I’ve had any big feels or epiphanies this week, but lets start writing and see [...]

Weeknotes S9 Ep14

Where you are[Gif] Bulbasaur and Squirtle wearing party hats.This week has been brought to you by the following “biggish” things:It was my 5 year Civil Service birthday!This is my 100th (yes, 100th!) weeknote!We finished Sprint 12 and moved into Sprint 13!At home, we took delivery of our new Fatboy hammock (truly, a life changing purchase!)This is now [...]

Weeknotes S9 Ep5

This week has been mostly brought to you by looking under rocks and discovering all sorts of things hidden underneath them.A meme of a bearded man amongst some rocks with the caption “For a few weeks I’ve been living under a rock” to which I say, “Great, can you please return to your place under [...]

Weeknotes S9 Ep4

Oof, quite a week…Pikachu welling up.This has been one of those weeks that has felt so intense that I’m not really sure if I am able to write weeknotes today. I’ve been playing pokémon this morning to distract myself and relax a little.I want to write but I’m also aware that I need to take things gently. [...]

Weeknotes S9 Ep3

A busy week, but one where things start to come togetherA gif from the Simpsons that says “Everything’s comin’ up Millhouse!”Bit of a weird week that probably starts last Friday really. Because so much has happened I’m going to try and group things together under some themes.Before I start, here’s what I’ve been reading:A screenshot of [...]

Weeknotes S6 Ep08

Bonus double feature!Well hello, happy Friday. How are you feeling?I’m reeling a bit after a whirlwind couple of weeks where I’ve been unusually busy, because of that there’s a lot to get through, so I thought I’d do a brief-ish breakdown of the week followed by some more detailed thoughts at the bottom.So what happened (Week 1)?Monday [...]

Weeknotes S6 Ep02

Hey Duggie painting and decorating.Before I beginHey. Hi. How are you?I tried to start writing this yesterday (Thursday) but at every point my brain just said no, no no. Stop. We had a lot of people in the house doing our garden and some decorating. I was distracted and I couldn’t stop and take time to [...]

Weeknotes S5 Ep1

Hey there part-timerHello to you, person reading my weeknotes. How are you?These weeknotes are a break with my usual structure and style because in truth I think I’m a bit blogged out for the moment, which feels strange. But with a new working pattern, childcare and general routine upheaval I’ve been struggling to find a [...]

Not weeknotes

But a list of links to things I’ve read and found interesting this week.I’ve only ever put these kinds of links at the bottom of my weeknotes and I’m never entirely sure how useful they are to anyone. But if racial and gender biases, feminism, mental health, agile working, user research, content design, AI and “stuff [...]