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 Ep 17

WhistlestopnotesHi hi! It’s been a busy week with a lot going on so I’m going to list out some of the things by days and then see if any insights fall out.MondayI wasn’t feeling well which meant I WFB (worked from bed) for most of the day. But actually the W in that is probably [...]

Weeknotes S10 Ep16

The house buying process. Reader, it is not this straightforward.Well hi. How has your week been? Mine has been… eventful.On Tuesday my buyer pulled out of our house sale.On Wednesday we started viewings again (after some frantic tidying).The Simpson’s house, the caption reads: (BANGING)Then, on Thursday we had a new offer!Stans(?) house in South Park, [...]

Weeknotes S10 Ep15

This series is going on forever…. might be time for a break soon.A flashing gif of the word ‘empower’Power / empowerment [1]/ language / soft stuffI’ve been thinking a lot about digital transformation, working in this space of change, of user centred design, of service design. Of power structures and hierarchies. Of empowerment and disempowerment, and the [...]

Weeknotes S10 Ep14

The meltdownIt’s Thursday evening as I write this. I’m watching the programme on the BBC about the crazy hotel in Liverpool where everything is Instagram fishing. I started watching it the other week and it is exactly the kind of delicious nonsense that I love.A room in The Shankley hotel, with gold crushed velvet bed [...]

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 S10 Ep12

Gif: a red pennant that reads ‘Nebraska’Hi there, it’s Friday and I’m writing my weeknotes! I’ve been getting late with this and for the past couple of weeks it’s taken me until Monday to get them done, which I haven’t enjoyed because I like to write as a way to mentally process the week.Anyway, here [...]

Weeknotes S10 Ep11

It will ripple.Gif: A drip of water ripples in a still pool.Ok, here we are again. It’s Monday.As I speak a 6 year old is running rings around me, literally and figuratively (yes, on a Monday). He is stealing lemons from the fruit bowl and chewing at the rind, jumping on his trampoline, running to the bottom [...]

Weeknotes S10 Ep10

Thou shalt see that it is barren.I started writing this on Friday night, from my bed, in front of Drag Race. But somehow it never got finished over the weekend. Well not quite ‘somehow’ — we were very busy tidying and moving furniture around — and in the evenings I was too tired to think about writing. So here we [...]

Weeknotes S10 Ep9

The black cloudGif: A cartoon man sits at a desk with his head on a hand, he has a thinking bubble above his head which rains on him with a single drip.I didn’t manage to get my weeknotes out last week. I’m not really sure why.I wasn’t feeling it, by which I mean, it kept popping into [...]