Lockdown habits I’m keeping

Most of the things I learned over the lockdown period weren’t really new – more a rebooting of old interests and habits. Revitalising languishing skills, consolidating stronger ones or acquiring new ones, especially through webinars and courses, have all come into play during this time. Remote working: Now that working from home has become theContinue reading “Lockdown habits I’m keeping”

Travels through Asia

At the start of 2017 I said that I wanted to travel to Asia and Asia-Pacific that year. From May I got to work in reporting and public information for the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (or, more simply, OCHA) in South Asia (Pakistan and Bangladesh). At the beginning of December andContinue reading “Travels through Asia”

Work and Live Abroad – last word

A side note You are going to have to exercise much courage and determination to jump over the appalling discrimination (especially sexism) and downright abuse that goes on in some companies and organisations, both at home and abroad. Don’t let that stop you. Ultimately, if harassment and bullying are endemic within an organisation or evenContinue reading “Work and Live Abroad – last word”