Month: January 2019

You are at least free to whittle your nibs

We’re not overly prescriptive in enforcing ‘workplace rules’ these days. Casual Friday is now blurring into Laid Back Monday and Seriously Slobby Wednesday. When managers feel compelled to say anything about dress, hairstyles or body odour, they generally put it off for the fear of crossing some line of harassment or causing offence. The standard …

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A Thousand Months

Another New Year has passed, and as usual, I slept through the midnight hoorays. I cannot be bothered to stay awake to see a clock move, but I admit that there is something about the ending of a year that makes me think about the passage of time.