Time Off in an Unusual Time

I stopped working last Friday afternoon so I could have some time off before the summer ends. Work in my case being the PhD I began last October, following the year’s worth of MA I’d just completed at the University of Liverpool. And none of which I’d have considered to be work at all for […]

Holidays are not ‘Annual Leave’

A few weeks ago I posted a well received discussion on here about people with jobs asking the rest of us to do free work. Well those requests have noticeably stopped just for the moment as the people with jobs are on annual leave. Yes it’s that time of the year again, when emails bounce […]

The Clearing 3: Is this the life we really want?

Previously on The Clearing, Sarah said… “You know the Leeds Liverpool Canal? If you had a year to live would you bother finishing it?” “No” I unhesitatingly replied. A third episode of getting rid of the stuff of our lives that’s lost its meaning. So here at Clearing Central in Liverpool we’ve already made a […]