Jo Sidebottom

Why "Answers on a Postcard"?


Jo Sidebottom I wanted the experience of doing a regular blog, but unlike some of my pals I don't have a life or job filled with humorous and interesting anecdotes. The thought of coming up with entertaining stories regularly was quite daunting. "Answers on a Postcard" was born when I had the idea of asking myself a handful of questions each week, some serious and some more frivolous, and trying to keep the responses pithy and concise. Please feel free to leave any comments about my blog on my Guestbook page.

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Browsing Archive: September, 2011

Week ending Sunday 11th September 2011

Posted by Jo Sidebottom on Sunday, September 11, 2011,
Decision of the week
I’ve decided this will be the last blog.  I’m conscious it’s all getting a bit samey, and I’m also starting to find it a bit of a chore, so I think now is the time to stop.

Best work activity of the week

Several useful meetings in London this week.  We’ve agreed in future to amalgamate two different meetings together which I think will make more productive use of my time. 

Favourite Mensa activity this week

Apart from getting on with my actions from last weekend’s...
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Week ending Sunday 4th September 2011

Posted by Jo Sidebottom on Sunday, September 4, 2011,
Best work activity of the week
I had a couple of days at home this week so managed to catch up quite significantly on a backlog of emails and other tasks.  Part of me feels guilty when I’m not out and about meeting trusts, but there is no doubt that a big part of the job involves the admin side of correspondence, planning, research, familiarisation with the system, and so on, much of which is really best done in uninterrupted office time.

Best work meeting of the week
Interesting activity on F...
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