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Monthnotes – November 2023

Looking back over November, it’s felt like a bit of a “hard graft” kind of month – one where there was plenty to get done, … Read More

Monthnotes – October 2023

Grisedale Tarn, Lake District, October 2023

A good friend once told me that building a portfolio working life was like planting saplings to form a new forest. He explained that over … Read More

Monthnotes – September 2023

Tenby, Pembrokeshire, September 2023

September was a back to reality month for me – both at work and home. At work the first two weeks of the month felt … Read More

Monthnotes – August 2023

Col de Joux Plane, French Alps, August 2023

This month was very much a holiday month and a welcome break from work. When I left TPXimpact last December I wanted to take a … Read More

Monthnotes – July 2023

Borrowdale valley from Seathwaite

July’s felt like a bit of a one-off month, lacking the usual cadence of working life. Finishing up with a couple of fractional COO engagements … Read More

Monthnotes – June 2023

4hr live DJ set - June 2023

June was very much a business as usual month after the disruption of my health scare and surgery last month. I was properly back at … Read More

Monthnotes – May 2023

Wedding photo, 31st May 2003

Today – 31st May 2023 – is our 20th wedding anniversary. I can’t really believe that Jo and I have been married 20 years. It’s … Read More

Monthnotes – April 2023

Spring sunset at Whitstable, Kent - April 2023

Looking back at this month and trying to work out what went on, two interesting inflexion points stood out for me. Since January I’ve been … Read More

Monthnotes – March 2023

Lamb in field

Looking back at the time since my last monthnotes, it feels like it’s been a pretty work-centric month as the season turns and spring is … Read More