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An open letter to the Women & Equalities Select Committee

I’m struggling right now to know what to do. I’ve just joined the Women’s Equality Party BAME Caucus as an ally. I’ve donated to more causes and recommended books to friends (for anyone reading this, please buy a copy of Black and British: A Forgotten History by David Olusoga) but I also think that a… Continue reading

A ‘Shultz Hour’

One of my favourite podcasters is Debbie Millman. Design Matters, her podcast, is such a high-quality, though-provoking listen. Thanks to her, one of my mantras for years now has been ‘busy is a decision’. She likes to talk about how her students will often say they’re too busy to study or do homework or take… Continue reading

Pretty much just one shade of grey

Two of the things that have brought me the most joy during lockdown have been the Twitter accounts Bookcase Credibility (‘What you say is not as important as the bookcase behind you’) and Room Rater. Partly inspired by Credibiilty Bookcase, and partly by a tweet I saw during the week, yesterday I re-ordered all of… Continue reading

Tools I recommend

This is a work-in-progress list but as I come to the end of 2019 there are plenty of apps and tools I’ve noticed have really boosted my productivity, health and learning. For some of the tools I’m including referral links below – if you’re tempted to try these out then we’ll both benefit if you… Continue reading