2017

The Three T's of Teams 

When I am looking to work with people, people to become part of my team (or myself to become part of another team) I look for three things in people. Having a team around you is really important to ensure things get done. I don’t mean getting the same things done – I mean getting the
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Reserved Seat Anxiety

With my ninja like skills and I normally find a seat. But at nearly £500 a month you might think a seat on a train would be guaranteed, but sadly not.

Dear India - Where Is Your Solidarity?

Dear India, It’s all too easy at the moment for people to deride and deny the rights of trans women and, when it comes from one of my own, it hurts even more. Of course, I am talking about your comments in Pink News. It hurts more when that woman speaks without understanding or knowledge of
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The Transparent Door

This week on my social media one of my connections posted up a copy of an email they had received from a recruitment consultant about a job they applied for. The email was feedback on their CV from the client. The CV was “impressive” and ideal for the role, but also that the customer was
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A Woman, Just Like Me

I always knew that starting work again after my sabbatical (yes, I wasn’t really retired) would be a defining moment for my gender. I was privileged to be able to take so much time away from the pressures and stresses of work to sort myself out, ok, OK transition. So starting back at work would
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Faith, Bull-sh*t and Divesting

It’s been a long time since I actually stopped reading a book midway through. Actively stopped. Took my bookmark out, and then sat on the train contemplating if I should have invested another five hours, along with the previous five I had already clocked up. The book was called Insanely Gifted by one of the
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