Several friends and one family member are organising funerals this week. None of these deaths are Covid related, nonetheless, this virus has touched each family as a result of the strict regulations placed now on ceremonies such as funerals and weddings. Everything has been stripped back to keep us safe.
Despite many misgivings, staff have slipped relatively seamlessly into the remote world of Teams and Firefly as though it had been ever thus.
According to Martin Seligman only 2% of the population are natural optimists. He argues that the rest of us need to learn optimism. I wonder how many parents fall into that rare 2% category?
'You are never too small to make a difference'
To Kindle or to Book? Having bid farewell to our lucky group of Jasper skiers on Wednesday with their enormous, colourful suitcases, I wonder how many of them deliberated, as I do, about how to balance my love of a real book with the realities of limited packing space when going away?