I am the worst sick person ever. I whinge. I tell every single person I meet that I’m on my last legs. I cough and snort and splutter. Most people around me are sick with the same thing, but no, I’m the sickest. But this last week, while leaning over a steaming bowl of eucalyptus, […]

I thought it was high time I shared a recent inspiring week before the memory faded and it was lost forever in the hum-drum of winter. I was part of the Vic Voices choir for a chunk of the first Trimester – a mix of staff, graduates and current students, including amazing Music students. We […]

We have just come to the end of a really great series of Careers in Focus seminars, held jointly with the Victoria University of Wellington Law Students’ Society and the Faculty of Law. We looked at all those *other* things you can do with your Law degree, from working in small to medium-sized firms, the […]

I’m asking this question because I’m not an (early) morning person.  From what I’m reading lately, the answer to the above question will be yes and no. I am like a she-bear with a sore head until two coffees have been consumed before 10.30am. I have a sugar-induced spurt of productivity mid-afternoon when everyone else […]

I’ve just had a couple of days with no connection to e-mails or the shared drive here at work – a long, not-very-interesting story that is all sorted out now. With an event to organise and some work that really needed doing, I had two choices: I could get really stressed and shout at helpdesk […]

It’s a pretty plain title for a blog and maybe in this day and age with the all the media by which you can market yourself, the paper CV may soon be a thing of the past.  As this post in Recruitment Grapvine suggests, the CV is evolving: The face of recruitment has evolved to keep up […]

Over the summer I’ve been doing a poetry workshop that Vic teaches in conjunction with Iowa University.  It’s a real privilege to be able to do it, and I’m sure my writing practice will improve as a result.  But you know what the most profound and measurable result for me has been?  Overcoming my fear […]