Health and Safety

Health and Safety seems to have a bad reputation in UK. You cannot pick up a copy of the Daily Mail without seeing an article critical of H&S: the firemen who can’t use a step ladder to change a light bulb in the station, or children who have been banned from playing conkers, all in… Continue reading Health and Safety


Have you ever arrived at work and realised you can’t remember a thing about the journey? It’s as though you have been on “autopilot”, with the route etched in your cerebral cortex. For the first few weeks in Mfuwe, I spent most of the drive to work looking for (and attempting to avoid) potholes. There… Continue reading Driving