They say change is as good as a rest. With early morning commutes, a ‘distinctive’ uniform and interaction with the general public, volunteering at the London 2012 Paralympic Games couldn’t have been further removed from the desk-bound job I’d become weary of.
Lanyards – the piece of fabric that allows you to hang a conference badge from your neck – have a lifespan of just a few hours. How can we change that?
Some thoughts after spending a few days in the Netherlands second city.
The work of celebrated illustrator and artist William Kentridge is showcased at the EYE Film Institute in Amsterdam.
For the last few years I’ve employed a little life hack: signing up my future self to things I would ordinarily avoid.