How do you know that you have been heard? How does it feel when you know that you have truly been listened to and really heard? And when was the last time that you felt or knew that you had been heard? A common (and welcome) bit of feedback from the people I work with… Continue reading Can anybody hear me?
This week has been a bit of a slog at times to be honest. Work is interesting and needs doing soon but for some reason it's felt a bit like wading through mud this week and I've been easily distractable. Which then ends up with me being frustrated with myself come Friday. I've found a… Continue reading Maintaining focus
November weirdness - apparently both Clarinet Day AND Saxophone Day exist in November. (There now follows a slightly self-indulgent post - please forgive me). A well known route to writing social media posts is to check and see if there are any "relevant" awareness days coming up. Doing this, you quickly find that there are… Continue reading If music be…
"Well, it's clear to me that your son does NOT have a hearing problem. He has a listening problem." Probably a low point in my parenting career there. But I was reminded of it by a comment from a fellow climate scientist in the context of the COP26 being held in Glasgow this week. Talking… Continue reading Talking and listening