Monday morning - and I wasn’t relishing the thought of going to work. The impossible stuff I had had to leave on Thursday afternoon was still hanging around, but at least a senior manager understnads that there is no easy answer without people being unhappy – very unhappy! My line manager phoned in sick and we don’t expect to see her for a couple of weeks.
In recognition of how hard things are at the moment, we had a couple of “war cabinet” meetings. Thankfully the issues are being recognised, but goodness knows what will happen next.
I was so glad to leave this evening after another day of barely getting away from my desk. And in other news, I have at last offloaded a voluntary position for an organisation which we are no longer involved with. In some ways I was happy to keep helping out, but I just haven’t got the time to give it what it deserves, and my motivation is less, now that BB has moved on.
In more positive news, I heard from two friends this evening who are both undergoing cancer treatment – I was pleased to hear that both are doing well, and I must say it has helped me to put everything else in perspective.
Here are some colourful Edinburgh windows.