Category Archives: Culture

Dealing with Cold Callers

Print PageI’ve never worked in a call centre.  Neither do I want to.  How many of those currently working in one actually want to be there? As I see it, there are two types of call centre; ones I call … Continue reading

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Nightmare memories

Print PageLast week I was very privileged to hear first hand from someone who saw something of the horror of Belsen at the end of the Second World War. As a rebellious teenager, Barbara (not her real name) had joined … Continue reading

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Mackworth ward recycling report completed

Print PageNote: For background information see my previous item, or read the report, referenced below. Over 270 recycling surveys were collected from the New Zealand area of Mackworth ward by volunteers for Derby Climate Coalition whom I co-ordinated.  The surveys have … Continue reading

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Keep angry!

Print PageThis graffiti appeared a week or so ago down by Markeaton Brook.  And I respect its message (though not the way it has been delivered). Anger can be good.  It can motivate. The first time that I recognised this strongly in … Continue reading

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