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I really want a cat so I can call it 'Catastrophe'

(or... 'cat' for short)

Our 13 year-old son has a Maths test next month. It's an important one, as it will determine what set he's in going into his first GCSE year next year.

Just been helping him revise. I did A-level Maths but... wow, it's been a while! 🤔

At times, our strengths propel us so far forward we can no longer endure our weaknesses and perish from them

A recruiter phoned me earlier - 18:00 on a Friday! - and seemed amazed I'd applied for the role on offer. That's the second time that's happened recently, and this was like a global product director role.

Perhaps I undervalue myself? It's easily done when people chip away at your self-worth, I guess.

Well, after my wife turns 40 next week, it'll be my turn just before Christmas.

I'm surprising her with a few things, but she's asked me what I want for my birthday. And you know what? I want a kick-ass gaming chair that I can also use for work.

(other recommendations welcome!)

Sometimes the contrast between a space in which you feel tremendous personal and professional growth, and a space in which you feel the opposite is pretty stark.

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