In my time as Production Manager of a newspaper printing site, now stretching back more than fifteen years, I have indeed called, or more precisely phoned people to exclaim "STOP THE PRESS" ! However, I am now faced with a metaphorical stop the press situation. Our site in Birmingham has been placed into consultation for closure alongside our Luton press site. Around 150 jobs are at risk, including my own. The question is regularly voiced: " Are you alright ?" It's not a question I know how to answer two days after I was given the news. I tend to say that I am, but I don't really know to what extent I am alright. Is there are measure of alrightness?! For me, this enforced situation isn't a total surprise although it was only one of a few scenarios which I believed may happen. Additionally, I had been considering the future and making plans for a long time, but not actually doing something about it! As I'm in my mid-40's I knew that ne
T1 Diabetic ramblings, with a special interest in the Abbott Freestyle Libre Glucose Monitor...and perhaps some totally unrelated musical thoughts.