Met an old colleague this week (Adele) who is just about to take her first tentative steps into the world of consultancy and self-employment. The sense of trepidation and excitement took me back 4 years to when I started thinking about my own journey (it took me a few more months to take the plunge).
Which to be honest wasn't really a surprise. It's February after all. Always good to visit and to think about the impact and opportunities that devolution offers in terms of drug and policy and practice. Spent some great time with Mighty Mick who is spearheading some Peer 2 Peer naloxone provision and outreach throughout Gwent.
So I launched a new website at the back end of 2023 and thought I'd start the year committing to a monthly blog - of the important things that float around my head: work, life, music and politics and their various interfaces. Suggestion by Andy Winter to make it a weekly thing playing right into
So I actually managed to switch off for a couple of weeks at the end of the year. Caught up with friends and family, took instruction on how to update website and post blogs read books and to re-stock for the coming year.. Naievely I had hoped that we might collectively rediscover kindness and whilst