Category Archives: excuses

First TansPennine Express……upon pain of death!

  Yesterday I was scheduled to run a development workshop for a department at the University of York. Knowing full well that parking is a nightmare in the city I decided to do my “green bit” and go by train. … Continue reading

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Small businesses and awful customer service………………..

We constantly hear in the media about how difficult it is for small businesses to sustain themselves during the economic downturn, which we have suffered from in the UK for the last seven years or so. The economy now seems … Continue reading

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There are lies, damned lies and student excuses for late submission of work!

For anyone who has ever worked in an educational establishment and has suffered from the inevitable student excuses for late submission of work. Every excuse from “my dog has shingles” to “I went back to Pakistan for a wedding……….for a … Continue reading

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