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Author Archives: Richard Overy
Channel 4 showed the thought-provoking second series of Utopia last year; a dark conspiracy thriller which centres on a graphic novel and the group of people who discover it. Episode 6 of series 2 opens with Terence (an agent for the … Continue reading
This week will be my last working week at Telford & Wrekin Council as I’m taking voluntary redundancy. I have worked at the Council since I left school 25 years ago and although I’m sad to be leaving the many … Continue reading
I visited my GP recently and while I was waiting I noticed the hand hygiene information graphic on his wall. The six stages of hand washing used by health professionals (Ayliffe et al 1978) was developed to ensure all areas … Continue reading
If you have posted a parcel in the past few weeks the chances are you were asked what’s inside. The first time I was asked I thought the Clerk was being a bit nosey; in fact the questions were for safety … Continue reading
I was pleased to learn that my colleagues and I will be moving from Darby house in Telford Town Centre to the new civic buildings in my home town of Wellington. The new offices are attached to the improved civic … Continue reading