Lots well-meaning people want to show kindness. They care too, for children. I've had people say 'I know what it's like, looking after my one year old is a full-time job.' I do not doubt that it is. This post is not here to denigrate the caring role of parents. In fact, there are many… Continue reading Ten ways caring is not like having small children
This is not the post I had scheduled for this week. In fact I have been very distracted this week, but in the best possible way. And one of the things I have done is add to my care burden. It seems illogical, and that’s exactly why I resisted it. But I was wrong. This… Continue reading Joyful things
I read a lot about academic precarity. Hourly paid teaching staff whose hours worked bear very little resemblance to the hours for which they get paid. I see the adverts for 10 month posts, supposedly for those who do not have rent to pay over the summer. Every time I do, I say a word… Continue reading From one precarity to another
What are we actually dealing with? A short intro to Al, care and ME.