Personal Blog

Personal development is professional development, and so this page is home to those posts that don’t directly correlate to my career. Potentially political, potentially about pop culture, this is where I’ll write about the things that don’t quite fit anywhere else. Do I even need to put the disclaimer about being written in a personal capacity here?

  • Just Read: Murder Your Darlings – Roy Peter Clark.
    I am not a writer. I am, however, somebody that writes. I write thousands of words every week, in reports, in emails, in copy for the website of my employer. To me, the distinction is that I hold the writer to a different level. I write as a perfunctory task, a means to an end. […]
  • A note to myself about reading, writing, and reflection, or: why it went wrong last time and how to make it not go wrong again.
    A couple of years ago, I set myself a challenge to read one book every week, followed by a review that I would then post to this website. This was, as with most arbitrary challenges of this nature, short lived. I burned out after about four weeks, not because I was struggling to read, but […]
  • Phil Green is Clocked Off- My new podcast!
    There are certain things that everyone has been doing during this lockdown: Baking bread Shaving their head Making podcasts. Considering I’ve already been doing the first two for years, that only left me with one option. Presenting Phil Green is Clocked Off, a new podcast exploring the wacky world of work! Releasing Tuesdays and Fridays, […]