June, 2009

NIA: Best laid plans… - June 17, 2009

I started my secondment at the NIA three weeks ago and as soon as I had walked in the door I knew about the Summer Reception. Everyone in the office was talking about it. ‘It’s the most prestigious and the most fun reception in the industry.’ I settled into my new desk and then met [...]

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Royal Geography Society Annual General Meeting - June 10, 2009

I travelled down to London on June 1st to attend my Institute’s (the Royal Geographical Society) AGM and Annual Reception. The NDA Chairman, Stephen Henwood, is also the Honourary Treasurer for the RGS and was speaking at the AGM. It was therefore a great networking opportunity, with Stephen and also all the important people he [...]

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Welcome to the North -

It’s a few months later than some others, but I am now a Southerner who lives in the North! Cumbria is a beautiful part of the world, and I’m missing the glitz and glamour of life in Oxfordshire much less than expected.  I’ve been spending much of my time sorting out the new house which, [...]

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