The Bartlett Bubble

Ideas, hopes and dreams for
a better world of work and life

Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing.

Muhammad Ali

We all live in a bit of a bubble I think – the main characters in our own biopic. Sometimes the supporting cast struggle a bit with the plot, and sometimes the extras can be just so annoying, but we’re in our bubble and in there we’re safe, we’re protected, and we’re able to be ourselves.

This is my bubble.

Welcome. Feel free to have a look around and see what you like. Or don’t like. That’s okay too. There’s a decent chance that I haven’t thought about it from inside your bubble.

  • Fighting fires

    October 19, 2020 by

    When I was a kid, I watched my father [hi Dad!] walk into a burning building. I was maybe 8 I guess? Our house backed onto a farm and (so the tale goes) some local kids had been smoking in the barn in the evening and it caught fire. Next to the barn was a… Read more

  • A post-office world?

    September 17, 2020 by

    When my wife [hi Sarah!] and I made the decision to move out of South East London [big up big up Crystal Palace massive] three years back, I planned to work from home for “at least” a day a week. I was going from a 45-minute commute to one which would take an hour and… Read more

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