After graduating from the University of Cambridge with a degree in economics ' and before going into teaching ' Emmie Bidston worked developing policies for the government in Westminster, in a range of areas from education to contingency planning. She is currently director of the Wellington Leadership and Coaching Institute and was previously head of economics. She has also co-founded a charity to help develop young leaders in Africa.
If you’re lucky enough to live long enough, you get to an age when you realise you are going to die. When you’re younger, you think you know that, of course you do, but you don’t, not really. With this realisation, living long enough, you get to understand that the great prize is being […]
Another chill, dull, not-going-anywhere Sunday. Stuck and boring, nothing being achieved, nothing worth achieving. And then, by mid-afternoon, snow. Silent, drifting, changing the landscape utterly, its brightness lifting the spirits. A miracle of snow. I didn’t make it come. It just came. I watched it though, and it made me smile. Sometimes, the present […]