Author Archives: afteralice24

A brief bulletin

Owing to unforseen circumstances – to strange, unexpected, and beyond your control “drink me” happenings -I am sorry to have to inform you that the White Rabbit will be unable to post for a little while ( actually I think  he is running from the Queen of … Continue reading

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White rabbit visits the east end

I love to spend some Saturday afternoons in the East End taking pictures of the street art that shouts out for attention from the walls, shop-shutters, bridges and other unexpected surfaces around Brick Lane and Shoreditch . They’re snapshots – moments … Continue reading

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“Curiouser and curiouser”, said Alice.

I’ve worked in mental health for years and have always refered participants with financial issues around their support needs to the experts. My focus was on addressing issues of a different kind with them. As a support planner, however, I find myself very involved in the financial reality of my clients daily lives. This is new to me. So … Continue reading

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The white rabbit feels his age

At 53 I dont think of myself as old – most days! But yesterday, when I ordered tea and toast at my local cafe, the lovely, crusty bloomer slices that arrived gave me cause to reconsider. You see I simply couldnt eat them … Continue reading

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whoops !

My secondment to support planning training means I spend 2 days a week in anunfamiliaroffice. It, therefore, takes me a while each week to re-orient myself into the role and to any new stuff thats gone on in my absence. Last tuesday I’d just sat down at my … Continue reading

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The white rabbit has a beer

Following my first client visit I was sitting drinking a cold beer (much deserved you must admit!) and enjoying the early evening sunshine outside a Pub in little Venice while I waited for some friends. I was musing over my day and found myself thinking about how wordy  it … Continue reading

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Down the rabbit hole

I was counting on at least six weeks classroom time before the challenging “real people” stuff began. Thats how I like it- cram me full of information before showing me a client. “Alas” and “shock – horror” though, this was no gently sloping rabbit hole but a steep, steep … Continue reading

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