You can't take the Tarn...

I've been working at Nottingham Trent University (NTU) for a year now, while I feel settled in my role I feel somewhat less confident about my 'self' shall I say.  Much of this is down to how I feel I am perceived, especially from where I have come from Barnsley, South Yorkshire.  Whilst this may sound negative, this is a 'humble ramble' of reflection on interactions I have experienced.  That said, I am treated with respect by my peers and they are absolute stars and have been very supportive of me, even some are from Yorkshire and have reassured me.  However, I still get those vibes of 'oh he's from Barnsley/Yorkhsire...'.

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