A thank-you shard

January 26, 2007

University College London really knows how to treat its staff well. One academic nearing retirement, but still with offers for future contracts in hand, received a package full of broken glass and a retirement certificate.

His e-mail complaint elicited a snappy response chastising him for being ashamed of his college's inability to do the ordinary extraordinarily well.

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