Fore word planning

I think this can be applied to almost any task. Yes I’m pretty sure it can, so it doesn’t really matter which analogy I’m going to use here but let’s go with… hmmm… painting a hallway. So, what do you need to paint a hallway? Paint. But which colour? That decision alone can take a while but eventually you’ll decide on a nice shade of.. let’s say deep red (for example) . What next, oh yes. Brushes, maybe a roller as well? Dust sheets, some edging tape if you aren’t too steady of hand. Screwdriver to open the tins, stick to stir the paint. OK, almost set. Now clear the hallway, take down any paintings and put the dustsheets down. …

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A note

At some point tomorrow this site will be offline. My super lovely host company are upgrading servers at the moment, and it’s my servers turn tomorrow. Just in case you think, for any wild reason, that I’ve been mucking about and broken things again. This time it isn’t me. Makes a change, I know.

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R.I.P.

Ivan Noble, aged 37. I guess that being confronted with his kind of illness gives you a new perspective on the world. He always spoke with dignity about his condition and, on reading about his death, I find myself touched more than I had realised.

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Book Count

Well it wasn’t as bad as I thought. I’ve only got 38 books that I’ve not read. Mind you another one – The American Boy – should arrive today, then there’ll be Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, and I’m sure I’ll pick up some more on Saturday when I drop off some old books at the local Oxfam (around 40 of them going, wonder how many I’ll bring back with me). Ohh and I’m currently, still, reading London Fields, and the Black Echo, and have a couple of books on loan from my Dad. Is it any wonder I don’t get around to practising on my keyboard more often?!

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Little epiphanies

Post title changed, I preferred Jann’s phrase First up I just want to thank everyone who has commented on the whole Style Switcher debacle. I’ve been lucky over the past few years that there are people out there willing to waste their own valuable time looking at my silly little website. Whilst it probably shouldn’t, I’m still amazed. Thanks. Secondly I just got a letter from the Co-operative Bank. We had a credit card with them (well with Smile) until last year when I cleared the balance, informed them to close the account and cut up the card. It seems like they didn’t close the account though. Bloody typical bank eh? Well, actually, not this time. The letter I received …

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