Recently, over at leisa’s site, I bemoaned the fact that most “web” events and conferences that take place in the UK are centred around London. So imagine my annoyance when I discovered, today, that there is a BarCamp happening in Edinburgh at the weekend. The day AFTER I made plans to visit family and friends…Continue reading Snippets

She is home

Waiting. Shifting my weight from foot to foot. Trying to stay relaxed, trying to “be cool”. I’ve done this before, no big deal, not to me. I’m continental, worldly, relaxed in this environment of jetsetters. I look around as the crowd slowly arrives, sauntering towards the meeting point. I edge forward slowly, a half pace…Continue reading She is home

Coming up

I’ve received some nice compliments, both in the comments and via email, about my God of Morning post. I was quite chuffed with it when I published, so it’s nice that others appreciate it. Thanks to all for your generous words. I knew there was a reason I enjoyed this funny little hobby of ours.…Continue reading Coming up

My Mobile Life

Because she asked so nicely and because I, um, hadn’t realised she was blogging again… (how am I supposed to keep up if people don’t tell me when they are back?), and because he’s already done it, here is a fascinating list of all all the mobile phones I have owned:

God of Morning

As the sun struggles through the grey, I take to the street, headphones already pulsing. I’m not sure how far, how long or how quickly it’ll be over, but I know it has to be done. I prepare to enjoy it, to revel in my new found routine. It’s early and eerily quiet as I…Continue reading God of Morning

Not Planned

I’m a planner. I plan. It’s what I do. But sometimes things happen and plans need to be adjusted. I received a somewhat alarming email from 34sp, an ISP I use for a couple of sites I run, including this one. Apparently a couple of my sites were hacked recently. I don’t visit the sites…Continue reading Not Planned