Another week has zoomed past, and I’m only now catching up! I’ve been helping out with our development group retrospectives… but more on that later. For now, here are a few things that caught my eye this past week. Gatekeeper vs. team member Whilst not directly talking about technical writing, there are some good points…Continue reading Recently Read
Sshhhhh. I’m thinking. I’m thinking about what to write. I’m thinking that I’m not sure where the tub of Polyfilla is, I’m hoping it didn’t get thrown out. I’m thinking that I shouldn’t really be writing this post as my entire week is chock full of meetings and I need to grab every single available…Continue reading Are you pondering what I'm pondering?
Picture the scene, if you will, of a dashing and debonair young man, slim of body with flowing locks of blonde hair framing his sculptured face as he lounges gracefully on a chaise lounge. Soft music plays in the background, whilst the delicate fragrances of dinner waft from the kitchen. A tranquil scene I’m sure…Continue reading Harissa Paste
Ahhh, the end of another week (well it will be in a few hours, just a few last diagrams to be rebranded…), which means it’s time for a quick roundup. Pilcrow & Capitulum A nice little post for the font freaks (guilty!) discussing the evolution of the that little symbol that is often used to…Continue reading Recently Read
I’m getting royally fedup with a lot of what I read that is written in the name of usability. Maybe it’s just a personal loathing of the overly academic, or perhaps I lean towards simplicity a little too heavily but SHEESH, some of the better known experts can’t half prattle on… I’m a member of…Continue reading Usability sucks
Before I say anything else, a quick but very heartfelt thank you to everyone who has offered advice, support and general nice thoughtyness (either in comments or via email or Twitter) concerning my recent health news. I’m not going to go on about it, but thank you. Elsewhere in my life, the kitchen has been…Continue reading Real life will resume shortly
So I’m now on pills for my blood pressure and next Tuesday they take blood to check my liver and kidneys are functioning correctly, and to see what my cholesterol level is at the moment. Then, later that day, I get an ECG. It’s all a bit… much really. As I feel fine but the…Continue reading A kick up the arse