And then… nothing

All quiet on the house front unfortunately. But I have been able to crack on with some website work and as always it’s great when the client is accomodating, helpful and all round just a nice guy. Say hi to www.davidbelbin.com (then go buy one of his books!). I’m also adding some functionality for a previous client, so I’ve got plenty to keep me busy AND I’ve found time to gently kick start my reading habit. Tackling the last of the Larsson trilogy which is a fun read in a Dan Brown kinda way. Mind you, I did read half of From Russia With Love before realising I’d already read it, oops. The only other moment of excitement has been …

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One more blog

This blogging thing seems to be catching on, so much so that my company will soon have a blog looking at industry specific issues and thoughts. And yes, I’m one of the bloggers. I’ll link to it once it’s up and running (we are testing it at the moment) and provide a bit more information as well. Feels a bit like I’m coming out of the blogging closet!

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Quick, slow

I seem to have fallen into a stupor. The weekends are spent avidly doing nothing, whilst making sure the house doesn’t get into too much of a mess. Week days are all about Work during the day, and work in the evening. But don’t worry, dearest reader, balance is being maintained and once we get the house sold and things start to move then I’ll be looking for a new gym, discovering the most delicious Tablet at Aldi (may only be available in Scotland) hasn’t really helped me and a certain pair of trousers has had to be returned to the drawer until I shift a few pounds (few stone.. whatever). I’m also considering taking an evening class to keep …

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Decisions, decisions

One personal flaw (I have a few) is that I can make decisions a little too hastily. Case in point, in our hunt for a team wide task tracking application, after some searching and experimentation we plumped for a bastardisation of Remember The Milk. It’s not as ideal as we’d hoped but it ‘would do’. And, this very morning, up pops a product that has been updated since I last saw it and it appears that it meets our needs perfectly (Producteev). However the decision on whether we use it will be deferred to the team. That said, sometimes there isn’t time to consult on a decision and, most times, making the decision is the most important thing, even if …

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I am cool again!

It’s a revelation to me as well, so I’ll pause to let you digest that juicy title. *pauses* OK, so it’s stretching the truth a bit, well a lot, well it’s entirely possible that it’s downright lie but let us move on lest I lose all self-esteem and realise just how far I am from being cool. Dammit. Too late. Well I guess it’s fair to say that I’m about as cool as a volcano spewing molten lava and ash into the air. And yes, not only am I not cool but I’m also never ever topical. So I should really work in some obscure World Cup reference I guess, comparing my innate lack of cool to the composure shown …

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