Back in the flow

Smugly, I’m not at work today as we have a public holiday carried over so that particular pleasure has to wait. Not so smugly I’ve got three websites to design and build, the living room and hall need painted, the ceiling of the porch needs to tackled, and a big heavy wooden reindeer is still sitting in the front garden. And, naturally, with so much to do, I’m busy re-tagging MP3s to sort out my iTunes library. Procrastiwhat? It’ll be good to get back into a routine though, and once I get rid of this hacking cough (3 weeks and counting) I’ll get back to the gym too. Honest. I will. Hey, I have resolutions ya know!

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Floating on white

He shivers in the sterile air, pristine and shimmering as the last light of the day clambers over the rooftops. The yellow-pink hue setting a million and one diamonds ablaze, ice and snow twinkle in the embers of the day, crackling underfoot. Each steps snaps through the silence, echoing against brick and stone, gravel and mortar and his breath barely escapes before falling to the ground. A flare of light as a car slides past, careful on the icy road, and again he wonders why he is out tonight, why he is trudging against the biting cold. Pulling his coat tighter still he steps on. He thinks of the future, resolutions drift through his mind and he discards them wantonly. …

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New Challenges

A new year and a new set of challenges await me both here on this blog, and professionally. I’ve signed up to Project 52 in the hopes that it will help me maintain at least a regular level of content here. With quite a few side projects on the go this year I’m fearful of my time being sucked elsewhere so hopefully it’ll help keep things trickling along. Professionally my team and I are keen to move things to a more web-centric output, and I want to get us more hooked into our Developer Community website and try and factor in some social media services as well. I’ve just finished writing an article for a supplement which will be published …

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The year ahead

Right. It’s a New Year. Better join that gym, line up all the books I WILL read, and put away that silly Playstation thing that sucks so much of my time. I will watch less TV, write more both here and my other blog (ohh and that other place too). First things first though, a new haircut. Who knows what this year will hold. Much as I try not to plan too much, as ever my head is full of thoughts and, as ever, I’ll probably mention them here. I hope 2010 (that’s Twenty Ten, right?) is a good one for all of you!

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