And so it continues

Last week at work was quietly manic and next week shows no sign of anything changing on that front. There is a big project on the go and, whilst it’s great to be involved in it from the very start, it does mean I am now juggling 4 or 5 different responsibilities. I know everyone else does this too, I’m really REALLY not complaining, in fact I revel in the additional pressure of it all. Turns out I’m quite happy when I’m busy. Maybe that’s why I say YES to so many things. It’s that need to be busy (I’m pretty sure it’s just that, not a need to be liked, or any form of acceptance seeking) which found me …

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Hoisin

Hello? Is this on? Small blip there, apologies. I presume I missed a memo somewhere as it was definitely a server issue that affected a few other sites or was this one of those things I was emailed about months ago and have since forgotten? Most probably the latter so apologies again for the lack of warning. ANYWAY… As a Technical Author, I write software manuals for a living. The process of creating the manuals involves a fair amount of planning, information sourcing and research. Frequently I am writing the manuals at the same time the code is being developed, and it’s only towards the end of a project that I get to see the finished applications and compare them …

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Avoidance

*grumble* work… deadlines… changes… pressure… ANYWAY… What say I get rid of the blogroll and go to one column on the left there. The site links under the photos and the miniblog under that.. hell I could even leave the blogroll to appear under the miniblog I guess. And what say I freshen up the colours a little, a touch more contrast maybe? And how about a stylesheet switcher bar across the top? And why isn’t the C in my logo superscripted – should be McLean, not MCLEAN. Speak now of forever hold your gob shut. Or maybe you don’t care and you’d rather hear about my past life as a musician? One more thought: Google adsense adverts? Good or …

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Weekender

Tomorrow, tomorrow, … yeuch I hate that damn kid! ANYWAY – I’m on holiday tomorrow, and Friday. Heading up to Inverness to try and see some dolphins. Friday I’m hoping to get some time to finish of the redesign (i.e. the WHOLE of Friday if past efforts are anything to go by…). Saturday/Sunday in Edinburgh… wander round IKEA pretending we’re going to buy lots of expensive things, maybe head into Edinburgh city centre and try and catch a few festival ‘things’. Then… damn better phone Sal… OK Sal, 3:04 and you weren’t in. Dropped you an email, will phone again later.

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