NaNoWriMo? No!

I’d love to. I really would. Every year that rolls around finds me considering it. Every year I start to jot down notes (where do you think one man tales came from?). Every year I visit the website, and get excited at the thought. Every year I think, yeah I COULD do that. Every year I think, maybe I SHOULD do that. Every year I think, maybe that’s just what I need. Every year I think, yes, this is the year. I will do it! But I won’t. Not this year. I just don’t have the time (such a lame excuse, really). Even if I was to promise myself to MAKE the time. I wouldn’t. I SHOULD. If it really …

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Get off your RSS

January draws to a close (already!!) and it is time for me to own up. I’ve been experimenting on you. Sorry about that but, on the bright side, it’s not like some weird alien abduction involving probes and brain washing. In fact, if I’m honest, it’s only really occurred to me these past couple of days that I’ve been experimenting. I’ve been posting to this blog for a very long time and it’s fair to say, and indeed I did say it, that my blogging mojo was slowly eroding. To try and see if it was just laziness I decided that I’d try and post every single day for at least the month of January, and then see how I …

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Resolve

I wonder if I’ll manage to make 2009 a year of change? Takes a lot of willpower to change, but at some point I guess I need to bite the bullet and all that. In my head I’ve already resolved to take more photographs, having got a wide angle lens for my camera I really should make the time to go out and take some decent photographs. I’ll need a new camera bag mind you, as I’ve now got two extra lenses, not to mention a set of macro filters. I should also spend less time on the computer and use that extra time doing… well anything else really. I received some good books for Christmas so I can hopefully …

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Autumnal Musings

Working from home today to allow me the option to go and stand over a bank manager to MAKE him process our new mortgage application in time. This should save me having to make a payment to both the old mortgage AND the new one this month (if that happens I’ll be offline for the month as we’ll have no money to feed the meter, and we’ll be living off beans on toast. That’s one can of savers beans and one slice of toast borrowed from the neighbours… to last the month). Presuming that everything goes well today, I can look forward to a weekend of peace and quiet. Louise is away from Friday morning to Sunday afternoon on a …

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*click*… is this on?

My, isn’t it a lovely day. Blue skies, a light breeze… What? Ohh yes. Hello! I’m back. Almost. That is to say I’m back here, but have not had much chance to get back there yet. I will soon though. As ever a short break means a design tweak except this time the ENTIRE site has been done. The old “Words” become “Musings” and the “Photos” take on much more importance – there’s even a “Best of” gallery for you to chuckle over. (suggestions welcomed for a better way to MAKE the galleries as snapGallery isn’t as flexible as I’d like). Now, there is a monster post brewing, mainly a link dump to be honest but I’ll cherry pick the …

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