Heading home

Almost packed, but I think I can get this flaky wireless connection to stay online for long enough to post some quick thoughts. The conference was very informative, and it was good to meet other TechPubs Managers and chat about the variety of responsibilities and “challenges” we all face. My presentation went well, although I did finish 5 minutes earlier. I had planned a short live demo but concerns over time and internet connections made me reconsidered. Next time (presuming there is one!) I’ll plan in more content. It was a buzz though, and I can understand why people enjoy doing it and why, despite the nerves, people keep doing it. I enjoyed standing on the stage and talking about …

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Quick update

Thanks to all for your thoughts. What a lovely bunch of people frequent this silly website (err.. that’s a compliment… I think). Anyway, the good news, yes, that’s right the GOOD NEWS, is that the worst that happened to my niece was some cuts and bruises. Again, it’s the tip of the story but, right now it’s all we really need to hear. Anything else we can deal with. Right, I’m off to lie on a block of ice for the day… warm isn’t it.

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da Vinci!

The ‘don’t know who painted the Mona Lisa’ story is on a few other blogs today but I’d like to draw your attention to the BBC NEWS Front Page. The Video Choice at the moment is this story with the tagline “Survey shows British cannot tell their arts from their elbow”. Badummmm ksshhhhh!

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MORE laughter

BREAKING NEWS: Just heard that the Major who tried to cheat on ‘Millionaire’ has commited suicide.ITV say they will pay for the funeral.But not the coffin. (Via my mate Stu who will be joining us this evening for X2)

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BBC NEWS SHOCKER

Developing news: The well established and highly regarded BBC News website has turned to parody and satire. Experts* presume that falling ‘hits’ have prompted this move, but are baffled as to why it has happened so suddenly. This kind of story is direct evidence of this new direction. It is worrying that such a reliable source of information is featuring such ‘news’. * Ahem… that’ll be me then.

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