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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Red Breast

Yeah yeah, Buckingham Palace, Batman and all that. What really gets me about this story is what happened with Robin. He didn’t climb up the ladder as the armed police threatened to shoot him if he did (a wise choice by him, I’m sure you’ll agree) but AFTER that he was only arrested having given an interview to Sky News. So let me get this straight. You, at gunpoint, order a man down off a ladder then let him wander off to talk to Sky? Again it makes you wonder who is controlling things these days.

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