Paused

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I started this blog, this website, purely to see if I could. It wasn’t really about the writing/publishing/conversation at that time, it was only about me. I’d already started jotting down my thoughts (for various reasons) and despite the rambling nature of them I did find that it helped. The process of vocalising and externalising…

Present tense

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I wish people would stop asking me, I really don’t know and whilst I can always give suggestions I really honestly don’t need anything. Can we just not do the whole present thing? I am, of course, talking about my upcoming birthday. Now I’m fairly well off, I can afford most of what I want…

What’s in a name?

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Every company is unique. Every company has their own processes, their own documents and, of course, their own language. That language is part of the culture and if you don’t embrace the new language it’s likely that there will always be friction and, worse, misunderstanding in the future. Take, for example, the process documents you…

Brrrrrrrrrrrr

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Just a quick blog post to note that this morning we heard the first ‘ding’ of this coming season, when our car tells us the temperature has dropped to 3C (or below). No frost yet, but it can’t be far away. And, is it just me, or did we suddenly enter Autumn bang on October…

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And I did run

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Last night, after a gloriously sunny day, the clouds rolled in and the heavens opened. Why does that phrase always making me think that God is peeing on us (or all of the angels? I dunno…)? Anyway, the rain raineth on the just, which is apt as I only just made it in time to…

Once Upon a Time

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We are nearing the end of a release cycle and will soon be starting the next set of workstreams and, excitingly, we’ve managed to push the involvement of the technical writers right up to the early design stages. What does this mean? Roughly speaking the process of creating the stories is one part of the…