Dear President Obama

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Dear President Obama, originally uploaded by Gordon. There is a Flickr group where you can post a message to President (elect) Obama. But what to say? I’m not sure what kind of job he will do as President, he’s inheriting one helluva mess, but that’s almost secondary to the fact that he was elected in…

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Sigur Ros

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Just home from the Sigur Ros gig at the Carling Academy. Not quite sure what to make of it to be honest but let’s get one thing out of the road first. I left early. I have never, ever, ever, left a gig early before. So I’m trying to figure out if that means that…

Work that needs done

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Turning the TV off I pause, considering the work that lies before me. I decide to have a coffee to get me started but, as I stand and start to walk to the kitchen, I realise that the clothes that were hung up a couple of nights ago will now be dry. I take my…

How do we structure our topics?

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I’ve waffled on about single source and our plans for long enough so, as we are finally starting the process itself, I thought I’d capture some information as we go along. However, it’s probably good to set the scene, so I’ll cover that stuff first. Over time you’ll be able to see all the posts…

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There's nothing like a good book

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We are off to Spain next week so there are some vital things to sort out. Namely what music to put on my iPhone (I’ve got Series 1 of The Wire on there already), and most importantly what books to take! I’ve got a Jeffrey Deaver and an Ian Rankin on standby and have just…

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Preparation

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I’m a planner. I like to consider and ponder and plan. Don’t get me wrong, sometimes I do throw caution to the wind, but mostly I like to know what is happening, what is scheduled. It’s a little bit anal I admit but you can usually depend on me being on time. With that in…

Can you tell?

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A quick stroke of the chin, a flicker of the eyes round the table, a slight linger before flicking your cards flat. Or in my case a ‘woooop’, a fist punching the air and a little victory dance. OK, maybe not. I’m still learning the basics of Poker but far more interesting to me is…