Technical Communication UK Conference

Reading time: < 1 min Technical Communication UK 22nd-24th September 2009 Technical Communication UK is the new annual conference that aims to meet the needs of technical communicators, their managers and clients, from every corner of the industry. The conference is hosted by the ISTC, and run in partnership with X-pubs. Technical Communication UK runs on 23rd and 24th […]


Reading time: < 1 min I’ve been writing this blog for quite a while, so I must admit that I’m surprised that this is the first time I’ve found myself in my current position. Perhaps it’s because I tend not to make inflammatory statements (aside from that post about the Bible being a work of fiction written by the Devil, […]

It's hard

Reading time: < 1 min Listening to the news on the way to work this morning, some chav sounding lassie from some London suburb or other was bemoaning the fact that she found it hard not to bunk off school. Yes, that’s right. She wasn’t finding it hard to attend school just hard not to bunk off at least once […]

What do you write?

Reading time: 2 mins I’m currently pushing a business case to allow me to hire a new member for our team. The premise is that, particularly with our product set, there will always be areas of technical content that need writing but that with an additional member we can start to create other forms of content. Which begs the […]

I am not a morning person

Reading time: < 1 min It’s 10am on Sunday morning, I pick up my water bottle, a small towel and head out the door. I arrive at an almost empty gym and start to warm up. My body resists, my mind suggests that going back to bed might be a better idea and by and large the next hour or […]

Ill Communication

Reading time: < 1 min Twitter is changing. Whilst the technology is the same, the way it is being used (or perhaps the way I use it?) has been slowly evolving. Evolution is a good thing, but that does mean that I now find myself evolving how I use and interact with Twitter. Maybe I need to slim down my […]