West of Scotland ISTC meeting

Reading time: < 1 min The next ISTC technical communicators’ meeting in Glasgow will take place on Thursday 26th August 2010, from 7.30 pm onwards. Come along to talk about latest news and trends in communication, or just to meet other communication professionals. The event is free and open to anyone interested in technical communication, such as technical authors, information […]

Changing the balance

Reading time: < 1 min We are still waiting on someone buying our house and, until that happens, there ain’t much else I can do but ponder the future and what shape my life will take when we go our separate ways. I think the biggest adjustment for me will be going home to an empty flat. I’m viewing that […]

There was a tree

Reading time: 2 mins It was a large tree, all leafy and green as a tree should be, standing tall and proud at the top of a small hill. On the ground beneath it spring flowers were bursting into life their vibrant colours proclaiming new beginnings, fresh growth,ย  a new season full of heady fragrances. The tree was old […]

I have a new phone

Reading time: < 1 min It is shiny and new. It does a lot of things my old phone could do but does them a lot faster, and prettier. I have a new phone. It doesn’t do some things other phones do but I don’t need it to. It does have some things other phones don’t. I have a new […]

Stop being serious

Reading time: < 1 min Information is serious stuff and must be treated with the appropriate earnest respect it deserves. Stop laughing at the back, this is not a joking matter. How do you feel when you go looking for information and can’t find it? Or find what you think will be helpful information only to discover that it is […]

Sun is shining

Reading time: < 1 min Amazing the difference the weather makes. A couple of sunny days and suddenly the world is a lighter place and everyone is happy, friendly and a little bit pink. At one point on Saturday, as I sat and perused the conveyor belt at Yo Sushi!, I realised I had a big loony grin on my […]