Time flies…

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Hard to believe that’s six months of the year gone already. But it has and that means that Glastonbury is only three weeks away! I really need to buy me some wellies. Other than that, life is good. I’m on the verge of, finally, buying a bike through the Cycle to Work scheme, which I’m…

I did done a guest post

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Odd how writing for someone else sparks my creative side yet I struggle to write for my own blog… Anyhoo, Lori asked, I said yes and the resulting blog post is now available on her blog – Rarely Wears Lipstick: But, honestly. But don’t just read my guest post, check out the other guest posts…

What else do you do?

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If ever I needed proof that I am not a bastard I need only look at what I tend to do in my spare time. For not only do I look and crack the same crap jokes as my Dad, I also seem to have the same need to be busy that he has. Admittedly,…

Points of confusion

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What are you thinking when you review documentation? We recently had a short discussion about how peer review, what we thought it was and how it should work. For us, having another member of the documentation team look over your work is useful for several reasons. Whilst we have distinct technical and editorial review stages,…

ISTC West of Scotland Area Group meeting

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The next ISTC West of Scotland area group meeting in Glasgow will take place on Thursday 9th June 2011, 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…

Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth Is: Closing the Loop in Content Strategy

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A guest post by Noz Urbina, Mekon Senior Consultant and Congility 2011* Conference Chairperson * Keep reading for discounted and even free entry opportunity. The Hole in Holistic There’s an industry buzz about Content Strategy. But, in it, there’s a tendency to define Content Strategy as near synonymous with internet marketing strategy, or worse, clever…

Just came down from…

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Like many people, I recently “spent” 3 days holiday allowance to get an 11 day holiday (wonderful combination of bank holidays and the royal wedding). So, what did I do on this mini-holiday? Spent a couple of days surrounded by amazing scenery on the Isle of Skye for starters. We took a small (four car…