Stop Planning

Reading time: 2 mins I’ve recently managed to do something I’ve been trying to do for a while. In fact, I’ve managed it twice. The interesting realisation for me is that I hadn’t planned to do it the way it happened, it just … happened. This event had it’s genesis in the realisation that it’s ok to fail. That […]

Dance Your Way to Psychic Sex

Reading time: 2 mins Dance Your Way to Psychic Sex by Alice Turing Every now and then I end up reading a book that takes me by surprise. It’s not always a huge surprise, sometimes that surprise sneaks up on me part way through the book with the realisation that I’m really enjoying it, and sometimes that surprise waits […]

And then… nothing

Reading time: < 1 min All quiet on the house front unfortunately. But I have been able to crack on with some website work and as always it’s great when the client is accomodating, helpful and all round just a nice guy. Say hi to (then go buy one of his books!). I’m also adding some functionality for a […]

A Super-Role for Technical Communicators?

Reading time: < 1 min Are you bored of all this talk of social media? Still not quite sure what it’s all about or why you should bother with it? What IS an Information Platform anyway? Maybe an eSeminar or two would help? As I mentioned last month, Adobe sponsored a supplement for the ISTC Communicator magazine, in which four […]

Words and books

Reading time: 2 mins I’m blaming Stephen Fry. I tried, I really did try and read his autobiography but it just didn’t flow for me. As wonderful a wordsmith as he is, it just didn’t read well, the flow and cadence was wrong and I found myself slowing down to read things in his voice. Whilst I like Stephen […]

Scheduling everything?

Reading time: < 1 min My birthday is in a few weeks and, as is the way of things, I’ve been asked for a few suggestions for presents. Apparently “nothing” isn’t an option though, so I did some thinking and googling and as ever came up with a few books that caught my eye. The problem is that I already […]