Stop the conversations

Reading time: 2 mins In the New Year we are instituting a No Talking rule in my office. If anyone has a question, they have to write it down and pass it to a colleague who will then write down their response. This should cut down on the amount of chatter and conversation that, obviously, is having a huge […]

Happy New Year (almost)

Reading time: 3 mins It’s snowing. Again. It’s the middle of March and I’m getting really bored of this weather. That said, as ever, there are worse things that could be happening. Given the recent events in New Zealand and Japan it does feel somewhat churlish to complain about some snow. That said, life continues. Mum is doing really […]

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 […]

This is not Friends

Reading time: 2 mins If it was, this would be the “one where nothing that interesting happens because, you know, life is mostly like that”. Or perhaps it would be the “one where all anyone seems to be talking about is the snow and ice”. Or, most realistically, it would be the “one where he spends all day doing […]

New Challenges

Reading time: < 1 min A new year and a new set of challenges await me both here on this blog, and professionally. I’ve signed up to Project 52 in the hopes that it will help me maintain at least a regular level of content here. With quite a few side projects on the go this year I’m fearful of […]

The year ahead

Reading time: < 1 min Right. It’s a New Year. Better join that gym, line up all the books I WILL read, and put away that silly Playstation thing that sucks so much of my time. I will watch less TV, write more both here and my other blog (ohh and that other place too). First things first though, a […]