366 days – Day 181 to Day 216 (inc), originally uploaded by DragonDrop. I’m rather chuffed I’m still going with my 366 day project (a photo every day for a year) I nearly blew it on Day 210. It was only looking at the track of my MP3 player called “Pictured of Me” that reminded me with about an hour… Read more →
Absurdistan by Gary ShteyngartThe premise for this book is along the lines of an overweight Jewish Russian wanabe American called Misha Vainberg who happens to be the son of one of the richest men in Russia. The brilliantly researched and presented story harks back to the might of the old Soviet oligarchy with some fascinating insights into the often corrupt… Read more →
It’s been a life changing week for me. I’ve been feeling the winds of change for some time now, this week, they blew. I mentioned in a blog some time ago that I was presented with a path split. I decided to go with the full time job. It started a fair bit sooner than expected and quite suddenly –… Read more →
We went to Portugal to Bongo’s stag tour. Much fun it was as well. We had hired a nice villa in the beautiful Algarve town of Carvoeiro. Arriving on the Thursday afternoon in high spirits, we took a walk into town for ‘a quiet one’ on our first night. This turned into anything but the sort and ended up chatting… Read more →
Well – it’s adventure eve for me. Another stag do. I can’t say where it is just yet in case the stag reads this but he already knows it involves setting off at 4am to Manchester airport. Stay tooned!
Test VideoOriginally uploaded by DragonDrop So flickr (the photo sharing website) has today launched the option to add video as well as stills. I’m not sure how I feel about this. I can see why they have done it – it ‘adds value’. Flickr is owned by Yahoo, Yahoo and Google are fighting an ongoing battle to be market leaders…. Read more →
I won on the Grand National today! A tip from a mate who works at SkyBet led me to have a small fultter – I put £6 on “Comply Or Die” at 10-1 each way and it went and won! £43.50 return. Sweet.Went to Shipley Glen today. Nice little walk. Had a wander into Saltaire as well. Wasnt really in… Read more →