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End of an Era

End of an Era

I’ve just entered the last hour of a job that I’ve been at for 7 years. What started out as a 6 week contract turned into a 6 month contract, then a year, then two years, then a full time job. To cut a long story short, I’ve had itchy feet for a while now, and felt it was time… Read more →

Auto Pilot Audio

Auto Pilot Audio

In this blog post, I’m going to talk about my alternate to radio whilst commuting strategies, and how the library now loans audio books.  It’s quite a big week for me. I’m back from finishing my last Monday, with my current employer. My routine of getting up, cup of tea, taking the dog for a walk probably won’t change, but… Read more →

Nun Monkton

Nun Monkton

The first time I visited the hamlet village of Nun Monkton, 8 miles NWW (not “8 miles north”, as wikipedia currently cites it) of York was by accident, during quite a dark period of our family history. This morning, after a pawing over maps in bed for a while, looking for something interesting to visit, partially influenced by a requirement… Read more →

4 minute blog

The party was good. Lots of old faces. Half of ont sofa dot com was playing the drums. Hungarian and Swedish families married. Felix didn’t feed Elsie. Poor puppy dog. He gave her bread apparently. Anyhoo. He was playk g minecraft with a fella from Ohio. Oh, hi yo.

Mr & Mrs Jones

Mr & Mrs Jones

About 3 weeks ago, an old muso friend from FIRE PARTY days, got married. He asked me to go along and take some photos. “I’m not a wedding photographer you know”, I told him. “I know” said he “That’s pretty much why we want you to take photos at our wedding.” I took loads of kit and had loads of ideas…. Read more →

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Quite a significant thing has just happened at work. I’ve processed the last ‘new, assigned to my department’ brief that I’m ever likely to process for my current employer. For the last few years, I’ve been a manager of an eCommerce department for a holiday company. One of my daily tasks is to review new briefs and process them – typically… Read more →