Nothing in Particular

We made it to Friday again! Do we get cake, or party poppers or something? It feels like we should. I walked into work again this morning – dragging my eldest daughter with me. She’s sitting opposite me, quietly tinkering with something or other on her laptop, and fiddling with her bullet journal. It took … Continue reading Nothing in Particular

Hello World

Convention dictates that anything a software developer creates should start with a “Hello World” post of some sort. I’ve written variations of “Hello World” in everything from Pascal, to Visual Basic, C, C++, Java, Javascript, Perl, Python, and more. I suppose in this case a “Hello World” post should also tell you a little about … Continue reading Hello World

The Junk Room

This morning I took it upon myself to clear up the “junk room”. We are fortunate enough in our ramshackle house to have a room that isn’t really used for anything – and somehow I appropriated it many years ago as “my room”. I have shared it from time to time, and it has been … Continue reading The Junk Room

Powered by Wine

It’s heading towards 10pm, and I have acheived very little this evening other than eat a curry, an entire family bag of peanut M&Ms, and drink half a bottle of cheap white wine.I stopped at the supermarket on my way home from work this evening. I didn’t plan on buying wine, but my eyes were … Continue reading Powered by Wine

The In-Between

I’m back in the office today, and curiously devoid of immediately pressing work. I have a notebook full of notes from the day-out yesterday, but suspect the project might not kick off for several days. So far I have spent the morning filing expenses, reading through notes, and shuffling paperwork. I also tried out a … Continue reading The In-Between


Builders were supposed to arrive at our house today to finish replacing the flat roof at the back of our house. I got up at 7, had a shower, shave, brushed my teeth, got dressed, made a coffee, and then called them to find out what time they might be arriving. Tomorrow. Damn. Turns out … Continue reading Miscellaneous

The Desk of Holding

Given that I have little or nothing to report on today (yet again), I thought it might be fun to pull one of the “amusing to the author” exercises out of my ass. I’m going to describe the contents of the desk I’m sitting at in the junk room, sweeping from left to right. First … Continue reading The Desk of Holding

Nothing to Report

This is going to be a wonderfully random post about nothing of consequence, because I really do have nothing of significance to report. I returned to work today. I don’t feel appreciably better than yesterday, but even while supposedly home sick I ended up watching training videos for something at work. I’m terrible at doing … Continue reading Nothing to Report