Refreshed and Recharged

It was around this time last year I wrote about being burnt out (I’ve just re-read that post – I’m still quite pleased with it!) so following my own advice I’ve just got back from two weeks off work. As with last year I enabled my out of office auto-reply and the world didn’t end

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It’s been a while

Hello? HELLLO!? Testing, testing, one, two – is this thing on? It’s been more than a while, it’s been three months! I don’t think I’ve ever gone this length of time between blog posts. I’ve had an awful lot going on both at home and with work but in reality I’ve had a bit of

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How The Internet Changed My Life

The phrase “life changing” is used an awful lot when talking about technology and the Internet in particular seems to get this more than any single item of modern technology. I for one totally believe technology can change lives. When using the the phrase “life changing” in this context though it’s usually meant in the

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Weight Loss For Geeks

Last time I talked about my recovery from my knee surgery I mentioned I thought I’d gained about a stone in weight. Losing weight is never something I’ve really had to worry about before. Despite having a predominantly desk based job for most of my working life my weight has always stayed pretty constant. Growing

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