Category Archives: I.T.

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Image: Diffusibility Friday is here thank goodness and it feels like it’s been a heck of a long week. The day job is responsible for these feelings of dragged out days, but outwith these shifts I’m making good progress on … Continue reading

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A Perfect Ending

Image: TravelPod.com I’m struggling to get back on an even keel with my sleep after last week’s mega-shift knocked me off my feet. I’ve had to get by all week on about five hours a night, and usually when that … Continue reading

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A Healthy Diet

Image: Noodle Pie The Day The patter of my yesterday followed Wednesday: up early; intense and stressful day at the day job; a relaxing hour writing poetry in Costa Coffee; an evening working on my new novel. The only difference … Continue reading

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Removing Stress through Writing

Image: Stock Corporate Sarcasm No blog post yesterday because I’m pretty sure the last thing you want to be reading about in any detail are the trials and tribulations of my working life at the day job. Corporate I.T. challenges … Continue reading

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Worst Possible Timing

Image: Steve Lummer This will have to be a short post today. With my day job manager off on holiday and only a skeleton staff in the team, yesterday seemed like a good day for one of our critical systems … Continue reading

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As Busy as a Mosquito in a Nudist Colony

Image: Unknown Thanks to everyone who downloaded the latest iteration of my free ebook, SELEKTION, in yesterday’s Poetry Superhighway 24 Hour Free-For-All. I’m delighted to say that my ebook came in as the 2nd most popular with 75 downloads, only … Continue reading

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Like a River in Spate

Image: TheHindu.com Coffee Shop Chronicles Yesterday represented the only day this week I’ll get the chance to write into my notebook and enjoy a coffee before I hit the day job. Today, and for the rest of this week, I’m … Continue reading

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Back On Track

Image: Paolo Camera PCs and Macs My PC rebuild is now complete. From installation of the new hard drive to being back up and running, the total time it took was only a couple of hours. Not bad. I’m now … Continue reading

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A Fruitful Diversion

Image: Anders B. My weekend went nothing like I planned it. It all went wrong on Friday night and the crisis lasted until late last night, and yet – and YET – I still managed to have a highly productive, … Continue reading

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Stepping Back for a Good View

Image: David Dewar Rewards Aplenty Felt dreadful all day yesterday. The weekend’s lack of sleep through the work put in at all hours of the day eventually took its toll. From the moment I woke up I felt out of … Continue reading

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