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Ruth Nicol and Cover Problems

I first met Ruth Nicol back in 1997 when we both worked for a now defunct life assurance company. We worked in the I.T. department, which in itself was pretty much as you’d imagine: dull, soul-sucking, and barely bare-able. My … Continue reading

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A Trip to Porty

Image: Undiscovered Scotland Two Halves On the weather front, it was a weekend of two halves: on Saturday, Edinburgh was enshrouded with cloud apart for a brief part of the afternoon when the sun came out. It was warm and … Continue reading

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Death by Digital

Image: DigitalAssetManagement.org.uk So, what d’you think of the new blog look? Not bad, eh? I’m very pleased with it. I fancied a new look, something quirkier and different. I particularly like the flash drive as the search bar! You know … Continue reading

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From Snowballs To Fireballs

Image: Daily Mail I’m as bored talking about the snow and ice as I am having to walk about in it so I’ll say no more. Unless, that is, I should fall arse over tit again and jar my coccyx … Continue reading

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Kix Takes A Stage Dive

Image: Neil Lupin/neillupin.com The snow relented for a second day yesterday – not that I wanted to go anywhere – but it encouraged hopes across the nation that within a couple of days, the frozen white blanket that has enshrouded … Continue reading

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Making A Spectacle

Image: net_efekt Pay day yesterday—lovely jubbly! I celebrated by getting a pizza for dinner. I’m such a big spender. I had a decent day overall but it wasn’t without incident. I’ve had a right palaver getting all my pairs of … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Council Wins Top Pathetically Crap Award

Image: Edinburgh.gov.uk I took Tuesday morning off work for one reason or another. I worked from home but it was a bit of a drag having to go in at all through all the ice and snow come lunchtime. Such … Continue reading

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