I know James, I got involved with his Tech Diary and bump into him from time to time at Campus North and the various events that go on around the region. I also picked up on his great idea, #130story, created back in the day when Twitter only had 140 characters. The idea is to … Continue reading #130story
Some friends of ours have a house that they are renovating. It is in a small faded village close to the sea. It is a work in progress. They have decided to do as much of the work that they can themselves, both in a bid to keep costs down but, more importantly, to put … Continue reading Honest work
I am not a vegan but I know a few. I feel as if it is becoming more common. I did dabble with being a vegetarian when I was younger but found it quite difficult to find something decent to eat. I imagine that things are much easier now. Most restaurants have vegetarian meals which … Continue reading Vegan cake
You would think it is an easy question. What can machines do better than people can? Most people could answer it though they had to draw breath first and repeat the question while they thought about it. I was at the excellent Northumbrian Water Group Innovation Festival at Gosforth Park Racecourse. I was only able … Continue reading What can machines do better?
I think I’m going to have to stop blogging so much. It is something I really enjoy doing yet it is a big commitment, thinking of something to write, remembering to publish and all that, especially since I am supposed to be part time. I’ve been blogging every work day for nearly four years now. … Continue reading Stop blogging so much
I never did get to work in every office in Durham County Hall. It was one of the things that I did not get to achieve. I left the Council before I had completed my mission. I gave it a good go though. I was there right until the end. I will not be too … Continue reading Not every office
This is my last entry for this year’s A to Z blogging challenge. I think it is the fourth year I have been involved. I enjoy trying to come up with something different, yet the same, every day and the challenge reminds me of my enthusiasm for writing even if it is not that good. … Continue reading 26 Deadly sins Z is for Zealot