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The public cause

The public cause takes priority over individual needs according to Lieutenant D’Agosto of the New York Police Homicide Division.  Okay, so he is a made up character from the Prendergast series by Preston and Child but is he really speaking … Continue reading

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Second hand sale

OK, so my first book was a bit rough.  It still is, yet my second one will be a lot better, I hope.  I wrote Guerrilla Working to get it out of my head and to create something I could … Continue reading

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The Divided Self

What a fascinating book ‘The Divided Self’ by RD Laing is.  It is perhaps not the kind of book I would normally pick up but it was lying around and it is quite thin.  I would urge anyone who has … Continue reading

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Bring back my blog

At the last round of presentations, I was asked a question.  ‘What has happened to my blog?  Not this blog but rather the one I used to do religiously every Friday at work.  I had it down as one of … Continue reading

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The writer’s craft

It was a very Morpeth affair at the Autumn Authors Evening at the Chantry.  There we were, upstairs amongst the bagpipes, a group of grey haired, mostly white, mostly retired upright citizens of our small and I am afraid to … Continue reading

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Guerrilla Workers unite

‘You’re not the only Guerrilla Worker you know’ Ian said to me.  I must admit I was a little taken aback by his tone.  It was as if he was accusing me of claiming to be something that I wasn’t.  … Continue reading

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North East Data Group part 1

Last night I had the pleasure of presenting to the North East Data group at Campus North on what Durham is up to with Open Data.  There were twenty or so people in the room and it was interesting how … Continue reading

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