Archive of: On life in general


My open university exam is on Tuesday, I feel as if I have learned loads on my course but have no idea whether I will manage to scrawl it all onto the exam paper in three hours. One thing is sure, I’ll be relieved once it is over.

I feel so [...]


I love autumn. I’m not a summer person, even the south of England is too warm for this Northerner, and in the heat of August I long for the leaves to change and the crisp autumn mornings.

I have my open university exam this month, I’ve done well in my essays [...]

ugh ... tax

I’ve been having tax form fun this week… but the forms are now safely in their brown envelopes ready to be sent off to the tax office tomorrow.

I’m still having fun with my Zaurus – I found a neat chess game for it today which will give me something [...]

New toy

My new Zaurus arrived last Friday, it’s very cool… I’ve been wanting to get a PDA for some time, in order to try and tame the three diaries system I seem to have fallen into, and the Zaurus seemed like a good choice for me, I’m impressed with [...]

An ordinary day

I went down to town today, before the time of the silence. I needed to go to town, but I also wanted to be with other people at that point. All the shops had posters in their windows explaining they would be holding the silence at 1.46 (British Summer Time), [...]

Friday night ...

.. I’m working, writing tonight, hoping to be making some sense as I ramble on about the things I do every day, in the hope that it is helpful to someone else.

The Greenbelt blog is still ongoing, it’s fun to read people’s postings after having met many of them [...]

One year on

One year ago I left work and started my own web development business One year on and I’m still in business, enjoying what I do and with plenty of work. I’m very glad I took the risk.

If you can see this ...

… then you are on my new server. Hopefully I haven’t broken anything while moving this site, if anything behaves more strangely than usual let me know!


Dr Rowan Williams will be the next Archbishop of Canterbury. This is a Very Good Thing.

Summertime ...

.. and its wet and cold. I incur the wrath of the small person daily for dressing her inappropriately as the weather plays evil tricks on us. If its bright first thing you can be sure it will be really cold and wet by 10a.m. if its raining and cold [...]

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