Category: Personal

Last night I dreamed an apocalypse. The dying weeks of a world gone mad, played out in spotlights of real-time in the way only a dream or high budget TV show could do, where various of my communities had packed…

Work First weeks at work are generally a bit chaotic, new accounts, new processes, new people. This combined with a few other complexities (We had a Virgin Engineer around to fix the fact that every so often my ping times…

I fell out of the habit of writing in 2016. Well, kind of. My Facebook output skyrocketed, and the number of things that went on outputs I actually own fell a lot. I’ve got a lot of things in the…

In lieu of actual content, an anthology of my opinions on Mondays: Garfield mode, activate: – – – – – Today is brought to you by the number 94578319, The letter Y, and the phrase “Oh gods it’s still only…

Twice in the last two years I’ve written and “performed” eulogies to my last two remaining grandparents. Twice in my life have I been asked to perform eulogies. It’s a skillset I apparently have that I’m not in any hurry…

This is a scheduled post. When you read it, I’ll be nowhere near the internet. A couple of years ago when my grandad died, I posted the eulogy I did here, so I’m going to do the same thing again…

So I thought to myself “Hmm. I’ve got 3 episodes of Agents of Shield left to watch. If I watch them all, it will be tomorrow. I should occupy my time better” So I thought to myself “Hmm. I could drink nice…

The title is not a typo. As part of my attempt to vary the kinds of geek that I am, I’ve taken up Interesting Alcohol. I’ve been playing with vodka infusions for a while, mostly to delight and disturb fellow…

Hmm. I may not have actually left the house since the last update, which is a fairly bad state of affairs. Not one I’ll repeat this week. Most of my free time has been spent attempting forced relaxation (You *will*…

It took three vans hired by three people, a medium sized one, a large one, and then a small one. It took eight people. It took a week. We’ve finally moved into Oxford into our new flat. Currently unnamed, but…