August is shaping up to be a busy month. Work ramped up, both sides of the coin, after a time-bomb screwup I made several weeks ago suddenly got trodden on, and the other side hit deadline week. Trying to keep

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I moved to London in January 2007. I’d quit my job in Bedford with nothing really to go for, save a feeling that it was time to move on, and got a job for Hotxt (later Trutap) in London the

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[I left this in my out-tray. I’m an idiot] One of those. I learnt a new thing! I played with Aftereffects for several dozen hours, learning how enough bits of it work to make something, and produced a new video

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Platform, taken by Scott Liddell. Used with permission from Morguefile.com

Yesterday, I was on a tube train that stopped suddenly. I’d left work early, to avoid the tube strike, and had a fairly busy but not terrible journey from Farringdon around the Circle line up to King’s Cross, and eventually

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I approach character generation with the tools of an A-Level drama student, the blueprints of a Narrativist, and the min-maxing skills of the average pot of superglue. Generally, we start with a few anchor points. In today’s case, the starting

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Summer Field, from Pexels: http://www.pexels.com/photo/field-summer-sun-meadow-625/

…and then it was July. Weekly updates! Woo! Er… The sun has got his hat on, this week. Last year, I bought a freestanding aircon unit thing. Not a proper one, with a hose, but the kind you can put

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I am an aspiring early adopter. I rarely have the budget to buy the newest shiniest version of a thing, but I do tend to be the first in my monkeysphere to engage with technological things. There’s a common narrative

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I’ve got a minor obsession with personal digital archiving. Mostly, this presents itself in the form of things like the current NicholasAvenell.com, or rather the database behind it from which the site cherry-picks data sources. Ideally, I’d like to expand

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Busy fortnight. I’ve got a new address. Istic.Networks ltd has a new trading address, since we’ve joined the Innovation Warehouse. Mostly, this is because I need to manage work/life split a bit better, and having a transitionary commute helps this.

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