Last couple of weeks have been a little hectic, and the next couple seem to continue this trend. So: Work Shifted to a new primary project at work for the first time in quite a while. Enjoying new challenges, and…

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…

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…

[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…

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…

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…

…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…

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…