For a few months now I have been having problems with some of the programs on my work laptop.
Today I was given a 'new' laptop with a fresh install.
I said 'new' with scare quotes because I think that the laptop is the same age as the old one ...
Today we went to a farm for pumpkin picking.
I had envisioned going into a field where the pumpkins were being grown and picking them fresh from the stock.
Of course this wouldn't have worked with the number of participants.
Instead you picked your pumpkin from a whole field ...
Today has been a day of DIY, mostly painting in the downstairs toilet.
This was a good opportunity to catch up on podcasts and I spent most of the time catching up with the DisasterCast back catalogue.
I don't have much to add except that I found it an ...
Apparently there have been a lot of posts on social media about people leaving social media1.
For the last two years I have effectively been off social media.
I did so quietly without any posting about it at the time
but I do want to record my thoughts on ...
Today's highlight was getting to meet an old acquaintance at work.
He was actually my boss for the last month that I worked at British Sugar.
I had handed my notice in about an hour before I was due to transfer into his department, so I only worked for ...
I understand that the scientific method relies on experiments and particularly
on making a prediction then testing it.
However it is extremely disappointing when you think you know what is going on,
then you make a test to prove it only to find the experiment fails and disproves
what you ...
For many years, I have wondered about the process of getting old and watching technology progress and being unable to keep up.
As someone who has always loved and been interested in technology, I found it difficult to believe that I will, one day, be unable to keep up and ...
Last night when I got home, we ended up doing the evening routine in a different order and we swapped over who did the various tasks.
As a result, I completely forgot about writing and publishing a post.
Annoyingly I have been ...