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Archive for December 2014

‘Misfits, loners and vagrants’

December 22, 2014

So, here we are yet again all caught up in the Christmas and New Year whirl! Many of us are, of course very fortunate to have family and friends to share the season with, but of course there are many others who, for whatever reason, are likely to be spending Christmas on their own. I […]

That certain sneer

December 15, 2014

It’s a little over twenty four years since I left my last full time job. I left just in the nick of time. Very soon after I moved on, the company I’d been working for introduced new technology with a view to there being “a PC on every desk”. I know that I would have found […]

Straight talking

December 8, 2014

A judge decided last week that the word “pleb” was most likely uttered by UK MP Andrew Mitchell during his altercation with a police officer. Whilst, you could argue that its not OK to use such language, there was a small part of me that admired the straight talking. In his years of attending sessions […]


December 1, 2014

. . “When a man dies, he takes a library with him” African saying .  This blog seems to have a loyal hardcore of readers who pick up on posts most Monday mornings when they’re published.  I count among these readers, friends, business contacts, and family, as well as people “out there” who’ve come across […]