Category: General update

  • Current blogging

    The eagle eyed followers amongst you will have noticed I’m not blogging here that much at the moment. That’s because most of my professional blogging is plugged into LinkedIn and the company blog, and my amateur blogging is focussed on burgers and lives here. I did have a brief interlude as a political commentator and […]

  • Hiatus

    This is probably the 10th ‘apologies, I’ve been too busy to post’ post in the 11 year history of this blog. I’ll try to be better; gradually finding an equilibrium between the various things I do. Life is awesome: kids great, work exciting, gradually getting the running going again, and today I’m going to get […]

  • The routines and rhythms of a country gentleman

    I seem to be turning into a country person. My surprisingly enduring passion for running has been joined by a not-insignificant-interest in gardening (at least insofar as it results in food), instead of drinking I’m more often driving, BBQs have become a regular occurrence, and every room in the house is fast acquiring its own […]

  • Commute blogging

    The increased volume of blogging despite the fact I’m back to work is down to the MacBook Air and 3G card. I rattle off a few posts into Evernote, then refine and publish when time allows, adding links and correcting stuff. It works brilliantly when I get a seat (and don’t have more pressing work […]

  • Commute-lag

    Enjoying the return to work, but the commute hasn’t got less painful. The trains are persistently overcrowded, I’ve been standing whilst trying my new work-on-the-train routine (Macbook Air + 3G card – light, but not light enough for easy one-handed typing!), and the intermittentness of the 3G signal is frustrating. One day I’ll get to grips […]

  • The end of the sabbatical

    Wow, that was a magnificent break. Two months out of the office is a significant gap, and let me witness Emily’s first roll, first self-fed food, her sitting up properly, her first slobbery kiss for Daddy, her grins at her godparents, grandparents, aunties, cousins and uncles all over the world. Emily coped remarkably well with […]