Life events and musing

I consider and discuss things that effect and affect me

May 22, 2019

Bathroom destruction

I moved into this house in 2001 and have had a love/hate relationship with the bathroom since then. The size is good. It has a skylight […]
March 5, 2019

So much learning – Rails and Watercolour Tutorials

Learning Ruby on Rails and doing watercolour tutorials, all while drinking red wine, going to the gym, and contemplating my career.
January 1, 2019

Rewarding and frustrating – 2018 in review

A year in review - what 2018 brought me and how I've moved on.
December 9, 2018

Super8 projector – When Baby Boomers give you their old crap – but it’s pretty cool

WordPress, bless their hearts, have upgraded the text editor and I’m enraged. I liked the last one. I’ve already found two suboptimal workarounds for things I […]
December 8, 2018

Ink painting, Dreams, and a Concert

I had a very odd dream about two Robbie Williams zombies. I have odd dreams in general, usually if they make sense I facebook them and […]
November 13, 2018

Ancestry testing – I’m from Great Britain. ALL OF IT.

I decided to do a DNA test through I spat into a vial, and off it went – and then I got back the results. […]
November 12, 2018

My career in STEM and why Mr Groves can go and get stuffed

My career is in STEM (STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths). It’s long and involved and goes back to the late 80s – think acid wash, think […]
October 19, 2018

Engaging with internet douches

You know the thing –  someone posts something on social media (ie facebook) and there is a good discussion going, then that one person (the Douche) […]
October 16, 2018

Time moves oddly when you’re not in paid work

I am astonished to look back and realise I last worked at the end of July. I know I’ve done a lot but how the heck […]