Yearly Archives: 2024

That Friday feeling… on Thursday

Why is it that short weeks always feel longer than longer ones? It never ceases to amaze me, and that was exactly what happened this last week, being the second bank holiday in May (in the UK). I am not … Continue reading

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Purdahtory

So that is it, a General Election has been called in the UK. Ahead of us we now have 6 weeks of campaign, wall-to-wall TV coverage, lots of promises and being told how things will be so much better if … Continue reading

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Inflection Inflation

This week, I’ve been out and about again, discussing, solutions for customers in financial difficulty. It was all very interesting. Yet outside of the event itself, what struck me was how the price of everything has leapt up, there has … Continue reading

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Search is dead, long live search

It was a bank holiday this weekend, and, for what felt like the first time this year, a strange, warm orange ball appeared in the sky. Travelling into town, this had clearly caught everyone with a sense of surprise. Everyone … Continue reading

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Time flies – eventually

Last week I had an evening trip down to London. As it was after work, after a full day and with the travel, well I felt like skipping it… it would be easier to stay local. However, a casual unrelated, … Continue reading

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Track to the Future

It was only a quick question… “if I forward an email, can other people see that I have done so?” ‘Pretty straightforward’, I opined… yet on further thought, it was a much smarter question than I gave credit for… and … Continue reading

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It’s dark outside

This past weekend, I spent some time on YouTube catching up on talks and stumbled across an excellent concept from Maggie Appleton and her talk at the FFconf conference in Brighton relating to the Dark Forest theory and our interactions … Continue reading

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The Digital Frontline – A Retreat to Reading Books

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending an event around resilience, in the world of consumer duty and cyber threats, in Manchester. All very interesting, and I walked away with the feeling that what we think we know is … Continue reading

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January Fever – Emerging from hibernation

January has ended, and it certainly felt like a long month. I’m not sure why, but after the holidays, time seems to slow down, even though everything is super busy. The saying goes, “Time flies when you’re enjoying yourself,” which, … Continue reading

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Litter-ally Different

There were 2 and now there is 1.  One of my cats sadly passed away last year. Now I am fully aware that anything cat or dog related seems to break the internet, who would have thought, but sad as … Continue reading

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Clutching drains

Just what makes us so judgemental and is it getting worse? Over the holidays, we had the wonderful delight of blocked drains (on Christmas Eve…timing eh) … fortunately it was only the kitchen sink, so not all was lost and … Continue reading

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Looking forward to 2024?

It lasts but a moment, that fleeting time between the end of 2023 and looking forward to 2024. By the time the 2nd rolls around, and certainly by the end of the week, the wheels will have started turning again, … Continue reading

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