Category Archives: Observations

On the road to somewhere

A week of holiday this week (so no video this week) and I have been sampling the delights of the North Wales countryside. Despite some, what appeared to be near vertical footpaths, the weather held… it was a good break. … Continue reading

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The Land of Make Believe

Being at a loose end over the weekend, I finally succumbed to purchasing the latest version of Microsoft Flight Simulator. Maybe I was reliving my youth and fantasy parallel career, or simply that after 2 years of being stuck at … Continue reading

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Navigating data chaos

Being Friday, once again everyone seems to be on the road. It’s traffic chaos. “Is it worse as a result of us all working remotely?”, I wonder. “Can we now all getaway earlier for the weekend?”, “Are we all driving … Continue reading

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Staycation, Vacation

With the summer holidays upon us, international travel has once again been difficult and as a result, there has been an incentive to holiday more locally. Sometimes it is easy to overlook some great spots on your doorstep, and staying … Continue reading

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Going back, looking forward

…’if you were a time traveller, and travelled back from today to 1980, how would you describe the technology of the future?’ read the cartoon. ‘Robots battling on tv, banning the use of lasers against airplanes or endlessly using the … Continue reading

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The ball is round…

Another weekend has passed, with, for those watching the football (UEFA EURO 2020), another penalty shoot-out It has been a very close competition, with some great matches, with leadership being shown both on and off the pitch by the teams. … Continue reading

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Midsummer starts

It is just past mid-summer and although the longest days are supposedly behind us, dawn is still starting at 4 am. It is frightfully early, sometimes tiring, albeit a welcome change from the dreary mornings in November. I was reminded … Continue reading

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… do you want fries with that?

This week I spent a day cooking over 200 burgers and the same in sausages, as an event volunteer. I even got called ‘chef’ as one point, which I thought was a bit of a stretch, but ran with it. … Continue reading

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Management by instant message

Last week seemed to be a reset week. There was a reset on the weather, a reset to the date for ending lockdown restrictions and a reset of sorts, with the start of a change between projects… sometimes a reset … Continue reading

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Jammy, trick or treat?

Getting out and about is now starting to add up again financially. Starbucks, Cafe Nero, Pret-a-manager, a little treat here and there is all very tasty, however now noticeably more expensive than the tea and biscuits I have got used … Continue reading

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