Category Archives: Personal

5k – my new favorite distance

Since I ran the Pedro’s 5km fun run last month, I’ve become a bit of a fan of this distance. You can break 5km into laps, do it on a treadmill without outliving your music or just run a straight … Continue reading

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Normal service will continue…

For seven months in 2011 I had a regular treat – a volume of “Judge Dredd: Complete Case Files”. From January through July, I was re-reading my favourite childhood comic – Apocalypse Wars, Block Mania, Judge Child Quest and the fantastic … Continue reading

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Small steps

Back in October I started to develop some serious shin pain and began the Army’s rehabilitation process. A better process than people give credit for – put in effort, take it seriously and it has results. It just takes time. Today … Continue reading

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Resolution

Another year draws to a close and I thought I might post some resolutions – perhaps making them public will help me meet them. The Happiness Project suggests that its a good idea to realise the difference between resolutions and goals.

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Developing a developer

Still some way to completing my degree part-time (at the end of this academic year I’m half way). I’m not soliciting my services – just looking for advice from the community and if anyone has a few minutes it’d be … Continue reading

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Samsung NP-RV511-S02UK

I bought a new laptop the other week, a Samsung NP-RV511-S02UK. I have been using a Samsung NC10 dual booting Ubuntu and XP. An NC10 is a wondrous thing but when push comes to shove, a 1280×600 resolution is too small for Visual … Continue reading

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Injuries, contracts and holidays

TL,DR: leg injured – no running; OU still on holiday as am I, sitting playing video games. Continue reading

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Remember

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them. For The Fallen (1914), … Continue reading

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San Diego suggestions

I’ve never been to the US before but I’m going to San Diego this week with work. Although I’m not sure how much free time I’ll have, as I’m there for a few weeks I was wondering if there’s anyone … Continue reading

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