The Bakery

On a bitterly cold February Sunday lunchtime a small group of us turned up at Thai Bualang for lunch.

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Steve Jobs 1955 – 2011

Yesterday saw the death of Steve Jobs, taken tragically young but, as the copious pages of tribute both on the web and in print this morning (five pages alone in ‘The Independent’) Steve Jobs was more than just the founder and head of an IT company. To anybody in the IT industry it’s one of […]

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Please Mister Postman

I have posted in the past about the tribulations of inviting comments to my posts, a few friends post interesting and worthy responses but the vast majority of comments – over 400 a month – are vaguely complimentary but include links to sites selling dubious pharmaceuticals, videos or get rich quick schemes. Yesterday I received a […]

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Shaddup You Face

"Why have you removed my post? It was very useful information and i assure at least one person found it helpful unlike the rest of the comments on this website." I'll tell you why I removed your post... it's my website, I pay for the hosting and I'm not interested in subsidising your tawdry business ventures on my dime!

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The Spam Song

A friend once observed that there’s a big bad world ‘out there’ and much of it seems to be emailing her – and there’s no denying that spam is a nuisance. More recently I’ve noticed an increasing number of spams that use social engineering to try and get you to open their spam. They purport […]

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The Number of the Beast

"All science is either physics or stamp collecting.".

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Living by Numbers

the most dangerous thing in the City of London is an Excel Spreadsheet in the hands of an Aussie temp.

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Back on the chain gang

It’s been a long and frustrating year, and I’ve reported previously that I was resisting the temptation to turn this into a “jobhunters frustrations” blog (although it’s been a temptation at times), but today after nearly a year out of work I started my a new job in the City of London.Over the past year […]

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The lunatics have taken over the asylum – 1

As I’ve said before, I’ve resisted from posting an unemployment blog as it would get too depressing – “I applied for 45 jobs this week and not one recruitment consultant has had the decency to acknowledge my application” but sometime life gets beyond the pale. Seriously you couldn’t make it up! A few weeks ago […]

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Remake Remodel

For one reason or another this site got a bit screwed up… it’s taken a few reloads, reinstalls and so on to get the site close to where it was and should be, but some of the picture links have gotten a bit screwy. I’ll get them sorted. In the meantime, please bear with me. […]

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