Category Archives: Office Posts, Random

Interlude: Samaritan

Day 46. 97,476 words. Today I have a ton of work to do, then tomorrow we have a bit of a department training day on the cards which should be a relaxing end to the week. After that, game night … Continue reading

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Interlude: Hugos 2018: Once More Unto the Breach

Day 45. 97,293 words. I was delighted to see that some of my contributions had made it into the final farewell newsletter from the Helsinki Worldcon people. Here, for anyone who missed out on the newsletter, is my reminiscence-story. Well … Continue reading

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Interlude: Irritable and stressed

Day 43. 95,223 words. Crud, out of time for today so I won’t get a chance to review the movies we saw over the weekend. They were pretty cool, though. Yesterday was a bit of a pain in the balls, … Continue reading

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Interlude: The roleplaying world just got the character class it deserves

Day 40. 92,330 words. I was greatly amused yesterday to learn from Mrs. Hatboy that there is a new class of character for D&D: Old Spice Fancy Gentleman / Fancy Gentlelady: Download this new Old Spice Gentleman Class for the … Continue reading

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Interlude: Don’t Panic: SpaceX, Starman, the Falcon Heavy, and the Tesla in space

Day 38. 89,210 words. Today’s blog post will just be an inarticulate nerdsplooge of tweets. View from SpaceX Launch Control. Apparently, there is a car in orbit around Earth. pic.twitter.com/QljN2VnL1O — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) February 6, 2018 Eeeeeeee Live view … Continue reading

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Interlude: Strike

Day 33. 84,533 words. Not much but I deleted a lot of placeholder text that I’d copied in from The Final Fall of Man to provide consistent descriptions and stuff. Anyway it’s more writing than it sounds like! Today, I’m … Continue reading

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Interlude: A message of hope

Day 32. 83,804 words. Oops, forgot to write. Today’s little message of hope comes from Hugh Laurie. He perfectly sums up the revolutionary spirit of the 21st Century, and the seduction of the perfect, practical answer. Thank you, Mister Laurie.

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