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Wednesday. Summer Holiday #3 in Sight.

Due to an amusing series of coincidences, I have (at least) three summer holidays this year. The first, saved over from my pitiful new-employee allotment from last year, occurred over Christmas and New Year. You read the epic. Probably. The … Continue reading

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Today: 20171106

Today I did some random manual editing, attended a couple of meetings, replied to a bunch of e-mails and took part in some training at work. The weather was mildly crappy but public transport to the office wasn’t terrible. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Performance Review

Day 53. 81 pages, 40,066 words.                        Today I have my first annual performance review. Yes, as of next week I will have been at my dear new workplace a whole year already. It really has just flown by, but I … Continue reading

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Herding cats

Day 32. 28 pages, 13,629 words. No time today, on account of a pointless meeting at lunchtime where I have to sit and painfully guide engineers to the realisation that they need to tell me what they’ve done if they … Continue reading

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Interlude: I’m glad you asked!

The other day, a random post from Robert “General Moral Decay (Alcohol)” E hit my newsfeed because he saw a share about language and very flatteringly thought of me. The resulting bit of poetry, of which I was rather proud, … Continue reading

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Interlude: Tank Wizard

Sudenly ran out of time today, but here’s an amusing aside. Technical writing has helped my creative writing, not just in a sense of actual language skill and accuracy and vocabulary and consistency – you know, the “technical” bit – … Continue reading

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Friday: Not even losing days this time and I still don’t get how

Day 32. 161 pages, 58,131 words. Just … ended up being Friday again. That’s cool, it was a busy week and it’s not quite over yet. Few errands to run and oh yeah, most of the rest of a day … Continue reading

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