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Mixed metaphors

For me these days, having a solid, fitful night’s sleep is a bit like getting to enjoy a fantastic meal at a fancy restaurant that I don’t have to pay for: I recollect it’s happened to me some time in … Continue reading

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Other-worldly

Starting a new job is like going on an overseas holiday. Too many goddamn foreigners and the food is weird. For most of us work-a-day, rut-dwelling slobs, the workplace is reasonably fixed and constant. Change is challenging, and leaving the … Continue reading

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Touchy feely

When the iPad was first announced my developer friend Chris echoed the attitude of many IT commentators at the time when he said “worst product ever”. The iPad wasn’t actually available, but this didn’t stop people making their assessment based … Continue reading

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Hole in my pocket

I’ve never been spectacular at hanging on to money. Not all money gives me trouble, just sums of a particular size. I mean, I can make fifty bucks last if I need to – that kind of thing is hard-wired … Continue reading

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Firsties

I’ve managed to acquire a huge amount of redundant and superseded gadgets. It’s steadily built up over the years like so many poorly chosen neckties. I have the Big Box of Crap Tech in the shed to prove it – looks like a Transformer vomited into a bucket. Continue reading

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