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Tuesday, 29 August 2017


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Tuesday, 29 August 2017


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Instagram Update August 27, 2017 at 07:18PM

Sunday, 27 August 2017

via Instagram http://bit.ly/2wgkGK5 Just your average day on the north coast of Ireland. Portrush ahead. Donegal beyond.

Instagram Update August 26, 2017 at 05:10PM

Saturday, 26 August 2017

via Instagram http://bit.ly/2iAU0Ay Time for dinner with the help of some Belfast Gin

Instagram Update August 26, 2017 at 03:24PM

Saturday, 26 August 2017

via Instagram http://bit.ly/2xBBAly Dinner is marinading... Turmeric, ginger and garlic so far. Chillies, cumin, coriander and cardamom to come. I'm salivating!

Instagram Update August 24, 2017 at 05:22PM

Thursday, 24 August 2017

via Instagram http://bit.ly/2vjtld7 Think I'm in love with this girl... I wanna keep her but alas, her heart belongs elsewhere

Instagram Update August 22, 2017 at 11:05PM

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

via Instagram http://bit.ly/2w0XEX7 Beauty exists above street level. River Island, Donegall Place, Belfast. Why don't we embed this kind of art into new builds?

Twitter Update - August 22, 2017 at 09:04AM

Tuesday, 22 August 2017


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Twitter Update - August 21, 2017 at 08:28AM

Monday, 21 August 2017


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Monday, 21 August 2017


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Instagram Update August 21, 2017 at 05:45AM

Monday, 21 August 2017

via Instagram http://bit.ly/2wuXDNs My name for the day. At least, my Starbucks name.

Twitter Update - August 13, 2017 at 09:18AM

Sunday, 13 August 2017


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My Plan B

Thursday, 10 August 2017
Nobody reads this blog or this section of my website so I can write and say whatever I want here without fear.

Apparently.

With that in mind...

I often have discussions with friends, family and colleagues about careers and I always say that a Plan B is not necessarily a bad idea. But I'm very aware that I don't actually have a Plan B at all.

My Plan B is often verbalised as "dry-stone walling in the highlands of Scotland" which sounds rather energetic though the abandoning of technology is appealing at times.

Thinking about a Plan B a little more seriously results in silly ideas like:

  • becoming a "proper" author (maybe by writing up my memoirs in exaggerated form)
  • becoming a male escort (of the legitimate kind, of course)
  • winning the lottery or putting everything on the 2:15 at Kempton Park


The male escort idea is easily the more doable and more likely to generate revenue of the above ideas, but even that doesn't sound like a long term solution to any kind of notion of having a career change!

They say that "necessity is the mother of invention". I guess the reason my Plan B ideas are terrible is because necessity hasn't forced me to think seriously about it. But with nearly 30 years behind me doing this IT thing, I can't help thinking that maybe, just maybe, the time is coming to do something COMPLETELY different.

Ideas welcome - though nobody reads this so that is a note to self!

Instagram Update August 05, 2017 at 04:00PM

Saturday, 5 August 2017

via Instagram http://bit.ly/2wgScPD Proud of Belfast today

Instagram Update August 04, 2017 at 09:58PM

Friday, 4 August 2017

via Instagram http://bit.ly/2u9rS8C Yes please

Instagram Update August 03, 2017 at 05:34PM

Thursday, 3 August 2017

via Instagram http://bit.ly/2fbMVEU My hotel room... Complete with logo of the company I'm working for just now. How did they know.

Instagram Update August 02, 2017 at 11:16PM

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

via Instagram http://bit.ly/2hoUzMZ Whispy