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How to Work Well Under Pressure!

This fantastic write-up of the nightmare situation a lobster fisherman found himself in has lots of ace lessons in it. A Spec in the Sea – New York Times. I sent it out to my engineering […]

Owder and Madder

This is a transcript of an audio-recording made by my grandfather some time before I was born and uncovered by a cousin of mine 3 decades later in a loft. Finding these recordings was the […]

Jumble Sale. A Short Story.

This is a transcript of an audio-recording made by my grandfather some time before I was born and uncovered by a cousin of mine decades later in a loft. Finding these recordings was the first […]

The Coop Hall

This is a transcript of an audio-recording made by my grandfather some time before I was born and uncovered by a cousin of mine decades later in a loft. Finding these recordings was the first […]

I Took a New Job

I lived in the middle of London for five years. Proper middle, Zone1, LondonBridge, Borough. No messing. Never mind your Clapham or Brixton and all that. During that time, although my head-office was but ten […]

Samsung Chromebook. The cheap one.

Last week I purchased a Chromebook, (the cheap Samsung one not the £1050 job announced yesterday, I haven’t completely lost my mind) and I think it’s a really really awesome little laptop. I’ve been met […]

The Half Marabastard is Over

Well, I completed the Marabastard but it wasn’t all plain sailing. It took me 2 hours 34 minutes, which was way over my target and disappointing, but I wasn’t in the best state… I had […]

Half Marabastard Training Pt 2.

Despite the lack of marabastard updates I have been keeping my hand in to do you all proud I promise. In fact I have recently run a couple of much quicker times after Googling “how […]