Books

TL;DR A list of (mainly) non-fiction books I’ve got through in the last year(ish) at the bottom of the post I spend a lot of time on trains; 38 return train trips this year already. And they’re all over two hours, either travelling Leeds to Birmingham…

Personal vs. Management Planning

Is there a difference between my personal planning and what my manager/team need? Thinking of this selfishly, I need to keep track of my tasks and their due date. My work is very fluid and rarely goes as planned day to day. It all gets done at some point…

Tumbleweed

Happy New Year! This isn't a 'must do more blogging in 2015' post; I'm happy with my post frequency last year - well, I was, right up until my last post in September. What happened? Lola joined the clan :) A mixture of trying to limit work to work time (ha…

Procrastination

Everyone knows that all you need to succeed in life is to be skilled at Google Search. Once you’ve mastered search you can then move on to procrastination. Some see procrastination as the enemy. It isn’t. Embrace it. This is where you’ll enter a Zen like state…

Learning to Code - Update

Earlier in the year I committed to learning to code. It hasn’t quite gone as I intended (there's still time!) but I have managed to partially achieve the task I set myself; create an application, there just aren't any associated mobile apps yet. How did I go about this…

Digital Transformation

The turn of the century saw a revolution of the Internet that changed how people worked and played. The dot com bubble had burst, and what remained were the services people really wanted or were viable with the technology limitations of the time. We saw an evolution of the mobile…