Archive for the ‘General’ Category

Training courses and losing your Mojo

Posted: 7th April 2010 by admin in General

Its been a couple of years since I was last on a training course, in fact, it was at the same training centre I am currently sitting at now, doing my SQL Server Reporting Services course. This time its SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS). It’s the start of day two, and I’ll give you my […]

The Redundancy Game and the Great Job Hunt

Posted: 13th July 2009 by admin in General

Just over 2 weeks ago, I was made redundant for the third time in my career in IT. The previous two times had very different affects on me, the first time in 2000, I found a job straight away, my pay off and return of share save money brought me an E reg Mini and […]

Why I climb

Posted: 23rd April 2009 by admin in Climbing, General

We don’t often think about why we pursue our interests, we just do. I didn’t think about why I climbed really, there are the obvious things like spending time with friends, the physical exercise element and being outdoors in great scenery, but these are the fortunate repercussions of doing an outdoor sport that requires another […]

Memories of Childhood pt 2

Posted: 26th January 2009 by admin in General

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Litton Loop via Pen Y Ghent and Plover Hill

Posted: 5th January 2009 by admin in General, Travel

Note : I’ll be adding the photos to this article later on in the week or early next week. I discovered Littondale a few years ago, when on a driving trip around the Yorkshire Dales, I saw a route over to Settle from Grassington and took what turned out one of the most overlooked and […]

Memories of Childhood

Posted: 1st December 2008 by admin in General, Leicester

This weekend, I did my regular bi-monthly visit back to Leicester to see my parents and catch up with friends. On Sunday, I had to walk the couple of miles to pub where we had left the car the previous night. When I was growing up in the 80’s around Braunstone Frith, we not only […]

Mark Thomas Review

Posted: 19th October 2006 by admin in General

As most of you who read this will not know, I am a massive fan of Mark Thomas, the stand up comedian and activist. For the last 4 years I have been booking tickets for his Huddersfield show as soon as the box office opens on the day of release. It always the same seats, […]

Its Alive, Dr Frankenstein

Posted: 17th October 2006 by admin in General

Content will follow, I promise!