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In The Days To Come.

I just opened this mug. A relative sent for me, to be opened to-day.   Yes, I’m 40. Okay first, I haven’t celebrated my birthday for 24 years. Second, In the last 40 years I have achieved exactly nothing. So when I look at this mug with it’s slogan “It took 40 years to look […]

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*Sigh

To-day was an expression of most weeks, boss not paying me on time, bills to pay etc etc, ‘cept this week he sent his wife to pay me… Smooth. Thing is the pay isn’t great and I hate not getting paid on time, or even knowing if that pay will come on Friday (*I get […]

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So I Bought A Really Expensive Scotch!

So Yesterday I planned on visiting The Whisky Exchange in London, near Charing Cross Station, to buy a Scotch that I’d heard was very good… And expensive. You can see, on the left, a few barrels… Yes they have barrels in the shop, not sure way, maybe I should have asked, but I didn’t so […]

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Am I A Whisky Snob?

On my way home from work today I had to drop by Tesco to get some bottle water, so I could freeze it because of this Sun we’re currently getting here in Blighty, I mean I’m taking up a patio, slabs and concrete underneath, navigating half way around a house and two flights of stairs, […]

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Scotch.

You can see to the far right of this picture a bottle of Vat 69. I bought that because I knew nothing of scotch and it appeared in Band of Brothers, so I thought, Cool, I’ll buy that… Next to it out of frame or bottles of Jack Daniels, Jim Beam, and an Irish whisky, […]

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I’ve Only Myself To Blame.

How Do You Set Time Goals? There are hundreds of books I want to read and Lots to study, but I never seem to have the time. This is what I tell myself anyway, but the truth of the matter is, I have plenty of time, I just don’t know how to use it properly. […]

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Deduction: Part 2

Holy shit! So this book isn’t much better, spelling, grammar, and just bad writing in general… This reeks of self publishing, and clearly nobody read this book before it was published. No peer review, just some dude who has read Sherlock Holmes, and watched the shows and movies and thinks, “I can do that. But […]

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Taking The Leap From…

‘Desktop computer to laptop isn’t, and will never be, a big deal, lots of people have done it and benefitted from the added mobility, not being chained to a single location. Now what about the leap for laptop to tablet, putting all your computer needs to something commonly referred to as a “device” and not […]

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The Elements of Style.

I bought this book by William Strunk jr. and E.B. White many years ago, but being someone who failed his English exam quite miserably not a lot of it made much sense.

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“Shit!” Said Pointless.

And damn right you should be saying shit mutha fucka (to be said in the voice of Samuel L Jackson). Today (July 18th) I edited chapter 7 of ‘Where There Are No Eyes’ (formally Shadow of Doubt) which had a character whose purpose seemed a little pointless. He just seemed to be filling a hole and checking a minority box.

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