Month: August 2010

Work/Life Balance. I must get one of those.

You know that whole idea of a work/life balance? Right at the moment, mine’s so tilted it’s essentially a work/work balance with the life hanging onto an edge somewhere by the very tips of its fingers. In fact, I think I just heard it scream as it inevitably let go. Inbetween running a household and […]

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Dropping clangers and dropping rubbish

A couple of columns to keep the week ticking along. First of all, at MacTheMag, I cover the tricky area of predictions by way of a beloved British children’s TV show: MacTheBlog: Dropping iClangers: “Somewhere in my office, there’s a Clanger that I’ve dropped. He’s gorgeous, with his little pink nose and strange honking noises.” […]

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The one in which I go insane, and so does a major ISP

I was actually going to take today off as a sick day. Dropped everyone in at their respective places of work and education, and headed home to spend the day in bed getting better. But then the phone rang. Again and again. Couriers started turning up, and it became clear that my plans to recover would […]

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I have the power! (but not the money)

Monday kicks off with another opinion column/blog and another review. First up, my regular Geekspeak column casts an eye over what it is we’ve been spending our tech dollars on in the past quarter: Geekspeak: What are you spending your tech dollars on? “The theory goes that we’re not going out to restaurants or clubs […]

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