Travelling with the truffler

Posted on Wed 24 April 2013 in general • Tagged with parenting, ursula

We're are about halfway through our family holiday to the remote ends of the earth. It has been the first time we've taken Ursula on a plane so we thought we'd make it a big journey while we are at it.

To her credit she was mostly fine with the …

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2012 a year in review

Posted on Fri 18 January 2013 in general • Tagged with parenting, review, ursula

In past years when I would review the year I'd flip back through my blog. For 2012 however I managed on average one post a month and the majority of those were geek related ones which in some ways are a lot easier to write.

The big change has been …

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Everyone likes stats

Posted on Mon 26 March 2012 in general • Tagged with life, manchester, ursula

So what has my blogging frequency been like, well I'm glad you asked:

[archive_chart name="Posting frequency over the last 12 months" width="600" height="300" count="12"]

It seems the trend is pretty clear and it's not exactly surprising as my hands have been more than full with other …

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Posted on Fri 17 February 2012 in general • Tagged with family, life, ursula

As predicted the blogging has dropped off quite precipitously. I still seem to be functioning on a reduced amount of sleep (although Fliss is taking the brunt of the sleep interruption by far). However the evenings are both shorter and much more structured. Eating is slowly moving from a task …

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5 years ago

Posted on Mon 02 January 2012 in general • Tagged with family, fliss, ursula

I was reminded of a new years party 5 years ago when I rather drunkenly blurted out to Fliss my desire not to be separated from her by geography next time we welcomed in a new year. We hadn't been together that long and she was visiting Oz for her …

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