Down My Local Pool

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I’m really learning to love my local pool, and this is despite some severe provocation. As readers of this blog will know, I have been conned into doing a Swimathon for Marie Curie, and in preparation for this I’ve been trying to go splashing as much as I can.  (Towit: …

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My Git Wizard

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Being self-employed can be… … I nearly wrote ‘tough’, then had to check myself.  It’s 10 a.m., I’ve been working for about an hour, I’m wearing my spacesuit-like sleeping bag with legs (it’s very cold outside and I resent using central heating when I could just heat myself) and have …

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Team This Was A Bad Idea

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So I have friends who are far more worthy and active and awesome than me, and one of them has talked me into doing a Swimathon this year.  It’s exactly what you’d expect on the cover – a team of mates get together and swim a certain distance (5k, in …

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So Much Learning…

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I’ve spent so much time doing research for this book.  Ugh.  You’d think that Harry August required a bit of research, but to be honest, that was historical stuff, that’s inside my comfort zone.  Whereas Claire North no. 3 is a book set in the modern day, with very little …

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Secretly Watching…

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… Constantine. (The TV show, to be precise.)  But shusssshh!!  Don’t tell anyone.  Because of course, officially, I haven’t been.  Because technically, it’s not very good.  But also of course, I’m hooked, and need to know what happens next.  Just… need to know! So, important contextual information! For long-time readers …

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