Over the past year I have been publishing results of my attempts to get fitter. Let’s be honest, tweet, blog, vlog, facebook and all. I have had Zombie’s chasing me around parks and updates in the wee hours from the gym. It started almost a year ago (I started on the 6th January 2017 but… Read More »
I have spoken at some length in a previous post (see http://www.markkeating.me.uk/2016/11/11/the-me-me-goal/ ) about one side of goals, which i called the ‘me goal’ a form of internal embiggening yourself. Today i am going to speak about my goals for 2017. Well not all of them. And this is not a continuation of the previous post just I… Read More »
I love this particular saying: > Chance favours the prepared mind I love it because my mind is rarely in a state of preparedness, or at least that’s how I feel about it. However this is misleadibng as i know it is, to at least some degree. take today. After a great week of good… Read More »
11 March 2014 I recently ordered some custom Converse sneakers (Plimsolls to us Brits), some indy-Chucks, from the Converse website and last night they arrived. I wanna go squeee and cover you all in my squeedom love. They are Batman designs with Batman on one shoe and Harley Quinn on the other, purple laces with… Read More »
1st June 2013 Over the Atlantic near Canada This morning I awoke at four forty to start the long day of travel that would see me arrive at Austin, Texas for this years YEt Another Perl Conference, North America. The journey would be a drive to the airport, Manchester, an eight hour flight to Chicago,… Read More »
18 May 2013 On a train from Paris to Marne le Vallee I am sat here wondering how, aside from using it in the title of this piece, I can work in the line from the Tenesse Williams play: “I have always relied on the kindness of strangers.” I guess I just did. I am… Read More »
Holy duck look at the size of the crack in the windscreen of the taxi I am in. This specific post was created using WordPress for Android on a mobile phone. This explains but not excuses any incorrect or unusual typography, brevity or formatting.
Since I passed my test last year in October, and gained my Blue Car in November, I have racked up a modest ten thousand miles driving. I have now started to learn the nuances of the car and if I leave in good time am able use soft acceleration and gentle braking to help preserve… Read More »