Category Archives: IAmAWhinyBitch

2017 Goals and Aims

By | Wednesday, 8 March 2017

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[1] 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 »

Write A Day

By | Sunday, 1 March 2015

Back in December Leigh published the following blog all about the diary challenge that she had recently completed and how you could do the same. It was a call to action to all of us who want to write and sometimes have an issue in finding the time or the motivation. The basic story is that a… Read More »

Oops!

By | Saturday, 22 February 2014

You know that time when you’re driving, and two people driving different cars are being stupid at a junction and you say out loud what’s in your head. For me it was the phrase, ‘make a decision you pair of dozy arseholes’ and then a small voice behind me said ‘daddy, what are dozy harse… Read More »

Chicago Hates Me

By | Sunday, 2 June 2013

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 »

Train Woes

By | Friday, 27 January 2012

Okay so once again the train is delayed and this means I will miss a connection, I get really dis-chuffed when that occurs. Then I will blame privatisation. But this isn’t a random blame. Privatisation was supposed to bring us: Lower Fares. It didn’t. More trains. It didn’t. Better service. Debateable, more customer service bollocks… Read More »