New Site Design!!

Hey guys! Bonjour, Bienvenue and Bore Da! (that last one is Welsh for ‘good-day’, by the way 🙂 ) How are you guys doing? It’s Friday, thank bejezeus, and, as Bob Ross would say, “it’s a great day here and I hope it is wherever you’re at”. It’s actually a grey, miserable sort of day, […]

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It's hard to write…when you're wrong

Ooh it’s back to double-meaning headline time!! But, Ian, what the hell are you warbling about this time, I hear you cry! Well, I don’t, but in my mind my blog is insanely popular and people want to hear what I have to say. Oh, to dream my band of followers! Which brings me to […]

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New Year, New Content

So, 2020 is upon us. And as I’m still randomly searching for content for this blog I’ve decided to add a couple more topics to explore. The first one of these is travel. I love to travel, and as my photo above shows I also love tube trains. This will be a topic I may […]

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Happy Angry-versary!

An apt title, if somewhat technically incorrect – as anniversary refers to a yearly milestone – but I’m going to allow myself some poetic licence here. For it’s been three full months since I took the decision to leave my previous long-term employment and try to find something more fulfilling, where I didn’t feel I […]

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Going Spiritual

It came to my attention the other day that whilst I’ve dealt with my hobbies of writing and brewing on this blog – as well as venting about my dire employment situation – the one area I’ve not really covered is my pseudo-religious beliefs, even though I’ve mentioned it in the title. Now, let me […]

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Life, updating

So I have started writing this blog nearly three months ago now. It was then that I made a choice, inspired by a negative work situation to leave my life as I knew it and see if I could start afresh. The three month conclusion? It was a bad decision. And the job front is […]

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Feeling Aggrieved

And angry, shocked, and generally fucked off might also fit here. Yep, you guessed it, my previous employer threw out my grievance claim, stuck together like some fucking clique and hung me out with the linen. So I’m not a happy bunny. In order to purge my soul of this nonsense, I’m going to lay […]

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Reality bites

So last week I applied for my first set of jobs since I was unceremoniously pushed into leaving my last one. And, today, I received my first rejection for one of them. I found this an interesting experience so here’s what I’ve learned from it. 1 – I’m more arrogant slash naive than I previously […]

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Under Pressure?

Of course you are. So am I. Everyone is. I don’t know why, when they were handing out titles for various stuff, why they didn’t just call life Pressure In Some Way Or Another instead. It’s more fitting. I think, if you aren’t under pressure you aren’t actually living. You might as well be dead. […]

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Introducing MiMi

Meet Mimi. She’s my surrogate kitty. Not sure who she belongs to but as the sun has come out over South Wales again today she’s decided to keep me company as I crack on with some writing in the garden. We didn’t have the best of starts in our relationship, Mimi and I. She is […]

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