Category Archives: idle musings

Proud Gamer Dad

I’ve had a lovely day off today (okay, I’m unable to sleep right now so this bit isn’t so lovely, but that’s neither here nor there). It’s mostly been lovely because most of it was spent with my daughter, the … Continue reading

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What A Glorious Wedding

One of my cousins got married on Saturday. My own journey to the church bore more than a passing resemblance to the opening sequence of Four Weddings and a Funeral, up to and including driving past the church, last minute course … Continue reading

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A Naturalisation

Last year, as weird and wonderful election results gave everyone adrenaline dumps for a variety of reasons, two things happened:  I spent a lot of time swearing under my breath, and on one memorable occasion here. And, by way of contrast, … Continue reading

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And Now, Fun

It’s been an exhausting week, mostly because it’s been one where work has successfully thrown a rapid barrage of changing priorities, personnel challenges, and personal frustrations at me – and that’s not even included customer interactions. Now though, it’s the … Continue reading

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Games etc

Games continue to be an essential stress relief mechanism for me, as well as being the more traditional amusement and distraction. For the most part recently I seem to have been largely enjoying old favourites rather than trying anything as … Continue reading

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Thanks Brain

It’s Oh-gods-o’clock, and my brain won’t shut up, because why would it when all you want is to sleep? I could get up and write in the journal that I’m currently drafting new material in, but I imagine I’ll then … Continue reading

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Hey, This Thing Still Works

Ah, yeah mea culpa, life’s been doing that thing it does, and run rings round me while I try to re-establish my footing. Between my brain being all over the place, a renewed momentum on writing the novel, work stress, … Continue reading

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