Embracing Hypocrisy

Despite having moaned at length over the past 10 years about advertising on personal blogs, the rise (and fall) of “Pay Per Post” and networks of that ilk, I took the decision this morning to drop an adsense advert on my blog sidebar.

I am aware that this makes me a giant hypocrite, that some of you will promptly cry “eurgh” and never visit again, but it turns out that we all have our limits and being able to buy my ex out of the mortgage so that I can keep a roof over my kid’s heads is mine.

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Firsts

I have had a most amazing week, and it occurs to me this morning that it has been a week full of “firsts”: First holiday on my own First time “glamping” First time I drove on a proper motorway (3 lanes) First time I drove to a destination on unfamiliar roads without using satnav First […]

I am back! Or: adventure with pictures

I am back from my grown-up glamping adventure. I did not get (too) lost, eaten by insects, die of food poisoning from eating undercooked BBQ food or indeed go stir crazy about being on my own like I thought I would. So here’s what happened, with some pictures: I left on Monday, already running late […]

Grown-up adventure

So I’m off on a proper grown-up adventure tomorrow. Camping — “glamping”, rather, with Little Oasis Pandy — ON MY OWN. I’ve never booked a spur of the moment mini break before, let alone one in which I am completely in control of what I do, where I go, what time I get out of […]

My Internet History

I’ve been trawling the Way Back Machine lately for links & images for my recently re-added geek t-shirts collection page (work in progress), and happened upon a link to a page I used to have: “My Internet History”. I don’t have this page any more, it was one of the things I dropped when I […]