Home Alone

Just back from dropping Sands at the airport as she is off to the UK for a week, which means I am ‘home alone’ for the week. Nothing particularly interesting …

The Wife

Married in 1992, Sandra is the island of sanity in my world. She has a tolerance towards me that is beyond belief. Happily she enjoys the use of technology but …

The Cats

Meet the Gang! We have adopted 6 cats to share our life with us here in Spain! To be more accurate we have been adopted by them as they really …

Yes, No, Maybe

Happy New Year. I send you these greetings once again from the elevated position of ‘being on the Wagon’! Once more it will be a dry January for me: the …

Saidi Anniversary & Birthday

Saidi is seven today, but more importantly she will have been with us four years today, as she spent the first three years of her life out on the street …

24 Years And Counting

So another year starts. For me that means another alcohol free month as for the 24th year in a row I have given up booze for the month of January. …

Dusky: House Guest

Found this little chap abandoned on the beach a couple of nights ago. Sands carried him home and he didn’t stop purring, although that changed once we got him home …

Back In The Saddle

Has been pretty quiet on this site for a while, in fact for far too long! Many reasons that I won’t bore you with but over the last twelve months …

Happy 3rd Anniversary To Moreno

Today is the third anniversary of the day Moreno adopted us! Check out a few photos and thoughts over on Almerimar Life. ShareTweetShare0 Shares

Heading Back To The UK Again

Has been VERY quiet on the blog front for a while. Keep feeling inspired then can’t get focussed!!! Have had my parents with me for a few weeks and I …

Happy Birthday Sands XXX

Today is Sands Birthday, so happy birthday Sands XX She was out with some girl friends yesterday, so today we are going to do nothing, a late brunch, then watch …

New Blog Theme

Yes, this is a new blog theme! I was really happy with the old one, but it had started to feel a little dated, and as it was written around …

What I Tweeted This Week

Am wondering if 2.5 hours is record to have a cat asleep on your knee? # @Toni_GPB yep but she jumped up and had some food in reply to Toni_GPB …

What I Tweeted This Week

http://twitpic.com/1mu71 – Tonights Sunset # Well that was a dull game. Just took some great pics of sunset and cats. Need to charge the iPhone so back on Twitter later …

Working From Home

I have written before about my workflow, and I recently read with interest how Skribit founder and blogger Paul Stamatiou was set up now he is working at home, all …

Born Again Blogger!

Ever since I wrote about The Future Of This Blog back in May it seems that I have spent very little time on it. Lots of reasons I guess, but …

Back Posting Soon

Things have been a bit quiet on the blog front recently, but (unfortunately) not at home as we have just lost Orla the latest stray that we had adopted. She …

Halloween Plans?

I recently wrote about the way in which Spain celebrates Halloween over on our Almerimar Life blog and it got me wondering as to how it is celebrated where you …

Busy

Have been really busy recently with a couple of clients and Almerimar Life, but in the midst of it all decided to add the 32″ Samsung as a third screen …

Dublin Here I Come!

Heading off to the airport again this afternoon! Unlike last week I will be away a little longer than 18 hours, as I am heading over to Luton airport this …

Quick Trip To The UK

I am off to the UK tomorrow for a meeting. I will be catching the 1015 flight out of Almeria that gets into Gatwick at 1200. I have a meeting …

iPhone Blues

Still no sign of a 3G iPhone over here in Almerimar. The last time I bothered to check they thought they may have them in September or October!! In the …

More Summer Reading

Just read four, somewhat different books, over the last couple of weeks as the summer binge continues!! We are in the middle of a exceptionally hot period at the moment. …

6 Of The Best

6 of the best – a phrase that will bring back memories for a number of the UK readers I imagine!!! A friend of Sands recently returned to live in …

Rethinking Workflow?

Reluctant as I am to be ‘forced’ into a workflow by Steve and the boys at Apple I think there is a certain inevitability that I will be in the …

A New Avatar

I wanted to say thanks to Jon Scrivens for sending me through the drawing below. Having an avatar is the ‘current thing’ I guess. Well actually it has been current …

Recent Books Read

I seem to have worked my way through a number of books since I last posted on books read. At least one was a recommendation from Gary, one was a …

Learning To Play Poker

This is probably very embarrassing, but I have never played poker in my entire life! The closest that I have got is a Poker run or two with the Harley …

Back in Training – Stage 2

I am knackered! Well my legs are anyway, and I am so happy about it – honest!!! Yesterday morning I played my first game of football in about 15 years …

Be Honest!

Below is a web comic from xkcd that Tom pointed out to me that really made me laugh, not only because it was funny, but because like so much humour …

The Future Of This Blog

I think it is fair to say that the quantity, quality and direction of the posts on the blog have declined in recent months. That is evidenced by the reduced …

Back In Training – Stage 1

Just back from my second (very) short jog in two days. The 20km of last years seems a dim and distant past, and the concept of 40km seems somewhat challenging …