2012 Accomplishments

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Instead of writing what I’m going to do in 2013, here’s some of what I did in 2012: Read significantly more (15+ books in 2012, maybe 3 or 4 in 2011) Hint: if you want to read more, buy a Kindle! Watched a lot less TV (no longer have TV on in the morning or […]

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About to pay a 35p tax bill. Seriously! Printing and posting the letter probably cost HMRC about £2.

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Q: Best time to open your Christmas Chocolate Orange? A: When no one else is around.

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The stuff self-employed dreams are made of: trying to get a buggy router to assign DHCP addresses properly at 10pm on Christmas Eve.

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10yo brother says to me last week. “What starts with an ‘F’ and ends with an ‘uck’?”. “Firetruck”.

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Two little brothers just turned up full of character. 10yo says “Fergus, what would win in a fight: a robotic bigfoot or a two-headed dinosaur?”. I say “What kind of dinosaur, a T-Rex?”. 10yo “Yeah”. I say “The dinosaur obviously!”. 10yo screams to his big brother while waving his arms wildly “HA HA, IN YOUR […]

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Suddenly everyone has a “statistic” on US gun ownership/crime/homocide. Wonder how many are anywhere near accurate.

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There’s something a bit sinister when you’re the last one in the office on a Friday night and you’re shredding old paperwork.