Tips for successfully creating new year resolutions

The new year is fast approaching, and many people will be using this opportunity to reflect upon themselves. A new years resolution can be a powerful driving force for change - but most will not last through January. Here are a number of tips to set yourself up for success in ...

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Goals for 2013

I think an appropriate first post when getting back into writing here would be to state my goals over the next year. Even though the end of January is closing in, there is still plenty of time to lay down the gauntlet and then attempt to find my way through ...

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Revival

The last entry to this blog was more than 2 years ago talking about change. Shortly after which, my website went dark and the change continued regardless. I continued my internship with Red Hat, gaining insight into technologies that I would not have otherwise encountered such as RHEL and RHEV ...

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Change Places!

Four months ago, everything was completely different. I was busy sending out intern applications convinced that I would have to admit defeat, and return to university. But I was so determined to have a year out in industry, that I applied to pretty much anywhere that was still advertising. Companies ...

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Of kittens and CATastrophes

Meet the latest member of our family, Tigger. My mum has been wanting a kitten for a long time and last October it seemed like the right time to get one. Unfortunately she wanted a ginger kitten which are slightly rare, so it wasn’t until the following February until ...

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Summer verdict: Winter called, they want their rain back

Today has been one of the first sunny days in a fair while. I swear it’s been about 4 weeks since I last went mountain biking, thanks to constant rain and cloud. Next time weather forecasters predict an ‘Indian’ summer, I’m not even going to humour them. End ...

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Exam results

My exam results came out yesterday, great stuff. Passed everything so don’t need to re-sit in August, and my marks were high enough to be able to do the modules I want next year. Results were:

  • SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT 69 (2:1
  • WEB DEVELOPMENT TOOL 78 (1st)
  • COMMS + TELEMATICS 69 ...
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Once more, with feeling

It’s been a looooong time since I last posted. To cut a long story short, I was enjoying myself so much on my travels that I didn’t find much time to blog. That and the poor wifi provided at the hostels meant that I didn’t post anything ...

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Pah-rague

Prague wasn't that great for me in all honesty. Don't get me wrong, it was worth a visit, but everything can be done in a day. Everything. It's not a very big place so I found myself walking everywhere. Once I'd walked Charles Bridge a few ...

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Swamp City

What a city, Berlin is now one of my favourite places in the world, even though some things didn't quite go to plan. Went on a free walking tour on Saturday, which was very good and went around most of the main attractions. Bradenburg tor, The Reichstag, Holocaust memorial ...

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