November 2019

The Allure of ‘Shiny Things’

‘All the glitters is not gold‘ One of the favourite sayings of my long deceased father. In fact he was full of cautionary and advisory sayings and proverbs. So much so that I would chide him on the fact that some of them were contradictory – ‘Like too many cooks spoil the broth’ as opposed […]

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5 Remarkable Rules 1 Little Book

Reading has always been one of my more enjoyable activities. During my working life most of it was technical or contractual in nature. Not a whole lot of fiction or fantasy there. A couple of areas that I particularly enjoyed were Self Development and Financial books. Since taking up bike riding two days a week […]

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What’s Your Opinion of The ‘Boomers’

Blogging is a very new venture for me. Consequently I have been struggling to come up with a topic for this fourth post. My instinctive nature is reserved so putting ideas and opinions out in the world is counter intuitive. As a result when starting to settle on a topic the mind goes round in […]

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What the ‘PHP’ Happened?

Spent a good part of yesterday trying to work out why I was getting a WordPress error when I tried to install the OptimizePress 3.0 plugin. Wordpress threw me out of the Admin login and gave a message that there was a fatal error that needed to be resolved. The error message included the phrase […]

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D9 – A Surprisingly Different Option

For anyone who has worked in the mining or earthmoving business mention of ‘D9’ will likely conjure up an image of a large yellow machine usually configured as a bulldozer. The Caterpillar D9 series, designed and built by Caterpillar Inc., was first introduced in 1954 as a prototype designated the D9X. This and subsequent D9 […]

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Welcome to my First Post

This the very first post on my blog at the start of a completely new phase for me. I have always been technically orientated and found the challenge of achieving solutions for those sort of things really enjoyable. Generally I am quite comfortable with my own company. Most of my interaction with others, outside of […]

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