Edinburgh

Nexus point
Jul 11, 2007

I have a theory, admittedly immature, that the human life is punctuated by pivotal events and decisions, nexus points, at approximately prime multiples of years i.e. 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 17, 23 and so on up the prime number series.

Singapore, London and an esteemed visitor
Jul 11, 2007

Dee heard about Singapore! Unfortunately, all she heard was that they’d made an offer to her boss and he rejected it out of hand — crappy pay, no moving expenses, no bonus, who knows?

Early start, Singapore vs. London
May 11, 2007

I’m at work early this morning, sitting around waiting for other people to do stuff (I’ve done everything I need to already!) so we can get somebody to sign off the whole morning as a success.

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London, Uno, Photos
Mar 15, 2007

I spoke to a company in London today; a kind of “first take” on the whole job-hunting thing, for me and the company both I think. They asked some just-barely technical questions, and whilst I answered most with ease, I was feeling nervous and my mind went blank for others (specifically on JDBC, but if you care about that you should probably be reading the other site instead).

Life is better with a soundtrack
Jan 22, 2007

I’ve had such a shitty day at work, nothing to do but have a drink and listen to some tunes, courtesy of Last.fm. Thankfully this means: Beck; Depeche Mode; Yo La Tengo; Bad Religion and more random stuff.

Kilted Aussie — almost!
Jan 19, 2007

It’s Friday at last, and I couldn’t be happier. Well, actually I could – I’m technically on “backup” this weekend, so there’s a slim chance that I’ll be called to work.