Geek on a shoestring budget I'm a geek on a shoestring budget. I love buttons and wires and boxes and gizmos. I get the same sense of potential that one might get from having freshly sharpened pencils and new sketchpad. That pile of chips and plastic could be anything. When that 'anything' is under my…Read more Modern technology: My love / hate relationship
When Finns first tell you about sauna, they'll normally reassure you of a couple of things. Firstly it's just for relaxation and bathing, and secondly it's completely normal to be naked in a hot (75C +) confined space with other strangers. The ways to spot a non-Finn in a sauna, other than poor language skills,…Read more An Englishman in a sauna
We had some major changes at work today. These will see some 800 employees moved to external service providers. Another couple of hundred will be facing new challenges. This is the euphemistic phrase for being made redundant. The lucky 800 were herded into a meeting space outside my team's office space to be processed and…Read more The cake is a lie.
One thing the modern church in the west seems to struggle with is "The Great Commission", which appears in the bible at the end of Matthew 28. Well, not so much the idea of it, but the doing of it. Many Christians don't realise that they need to do it. Others know that they should…Read more Church – Relevant, irrelevant or just genuine?