Category Archives: Randoms

Two treats

The highlight of my week was watching Mr @StevenTuck contentedly colouring in this doodle, using the small packet of crayons that I had brought with me especially, just to get him through our sprint planning meeting in one piece. It … Continue reading

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“Cold, isn’t it?” said a lady from up the street as she walked past me shivering at the bus stop this morning. At lunchtime, I trudged miserably across town with an allegedly broken laptop, grudgingly returning it to the mothership … Continue reading

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Is it Spring yet?

Spring is… A). The day your first tomato seedling pokes its head gently through the surface of the compost in a little corner of a propagator on your bathroom floor – but is it really Spring, or just the underfloor … Continue reading

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I’ve had a grrrr kind of day. But I couldn’t help smiling when I stumbled across this chap tonight. One evening many years ago I was alone and miserable and Lizzie got on the tube and fetched me out for … Continue reading

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Seven things that made me smile today

One person said that I am “one of the great minds”. One person caught me winding myself up and stopped me with laughter. One person wrote me a long email that talked of my patience and wisdom. One person made … Continue reading

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