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Bad Week Good Week – LPW5

I would love to say that I have been a consistent learner but that just isn’t the case.  I tend to be having a bad week where I get very little and poor quality learning done followed by a good week where I am getting a good, honest hour and a half done every...

Empire Records Tribute Page – LPW3

So as you might have gathered week 2 did not go so well for me and was never blogged about – in fact I was quite close to not blogging either this week but that would just be defeatist. Week 3 Achievements I finished the Lynda Bootstrap course I completed the...

Week 1 of Learning To Program

06/09/17 – Day 2 This was a pretty cool evening – I had already done the basics HTML & CSS sections of camp pretty quickly on the first day – after 10 years working as a web designer I would want to be able to breeze through those.  Today...

Commiting to decisions

Decisions are difficult.  We all make an infinite number of decisions every day but for the most part we can see a portion of the outcome in advance – if this, then that.  What about the decisions where there is no cut and dried outcome.  You always hear about...

Going backwards to go forward

Mistakes and failures can be really painful to relive. Though I am not a person who struggles with regret, I do tend to try to forget the past and move on. The past inevitably has other plans, popping up on the movie screen of my mind and bringing with it the torrent of emotions that are all tied up in reliving it.

Book Review: Asking For It – Louise O’Neill

I read ‘ Asking For It ‘ in a few hours and have been haunted by it since.  I come from a small Irish village, I have certainly drank too much and woken up with a hazy memory of the night before.  The horror of the events as they unfold is that under...

Silence & The City

I come from the country where life was always cushioned by silence. A walk to the village was a half a mile where only the languid mutterings of a herd of milking cows could be heard above the rustling of the hedgerows. At night the daylight gave way to complete...

Quote: Eleanor Roosavelt

  This quote was given to me by one of my closest friends.  It was printed on a piece of cardboard and cut out – a very simple and thoughtful gift that has had pride of place at the center of my vision board for years.  I am and always will be a dreamer and...

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