Hurrah, it’s 2017

Hurrah, it’s 2017

I've started the new year, as I always do, with a four-step process: 1. Calculate my tax bill 2. Cry myself to sleep 3. Wake up and think about how a big tax bill means it's been a good year, so I shouldn't be too down about it So here's hoping my tax bill next year...

I’ve had a stinkin’ cold all week

And I'm thoroughly miffed about it. I'm not taking days off, mind. Speak to me on the phone and I'll be the same a ray of sunshine as always. But here, in the office/home, it's been a grim week. I just poured myself a glass of water and put it down next to the couch....

Time for a weekend shift

Is it a bit wrong that I quite enjoy working over the weekend? Workaholic? mpc

Been crazy busy lately

And not just with work – Birthdays too. About 80% of the birthdays in my family fall within two months in late summer. Luckily, having a creative mind makes it much easier to think of gift ideas. mpc

I may take the MacBook out into the garden today

I'm working with the lovely folks at The Writer today.  I can only imagine how hot it must be up there in the capital. At least I've got a nice sea breeze here. Oh and I've got a new blog up at Popup Weddings: Inspiration for your wedding speech – are you looking but...

Nugatory. What a terribly nugatory word.

Nugatory. What a terribly nugatory word.

There's a letter going around on Twitter in which the philosopher A.C. Grayling talks about Brexit. I started reading it. Then I stopped reading it. Why? One word – nugatory. That's right. It just means 'useless'. I don't doubt the world's leading philosophers are...

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Matt somehow manages to combine an impressive eye for the technical details with a bucketload of creativity. But what really impresses is his ideas and research skills.
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