Category Archives: Work

Time passes. Listen. Time passes.

“Time passes. Listen. Time passes.” – Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas Juliet died two years ago today. Today I and the Long-Haired Pixies had lunch in Jamie Oliver’s restaurant in Oxford, very pleasant. This time last year, the LHPs … Continue reading

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Six months on

And so six months have passed. I started this blog about a month before Juliet died and I’m more and more inclined to bring it to a close, now it has fulfilled its purpose. I probably won’t ever close it … Continue reading

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Is it really three months?

A month since my last post, and more significantly, three months since Juliet died. Someone asked me today if the time had passed quickly or slowly. The former I think. Now we are well into autumn, the summer seems a … Continue reading

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Probate, and faith restored

In between funeral admin today I’ve been ploughing away at a piece of work, to be delivered to the ultimate audience next week i.e. my peers and colleagues. Wish I could get enthused about it, it would make it so … Continue reading

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Collection of the ashes

A day in our Warwick office today. I had an email requesting my technical input and experience of a customer who is a building society that has branches wide across the nation (cough). Normally a fairly run-of-the-mill request, but I’m … Continue reading

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The Proms and a 10k run

A day in our office in Bedfont (south of Heathrow) today, for a team meeting, mostly technical updates. Strangely I had been looking forward to it, inasmuch as it meant putting on a suit and being “normal” again. Woken early … Continue reading

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Proper work

Proper work in that I put a suit on, travelled to London and met a customer today. Before that I did the two-hour commute into our office on the South Bank. Met several colleagues; no-one mentioned my bereavement and I … Continue reading

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