Democracy in action?

Recently, the MP for where I live, quit his post after allegations of fiddling expenses.

This has resulted in a by-election, and yesterday, I received my postal ballot papers.

This is the first time since I turned 18 and gained the right to vote, that I’ve considered not voting in any election.

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Apple iPad Mini

It probably escaped many people’s notice, but last Friday was launch day for the iPad Mini, and iPad 4th Generation.

The release of the 4th Generation iPad made me a little fed up, as my 7 month old device became obsolete, but not as unhappy as a colleague who had only purchased his 3rd generation device about six weeks ago.

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My social networking world

The past couple of weeks have seen my free time dwindle somewhat.  More to do, longer working hours, bugs, deadlines, pressures, darker nights – all fighting for my available free minutes, and causing the eyelid clamps to work harder to keep me awake.

I felt some small changes were required, and the miscellaneous periphery took the first blow of the axe.  Continue reading “My social networking world”

Social Networking and Blogging

Ont’internet is my first real foray into blogging.  Sharing my opinions and thoughts to a limited audience, where I control all the data on my own site, presents both challenges and opportunities, and I relish both.

The initial challenge was “where do I blog?”.  Continue reading “Social Networking and Blogging”

How do I feel about the killing of a dog?

I posted a short opinion on Google Plus today, on this piece of news from the Daily Mail about a man killing a dog.  I’ve tried to expand on that opinion in this post.

I’m still not 100% sure how I feel about it, maybe 10 hours after reading it, but felt I should probably put my thoughts down here.

So – my first thoughts.  Continue reading “How do I feel about the killing of a dog?”