Free Fridays: Jedburgh

(function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i[‘GoogleAnalyticsObject’]=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) })(window,document,’script’,’//www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js’,’ga’); ga(‘create’, ‘UA-64615768-1’, ‘auto’); ga(‘send’, ‘pageview’); Jedburgh is a small market town in the Scottish Borders.  It lies just shy of 50 miles south of Edinburgh and only 10 miles north of the English border.  I’ve been lucky enough to visit on numerous occasions for work and always enjoy my time […]

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Diary of a Procrastinator

(function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i[‘GoogleAnalyticsObject’]=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) })(window,document,’script’,’//www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js’,’ga’); ga(‘create’, ‘UA-64615768-1’, ‘auto’); ga(‘send’, ‘pageview’); Some days, it amazes me that I get anything done.  Ok, that’s not strictly true.  Some days it amazes me I get anything *useful* done.  I am a world class procrastinator and have decades (ok, maybe two) of experience of How To Avoid Doing Meaningful […]

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My Essential Travel Reads: Part One

(function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i[‘GoogleAnalyticsObject’]=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) })(window,document,’script’,’//www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js’,’ga’); ga(‘create’, ‘UA-64615768-1’, ‘auto’); ga(‘send’, ‘pageview’); I love travel books.  Aside from my usual crime novels, they’re the only things I read.   I am a bit fussy, though.  Although I’m fond of travel books, I do like something with a sense of humour about it. Something dry and turgid just won’t do it for […]

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Being Awkward…But Not On Purpose

(function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i[‘GoogleAnalyticsObject’]=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) })(window,document,’script’,’//www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js’,’ga’); ga(‘create’, ‘UA-64615768-1’, ‘auto’); ga(‘send’, ‘pageview’); I’m a pretty shy person.   In fact, I will actively avoid situations where I’m being introduced to new people because it makes me so anxious.  I’m one of those people who would rather sit at the back of a room and hope that no […]

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