Thursday, 16 December 2010

Look what I found after dusting off Chrome

I've been using Chrome since this morning. You can tell it's been a while since I last used Chrome as look what I found in the most visited tabs section;

None other then our old friend Google Wave. Remember that? That didn't last very long did it!

There is a reason for me using Chrome though.

Google and it's browser Chrome are running a campaign at the moment called Chrome for Causes. I've recently moved back to using Chrome for the next few days - to the 19th to be exact - while this campaign is in effect.

What Chrome for Causes does is, with every tab you open in Chrome while you have the Chrome for Causes extension Google will donate money to charity.

The extension itself tries to get you to open new tabs with every new page you load buy having your current opened tabs count on the extension - mine since this morning is sitting at 68 - and also giving you pop up messages every so often, ie "You've opened your 10th tab, that's enough for a tree to be planted."

I like good causes but find that I don't really do much. But if I can do something while simple surfing the web that donates books, money, clean water to charities then I'm all for it. I've never opened as many new tabs for no reason at all. I'm middle clicking everything I want to read or reply to.

You can also get Chrome for Causes here

Or if you already have Chrome installed get the extension here

Chrome is very good browser and made a few innovations since it's arrival on the scene. Even if' it's just for a few days everyone in the World should be using Google's Chrome for Causes.

You can read a bit more on Chrome for Causes here

PS On or before the 19th you should send Google Chrome to Opera's homepage and download Opera 11. It's my favourite browser and one of the quickest, safest and even at 11 is still more innovative then the other browsers.
And they have some of the best minds working on advertising.


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Merry Christmas Redditgifts

So if you follow my twitter account you'll notice from about 9 in 10 links I post I'm a reddit fan. This year I signed up to redditgifts. Now redditgifts in case you don't know is where members of reddit can sign up to a huge community Secret Santa game. A Secret Santa that not only spans local areas, but whole countries and even continents (if you fancy throwing in some extra shipping fees).

My Secret Santa got me a shot glass chess set along with a flash drive. The chess-set instantly got a smile from the house mate. Chess has been played in the pub a few times and it's not like we could ever run out of things to put in the shot glasses. Unfortunately this gift was quickly taken off me by housemate so to be wrapped up for actual Christmas. But I'm sure that on Christmas Day this will get a lot of use out of during Christmas dinner. 
The flash drive contained lots of goodies, wallpapers linking to various amusing memes, The Walking Dead comics (which I am trying to stop myself from reading as I'm enjoying the show a lot) and a bunch of movies, including the first Toy Story, which shall keep me entertained on Christmas Eve night when I cannot sleep.

Now the person I got to be Secret Santa for wasn't very forthcoming with clues. Even his redditgifts profile had nothing in it.
I checked all through his reddit account for some ideas. Seen a few things about a band that he liked. I googled the band and found they were touring. I thought briefly about getting tickets but I didnt want to get a gift that could only be used once and tied the person down.
So I checked his twitter account. And all I could see where a lot of replies to people. I tried facebook but his profile was protected. So I googled his name. I found out he produced and presented a podcast, made short movies but nothing gave me any idea as to what to get.
So for the next few days I read further and further in to his reddit comments and twitter feed until one day I spotted a tweet he had retweeted on the 2nd of September (thats some major digging/stalking right there). He had retweeted a David O'Doherty tweet. I instantly thought of the comedians book "100 Fact About Pandas," and knew that this was my gift.
I got an email last night from redditgifts saying my gift had been received and a comment was online. It seems that my Giftee enjoyed his present a lot, which has made me feel good :-) Yey.
Which is what Secret Santa is all about.

Redditgifts also have a stats page on info they collect when people submit they've sent a gift. This year 17,130 people took part over 90 countries across the World. Now although not all people sent gifts (some people are bad) 15,149 redditors did get in to the Christmas Spirit and sent gifts. A total of $572,105.16 was spent on gifts and shipping. That's a lot of love. The most spent was $1,506.90 (lucky person) with the average being $37.77. (All stats here)
That's certainly a lot of love for a community. And another reason why I enjoy reddit so much.

Make sure you check out the gallery page for some of the awesome presents that were gifted this year. Perhaps it might bring some inspiration on what to get someone you're stuck buying for.


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Wednesday, 15 December 2010

Sitting around just chilling

It wasn't just the Mystery Machine that I spotted outside the Asda I also spotted this dog waiting for his owner sitting like a boss.

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From Android

Thought I'd test out posterous new Android app. Hopefully my posts will get a bit more exciting than this.

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Monday, 13 December 2010

My car has gone to the Big Car Park in the Sky

So my car has finally been picked up this morning. And I can finally see how it looks in the light.

Somehow my car hit hedges all along the right had side of the road but strangely, as you can see from the photos, only the left hand side is damaged. It looks like my car slide on the ice off to the right, clipped the verge, spun 180, smashed the passenger side in to the hedges, then done a slight 90 spin resting half in a ditch and half on the road.


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Sunday, 12 December 2010

Been in a crash

I've just crashed my car. I was alone, there were no other cars involved. Thank God. I was trying to get to some friends in the city going down some country roads. After some crazy low temperatures followed by last few days of above zero temperatures I stupidly drove normal. But the roads were icey. I hit a slight bump on a tiny bend. THe back of my car went from behind me. I remember trying to control the car, with no luck. I then closed my eyes and hoped for the best.

I heard banging. The forces on my body shook me in different directions. I heard glass smash and fall against me. I got really scared. 

When everything stopped I checked I was the right up. All my fingers and toes moved. I didnt feel any pain. Glass was smashed but I couldnt immediately spot from where. It turns out it was from the rear passenger side.

I was freezing cold. Window smashed I was already cold. I didnt know what to do. I phoned my housemate. No answer. I thought best people to call was 999. Didnt know who to ask for, it wasnt really a matter for any. I wasnt injured, there was no fire and no crime had been committed. I went with police. Wwhile calling the police I thought I had a coat in the back but searched and couldnt find it. I spoke with the police. My hands freezing. I kept mentally checking that all parts of me where working as they should. They were. I remember there were a pair of gloves in the glove box. Ones that my dad had left in. I went to get them. After opening the door the inside light shone on the outside of the car and I spotted my coat. Some how it had been thrown out of the car.

As I was on the phone with the recovery service the police turned up. That was fast. They were very helpful. I kept apologising. I dont know why. I felt like an inconvenience. I was annoyed at myself. At the situation. But mainly at my self. Right before Christmas. I'm supposed to be heading home, will have to call that off. 

The police mentioned about getting the car out of the middle of the road. They called in for a Land Rover to drag it out. I sat in the back of the police car at all times thinking how pissed off I was. Ho w I was looking forward to seeing my parents next week but that will have to stop. How I wont have a car to do normal things like go the shop. How I didnt know what to do in these situations and couldnt reach anyone that did. I felt most annoyed that I had let down my dad as he had helped with the car and I made a promise to be ok when in and around the car. I'm sorry dad.

The police got the car to the side of the road. I have no pain. Anywhere. The police took me home and dropped me off. I'm good.

I now have the task of getting car picked up and dealing with insurance. I'm already thinking ahead so I suppose thats a good thing. I hope I sleep tonight.

Most importantly I'm good. A close work colleague was in an accident and rolled her car. I've head many horror stories around here of cars rolling. There were phone posts all around me. I was lucky I missed all of this and have not even a scratch on me. That was the biggest thing going through my head. I'm so happy to be where I am right not considering. 

I got lucky.

Very lucky.

But I still feel like crap.

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Thursday, 2 December 2010

Loving Opera 11

To pin, stack or just play it old school? The amount of ways to view tabs.


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Monday, 18 October 2010

Beep beep beep bbbbeep beep beep beep beep

Received this text the other day;

Good morning Kids! Hands up who fancies some grub at my gaff sometime next week... Either mon, thurs or erm well yes that's it... I imagine Wifey needs refueling, Bells need to relax and Tapshoe Sherman needs a night off some let's have a girls night in.. I'll cook you bring random sugary treats.. Xx

(Wonders to self how I always get put in the girls group?)


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Beep beep beep bbbbeep beep beep beep beep

Received this text the other day;

Good morning Kids! Hands up who fancies some grub at my gaff sometime next week... Either mon, thurs or erm well yes that's it... I imagine Wifey needs refueling, Bells need to relax and Tapshoe Sherman needs a night off some let's have a girls night in.. I'll cook you bring random sugary treats.. Xx

(Wonders to self how I always get put in the girls group?)


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One New Message

Received this text the other day;

Good morning Kids! Hands up who fancies some grub at my gaff sometime next week... Either mon, thurs or erm well yes that's it... I imagine Wifey needs refueling, Bells need to relax and Tapshoe Sherman needs a night off some let's have a girls night in.. I'll cook you bring random sugary treats.. Xx

(Wonders to self how I always get put in the girls group?)


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I left this lit this evening ...

... but at least my room smells nice returning from work.

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Wednesday, 15 September 2010

No body is home

It's starting to get so cold even spiders have come indoors.


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Thursday, 9 September 2010

Not quite a Grimm brother yet.

Here is my Google Scribe story. Started off well but trailed off.

Good day dear Myspace friends to this event and get an answer today is another day and another running VMware Player Archives of General Psychiatry, 4

Create your own Google Scribe story by entering in one word or phrase and then pressing enter until it or you stop. 

My name's Robbie and I like cheese :)
or: simply 'gold boy'

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Wednesday, 8 September 2010

Start when I please

The best thing about being an adult is I can chose what cereal I want and when I want to eat it.

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Where's your icons now?

In an attempt to figure out what the frak in my "Display" is draining my Heroes battery I've removed all widgets (except for this awesome clock, TAJM). Now I can't remember which screen any of my on-screen apps are on.

(Still haven't figured out what in Display is killing my battery, looks like it's time to buy a new phone that smoothly runs Froyo.)

My name's Robbie and I like cheese :)
or: simply 'gold boy'

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Friday, 3 September 2010

Where's your Batman now?

(and was there a need for an omission and apostrophe?)

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The breakfast of kings

... or at least the breakfast of me.

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Wednesday, 1 September 2010

I should stop living off my radiator

I mean I have a wardrobe with a medium sized selection of trousers and tops, so why do I insist on only wearing those clothes that on my clothes horse?  I really need to expand the range where Iget my clothes from.

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Tuesday, 3 August 2010

Hi Jo

Good morning Jo

I hope you don't need to click to read me.

But just wanted to say hi.

Good to see you back. Are you getting used to not having anything to do or anywhere to go? What's your plans now?

What's changed here since you've been gone?
Well I moved to live and work in a pub in a little village just outside Nottingham. I learnt to drive. Got a car. A girl played me. (I've gotten over her). I went to Kings of Leon (flickr) with the ever awesome and newly house bound Sammy. I went to Blackpool with some new friends, where I almost fell in love with a beautiful deaf girl, missed out on going up the Blackpool Tower, hung out with a hen party and played mini golf, alone. (I plan to go back to Blackpool soon to try and get up the Tower). I watched Toy Story 3 (and erm, didn't cry.....) and Inception (rubbish).
And this week I plan on get new wheels...literally and some new geeky-fied glasses. So it's all fast paced here :-)


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Monday, 2 August 2010

20 Films that make men cry

1. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Nope
2. The Shawshank Redemption Nope 
3. Up ?
4. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest Nope
5. Marley and Me ?
6. The Champ ?
7. The Notebook Nope
8. Babe Nope (really?)
9. Field of Dreams Nope
10. Chariots of Fire Nope 
11. The Railway Children ?
12. Steam of Life ?
13. The Night Before Christmas Nope
14. Man On Fire ?
15. Life is Beautiful ?
16. Bridge to Terabithia ?
17. The Italian Job Nope
18. Rocky Nope
19. My Life as A Dog ?
20. Truly, Madly, Deeply ?

Yes too E.T. and Toy Story 3 though.


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Tuesday, 20 July 2010

Blackpool Rocks!

So on Friday I went to Blackpool for a day and night out. Unfortunately both Friday and Saturday the Tower was closed due to strong winds so a lot of my photos are OF the Tower.

I did go on a ferris wheel though :-)

I also had a fun night out in Blackpool. And what can I say about Blackpools night life? I found it very interesting. There were many hen/stag parties there for a start. LOTS of old people, like nan age. They must of been going to Blackpool for over half their lives for holidays and continue to do so. It's very strange vibe in some bars.

Although there were some highlights, like playing crazy golf on my own and writing at the bottom of the score card under 'winner'; "not me," the cute deaf girl that I was too scared to approach and the random hen party that kept taking photographs of me. I'm just waiting for my facebook friend request so I can see how these photos turned out.

But if you've never been to Blackpool before it's worth a visit. There is plenty to do. And even more to make you cringe. But you'll come back with a few stories and wanting to go back....especially if the Tower is closed.

I will be back Blackpool!


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Wednesday, 16 June 2010

There's nature in those hills

There's so much more nature around here. I love it.

I have a new flat mate. I'm sure in a few months I'll have a few extra and will continually be woken by hungry baby birds

And I often find myself in cow jams.

You don't get this in Runcorn.

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Thursday, 10 June 2010

Call the ....... coast guard?

I spotted this article on the front page of the local paper.

Who should you call in this case; the police or the coast guard?

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Friday, 4 June 2010

A Tale of the Rich and the Poor

So I've not really been in to Nottingham since moving here. I'm not too sure why that is, especially since I "have car, will travel."

I was just rummaging around on Google Maps for nice parks, galleries, places to visit when I spotted The Tales of Robin Hood.

This sounded like just the place I should visit. Nottingham. Robin Hood. It goes without thinking.

It turns out though that Robin Hood, and his "Tales of," was robbed by the rich to give to the richer.

At least there is a nice park.

Anyone been to or live in Nottingham. Any good ideas for places to visit for day's out or early evening drinks?


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Friday, 28 May 2010

Nice lens

My dad, @bucketman trying out a new lens. Bagsy not carrying that around.

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Thursday, 20 May 2010

Where have I been?

You've probably been wondering where I have been these last few days?

Well wonder no more, I've been here...

Original video is here

Any questions?

*Note I have never been to Granby, despite my phone thinking it's there half the time. I presume that's where the nearest phone mast is. I might take a trip there later today.


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Friday, 14 May 2010

facebook. 28 days later edition.

I've recently been trying to get away from facebook. Not because of all this talk of privacy issues. But mainly because I leave it on in the background too much.

I work from home, so the only interaction I have at "work" are via Twitter/facebook status updates.

But like I say, I've recently been trying to curb my facebook usage. I've gone as far as to remove it from my speed dial. It's now no longer a simple click away, I have to manually type in the address, which gives me a few seconds to tell myself "no."

But there has been lots and lots of talk lately about facebooks privacy issues, lots of people no wanting out. "delete facebook account" is now in google's Top 10 of Hot Trends.

I'm getting a eerie feeling that when I do ultimately return to facebook it's going to be one empty place with nothing but tumble weeds, a few die hard fans still creating "1,000,000 people join this group Zac will join" groups and me.


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Wednesday, 5 May 2010

Rain Drum

This is a Rain Drum. If I had one I wouldn't mind it raining all the time


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Tuesday, 27 April 2010

My new toy

So I've just gotten back from the garage and have (eventually) returned with a new toy.

This is my new motor. I can now get away, around and enjoy more of my new surroundings now that I have a full drivers licence and car. So happy right now.

Although getting it was a little more difficult then it should of been.
Having agreed a price yesterday I was told to call today to make sure it had passed it's M.O.T. Once I was told it was done I said I'd be around in a few minutes and asked if they accepted card? That's where things got a little difficult. They didn't. They said that they could drive me in to nearby Melton, around 10 miles away, to get to the bank. Just as we were getting in to Melton we, me and salesman, learnt that my bank had closed it's branch in this area.
So seeing as the salesman was bored we agreed to head over to Grantham, around 15 miles away. We had more luck with a bank there.

Once I had returned to the garage, with money I signed all the papers, got my keys and left for a little ride.

I decided to drive up to near by and easy to get to Bingham and grab some food while out. A few miles in I realised that I had virtually no petrol. And seeing as I've only lived in the Vale for a few months, never driven, I was pretty limited on my knowledge of petrol stations. In fact the only one I could be sure of was a few metres away from the pub. The place I had just left. But it's hard finding somewhere to turn around on country lanes. So I had to keep driving. And driving. And driving. Luckily I got to turn around, got back to Harby and filled my now empty car with some petrol....I hope it is a petrol car and not a diesel....hmmmmm :-(

So now, all I have to do is learn the roads, where things are, especially petrol stations. Get a dangling dice mirror thing.

Oh and decide if I'm going to name the car?


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Friday, 23 April 2010

I am (no longer) the passenger

Yesterday, after about 2 months of lessons and only 4 minor faults, I passed my driving exam.

I can now legally drive brums brums. Awesome!

Now I just need a car and I can enjoy more sights of my new surroundings....rather then just the pub and the garage.


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Wednesday, 21 April 2010

A come back

Like the planes and airports around the UK and Europe it's about time I made a return to work.

Not sure where to start.

Any questions?


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Monday, 25 January 2010

More art at work

And here is how the rest of my day looked. 

Now if only I could do the same with my shows and a top down image of the pub.


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Work as art

This is what two hours of my working looks like via mouse movement. The large circles are where the mouse stayed still, the large circles are where the mouse did not move, the bigger the longer the wait was.

You can download mousepath here
Just extract the file, run the program and leave the screen maximized and behind your other windows. R restarts the path and S saves a screen shot in the same folder the program is in.

Now I best get back to working


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Thursday, 14 January 2010

I love stereotyping as much as I love being stereotyped

I was sent this fantastic and amusing link to "Stereotyping people by their favourite indie bands" by the lovely @landrews2702

I've often been a little bit mean and picked on some of Lauren's choices in music (Sorry Lauren but Snow Patrol, really? Can't forgive you for still liking them) and she has finally got me back with quite a genius stereotyping list of some of my favourite bands.

I would also like to add at this point, the only time I was offended reading this article was being labelled "indie." How rude!

But check out the link yourself to see how others view your favourite bands (if they're on there) but here is a list of what I'm stereotyped as, my thoughts and some music from the bands (all links go to youtube. Thought I'd save you long page loading by not embedding so many songs);

The XX
Blog enthusiasts who thought wearing a keffiyeha was awesome.
What's a keffiyeh? Oh one of them, so that's what they're called....yep I have had a blog for many years (around 8) and I have owned two keffiyeh's.
The XX, well these are one of my favourite bands from 2009. Their album is awesome. Quite mellow, bassy with some electronic. I think this may be my favourite first tracks from a debut album I've heard in a long time Although they do do real songs like

The Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Girls who bought checkered sneakers in the 8th grade.
Hmmm. I'm not a girl. Not sure if I have owned checkered sneakers...but I wouldn't definitely say "I haven't."
I was surprised that I totally missed out on Yeah Yeah Yeahs album Blitz from last year. It wasn't until I was reading a few Top Albums of 2009 when I spotted it. And how stupid of me. Always loved the YYYs but really like they've mixed up the new album with some 'dancier' tunes, check out the fantastic Heads Will Roll as an example

Pretty sure Everyone doesn't like Radiohead. In fact I find it hard to find a person that does like them...perhaps I like them just a little too much. I mean there was that time I queued up for about 8 hours to see them do a live show about three years back (it was worth it). My all time favourite band that just gets better.
It's good to hear the band are heading back to make some songs. Here's a new one, where Thom gets a bit arsey with the ground. Take That Crowd!

Bat for Lashes
Girls who wear leggings outside of ’80s-themed parties.
Again not a girl. But those girls are, for want of a better expression, well fit. And I like bright colours. 
I still quite shocked that Two Suns was only released in 2009. It's been permanently on my phone and laptop playing this year it feels like I've owned it forever. Great album. Fantastic band (you'd know this if you've ever caught one of my many tweets about them). And Daniel, to me, feels like such a throw back to 80s pop/dance music. My favourite track from the album.

People who don’t listen to enough music.
Not sure how to take this one? Think I might need this explaining to me. 
Phoenix's Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix was my second favourite album of 2009. A great, happy, lovely, joyous album. I've tweeted many links to videos/tracks from them. My current favourite track is Fences.

Bros who, at one point in their lives, have tried to grow a mustache.
Don't have a moustache. Do now sport a permanent stubble though () but would love to go for a My Name Is Earl moustache/stubble combo. Just need the balls to do it now.
Justice are great dance band. The spiritual successor to Daft Punk (I wouldn't be surprised if it turned out Daft Punk = Justice)
 was Justice's first album and 3 years old now. You must of heard of these guys? Or at least heard one of there many awesome dance tracks. Too many good track's to chose from, so here is some video clippage I took myself when I went to see them on my birthday around 3 years ago. Awesome awesome live band.

Boys who think Ocarina of Time is the greatest game ever made.
If you've ever played Ocarina of Time you will also think this is the greatest game ever made. It's a fact. Another fact is that I have, as a message alert for my phone, a sound bite from one of the characters in the game. Yep so this is pretty much spot on.
Ratatat are a excellent dance/chill out band. They do some really entertaining and bizarre videos, for example this trippy video ripping off of Paul Simon's You Can Call Me All. WTF! Still a good song, LP3 is a great album is was on my constantly in my playlist rotation when it came out and something I may stick on tomorrow as my first album when I official start my new job.

So overall I'd say that's a pretty accurate representation of me. Apart from labelling me as indie! And also a few of my favourite bands, so you know a little more about me.

(PS Lets see how this formatting sticks when going from gmail to Posterous. I hope it all stays in place or it will take me another hour to fix it all.)


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Wednesday, 6 January 2010

In a pickle, where maybe you can help?

I'm in a complete pickle. Maybe I'm looking for advice, perhaps I just want to say this 'out loud' to see if it helps? If you can contribute any thoughts to this then please do.

So the reason I moved back to Runcorn was I wanted to be around old friends and family. My job allows me to work from anywhere in the World, well mostly anywhere, so I could of picked anywhere in the UK when returning. But I wanted to be back in Runcorn. 
And here I am.
Things are going okay for me here. I wasn't expecting huge amounts of friends to come out of the wood work but I was hoping to see a few more people then I have.
I've seen most of the friends that I think I want to get in touch with. All not as much as I want but that's understandable given the circumstances that we've just past Christmas and New Years so everyone is skint.
The thing is, is that what I have seen from friends the same topic keeps popping up; "Partners." Everyone I know is in a relationship. Some with kids, some having just purchased a house, some have even very recently just left the country themselves. Hope it wasn't to do with my return.
So after a few weeks when all is back to normal how much should I expect to see from them? The occasional night out? A weekend here or there? I was kind of hoping to go back to my old ways of phoning a friend and being out straight away. I really like human contact and go insane if I don't have some sort of conversation for more then a few hours.

The problem is, not sure if I have mentioned this, but a friend who I met in Spain, who moved back to UK before me has asked me to go work for him in his pub in March.
He has said that the job would be helping to run the pub under him, while he does some different work. Which is brilliant. This is the kind of work that I could never get. Only because I don't have any experience doing this, but I know this guy is very patient and likes to employ friends, people he knows would fit that work and could handle it.
I'd be able to carry on my current work and I'd be surrounded by real people all the time. People are ace. All of you are fantastic. 
The pub itself is a old fashioned pub with wood burning fires, in a small village but has great and fun customers. The kind were regular fancy dress parties are held, gigs by local bands, there's even a music festival on annually in the beer garden. It even gets as random and spontaneous as a posting on the pubs facebook page yesterday simply saying "who is up for building a 15 foot snowman tomorrow?"
This is the kind of thing that I would love to surround myself with.

The only thing standing in the way is that it's over a hundred miles away. If it was around the corner then I would of jumped at the chance. But this distance would mean me moving again.
The pub has rooms in it for me to rent. It has wifi so I can do my other job, so homing would not be an issue. But it would mean moving away from all the reasons why I wanted to be in Runcorn. But could be a once in a lifetime chance to do something totally different. There's plenty of trains heading back this way and I also have plans to pass my driving test asap so getting to Runcorn would never take longer then 2 hours maybe.

And I know the guy is serious about me doing this as he has been in touch again a few hours ago, asking if he could persuade me to come sooner. Hence, that's why I am here now.

I'm not sure how the pros and cons are working with this? Having spent five years away from family and friends I am liking being back. But how long will it last if friends have other commitments? And how often will a job like this come along where I'll be getting paid to entertain and talk to people and seeing lots of faces?

I've told my friend to give me until the weekend to give him an answer.
Think you can help me out before then?

(And dad if you are reading this, then we need to have a talk. Will be around Thursday but will most likely call you before you read this anyways)


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Snow video

I made this.

My first, freestyle, attempt at making a video blog of all the snow. Nothing much exciting happens and I'm pretty sure all focus will be on the bird.


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Tuesday, 5 January 2010


Some photos from what forever will be known as Awesome Snow Day 2010.

<Photo 1> My attempt at my first snowman in years. I had no stones for his parts so had to use fridge magnets. Good work!
<Photo 2> View of the car park. All that snow waiting to be stood in.
<Photo 3> Snow flakes falling
<Photo 4> Not one of mine. But a giant compared to mine.
<Photo 5> Ducks. Lots of lost ducks. Trying to swim but no luck 

Hope you're having fun on Snow Day.


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Happy New Year

So its a New Year and a new start for me.

The major problem about returning back home after 5 years at this time of year is that everyone's now slint and staying in so its been a quiet few days.

With a New Year passing it also means its time to bring out New Years Resolutions. Mine are more like Return to UK Resolutions.
I say mine, there's just one.

I need to learn to drive.

Seems very do-able. Apart from the cost of lessons having doubled since I last did lessons.
Hopefully though, unlike 90% of Resolutions, I'll stick to mine until its complete.

Although it seems like I may want to wait a few weeks before I strat due to weather.

So have you made (or even already broken) any New Years Resolutions?

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