Monthly Archives: April 2007

I think I got the golden ticket

I think my job is ace.  It is.  Really.  Obviously, compared to coal mining or refuse collection, sitting in a nice office and going to meetings sounds pretty la-di-dah, but I honestly think I got the winning ticket even in the white collar stakes.   I [...]
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Horses for courses

Northern Planner has recently posted on why swimming competitively as a child has made him a better Planner.  I’d like to offer my own thoughts on why spending a lot of time around horses has  influenced my approach to Planning and agency life in [...]
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Buildings that make you feel

I went back and visited that cathedral this week.  It was an oddly moving experience. I’m not religious, but the combination of architecture and atmosphere affected me. I’m increasingly of the opinion that the architecture and interior design [...]
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Taking a step back to look at Second Life

I’ve been thinking about Second Life recently and it seems to me that its quite an exclusive world – you either ‘get it’ or you don’t.  If you’ve grown up playing computer games and especially role-play games, it’s a very comfortable [...]
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Interesting update

The brand new wiki for the Interesting2007 conference/festival/fun day/planner’s party thingy can be found here.  Another 100 tickets went on sale today, but got snapped up straight away.  If you are still chasing tickets, check the [...]
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Any tune will do

I’m loving Any Dream Will Do.  Its the campest, cheesiest thing on TV and coupled with the excellent Dr Who, makes for a fab end to a busy week.  Yes, I know a bright young thing like me should be out painting the town red on a Saturday night, but [...]
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This is getting ridiculous

I’m nearing the end of a Big Pitch (the fact that most of my recent posts have comprised details of cross-country odysseys might have been a clue).  The thing is, I’ve visited the same town in the South East of England three times in the last [...]
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There is more than one right answer

I wasn’t fantastically academic at school.  In a year full of Oxbridge candidates and aspiring doctors, lawyers and vets (I went to a Girl’s Grammar School), I didn’t exactly stand out. But then, according to the school there was only one [...]
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GrrrNER

Just got back from another two day expedition by train.  It strikes me that the train companies seem to have forgotten that they’re providing a (very pricey) service.  On the way down, a GNER conductor laid into the woman behind us for getting on a [...]
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More Interesting

I noticed on my blog stats that I’ve been getting a lot of hits from google searches for Interesting2007.  I’m getting very excited, I’ve sent my t-shirt off for official branding and everything. I’ve retagged my Interesting2007 [...]
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