My Latest Obsession

How quickly another year rolls around. Perhaps because our perception of time is so wildly different as children but as an adult time just flies. It is strange to think we have already been based in this post-war new town for over five years now. We moved into our home on New Years Eve 2015. […]

Operation Mancave

With our family headcount expanding from two to three, it was time to put things into perspective. Time – here is the operative word (probably the key theme of this blog and perhaps ultimately the reason I have to keep a record of so many random occurrences in my life, online for the world to […]

My Kind Of Town

Can a single location have a major influence on your life? Perhaps your hometown or your place of birth? Or where your parents were born or where you grew up? Where you spent your formative years during the summer exploring, discovering, living a relatively carefree existence. It is a strange fact that the English county […]

Overtaken by Royalty

Your average Monday evening. It was gone 7pm as I left the office and headed towards Datchet. It is at this time in the evening when I have to make a decision. Do I take the M4, which is relatively speaking an easier journey (but slightly longer at 22 miles) or do I take my […]

Clarkson Parking

Car proud. Is that a thing? It must be, because house proud is a thing! Back in late July 2013, a few days after starting at my new (and I would like to add happily current) employer somebody scratched my car door. This was not a minor misdemeanour. They had scrapped paintwork clear off my […]

The Listening Bank

While in primary school, we were given some rather basic lessons (perhaps only one) on finance. Martin Lewis would have been proud that we were offered at least something. Put some money in your bank account. The bank will use that money to invest in enterprise and earn you interest on the money you saved. […]

Loose Change

While I expect nothing less from my peers, I do expect a┬áVice President to conduct themselves more becoming of their seniority within the organisation. To view all the other office pranks I have been subjected to in my relative short career, they are all tagged with office prank. The dossier for HR grows larger with […]