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Computer books clear out

I’m in the process of clearing out things I no longer need from my house, and I have the following computer books (all in excellent condition) which are free to a good home: Agile Web Development with Rails (4th ed.)…
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Reduced working week

For the past few months, things have been quiet at work due to a lack of technical projects. Whilst the company I work for is getting plenty of business, the IT side has slowed down as our main product (commercial…
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CV Feedback

Over the course of the bank holiday weekend I have been tinkering with my CV to bring it up to date. At the moment I’ve got a full time job where my employer has to give three months’ notice, but…
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Geek Walks

A few weeks ago I asked on Twitter if anyone would be interested in getting the train to somewhere outside Manchester and going for a walk, followed by a pub lunch. The response was more enthusiastic than I expected, and…
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Potential new home

After a few weeks of house hunting, I have found a property I like enough to put in an offer (which has been accepted by the vendor). It’s near to my parents and grandparents, on a reasonably quiet road and…
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Back in Bury

As some people will already know, I’ve now moved back to my parents’ house in Bury. Partly this is because my flat was too small to live and work in, but also because I’ve decided that I’d prefer to buy…
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