25/1/2018 Fat Curk

25/1/2018 Fat Curk 25/1/2018 Fat Curk by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA

I don’t drink Coke very often, but when I do I make sure it is fully leaded, none of those sugar-free versions. I’ve tried diet drinks. They are always disappointing. I don’t know why, but none of the ingredients they use to replace the sugar in these drinks tastes even remotely acceptable to my palette. They are just little cans of marginal disappointment. Pepsi or Coke? I don’t care – I like them both.

305/365 Stairwell

305/365 Stairwell
305/365 Stairwell by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA

Tonight is #NottsTest and we are having it in the Portland Building at the University of Nottingham.

This is our first time in this building, which is a bit of a maze. Several of our folks got lost in the old part of the building, which is barely connected at all to the new. There is work going on so floor B is blocked, and the only way through is on floor C. Queue lost NottsTesters.

We also had to evict some room sitters, with help from the porter.

Still, the talk was great. Andy Glover gave a fantastic talk about Stress at work and how to deal with it. He’s intending to write an eBook about it, so I will share that when it comes out.

Please be kind


“kindness” by jessica wilson {jek in the box} is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND

Kindness is belittled and mocked. Kindness and concern are the milksop hobbies of the “luvvie”. Venality, aggression, parochialism and paranoia are to be revered. Disgust is also to be celebrated on the carnival float of modern sensibilities. Look at the speed with which it was deemed correct, even fashionable, to attack Brendan Cox, widow of […]

via Goddammit, you’ve got to be kind — Robinince’s Blog

Kindness is seen as some kind of weakness by some. Don’t be one of those people. Kindness is one of the most wonderful acts a person can display.

Whenever you can, please be kind.