snowman For those of us in the UK who are self-employed, this is a peculiar time of year. We may want to splash out on Christmas but the dreaded tax return lurks, due at the end of January. A conscience-pricker just when you don’t need it.

This has been a great year here in terms of interest, Continue reading

geek partyThis time of year can be testing for geeks.

Mostly, you want to be researching and making things – whatever form your geekdom takes.

Your idea of socializing involves thinking: ‘I’ll just tell ’em what I’m doing and massively into, currently -and then they can relate to it if they want to’.

At a do this time last year, after 2 and a half hours of listening to me going on about the web, I caught the bloke sitting Continue reading