Back down to earth with a bump…literally.

As if to seal my own fate with the previous post, on Tuesday morning, just round the corner from home, I came off my bike and ended-up in a rather painful heap on the road. For better or for worse (no marriage pun intended there), Sam happened to be cycling with me that day which meant I was not alone.  Unfortunately he was a smidge too close behind me so we end-up in a giant Watling/bike heap right near a

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Back on top of things…just about anyway!

The radio silence over the last couple of weeks has been because Sam and I were on holiday last week. Then this week we were back at work! The former of these two weeks was wonderfully chilled out – something we both definitely needed. We went to Brownsea Island again and it is so easy to chill out there. Anyone who cannot chill out when staying in a nice comfortable castle (with breakfast, 2 course lunch, afternoon tea and 3

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Angela, a mountain bike and a 54 mile uphill cycle

The inevitable day arrived yesterday – London to Brighton day finally arrived. Months had passed since we signed-up during the dark months of winter. Back then, sufficient time had passed for us to forget the last L2B cycle in July 2011 and training seemed several months away. Some of us were too busy fighting frozen riggers and sub-zero water splashes to worry about cycling – we still had the little matter of getting from Chiswick to Putney first. Then the

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London to Brighton time…again!

Tomorrow Sam, Lou, Graham and I are doing the London to Brighton Bike Ride for the third year running. This year we are cycling for CARE International UK and you cycle in groups with a navigator, scheduled stops and food provided. Will be interesting to see how it compares with the much bigger British Heart Foundation which has a great vibe but some maniac cyclists. Due to the rain, illness, work and, errr, generally poor focus, training has been lacking.

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Is it better to build or buy?

I am, of course, talking about software. This is a topic ‘dear’ to my heart since it is a debate we still routinely have (albeit less frequently these days) at work. What has prompted me to actually blog about it though is my recent personal exploits migrating from my old custom-built blog to the well-established WordPress. So, where do I stand on the matter? Personally, I support the use of custom-built packages, both in commercial and personal contexts. But if

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Hello, I'm Angela. I'm Mum to two small people (3 & 0). I'm a Techie, Gardener, cake lover and tea addict. I also have far too many opinions...hence the blog. You can read more about me here. You can also follow me on Twitter so you never miss a post. Hope you enjoy reading!

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