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Yoga The Perfect Antidote to A Desk Bound Existence

Phil May 15, 2020
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Yoga the perfect antidote to a desk bound existence
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All the years of sitting down at a desk has really taken it toll So, I’m writing this email on the computer at my newly constructed standing desk. Having been in the so... read more

Keeping Fit and Strong While Working From Home

Phil May 14, 2020
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Gymnastic rings training, like weight training just a lot harder
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Gymnastic rings training, like weight training just a lot harder So, I’ve not be not be able to do any form of weight training for a while now. For years I have enjoyed... read more

Spending My Time Working on Side Hustles and Other Projects

Phil May 11, 2020
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Spending My Time Working on Side Hustles and Other Projects
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Making the most of my downtime working on side projects I may have mentioned in a previous blog post, I’ve been put on reduced hours. I’m down to a 3 day week. It’s no... read more

DIY and Gardening. Since When Have I Become So Middle Aged

Phil May 8, 2020
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DIY and gardening. Since when have I become so middle aged
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Making the most of the ‘Lockdown’ So, I’ve not been working as much. Recently gone down to a 3 day week for a month or two due to the Coronavirus. It’s been all ... read more

My Car Finally Gave Up On Me Last Week 😢😤

Phil May 5, 2020
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My car finally gave up on me last week
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The Joy’s of Car Ownership. So, my car finally packed in on me last week, it has been on the cards for a while now. I have had this beat up 2005 Ford Focus for years no... read more

Starting A Side Hustle, The Frustrations, Trials and Tribulations (Part 2)

Phil March 12, 2020
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Starting a side hustle part two
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It’s been a while since I have blogged about starting a side hustle. I’ve been terrible at writing new posts about my trials and tribulations. I promised that I wou... read more

BDD Is The New King. TDD Is Dead, Long Live BDD

Phil February 27, 2020
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Long Live BDD
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I was first introduced to the BDD framework in April 2016. Thought it was brilliant and been have using the framework in my projects ever since. It is a great way to design a p... read more

Starting A Side Hustle, The Frustrations, Trials and Tribulations (Part 1)

Phil July 11, 2019
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Starting A Side Hustle, The Frustrations, Trials and Tribulations (Part 1)
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A month or so ago I wrote a blog post about what I have learned from failed side hustles. Reflecting on what I have tried to get off the ground over the years. It was very ther... read more

What I Learned From Failed Side Hustles

Phil May 15, 2019
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What I Learned From Failed Side Hustles
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Since 2010 I have been involved with a number of side hustles. Nearly a decade at time of writing this post, that is depressing. My goal was to start working for myself. I hope... read more

Feature Switching – Toggle off Your Production Headaches

Phil May 9, 2019
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Feature Switching
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I have worked in numerous businesses over the years. On many different types of projects from Windows apps, all the way through to popular service based websites. Each business... read more