Geeking Out Since 1998


Podcasting is hard


You know how some people jump out of perfectly good airplanes, climb mountains or cuddle a tarantula to confront their fears? Well I launched a podcast to confront mine and it’s called A Bit More Backendy. My fear is a pretty minor one: it’s a fear of being put on the spot publicly and because the narrative in my brain is running 5000 times faster than my mouth can keep up – or...

Paddling from Loch Morar to Mallaig


I just got back from an epic trip to the highlands of Scotland open canoeing with some mates.
We were prepared for the sort of weather that an October in northern Scotland could throw at us (which the weather forecasts were also suggesting would happen) but on this occasion they got it wrong and we really lucked out.

Buying Land with a Pension


Before I begin let’s get the disclaimer out of the way: I’m not a financial advisor nor am I ‘regulated by the Financial Services Authority’ and your risk profile, circumstances, motivations & world view are likely to be totally different to mine. Do your own research. DO NOT take the following article to be in any way competent financial advice. It’s not. If it... Geeking Out Since 1998

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