Entries from February 2011

Up to the waist in bog - finally finishing the Pennine Way

Posted on 28 February 2011 in Walking (No comments yet - be the first!)

In August 2010, after doing it over several stages, we finally finished walking the Pennine Way. Whilst I haven’t generally blogged much about that particular walk, I decided ending it did deserve a little writing…

Hello. I’m in an advert.

Posted on 23 February 2011 in Life, Television (1 comment)

Hello. I’m a woman, in an advert. You can tell I’m a woman because I’m wearing a dress. Or maybe a skirt. But not trousers. Because women don’t wear trousers. And certainly not jeans. Women don’t wear such clothes. Only someone who doesn’t care about their appearance would look so bad.c

Fancy a Brew - a life in web design

Posted on 22 February 2011 in Internet, Planet Bods (No comments yet - be the first!)

Looking back at Fancy a Brew over the years is a bit like taking a time machine and exploring the past. So pop on those old fashioned clothes and prepare to head back to 1997…

Fancy a brew? Hmm. No. Not right now - closing down my Mark and Lard site

Posted on 21 February 2011 in Planet Bods (No comments yet - be the first!)

Sadly it is time to say goodbye to Fancy A Brew.

Using BDD to move (a bit of) the BBC to Salford

Posted on 17 February 2011 in BBC red button, Work (2 comments)

How I’m looking at transferring my products and knowledge to the new BBC Red Button team in Manchester

How do you get your parcels at the pub? Well, Useyourlocal!

Posted on 14 February 2011 in Pubs, Shopping (2 comments)

When it comes to shopping, the internet has changed the world a lot. No more do you need to wander aimlessly round shopping malls and high streets. Rare goods can be purchased from specialist retailers based around the world. Just click the mouse and get it delivered straight to your. Well unless you’re out when it arrives…

North East Tonight - The Remix

Posted on 13 February 2011 in TV Programmes (No comments yet - be the first!)

Also known as “Andrew’s been getting a little silly with video editing software”…

A cacophony of wonder: the British Museum

Posted on 12 February 2011 in London (No comments yet - be the first!)

I’m half an hour early. Over the road is somewhere I’ve not been for ages. It was probably a couple of years ago since I last set foot in that building, whilst doing some touristy stuff with visiting parents. I walk up to the building, admire its grand neo-classical architecture; it’s grand columns rising high above. Oh the British Museum, how amazing you look tonight.

The never getting things done

Posted on 10 February 2011 in Life (No comments yet - be the first!)

I have a slight worry that I’m turning in to one of those people who starts projects and then never finishes them. You know the kind. You start with lofty ambitions, kick it all off and then, somewhere down the line, get distracted and never finish.

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