I’m not easily distrac … ooh, SHINY thing …

Hi, I’m Adrian, a web developer and blacksmith and this is my blog.

My goal is to remain furiously curious about the world we live in, whether that’s science, art, stories, music or (my side hustle) blacksmithing.

Please dip in and feel free to leave a comment on any of my posts.  I hope you find it an interesting – maybe even fascinating – rabbit hole worth diving down for five minutes.

 

About me

So, Mr Bond, you want to know my plans for world domination?

Writing

Random thoughts and occasional hyperbole

The Curator

A collection of stuff I find interesting

Latest from the blog …

I’ve got a problem with me knob…

I’ve got a problem with me knob…

I have a friend called Colin. Colin is a great bloke. Towards the end of last year, he came to me with a bit of a problem. It turns out he was having bother with his knob. No, hang on, that doesn't sound right. OK, he was having trouble with his rusty ring. No, no,...

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A new look and purpose for my blog

A new look and purpose for my blog

Recently I was bemoaning my woeful lack of blogging ... *again*, so Glenda donned her consultant's hat and offered to walk me through her new client questionnaire to work out just why I wanted a blog anyway. The results were quite eye-opening and have given me a bit...

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The best laid plans and all that

The best laid plans and all that

Things were going so well too. Regular followers of my adventures (or Glenda's) will know that we have spent the last few years ploughing our own creative furrows here in south-west Scotland. As any artist, writer, musician or other self-employed creative types will...

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Rage, rage against the dying of the light…

Rage, rage against the dying of the light…

At around this time nine years ago, I was at my parents' house. A couple of hours earlier, I had been with my father when he drew his last breath, lying in a hospital bed that had been installed in his own bedroom as part of an end-of-life care package to allow him to...

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