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30 Things I want to do now I’m 30

I cannot pretend that I face and regard my 30th birthday today with unfettered glee, but as a man wiser than me once said: ‘if you can’t stop it, enjoy it.” So in the spirit of looking forward and not back here are some things I want to do in the next three decades. These …

Recently I have…

… spent the weekend in Glasgow. It’s always a pleasure to be north of the border, not least because you can have a nourishing dram of scotch and pretend it’s a cultural experience. … taken the overnight Caledonian Sleeper from Glasgow to London. Definitely the highlight of the weekend! Who would fly when it’s so …

Modern Life is Rubbish #1

Are you narked by the crud and crumbs that lurk under your computer keyboard? You can easily remedy this, by hoovering your keyboard. Just make sure that your vaccuum cleaner isn’t set at full whack otherwise the keys themselves will be hoovered off and you’ll have to root around in the hoover bag to retreive …

This week I have…

… been damned by faint praise. … been ‘seperated’ from my phone and whilst I enjoyed the freedom from the thing’s tyranny, I’ve been forced to conclude that it’s just not practical to do without these days, especially living and working as I do. But I have changed supplier and number. The old number don’t …

Recently I have…

(Context: I read a blog post on Informationally Overloaded and I thought the format was rather cool. So here’s my own.) Recently I have… .. read the book Purple Cow by Seth Godin. It’s about the importance of being remarkable in business. It’s a short read long on food for thought. … rediscovered my love …

Wine Whine: Rubbish Service From Virgin Wines

Some time ago I signed up to receive a quarterly box of wine from Virgin Wines. There was some special deal, I seem to recall, and it seemed like good value. My quarterly dose arrived yesterday, one bottle short with the other eleven bottles covered with tiny bits of glass, one of which ended up …

Dear Readers…

It’s been a quiet few weeks, nay months for posts… I’m touched by how many of you have noticed! I’ve been busy with my work at BT for BT Tradespace, working on my new book and pursuing some other projects (more of which later in the week). I promise a bumper crop in the next …

Watford Vs Man U Vs Gallifrey FC

It could go either way with the Watford and Man U game… the Mancunians were beaten by Pompey last Saturday but are now the undisputed victors of Rome. Whatever the result, and it would be nice for Watford to win, I have a request. Can the teams do their best to have it all wrapped …

Costa Book Awards Sanction a Typo

I’m not that proud for noticing this: I’m not the lovely Lynne Truss and I fully accept that we all make typos. In general, I’m pretty forgiving. But I couldn’t resist pointing out this tiny mistake from the Costa Book Awards. They really ought to know better after all.

Welcome to My New Blog

This is my new blog. Coming to you directly from me, Dan Wilson. My continuing blogging efforts elsewhere are www.randomaniac.co.uk and www.whotube.co.uk. This will be will be my ‘professional’ blog, a venue for my thoughts on online community, the internet industry and everything else I’m doing.