Flashback to five years ago this month. I was rather abruptly made redundant from my office job. The following few months were, in the grand scheme of things, pretty crap; nothing came of an endless amount of job applications, motivation was waning, self-worth was non-existent, so at the very limit of my sanity, and bank [...]
I've a confession to make. I'll admit now that it's not the biggest of confessions; in fact, in the grand scheme of things it would struggle to make much of an impression on the Richter Scale of personal admissions. But here goes... Sometimes, when asked what I study, I have been known to drop the word [...]
So, today (or tomorrow, I'm not sure of the exact date) is the last day of thelump.net, before I lose the domain mapping, and the URL itself. A sad day, because so much has happened because of it. As explained before, like an old pair of trainers, I had grown out of 'thelump' as a [...]
As a student learning journalism, you are taught that the majority of your future work, be it editing videos, getting the best words from a bland press release, or making an online publication look the best, that the more unnoticeable it is, the better it is. It may seem a little harsh; putting hours of [...]
My business cards arrived today. I've never had any before, so now I'm feeling quite formal, and official. If you need some, I'd strongly recommend goodprint.co.uk, who I ordered mine through. I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
Today, I finally sorted out a bugbear I should have done 12 months ago. I'm not entirely sure why I've been putting it off for so long. I've had the adwinn.com URL for 18 months, happily using it for professional email purposes, and I've had this blog set up for around a year, but never [...]
So, to a new blog, or should that be, a blog on a new site. I'm hardly new to blogging. Like a fresh page in a new notebook, it seems a shame to spoil it with words. But here they are. Mighty oaks from little acorns grow. That phrase has never been so apt.