Nine to Five

1,000 not out!

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Well, I never thought I’d see the day. This is my 1,000th blog post. I won’t get a letter from the queen or anything like that, but it’s a proud achievement nonetheless. As my good friend John from Dad Blog UK put it the other day, I’m a veteran blogger now. This is a much …

Ten years on Twitter

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I’ve just celebrated ten years on Twitter. Well, I say I celebrated, I didn’t actually realise until yesterday when it prompted me to share a tweet to mark the occasion. I love Twitter. It’s definitely my favourite social media platform and is the one that has served me best as a blogger. I’ve made some …

My best posts of 2018

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Well, it’s that time again. Christmas is over and we’re in that weird nether period while we wait for everything to start up again in the new year. If nothing else, it’s a good opportunity to look back at the last year. As always, it’s been a mixed bag. In fact, generally speaking, it’s been a …