Thursday, February 25, 2010

House Buying & Web Designing

Never underestimate that a simple house buying process may take over your life. So much so that every spare minute is taken up either replying to queries, filling out forms and answering phone calls. So much that when you are not doing these things, you are thinking about the next step, when should I start packing etc etc. Needless to say that my list has suffered because of this. I have so many tasks that are being planned but I just don’t have the time to complete. Playing chess, making a short film, reading BBC top 100 books to name but a few and gulp I have just under 2 years to finish my list, which is scary enough in it’s own right.

I’m also thinking about redesigning my website. I really need to start pushing my writing this year, but it’s kind of hard knowing what to put on my site, when I’ve not been published. I definitely need a presence there, but I’m not happy with what I’ve got at the moment.

I’m sure it will all come together pretty soon, but it would be nice for my next appearance on Radio Nottingham to say that I’ve actually completed a task instead of waffling around the fact. Wish me luck!

Friday, February 19, 2010

I'm Back!

Sorry, it’s been a while since I was last here. Blame my impending house move, it seems to have wormed it’s way into every aspect of my life, taking over my brain and all of my time. They say it’s one of the top ten stressful things to do in your life, I think right now it’s number one on my list…

Anyway, I digress – Chess! Blinkin’ hard to learn this one. I started to read the Chess for beginners book and promptly gave up, halfway through the first chapter. It reminded me of the time I tried to crack the Rubik’s Cube, I couldn’t understand the ‘how to’ book on that either! I went on BBC Radio Nottingham again today and Andy Whittaker has set me a task of learning to play Chess by my next appearance (March 19th) so the challenge is on – best dust off my Chess board this weekend!