Friday, September 17, 2010

Dregs of Summer

These were taken the weekend before last at our favourite beach on the lake at Sanguinet. It was still very very hot. The sort of hot that is uncomfortable and makes you sweatily grumpy. Since then, autumn, redolent of fresh starts, has crept into the morning air.

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Putting my faffing around skills to work

For the rest of this week I'll be mostly running around like a chicken with its head cut off at Eurocall 2010. I'm chairing sessions and organising all of the social networking for the conference via Twitter, Facebook and Flickr and a blog. So finally my endless hours of faffing around on the internet have become workplace skills. Result!

I'm also giving a paper on Saturday morning on the presentation software Prezi (aka the PowerPoint killer) so I'm in the middle — yes, I stupidly left this until the very last minute — of preparing that. It's a great tool - here's one I made in June for the RLS conference in Stirling.


Being confined indoors most of the day, just the four of us, is reminding me of the days when my children were wee and most of our weekends ...