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November, 2017

  • 15 November

    Day 6, Ready to draw

    So it looks like I skipped two days there but I really didn’t. I flew to Dubai on Monday, arrive Tuesday morning and had to rush to work. I drew two pictures, one at the airport waiting for my plane… of a plane, and one on Tuesday, a character. The …

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  • 12 November

    A church and a cylon

    So I drew the church or whatever it is at the top of the Zugspitze, It didn’t come out as well as I had hoped but hey a draw is a draw. Oh btw I think I ought to mention that I’m taking a 30 draw something challenge. I have to …

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  • 11 November

    A boot on a box

    I was supposed to fly out to Dubai today but stuff happened. So instead of being in a plane I’m back at home drawing a boot on a box. Honestly I think I’m getting better at cross contouring lines. I think I need to do one or two more before …

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  • 10 November

    Head Phones

    Drawing my head phones and practicing cross contour, at least I hope I am.  

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August, 2017

  • 8 August

    A tiny look at the history of money

    Let’s get this party started with a brief look at the history and purpose of money. This wont be an argument on which types of money is best or that whole gold standards or fiat money thing, I’ll get to that latter. This post looks at money from where it …

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  • 7 August

    One plus One

    In high school was at best a disinterested mathematics student, I could do it and I passed but my heart really wasn’t in it. I was more into physics that mathematics and it was only after I left formal education that I realised that there is really no getting away …

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  • 3 August

    New series: Money

    Money! Money, money, money, moooooooooney. Mooooooooooooooooooooooooney! It’s been called every name under the sun and everyone wants it. It has many definitions, such as:. It is just a physical representation of the abstract concept of effort or It is an abstract representation of barter. or It is a medium of exchange …

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July, 2017

  • 31 July

    Random Quote

    It should be noted that no ethically-trained software engineer would ever consent to write a DestroyBaghdad procedure. Basic professional ethics would instead require him to write a DestroyCity procedure, to which Baghdad could be given as a parameter. Nathaniel Borenstein

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  • 30 July

    Just do it.

    Here’s a quote and my thoughts Just because you don’t know how to do something is no excuse for not doing it. Today I was thinking and this quote popped into my mind. I reflected on how I operate during my day job, I never turn down a task because …

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February, 2017

January, 2017

  • 30 January

    My trip to Germany

    Life has kicked me in the gonads one too many times. I’ve decided to be Cartman and say screw you guys, I’m going home. But home sucks, so I’m looking for a new one. Somewhere I can hang my hat, kick back and enjoy life, because shit, it can’t really …

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  • 27 January

    Grails’ false “proxy” problem

    Background I haven’t used Grails in a while so I chose to use it for a small web application I needed to build yesterday. Mostly because I wanted to see what was new in version 3.2.4. I have a bit of a history with Grails, it’s now like a running …

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  • 6 January

    Day 023

    So, today I was rude to a person. It felt great. I honestly don’t know what this dude’s problem is, but I there I’m trying to get a workout and he comes tapping me on the shoulder trying to have a convo. After 2 minutes of his non-stop chatter, I interrupt him mid-sentence and …

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  • 6 January

    The Black Cat Analogy

    The Black Cat Analogy Philosophy is like being in a dark room and looking for a black cat. Metaphysics is like being in a dark room and looking for a black cat that isn’t there. Theology is like being in a dark room and looking for a black cat that …

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