Five-a-Side

Yesterday I played indoor, five-a-side football for the first time in years. It was a friendly 4-a-side match as we didn’t have enough players for a real game of five-a-side football. It was also the first aerobic exercise I’ve done in the past 12 months (other than making the beast with two backs of course). […]

Autumn leaves

Where I live it is Autumn now. I am lucky enough to walk past a few trees on my way to work. They were beautiful today. Red is spreading through the leaves, as though the roots are sucking up pints of red food colouring. I’ve been 22 for 2 days now. It’s funny, when you’re […]

Machine Rooms

I work for a very large IT company. In dark, underground rooms beneath the ground, we have machine rooms. Different rooms contain computers for different purposes. One area might contain a few hundred web servers. Another room has machines used for internal purposes, like software development or testing. We don’t call it a server room […]