September 2012

Posted on September 30, 2012 by

Firefly

Not really a blog post, the words are finding it hard to come today. But why the hell was Firefly ever cancelled? Just can’t get my head around it.

Posted on September 29, 2012 by

Going Digital

I’ve been reading comics since I was a kid. It was something I got into in a time in my life when I was just realizing that I wasn’t a sports playing jock like the rest of my family and in spite of feeling like a black sheep I was comfortable with my love of Read More

Posted on September 28, 2012 by

Geek / Life Balance

“Geek/Life Balance” is a term I recently made up on the spot that should be obvious. It’s basically the nerd equivalent of “Work/Life Balance” but instead of extra bonuses, cash and promotions you get an ever extending comic book collection, XP and (sadly) a little tubby. Easily the hardest thing about being a software engineer Read More

Posted on September 27, 2012 by

Making Grown-Up Friends

One of my fondest memories of my life is meeting my school boy best friend, Jeremy. You wouldn’t have known it when I met him, but Jeremy went on to be quite a great guy. But back when I met him he was more like me; geeky, casual, a little shy and unassuming, but still Read More

Posted on September 25, 2012 by

The Startup Guy

One of the ways which I think a lot of people distinguish themselves is through their work. They carry around their job like a badge of honor, even if it’s not a job they love. My parents are both blue collared workers and my father will tell you that he hates his work, but I’ve Read More

Posted on September 24, 2012 by

The Return to Writing

For those who know me I have been blogging at bananas on toast since 2003. During my time blogging I have had times where I wrote a lot and times where I wrote a little, but continuing to blog at that old blog has gotten hard recently. One of the things holding me back on Read More