Sunday thoughts

Although I have not made as much progress as I would like, I have made some progress and that has to be a good thing.  For me, it is a hugely good thing considering my stagnation over recent weeks (months?) The biggest thing I have made progress on is starting to refresh my skills and starting to learn new things.  Such as: Learning Python Learning R Refreshing my Android app development skills I must admit, so far Python is more than a little weird for me but it is very interesting.  I’ll be using R for work or at least I plan to.  The are some things I may need it for to link to APIs in PowerBI reports.  As for Android dev skills, this is purely for private development.  I have folders of ideas for apps and some that are even halfway there but have sat them on the …

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Can I snap out of this?

These last few months, I have been thinking about deleting this blog.  It has been a struggle finding my way from day to day, so sitting down to write something has been all but unthinkable to me.  At the same time, though, even as I start to write this, I feel a strange sort of release, which reminds me why I created this blog in the first place. If you have been reading entries from this blog before, you know the pattern of my mind by now.  I go through long periods of seeming inactivity.  I never intend for it to happen, and sometimes weeks can go by before I even realise I’ve slipped into these periods.  I refer to them as my “low power mode”.  This state has persisted for far too long, and this time I am not sure I can even pull out of it.  Well, that …

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Exhaustion and hope

It is only Tuesday night, and already I feel burned out.  Not sure why.  Nothing really has changed in my routine except for maybe my sleep patterns not being too great.  It is not tiredness, I feel.  It is more of mental exhaustion.  I am off work on Friday, and at this point, I cannot wait.  It will be nice to recharge for an extra day.  Vicks birthday is on Saturday, and normally we would be away.  Most likely at her favourite place – the Harry Potter Studio Tour in Watford but not this year.  Let’s hope that next year is a better year for us and all.  Let us hope that the vaccines that are currently in trials work well and safely so we can all start to take the fight to the virus.  Hopefully, in time, we can eradicate it. However, reading the news today about antibodies not …

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