Tuesday, March 1, 2011

New type?

Just took a couple of versions of the Enneagram Type test for the first time in a couple of years and it seems I'm now a Type 2: The Helper. http://www.enneagraminstitute.com/TypeTwo.asp
Righthand (female):
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Monday, January 24, 2011

Great quote #1

Just came across this great quote and had to blog it: "The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn." Alvin Toffler - Futurist

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Sunday, January 23, 2011

I've returned!

Suddenly realised it's nearing two years since my last post - facebook, you've truly consumed too much of my online time. Twitter, you've become a friend that I try and visit often (when facebook isn't looking) and Myspace, you fulfill my desire for music but I find you terribly slow. Email - still too many but what's the alternative? My noggin's too weary to conjour up anything too thought provoking tonight but I'll endeavour to return again soon.

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Ponderings on a wet Sunday

Whilst I'm tucked up in bed with my laptop on this wet and windy Sunday, I find myself thinking about how overwhelming life has become. We now have such extraordinary access to information that it's led to a feeling of information overload. I have enough trouble keeping on top of my paper filing at home let alone trying to handle the abundance of information I'm privy to through such technologies like Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, RSS , Email, Blogs and more that I now find myself asking what on earth did we do prior to the Internet? One thing comes to mind - we were more relaxed! We could happily kick back with the weekend newspaper, cuppa in hand without that niggly feeling we should be blogging, tweeting, updating our Facebook status, adding photos to Flickr for our friends and family to view or catching up with the thousand or so feeds on our Google Reader. I'm not sure why but I feel a sense of guilt whenever I spend more time than is necessary on the Internet. But how long, you may ask, is considered a 'necessary' amount of time - after all it's all choice, or is it? We talk about work/life balance but what about online/offline balance? How do we measure this? Is it when you're getting sore from being hunched over the computer and your arm feels like it's about to drop off? Or when your house looks like you've had a party which in reality you didn't have because you deemed it more important to spend hours playing Bejewelled or some other brain training, mind altering, hand-eye coordinating game! About all of this I'm not too sure except that for the moment, even just for a little while, I'm going to 'sign out' and return to offline reality.

Sunday, March 1, 2009


Just decided to create a Twitter account. Not sure how much I'll use it though.
Still, knowing how quickly I became addicted to Facebook there's every chance I'll use it frequently!