Gaming – my history

On a few occasions, I’ve bought a game and found that I already have it in my collection. To mitigate this, I decided to maintain a list of games. (I seem to have inherited this propensity toward collecting and cataloguing things from my Dad). I found a great website that has information on a massive array of titles; and this has invoked yet more nostalgia for me.

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Motorcycle CBT

I must be in some kind of mid-life crisis: I decided to learn to ride a motorbike. The thought had been in my mind since I’d sat on a colleague’s bike a few years back. I loved the feeling but without any knowledge of riding bikes, I was like a small child on a pony ride at the beach. I would regularly see the convenience people enjoyed in Spain, hopping between places in lovely weather on a scooter, and thought this is a lifestyle for me.

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Nostalgic about Chatsworth

There’s certainly nothing like a return to your home town to invoke feelings of nostalgia – I can certainly connect more with Cinema Paradiso. Every nook of my home time offers up memories so I realise I must have explored quite a bit in my youth but perhaps one of the most nostalgic places for me would be out of Chesterfield, in the Peak: The Chatsworth Estate.

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Vehicle Checklist

A company I worked for had abdicated responsibility to maintain their fleet of cars by making individuals perform car checks when using a ‘pool car’. Nobody knew what they were looking for so I made this checklist to help everyone out. Somebody may find this useful and at the end of the day, being in a safe car could not only prevent injury or save your life but could save lives of other road users/pedestrians.

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