CSC – From Application to Acceptance

Wednesday, 19th November 2014 by
Where in the world...?The window for applications for the IBM Corporate Service Corps (CSC) is very small each year, only a few weeks in April/May, so as soon as it opened this year I started to draft my application – a serious undertaking. Before applying you have to demonstrate that you’ve been one of the top performers. Now […]

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Chilling out on the Plains of South Dakota.Summer 2013. It was a typical day in the office, or should I say in my home office after a regular day at work.

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Antarctic Painting – Year 3

Wednesday, 14th November 2012 by
One of the Science towersWell, it’s almost time to head south again for another 5 months of painting, demolition and digging snow.

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Telephone Time Travel

Friday, 2nd November 2012 by
iphone-dilbertOne of my work colleagues is about as anti-Apple and pro-Google (Android) as it is possible to be. I think he’s that way partly to dig at my biases!

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Niagara Falls

Friday, 28th September 2012 by
Falls from the topI spent last week in Niagara at the International Association of Hydrogeologists Congress. We arrived pretty late at night and looking out of my hotel window at some unearthly hour in the morning I could see a huge dinosaur, a ferris wheel and a steaming volcano; I thought I was in Las Vegas. Thankfully when […]

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Póg Mo Thóin

Friday, 13th July 2012 by
"In Dublin's fair city, Where the girls are so pretty, I first set my eyes on sweet Molly Malone"My flight to Ireland left Liverpool at stupid o’clock… Compounding that with the taxi driver struggling to find the office I would be based in for the week, by the time I arrived I was knackered!

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Appearing on BBC Breakfast

Sunday, 1st July 2012 by
Appearence first time around, to a meer 1 million viewers (most of whom were probably vacuuming).On Friday afternoon, as I was winding down for the weekend, I recieved a call from the press team at work who were looking for someone to appear on BBC Breakfast on Saturday morning to talk about the recent extreme rainfall and flooding and possible ways to reduce flooding in the future. On Friday their […]

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Just one more venue…

Sunday, 17th June 2012 by
Happy SpecialsHere’s one more work venue. (I said they might be back. ) Hopefully you agree that the picture above is quite a nice shot of this town hall clock tower. But, as is usual with my series of work-venue posts, where is it (without cheating and using the mapping below)? There was quite an interesting […]

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