So it has been 7 years today since Geoger Ltd came into being! It seems an age since I first made the decision (in April 2013) to resign my previous position and strike out on my own. I remember walking round Boston (in the USA - everyone needs an origin story!) harbour with my partner, … Continue reading 7 Years
Although we all go through our careers doing the best we can, in whatever circumstances we find ourselves, the day-to-day rarely changes anything for us. But every now and again, there are moments when something clicks and someone inspires you or changes your mindset so fundamentally that you remember that moment for the rest of … Continue reading Moments
I am in a quandary about my communications. I use so many apps and services! Currently I have accounts for, and can interact with individuals using, the following methods..... TwitterLinkedInEmail - four different accountsTelegramWhatsAppGoogle HangoutsGoogle GroupsGoogle MeetSkypeSlackTrelloWordpressTeamwork ChatFacebook MessengerSignalSMSOh, and I can also have a phone that can be called! Twitter and LinkedIn are generally pretty … Continue reading Too many messages!
In this time of lock-down I thought it would be a fun idea to mess about on Twitter with a 'choose your own adventure' style thread. The idea is very loosely based on the books I read as a child. You can find it here, on the Scene From Above account: https://twitter.com/eoscenefrom/status/1249631848344543232 I got a … Continue reading An #eoadventure
...to look back at the year that has just been. And with that in mind, here are some posts from the Geoger blog that you might have missed but that you may find interesting: UK SME is as powerful as UK PLC! Longevity with Linux Environmental thoughts Thank you FOSS Collaboration NOT competition What’s on … Continue reading T’is the season…
I love working for myself through the mechanism of Geoger. I really do. I get the chance to work with some great clients, looking at a wide range of issues - some technological, some commercial, many of them researching new methods and tools. But with so many amazing things in the world, and so many … Continue reading One life, live it. One planet, help it.
I went to an event earlier in the summer of 2019 that was run by Oxfordshire Greentech. It was really interesting and made me think a bit more broadly about the way that Geoger (I?) impact on the environment. As a physical geographer and keen environmentalist I am aware of many of the issues around … Continue reading Environmental thoughts
Some of you will know that I enjoy running. At the moment, a young woman called Anna McNuff is running 100 marathons (that's 2,620 miles!) completely barefoot. Her Barefoot Britain challenge began in the far north of the Shetland Islands in June and will end in London in November. More information can be found using … Continue reading Just keep going!
This is just a short post to highlight a brilliant website I came across. The site is provided by EarthTime and shows a series of stories around the uptake of renewable energy. Check it out for yourselves at: https://earthtime.org/stories/renewables If you look at teh Stories tab on the website then there are a whole load of … Continue reading A view of renewables
This is a little dated now, but I came across this interesting article about the use of spatial data on health metrics from 2017: https://www.cdrc.ac.uk/news-archive/holborn-identified-unhealthiest-place-great-britain-according-new-study/ It talks about some work completed by researchers at the University of Liverpool, and how they used new data sources pertaining to lifestyle and environmental measures to map 'healthy' and 'unhealthy' … Continue reading Are you healthy?