Early Attempts at Pyrography

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New year, new hobby. Over the Christmas period I found 2 old soldering irons in the loft. One did not work, the other was a soldering iron gun. I tried to use it for pyrography, and it got me hooked. … Continue reading

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Plugins removed from WordPress repository

I haven’t updated my plugins for WordPress in years, so this day was always going to come. However it was only after my recent contact with them that I decided that I am better off out of the whole debarcle that WordPress has now become.

Bye WordPress community, things were good for while, but that has been soured of late. I’m not going to miss you one bit.

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Work at Home

Despite my earlier posts I did manage to find a job working from home! It is tough going but I am slowly getting the hang of it. For various reasons I can’t mention who I work for on here, but it is still within the gaming industry.

Posts on here will continue, just not sure how often ATM.

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Job hunting.

The last 8 months have been spent looking for work. Technically I am still employed, but the business can’t continue to employ me forever, so I need to gain employment elsewhere.

It’s easy to see why people hate being unemployed and get dejected. You would think with modern technology that getting back to unsuccessful applicants would be a trivial thing to do, yet virtually no one does. Why? No idea.

Anyway my applications continue, so far I have had just the 2 interviews. I think I know what I got wrong with those, but my age won’t help sadly. I have widened the net to all sorts of jobs from mail room/filing clerk all the way up… well for those I think I stand a chance with.

I decided not to apply for the job at MI6, the commute to London just wouldn’t have worked out.

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Working from home.

For someone with an illness working from home can be a real life saver. But how to find real jobs out there, as there are many many scams. Staying clear of selling or business opportunities helps avoid them but you still have to sift through all the vacancies to find the real ones.

Also I am lucky in that I have a little buffer that can allow me some extra time to find a new work from home, telecommute or remote job. If I don’t find one in that time I will have to search for normal jobs again… I hope I don’t have to though.

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KIXEYE employee no more

After 4 years+ I no longer work for KIXEYE. There are many things I could say about it, but that is for another day.

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