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Getting to know me 

So before I start posting historical content, I wanted to start by introducing the reasons behind this blog. Growing up in a historic city, I’ve always considered myself lucky to be surrounded by beautiful artefacts, buildings and museums. 90 more words


And of course it is sunny in the UK!

You read the title right, after pretty much our third day of rain, I find out from the UK that the sun is out and there is a heatwave, I have my fingers crossed for more sunshine especially as I need more of a tan to cover up the bags under my eyes! 546 more words


(VIDEO) The announcer for the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest is absolutely incredible

Electric. Powerful. The voice of a generation. His name is George Shea and how he isn’t the voice of everything everywhere is one of humanity’s biggest crimes. 62 more words



Well well, when was the last time i blogged?! If i could recall clearly it was probably about 6-7 years ago? It’s been too long and i’ve decided to set up this blog as i embark on an exciting journey to mother/parenthood! 328 more words



Hi everyone,

So, this is my first post and to be honest, I don’t really know what to write about but I guess that will change. 296 more words

First Post

Some Great Topics to Discuss

To get the ball rolling, I thought I’d put a few possible topics out there for us all to talk about.  Here are just a few: 123 more words


Pig - A programmer friendly MapReduce tool

Pig raises the level of abstraction for processing large datasets. MapReduce allow you , to specify map function followed by reduce function , but working out how to fit your data processing into this pattern , which often require multiple MapReduce stages, can be a challange. 166 more words