Author Archives: David

About David

Hi, I'm David. I live in Aberdeen (UK) with my beloved wife and two (sometimes beloved) cats. By training I'm an engineer, but a strange sort of engineer who has social skills and is happier working with people rather than designing stuff. Professionally I work in the oil industry facilitating collaborative technology development. In my spare time I'm a non-exec at Aberdeen Forward, an environment/sustainability social enterprise. If you're interested then check me out at or

Who will be your next MP?

It’s just over a month until the expected date of the General Election and I’ve heard nothing from any of the Prospective Parliamentary Candidates who will be standing for Aberdeen North. It took a bit of digging around on the … Continue reading

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Is daylight savings time government-sponsored weekend tax?

I’ll admit it – I hate it when the clocks go forward. No matter how often I say that I’m going to get an early night, something always crops up and I end up being awake at 1 am. And … Continue reading

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New Blog

Welcome. This is meant to be a gathering point for thoughts, notes, photos and links I want to share or remember. I’m not guaranteeing anything exciting but here’s hoping.

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