Alastair is Hiring

Thanks for clicking on the Adword in Google that I placed. I’m assuming that you have a problem to be solved. Maybe, just maybe I’ll be able to solve it for you. Perhaps I’ll even solve some problems for you that you weren’t actually aware…

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The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck - Mark Manson

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Get your own damn email!

You there, yes you! You with the email @gmail.com, or @btinternet.com. Huddle up, come closer. And bring along your friend who has his own website - yep, the one painted on his van, the one that looks good, professional even, except for the line painted…

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Slow Carb for Vegetarians

Sneaking in a whole, thick, juicy Gammon steak was the best thing I ever did. As it sizzled on the grill pan I was almost giddy with excitement. I was about to eat some real food. I have a big date coming up in October…

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I have no friends

I have no friends. So you know I don't like Facebook. Pretty regularly I rail against the behemoth. It's because I have no friends. I hate seeing how successful and happy the rest of the world is. I often wonder what went wrong, as my…

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Headspace

As I came back to focusing on the room around me, my messy desk and computer to the right, the traffic crawling along outside and the sound of the whippet's feet and claws tip, tip, tapping along on the laminate floor I felt focussed,…

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Start Here

Thanks for stopping by my website and blog. My name is Alastair Johnston and I'm a forty something British bloke who writes about:- If any of the above resonates with you, then I'd also really appreciate you signing up to get instant updates by joining my…

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How to make money selling photos via Picfair

I studied photography at college. Way back then we learned about reciprocity failure, used 35mm, 120 and 5 x 4 film and were taught the alchemy of mixing artistry with craft. Times have moved on and nowadays, although I still keep my trusty Nikon FE-2,…

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