Laurence Andrews

Beginning Diving

I finally got to go diving! What’s more my brother wanted to come along and do it with me too.. At the pool we met with Janine and Tony from Southern Scuba Ltd who were very friendly and got us setup with all of our equipment and explained how it works. When we got in the pool we did our first three skills. 1. clearing our mouth of water and b... Read more

Commuting.

My daily commute is long. It’s also very expensive. I’m not sure which should be more important to me, time or money. I currently get the train. I leave home at 07:15 and take the 07:41 Southeastern High Speed service from Strood to St Pancras International arriving 08:16, I then walk to the Metropolitan line and usually arrive at Baker Street... Read more

Chichen Itza, Mexico

Went to visit one of the wonders of the modern world today. Been looking forward to this for a while, and it was basically one of the selling points of this holiday, since I can only sit in the sun for so long. The trip to Chichen Itza involved a 3 hour long coach drive, it probably would have only taken one hour is we hadn’t stopped so many tim... Read more

Hello from Mexico

While ‘testing’ out the new waterproof camera I seem to have ruined all the good pictures with a drop of water that remained on the lens. Whoops! Never mind, here is one of us on Thomson’s shiny new 787 Dreamliner. There are many stories to be told of the plane and the trip, although unfortunately since I have the worst wifi connection in the en... Read more

Bucharest, Romania

This week I got the chance to travel to Bucharest, Romania to visit our Global Service Desk. We had a an issue accessing a firewall remotely and it was causing some unexpected routing behaviour so on the advice of TAC it needed to be rebuilt. Here is me standing in front of the enormous Palace of the Parliament, this building is very impressive.... Read more