Laurence Andrews

Fitness

My 2013 fitness regime has begun! Don’t ask me why, because I don’t really know… But it’s definitely a good thing. I’m by no means lazy, fat or unhealthy but that’s not to say I’m particularly fit. In fact, as I’ve discovered in the last few weeks with some early morning jogging, my cardiovascular fitness isn’t very good at all. My first attempt... Read more

Stratford to Romford

Today SWMBO was in Romford, London seeing her family; I seized the opportunity to venture further than Stratford on Greater Anglia… It was busy! But a good, quick trip. I took the Jubilee from Westminster to Stratford then caught the train towards Shenfield. Took around 45mins in total. I’m convinced the Greater Anglia is the most dull operati... Read more

Charing Cross via Sidcup

This week I’ve been doing some work at a building on Parliament Street, London. My usual commute is on the Southeastern High Speed service to St Pancras, this is great because it’s a short 15 minute walk to the office which means I can leave my door and be at my desk in about an hour. The problem with St Pancras, especially during peak hours is ... Read more

Bangor - Holyhead

I took this trip with @geekyjames a while back, we also visited Holyhead Lifeboat while we were there. I’ve always wanted to go to Holyhead, not sure why - I think it’s just one of those corners of the UK that needs to be ticked off. The station at Holyhead is directly adjacent to the Ferry terminal and (unsurprisingly) almost all of the passeng... Read more

IBM Adventures

Had an interesting day today… Network design work has one major downside: I don’t get out much. There I was, slaving away, when suddenly a P1 appeared! I don’t usually do support but when there is nobody in the whole of London from Atos available guess who the buck falls to…. Anyway, I was secretly excited because I’ve never been to this facilit... Read more