The Lair turns five: part two

Good times, for a change

My contract with social services ended in December 2013. I was sad to leave, in a way, because there were some good people there. My reputation as an efficient administrator preceded me and I landed a job in another department. Perhaps I was a little too hasty in accepting it. What was my game plan? Why was I drifting from job to job? Why did I always have to have one eye on the exit? Continue reading


The Lair turns five: part one

It has been five years since The Spideron’s Lair made its debut in the World of WordPress. It’s rather strange to think that it has been so long, stranger still that I have never given up writing in it, though my posts are not nearly frequent enough. I never cared for birthdays, even as a young boy, but I feel that this one is worth celebrating. Continue reading

Use your disillusionment part 1

It’s been a fair while since I came here to the World of WordPress. I must regretfully inform you, dear reader, that I am somewhat underwhelmed. There are some interesting blogs around here, but there’s an awful lot of rubbish to sift through. Today, for the first time, I explored the forum section in an attempt to connect with fellow bloggers, to read something interesting and perhaps weigh in with my own (well-informed) opinion. Continue reading