So I think it's about time I started blogging again

Yeah, I know.

It's been almost a year since I last used my blog - mainly for the usual excuses (too much
work, real life gets in the way) but also because quite simply I didn't have the right frame of
mind to form coherent sentances that I felt were worth publishing. In the past few weeks
(months?) I haven't been around on irc much, haven't had much time for skimming the...