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Simon Fairbairn
Works at Voyage Travel Apps
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My thoughts on Nevermind's lasting impact on me. 
Nirvana’s Nevermind was one of the first two records that introduced me to the alternative scene (the other being The Offspring’s Smash) …
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Taking a Selfie the Hard Way

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The last few weeks have seen a bunch of articles canning Core Data and iCloud which is making me want to stay away. Have any of you tried any alternatives for database (not document) cloud syncing? Anyone tried Microsoft Azure? 
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Parse can help with writing a lot of the plumming for you so there is not much to write for yourself.

+Simon Fairbairn - What do you mean ?  You can just visit http://www.windowsazure.com/ to sign up for an account.  
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My iPhone 5 now has a sim. I am mobile connected. Prepare to get hit with a joyous tsunami of Simon, Internet. 
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Thank you! Your blog post is incredibly informative. Thankfully one of my professors volunteered to go with me yesterday. I don't think I could have managed with my current level of Spanish. 
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Yeah, it is. But it's also massively liberating, like a deep exhale.
Hey, even the headline is a bummer. The first thing that they teach you at business book/blogging school is that "fun and easy" are the two magic words, followed, I guess, by "dummies." Difficult and frightening are not part of the syllabus. Alas, the work we're being asked to do now, the emotional labor we're getting paid to do, is frightening. It's frightening to stand up for what we believe in, frightening to do something that might not work, ...
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More of Erin's amazing photos, this time from the crazy Black House in Chiang Rai.
TweetOn our motorbike road trip to Burma we stopped in Chiang Rai and visited the extraordinary, ornate, dazzling White Temple. We were sure nothing could top that experience but just 10km north of Ch...
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My latest short story is Whales: 

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On the first morning we stepped outside our bungalow and took a seat at the two wooden chairs that faced out to the water. I poured us each a cup of …
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First attempt with watercolours. 
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That's great! Thank you!
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Old cathedral in Guanajuato, Mexico. 
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Our latest interview with that behemoth of blogging, +Michael Hodson of Go See Write.
TweetWe've met up with Mike Hodson in Colombia, Canada and Thailand and he can always be relied upon for a good laugh and an honest chat about travel blogging over wine and cigars. His travel writing ...
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Behemoth?? Are you talking about the size of my liver again? Not cool, Simon. Not cool. ;)
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Back to Work is an amazing podcast and it is beyond cool that Mailchimp sponsored this.
You may know Merlin Mann as the email guy, or maybe you know him as the GTD guy. He's got a reputation for being a bit of an internet grump, but he seems ok
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Web Designer, Musician, Illustrator
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  • Voyage Travel Apps
    App Designer and Developer, present
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Manchester
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Medellin, Colombia - Milton Keynes - Florida - Buenos Aires
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iOS Designer and Developer. Sold everything and travelling the world indefinitely.
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Musician - drummer, vocalist, guitarist, bassist and pianist Web designer - Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, PHP, MySQL, Javascript, JQuery, iOS
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  • University of Salford
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