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1:00pm on Friday, 7th February, 2014:

Where I'm Going to Work


We had a home office designer in today, to design my home office. As I work at home most of the time but we haven't had the room I work in decorated since we moved into the house nearly 20 years ago, it was a bit of a mess. We're getting some made-to-measure units put in to make it look more like an organised mess.

This is what the designer came up with:

Now ordinarily I wouldn't bother mentioning any of this, but on this occasion I was prompted to do so by the fact that the guy drew that layout on-the-fly using only a ruled and 5mm graph paper. He didn't use a computer, he just drew it by hand. Speaking as the only person to get an O-level in Technical Drawing of the 14 in my school year who took the subject, I know how impressive it is that he could do that. It took him about 10 minutes, so was probably quicker than if he'd used a computer.

OK, so he draws these things every day, but still...

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