Barry's Blog

Dunfermline based web developer, long lost brother, husband, father, & guitarist

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Family - When the grass is always greener on the other side

With all the goings on in my life I would have to say that being found by my sister has to be both the most traumatic and most uplifting of all of them. I was raised by a wonderful adoptive parents. Really, I went without very little and although there was never any malice or abuse there was still a spark missing. I'd look at my wife's family especially when… View More

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iPhone X - Welcome to Android

Yesterday Apple unveiled a new iPhone the iPhone x (ten) and frankly It just looked like a Samsung Phone when i first saw it and I know I'm not alone in this! It just strikes me that where once apple lauded over everyone under the reign of Steve Jobs their questionable superiority, now they just seem like a rich kid always playing catchup. Although the Samsung Galaxy S8 is not without its quirks and indeed it's flaws, but it did make… View More

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Connecting with family

Spent the day with my daughter having taken her to my birth mother's house. Was so nice to see her just accepting and chatting away. It seems she's totally accepting of me having two mothers, she's really a godsend.… View More

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Open letter to the world: Love not hate

Donald trump has came out and said that transgender people can't serve in the military. Without doubt gay people will likely… View More

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Birth Mother - Family is family

Interesting how times move on, what was a massive issue one minuet is at best a minor incident at best the next. I Don't know how to explain it, but of late I have been getting to know my birth mother. Some weeks ago I went around to her house for coffee and chat. going in i felt something. Was it… View More

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Dr Who - The First Female Doctor

Well it seems the BBC have appointed a new actor to take the lead roll of The Doctor in the popular BBC series Doctor Who,… View More

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Holiday Trip to Beamish Video

Some videos and pics from my holiday trip to Beamish… View More

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First day

First day of the holidays after arriving and having drinks and a meal with friends we planned on coming here with we decided to do separate things this morning. Might meet up tonight we'll see how we all… View More

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Adoption and me

The inconvenient Child Growing up as a child is never easy, growing up as a child without any sense of connection to the world around you even more so. This was my reality, my take on the world around me growing up. I always knew I was adopted and roughly knowing what that meant and for the most part I was ok with it. I was raised by good people, my adopted father was a carpenter and adopted mother a school teacher. I almost never… View More

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Google given record 2.42bn euros fine by EU Commision

Yesterday (27/06/17) Google was fined 2.42bn euros ($2.7bn; £2.1bn) by the European… View More