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Ben Barden

Two years at Octopus Energy

Today is my 2nd anniversary of working for Octopus Energy. It’s been a blast and I look forward to more. I was trying to think of something that could sum up the last couple of years. I have worked with so many amazing people – it would take a while to list them all! But there’s a much shorter answer… Read More

Ben Barden

Album review: Genesis – Calling All Stations

Back in 1997, Genesis released what was to be their final studio album, and the only one following Phil Collins’ departure from the band. Featuring Ray Wilson on vocals, and long-time stalwarts Tony Banks and Mike Rutherford, the album didn’t do especially well when it came out – and the band cancelled the tour partway through, subsequently going on indefinite… Read More

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Tech in plain English

When I was young, I wanted to be a teacher. I’ve often found it difficult to learn new things. There’s always that hump you need to get past: when you go from reading and digesting, to starting to understand the core principles behind whatever it is you’re learning, and becoming more fluent. It could be a musical instrument, a foreign… Read More

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