Life

My Goals for 2018

My goals for 2018, in no particular order: Write More I'd love to get an email course, and a premium course put out there, but both of those require me to be a creator in a way that doesn't come naturally for me, motivation-wise. I'm happy to spend hours going doing a coding rabbit hole,…

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Passion and the Real World

Recently I’ve been working with some folks on the next release cycle for some software. It’s a big release, and I’ve been pushing them to Do Things Right as they re-organise some code and make other changes. Exactly what isn’t important, but I think they see my comments as aggressive – some probably are, but…

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Dad for a year

My twins, known online as Smidge and Smudge, have just reached their first birthday, which means I’ve been a father for a year. It’s been a relatively quick year, due to the twins having spent the first three months in hospital, but overall it’s been a good one. They’ve come through all the setbacks they…

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Horrible Bug

The family has been overrun with a bug over the last few days, one which has made me and Katie violently ill. Smidge and Smudge are just about getting back to normal, as are Katie and myself (other than bruising and tiredness), but it means a lot of catching up on jobs and life to…

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In-Laws’ 40th Anniversary Barbecue

Katie’s parents have been together for 40 years, so they had a small barbecue to celebrate. Present were myself and Katie, her parents, her mother’s parents, and her brother and his girlfriend.

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Chicago Trip

A write-up of my trip to Chicago, 26th July – 4th August 2011. WordCamp The WordCamp Chicago 2011 was my primary reason for coming over here, so it was one of the main focal points of the trip. In short, I loved it – although the talks were interesting enough, the main highlight for me…

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