Category: Personal

Personal entries involving anything from weekend adventures to crafting and baking escapades. Warning: may contain rants.


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On Saturday we went along to a TEDx talk in Norwich. It was focussed around education but it wasn’t just all about teachers, even though a lot of the people there were teachers or worked directly in education. We didn’t know what to expect, with our only experience of TED and TEDx being from the[…] Read the full article.

Life Update

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So, although I had planned on starting C# again this year, I may have gotten a little distracted with video games. Four came out all at the same time and I’ve been playing them all the hours that I have free. I started with the latest Metal Gear Solid. I’d got pretty far in with[…] Read the full article.

Update 13/10/2015

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Just a quick note to say I didn’t get the job. Tom suggested I ask for feedback and even though I didn’t hold out much hope, I asked for some. It turns out the other applicants just had more experience, which makes me feel better. The rest of this week has been spent working out[…] Read the full article.

Update 08/10/2015

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Quick update on my progress for this week. I’ve been mostly working with WordPress code. My friend’s website that I made the theme for needed a quick check over because of some updates to WordPress. I ironed out all the bugs with that using the theme check plugin to make sure I’ve met the criteria[…] Read the full article.

Productive Day is Productive

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While today was particularly productive, this whole weekend has been pretty awesome. Over most of the weekend we continued building the slim shed and have assembled the first half of the frame in place, and made a make-shift roof out of tarpaulin. There’s still the other half of the frame to go (including adding a[…] Read the full article.