Last week was my gran’s 80th birthday, and my mum flew over from Amsterdam as a surprise. We went round to my Auntie Kim’s to eat and drink a bunch of champagne. My granda was feeling the cold out the back, and so we gave him a coat… You may be able to tell from […]Read more "Gran’s 80th Birthday"
I happen to be a member of a certain British airline’s reward programme, which means that if I spend over a certain amount of money in a year, I get a buy-one-get-one free ticket to use within the next 12 months. Last year, I qualified for that deal, and knowing that I had to use […]Read more "Berlin, April 2017"
A couple of weeks ago, a bunch of us headed our for Caroline’s birthday. As expected, there was a fair amount of booze. I grabbed some pictures before the alcohol took hold. I really need to start taking more.Read more "Caroline’s Birthday"
Last May, I travelled to Montreal with work to meet up with my team. It was the first time I’d been in Canada, so I was fairly looking forward to it – especially as I’d heard a whole lot of great things about Quebec in general. Denise graciously offered me space to stay in her […]Read more "Montreal, Quebec – May 2016."
This weekend passed, Grace and I headed up to Aberfeldy for the wedding of my old friends Michelle and Murray/Big Money/Magnus/That other nickname I promised I wouldn’t use any more. The day was set in the rather splendid looking Menzies Castle, and I brought along my camera to get some pictures. Thanks to Michelle’s dad, there […]Read more "Michelle and Murray’s Wedding"
I’m fond of telling people who aren’t familiar with Hogmanay about how it’s traditionally the biggest night of the year in Scotland. It’s the one time that you can drink in the street in Glasgow without fear of legal reprisal, and generally everybody is just out to have a good time. It feels like the […]Read more "Hogmanay 2016"
This past week saw the annual Automattic Grand Meetup take place; the one time of the year where every single Automattician that is able gathers together in the same place. Previously this has been in Park City, Utah (see the posts from 2014 and 2015), but this year we headed up to the mountains, in […]Read more "Automattic Grand Meetup 2016 – Whistler, Canada"