This past week was the annual Automattic Grand Meetup, where (almost) everybody at the company gets together in the one place. This was my fourth GM, and you can read about the previous years here: 2016, 2015, 2014. This year we returned to Whistler – a ‘village’ that lies to the north of Vancouver, in […]Read more "Automattic Grand Meetup 2017 – Whistler, Canada"
This weekend we headed out for my pal Kerry’s 30th birthday. The plan was simple: have something to eat, and then hit the ABC afterwards to get pished. I snuck in my wee Sony RX100 and grabbed some shots from the latter half – Vice stylee.Read more "Kerry’s 30th Birthday"
This past few weeks, Grace and I headed over to the US, to visit friends and family, but also to travel across the country to Idaho for our pals’ wedding. We spent a bit of time in the infamous Bonnie Brae Tavern, where it all began. and met Chris and Noemi’s wean. From Denver we […]Read more "American Roadtrip – July 2017"
A few weeks ago, Grace and I headed out to the US for our friends Natalie and Jeremiah’s wedding. Natalie was the one who introduced us way back in September of 2011, and so it was awesome to be able to come out and celebrate with them. The wedding itself was to be out in […]Read more "Natalie and Jeremiah’s Wedding – Idaho"
In March, I headed out to Brussels with work to hang out and attend RightsCon with our team. We ate waffles, drank a lot of good beer, and spent a lot of time listening to, and talking about, digital rights. I didn’t take too many pictures, but here’s a selection:Read more "RightsCon Brussels, 2017"
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"
Working remotely is great, but one of the big downsides of being part of a company that is spread out all over the world is that you miss out on the regular social side of things… including that great tradition of the office Christmas party. In my old job, it was the highlight of the […]Read more "UKMattician Christmas Dinner 2016 – Edinburgh"