Content With Tag “Work”

  1. Week 54: Drill Bits

    A view of my living room, with a corner sofa now positioned by the window

    A week of reorganising rooms, spending butt-loads of money on power tools, lovely dinners with Euan, getting my hands dirty with some pairing, and gentle roastings all around. Read Week 54: Drill Bits.

  2. Week 53: Settling

    A bright little lamp in the shape of a cute cat

    A week of settling in nicely, some satisfying DIY, sampling a lot of champagne, even more super-fast internet, and a farewell at work. Read Week 53: Settling.

  3. Week 51: Tetris

    A large pile of neatly packed boxes full of my possessions

    A week of fighting moths, being great at packing, sorting cables, lots of Minecraft, being super excited for good internet, and some reduced stress levels. Read Week 51: Tetris.

  4. Week 48: Sheep Rescuers

    Me, Charlotte, and Luke looking out over some rolling hills full of sheep

    A week of great flat buying news, a couple of Jägerbombs, 3D printing, a long drive to Wales, a hot tub, and rescuing a lost sheep. Read Week 48: Sheep Rescuers.

  5. Week 46: Slapped Wrist

    A week of architecture diagrams, booking holidays, signing contracts, a bunch of new TV, and being overenthusiastic about boozing again. Read Week 46: Slapped Wrist.

  6. Week 45: Coaching

    A week of catching up with people, playing with Architect, binge-watching Castle, career coaching, house news, and a night of Kalimotxo Blondes. Read Week 45: Coaching.

  7. Week 44: Genius

    Six sheets of A4 grid paper laid out with city walls drawn in a large circle across all of them.

    A week of cute babies, lots of fun pull requests, stress and exhaustion, being Spelling Bee geniuses, and ramping up my map-drawing ambitions. Read Week 44: Genius.

  8. Week 40: Edinburgh

    Rowan and Charlotte in blues, greens, and reds. Picture taken by a thermographic camera.

    A week of second vaccines, lots of fun pairing on a schema, a pint in The Sea Horse, a new Note post type, and the beginning of a relaxing week in Scotland. Read Week 40: Edinburgh.

  9. Week 39: Cold Wet Flannel

    Tootsie laying on the floor with a wet flannel draped over his body.

    A week of work rounders, new Rowans, melting cats, a mid-year review, and a fun stag do where I learned something I'm unexpectedly good at. Read Week 39: Cold Wet Flannel.

  10. Week 38: Searches

    A week of being sensible, visiting family, a lot of code for code's sake, looking forward to seeing work friends, and finally committing money to my flat purchase. Read Week 38: Searches.

  11. Week 37: No Sleep

    A week of more isolation, lots of trouble sleeping, playing Northgard with friends, and a whole lot of obsessing over Webmention. Read Week 37: No Sleep.

  12. Week 33: Fire Safety

    A screenshot of the "Responses" section of one of my blog posts, showing social interactions with the post and a form to submit your own mentions of the page.

    A week of house buying progress, new characters, sun and champagne with friends, and a lot of time spent learning how webmentions work. Read Week 33: Fire Safety.

  13. Week 32: Daisy Chain

    Rowan kneeling down and putting a daisy chain around Charlotte's neck, they're sat on a picnic blanket in a sunny park

    A week of sunny parks, wearing shorts at every opportunity, some improvements to my mood, and fun racing games. Read Week 32: Daisy Chain.

  14. Week 31: Vaccine

    A week of sore arms, feeling useless, an awful lot of Minecraft, and delicious blended banana. Read Week 31: Vaccine.

  15. Week 30: Office

    A picture of our TV screen, with Eurovision playing. The running order is pinned to the TV cabinet, and lots of european flags hang across the wall.

    A week of office visits, successful speedruns, tetris-like cities, a mini Eurovision party, and training myself to like soap weed. Read Week 30: Office.

  16. Week 26: Five Pizzas

    A week of not working, getting great house news, eating and drinking a lot, and burning 20 hours on a game. Read Week 26: Five Pizzas.

  17. Week 24: Charismatic Hair

    A very messy head of hair

    A week of good cladding news, excellent (and very fancy) fry ups, having too much hair, and an off licence crawl. Read Week 24: Charismatic Hair.

  18. Week 22: Nine Hundred Grams

    Two boxes of champagne

    A week of being a more technical principal, celebrating with champagne, learning something new, and oversharing. Read Week 22: Nine Hundred Grams.

  19. Week 20: Treasure

    A locked treasure chest

    A week of exciting treasure hunts, exciting house hunts, and organising my physical and mental space. Read Week 20: Treasure.

  20. Week 18: Striptease

    Rowan and Charlotte dressed as takeaway items. Rowan is dressed as McDonalds fries, wearing a yellow T-Shirt with chips drawn onto it and a large red box. Charlotte is dressed as a tub of ketchup in a painted box.

    A week of takeaway costumes, promotions and bonuses at work, amazing new hoovers, and being an embarrassing drunk. Read Week 18: Striptease.