Rowan’s Weeknotes

Weekly updates about what’s happening in my life. If you want more regular but less structured updates, check out my notes.

  1. Week 93: Good Little Cog

    Me lounging on the bed instead of doing something interesting.

    A week of relentless positivity, cute logos, delicious food, Rust, book clubs, tequila, BeReal, and reading witness statements. Read Week 93: Good Little Cog.

  2. Week 92: Unwelcome Guests

    A week of book clubs, reading again, new team members, learning to code, summer birthdays, Kalimotxo Blondes, and a new housemate. Read Week 92: Unwelcome Guests.

  3. Week 91: Huddersfield

    Me, Charlotte, Jenn, and Chris in a photo booth. I'm wearing a poop-shaped hat and beer glasses, Chris is wearing a tiara, Jenn is wearing a mask, and Charlotte has a shark hat on

    A week of birthdays, aircon, pizza, unexpected visitors, quirky accommodation, weddings in Huddersfield, Torn by Natalie Imbruglia. Read Week 91: Huddersfield.

  4. Week 90: Dopamine

    My living room with three walls painted a rich dark green and looking a lot more like a home

    A week of wall painting, shelf buying, mid-year reviews, wedding celebrations, Somali food, dopamine, the theatre, and a country walk. Read Week 90: Dopamine.

  5. Week 89: Secret Bar

    Arjun and I cheersing Jägerbombs

    A week of being back to reality, remembering to code, FT rounders, birthdays, marvel, small horses, good food, and small humans. Read Week 89: Secret Bar.

  6. Week 88: Emma & Perry

    Me with a beard full of pink glitter and Charlotte with a glittery flower painted on her face

    A week of jet lag, sunsets and rainbows, kayaking, 30th birthdays, Jägerbombs, happy couples, glitter beards, and returning to work. Read Week 88: Emma & Perry.

  7. Week 87: Full of Beans

    A volcano surrounded by rainforest

    A week of many beans, ripe avocado, lots of travelling, rainforest walks, tubing, bungee jumps, bad news, and nice people. Read Week 87: Full of Beans.

  8. Week 86: Pura Vida!

    Charlotte standing on a bridge in the rain

    A week of long flights, beautiful scenery, bumpy car journeys, zip-lining, hummingbirds, and great food. Read Week 86: Pura Vida!.

  9. Week 85: Two-Day Week

    A week of being back in London, birthday drinks, great food, ultimatums, Costa Rica preparations, and Adam. Read Week 85: Two-Day Week.

  10. Week 84: Türkiye

    A short waterfall with frothing water

    A week of sun, sea, swimming, overeating, overdrinking, long sunny walks, waterfalls, empty clubs, and a summer look. Read Week 84: Türkiye.

  11. Week 83: Double Rainbow

    A double rainbow over Loch Tay

    A week of TV binges, a stag weekend in Scotland, whisky tastings, highland games, zorb football, airsoft, lovely friends, and good coffee. Read Week 83: Double Rainbow.

  12. Week 82: Pasta Puttanesca

    My matching shorts and shoes

    A week of incidents, spreadsheets, pasta puttanesca, shy little cats, holiday preparations, channelling Glynn, creepy horoscopes, and a fun party. Read Week 82: Pasta Puttanesca.

  13. Week 81: Lederhosen Wario

    Me sat looking at the TV in black dungarees over a yellow T-shirt

    A week of 4 am calls, birthday vodka, a truly shocking Eurovision result, dungarees, smugness, and some error handling. Read Week 81: Lederhosen Wario.

  14. Week 80: Heartstopper

    My wordle guess distribution. one guess: 0 times, two guesses: 3 times, three guesses: 26 times, four guesses: 60 times, five guesses: 26 times, six guesses: 3 times

    A week of 100% test coverage, large-scale terraforming, perfect Wordle scores, birthday drinks, accidental wine, and a new favourite TV series. Read Week 80: Heartstopper.

  15. Week 79: 2000s Bangers

    A tart cooling on top of the cooker

    A week of board game triumph, automated releases, demoting myself, excellent colleagues, extremely fun club nights, rhubarb being in season, and some family visits. Read Week 79: 2000s Bangers.

  16. Week 78: Brighton

    A polaroid picture of Rowan and Charlotte in wedding attire, holding a bouquet and smiling

    A week of regency glamour, heaving offices, too much prosecco, birthday dinners, beautiful weddings, severed heads, ceilidhs, and cute polaroids Read Week 78: Brighton.

  17. Week 77: Lawyers

    A cute dog resting his head on a pillow

    A week of being by myself some more, sun and shorts, reduced stress, some leaving drinks, some Jägerbombs, wild garlic season, and a cute dog named Magnus. Read Week 77: Lawyers.

  18. Week 76: Cantina Carnitas

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    A week of being by myself, side projects, test coverage, a funeral, driving around Beds/Herts, eating the best burrito, listening to Progressive House, and hungover re-runs. Read Week 76: Cantina Carnitas.

  19. Week 75: Perfect Coverage

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    A week of feeling alive, spending a bunch more money, smart toothbrushes, bottomless brunch, exciting OKRs, Killing Eve, and some tweaks to Masterchef. Read Week 75: Perfect Coverage.

  20. Week 74: Ottoman

    A week of negative tests, storage for towels, art deco vibes, Express error handling, open windows, and some more playing with AWS. Read Week 74: Ottoman.