A month without caffeine

Towards the end of October I attended and spoke at the MKGN Mental Help event, as part of the inaugural Geek Mental Help week. The evening was fantastic, full of extremely brave and honest talks about mental health related subjects. The reason for this post is that one talk in particular from Cole Henley made me think […]

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Being selfish

For any of you that know me, have seen me speak, or read some of my previous posts on here, you may have noticed that I tend to work a lot. Mostly because I enjoy doing it. Whether it’s coding, writing, organising events, these are things that make me happy so it’s no surprise that I want to do […]

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Riding for rhinos

This year, I’m riding in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 miles event on August 10th! But this sportive isn’t just about me having a fun jaunt around London and Surrey on some closed roads, this time I’m doing the sportive for charity as well, aiming to raise money for a cause I’ve been supporting for a […]

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On 2012: The year of all the things

So the past year has been pretty incredible/overwhelming/busy and everything in between really, so I thought I’d write a quick summary of all the stuff that’s gone on. Sorry if this seems an awfully long rambling post but I really just wanted somewhere to get down what actually happened last year and reflect on it […]

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Burnout

Over the last year or so my involvement in the web industry exploded; I began to look at my career as a love and much more than a job. I enjoyed working so much it was no longer constrained to 9-5, evenings and most weekends were spent doing what I loved, tapping away at code […]

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