One of the amazing rewards that Automattic gives to its employees is a 3 month, fully paid, sabbatical every 5 years. But it got me thinking… would there be a benefit in a more regular “micro sabbatical”?
The above photo was taken 24 years ago at Killerby Old Hall during my wife’s family holiday. Last week we returned to the same location. At least 12 members of the family are missing from this photo. Yeah, it’s grown.
Try and guess which film this is a review of (I’ve edited it to remove anything that may give away the answer)…
WAN-IFRA is an organisation of newspapers and news agencies from around the globe. Each year they have a big gathering – for 2018, this was in Lisbon, Portugal. WordPress.com VIP were a gold sponsor for the event, including sponsorship of the WAN-IFRA phone app, so I returned, for a second time this year, to Lisbon. This […]
Last year, I revealed, after just a few months working and travelling for Automattic, what I carried with me in my backpack. A year on, and many more trips, and that content has changed. The theme for this year is “brown leather”.
It’s been a year since I went to my first ever WordCamp – WordCamp London. And now I’m back for a second attempt.
If you have a number of Lego Minifigs then displaying them is something you may consider. However, official products can be expensive, and will often not hold many. So, I set out creating my own on a relatively shoe-string budget. How does £20 for displaying 66 figures sound?
Sorry, that title is a bad pun. But I needed to make light of something that, otherwise, isn't particularly funny. For a few months now I've started to lose feeling in one of my fingers and generally, strength in my left arm. Here's the story of what happened and what I'm doing about it…
So, let’s talk about names.
I'm 46 and like to play video games – specifically on the PlayStation 4. But age can play a curious role in self-policing when playing online. Let me explain…