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New job!

Back in September last year, I was quite excited to be taking up residence at my old workplace. It was different going back – I was working a slightly different role, there were some new faces, and the outsourcing team

Posted in work

Melbourne Junket

We’re hosting two of our offshore developers from the Philippines at work at the moment, and given that they’re both well into their sports, the powers that be decided it would be prudent to take them down to Melbourne to

Posted in travel, work

This and that

Since having two kids, I have definitely found that its much harder to find the time to blog as frequently as I used to. Each night, in our heads, we have the kids “tucked in by 7 PM”, but in

Posted in cystic fibrosis, life in australia, migraines, work

The Summer of George

I finished up working at Equator IT last Friday. Its been a roller-coaster of a ride, and working in such a tiny company is definitely a long way removed from a big corporate gig. I learned a lot from the

Posted in work

YOW Conference

Last week, Ben and I attended the YOW Software Developer’s conference at the Brisbane convention centre. It was great! I wasn’t sure if it would be worth the money or not, but I’m really glad that I went. It was

Posted in geek, technical, work

Farewell Dingu Blue

A few weeks ago I was presented with a great opportunity for a new role. I had no intention of leaving Dingu Blue, but after talking it through with my team leader and boss, I decided that the opportunity was

Posted in work

Co-workers at home

Our household is just getting over some pre-winter bugs which have been knocking us around for weeks; so much so that Kristy and I have both ended up on antibiotics! We’re near the end of the course now though so

Posted in oscar, work

Not quite survivor

As a bit of a team building effort, everyone at work recently went down to the Gold Coast to participate in the Corporate Challenge Raft Regatta. Essentially, this involved participating in four different challenges, where each challenge had a reward

Posted in work

Floods – again

Brisbane is on flood alert again after Cyclone Oswald hammered the coast over the Australia Day long weekend. Its times like this that we’re very thankful to be at the top of a hill, and something like 60 metres above

Posted in weather, work

Kristy’s new job

Well everyone, I got a new job! I don’t recall exactly when, though I think it was late April. I’m working two days a week at an engineering firm at South Bank, and so far it’s going swell! It’s very

Posted in life in australia, work

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