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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

WebDU

As I randomly mentioned, I flew to Sydney on Wednesday the three day WebDU conference. I barely took any photos, except for of my fellow workmates one day when we were sitting at the coffee shop. So, to make this

Posted in work

Wheels

It wasn’t long after I started riding to work that I decided I had done enough trips to justify a new set of wheels. I think I lasted maybe five journeys on my mountain bike before deciding that an upgrade

Posted in bicycle, new stuff, work

Farewell, David and Carol!

One of the best things about working on our little street in Newstead has been the Pipi Designs Espresso Store. Not only did it mean that delicious coffee was only a short stroll away, but the two proprietors – David

Posted in coffee, work

A night on the town

After months of hard work building the software for SmartClinics, Kristy and I enjoyed a well deserved night out on Saturday, along with Ben and Michelle, and Lou and Steve. It was great! Whilst the kids all had sleep-overs with

Posted in life in australia, work

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