What to do, what to do…

As we approach 2021, my brain goes to the ‘things’ I want to do in the coming year. Inevitably I have a range of ideas of projects which would be fun and interesting, but there’s no way I can commit to all of them… Some things that I have in mind… Keep up the blogging …

A week in the life of a Happiness Engineer

I’ve been working at Automattic as a Happiness Engineer on WordPress.com for a little over two years now. The work is varied, and I love it. But the title ‘Happiness Engineer’ doesn’t really explain a lot about what I actually do. I thought it would be good to share what a typical week might look …

On Blogging

At work we’ve started a blogging group. (Side note – who remembers BlogRings? Ah the good old days…) Seeing as we create website/blogging software for a living, it seems fitting a group of us should be regularly wine-tasting the product and seeing how it goes. I’ve just started a new blog about accidentally discovering I’m …

WordCamp Auckland 2019

Last weekend I headed to New Zealand to attend WordCamp Auckland. WordCamps are community driven conferences focused on people who use, create, and support WordPress. It was a fantastic time – with great talks (check out my notes below), awesome people, and some fabulous food (mostly cooked by the family of the organisers). Everyone was …