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Coffee Experiments
Mar 13, 2021

I guess I should update the ‘blog?1 Not an easy thing to do these days, since even finding the time to do something as self-indulgent as public journaling probably just means there’s something else I could be doing instead, but maybe it’s an experiment I would like to continue?

I should be sleeping
Jul 5, 2016

Another late night for me. My project at work is pretty demanding, with very tight deadlines and quite a bit to do in each sprint. I’m trying to keep on top of it, but it does mean I’ve done a bit more “out of hours work” than I’d like.

Public transport blues
Sep 10, 2014

It doesn’t take much: one smarmy bus driver and my mood has taken a dive. Transport NSW (I think it is) is rolling out a new NFC ticketing system called Opal, very similar by all accounts to Myki in Melbourne (but not compatible, right?

Good morning, Self.
Nov 11, 2012

Good morning, Self! Not the greatest nights’ sleep last night, as Jules woke at an ungodly 3:30am. Luckily (for me) Danielle took care of him ’til circa 7am, at which point we swapped and she crashed.

A vicious cycle
Sep 26, 2012

I rode home from work for the first time tonight. It was not an unbridled success. Oh, nothing too dramatic – I just need a hell of a lot more practice, both at cycling and at navigation.

Catching up on the last few months
Aug 25, 2012

A lot has been happening. So much, in fact, that I haven’t found the time (and energy) to document it — our “long way home” has taken an unexpected turn with a new job and life in Canberra.

Crossbows and winos
Aug 9, 2009

I wandered down to the Tower Of London from work one lunch-time last week, planning to mingle with the tourists and pretend/imagine I was one of them. Instead, I stumbled upon a demonstration of archaic weaponry!

Snowed under with work
Feb 2, 2009

It is snowing in London today. The worst in 18 years, says Danielle’s cabby, and more set for tomorrow. Most of the tube is down, or severely delayed – not the Victoria Line, strangely – and my office is just about empty.

Forward, soldiers
Oct 30, 2007

The week begins. For me it began with a cup of green tea, rather than a coffee, and I’m feeling somewhat weird so I don’t know whether it’s because of that or just whatever was giving me a headache this morning (which is still around a little bit, despite taking nurofen).