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Trying to pick who joins the coding club is wrong

I’ll start with a personal controversial statement: I’ve never liked nor attended many “women’s events”. The very few I’ve been to I felt very uncomfortable hearing stories of being a victim. I’ve never seen myself as a victim in my industry, … Continue reading

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Unconditional acceptance

Recently, I’ve been seeing a psychotherapist to deal with some phobias (I have a fear of flying, and speaking on stages) and more general anxiety problems I have. They’ve been an ongoing problem for me, since my early teens. They’re … Continue reading

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2009 wrap up, and a very merry Christmas!

It’s been so long since I wrote.  Mostly due to being super busy helping the data.gov.uk team work on their strategy for engaging the open data community.  It’s a great role and the team I’m working with are so passionate, … Continue reading

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HELP ME HELP MY STEP BRUVVA!

I don’t normally do this buuuut… .. my step bro is up for windsurfer of the year, and he totally deserves it. His Mum has asked me for any help to get him voted in, and thankfully unlike the usual … Continue reading

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Not so social media

During my pregnancy I’ve been very careful to try and keep in the usual loops I’m in for social, work, and networking. I figured that during my final months of pregnancy and afterwards, I’d really rely on the networks I’d … Continue reading

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In the words of Dr. Egon Spengler: Don’t cross the streams!

Since becoming pregnant, and dealing the concept of not just my personal information but also my impending daughter’s, I’ve been led down a train of thought about splitting out my Twitter stream. I’ve used Twitter with just one account since … Continue reading

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I’m still here, honest gov

It’s been a while since I posted last, I have a few things written up to post about, but to be honest – I’m just not in the mood right now. I’ve just finished a 3 month project for a … Continue reading

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