Sketchy Development

Dream Daddy: 5th December 2018

Previously I had a royal failure of a day with the Boychild. I’m happy to present you its antithesis, one of the most in sync and productive days so far. 4am: I took…

Downer Daddy: 27th November 2018

This is a reflection on a long and lethargic day. I took no notes at the time due because I never got a chance to. It made me realise the sampling bias of…

Daddy Day: 31st October 2018

A diary of sorts. All grandparents have returned home, Baby Momma is at work, Boy is nearly three months old, and this is my first full day alone with him. I want to…

The Genetic Code

Back in 2007 I did a brilliant course called Computational Genomics. I enjoyed it so much that I stayed on to do a PhD. One project was on the Genetic Code. This code…

A Holiday at Work

Two weeks working by myself, direct with our customer, and I feel phenomenal. During this time I’ve broken down two relatively large technical projects, pushed forward with four user groups, and opened up…

Work, Life, Balance

I started writing this blog after spotting that many of my good habits had eroded. Warning signs of an unhealthy me include: Lost exercise routine Neglected hobbies Hurried and reactive work Less socialising…

Genesis 1: A Creative Crisis

In the beginning God crafted some incredible content. And God saw that the content was good, and he posted it on Instagram. He received 20 likes in the first hour. And there was…

Relentless Capture

GTD. Getting Things Done. We also hear of GSD, Getting Shit Done, which is more apt. Many of these things are unnecessary, so why must we get them done? I recently felt the…

Why I Started This Blog

Monday evening: my final video call of the day ends. It was pleasant but I’m shattered. I got up to brush my teeth and my girlfriend gave me a funny look, “are you…