OggCamp 13 was just awesome

October 21, 2013

I’ve just got back from an epic weekend at OggCamp. For my money this was the best event yet. There was a great atmosphere from the start. The exhibitors and hardware hackers kept everyone entertained and the Leaf tea shop provided the fuel necessary to get through a day. We even had giant beanbags and […]

Odds and ends

October 15, 2012

It’s been a busy week. In fact, October is turning out to be a massively busy month. I’m not complaining, but it rather came out of nowhere! Hence this blog post is a little list of things that have happened in the last week. I mentioned last week that I’d recorded a couple of interviews […]

The Great Big OggCamp Photo Project

August 27, 2012

I ran a photo project to make a portrait of everyone at OggCamp. I took my camera kit, a couple of speedlights, modifiers and a background stand. Alan had arranged for a roll of white seamless to be delivered to… the hotel down the road from the venue (leading me to re-enact scenes from The Plank […]

Ubuntu Membership

August 31, 2011

Partly inspired by Lorna Jane‘s talk at OggCamp, I have decided to pursue membership of the Ubuntu project. I’ve been involved with Ubuntu for several years, but have never seriously considered applying for membership as my contributions have been in areas other than development. I don’t really program and I don’t file many bugs (at least, not compared […]

OggCamp banners

June 15, 2011

Thanks to Fab you can now get a shiny OggCamp banner to exhibit on your website, like this: This is especially exciting as it’s only 59 days till OggCamp 11! Get them from There’s also a twibbon you can get hold of from Pin It