Mad Malawi Mountain Mission

May 19, 2014

This autumn I’m going to Malawi to climb Mount Mulanje. You might not have heard of it, but it’s 3,000m high and the tallest mountain in southern Africa. I will be walking 15 miles a day uphill, carrying a heavy backpack. I will be bitten by mosquitoes and other flying buzzy things. It’ll be hard […]

Ubuntu Podcast – Season 7 starts tomorrow!

April 1, 2014

Tomorrow evening we’ll be bringing a brand new season of the Ubuntu Podcast to your ears. After an extended winter break, we’re ready to dust off our microphones and mixers, fire up our laptops and dive head first into the new season. We’ll be streaming the show live at 2030 BST so you can listen […]

The most wonderful time of the year

December 17, 2013

As the year draws to a close, so does this sixth season of the Ubuntu Podcast. We always take a break over Christmas and New Year to spend time with our families and recharge our batteries. It really does help maintain our energy and enthusiasm for doing the show. We made quite a few changes […]

What makes a wedding more awesome? A raffle.

December 2, 2013

I’ve just published my write-up of Elly and Rob’s 1940s village fete themed wedding in Winchester over on my wedding website. It was great fun, with a fantastic performance from The Three Belles and a raffle. As anyone who has been to OggCamp will know, I love a raffle. In fact, some of the prizes in […]

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 […]