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Stuff Michael Meeks is doing
Poked at some hackery, added some debugging bits to the
forkit to chase a problem. Submitted a LibOCon paper
really looking forward to meeting up with people in person. And
continued working on our very awesome (but no longer co-located)
days which will be in Berlin immediately afterwards with Eloy.
Mail chew, catch-up calls left & right; calls with
interns & Pedro.
Band practice with H. in the evening ; chat with Thorsten.
David arrived early, off into London together - long tube
ride, admired the Elizabeth line with E. - out to Grenwich Park
for lunch. Checked out a camera-assisted Aldi test-store: taking
things and putting them in your bag makes you feel like a
On to the Nautical museum, Queens museum, then enjoyed
climbing over the Millennium dome as a family with David,
Wagamamas afterwards, tube/drive home.
Mail chew, planning call, partner call, sat in on the first
part of the TDF board call. Setup calls with interns, tried to clear
various decks approaching holidays.
AllSaints PCC meeting; minuted.
All Saints in the morning, Alex played Bass for the 1st time:
nice, can play the violin instead. Pizza lunch. Read LOTR to babes.
Cleaned up and circulated the PCC minutes.
Up; poked at mail briefly; out to get some skirting
from the wonderful Barhams,
great service. Home, lunch, fitted in J's counselling room,
cut holes for lights.
Did two on-line Anglican SafeGuarding courses of 90mins
each, less traumatic than feared - and mostly common sense it
H's birthday - two back-to-back celebrations of babes.
Out to Holkham beach - enjoyed prolonged slugging & slept
in the sun for a bit while babes chatted, paddled & played.
Fish & Chips on the way home.
J's 50th birthday, babes prepared a cooked breakfast
for her, presents, cards. 1:1 with Miklos, COOL community call.
Assembled J's swinging seat with the babes over lunch.
Very pleasant catch-up with Miguel, what a hero - got
a lot of reading. House group BBQ in the evening - good to see
lots of people.
Early partner call, weekly sales call, early lunch.
CP all hands meeting, C'bra quarterly mgmt meeting.
Band practice in the evening with H. - Alex on bass
for the 1st time.
Catch up with Kendy, Cor; intern interview, lunch, another
intern interview, partner sales call. Thank God for AC in the
Monthly mgmt meeting, Gnome AB call in the evening.
Bid 'bye to the Eves; took E. to school, chewed mail,
planning call; lunch. Partner mail. Slides.
All Saints in the morning with Tim & S + H. music
and encouragement. Home for a pizza lunch. Got Time & S.
into windlands on Quest in the afternoon. Prince of Egypt
in the evening, tea, bed.
Up early, got a number of things sorted out around the
house - windows insulated, tried to adjust M's bloc-blind which
seems to want to cut a hole in itself.
Tim & Suzie, and family
over after lunch - lovely to see them, rested outside in the
garden for a while and caught up on SIL, Thailand, software,
Graphite and more.
Took J. to the on-call doctor late; thank God for
Mail chew, rescued J. from flat-tire nightmare at Tesco.
Home - Miriam Harley over with Mike to see us.
Amused by Lubos' huge
calc optimization blog. As always - the hardest part in improving
LibreOffice is finding customers who want to make a positive impact to
FLOSS by getting support; with thanks to Gerald.
Customer & Partner call, catch up with Gokay, and Jos.
Mail chew, call with Miklos. Out to drive J. for some minor
outpatient surgery. Lunch. Poked at memory sharing between forkit
children and their parents with Noel for a bit. Positive Bible Study
group in the evening.
Mail chew, holding the fort for Eloy in sales: fun.
Dev show & tell from most of the team at lunch-time, with some
hack-week news too - great to see the good things people have
been working on.
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