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Stuff Michael Meeks is doing
As part of my 4D chess / cunning plan to convince
everyone I'm more foolish even than I seem - I got up super
early, and took a train to London/St Pancras to discover I
was a day early for my train; bother. Got some quiet
code-reading in on the train home at least.
Planning call, sync with Naomi & Pedro, finalized
annual reviews, and dispatched numbers left & right.
Up early, off to visit Naomi in Loughborough; met her
at Holywell Church
and enjoyed the service together.
Out for a pub lunch together, and back to for a guided
tour of engineering things - interesting. Out to visit Ruth &
boys very briefly to drop some hardware off.
Bid 'bye to N. and drove home; dinner, bed early.
J. out to counselling training; slept exhaustedly for much
of the morning; lunch with the babes, slugged. Cleaned up blog.
Discovered lots of un-read and answered E-mail in the
backlog; bother - worked on that.
Partner call, sync with Miklos; another partner sync.
Got to some debugging and hacking finally - whoot; found a nasty
incremental view update regression & eventually fixed it late.
Technical planning call, sync with finance & Deirdre on
end of year comp adjustments - monster spreadsheets of doom; good
testing action: why is it that problems tend to only show up in
the most confidential documents - and in the least debuggable places?
Into the office quickly to free up some rack-space; wiped
misc. hardware. Started working back through E-mail.
Partner sync, chat with some friends, sync with Naomi,
weekly sales call, Mark showed up to look at our plumbing
problems - nice. Quick sync with some FLOSS leaders.
Catch up for overdue 1:1's, sync with Stelios &
Mitch, new hardware ordering action; undergoing a bigger
Mail chew; early QA call, planning call, lunch,
marketing call(s), some admin, TDF board call, dinner.
Forgot all-evening PCC meeting - bother.
All Saints, violin mostly, Robert spoke well; back
for roast lunch. Relaxed & watched movies while also
taxi'ing kids from A to B variously.
Up late, J. out - pottered around the house mending
things and tidying up variously. Visited Mark in our old home
to get a recommendation on a plumber to fix our pump.
Mail chew; bit of hacking on OSL sandboxing; J. back
and David over for a pizza dinner, and some Codenames + lego
assembly goodness together; got a better sandbox cut merged
before bed for CI results on Monday.
Partner call, sync with Lily & Andras; lunch,
another partner call, admin, legal call.
Ad-hoc visit from the very engaging & switched
on Principle of Tyndale
House, amusingly over-cited for re-discovery of a
star catalog, but more importantly for his contributions to
Biblical Scholarship. A very interesting chap. My friend
James has impressive Gaunxi it seems.
Up early; feeling somewhat better, technical
planning call - lots of ideas to further improve quality.
Mail backlog chewage, catch up with Andras, and Anna.
Slowly recovering; slides. Monthly All Hands
call, lots to say, over-ran by an hour; legal call in
Slept somewhat feverishly; voice nearly completely gone;
cancelled a day of 1:1's. Partner call, worked on slides for
monthly mgmt meeting; had that.
Most interesting to see the Kiteworks
acquisition announcement. Got to a bit of hacking;
call with Holger lateish; bed.
Slept remarkably badly; something about coughing &
congestion that's not conducive to sleep. With deep regret swapped
Richard in for the OpenUK Awards
Miklos ran the planning call; I listened here & there
and typed. Setup VPN (again) with Mitch afterwards; lunch; mail
Finally got to some tangled financial bits & eventually
to a little hacking.
Up lateish, voice nearly gone, All Saints - played
bass & violin, used last of voice catching up with people.
Home for a fine steak lunch - slugged throatily and
watched movies; bit of gardening with J. more slugging.
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