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Stuff Michael Meeks is doing
Mail chew, planning call, patch review. Lunch with H.
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All Saints in the morning (school leavers service), H.
on piano; home for a chicken salad in the garden; missed Laura.
Took M. and N. to StAG / punting, watched Snatch with H. picked
up babes, bed.
Mihai and team worked on getting trimming up around our
un-rendered house facade; and the surfaces smoothed out; looking
J&H. out to get flooring, did misc. admin, booked
home in Italy for some days in the summer - looking forward to
A chunk of maths revision with E. interesting how the
algebra bit^wwet-rots with time and other subjects. Emily over
for dinner, watched some Man vs. Bee.
Admin, continued working back through mail. Took E. and
her friends to an escape-room in Cambridge and went to see David.
Back for pizza dinner & rest. E's friends around for a sleepover.
Mihai & team arrived early, got them setup - lovely job
plastering room in a day.
Pleased to see TheRegister write up the new
Catch up with Miklos, partner call, COOL community call bits,
call with Philippe & an old friend.
Today Collabora's app-store experiment with LibreOffice Vanilla
was ended. In time we will write up and publish the data more widely,
make final donations to TDF and as/when sensible finish up some Mac work
in due course. Many thanks to all those who
hard over the years to get LibreOffice into many app-stores - you rock.
Of course - you can still get Collabora
Office for your Mac, and help to support FOSS development that way.
Slide work with Eloy much of the morning.
Really pleased to see so much work from the team, and
the wider community released as Collabora
Online 22.05 - a first cut of our next round of development
work around the next-generation Collabora Online - quicker,
slicker, better, prettier and more.
Partner Council - really good to catch up with and
get feedback from our partners -
companies making awesome things happen in the world of FLOSS.
Community & partner call later. Sync with Miklos.
Band practice early with H. in the evening, Beckie's
Mail, team testing session; marketing review,
Partner Council slide review late in the evening.
Mail chew, new-look, quicker planning call; missed Gokay.
Patch review, dentist appointment & then TDF board call -
the Dentist was fun - a new chap.
All Saints, played with the band. Home for a pizza lunch.
Read to the babes a bit, Chris, Leanna & Annabelle over to
see us for a bit and borrow some tools. Enjoyed the sun together.
Up lateish; pottered around - strimmed some things with
birthday present. David over for lunch, relaxed for a bit,
sawed bits off door corners so they opened more fully &
safely & painted them up.
Mail chew, tried to catch up ineffectively with the backlog.
Went to see M. at her Prom - looking lovely, and smiley in a pretty
yellow dress from Amelia. Natchos for diner, hunted for H. at a
choice of railway stations. Collected M. from a sleep-over via
McDonalds, bed too late.
Up early, breakfast, took babes to school; worked
around the breakfast table happily. Took Eloy, Miklos &
Andras to Stansted.
Mail chew; caught up with family.
Up early; took babes to school; into Cambridge.
More meeting action, catch-up with Caolan over lunch.
Lots more working through of topics, round-up. Back to
Newmarket for a dinner at Unico, slugged in the evening
Into Cambridge to the office for meetings for
much of the day - lovely to have an in-person meet
again. Chewed over the strategic issues together,
lunch & back to work.
Out for a wander through Cambridge, punting,
fine steak dinner (met Tashie), drove home via the
office. Up late.
Mail chew, catch-up with admin & slide prep.
M. home - getting to the end of exams. Out shopping with
Eloy to stock up for the team's arrival.
Caught up with Eloy in the garden, BBQ, picked
up Miklos & Andras together from Stansted. Kendy
Up early, into town, breakfast in the castle court, enjoyed
choir practice and some quiet prayer in the Cathedral. Off to see H.
before heading to Kings Church Durham
having a baptism service in the student union for one of H's friends.
Lugged more baggage to the car, lunch at Hatfield, met
with Elize. Bid a fond 'bye to H. drove to my parents. Lovely tea,
cake, presents, swinging seat construction, too short: drove home.
Met up with the babes & Eloy.
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