The Red Side of Mental Health 02 Jul 2015

There’s a side of mental health that I haven’t openly talked about. That side is money. Not an easy thing to talk about. When I went off work I was on full paid leave for the maximum amount of days, I then went on to statutory. Statutory didn’t even cover my rent so I blew through all my savings while I was off work. Like mental health in general the financial recovery has been difficult. I could have made it a lot easier on myself but I thought it was important to at least keep up with at least 60-70%...

Drupalcon Barcelona 27 Jun 2015

This is an unpublished post that I’ve only just got round to posting. I’m writing this 3 days before everyone finds out that I’ll be part of the Thursday keynote. Let me back track a bit. 19th July - Friday - I published a blog post with my candid take on the week. I went to bed then at 00:15 my phone dinged. Hannah was out so figured it was her getting in touch, I have pretty stringent rules on my phone so only the most important notifications ping me. I check my phone to see an email from Amanda...

Fucking tough. 19 Jun 2015

This week has been tough. Fucking tough. I’d like to think I was transparent about things. I aim to be. But it’s tough. I skirt the line of being offensive/hyper critical/moaning old bastard. I have to be careful of what I say out of some kind of fucking moral code (sorry for the swearing mum). I have a love hate relationship with development, I’m working two jobs, my day job and my projects outside of work. One keeps the bills paid the other keeps me interested in PHP. It’s an odd balance. I’m rambling… this week has been tough. It’s...

One Morning of Spotify Fails 15 Jun 2015

This morning I decided to document all the issues I had with Spotify over the passed 4 hours. Here is a list: Persistent notifications - It’s gone from 3 to 1 without me doing anything! Flashing UI - Randomly flashes distracting me from work. Doesn’t remember position when viewing all albums. Playing a track in all albums view doesn’t appear on the specific album view - it appears like albums on artists pages aren’t linked. Shows wrong track playing in the bottom left corner. Giving the window focus took me to the top of the artists page for no reason....

Drush Docset for Dash 01 Jun 2015

Last night my drush docset for Dash was accepted into the User Contributed section. This means you can now get the following drush commands offline through Dash: Drush Core Features Coder Search Api Module Builder Migrate Registry Rebuild If you want to use this with Zeal then you can download the docset from here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/ovihch607piylur/Drush.tgz?dl=0

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