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  • Three Is The Magic Number

    A overview of my time in technology. I try to treat a lot of my career and personal development much like I would a technical iteration. I conduct retros, plan my work, try to put it in workable manageable chunks and tackle one thing at a time. To some degree...


  • What's up in Nott's?

    Nottingham's excellent tech scene and offerings. Nottingham is a great place to be in tech, and not only because of the brilliant businesses and projects see the Tech Nation report from last year. It has a fantastic community and culture, as well as events and experiences to enjoy. Here is...


  • Changing your Google Adverts

    Improve your online life. Change your targeted ads. Why this might be helpful Google enables you to change your targeted adverts so you can indicate what you do and don’t want to see. There are numerous reasons why I think this is and amazing feature. First, there is gender targeted...


  • Goodbye WIT & Thank You

    A look back at my time founding and organising Women In Tech Nottingham after handing over the reigns Women In Tech Nottingham had it’s first event in April of last year. It had taken months of discussions with sponsors, venues, organising social accounts, meeting potential speakers, getting advice from current...


  • NDC Oslo 2017

    A summary of my time as a volunteer at NDC Oslo 2017 How it began After having a brilliant time volunteering at NDC London earlier this year blog post here I snatched the chance to volunteer at Oslo. Moreton and I booked our flights and hotel, packed our bags and...


  • Hack24 '17, The Greatest Place On Earth

    A summary of Hack24 2017. Also, a love letter to Hack24. My Tech Life and Tech Notts. Tech Nottingham, Hack24 and the people involved are incredibly close to my heart. Moreton (my taller half) took me to Tech Nottingham before I even started my Computer Science course. I think this...


  • My First NDC

    My experience of being a volunteer at NDC London 2017. NDC has been built up in my head as this awesome, magical conference ever since Moreton came back from it two years ago. Part of this was because he came back an excited kid, telling all these stories of the...


  • Be A Great Engineer - WITConf, University of Birmingham

    My very first talk - speaking at the Women In Tech Conference 2.0 at The University of Birmingham. About The Day After a 4.30am rise, train journey in, and one terrible coffee; I had arrived at the University of Birmingham. I had been invited to speak at the Women In...


  • NodeConf London

    Overview of NodeConf London 2016 Agenda The NodeConf London included the following talks: Kassandra Perch - Robots, code and people Nikhila Ravi - Server-less architecture in the wild James Halliday - The disintermediated web Christian Heilmann - Making ES6 happen with ChakraCore and Node Colin Ihrig - State of Node.js...


  • Microservices Day

    Overview of Microservices Day London 2016 Common Themes: Docker Cloud / AWS Canary Testing / Release Blue-Green Deployment SWIM Agenda The Agenda of the day included: Fred George - How to enable organizations to go faster Adrian Trenaman - Fighting the Good Fight at the Hot Gates of Micro-Services Richard...