Ambition, Failure, and my Favourite Podcast

plant growing out of some rocks

I was listening to the last episode of season 1 of my friend Diana’s podcast “Should We”, and the title of this one is called “Should We Actually Try?” I love Should We because I love Diana, and because there’s something about listening to a podcast where two friends who know each other well are […]

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No Computer Day

Cat is sitting on top of a laptop.

I don’t think any credible writing about time management can start without acknowledging certain things. I am single, have no other responsibilities, work mostly remotely. and live typically either in a hotel or in an apartment with a weekly cleaning service, in a central part of town. What is “No Computer Day?” It’s a day […]

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This Week

Life Last week in London so rushing around catching up with people, felt like I spent the week running around but not really achieving very much. Went for lunch at Facebook (fab) and had some good meetings. Spent an evening in Brighton, and ventured out to suburbia for a Science Extravaganza on behalf of Stemettes, […]

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Things To Write When I’ve Nothing To Say

chaos tree

I’ve had horrible writers block lately. The list of things I can’t write yet (or maybe ever) drowns out the things I would like to. And so a Deadline Looms because according to the schedule I’m due to write something and I sit with my laptop open, a blank screen in front of me, and try […]

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This Week

Life I have had the most eventful and exhausting week. It started off so well – really great day Monday, progress on on a demo, catching up with friends before I leave London. And then the shower in my apartment broke, I had to move out two weeks early, and I spent the weekend at […]

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This Week

Life Lots of interesting meetings, NativeSummit (which was cool), Women in Tech meetup at Facebook, and a meetup for the Nesta Hack my friend and I are taking part in next weekend. Starting to prep talks for next year, which is fun. Confirming two more conferences to speak at soon! And playing with AutoLayout. Media Watching […]

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#GHC13: Panel on Entrpreneurship

baby duck

One of the things I really liked about this session was that it was three older women, and not all of them lived in the Valley (sadly I can’t find the description of the panel or the panelists). So much of what I read and hear about tech startups is SV based, that it’s extremely […]

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This Week

:- new arrival

Life Such a dull week, I’d been feeling under the weather for a while and it hit me with a vengeance. So I spent 4 days on the sofa barely moving and feeling extremely sorry for myself! Then went to spend some time with my family for the weekend. And, get an eye test. I ordered […]

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This Week

Life My week consisted of just work and the gym, but I had a wonderfully social weekend – my friend’s engagement party on a boat, brunch, and the V&A. Also managed to get in some Cate-time – gym, reading a novel, etc. Work Busy exhausting, but in a good way. I feel like my project […]

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This Week

Life Last year was rough, and even though things are a lot better now, I feel like I’m still experiencing… emotional aftershocks. I felt that this week. I’m not in The Dark Place anymore, but sometimes I’m reminded of it, and I see it again, and it scares me. But I went to the gym (I […]

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