Lifenotes #14: October & November 2021

The one with all the in person conferences ๐Ÿฅณ

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โœจ Highlights

  • DDD East Midlands was such good fun! And a great foray into IRL conferences again ๐ŸŽ‰
  • Went into the Monzo office for the first time ๐Ÿš€
  • Started attending BSL classes again, after a forced covid hiatus.
  • Went to React Advanced with my new workmates, it was great โœจ
  • Family came to visit for a few days ๐Ÿ’›
  • State of the browser was awesome. Got to meet some web twitter friends IRL and hang out โ˜บ๏ธ
  • I succumbed to the hype (and the despondency over my 2018 MBP keyboard) and got a new mac! I ended up going for the 16" M1 Max, and this thing is so silent and fast ๐Ÿคฉ
  • Caught up with a friend after a long time ๐Ÿ’›
  • Went to a Brownies STEM event and it was so much fun! ๐ŸŽ‰
  • First Homebrew back in person! ๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿผโ€๐Ÿ’ป

๐ŸŽฎ Played/Read/Watched

๐Ÿ“ธ Pics


Collage of pictures from October: me riding a bright yellow electric scooter; my Monzo colleagues and I at React Advanced; a wall from the Monzo office that reads: 'Making money work for everyone'; Thom wearing bright yellow coat standing in the sunshine; my mum, my nephews and I in front of the Major Oak in Sherwood Forest; a train selfie; Thom and I at Broadway Cinema; each of my nephews monkeying around the forest; Jen and I at one of the DDD East Midlands talks.


Collage of pictures from November: My back garden all snowed in; the box for my new pale blue iPhone; my new brownie fascinate badge; a squirrel eating from our bird feeders; Anna, Jamie and I at Ludorati for Homebrew Website Club.