This month, I boldly went where no one in my family has ever been before. Singapore. It was a trade mission organised by Enterprise Nation which took a delegation of company directors to various locations in the fabulous city of Singapore. The city was striking. To go so far across the world, a fourteen hour flight… Continue reading Singapore Under My Skin
When I sat drinking Zombies with WordPress Wrangler Tom, in Sandanista in Manchester, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. WordCamp Europe. WordCamp Europe was in Paris. Uniting 1900 attendees from around 80 countries. There were another 1000 or so who joined via livestream. It was something amazing to behold. I embarked on… Continue reading WordCamp Europe. A Mancunian In Paris.
On the topic of the History of WordPress, I went to WordCamp Europe, with my mind firmly made up that I would not be able to take my code skills any further. Whilst there I found out my developer skills were more advanced than I had given myself credit for. Maybe becoming a WordPress code… Continue reading History of WordPress
Why do I always get these hair brained schemes? Always I create these perfect visions in my head that turn out to be something completely different. Maybe it’s because once a few months pass, the memories of the screaming and the fighting fade, and I’m left only with the happy imprint of a distant memory.… Continue reading From Malaga to Barcelona With Kids In The Car
October gave rise to my first WordCamp Manchester 2016. I had tonnes of fun. If you have never been to a WordCamp there is something for everyone in the WordPress community. Whether that be as a designer, a developer or a website owner. It was great weekend put together by the WordPress Community. This was… Continue reading WordCamp Manchester 2016
Last week, Danny and I joined Enterprise Nation on one of their #GoGlobal Missions. The mission was to Dublin, Ireland and was designed to help people in the food industry export their products into a new market. Or did I just visit the Temple Bar? I arrived in Dublin and met up with around 35… Continue reading I Went Global With Enterprise Nation #GoGlobal Dublin
On this gloomy Manchester morning we set off to Google. The CreativJam team, Danny, Jess and I, lovingly nicknamed the JamFam, jumped on the Pendolino from Manchester to Euston. On the train we met a lady who was writing her masters thesis in fine art and film. When I sat down, Danny and the woman were chatting… Continue reading Google UK with the JamFam.
This June, Matt, Isla and I flew out to Chicago to meet our internet besties April and Ray. AKA the Knoureks. When we decided to try for Isla, I joined a few online forums, one of which was baby bump. There I met a group of ladies some of whom I have remained good pen… Continue reading When The Wilkinsons met the Knoureks
We are having a baby girl! I just wanted to write a quick update here about life and our baby girl news. Things are going as well as they can be! In May, We went to London for our first anniversary, yes Matthew and I have been together for a full year now, I can… Continue reading Baby Girl
Always love your mother, you’ll never get another. So, earlier this year, I wanted a romantic Valentines Day with Matthew and so I booked one in York. When your fella decides he has to work instead and cancels valentine’s day, what do you do? I thought I would treat my mum instead. My mum is… Continue reading Valentine’s Day with my Best Love, My Mum