Road Trip to the Grand Canyon

My team at Automattic, who just so happen to be named Phoenix, planned a meetup in January of this year to Phoenix, Arizona. Phoenix in Phoenix! It’s always been a dream of mine to see the Grand Canyon and I took the chance to loop in a visit a week before our meetup with two of […]

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In Bruges and a Misplaced Camera

If I grew up on a farm, and was retarded, Bruges might impress me but I didn’t, so it doesn’t. Colin Farrell’s character in In Bruges does not provide the most glowing review of the City and I initially dismissed it as a handy stopping point in between Brussels and Amsterdam when backpacking across Europe. Though I didn’t have […]

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Seeking Words of Wisdom

These photos are from 2013, when I was lucky enough to visit Japan with my sister. My sister (on the utmost right) and a couple of her team mates are reading the “ema” at a shrine just outside of Tokyo. “Ema” is the name given to the wooden plaques that people write their prayers on and […]

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The Best Laid Schemes of Mary and Siobhan

While looking through old photos (I’ve been doing that a lot lately!) I came across these ones of me and my friend, Mary, sleeping in tiny three-tier night train bunk beds. We were inter-railing around Europe at the time and, in these photos, were on our way from Berlin to Vienna. The night was pretty sleepless and […]

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