DrupalGov Canberra 2014

To those who know me, the past couple of weeks in my schedule have been fairly jam packed with DrupalGov items. Like an aperture window, each part of the pre-planning stage relies on its neighbour before carefully interlocking in place. DrupalGov Canberra, Asia Pacific and Australia’s only Government centric…

PRD suck

For anyone who is in the process of renting a property in Canberra and are looking at properties advertised by PRDnationwide I'd advise a little caution prior to signing the contract and finalising the deal. Moving InIn around November 2012 I started looking for a new place to rent so…

Best practices, workflow and how not to break your site

On Friday August 23rd, I was part of a contingent of Acquia employees attending a Drupal conference in my current home city of Canberra. DrupalGov Canberra was a day long event with speakers and attendees from all over Australia. With Drupal already having a strong foothold in the private sector…

Wenatex: How I went to a free dinner

A while ago I was invited to a Wenatex event and wrote a fairly popular article about it. Recently I received another invitation and decided to attend the event, take notes, obtain information and generally be a conduit through which people can ascertain more information about the company and what…

Drupal Sprint Weekend Canberra March 9th-10th 2013

Following the post on g.d.o, I have decided to host a sprint in Canberra! We have two potential venues depending on the number of people who wish to attend, both very close to the city, with excellent transport links and food close by. At present I plan on…

Hallowe'en Planning

It is my aim to host ​the best Hallowe'en party​ that my friend group can attend this year. I'm not even wanting the dubious accolade of 'best ever' or even 'best of 2012', I know my limits. I've been to a couple of events in the last couple of years.…

DD isn't necessarily bad

For those responsible amongst you who do not have a non-drinker in their midst the perennial question before going out of an evening is, or should be, who is the designated driver. Only yesterday the NSW government released the 'Plan B' anti-drink driving advertisements which are focused entirely on ensuring…

Wenatex: How I was invited to a free dinner

UPDATE: My first hand experience of a Wenatex dinner/event. I was at a friend's house a couple of nights ago when we were shown a letter that came through their door. It was an invitation to an obligation free dinner and seminar hosted by Wenatex for a couple of…