Photos from WordCamp Europe 2016

I work with so many wonderful photographers that I've stopped taking photos myself when I'm around them. There are always so many terrific photos that come out afterwards which other people have taken. Here are some of them. This one was taken by Elio. We look like gangsters, don't you think? It looks like I've got… Continue reading Photos from WordCamp Europe 2016

Vienna, WordCamp EU, and Gustav Klimt

I have been remiss in not posting anything for days and days but I have been so busy. WordCamp EU 2016 is now over and all I can say is, WOW! It was so huge with over 2000 people turning up and more than a hundred volunteers. The best part for me was seeing old friends and making… Continue reading Vienna, WordCamp EU, and Gustav Klimt

Edinburgh WordCamp 2015

I'm in Edinburgh. We all came down for the weekend so that I could attend the Edinburgh WordCamp today and it was terrific. How cool is this Scottish bag-pipe-playing Waapu? Skyscanner HQ provided the venue. Skyscanner started with just four employees working out of a tiny office in Leith. They now have several offices all over the… Continue reading Edinburgh WordCamp 2015

Auckland WordCamp and “The Smell”

I went to my very first WordCamp yesterday at Auckland's AUT and it was fabulous. I thoroughly enjoyed the entire day: all the speakers were terrific, the people were incredibly friendly, and I learnt lots. It was a great turn-out with around 130 people all up. I think my talk went reasonably well. The only… Continue reading Auckland WordCamp and “The Smell”

WordCamp Auckland 2014

I'm giving a talk at Auckland WordCamp later this month. Matt Mullenweg volunteered me for this when he was in Auckland recently. We were talking with the Auckland WordPress group and they expressed interest in having someone talk to them about Jetpack. So Matt said I would do it. To which I replied, "Yes, of… Continue reading WordCamp Auckland 2014