Atomic Chess

Atomic Chess

Getting Jamie into bed each night means sticking to a routine and I have my routine down pat now. We eat dinner together, then he brushes his teeth while I do the dishes, then it’s time for a game, reading a book, and then bed. Sometimes we throw in a call to...
City A.M.: Thoughts on Macron

City A.M.: Thoughts on Macron

I had a couple of thoughts on Emmanuel Macron’s chances of reforming France in London’s City A.M. this morning: Emmanuel Macron won the race for the Elysee and has now been achieved a large majority in the National Assembly. But while the French voters may...
Review: Camino Island, by John Grisham

Review: Camino Island, by John Grisham

By the time I climbed on the train home from Paris on Saturday evening I was ready to leave work behind. It had been a long slog and though the result was fantastic, the work was fatiguing and I was looking forward to relaxing. Unlike the trip up to Paris a few days...
Father’s Day

Father’s Day

Today is Father’s Day and it’s been a great day. I woke up a few minutes before Jamie which, as I was very tired from the last couple of weeks, I was happy with. Being after 7am, this counts as a sleep in for me and a nice start to the day. Jamie was up...
Paname

Paname

The final day of WordCamp Europe (WCEU17) today and I am taking the train back to Lyon this evening just in time to collect Jamie for Father’s Day tomorrow. It’s going to be another long day after a series of long days but, thankfully, it will also be the...