Archive for the ‘monthly_update’ Category

April 2022

30Apr22

Pupdate April started off cold and wet, but the back half has been a great improvement, with some T-shirt weather days, and a chance for the boys to meet their sausagey friends. Motorcyle The fair weather has also meant some opportunities to get out on my bike. Tyres At its MOT a few weeks back […]


March 2022

31Mar22

Pupdate Although it’s looking ready to snow outside as I type, we’ve had some glorious summery weather in March, which means plenty of time outside running around for the boys. But the picture that grabbed most attention was this one: People thought we’d got another sausage dog, but it was just the boys hanging out […]


February 2022

27Feb22

Pupdate As we neared the end of the month it was finally warm enough for the boys to walk without their coats, and whilst they might look cute and snuggly in the coats they seem more energetic and free without them. Pi Stuff – MWC Demo All of that time spent playing with Raspberry Pis […]


January 2022

31Jan22

Pupdate Back to school for the rest of the family means back to the normal routine in the office with me for the boys. Covid recovery The PCR test that I went for on New Year’s Eve came back void, so I had to go for another, but sure enough I had the ‘rona. Under […]


December 2021

31Dec21

Pupdate Max’s second Christmas and Milo’s first, the outfits came courtesy of their mums’ doggy mum, and caused much excitement when they arrived as they brought the distinctive smell of her house. A very Covidy Christmas As I was drafting this post I left myself a note to comment on getting a booster jab, but […]


November 2021

30Nov21

Pupdate It’s been pretty mild for the season, but as we passed the middle of the month it was time for the boys to start wearing their coats out on walks. I’ve bought a couple of extra latch clips to poke through the hole in their coats from their harnesses, otherwise it’s a right faff […]


October 2021

31Oct21

Pupdate It’s starting to get muddy out there, and I guess it won’t be long before they need coats on because of the cold. Dart on Docker on Arm Most of the stuff we build at The @ Company is written in Dart, and we want to enable people to run it on the platform […]


September 2021

30Sep21

Pupdate There was a local sausage dog meetup, which was a lot of fun for the people and the dogs: GraphQL I had to spend a bit of time learning GraphQL, as it’s used by the latest GitHub APIs, and there’s no other way to access the data behind the Projects (beta) boards. There’s a […]


August 2021

31Aug21

Pupdate Max had his first birthday, and Milo is now able to join him on walks after being vaccinated. They also go down to sleep at night in their pen downstairs, which is a step in the right direction. Though there’s been some amazing escapology from Max, and we’re still working on mornings. Trainers After […]


July 2021

31Jul21

Pupdate The big news this month is the arrival of Milo. So we now have double the fun. Holiday The other big news was that we went on holiday for a week in the Lake District. The Lakes were for a while a regular family destination, and then for a variety of reasons we stopped […]