Hello and welcome

Hello, and thank you for stopping by.

I think the best place to start is to introduce myself, this project and why this site exists. I’ve been wanting to start a website for a while now as I’ve wanted to combine both a blog where I can share my thoughts and explore ideas, as well as a place to publish knowledge articles as I learn skills and write them up. This project is also providing me an opportunity to learn some new skills in putting together a web page and arrange hosting etc.

Who am I?

You can find out more about me from About, however to give you a taste; I’m a technology geek who loves what he does. As much as I enjoy working in technology I also really enjoy working as part of a team and finding all the different ways I can contribute to those teams. I take my role as a senior seriously and am passionate about helping to develop my team mates; so sharing my knowledge, experiences and thoughts is something I believe in doing and enjoy. That’s not to say you have to do as I say, not at all, but if what I’ve learnt can help you then I am happy for you to benefit #PayItForward.

Why a blog?

Over the last few years I’ve found myself thinking more deeply about what work means to me, what it means to be in a team and to lead a team and more generally what being a good human means to me. As I’ve explored these ideas I’ve found those around me have, more often than not, reacted positively to my thoughts and to how I changed my approach. The more I learnt and tried and the more feedback I received the more it began to feel like I wanted to share my thoughts with a wider audience and grow the discussion. Although I likely won’t have a discussion board working on the launch date for this site I’d love to share the discussion on LinkedIn or X / Twitter and I’d be happy to hear from you.

What about Knowledge?

UPDATE: I have now brought my knowledge articles to this site! As an IT engineer the discovery, creation and reuse of learned tips, tricks and skills (knowledge) has become a vital part of my working mindset. You can all my latest published articles here or you can continue to find the source over on my GitHub repo here.