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Seeing something I haven't seen before, building something that never existed before.

Collecting new skills and experiences like precious shinies.

Technology Strategist & @elgg expert, occasional @withknown contributor, Hacker, Wanderer.

Have laptop, will travel.

@flatpooks Indeed! I'm switching to invoice in USD or Euro from now on, and seriously considering getting a Euro bank account.

Anyone out there done VSO? What was your first step, and how did you get on?

When breakdowns have breakdowns

One more classic from the weekend...

Bad news, post Brexit, Sterling has totally tanked. Good news, for those of us who get paid in USD, Sterling has totally tanked!

I read that BoJo is now foreign secretary, and had to check that I wasn't reading an Onion article.

Today I was mostly arc welding.

Although, imagine that this was less of a sexy gender flipped montage from Flashdance, and more Bambi on ice performed by grumpy dock workers, punctuated by curses as part of the thing you've been working on for hours accidentally gets vaporised.

However, I did get to use an angle grinder, which may now be my third favourite thing in the whole universe.

So are modern political slogans reduced to "Make NOUN ADJECTIVE again!"..? STFU Angela Eagle.

Interesting tech/open gov/social good companies in Canada/Australia/Thailand/Philippines... aaaaand... go!

A mate rightly pointed to this as what should be the government's correct response to the referendum result: