Applying for a Tech job in 2021

At the start of 2021, I decided to look for the next challenge in my career. I learnt a lot last decade; however, 70% of that time was spent exclusively at one company. It's time to move on and learn some new skills. The aim of this post is to…

Kicks/Creps/Trainers/Sneakers

So, for the past 5 years I've gotten into kicks HEAVY (kicks is going to be my word of choice throughout the rest of this post, but basically I'm talking about them things you wear on your feet that aren't dress shoes, boots or flip flops). Growing up I was…

The Rona & WFH

Strange times we're living in right now, huh? I think everyone can agree, can't they? As most of us around the world get used to the whole "WFH" vibe, I've been sat back watching everyone come to terms with their new working experience. For the last 2 years I've been…

The Whips of Doom

At the ripe age of 29, I came to be in the possession of a car I'd lusted over for a good 7-8 years. I never thought owning one would be a possibility, but it was. This post outlines the cars that came before it and the ones I hope…

Upgrading to Ruby 2.6.3 and Rails 6.0.0rc1

Recently I was tasked with upgrading a project from Rails 5.2.1 to 6.0.0rc1 and Ruby 2.5.3 to 2.6.3. In past encounters of upgrading Rails apps I've always run into issues upgrading gems or resolving version conflicts but this time things ran (pretty…