It’s 10pm on a Thursday night I haven’t packed for my flight tomorrow morning. My things are scattered across my room and the house. Well…my parents’ house, actually. I’ve been staying here for a few weeks now and I’ve maxed out the quality time. Lunch with Dad, coffee with Mom, a quick stop by my […]Read more "Expat confessions: I’m 33 and I feel bad living far away from my family."
My journey of becoming a ninja, an Automattician and beyond When I joined Woo 3.5 years ago, who would’ve thought I’d become besties with an American- Norwegian, my two bosses, an Italian dancer in support, a theme designer from Portugal, the co-leader in marketing who thought I was full of shit, and a developer in […]Read more "The End of An Incredible WooVenture and the Move to Shopify"
“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming “Wow! What a Ride!” ― Hunter S. Thompson Some of the best moments […]Read more "Lyndhurst and Adventures"
“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” -Henry Ford What a treat and privilege to join Magnus in Stockholm at Internet Dagarna on November 23 where we took on the task of sharing the Woo journey over an hour. The thing that struck me the most about the experience was […]Read more "Stockholm and Rooting for Someone Else"
“One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.” -Lucius Annaeus Seneca Our weekend trip up to Scotland to visit our friends Walter and Lezanne from Cape Town was incredible. It was everything one could hope for in Scotland and more. We took a drive out to Loch Lomond […]Read more "Scotland and Friendship"
A new home, far from our normal way of being, Istanbul. More specifically Cihangir, Istanbul. I knew coming here that I could use change but was scared. Not change in terms of location, I love Cape Town more than I ever have. But none the less I was scared about what it might like to […]Read more "A Change of Scenery: Reflections on Living in a New Place & Remote Working in Istanbul"