Donna

Donna

Scotland, UK
I'm a staff software engineer living in Scotland. I love going for adventures with my two dogs, drawing the occassional comic and encouraging kind engineering.
Jan
31
Merge Parties

Merge Parties

Improving collaboration, and getting work done.
2 min read
Jan
03
Skyline above Florence in Tuscany, Iraly

Travel Hack: Return flights for £1 each

How we made our daily spending go that little bit further with air miles.
5 min read
Dec
27
2022: End-of-Year Reflection

2022: End-of-Year Reflection

Some of my highlights and favourite photos for 2022, and a moment of remembrance for those I've lost this year.
7 min read
Dec
23
Who Moved My Cheese?

Who Moved My Cheese?

What would you do if you weren't afraid?
3 min read
Oct
14
Look After Yourself

Look After Yourself

It's okay not to be okay, and take the time you need. Trying not to feel guilty about that can be tough though.
5 min read
Sep
21
How did I get here?

How did I get here?

How I accidentally started my career in technology.
7 min read
Sep
15
Imposter Syndrome's a B!tch

Imposter Syndrome's a B!tch

Everyone feels like an imposter sometimes, and that's okay.
4 min read
Sep
08
Version Control

Version Control

Staging hunks, commit practices, rebasing... and cats.
7 min read
Aug
24
Wait, did your name change?

Wait, did your name change?

Names are important, this blog covers a little bit of why I (currently) choose to go by my middle name instead of my legal surname.
4 min read
Aug
17
We bought a Campervan!

We bought a Campervan!

We're going on an adventure! The most impulsive purchase I've ever made, for something I've always dreamed of doing.
2 min read