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  • Reaffirmed on the Kubuntu Council

    I’d like to thank all the Kubuntu members who just voted to re-affirm me on the Kubuntu Council. Scott Kitterman’s blog post has a juicy details of the unprecedented and astonishing move by the Ubuntu Community Council asking me to step down as Kubuntu leader.  I’ve never claimed to be a leader and never used […]

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  • Protocols Plugfest Europe 2015

    Last week I had the pleasure of speaking at Protocols Plugfest Europe 2015.  It was really good to get out of the bubble of free software desktops where the community love makes it tempting to think we’re the most important thing in the world and experience the wider industry where of course we are only […]

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  • Canoe Polo in Spain

    Last weekend I played my first match of polo in Spain.  We won a game, and draw a couple more which got us into the second round where we lost wonderfully.  I really enjoyed it.  It was run a little differently from the matches in Scotland, the obvious difference being it was outside in the […]

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  • Voted SNP in Edinburgh South

    My postal vote has been sent off for the UK general election which is on Thursday. What’s going on? The UK parliament and the government it forms is up for election. What happened to independence? In the last week of the referendum on Scottish independence last year the UK government threw everything it could think […]