I went to the BECTU Annual Conference 2011

Picture of BECTU Conference 2011

I attended this year’s BECTU Annual Conference in Eastbourne on the weekend of 4-5 June 2011.

Kaiser Chiefs: Little Shocks

Good work by the Kaiser Chiefs guys.

Rain in W12

Picture of rain in London W12

Uxbridge Road W12 at 1633 on Thursday 26 May 2011.

I went to Open Tech 2011

Picture at Open Tech 2011

I was one of the volunteer helpers at Open Tech 2011 on Saturday 21 May 2011.

Pictured are attendees at the post-event social in the ULU bar.

Mant thanks to Sam for organising another fantastic Open Tech.

WordCamp Portsmouth UK 2011 tickets

WordCamp Portsnouth UK 2011 logo

WordCamp Portsmouth UK 2011 tickets are now available.

Early Bird tickets are £35 until midday 3 June 2011 – thereafter they’ll be £45.

Microsponsorship, at £75, can also be purchased using the same ticketing system.

I went to Fast Train 2011

Picture at BBC White City during Fast Train

Fast Train, sponsored by Skillset and hosted by the BBC Academy, held on Wednesday 18 May 2011 at White City, was great.

Pictured is Jon Plowman, who gave a fantastic keynote speech.

Let’s hope this is the first of a regular series of similar training events.

I went to the Kingston Beer Festival 2011

Picture of Kingston Beer Festival 2010

I attended Kingston Beer Festival on 15 May 2011.

Here’s the drinks I sampled, along with marks out of ten:

Unfortunately the festival had to close two hours early at 1900 due to the beer running out!

I think a bit more planning for next year may be required…