Amsterdam

Monday after Maschinenfest, the day where sleeping in was a priority, was a day when the fire alarm would go off at 7am. But what can you do other than take advantage of the 18 EUR breakfast buffet when all was said and done. It was a very slow day, …

Maschinenfest 2k16

I really had no idea what to expect going to this. I didn’t recognize any of the names on the line up, and when trying to give each one an honest listen on Spotify, I quickly figured out that about 20% of the line up was not my type of …

The Night Before Maschinenfest

Eurostar Taking the Eurostar from London to Brussels (or really to anywhere) was something I have always wanted to do. But I was a bit let down. It’s not as comfortable as the Virgin trains, even in second class. My knees were wedged up against the chair infront of me. …

The Scottish Week

The reviews of the Trans Penine Express train are not fatastic. And compared to Virgin first class, it’s pretty average. But it still wasn’t terrible either. Some nice countryside scenery, some snoozing, then I was at Waverly. As soon as I exited Waverly, I was immediately in awe. Everywhere I …

The British Weekend

It Starts With Heathrow The flight over to London may very well be the first time I did not feel nervous about flying. Even despite a few bumpy patches it ultimately was not that bad. Well, except for the chorus of crying babies, the uncomfortable seat, the awful food, and …

The Euro Trip

Soon, I will be spending four weeks visiting various spots in Europe. I have friends in London and Manchester and intend to visit them. Followed by a brief stay in Edinburgh. Then it’s off to Brussels to meet another friend, and we will both go to Maschinenfest in Oberhaussen, Germany. …

The Great Gruntfile

I don’t really know what compromises a complex Gruntfile, but the one I use for this blog seems a bit dense. It automatically deploys WordPress, 3rd party plugins and themes, and runs a build of any custom stuff. It uses PHP composer to install wordpress though if I never install …