Goals for 2020 and 2019 Retrospect

Last year's post: Goals for 2019 and 2018 Retrospect

Goals for 2020

As a Human:

  • ๐Ÿ‘Ÿ Running weekly
  • ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ Run Great Bristol 10k
  • ๐Ÿšดโ€โ™‚๏ธ Cycling weekly with Zwift and out in the summer
  • ๐Ÿ– Go abroad on holiday and mini weekend breaks
  • ๐ŸŽท Go to shows and gigs
  • ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ See family more often
  • ๐Ÿป See friends more often
  • ๐ŸŒถ Cook some new recipes
  • ๐Ÿ“š Continue reading

As a Developer:

  • ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป Focus on next level quality, unit tested, clean code
  • ๐Ÿš€ Proactively focusing my time on developing awesome products
  • ๐Ÿ“ Documenting, Presenting, Leading positively in the team
  • ๐ŸŒป Continue this blog, business Bubbly Clouds and side projects

2019 Retrospect

The "โœ…" emoji sums up 2019 nicely. The highlights...

As a Human:

  • ๐Ÿก Bought a house - Bristol is now home!
  • ๐Ÿ“ New Job - Senior Developer @ RoosterMoney - The pocket money app trusted by over 700,000 parents and kids.
  • ๐ŸŽญ Shows, Gigs, Events: Everyone's talking about Jamie, & Juliet, Liz Phair, Bristol Comedy Garden, Bristol Pride, St Paul's Carnival
  • ๐Ÿš— Trips: Bournemouth, Forest of Dean, Cheddar, Glastonbury, London, Taunton->Bristol

As a Developer:

  • โœ… Spent the year working on fintech integrations
  • โœ… Specialised further in Node and Typescript
  • โœ… Unit testing micro services with Jest
  • โœ… Worked with various other new tools, linters including prettier and ts-lint, Swagger API definitions, Postgres with TypeORM.