Gotham Beacon

The ramblings of an aging Bruce Wayne

The Front End Developer Cometh

Posted on 19 July 2017 under Personal.
I've reinvented myself a few times throughout my career and it's that time again. Over the next 4 months, I'll be working as a full-time front end developer.

Eddie's Back!

Posted on 16 July 2017 under Personal.
I finally picked up my blog again. After 2 years of blatant neglect, I picked up the shambles of the (now) previous version and started from scratch.

New Website

Posted on 04 April 2016 under Personal.
I've been neglecting my blog for over a year now. When I published my latest post a few days ago, I noticed that the site was a bit outdated (code, web framework, layouts, etc.).

Fan Fiction. Or Is It?

Posted on 26 March 2016 under Personal.
I've always been conflicted about fan fiction. A mix of having so much stuff to read from well known authors and not bothering to look for high quality fan fiction (it's out there if you look long and hard) has led me to ignore it almost completely.

The Long Halloween

Posted on 23 December 2014 under Personal.
On the eve of Halloween, an early e-mail notified Coriant employees that a town hall meeting would be held at the company's premisses that same afternoon with one of our German overlords.


Posted on 09 May 2014 under Personal.
I've been thinking about the meaning of friendship.

New Life

Posted on 09 April 2014 under Personal.
A home away from home. That's what London will be for my wife from now on.

Being Ignored

Posted on 02 July 2013 under Personal.
I hate being ignored. It's one of my (many) pet peeves. Unfortunately, it's precisely the kind of antics seen in many technical recruiters.

Once Upon a Time

Posted on 25 January 2013 under Personal.
Let me tell you a story. Once upon a time there was a little boy.

The Times They Are a Changin'

Posted on 14 January 2013 under Personal.
The New Year is upon us and it'll certainly go down in history as a year of hardship and sacrifice in Portugal. And here's why.

Codebits V

Posted on 27 July 2012 under Personal.
I'd been planning to do this since the beginning of 2012, but so much happened over the past eight months that it sort of slipped down the pecking order on my ToDo list.

First post!

Posted on 01 June 2012 under Personal.
After months of hesitation (due to both work and personal issues), I finally went ahead and created this modest web site.