Well, my USA trip is almost over. I have to say that it has been a great experience. Whilst I didn’t completely switch off I took the time to do the things that I wanted to do. I’ve never been much of a traditional tourist, so going around checking out co-working locations is actually quite enjoyable for me.
One of the things that I’ve enjoyed about this trip over other trips to the North West is that I’ve taken the time to just observe the culture a little bit – and I think it is something you can’t do if you go somewhere and just do tourist stuff. You have to pretend to live somewhere. For the past two days I’ve been working from BLANKSPACES again and so I have a feel for what it would be like living and working in LA from a co-working location. You know what? Not a lot different from Australia.
The next thing for me is Code Camp Oz 2008. If you are in Australia and want something geeky to do this weekend send an e-mail to Greg Low or myself at firstname.lastname@example.org and head on down to Wagga Wagga. My flight lands in Melbourne on Thursday and I pretty much fly straight up to Wagga Wagga for the weekend, then back to Melbourne for a day and a bit before I head up to Sydney to present at the Sydney Business and Technology User Group.
Whilst I am tired from all the travel I have been doing I’m going back to work with a refreshed perspective on the world. Ideally I’ll be presented with some new challenges when I get back to work helping carve out a brighter future for Readify.