Ted: It’s a tough job but someone’s got to do it!

Hi All,

Oink seems to have forgotten that he has a blog (he’s busy with other things that he will probably inform you about in a few weeks time if he isn’t in prison by then…) so I’ve decided to let you know what I’ve been up to this week.

My Daddy spends every second week working abroad in a very difficult job. Luckily it’s an IT based job which is my speciality so this week, I decided to brave the wrath of PLATO and go to work with Daddy. He needed my help. The project we’re working on is top secret but I can just about tell you all that it’s all about Cloud Computing. Something that I touched on when I working in IBM with Daddy.

This week we got through the airport quickly. Mainly because Oink stayed at home. He also gets stopped for questioning by the secret police… I had also gone through our bags to make sure he hadn’t left anything illegal in there…

So here’s what I got up to this week. I ususlly use the desk beside Daddy so we can chat and help each other (and so that I can steal his chocolate easily). atmydesk


A lot of the time I am reviewing buggy code and making sure that it all works. On occasion a fresh perspective on things helps hence why I help Daddy and his team when they’re really, really stuck.

I usually examine the Kanban board to see the highest priority work. (I get Daddy to move the tickets about on the board because I’m not tall enough yet)

revieingthisweeks work

When the rest of the team are in London I tend to join in on the daily conference call. We get told what to do for the day and the latest info on how the project is coming along. I stay quiet and just listen in.yetanotherconferencecall

I usually work when the rest of the team aren’t about. Apparently there are things called child labour laws and since I’m only 6 years old I shouldn’t be working at all. It doesn’t seem to matter that I find it so easy it’s not really work. So from around 6pm to 8pm I settle down to work and handle all the tough issues that weren’t solved during the day.



After work I get dinner with Daddy (i promised Mum I’d make sure he was eating) and go to bed. When I’m over in England with Daddy I usually get my own bed ๐Ÿ™‚ He snores really badly so it’s the least he can do for me!


But my time with Daddy in the UK isn’t all work, work, work… Sometimes we go to the Cinema and we have popcorn, chocolate and fizzy drinks. Usually Mummy makes me tasty food and I don’t get to have ‘junk food’… don’t tell Mummy ๐Ÿ™‚


The best part of our week though is when we head home to Mummy, Booie and especially the wonderful and incredibly handsome Oink [I didn’t write that Oink edited my post… Grr…]suitcase

I’m flying with Daddy today… Can’t wait to get into the BA Lounge in Heathrow, they have little coke cans that are my size ๐Ÿ™‚






2 responses to “Ted: It’s a tough job but someone’s got to do it!”

  1. akismet-acd90fe2a4c6a993a6db77f3a746f1e8 Avatar

    Now if only it hadn’t been my desk!!!!

    1. Oink Avatar

      You obviously weren’t using it properly!

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