It’s Ben! Our office intellectual, who spends most of his day drinking tea, Earl Grey of course!
Tea or Coffee?
Tea – especially English Breakfast and Earl Grey.
What’s the first thing you do when you get in the office?
Open a lot of browser tabs.
What’s your timekeeping/workload management secret?
Hastily scrawled, barely legible notes.
Do you have a way to ‘come at’ the day?
Not really, it just happens.
What do you love most about your day?
Writing efficient code that does stuff.
What’s your least favourite part of the day?
Getting out of bed.
Top stress-busting tip?
Spending time with animals.
What’s on your desk right now?
Do you listen to music/the radio/podcasts etc during the day?
I like to listen to my own music when I know I can get my head down and focus on work without any interruptions, but it doesn’t seem to happen very often!
What are you listening to right now?
Zenith by Betamaxx http://telefuturenow.bandcamp.
When do you take your first break? And what do you tend to do?
Don’t really take breaks – but I think it’s good to get away from screens and go outside, if the weather is ok.
What do you do when you have a creative block?
Look at website feeds.
What do you take into meetings?
Notepad and pen.
What’s for lunch?
How do you decide to call it a day?
When nearly everyone else has gone home, I know it’s probably time to go home.