Author: Dan Maby

  • Grief In Isolation

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    Lockdown has been challenging for many. The extended isolation, the inability to move freely, our freedoms temporarily taken away. As humans, we have a natural desire and need for connection. We seek the warmth of others to share emotions and draw on each other for strength. Through these times millions of people are being directly […]

  • Stay Stronger #Together

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    Earlier this week, I shared a message about being Stronger #Together. On a very personal level; this message has never been more true. There are family, friends, colleagues and community members around us, at this very moment, that are having to deal with difficult, heartbreaking and unusual circumstances. As with my last post, there is […]

  • Stronger #Together

    Stronger #Together

    I don’t need to tell you that we’re in strange times. Times that have seen us all need to adapt and evolve. It’s in times like these that we often reflect, evaluate and consider how we can best move forward. You’re not alone in these thoughts and feelings. There’s an incredible strength to be drawn […]

  • #HeadToWCEU Cancellation

    #HeadToWCEU

    It’s with a heavy heart that I have to inform you that the #HeadToWCEU 2020 project has been cancelled.  Physical safety of team members, volunteers and our community has been at the core of this project and the current situation relating to the COVID-19 virus is not a risk we can ask of them. I […]

  • WP&UP Community Partnership Packages

    WP&UP Community Partnership

    A little over a year ago WP&UP was first brought to the attention of various companies, within the WordPress space, when we started the journey of developing partnerships to create a sustainable future for the registered charity. We have had the privilege of being supported by some incredible companies like GreenGeeks, WPMU DEV, Weglot and […]

  • #NeverGiveUP Campaign 2019

    #NeverGiveUP Campaign 2019 by WP and UP
  • Carole Olinger talks #HeadToWCEU with Torque Mag

    #HeadToWCEU cycling 3,000 km, across 6 countries over 30 days

    The newest member of the WP&UP team, Carole Olinger has appeared on Torque Mags Doc Pop’s News Drop. You can view the full video interview at the bottom of this post. Tell us about Head To WCEU The #HeadToWCEU project was born out of a team brainstorming session at the 2019 WordCamp Europe.  Inspired by […]

  • World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) 2019

    World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) 2019

    Today is World Suicide Prevention Day 2019. This is an international initiative launched 17 years ago by the International Association for Suicide Prevention. Every 40 seconds, someone loses their life to suicide. That’s close to 800,000 people per year taking their own life. There are indications that for each adult who died by suicide there […]

  • Carole Olinger joins WP&UP

    Carole Olinger Joins The WP and UP Team

    Over the last few months, a lot of work has been going on behind the scenes at WP&UP. When several of the team returned from attending WordCamp Europe 2019, we got together to discuss future projects within WP&UP. From this brainstorming session, the concept of the #HeadToWCEU project was born. A team of WP&UP staff […]

  • Dear Impostor Syndrome…

    Dear Impostor Syndrome

    An honest, open and forthright letter written by me, to me, with the hope it will help you. Dan Maby Dear Impostor Syndrome, We’ve known each other for a long time, and it’s been a problematic relationship, these conversations are never easy.  I want to be honest and open about how I’m feeling about you. […]