Goodbye 2020, hi 2021

2 min min read - December 31, 2020

This year was a massive challenge to everyone but also brought a positive change. Don't remember any such eventful year before, so to sum up everything I will make a bullet point list.


  • We managed to have a sunny holiday at Tenerife just before Covid exploded.
  • I lost most of my commute and worked from home for most of the year, thanks to the lockdown.
  • Thanks to the same lockdown spent far more time with my kids. Especially with the older boy, cycling.
  • I had asymptomatic Covid myself and lost a close one to the disease. Tried to donate plasma, but had no antibodies.
  • I had 5 minutes of fame thanks to an unexpected article that scared me to death.
  • Had massive changes up and down in weight, still fighting with obesity.
  • I tried a bit to help friends in Belarus fighting for their freedom.
  • Last but the most important - have a beautiful baby daughter.


  • I had to change our way of working to fully remote.
  • Because eventful year we had far many more tasks on our hands.


  • Because of less cycling to work, I had fewer reports: 153 instead of 322 last year.
  • Because of the lockdown had cancelled all court cases where I was summoned. Most of them resolved without me, with driver found/pleaded guilty.
  • Because of the article above, I became more embedded in pro sustainable transport community and joined Merton Residents Transport Group.
  • I got beef with Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (Royal Borough of Killing Children)


  • Still, working on the book. Pandemic made me start from scratch.
  • Joined once CodeBar as a mentor, but struggle to do it again because of lack of time. Need to do better nest year.
  • We had some great time playing with Lego and Raspberry Pi.
  • Got too busy at work to start/continue any proper projects.


  • Come back to dopamine detox and fasting, as it worked.
  • Try to find more time for cycling.
  • Finish book.
  • Not plan too much.

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