日本へ引っ越し

Today, May the 30th, was my last day as a Mozilla employee. In a couple weeks, my wife, my cat and I will be on board of a flight heading about ten thousand kilometers east, and most of our stuff will be in some container on a boat. We’re moving to Japan. As adventurous as this may sound, I’m not venturing into unknown territory. My wife is Japanese, and I’ve lived there for close to 15 months. A long time ago, arguably.

I’m not actually leaving Mozilla. I’ll be back as a contractor, hopefully around the 25th of June. So as far as my fellow coworkers are concerned, I’ll be going on a long-ish vacation and changing timezone (but I’ll probably be around in the meanwhile on irc or bugmail, with high latency).

Jump-starting in a different country is not something really easy to pull off, and working for Mozilla as a remotee has been a key element in being able to do so. Although I’ve made it clear when I joined Mozilla that this would eventually happen, I’m thankful I can now actually do it.

2013-05-30 19:52:08+0200

me, p.d.o, p.m.o

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5 Responses to “日本へ引っ越し”

  1. Kyle Huey Says:

    Safe travels. Looking forward to your return to Mozilla. It’s great that being able to work remotely has made this possible for you.

  2. Kartik Says:

    Great!

  3. Ludo Says:

    I’ll post when I’m done with this myself.

  4. Slava Says:

    Good luck!

  5. Christopher Meng Says:

    Why does Japn attract you so much?

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