2021-07-28: Second Pfizer shot 💉 done ✅

2021-07-26: Another hurdle of Portuguese Bureaucracy passed. Just attended our SEF appointment this afternoon to …

2021-07-05: Just tried to log in with my old @mac.com Apple ID and got hit with this prompt to verify the email …

2021-06-30: Just received my first dose of the vaccine today. Huge sense of relief after several weeks of …

2021-05-05: Just some grape vines, on a sunny day, at a vineyard in Alentejo.

2021-04-20: Interesting Apple product announcements today. Putting the M1 into even more things. Really like the …

2021-04-18: Carcavelos Beach is busy today

2021-04-14: Wet weather today. Was originally planning to take a day trip out to Sintra but postponed it.

2021-04-10: As a lifelong Trekkie, I want to believe. Astronomers find 40 Eridani A aka planet Vulcan

2021-04-02: My order of some Portuguese craft beers from DoisCorvos arrived yesterday, just in time for some …

2021-03-27: Okay, let’s try making hot cross buns today. it was going so well… then, disaster! 😱 😭

2021-03-21: I’ve pretty much done this with Facebook now, I should start doing a bit of pruning of …

2021-03-20: One year of COVID-19 In mid-February 2020, it was just a typical day at work. There was some news a colleague had brought …

2021-03-05: Dramatic sky with dark rain clouds rolling in from the Atlantic Ocean.

2021-03-05: Buying an ultrawide monitor in 2021 Anthony and I have been thinking about getting new monitors for our new WFH reality. While we have …

2021-03-04: Taken a bit of time but I’m getting the hang of this new machine and grinder, and getting pretty …

2021-03-02: Trying some (hopefully) fab Portuguese craft beer

2021-03-02: Nice day out for a walk along Carcavelos Beach

2021-02-25: Praia de Carcavelos (Cascais) was open this evening, with people surfing, and some walking on the …

2021-02-25: Online advertising companies being arseholes again What’s CNAME of your game? This DNS-based …

2021-02-22: Yesterday a tree got uprooted from the rain and strong wind over the weekend which luckily fell on …

2021-02-21: Please don’t make me choose a username

2021-02-19: Espresso machines Our cranberry-red Breville espresso machine served us well in San Francisco. Sadly, we had to sell …

2021-02-19: A cute castle in Estoril

2021-02-10: Our @wacaco_ltd Nanopresso broke this morning 😭 This has been our constant companion for the past …

2021-01-29: Just tried ginjinha (Portuguese cherry liqueur) for the first time tonight and it tastes incredible.

2021-01-29: This piece by Cory Doctorow on what’s been going on with r/wallstreetbets is worth a read. Once …

2021-01-27: The best web browser is the one you have with you The unreasonable effectiveness of simple HTML – …

2021-01-16: Good tips on how to de-Google-ize and some alternatives to their services. I use Fastmail for email …

2021-01-15: Our cats Merry and Pippin are just off the coast of Iceland right now. Yes I’m tracking their …

2021-01-14: Went into Lisbon for some errands before tomorrow’s lockdown and wandered around the city for a bit

2021-01-01: Happy New Year! I’m pretty excited about 2021. Moving to a new country (Portugal) for a fresh start, …

2020-12-19: Another flight change, yay pandemic travel

2020-12-17: Just did my first Apple Fitness+ workout (3 month free trial with my new Apple Watch) and the 20 min …

2020-12-14: TIL I’ve been typing the wrong symbol for ‘degrees’ on my mac. Turns out º …

2020-12-05: How Melbourne eradicated COVID-19

2020-10-26: NYC’s New Digital Subway Map is a very cool reinterpretation

2020-10-15: After 1.5 hours of messaging with Telstra Customer Support I finally got my prepaid SIM activated, …

2020-10-06: Day 4 of quarantine

2020-10-03: Travelling in a pandemic “No long lines of people checking in, no bored kids running around and …

2020-10-03: Last night, through the window of the bus being taken to our hotel, you could see people out and …

2020-09-28: Moving day! Goodbye Mission District, Goodbye San Francisco. You’ve been swell but it’s time for a …

2020-09-18: QANTAS, Australia’s flag carrier, had stopped flying int’l routes since March, leaving it to other …

2020-09-09: Everything is orange. Dolores Park in San Francisco

2020-09-04: Cue surprise, as if nobody could have predicted this apple.news

2020-07-28: Market St, San Francisco (looking towards Westfield) on Saturday afternoon. A little busier than …

2020-07-04: US folks get all defensive about their MMM DD, YYYY date format, except for today when it becomes …

2020-06-29: A bit of colour

2020-06-29: Had to hit them where it hurts before they’d do anything about it. Facebook will label rule …

2020-06-29: Wouldn’t have seen that one coming… Literally no one is profiting off of third-party …

2020-06-29: About bloody time they finally grew some balls. YouTube bans Stefan Molyneux, David Duke, Richard …

2020-06-26: Shut everything down. Now. Fine the non-essential businesses that flout the rules, and also people …

2020-06-24: Far too many people aren’t taking the lockdowns seriously, think COVID-19 is something that …

2020-06-22: Beware the frauds, quacks and snake oil salespeople touting miracle cures for COVID-19 …

2020-06-21: Ready for bed now 📷

2020-05-12: Photo challenge - red 📷🌈

2020-05-11: Checking out micro.blog