2022-01-20: There have been quite a few new things in CSS in the last few years (with decent browser support …

2022-01-18: Been rebuilding my website and wondering what people are using these days for analytics, if any, as …

2022-01-14: 📸 Day 14/365 - Fluffy white clouds at sunset, with the silhouette of trees (maybe silver birch?) in …

2022-01-13: 📸 Day 13/365 - This past few weeks, Merry has developed a new trait of climbing up to my shoulder …

2022-01-12: 📸 Day 12/365 - Circles in squares. Christmas tree has come down and all the decorations are going to …

2022-01-11: 📸 Day 11/365 - Colourful spices! Marinade for tandoori chicken, comprising of ginger, garlic and …

2022-01-10: 📸 Day 10/365 - Wildflowers picked while on a walk today. Put them in an old Port bottle ‘vase’

2022-01-09: 📸 Day 9/365 - Dinner - homemade Kung Po Chicken. Not much to look at but so tasty!

2022-01-08: 📸 Day 8/365 - Blue sky

2022-01-07: 📸 Day 7/365 - Been a busy two days dealing with a hacked server infested with malware Camera: iPhone …

2022-01-07: 📸 Day 6/365 - Welcoming/inspecting the new arrival to the household! Camera: iPhone Xs

2022-01-05: 📸 Day 5/365 - Palmela castle while on an evening walk Camera: iPhone Xs

2022-01-05: Woke up to a notification email from Google Search Console that someone new was added as an owner to …

2022-01-04: 📸 Day 4/365 - Espresso machine cleaning day. Look at that filthy group head. Camera: iPhone Xs

2022-01-03: 📸 Day 3/365 - Foggy morning

2022-01-02: 📸 Day 2/365 - Coffee and Pastel de Nata (Portuguese custard tarts)

2022-01-01: 📸 Day 1/365 - Catching some rays of sunshine in the new year

2022-01-01: Happy New Year! I’ve decided to try something new and do the 365 Project thing, posting a …

2021-11-20: On the last day of the Malmö trip, I took the train over to Copenhagen and spent the day checking …

2021-11-20: A few shots from my trip to Malmö last week to visit my brother Colin who’s just moved there, …

2021-10-19: Got some good news that Pippin seems to have recovered and basically back to normal this morning, …

2021-10-18: Got woken up by a cat coughing and vomiting, and an hour or so later found Pippin curled up asleep …

2021-10-04: Here’s another shot from tonight, an 8 minute exposure where the Milky Way is faintly visible.

2021-10-04: It’s been a few years since I last did any astrophotography, and I’ve been meaning to get back to …

2021-09-01: Immunity To COVID-19 Could Last Longer Than You’d Think

2021-08-22: Tonight is the last night at our Carcavelos apartment that has been our first home in Portugal for …

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, …

2020-10-05: 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