Home page. My h-card, a bit on my book Code of the Coder, and a bit on the Steampunk podcast I'm part of.
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My resume was just a big list. Wanted to change that up a bit. So I did.
I strive to use my analytical, organisational and technical skills and experience to facilitate long lasting and enjoyable solutions for a variety of user desires.
Sincere blogging. What a cool phrase.
Baked a couple of brownies today
Everyone else is writing Sea Shanties. Time for a C-Shanty
Lockdown again, but much less than other places
I made egg nog. I endorse it
Looking at my media purchases for the year
This could be why I find it exciting
A little home page redesign is fun
Sometimes there are nice things
A game with a great theme, wonderful music, fun gameplay, frustrating navigation
Musing on "Forever Project" from the brain behind Here Dragons Abound and the auto map generator
Well researched, well written, should be part of the Australian syllabus
It's an old joke. It's a bad joke. But it's my joke.
Old Gamer Groups never die, they just have to save up for ressurection
Dream crossed Dead By Daylight, Girl Genius, Sailor Moon and Werewolf: the Apocalypse. It was glorious
Took a break from coding, family trip to Wellington Point
Mrs von Explaino was looking at a local restaraunt's pancakes. So I made some
Working on redoing my post-image-gallery whatist to be pure CSS. An interesting experiment, help welcomed.
Went to some sparsely populated parks this weekend. Also, Fools Mothers Day.
Now I am at home, I can revive my blink presence light
Trying to cook something new - Chakchouka
My brand of Steampunk: Break it 'til you make it.
Social distancing. NOT stopping gaming
My house is going to suffer during this quarantine
Stay at home play days
It's a siege/ quarantine moustache
Trying to make a post-interface to my site without opening up a login interface
Quick trip to Kondalilla National Park
Zettelkasten: An interrelated note/ idea collating method
Thought I'd share the podcasts currently on subscription in my podcatcher
Park Run Gave Park Run a go today. Arrived late, but fast-walked part of the course. Looks like a nice time, and a friendly group of people. Let's see if I can keep it up.
This morning's entertainment was Two Crows who took umbridge sharing a tree with a possum
The family took a trip to Ipswich
The 2000's. When most modern governments based on democrocy decided move on to hypocrisy.
I rarely do this, but I had to crank up the car stero and wind the windows down to enjoy @Unwoman's cover of "I Love Rock n Roll". Missed the kickstarter? Bandcamp here: https://unwoman.bandcamp.com/album/uncovered-volumes-4-5
Finally went for a walk this morning. That helped my mood, so I strollered my daughter to the day care. Naturally, it downpoured solidly when I was 2/3 of the way there.
Seeing what I can make of various stat collecting "things"
A happy new year to you
The book I'm writing has advise in it for a coder. While I was writing it I found little bits of thought that I hadn't put into practice. So I put them into practice. I've just updated my site from the ground up. Let me know if anything's busted.
Social butterfly that I am1, I'm taking a break from Facebook2. It's day three and... I feel quite a bit less stressed. I'm not sure the root cause is yet, I have theories about habit and unexpected-terrible-news-when-I'm-looking-to-catch-up-with-friends, but I'm going to keep the hiatus up for the time...
I could post an attempted summary about what I like about the Digital Services Playbook. But I recommend you read it. And if you can, fork it for your own work. An index of the plays:
I’m making an effort this year to eat lunch not at my work desk. I work in IT, with the computer on my desk connected to the ever-full-shiny Internet, so eating at the desk seemed OK. I don’t think it was. Outside has air for a start.