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2023-02-05: I’m not writing “sorry for the delay” when I respond to an email any more. I’m not sorry. I didn’t …

2023-02-05: This is weird, and very ‘out there’ but I learnt recently about scheduled boredom and it’s been …

2023-02-05: The State Of My Subscriptions In 2023 As a means of follow up to my post in early 2022, I decided to think about my subscriptions yet …

2023-02-05: How I Stay Focused Over the last few months, I have had a few questions in my working life on how I stay so focused. I …

2023-02-04: These Twitter Bot Owners Refuse To Pay Elon Musk most of the actual spam bots don’t even use …

2023-02-03: I’m Here For Other People There is a new word I learnt a few weeks ago – compersion. It’s vicarious joy, associated with …

2023-02-03: 14 Years Yesterday, myself and my wife celebrate 14 years of being together. It’s not as long as some people, …

2023-02-02: You might be thinking this can’t be real. He can’t be that stupid can he. Yes. Yes he can

2023-02-02: Life insurance firm defends Harold Shipman advert “Life Insurance. Because you never know who …

2023-02-02: Bring Back The iPhone Battery Case MagSafe has allowed more innovative things to come out than I imagined. It’s become more than the …

2023-02-01: My Printer Is Extorting Me The monthly fee is incurred whether you print or not, and the ink …

2023-02-01: Walking (kind of) Tel Aviv At my meanest and most depressed I found myself thinking, ‘we Jews spent …

2023-02-01: Just checking in. How is everybody?

2023-02-01: There’s Nothing Quite Like Twitter I know what you’re thinking, yet another put down post for my pet hate social media site, but no. …

2023-02-01: Does anyone have another way to get in touch with Craft.do? I’m trying to set up a Business …

2023-02-01: Atkinson Hyperlegible in Matter is just 👌

2023-01-31: The Benefits Of The Max Club Josh Ginter shared some thoughts on returning to Plus Club: The Pro Max’s larger, more comfortable …

2023-01-31: Trying to sum up my thoughts on Readwise Reader I’ve tried several times to articulate my feelings on Readwise Reader, but failed every time. …

2023-01-30: There Will Always Be More Work Like most people I know, I am constantly worried about getting through my task list. At times in the …

2023-01-30: If you feel okay There’s nothing wrong with emotion, with the feelings of anguish and anger, but …

2023-01-30: Just heading up

2023-01-30: To do evil a human being must first of all believe that what he’s doing is good - Aleksandr …

2023-01-30: Advances In AI And Blogging There appears to be a collective belief that the world of blogging is changing. It is true that we …

2023-01-29: Journaling And Me There are not many things that improve my life straight away any more. Meditation did exactly that …

2023-01-29: Finished reading: The Radleys by Matt Haig 📚

2023-01-29: The Art of Effortless Decision Making It’s usually more costly to avoid deciding than it is to take …

2023-01-29: Managed to grab one in the crap light yesterday at Lincoln Cathedral

2023-01-29: Drinking Has A Weird Place In Society Derek Kedziora writing about giving up alcohol a few months also. I was never a daily drinker, but …

2023-01-29: There are too many iPhones For at least a couple of years, I’ve had an iPhone problem. Well, it’s not Apple’s fault, it’s …

2023-01-28: The strange formatting for quotes is now fixed for those on Mastodon with thanks to @manton

2023-01-28: Burn Down the Exclusive Podcasts, Burn Them All Down If your show is exclusive to Apple Podcasts, I …

2023-01-28: Note to self: My wife does not like being refered to as my ex-girlfriend.

2023-01-28: We Have A New Twitter Luke Harris on his blog, writing about social media as a whole: I’m on Mastodon, but I’m bored with …

2023-01-27: Having a spot of tea

2023-01-26: Thank you micro.blog for keeping my timeline so quiet but still allowing me to interact with …

2023-01-24: YouTube: hey guys this is my super minimalist bullet journal set up for 2023. gets out 13 different …

2023-01-24: Thinking About ‘Important’ Things I give myself a hard time about the things I do and getting the most out of my short time in this …

2023-01-24: Anyone else noticed the weird spacing with micro.blog posts viewed on Mastodon? Usually around block …

2023-01-24: I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make other people happy, because they know …

2023-01-23: On Happiness | Rishabh Dassani Come to think of it, it seems absurd to not be happy given that we …

2023-01-23: The perfect shadow placement

2023-01-21: Currently reading: Four Thousand Weeks by Oliver Burkeman 📚

2023-01-21: To give anything less than your best, is to sacrifice the gift - Steve Prefontaine

2023-01-21: Any Field Notes or similar users around here? I’m in need of a leather cover but nothing seems as …

2023-01-20: The Evolution Of Attitudes Work The posts I write do not disappear into the recesses of my mind, I think about them often. My …

2023-01-19: What’s on the menu?

2023-01-18: Streak Story: 4,400 Days with CJ Chilvers Journaling is an offshoot of meditation—a type of …

2023-01-18: Robinhood is launching an independent media brand called Sherwood And The entity will build on the …

2023-01-18: 📸 Nottingham Winter Sun - gregmorris.co.uk

2023-01-18: Just Arrived

2023-01-18: “Men are born for the sake of each other. So either teach or tolerate.” - Meditations by Marcus …

2023-01-17: There are some thoughts swirling in my head about not building your buisness on the back of someone …

2023-01-16: The discomfort of intimacy to what extent am I willing to actually feel an emotion in front of …

2023-01-16: Hello friends. I need some more RSS feeds in my life. Who’s in your feed that you can’t live …

2023-01-16: Some Things I’ve Learned in 2022 If you have a problem with them, and them, and them, and them, the …

2023-01-15: I Tried To Hack Podcasts And It Made Me Hate Them Around this time two years ago, I decided that there was a whole medium I need to get more out of, …

2023-01-15: I Tried To Hack Podcasts And It Made Me Hate Them Around this time two years ago, I decided that there was a whole medium I need to get more out of, …

2023-01-15: This stuff best be nice

2023-01-15: Finding More Meaning In Less Over the last few days, I’ve been reading a lot about the rediscovery of minimalism. This is 100% …

2023-01-15: A Small Break Hello all. You may not have even noticed, but I’ve taken a short break way from being online. …

2023-01-13: Finished reading: The Revenge of Analog by David Sax 📚 That was annoyingly too short but pretty …

2023-01-12: I’m going off line for a bit. Can’t be bothered any more. You lot have fun. Don’t break anything.

2023-01-12: A Blogging Origin Story Matthias Ott predicting 2023 is The Year of the Personal Website: Your personal website is a place …

2023-01-11: This evening I am mostly fighting with RSS feeds.

2023-01-11: Aaron Swartz: Ten Years On Aaron was persistent in not just advocating, but enacting, greater …

2023-01-11: How Will We Cancel People After Twitter? Twitter is a place where the average person can subject …

2023-01-10: Black And White Photography I’ve never been a fan of black and white photos. Not in the sense that I don’t like them, I’m just …

2023-01-10: 47 tasks in my ever growing task list is WAY to many for my liking. Good news is today is done so I …

2023-01-09: Carrots help us see much better in the dark Don’t talk to girls, they’ll break your …

2023-01-09: 8 Day Streak It appears that this journaling thing is sticking. At least for now. I am 8 days into it (I started …

2023-01-09: 100 ways to slightly improve your life without really trying This is the type of information I need

2023-01-09: I Think I often forget to put these two tiny words into my sentences. When I make link posts or try to make …

2023-01-09: 🔗 Bowing To Social Media Convention Matt Birchler defending the like button: I think of likes on social media kind of like non-verbal …

2023-01-09: Apple Planning No Major Updates For AirPods, Apple Watch, iPad, or Apple TV in 2023 I can’t speak to …

2023-01-08: No idea why but I just decided I was going to shoot black and white today. I kind of like it.

2023-01-08: Currently reading: The Revenge of Analog by David Sax 📚

2023-01-08: Finished reading: The Quantum Chain by Nick Jones 📚

2023-01-08: Finding Awe Amid Everyday Splendor taking us out of ourselves and expanding our sense of time, it …

2023-01-08: The problem with the favorite button the problem with the favorite button and the path of least …

2023-01-08: She loves her bear, and her shoes!

2023-01-07: Why Don’t You Just Do Your Thing Mike Chudley in his video on Why 85mm is RUINING your Street Photography I believe that 85 …

2023-01-07: Me: Jumping through hoops to save a few quid on the astronomical price of shopping whilst companies …

2023-01-07: Dell and Samsung Announce New Displays at CES Why it has taken so long for other options remains a …

2023-01-06: 🔗 Good luck convincing average people to use Mastodon Manuel Moreale on internet silos: fundamentally people are, when it comes to the internet, lazy. …

2023-01-06: Minimalism, Maybe as minimalism began to dovetail with financial planning and whole food health …

2023-01-06: After having no end of problems with Matter recently with content not showing and loads of …

2023-01-06: Winter sun at the Cathedral

2023-01-06: Oh fantastic

2023-01-05: Folder Peek: Mac Folders In Your Menu Bar Another little app that I discovered to aid my Mac life recently is another free one. I discovered …

2023-01-05: Journaling for Journaling Sake This afternoon, I randomly decided I was going to go into town and buy a bullet journal. No idea …

2023-01-05: My amazing daughter has been nominated for the Child Of Courage award again! She’s already won …

2023-01-05: Four F**king Months I’m on a bit of journey at the moment. One that I am determined not the be preachy about but one …

2023-01-05: Apple Launches Audiobooks Voiced by Digital Narrators I don’t like this. Everything should be read …

2023-01-05: I wish for 2023 is for micro.blog to add in muted words. 🙏

2023-01-04: Two New Mac Apps I Love For once, the YouTube algorithm came up trumps and I stumbled, across a new channel to subscribe to. …

2023-01-04: The Hidden Cost of Cheap TVs “In America, you watch television; in Soviet Russia, television …

2023-01-04: My illness had gone from headache and drained > Annoying head cold > cough that just wont go …

2023-01-04: I Am Sorry, But My Heart Was In The Right Place A couple of days ago I wrote a link post, the same as I have done hundreds of times before. Found an …

2023-01-04: Has Dropbox completly messed up anyone else mac?

2023-01-03: My new year’s resolution is less, fewer, lighter, easier. Have less, hold fewer, be lighter, make …

2023-01-03: I always enjoy a micro.blog app update!

2023-01-03: Focus Modes Still Suck It’s been a little over a year since I wrote about setting up iOS focus modes. At the time, it was a …

2023-01-03: I am finding myself checking Mastodon too much and falling into very similar bad practices that I …

2023-01-03: What is a blog Sounds simple, doesn’t it. Everyone who’s used the web knows what a blog is. They were the web for a …

2023-01-02: Can We Try To Remember How To Disagree Please? It would appear that the author of the linked post has some very wrong ideas of his own. I think my …

2023-01-01: I Was Going To Write Today I really was. Despite not feeling very well, and not due to New Year’s Eve for once, I wanted …

2023-01-01: I know some people don’t believe in them but I’m interested to hear your New Year’s resolutions or …

2022-12-31: Manual Practices To Help With Digital Task Lists Following my link post talking about bullet journals, I received quite a few replies. Many from …

2022-12-31: 🔗 I Really Want To Keep A Bullet Journal But ... Jon Porter writing in The Verge about his move back to apps rather than a physical journal via …

2022-12-31: 🔗 No Social in media any more Sarah Frier pointing out that DJ Khaled is not your friend: This year, social media mostly stopped …

2022-12-30: No one has ever found its animal reservoir. No one knows quite what vaccinia is—even as it has been …

2022-12-30: Starting to put together a stuff page that I will try and keep updated with what I am using etc

2022-12-29: Must be in a coding mood today, fixed open graph data too

2022-12-29: Spent a little while this moring tidying up Conversation.js, I think there is more to do but its …

2022-12-28: I’m glad omg.lol has the social.lol instance to which you get access when you join the service. …

2022-12-28: Outside of Twitter, Day one must be my most downloaded and deleted app. It stays on my phone for a …

2022-12-27: My Presence Online The indieweb has become an important part of my decision-making when it comes to online things. It …

2022-12-26: Currently reading: The Quantum Chain by Nick Jones 📚

2022-12-26: No Perfect Christmas There isn’t usually much to report from my Christmas day. We spend the day, like most of those that …

2022-12-24: My Theme For 2023: Slow Down I usually pick something that I want to focus on for the coming year. The past couple have gone by …

2022-12-24: I think its time micro.blog bumped the truncation limit up to 500 characters and just chopped it …

2022-12-24: Still, I rely on this user stylesheet to keep my sanity when browsing the web today. Unlike browser …

2022-12-23: Finished reading: The Last Family in England by Matt Haig 📚

2022-12-22: It’s Like Twitter Only Worse When users first log into Mastodon after fleeing Twitter, I can almost guarantee that this is one of …

2022-12-22: I’m convinced that it is only a matter of time before legal issues become an issue to some …

2022-12-21: Bit of a humble brag but I really like the Ivory beta. None of the other apps have stuck but this …

2022-12-21: Made a really simple Post To Mastodon iOS Shortcut. It can be expanded on for your usage, hope it …

2022-12-20: Overthinking Social Media The original title to this post used the word agonising. It was a bit too strong, but perhaps …

2022-12-19: Decided I’m going to uncouple of micro.blog from Mastodon. It’s just too noisy in this app. I can’t …

2022-12-19: Maybe Tim Cook should read the Elon Musk book on how to do business?

2022-12-19: Just imagine Twitter owned by Automattic. What a place it would be.

2022-12-19: 🔗 Mastodon Isn’t Just A Replacement For Twitter Nathan Schneider for Norma mag: Scalability explains a lot of what seems wrong with social media. …

2022-12-19: Every time I check LinkedIn: “Oh look someone added me” “I don’t recognise …

2022-12-18: I have two overlapping categories on my blog (micro and photo) and for the life of me I can’t work …

2022-12-18: My life is so much quieter off Twitter it’s unreal. If Zuck could now mess up Facebook so my wife …

2022-12-18: Finished reading: Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card 📚

2022-12-18: Not the result we wanted but a great experience taking my boy to his first game are the Emirates.

2022-12-17: Stories For Egos This crafty little ego keeps trying to work its way into my life. Today I am taking my son to …

2022-12-17: I Expect More If I’m Paying For It There are loads of services and apps in my life that I pay for. Perhaps too many, but if I value a …

2022-12-17: I think I am going to start the slow and painful process of migrating back to using my Mastodon …

2022-12-17: Twitter pulls Spaces After being pressed by journalists over some of his inconsistencies, Musk …

2022-12-16: Anyone know what the train strikes are like in London tomorrow? Was thinking about going to Arsenal

2022-12-16: We Keep Talking About It Because It Hurts I’ve had enough of reading and listening about Twitter as the next person. So much so I’ve muted the …

2022-12-16: 🔗 Twitter was special. But it's time to leave Matt Tait in Pwnallthethings hitting the nail on the head more than once, but the real sticking take …

2022-12-15: Is it worth getting the official Steam Deck dock or are there better third party options!

2022-12-15: Calming Down My Feed Since moving all of my proverbial social media eggs into one basket, it has become obvious that a …

2022-12-15: I know they are expensive, and not for everyone but the AirPods Max are the best headphones I have …

2022-12-15: Users of Mastodon spill a lot of digital ink writing about what is commonly referred to there as …

2022-12-14: Instagram? They moved to Meta’s store for obvious reasons, so you can no longer receive updates …

2022-12-14: Matter: My Most Used App YesterdayI posted that I had jumped in with the new pricing strategy for Matter and become a Patron …

2022-12-14: Started playing Fortnite again yesterday, no idea why I stopped playing it. Really enjoyed a few …

2022-12-13: This Is Meta For a long time, I have never thought about the topics that I write about. Granted, I still think I …

2022-12-13: My favourite reading app Matter announced its pricing model and this was an easy buy

2022-12-12: Thinking about signing up for Glass again, only to have another nice social network to enjoy. I know …

2022-12-12: Writing In Public I’m pretty certain, if it doesn’t exist already, that in the near future you will be able to predict …

2022-12-12: In todays episode of I’m not surprised Twitter marks mastodon links as harmful Twitter removes …

2022-12-12: Is there any point drinking coffee not from a Sportsdirect mug?

2022-12-12: Finished reading: Checklist Manifesto, The (HB) by Atul Gawande 📚 This is a well thought after book …

2022-12-11: Showtime

2022-12-10: Great overview of the Cleanshot X updates by @birchtree@mastodon.social So much so that I just …

2022-12-10: It seems the overreaction to nothingness on Mastodon is as bad as it is on Twitter. This worries me …

2022-12-09: Are You Really Missing Out? Since Twitter imploded, I am ecstatic that a lot of the wonderful people I have met online have …

2022-12-08: Replying to multiple users on Micro.blog is still a pain! Copying the user names and having to think …

2022-12-08: I’ve wanted to use a commonplace book for a long time but could never see myself carrying one …

2022-12-07: Finished reading: The Humans by Matt Haig 📚

2022-12-07: I just realised I haven’t played on my Steamdeck for more than a week. Perhaps the novelty is …

2022-12-07: Another cold morning with lots of frost. 🥶

2022-12-06: Oh Lordy. Thank you Gluon for all the filters! This solves one of my issues with moving everything …

2022-12-05: One Contact Point With The Internet There are a few unsolvable questions in my life. What iPhone will I actually use? Which read it …

2022-12-05: I’ve limited the RSS feed from my blog to just longer posts now as I think thats better for …

2022-12-05: Shortcuts To Use With Micro.blog Several people still point to my older post on how I post to my blog using automation. …

2022-12-05: This is a really interesting thread on user requested features, leading inevitably to Mastodon and …

2022-12-04: I am really enjoying just having one touch point for the social web. I am sure there are downsides …

2022-12-03: My 11 year old just told me he hates his life and he hates me. They grow up so fast.

2022-12-03: I forgot how good Silicon Valley was. Seems ripe for a new series.

2022-12-03: Stop number two!

2022-12-03: First stop of the day

2022-12-03: Another foggy and cold dog walk, but I kinda dig it.

2022-12-02: It was a bit misty and cold walking the dog this morning but the Christmas lights cheered me up no …

2022-12-02: Moving My Mastodon Account To Micro.blog Well, first things first. I am not really moving my Mastodon account to micro.blog in the technical …

2022-12-02: Hey do you guys remember Twitter?

2022-12-02: How do I move my current Mastodon to the micro.blog ActivityPub one? There doesnt seem to be a way …

2022-12-02: You Deserve A Blog When I see what some people pay for a blog, I gasp. I mean, I get it, I want to publish things as …

2022-12-01: Downloaded and imported all of my Instagram data into my blog. I’ve done the same as I have …

2022-12-01: Thinking Too Much About Social Media Due to the billionaire baby, I’ve been thinking far too much about social media. I can see no end to …

2022-12-01: Morning Dew - the staple of winter photogrpahy when you live in a boring place

2022-12-01: Snacking On The Internet There are many things I am taking away from my 30 days no Twitter experiment. The feelings of worry …

2022-11-30: Learnt the expression “eat the frog” earlier this week and I’ve always wanted a more disgusting way …

2022-11-30: Shortcut: Find Mastodon User On Micro.blog I still can’t decide where I want to put my time. Do I follow mastodon users on Micro.blog or follow …

2022-11-28: Will not support the billionaire baby, but annoyingly I can kinda get onboard with the direction of …

2022-11-28: The Constant Worry The cost of living crisis in the UK has been getting progressively worse for the last few months and …

2022-11-27: Woodland Walk I needed some time out this afternoon, so went for a walk in the woods with my trusty x100v. I’ve …

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2022-11-27: How do I get replies to posts on mastodon to show up as replies on blog posts? Bridgy doesn’t seem …

2022-11-27: I’ve Replaced The Habit Despite all the words, the thoughts and the conscious decision to try not to. My monthly challenge …

2022-11-25: This may just be my tiredness talking but social media as a whole is starting to feel a bit …

2022-11-22: Learn Your Lesson On Social Media Given the resent issues with the bird site, it’s been great to see so many people delete their …

2022-11-22: Sparkler long exposure . #fujifilmuk #fujiweekly #fujifilmx #fujixphotographer #fujifilm …

2022-11-21: Currently reading: Checklist Manifesto, The (HB) by Atul Gawande 📚

2022-11-21: Finished reading: Cat & Mouse by James Patterson 📚

2022-11-20: Why Start A Blog? When I first stated writing online, I didn’t even know what a blog was. I set up some online …

2022-11-20: I was just looking back at some gr36.com archives and found my very first Wordpress blog. I kind of …

2022-11-19: A very quick visit to Nottingham Christmas market. It was really busy and far too stressful punching …

2022-11-19: Just Shut Up And Listen It’s rare that a trailer sparks any reaction in me. I often feel like I have watched the whole film, …

2022-11-19: I absolutely love the filters on Mastodon. I haven’t needed to use them much, but they actually mute …

2022-11-18: Well I know what I’m going to be playing this weekend 🎮

2022-11-18: Apple Watch Ultra: This Isn’t Supposed To Be For Me I distinctly remember watching this year’s Apple event and being interested in absolutely …

2022-11-18: Looks like I was mistaken by thinking I would be doing nothing all day. Nice walk with the dog in …

2022-11-18: Today is a day of doing absolutely nothing, and I’m delighted.

2022-11-18: A lone shell

2022-11-17: Too cold for spiders

2022-11-17: How To Filter Posts By Category On Micro.blog I’ve been using the awesome service micro.blog on and off for what feels like forever. The service …

2022-11-16: Working on a few updates to my micro.blog theme over the last few days. Still a little more to do …

2022-11-16: Some Small Thoughts #2 Turns out that I have more smaller thoughts than I thought (try saying that three times fast). …

2022-11-15: Being Angry I was pretty angry this morning. With good reason, I thought at the time. I had lost 4-5 hours worth …

2022-11-15: In The Web . #fujifilmuk #fujiweekly #fujifilmx #fujixphotographer #fujifilm #fujixphotographer …

2022-11-15: I’ve been working on a new micro.blog for a few days, and I just accidentally clicked the …

2022-11-15: Mastodon is great and everything but this stupidness on Twitter has made me really think about …

2022-11-13: Refections

2022-11-13: Refections . #fujifilm #fujixseries #fujifilmx100v #fujix100 #fujixpassion #fujixlovers …

2022-11-12: Chilling On The Beach . #fujifilmuk #fujiweekly #fujifilmx #fujixphotographer #fujifilm …

2022-11-11: Bit frosty out . #x100v #fujifilmuk #fujiweekly #fujifilmx #fujixphotographer #fujifilm …

2022-11-11: Bit frosty out 🥶

2022-11-10: Ten Days No Twitter I feel as if I start every post about Twitter with the same words. I both love it and hate it, blah …

2022-11-08: If I want to follow some micro.blog accounts using the mastodon app how do I find their compatible …

2022-11-07: You can still find beauty in winter . #fujifilm #fujixseries #fujifilmx100v #fujix100 #fujixpassion …

2022-11-07: Some random flowers that came out quite well.

2022-11-07: Elmo has invented blogs everyone. Panic over.

2022-11-06: Some Small Thoughts Since ditching my newsletter a while a go, I haven’t really had a place to share smaller thoughts …

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2022-11-05: Currently trying to get to grips with Pixelfed, and work out how all these indieweb things are going …

2022-11-03: This is an interesting idea. What if loads of buisness had instances, communication with employees …

2022-11-02: “People do not decide their futures, they decide their habits and their habits decide their …

2022-11-02: A Verified Mess Although my monthly challenge forbids me from checking Twitter, my reading stream and other social …

2022-10-31: “it turns out that most people do not want to participate in horrible unmoderated internet …

2022-10-30: So, I’ve finally put my Apple Watch Ultra on Charge with 17% battery left: off charge at 7am …

2022-10-30: What’s the best blog post you’ve read this week? I’ll go first - What feminism means to me

2022-10-30: “I know of people who work for companies that are causing serious social harm yet are outspoke …

2022-10-30: Just a bench

2022-10-29: 5 hours phone free this morning payments messages phone calls All no problem and only 12% battery …

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2022-10-28: I dont think it’s the time for mass abondonment of Twitter just yet, but I can see where it’s going …

2022-10-27: You drip

2022-10-27: Apple Ad Store There’s very little for me to comment on or add value to the conversation around Apple showing …

2022-10-27: And just like that I’m back on the beta train 🚂

2022-10-27: “A “heavy tweeter” is defined as someone who logs in to Twitter six or seven days a week and …

2022-10-27: Currently reading: Happy Sexy Millionaire by Steven Bartlett 📚

2022-10-26: I’m been reminded of one of the most painful posts have written in my life but also one of the most …

2022-10-26: Sold my Series 7 today so I’m all in on the Apple Watch Ultra. So I think it’s time for some words, …

2022-10-26: Need to do this for a bit. Getting fed up with the time wasting I do and the way it makes me feel …

2022-10-26: I have no idea why, but I’ve decided to bring my Buy Me A Coffee page up to scratch. If you …

2022-10-25: Ok Apple Watch Ultra. You win. For those interested this is with three hour long workouts and quite …

2022-10-24: Tools, Time & Energy I’ve been trying to formulate in my mind what I want to achieve with publishing online and my online …

2022-10-24: Saw random graffiti the other day that said: “Do more, say less” And I feel like that’s a life …

2022-10-23: We had a very relaxing day today. Mainly because the weather was really rubbish but Lucie had a big …

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2022-10-22: Very weird being able to walk the dog in a tee shirt whilst surrounded by fallen leaves but …

2022-10-22: The prickles have fallen 🌰 #autumn #conkers #iphone14pro #nature #scenicbritain

2022-10-22: A few iPhone snaps from Lillie’s match last night. Raised more than £3000 for Birmingham Children’s …

2022-10-20: I geniuinly need help with using Day One. I’ve had it for years but what do I write that is not …

2022-10-19: Falling For The Apple Watch Again As with everything in my technology life, I go backwards and forwards on the Apple Watch. On one …

2022-10-19: No idea why but I’ve fallen back in love again with Shortcuts and have built loads of them over the …

2022-10-19: Not sure when it happened but it would appear Bridgy doesn’t work with micro.blog any longer? …

2022-10-19: As I get older, my answer to more and more things is “I don’t know”. What is short …

2022-10-19: The iPad Kind Of Sucks Now I’ve been mulling over these thoughts for months now, but resisted on posting them because of the …

2022-10-18: Does anyone use Blinkest or similar service to “read” books.

2022-10-17: How I Use OMG.lol Statuses The fun little service omg.lol is the new hotness on micro.blog and seems to be seeping out into the …

2022-10-16: Inspired by @maique I made a Shortcut to update your omg status including emojis. I will write up a …

2022-10-16: Implemented a custom version of status.lol into my blog because why not.

2022-10-15: Under Pressure It’s that time of year again. At the point where our business starts to get a little less busy and …

2022-10-14: The “what aboutness” of Twitter absolutely kills me.

2022-10-13: Editing some old ‘non keepers’ to see what I find.

2022-10-12: This year is the first year I haven’t done an iPhone review (or several) and I’ve got the itch to do …

2022-10-11: I wish I was this happy

2022-10-10: I went around and tried all the ai copy writing bots do you don’t have to. In a surprise to …

2022-10-10: Buddhism at War On reflection, I would have to conclude that the ethics of early Buddhism do not …

2022-10-10: Annoyingly. After a bit of curation I’ve found instagram Reels to be a good resource for a wide …

2022-10-08: It’s happening!

2022-10-08: Like father, like son

2022-10-07: I think my internet friends are better than my real life ones ❤️

2022-10-06: Mourning For A Past Me I thought for a long time that the pandemic had ruined me. Despite being one of the lucky ones and …

2022-10-05: Ride The Waves Over the years, I have become used to most of my life being like swimming in the sea. Bobbing up and …

2022-10-05: I need some more newsletters to read. Drop your favourite 👇

2022-10-04: A little walk with the dog Working from home allows me to stretch my legs on my lunch break and also clear my head. I love …

2022-10-03: Some Thoughts On Matter vs Pocket There’s a lot more I can say on this topic that I am currently motivated to type out. After being a …

2022-10-03: Mobile Publishing My blog has being going for almost a decade. In that time, technology has transformed my life and …

2022-10-03: Thanks Elon, I Feel Much Better About Myself Now There’s some crazy weirdness surrounding Elon Musk. He’s the darling child of what seems like all …

2022-10-03: Taking The Shot The best advice I give anyone who wants to become good at something, is to do it. Constantly and …

2022-10-03: Like father like son . #streetphotography #photography #ukstreetphotography #streetphotographer …

2022-10-03: Got up and walked the dog purely because I could see the sun rising out my window. I’m a sucker for …

2022-10-02: I love photographing at The Contemporary #streetphotography #nottinghamstreetphotography #x100v …

2022-10-02: Recommended Reading Since Matter chose to remove all of their social sharing features, I’ve lacked things to read. As …

2022-10-02: Our Stoptober The idea of Stoptober is, at least in the UK, to stop drinking or smoking. It’s used as a marketing …

2022-10-02: Spending my Sunday assessing task management options for my team. It’s currently between Todoist and …

2022-09-30: 🔗 How platforms turn boring Russell Brandom for The Verge: I call it the Bootleg Ratio: the delicate balance between A) content …

2022-09-30: Dinner Date Not very often I post what I am randomly up to but my wife took me to Cinco Lounge for dinner the …

2022-09-28: Oh my god. New episodes of the best podcast series ever made!

2022-09-27: Being Lonely It was only fairly recently I came to the realisation that I was chronically lonely. Granted, there …

2022-09-27: You really suck as a manager if the only metric you have on your staff is based on if you can see …

2022-09-27: My Blog, My Escape The importance of having something that you can fully focus on and forget the world for a bit is …

2022-09-24: I think I figured out that my desire to buy an Apple Watch Ultra has nothing to do with the actual …

2022-09-24: “What boat you are in is far more important than how hard you row.” — Charlie Munger

2022-09-24: Two weeks after COVID I can’t complain

2022-09-23: 🎶 what happens when you loose everything, you just start again.

2022-09-22: I prayed to the gods. And spent too much!

2022-09-22: The Importance Of Remembering Starting this post took longer to work out than almost any post I have written. Where do you start …

2022-09-22: 🔗 It’s just not that good Seth Godin writing about things being good: Not that good for who? If you mean to say, “I don’t …

2022-09-21: Lucie Loves Shoes!

2022-09-21: This might be the last time I do this When I was younger, I had to go with my grandad to church. He was, what I used to think of as a …

2022-09-20: I think he wants one

2022-09-20: Lucie loves shoes I guess one of the things you realise when you have kids, or you’re around a lot of them, is …

2022-09-20: Oh! This isn't good enough! Since moving to a new domain and trying to put all the things I create together online, I’ve …

2022-09-20: Laying in bed listening to Lucie playing and laughing her head off is my kind of medicine. The …

2022-09-19: It's Not The Camera, It's A Camera There is no getting away from my love of photography and cameras. My favourite thing in the world is …

2022-09-18: 🔗 The iPhone Isn’t Cool Damon Beres writing for The Atlantic: In a market generally defined by boring hunks of plastic, …

2022-09-18: Pushing them up

2022-09-18: Schrödinger's iPhone Each year, when the new iPhone is released, I feel the same emotions that I experienced the year …

2022-09-16: Out the darkness

2022-09-16: Out of the darkness . #x100v #fujifilmx100v #fujifilmx #streetphotography #nottingham …

2022-09-16: Why GR36 has returned? My life online is often complex and filled with preaching advice that I don’t take. More often than …

2022-09-16: Constantly Waiting Over the last few weeks, I have come to realise how much time that I spend waiting for people. Islam …

2022-09-15: Finished reading: Kiss the Girls by James Patterson 📚

2022-09-12: New Home Screen for iOS16

2022-09-11: The fact that people seem to think the Apple Watch Ultra is a replacement for the old Edition range …

2022-09-10: Isolating Day two of being positive, and it has been a lonely one. In other circumstances my day might have …

2022-09-09: I understand the upload limit for podcast on micro.blog is 45mb. What is the longest recording this …

2022-09-09: Caught (Again) On Wednesday afternoon, I started to feel a bit under the weather. Nothing major, just a bit of a …

2022-09-09: I think I want to Podcast again. Any micro.blog friends fancy a chat?

2022-09-08: ‘buy your mom an iPhone’ Tim Cook’s response to improving Android texting

2022-09-07: I received my press pass for the photography show today. I didn’t even apply for one but I’ll take …

2022-09-07: And it was at this point I burnt my entire house down

2022-09-06: There’s a lot to gain for Apple producing a non-pro ‘max’ size iPhone 14 Outside …

2022-09-06: The Internet Is Boring Now For what seems like forever, I have been trying to cut down my usage of Twitter. Going around and …

2022-09-05: First Day Today is one of the scary times as a parent, the first day at big school for my son. He’s 11, so …

2022-09-04: No you spent all day trying to get your posts out of Ghost! As nice as it is I can’t be doing with …

2022-09-03: Shared without comment

2022-09-03: I really want to buy one of these. Just gives me such a sense of British culture. Plus they look …

2022-09-03: The amount of people that wield stuff like this as if it were some kind of badge of honour is weird. …

2022-09-03: I’ve had to deactivate my Twitter account for a while and get my wife to change my password. …

2022-09-03: Migrated over from mastondon.social to my new home on social.lol and it all seems to have gone ok. …

2022-09-02: I Don’t Want Anything At the same point each year, my wife and I get into the same discussion. It’s a few weeks until my …

2022-09-02: I guess I am in the cool gang now gr36.omg.lol

2022-09-02: It’s amazing how many companies claim to have deleted your account. Yet still send you marketing …

2022-09-01: I just love Shortcuts. Set up some simple ones on staff at work iPad to automate PDF creation and …

2022-08-30: Keep pumping . #fujifilm #fujixseries #fujifilmx100v #fujix100 #fujixpassion #fujixlovers …

2022-08-30: Another case of the invisible Dad today. Son starts school in September and all letters, online …

2022-08-30: The World Is Too Big And You’re Too Small I know at some point in my life I am going to have to let you go. I pray that is not for a very long …

2022-08-30: Social Media Interaction When typing out my thoughts and going well past a short tweet, I thought for longer than I should …

2022-08-29: Finished reading: Along Came a Spider by James Patterson 📚

2022-08-29: I blame @maique because I am now playing around with Drafts

2022-08-28: I’m Proud Of You Being the parent of a disabled child, I’m well aware that I need to curb my enthusiasm towards …

2022-08-28: All the concerns I have stem from this “user-engagement-at-all-cost” business practice. Irrespective …

2022-08-28: I Can’t Be Bothered My motivation to do, well, anything, comes in waves. At some points, particularly lately, I can’t be …

2022-08-27: I don’t love having to do gardening in this hot weather. But it must love me.

2022-08-26: Sunrise at Sheringham Beach . #fujifilm #fujixseries #fujixlovers #sunrise #fujixphotographer …

2022-08-26: Phone Size Thoughts Bigger phones are popular mostly because they are a computer replacement for a lot of people. As we …

2022-08-26: The Quiet And Calm Of iOS As with everything tech related, when I start to see similar thoughts and ideas shared online, I am …

2022-08-26: oh thats a new one

2022-08-25: Well now you’ve gone and ruined it. Guess we’ll be staying in today then

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2022-08-25: Asking for a friend…

2022-08-25: I Don’t Know Where To Put It For the last few weeks, I have been struggling with what to do with the posts I want to publish. …

2022-08-24: Left shell . #fujifilm #fujixseries #fujifilmx100v #fujix100 #fujixphotographer #fujixshooters …

2022-08-24: Finished reading: Building a Second Brain by Tiago Forte 📚 It falls down the usual trope of telling …

2022-08-24: Sheringham Beach

2022-08-24: Back In The Chair Creativity is a habit. - Do the Work, Danze I’ve fallen into a bit of a rabbit hole with Rishabh …

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2022-08-22: Beach Life Today was very much beach day. Not because the weather was great (it was OK but not great), but …

2022-08-22: in order to be someone, we need someone to be someone for. The Perils of Audience Capture I guess …

2022-08-22:

2022-08-21: Quick dip? . #fujifilm #fujixseries #fujifilmx100v #fujix100 #fujixpassion #fujixlovers …

2022-08-21: Sheringham, Norfolk

2022-08-21: Scratching The Itch I woke up this morning with a need to take some photos. No idea why, but it wouldn’t go away so I …

2022-08-20: I love Matter and everything, but it really has to get better at recomendations. I am so sick of …

2022-08-20: Sunrise Lucie woke us up at a ridiculous time this morning, but instead of wallowing in our tiredness we …

2022-08-20: The fact I can now export reading notes in Matter into Apple Notes and really round off my note …

2022-08-20: After seeing a few posts about it. Here’s how I post to micro.blog including an image upload …

2022-08-20: Sunrise at the beach huts

2022-08-19: Getting Away We all needed to switch off for a bit so we’ve headed to Norfolk for a few days doing nothing. Saw …

2022-08-18: The fact that when people refer to “the notch” everyone knows exactly what you mean is …

2022-08-18: be careful of “doesn’t that already exist? have you heard of XYZ?” when analyzing or sharing an idea …

2022-08-18: Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. …

2022-08-18: All Work And No Play On One Computer Around this time last year, I gave up my work iMac Pro and began working on my personal MacBook Pro. …

2022-08-17: I didn’t do it I didn’t, as I suspected, renew my Glass subscription just for the sake of it I cancelled and …

2022-08-17: The average time spent in app per day for kids and teens is a massive 91 minutes on TikTok and …

2022-08-16: I’ve KonMarie my Instagram and find it infinitely more enjoyable now. Still not installign …

2022-08-15: Currently reading: Along Came a Spider by James Patterson 📚

2022-08-14: Shaken

2022-08-14: Shaken . #fujifilm #fujixseries #fujifilmx100v #fujix100 #fujixpassion #fujixlovers …

2022-08-13: There was some great light when we were shopping in Nottingham this morning. It’s a shame I …

2022-08-13: I want to sparkle . #x100v #fujifilmuk #fujiweekly #fujifilmx #fujixphotographer #fujifilm #fujifilm …

2022-08-12: I am tempted to just move to one blog rather than splitting things between micro.gregmorris.co.uk …

2022-08-11: Few milkshake treats 🥤

2022-08-11: I thought this was supposed to be easier on m1?

2022-08-11: Woke up to lots of engagement on my two blog posts yesterday and I am a bit overwhelmed. I realise …

2022-08-10: Why do companies value new customers so much highly than retaining current ones? Where is the …

2022-08-10: Being A Realist Is Boring When you are a child, you dream of huge, almost magical things happening in your life. The future is …

2022-08-10: Hold On To Your Permalinks Matt Birchler is to blame for some of the decisions I make in my tech and blogging life. Not because …

2022-08-09: This is me: not you One of the reasons I try not to write about my ways and opinions much any more is because of how …

2022-08-08: Currently reading: The Chimp Paradox by Steve Peters 📚

2022-08-08: For The Sake Of It My Glass subscription will be coming to an end in the upcoming weeks, and I don’t know what to do …

2022-08-08: Seems like a good time to post gregmorris.co.uk/blog/but-…

2022-08-08: It never ceases to amaze me: we all love ourselves more than other people, but care more about their …

2022-08-08: Theres something about flowers and bees that speak to me. Usually buzzzzzzzzz I guess.

2022-08-07: Who’s the lucky one? . #fujifilm #fujixseries #fujifilmx100v #fujix100 #fujixpassion #fujixlovers …

2022-08-06: I feel like there is a certain type of photo that to post to Instagram and a different type on …

2022-08-06: You playing? . #fujifilmuk #fujiweekly #fujifilmx #fujixphotographer #fujifilm #fujixphotographer …

2022-08-06: Yesterday was long run day so I needed to stretch my legs with a long walk. Of course I took some …

2022-08-05: Oh my! Glass is gorgeous on the web too

2022-08-05: This is me but with Twitter. Not sure if everyone has grown up and has lives to live but my timeline …

2022-08-05: Now I am no longer podcasting I’m considering returning to a newsletter. Perhaps every two weeks.

2022-08-05: Best description of Instagram I’ve seen, and all in one sentence!

2022-08-04: My System: Notes In my journey to improve my overall systems of things and also slim down on some expenditure has …

2022-08-03: Lucie loves her new chair that will make a big difference to her social inclusion. Simple things …

2022-08-03: Using Instagram in the browser removes all ads and all the full screen messing about. Much better.

2022-08-02: Trying to slim down on some upcoming purchases because times are hard at the moment and due to get …

2022-08-02: Currently reading: The Chimp Paradox by Steve Peters 📚

2022-08-02: Why do I find my self tempted to buy, of all things, a Surface Duo? I’ve even confused myself with …

2022-08-02: All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake …

2022-08-02: Writing Instead Of Scrolling A simple idea, stollen from YouTuber Struthless to replace what is ultimately bad for me, with …

2022-08-01: Currently reading: Meditations by Marcus Aurelius 📚

2022-08-01: Take a seat

2022-08-01: At a time when staged narratives and rendered images are popular, I am excited by the fact that life …

2022-07-31: Met a friend on our evening dog walk. He’s called Larry 🦎

2022-07-31: Focused Time I wrote a post a few days ago about not being able to switch off and be focused. Well, that was the …

2022-07-31: Gaming Life Level 2: Steam Deck It seems like an age ago I wrote about loving Stadia. It has its issues, is always a few days away …

2022-07-31: It’s ok to delete people you like but you hate their tweets right? Asking for a friend.

2022-07-31: Of Course, I Am Scrolling Through Social Media Again I am starting to think my brain is fundamentally broken. I can’t sleep, can’t sit still, and …

2022-07-31: Hidden adventure . #x100v #rutland #rutlandwater #fujifilm #waterparkfun #nature #fujifilmx100v …

2022-07-31: Number 2 ❤️

2022-07-30: Placebo For reasons that I don’t really want to go into, I’ve had to resort to sleeping tablets. Nothing …

2022-07-30: I love being outside and if it involves some kind of water it’s even better

2022-07-30: Take a seat . #fujifilm #fujixseries #fujifilmx100v #fujix100 #fujixpassion #fujixlovers …

2022-07-29: Rutland Water In The Sun Another walk around Rutland again today. Enjoying the boats and water sports

2022-07-29: Cherry blossom . #cherryblossom #blossom #blackandwhite #flowers #nature #naturephotography

2022-07-29: I’m so proud ❤️

2022-07-29: Wondered why the checkout assistant was looking at me weird. Then realised I was buying Redbull and …

2022-07-28: “The audience you are building on other platforms is never truly yours.” …

2022-07-27: The good news is my inspiration and motivation to write is back a bit. Can’t really be bothered with …

2022-07-27: I want to do everything and nothing It doesn’t take more than a few minutes for the uncomfortable feeling to set in. Tiny little pin …

2022-07-27: Tempted to pick up Stray. Anyone played it? 🎮 stray.game

2022-07-27: My life doesn’t work like that Shawn Blanc has a cushty life being able to be indistractable until lunch. Between 6am and noon is …

2022-07-27: WFH slipping away Over the last few weeks, I am having to spend more and more time in an office environment. There’s …

2022-07-27: Oh, Instagram! Where to actually start? Every so often we see the once great Instagram app slide into oblivion, …

2022-07-26: A Single Shadow . #fujifilm #fujixseries #fujifilmx100v #fujix100 #fujixpassion #fujixlovers …

2022-07-25: Small Walk At Rutland It was a bit blustery and choppy out on the water, but an enjoyable hour walk with the pooch. Headed …

2022-07-25: Never going to switch Gruber doing his usual thing “Apple silicon is a profoundly inconvenient truth for many …

2022-07-25: I keep thinking about writing something, saving notes and thinking of good topics to cover. Yet when …

2022-07-25: Suck it up

2022-07-24: Instagram may be trash, but I can’t stop The well shared Om post from a few weeks ago: ““While Instagram initially fueled my passion …

2022-07-24: TikTok grabs all the things Turns out TikTok is basically spyware. “TikTok is said to collect “everything”, from search …

2022-07-22: Life is a weird thing isn’t it. I’m reminded of some techno I used to listen to 20 years ago and I’m …

2022-07-20: “One thing all humans share is that we’re a ghost trapped in a skeleton covered by a sack of …

2022-07-19: “Twitter built a superhighway from your foot to your mouth.” 💯 …

2022-07-19: There is something about the Nottingham Contemporary that makes almost every image look interesting. …

2022-07-19: I am currently at the stage of Yes I need a microblog No I don’t know where to put it So I have …

2022-07-19: Open Plan Sucks Mike Elgin on the hopeful demise of open plan offices: The open-plan office obsession, which …

2022-07-19: Spotted this on Reddit earlier today, and it stuck out to me. Perhaps it is because I’ve had …

2022-07-18: Lurking . #fujifilm #fujixseries #fujifilmx100v #fujix100 #fujixlovers #fujixphotographer …

2022-07-17: Ninja Warrior We went to a Ninja Warrior experience park yesterday in Sheffield. It’s safe to say the kids were …

2022-07-16: Tipping Point . #fujifilm #fujixseries #fujifilmx100v #fujix100 #fujixlovers #fujixphotographer …

2022-07-15: Get that shot . #fujifilm #fujixseries #fujifilmx100v #fujix100 #fujixlovers #fujixphotographer …

2022-07-15: Always Carry Your Camera I guess this is why the x100v always comes in handy, because if you just fancy shooting or something …

2022-07-14: Share a shake . #fujifilm #fujixseries #fujifilmx100v #fujix100 #fujixlovers #fujixphotographer …

2022-07-13: Sliding doors . #fujifilm #fujixseries #fujifilmx100v #fujix100 #fujixlovers #fujixphotographer …

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2022-07-11: The Queen's Baton Some of the Commonwealth joined us today to celebrate the Commonwealth touch being carried through …

2022-07-11: Keep up . #fujifilm #fujixseries #fujifilmx100v #fujix100 #fujixlovers #fujixphotographer …

2022-07-10: Sprouting . #fujifilmuk #fujiweekly #fujifilmx #fujixphotographer #fujifilm #fujixphotographer …

2022-07-09: I think I deserve this today

2022-07-09: Photography Adventures: Newtons Apple I’ve struggled with my motivation and inspiration in photography for years. It’s been something I am …

2022-07-09: The worst possible thing has happened. Lucie has COVID 💔

2022-07-01: The End Of The Road I always struggle to start writing a blog post, so I will just get right to it. There’s no more …

2022-07-01: Have you got a table for one? . #fujifilm #fujixseries #fujixlovers #fujixphotographer #fujifilmuk …

2022-06-30: Into the upside down . #fujifilm #fujixseries #fujixlovers #fujixphotographer #fujixshooters …

2022-06-29: Am I recycled?

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2022-06-26: Showtime . #streetphotography #ukstreetphotography #streetphotographer #streetphoto #fujifilmuk …

2022-06-26: Playing With Shadows

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2022-06-24: Find a new view . #fujifilm #fujixseries #fujixphotographer #fujixshooters #fujifilmuk #fuji …

2022-06-23: Being Consistent For What? Lee Peterson via Jeff Perry: .. my blogging has almost completely stopped, it’s reinforcing that 80% …

2022-06-23: Am I recycled? . #ukstreetphotography #streetphotographer #fujifilm #fujixseries #fujifilmx …

2022-06-23: Get home safe . #fujifilm #fujixseries #fujixphotographer #fujixshooters #fujifilmuk #fujiweekly …

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2022-06-21: Putting A System In Place My life is busy. Between work things, hospital appointments for my daughter and all the other things …

2022-06-19: Just Takes A Bit Of Effort The cursor blinks at me in a, what I interpret as, passive-aggressive way. Its yellow line set …

2022-06-19: Flowers And Wildlife A few random shots mainly from walking the dog

2022-06-19: Lady bug 🐞 . #fujifilm #fujixseries #fujifilmx100v #fujix100 #fujixpassion #fujixlovers …

2022-06-18: If I share just a gallery of images on my ghost blog it transfers them all into micro.blog too. …

2022-06-18: Nottingham Round 2 Photos available as prints

2022-06-18: Sold A Fake Connection On my few days unplugging, I noticed something strange happening. The sun was shining, the …

2022-06-18: Nice car, nice shadow

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2022-06-16: The Wonder Of Tech For the last few months, I have been trying to work out why I can’t be bothered with tech any more. …

2022-06-15: Keep It Tidy . #fujifilm #fujixseries #fujifilmx100v #fujix100 #fujixpassion #fujixlovers …

2022-06-14: Old and new . #fujifilm #fujixseries #fujifilmx100v #fujix100 #fujixpassion #fujixlovers …

2022-06-13: Paying respects

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2022-06-12: Paying respects . #fujifilm #fujixseries #fujifilmx100v #fujix100 #fujixpassion #fujixlovers …

2022-06-10: Bored Whilst Shopping In Nottingham One of the massive advantage of having a Fujifilm x100v is being able to take it anywhere in my …

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2022-06-08: Ruined beauty . #fujifilmx100v #fuji #fujifilm #fujifeed #fujiseries #fujiweekly #poppy #trolley …

2022-06-08: Unplugging Should Be Mandatory At the end of last week, I went off the grid. We packed our car full of camping equipment, turned …

2022-06-08: Camping For The Jubilee

2022-06-07: Blue on blue . #fujifilmx100v #fuji #fujifilm #fujifeed #fujiseries #fujiweekly #sign #sunnyday …

2022-06-07: Daisy Daisy . #fujifilmx100v #fuji #fujifilm #fujifeed #fujiseries #fujiweekly#nature #flowers …

2022-06-06: One of my favourites from earlier this year in Lincoln . #lincoln #streetphotography #lincolnshire …

2022-06-05: Disappointed Even though I shot about 200 photos over the 3 days we spent camping, I ventured out today to shoot …

2022-06-05:

2022-06-04: Hey Kids! . #fujifilmx100v #fuji #fujifilm #fujifeed #fujiseries #fujiweekly #oakley #sunshine …

2022-06-02: I’m going off grid with no phone and no gadgets for a few days. There’s only one way to tell the …

2022-06-01: Keep It Simple Stupid You might have heard this term, commonly referred to as KISS, it is used in training for almost any …

2022-06-01: What to write Do I try to force myself to write something, or let it come back on its own? The hard to take fact …

2022-05-31: Golden rays

2022-05-31: Dangerous flowers . #fujifilmx100v #fuji #fujifilm #fujifeed #fujiseries #fujiweekly #jubileeway …

2022-05-31: I Want It . #fujifilmx100v #fuji #fujifilm #fujifeed #fujiseries #fujiweekly #dogtoy #dogs #paw …

2022-05-30: Lets play . #bouncycastle #playtime #shoes #fujifilmx100v #fuji #fujifilm #fujifeed #fujiseries …

2022-05-29: Let’s play

2022-05-29: Caught in the act . #fujifilmx100v #fuji #fujifilm #fujifeed #fujiseries #thisaintartschool …

2022-05-27: Poor doggy . #doggy #fujifilmx100v #fuji #fujifilm #fujifeed #fujiseries #fujiweekly #x100v

2022-05-27: Lucie wanted to pose for some photos ❤️

2022-05-26: It’s always wrong

2022-05-23: Field of yellow . #nature #lincolnshire #a7c #scenicbritain #field #flowers #yellow #outdoors

2022-05-23: Just a sliver of light

2022-05-22: Bit Of Woodland Photography

2022-05-22: Just a sliver of light . #naturephotography #natureshots #woodland #woodlandtrust #a7c #senicbritain …

2022-05-22: Today I am mostly in nature.

2022-05-22: Trying to be zen We had a nice day to day, for a bit at least. A day out at the seaside with the kids and enjoyed a …

2022-05-21: Am I being stupid or does the micro.blog app not accept an image from the screenshot editor? @help

2022-05-20: Does anyone else find themselves thinking about a project while they’re supposed to be doing …

2022-05-19: I pray for a day we listen to intelligent, articulate individuals with a history of accurate social …

2022-05-19: I miss autumn walks . #grantham #beltonhouse #woodland #nationaltrust #autumn #goldenleaves #belmont …

2022-05-13: It’s a well worn shot, but I love it

2022-05-13: Honey I shrunk the kids

2022-05-13: Glasgow Early Morning I spent one night in Glasgow and couldn’t sleep at 6am so I went out and shot a few photos to …

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2022-05-12: In and out the shadow

2022-05-11: When the light is crap but the buildings pop

2022-05-09: Still No Salary! Like everyone else that uses LinkedIn I get the occasional notification on jobs we think you might …

2022-05-09: It can suck sometimes can't it It doesn’t take a lot to see how frustrating some people can be. Here I was in a happy little bubble …

2022-05-08: Day 8 of everyday in may was tough. But we are getting through it 💪

2022-05-07: The test run of putting the tent up on the drive way was a success. Next time won’t be so easy! 🏕

2022-05-07: Sharing? About an hour ago, I decided I was going to sign up for a year of micro.blog and start sharing more …

2022-05-05: Get On And Do It I recorded another episode of my podcast last night, and the guest gave me such an inspiring speech …

2022-05-02: Thinking About Twitter Trying to form my desires and intentions for sharing online is hard. There are a few things I want …

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2022-05-01: Twitter Spaces The app's first words to me about Spaces were “What the #$@!% is that” and I entirely agree. I hate …

2022-04-27: Is this the way?

2022-04-25: Crazy what you can get from an iPhone with a few little tweaks

2022-04-25: Crazy what you can get from an iPhone with a few little tweaks

2022-04-22: I Miss Pebble Eric Migicovsky on Why Pebble failed: Looking back with hindsight, I should not have aggressively …

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2022-04-18: How To Sign Shortcuts Files I woke to an email about an ancient Shortcuts repo I had stored old backup files in. They were …

2022-04-16: Just grazin . #nature #rutland #rutlandwater #rutlandwaternaturereserve #sheep #naturephotography …

2022-04-16: Just grazin

2022-04-16: We Need A More Social Web Om Malik on Why do you have to share: “Their whole algorithmic model is based on engagement – and …

2022-04-16: 85mm For Street Photography Although there are a few people who sometimes use a longer lens for Street Photography, there are …

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2022-04-12: I Don’t Need A Blog There are far too many things in my life that I don’t really need. I don’t need half the technology …

2022-04-11: The Busy Fool I am not one to write about business. Not because I don’t think it’s valuable to have opinions about …

2022-04-11: A Hidden Treasure . #streetphotography #lincoln #a7c #jewellery

2022-04-11: A Hidden Treasure

2022-04-10: Reading Doesn't Need To Be Hacked I am one of those people that constantly strives to do things better. Always looking out for tips …

2022-04-10: Choosing a treat . #lincoln #streetphotography #streetphotographer #a7c #85mm …

2022-04-10: Choosing a treat . #lincoln #streetphotography #streetphotographer #a7c #85mm

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2022-04-08: Lincoln Street Photography

2022-04-08: Ready For Delivery . . . #justeat #wagamama #streetphotography #lincoln #brayford #a7c #shotonsony …

2022-04-08: Ready For Delivery

2022-04-03: Trapped By A Company There have already been many words written about the walled gardens of tech companies. Usually …

2022-03-31: I Want To Write Something There is a tale to be told here. One that having a blog sometimes feels a little like having an …

2022-03-30: Table Tennis National Championships 2022 Sports photography is not really my thing, and not even something I have tried before. However never …

2022-03-29: Interoperability Should Be Simple Unless you’ve been living under a technology rock, or simply don’t care, you can’t escape European …

2022-03-28: The moment @tomm_jarvis became the national champion . . . #tabletennis #markbatesnationals22 …

2022-03-28: The moment Tom Jarvis became the national champion

2022-03-26: You can tell it’s spring . . . #flowers #daffodils #sunshine #sonyalpha #nature #unitedkingdom …

2022-03-26: You can tell it’s spring

2022-03-25: You cant kill my love of flowers! . . . #flowers #spring #a7iv #cherryblossom #pink #2870mm #sigma …

2022-03-25: You cant kill my love of flowers!

2022-03-19: Nordictrack Cross Trainer Resistance Too High? Here’s The Fix! As excited as I was to unpack my new purchase as soon as it arrived, that was all dispersed the …

2022-03-16: An Algorithm Isn’t Always The Way It’s very unlike the world of Twitter to lose its mind when the company changes something about its …

2022-03-13: Trying To Make Friends As An Adult Sucks If the last two years(ish) has taught me anything, it’s that I love working from home. I have been …

2022-02-27: Scared Of Stopping Sharing Despite me applauding myself, I don’t think I have broken the cycle completely. Sure, the urge to …

2022-02-27: Who Knows What Is True Steven Lee Myers, Paul Mozur and Jeff Kao writing in Bots and Fake Accounts Push China’s Vision of …

2022-02-25: In The Clearing . . . #moody #misty #woodland #nature #instagood #shotonsony #a7c #lincolnshire …

2022-02-25: In The Clearing

2022-02-24: Don’t Let It I feel the same stresses that many people seem to be experiencing at the moment. The pressure in …

2022-02-24: Is Web3 Just To Make Money? Jordan Pearson writing in Bored Apes, BuzzFeed and the Battle for the Future of the Internet: What …

2022-02-23: Down The Alley . . . #streetphotography #shadow #stamford #sonya7c #85mm18 #shotonsony #instagood …

2022-02-23: Down The Alley

2022-02-22: Time To Break The Apple Watch Free During the past few weeks, I have bene leaning on my Apple Watch as my primary device. It has become …

2022-02-19: Agorithums and Safe Spaces Make Things Worse The Tim Ferriss Show 477 with Yuval Noah Harari: the way that we will get so used to having these …

2022-02-19: Your Attention Is Yours Dan Counsell writing in I Will Not Buy Another iPhone: Doing whatever they can to get my attention. …

2022-02-16: Google Search Ruined The Web Nick Heer writing in Trust in Google Search Is Dying: Big publications are all trying to do their …

2022-02-15: Link Posts From Obsidian This started off life as a link post to an interesting video on Matt Birchlers writing set up. …

2022-02-10: The Ultimate Minimalist Phone For the last few years, I have been looking to go back to simpler times. Ones that didn’t try to …

2022-02-09: Trent Bridge . . . #newark #nottinghamshire #bridge #waterside #river #landscape #85mm18 …

2022-02-09: Trent Bridge

2022-02-02: When The Shadows Just Hit Right 🔥 . . . #streetphotography #shadow #stamford #sonya7c #85mm18 …

2022-02-02: When The Shadows Just Hit Right

2022-01-31: Waiting For A Sale . . . #stamford #streetphotography #shop #paulrichman #lincolnshire …

2022-01-31: Waiting For A Sale

2022-01-30: A Drink In The Sun? . . . #stamford #rutland #lincolnshire #lincsoffical #streetphotography #pub

2022-01-30: A Drink In The Sun?

2022-01-30: Stamford, Lincolnshire

2022-01-25: Platforms Are Not Treated The Same Coverage from Steriogum on Neil Young pulling his music from Spotify : In a open letter to his …

2022-01-25: Breaking Rule #1 Cheri imploring me to join no social media clubbut not to talk about it: My feelings are true to me, …

2022-01-24: Not Everything Has To Be Sold. Charlie Warzel talking about Wordle in Galaxy Brain: Wordle’s success has scrambled the brains of …

2022-01-24: Just Background Noise When I wake at silly times in the morning and get out of bed, I don’t even know why I put the TV on. …

2022-01-18: Waiting for play time

2022-01-18: Waiting for play time

2022-01-18: What’s After I Quit? For years, I have imagined a future I seemingly cannot attain. One where I no longer have a need for …

2022-01-17: Social Media Ghosting The straw that broke the camel's back, or broke my relationship with Facebook, was a podcast on …

2022-01-16: There’s a Flaw In The Metaverse To be honest, I never wanted to talk about the metaverse. An idea that has been floating around …

2022-01-14: I hoping the answer was blowing in the wind

2022-01-14: I hoping the answer was blowing in the wind

2022-01-13: Catching the light . . . . . #rubbish #trashpicker #woodlands #fallenleaves #polution #plasticbottle …

2022-01-13: Catching the light

2022-01-12: I'm No Portrait Photographer

2022-01-12: It Gets Everywhere . . . . . #corona #coronamemes #coronaextra #nature #leaves #woodland #sonyalpha …

2022-01-12: It Gets Everywhere

2022-01-07: Negative Vibes Have you ever heard the expression that the universe is a mirror? The idea that whatever you put out …

2022-01-06: Two Cameras: Two Uses James Tocchio on his view that the camera matters: I’ve been missing that. All of that. And it’s …

2022-01-06: It Depends On When You Write The Book There have been a few points in my life that have felt like it was ending. The specifics of these no …

2022-01-06: Goodbye For A Bit Colin Devroe on Quitting Social Media: Not that I can’t focus. I can sit down and get into flow on a …

2022-01-04: Subscription Creep After some inspiration from Maique I thought I would take stock of things going out of my account. I …

2022-01-02: A Path For 2022 Taking inspiration from a few other bloggers posts that I have read, I thought I would post my …

2021-12-31: On This Day A friend Of mine, Gabz has been going backwards and forwards on where to host his blog. He tried …

2021-12-27: Glass Feelings I am not the type of person to be influenced by other people's thoughts, but they often prompt …

2021-12-26: What Is A Smartphone For? Some would say we have an unhealthy relationship with our phones. That for many it is a digital …

2021-12-21: My Homescreen To End 2021 Due to my fixed nature and habits I don’t change my home screen very much. It stays pretty static, …

2021-12-21: I Didn’t Do Any Of This For Me In early 2020 I was dismissive. Stuck with the majority of the country that scoffed at the thought …

2021-12-21: Limiting Your Reach Matt Birchler on his need for photography to be fun: Additionally, since Glass is paid and artists …

2021-12-20: The Ergonomics Of Use Despite many years of taking photos, I have only visited a camera shop twice. Once to sell all my …

2021-12-19: Bit cold out

2021-12-19: Bit cold out

2021-12-18: Brain FM: The App Always Playing On My iPhone I am not even sure how I stumbled on Brain FM, but I have been using it for years. Stumping up for a …

2021-12-16: Conspiracy Theory To Fill The Gaps There is a theological perspective called “god of the gaps”. This idea is that whenever humans are …

2021-12-16: I Love Christmas Lights Snapped this whilst out walking the dog earlier. I’ve taken it before with my camera, but there is …

2021-12-15: Welcome To The Morris Point Matt Birchler tweeted and wrote about the Dunning-Kruger effect recently. I have no idea what …

2021-12-14: A Fixed Perspective I’ve never been a fan of prime lenses. Although they are a staple of almost all photographers I …

2021-12-13: Christmas Rush I really should be slowing down this late into December. In times gone by, I would have been …

2021-12-13: Feeling Unsafe Today I had a wonderful walk around a local town with my camera. I’ve never done this before, I walk …

2021-12-12: In the boat yard . . . . . #newark #nottinghamshire #boat #streetphotography #sonyalpha #a7c #85mm …

2021-12-12: In the boat yard

2021-12-12: Newark, Nottinghamshire

2021-12-10: Missing The Tech For LOLs Andy Nicolaides on the outlook of some tech commentators: For many millions of people out there, VR …

2021-12-10: I Appreciate You After going backwards and forwards (as normal) with the photo sharing service Glass, I am enjoying …

2021-12-09: To Write More, Read More There is no getting around the fact that creating things consistently is hard work. It doesn’t …

2021-12-08: The Problem With A Closed Platform Isobel Asher Hamilton on the demand by scientist to see internal research: An international …

2021-12-08: Putting In Some Barriers Exactly two years ago, I was thinking about barriers. At the time it was to do with comments on my …

2021-12-07: I Know What I Should Do, But… There are so many things in my life that cause me to think about for far too long. I dwell on things …

2021-12-07: A deer in the wild? . . . . . #christmas #christmaslights #deer #santa #streetphotography #sonyalpha …

2021-12-07: A deer in the wild?

2021-12-07: Nottingham Christmas Market Shot on iPhone 13 mini

2021-12-06: Christmas Lights

2021-12-06: Stop looking at me swan! . . . . . #sonyalpha #sony #photography #a7c #a #nature #scenicbritain …

2021-12-06: Stop looking at me swan!

2021-12-06: How To Use Tailwind With Your Ghost Blog Never one to be left behind, I am continually looking for a way to speed up my theme development. …

2021-12-05: Christmas Baubles

2021-12-05: The storm is coming

2021-12-05: The storm is coming

2021-12-04: Love this girl ❤️

2021-12-04: Love this girl

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2021-12-03: Nottingham Christmas Market

2021-12-02: TV Entitlement I wasn't going to write anything today. When driving home after work, I had decided against it …

2021-12-01: Team No Sleep For as long as my daughter Lucie has been with us, my sleep has been disturbed. The first weeks of …

2021-11-30: Writing Everyday Is Exhausting Joshua Ginter’s thoughts on publishing every day: There are nights where you just want to veg and …

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2021-11-30: Christmas Baubles

2021-11-30: My Focus Mode Set Up If you’re a bit sad like me, one of the most interesting features of iOS 15 is Focus Mode. Bringing …

2021-11-29: What Are You Actually Missing Out On? During one of our many meandering chats, my wife and I were talking about her phone. She’s using an …

2021-11-27: Seriously Stop Worrying Arthur C Brooks brings the fire to make you understand that No One Cares If I wouldn’t invite …

2021-11-27: The light is fading

2021-11-27: The light is fading

2021-11-26: Tactile Things In A Digital World Many years ago, I think my blog was on Medium, I wrote a post with the same title. It has been lost …

2021-11-25: Going Through The Motions When I got my first big break in my working life, it was for a giant corporation with a robust …

2021-11-24: Twitter Login “Nothing To See Here” Fix There is nothing more annoying that technology not working the way it should do, without any fix. …

2021-11-24: Supporters And Followers Whilst looking at options to add a ‘tip’ service to my blog, I looked at what felt like a …

2021-11-23: Instant On For those of you not following me on Twitter (and why not I’m hilarious) I bought an Xbox Series X. …

2021-11-22: Blown Away

2021-11-22: Blown Away

2021-11-22: Shot With Meaning I recently came to the realisation that I seldom look at the photos on my phone. For years I always …

2021-11-21: How To Edit Your Ghost Theme Using Github Since first trying Ghost, one of the best things about editing my theme is the ability to host on …

2021-11-21: Longer Thoughts Are Truer Thoughts Josh Ginger on honeymoon phases with new devices: By then, it’ll all be too late. But at least it’ll …

2021-11-19: Something To Say I am very dismissive of publishing my thoughts on many topics tech related. More so about devices …

2021-11-18: The Web Is Broken I don’t usually frequent /r/conspiracy, but I stray into it sometimes just to see what crazy is …

2021-11-17: Explained By Stupidity In what seems like another life, I spent a few years working for massive corporations. You know the …

2021-11-16: Where’s My Chew Toy? I’ve been having a bit of a bad time currently. A few issues in my professional life coupled with …

2021-11-15: What Is Email Now? I used to be OK with email. Even in my day job I didn’t get much of it, I was one for picking the …

2021-11-14: No-one Makes Content For Facebook Casey Newton noticing Facebooks plagiarism problem: Facebook’s report details the top 20 most widely …

2021-11-12: Shortcuts Undoubtedly, the biggest thing I was looking forward to with the macOS Monterey update was …

2021-11-12: Do I like likes? I know I am not supposed to. Well, I am supposed to, it’s human nature, but I am supposed to hate …

2021-11-11: I Need This Thing I’ve been learning photography for around 4 years now. I love looking back, sometimes through hands …

2021-11-11: You’re going to be ages mate

2021-11-11: You’re going to be ages mate

2021-11-10: Facebook could have fixed misinformation spread two years ago Alex Kantrowitz reforming the Share Button : A simple product tweak, the research indicated, would …

2021-11-10: Going Deeper In July of this year, I quit twitter for the longest I ever have done. It was only about two weeks, …

2021-11-09: The Solution Is More Journalism Charlie Warzel writes about what to do now we know all we do about Facebook: I think there’s also …

2021-11-09: Blog Envy The sheer number of repos I have on GitHub containing blog themes in various states of repair is a …

2021-11-08: The Best Laptop Keyboard I Have Ever Used Joshua Ginter on the difference between the M1 MacBook Air and the new MacBook Pro keyboards: …

2021-11-08: Tech Evangelism There were certain periods in my life where I was so ingrained into the world of technology that …

2021-11-07: Sterling helps bring meditation to the masses Raheem Stirling speaking to Wired about the benefits of meditation: It’s only now that I can see the …

2021-11-07: A Writing Kanban I am a simple soul that falls for far too many marketing ploys. Companies don’t even have to put …

2021-11-07: Instagram On The Web In all the time sucking manipulative apps I have ever installed on my phone, Instagram gets me every …

2021-11-06: Woodland Walk At Belmont Tower

2021-11-06: Wheres the fairies? . . . . . #sonyalpha #sony #photography #a7c #shotonsonyalpha #nature …

2021-11-06: Wheres the fairies?

2021-11-05: A New Home I know what you're thinking…. again! This time I haven't fallen out with myself and moved just …

2021-11-01: Can You Stop Messing Around With Keyboards Now? At their October event Apple unveiled huge improvements to the ‘pro’ line up of laptops. Moving the …

2021-10-31: They keep on falling . . . . . #sonyalpha #sony #photography #a7c #a #nature #sigma #scenicbritain …

2021-10-31: They keep on falling

2021-10-31: They Keep Falling

2021-10-29: Meta Dismissive Casey Newton on Facebook going Meta: It struck me, given the recent conversation around how old and …

2021-10-28: My Blog Is An Extension Of Me I go backwards and forwards about what I want gr36.com to be. Over the years it has been a portfolio …

2021-10-27: Shortcut For Easy Apple Passwords Access As much as I love 1Password, I don’t love having to pay yet another subscription. So when Apple …

2021-10-27: Review Bias Is A Thing Lee Peterson on his lack of trust in #giftfromgoogle reviews: As part of the Pixel 6 rollout Google …

2021-10-26: Add Information To Notion With Shortcuts Without getting too much into the tools I use (yet again) I have been enjoying using Notion lately …

2021-10-26: Don’t buy the M1 MacBook Pro Matt Birchler with some comments on the MacBook to buy: I would argue the only Apple Silicon Mac I …

2021-10-25: Beware the prickles . . . . . #sonyalpha #sony #photography #a7c #a #nature #sigma #scenicbritain …

2021-10-24: Making Bets On The Future Is Risky Jon Porter on Apple being ready to admit it was wrong about the future of laptops: Whether that’s …

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2021-10-24: Two Swans A Swimming

2021-10-22: But I Already Have A Dongle Jason Snell on the Exile from Dongletown: Apple’s argument for getting rid of the SD slot was that …

2021-10-22: A random bug appears

2021-10-22: A random bug appears

2021-10-21: Blowing in the wind . . . . . #naturephotography #sonyalpha #sony #photography #a7c #a #nature …

2021-10-21: Blowing in the wind

2021-10-19: The Pro Default I always love a good trip to the Apple store. A little to gaze at all its capitalist glory, but I …

2021-10-07: I Don’t Use My Phone Much Every time I tweet these words or heaven forbid say them out loud, I get a wide variety of strange …

2021-10-06: Attempt at some product photography for a review . . . . . #iphone13 #iphone13mini #apple #sigma …

2021-10-06: Attempt at some product photography for a review

2021-10-05: A Month Without An Apple Watch I’ve been toying with the idea of not using an Apple Watch on off for a few years. Usually when …

2021-10-04: iPhone 13 Pro Review: Another Step Forward Last year I decided the iPhone 12 Pro was the best choice in the line-up. It offered the best …

2021-10-03: iPhone 13 Mini Review: Problems Solved When the iPhone 12 launched I couldn’t make my mind up which one of the all-new line up I wanted. …

2021-10-02: Junk Values For the longest time I have been questioning why I do things. Not because I like making myself feel …

2021-09-30: Random flower just to keep you all interested ❤️

2021-09-30: Random flower just to keep you all interested

2021-09-28: You Probably Don't Need A New Thing Patrick Tomasso in his iPhone 13 Pro review: Learn how to do the things you want to do instead of …

2021-09-27: Time For An Actual Oh. So. Pro Camera This is so pro, and we think you’re really going to love it. Words that seem to flow out of every …

2021-09-27: Beauty from nothing . . . . . #sonyalpha #sony #photography #a7c #a #nature #sigma #flower #nature …

2021-09-27: Beauty from nothing

2021-09-25: Not Just A Question Of Economics Federico in his iPad Mini review: The new iPad mini has no such aspirations. Instead, the iPad mini …

2021-09-24: The Wallpaper App V2 When it comes to using your tech, there are few better feelings than slapping on a new wallpaper and …

2021-09-22: Head through

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2021-09-21: Normanton Church

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2021-09-20: Forbidden Garden

2021-09-19: Incremental Updates Every time Apple update something in their line-up that doesn’t quite live up to people’s …

2021-09-14: On Your Face Again Very few times in my blogging life do I have to go extremely far back in my archives. Perhaps a year …

2021-09-12: Know the code? . . . . . #a7c #sonya7c #sigma #sigma2870mmf28 #shotonsonyalpha #lock #vikingway …

2021-09-12: Know the code?

2021-09-09: What If Twitter Is Actually Empty OK. Hear me out before you reply and do as Twitter says and read the post before commenting. The …

2021-09-07: The optional module, imagick, is not installed, or has been disabled - Digital Ocean Before I start, the full disclosure is I don’t think this error message makes much difference. After …

2021-09-07: The Death Of A Newsletter It is with great sadness that I announce the death of a good friend of yours. The Greg Thinks Thing …

2021-09-06: Saving the memories . . . . . #a7c #shotonsonyalpha #memories #kids #memoriesforlife #sonya7c …

2021-09-06: Saving the memories

2021-09-05: Lonely buoy . . . . . #sonya7c #sonyalphaa7c #shotonsonyalpha #shotonsony #sigma #sigma2470art …

2021-09-05: Lonely buoy

2021-09-05: Rutland Water

2021-09-04: Bug eater . . . . #dodgecharger #dodge #charger #anericanmuscle #carsofinstagram #americanmusclecar …

2021-09-04: Bug eater

2021-09-04: Run of the mill

2021-09-04: Run of the mill

2021-09-01: Refill My Glass How do you write a follow up post? Especially one where you’ve changed your mind just because …

2021-08-31: For Money, or For You? Matt Baer on Writing Just Because: we can see how lonely it might be to sit in a room and constantly …

2021-08-29: Alone at the gate

2021-08-29: Alone at the gate . . . . #sonycamera #sonya #sonyalpha #sonyphotography #a7c #sonymirrorless …

2021-08-29: Belmont Tower

2021-08-28: Top of the tower . . . . #sonycamera #sonya #sonyalpha #sonyphotography #a7c #sonymirrorless …

2021-08-26: Minimalism And Big Phones Try as I might to be a good minimalist, I get lost along the way every now and again. I am never …

2021-08-25: Writing Consistently It’s hard work writing all the time. Some people seem to find it impressively easy and set off my …

2021-08-24: My Glass Half Full The two week free trial I had in place for Glass comes up for renewal today and I am really …

2021-08-24: Where is your community? Carl Barenbrug going In Search of Alternative Community Platforms: Although I wouldn’t go as far as …

2021-08-23: Filtering Out The Noise In case you’ve switched off, or reading my blog for the first time, you will have noticed that I am …

2021-08-22: Hooooot

2021-08-22: Hooooot

2021-08-22: Would You Do It For Free? Seth Godin on being In it for the money: It’s such a hard thing to be honest about. Because money is …

2021-08-18: My Trust In Reviews Chris Wilson on How do you know if they’re a good app reviewer? Would you more trust a reviewer who …

2021-08-17: Get that selfie

2021-08-17: Get that selfie

2021-08-16: Glass Thoughts It is really hard for me to form thoughts on new services as quickly as I would like. My initial …

2021-08-15: Cutting the sky

2021-08-15: Cutting the sky . . . . #sonyalpha #sonyalphaa7c #sonya7c #shotonsonyalpha #sky #nature #grass …

2021-08-04: Other Peoples Trash Can I am sure I will keep going on about it, and also spam my Instragram now, but having a camera back …

2021-08-04: Find a new perspective . . . . #sonyalpha #sonya7c #sonyalphaa7c #shotonsonyalpha #harrypotter …

2021-08-04: Find a new perspective

2021-08-03: Knock knock

2021-08-03: Knock knock

2021-08-03: Harry Potter World

2021-07-30: Tall corn

2021-07-30: Tall corn

2021-07-30: Big Ears

2021-07-29: Having A Camera It was a very quick thought that flowed through one day when writing out edition 33 of my …

2021-07-29: Never go THAT way

2021-07-29: Never go THAT way

2021-07-27: Be Happy It Happened Recently myself and my wife were talking about death. Nothing happened, it’s just the weird way our …

2021-07-26: Work To Live Not The Opposite Jason Friend on it being a little bit crazy at work: It’s no wonder people are working longer, …

2021-07-23: Linked By Others One of my most enjoyable newsletters is Tablet Habit by Jeff Perry, particularly because I am diving …

2021-07-23: What Happened To Rich People? This week, Jeff Bezos went to space. I am not interested enough to get emotional about it, although …

2021-07-23: Here comes the sun

2021-07-23: Here comes the sun

2021-07-19: Shortcut: Pocket Quote To Obsidian One of my favorite things to do is read through all the items I have saved throughout the day to my …

2021-07-19: Why Are Apple Media Apps So Terrible Reddit user heyyoudvd replying to a thread on Why do Apple’s media services apps suck so bad?: This …

2021-07-17: One Mans Junk Is Another Mans Treasure Chris Hannah on the subjectivity of weeds: For example, when reading a product review, whether it’s …

2021-07-16: Getting Rid Of Amazon I feel like I am cutting more things out of my life than I am putting in at the minute, but its a …

2021-07-09: A Quick Check In I wrote about deactivating my account on this weeks newsletter sent out on Thursday. It is something …

2021-07-08: Scared Of Changes M.G. Siegler in defence of Safari: largely I read this critique (which itself is kicked off by …

2021-07-08: Deactivated Twitter This week I chose to deactivate my Twitter account at least temporarily. There was no single reason …

2021-07-04: Sharing Everything Is Too Much G. Keenan Schneider on Hating the Internet Social media has convinced us that any thought, …

2021-07-03: How To Publish To Micro.blog With iOS Shortcuts My blog is currently hosted on the excellent micro.blog service. I could go on about why I chose …

2021-07-03: Publishing To WordPress With iOS Shortcuts If I can be allowed to stick my neck out a little here, I think the iPad is the perfect blogging …

2021-07-01: Early Xbox Gamepass Thoughts The future is finally here. No you still can’t work on an iPad, but game streaming is finally good …

2021-06-29: A Question Of Platforms When publishing a link post yesterday about blogging feeling more away from regular social media, …

2021-06-28: More Comments And Replies Please Julian Summerhayes on The love of writing: Sure, it doesn’t have to be here which technically, I …

2021-06-28: Logging Off The past weekend we managed to grab some time away as a family. It’s been a long time coming as we …

2021-06-24: Using Craft For Daily Notes One of the most beneficial habits I have gotten into is taking daily notes, and I really wish I had …

2021-06-23: Force Some iPad Into My Life When I think about all of the hardware I have owned over the last few years there are far too many …

2021-06-23: Berry good

2021-06-23: Berry good

2021-06-22: Wheres The Downside To Mail Privacy Protection? At Apples WWDC 2021, Apple focused very tightly on improving the security of their products. Many …

2021-06-21: Changing Decisions Seth Godin on making a new decision: If we’re going to go forward, it’s because something has …

2021-06-20: Work And Home Digital Separation We’ve has a huge shift at work, returning to more of an office based environment for at least a …

2021-06-14: Speak, Don’t Stomp Carl Barenbrug on being rational Upon reflection, it is entirely someone’s prerogative to block me …

2021-06-13: The Simplicity Of The iPad Is Its Biggest Attraction I seem to be writing about the iPad a bit more, simply because people are thinking and talking about …

2021-06-12: Will The iPad Ever Move Out From The Macs Shadow? Before we get anywhere into this post, I absolutely refuse to start this stupid debate again. I love …

2021-06-12: Hate what you hate, and enjoy it One of the best things about blogging and sharing things on social media is the constant changing …

2021-06-11: But what about... There are so many things I love about Twitter. It was the first social network that clicked for me, …

2021-06-04: In the sunshine ☀️

2021-06-04: In the sunshine

2021-06-03: I Love The Journey It’s amazing how easy I am to sway into using something else. I’m perfectly happy using obsidian, …

2021-06-02: More Thought Less Action Don’t get me wrong, there are massive advantages to fast moving, constantly updated feeds of things …

2021-06-02: Jet trails in the sky

2021-06-02: Jet trails in the sky

2021-05-31: Holding the fallen apple

2021-05-31: Holding the fallen apple

2021-05-31: Insides vs Outsides Laura Turner on How Twitter Fuels Anxiety Using Twitter, I am constantly comparing my insides—my …

2021-05-30: The clock tower

2021-05-30: The clock tower

2021-05-29: If There Could Be Only One Fix For iPadOS Mat Birchler on Multitasking vs Parallelism: the ability to me to tell my computer to do something, …

2021-05-29: Alone

2021-05-29: Alone

2021-05-23: Up the driveway

2021-05-23: Up the driveway

2021-05-22: Rotting away

2021-05-22: Rotting away

2021-05-20: Burn it down

2021-05-20: Burn it down

2021-05-19: Where Do Your Values Fit? I am making my way through the wonderful book “Think Like a Monk” by Jay Shetty. It’s hard going, …

2021-05-18: Bring The Humans Back! Amelia Tait on algorithms taking creativity out of social media: In the future, social media giants …

2021-05-18: I’m Not Like You Think I completely missed last week being mental health awareness week in the UK. A period of time …

2021-05-17: This girl gets me

2021-05-17: This girl gets me

2021-05-16: Web-log all the things Cory Doctorow reflecting on years of bloging: Peter “peterme” Merholz coined the term “blog” as a …

2021-05-15: My Obsidian Set Up For the last few months I have been using Roam Research as the powerhouse behind almost everything I …

2021-05-14: Ethical Pirating Last week the new Mortal Kombat film launched, but only in the US! This isn’t exactly a blockbuster …

2021-05-14: The Rage Machine Maple Cocaine on Twitter on Twitter: Each day on Twitter there is one main character. The goal is to …

2021-05-14: The Scout Mindset A recent Vox Conversations episode brought me towards a book about scout mindset. This is the basis …

2021-05-14: Podcast Investment Of course over the last few weeks I have been going backwards and forwards over podcasting again, …

2021-05-14: Small Changes, Big Effects I’ve changed my morning routine little by little over the last few weeks and it has made a huge …

2021-05-12: My Podcast Feed It’s been a while since I listened to podcast as intently as I used to. Somewhere in 2019 I fell off …

2021-05-10: Get that social distance

2021-05-10: Get that social distance

2021-05-07: Down the pier

2021-05-07: Down the pier

2021-05-04: Basecamp Ego Rules Casey Newton exposing the all hands meeting at Basecamp They really don’t care what employees have …

2021-05-03: Eating Habits Have Been Hacked Davie Davies speaking to Hooked author Michael Moss: During the pandemic, he says, many people have …

2021-04-30: I can only care for fake plants

2021-04-30: I can only care for fake plants

2021-04-28: Humanity Is Great Again I don’t need to resort to tropes to tell anyone how hard the last year has been. Since COVID-19 hit …

2021-04-27: How To Do An EE Digital eSim Swop Despite it being a standard feature in many Android phones it took Apple until the iPhone XS to …

2021-04-26: Where Does Apple Go With iPad OS? Jeff Perry on needing the iPad software to catch up I can see reviews coming a mile away claiming …

2021-04-25: Pretty in pink

2021-04-25: Pretty in pink

2021-04-22: The Great Podcast Doors Are Closing Following Apples move to offer Podcasters subscriptions to help increase revenue for podcasters, and …

2021-04-22: The Problem Of Scale One thing that constantly surprises me on micro.blog is how nice people are. This has something to …

2021-04-21: What Do I Really Want? I’d like to say this was in my younger years, but until fairly recently I bought loads of stuff …

2021-04-16: Back As Far As I Can Last year I wrote about my desire to move completely away from smartphones in general and detach …

2021-04-15: Mange Comments Like Your Content Justin Tadlock discussing the relevancy of comments: Commenting on and discussing ideas in an open …

2021-04-14: Everyone Falls Down These Holes Matt Birchler on making a mistake: And finally, it has been a healthy reminder that the internet …

2021-04-12: Seeing Yourself Everywhere Anna Wiener in Uncanny Vally Wherever I traveled on the internet, I saw my own data reflected back …

2021-04-12: It’s Easy To Wish For Something Else The world online would have us believe that everyone else’s life is better than ours. No matter how …

2021-04-11: Time To Slow It Down My daughters toy says this to me every time I hand it to her. Its nighttime based vocal cues and …

2021-04-09: Why Highlights Are So Important To My Reading It’s only a few months since I covered my reading flow. It’s something that has changed a lot in the …

2021-04-08: All Set Up And Nothing To Show Zach Phillips on generating work before building a system A common experience I have as an …

2021-04-08: My Phone Has Moved Out For at least the last 4 years, each night I have taken off my Apple Watch, and placed it on a …

2021-04-07: Posting To The Internet Is Not Your Job I’m at risk of starting to sound like a broken record. This strange habit exists in me that I want …

2021-04-05: Show Your Work And The Result Andy Matuschak about working with the garage door up: It’s giving a lecture about the problems …

2021-04-04: Write About Anything And Everything I have seen people over the last few days start to wonder what to write about on their blog. Asking …

2021-04-04: Waste More Time Alan Lightman in his book In praise of wasting time: We in the “developed” world have created a …

2021-04-03: HomeScreen April 2020 I told you I was going to keep on top of this and share my Homescreen regularly. You might not take …

2021-04-01: Fast Moving Is Not Always Better Matt Birchler on wanting a delay tweet button: People sometimes act like outrage and fake news is …

2021-04-01: How I Set Up My Micro.blog Now I’ve ended my Ross and Rachel relationship with micro.blog, and I’m fully in, I wanted to spend …

2021-03-30: How Facebook Makes Money Karen Hao on Facebooks misinformation addiction: The algorithms that underpin Facebook’s business …

2021-03-30: The Thought Of Fading Away I don’t remember the first time I thought about killing myself. It has to have been too long ago for …

2021-03-29: Being Able To Publish To The Internet We’ve all seen or heard of someone being ‘de platformed’ and loosing access to a service. Usually …

2021-03-28: Tracking All The Things DHH on old school tracking: How bizarre it would have seemed back then to learn that in the future …

2021-03-28: Why Micro.Blog In recent weeks I have been a bit of a restless soul. Moving things around despite my insistence …

2021-03-27: My Favourite Apple Device

To steal some inspiration from Gabz I wanted to write about my favourite Apple device I own. For …

2021-03-27: A Bit Of Quiet And Focus DHH wanting less platforms Everything from everyone all the time is too much. It’s unnatural and …

2021-03-26: Feed Worries Yes. Unless you can’t tell I have moved my blog, again. It’s now firmly rooted into micro.blog, and …

2021-03-25: Facebook Is Cigarettes Make me smart with Kai and Molly: Facebook is cigarettes… It’s Big Tobacco… They know its product …

2021-03-25: My Set-Up And Want For Less In the middle of last year I was debating my surrounding technology, and 8 moths later I am still …

2021-03-23: I’d Hate To Loose My Stuff Kaitlyn Tiffany on the disappearing internet At the same time, the internet is constantly …

2021-03-23: What’s this for? I question almost everything about my life. Constantly wondering about each and everything I do and …

2021-03-22: The Value Of Your Words Patric Rhone on writing a blog post instead of tweets please place any idea worth more than 280 …

2021-03-19: I’m An Advert, Calm Down Feeling the need to defend Apple because another brand made an advert is a strange logic. Sure, the …

2021-03-19: Always Positive Joe on trying to remain positive all the time: Right now I am struggling with having positive …

2021-03-19: UX, UI, And Eruk! For the past few days, I have been looking into the new notes app, Craft. It has been lauded up as …

2021-03-19: Was This Correct? The last sentence of Jacks first tweet in his thread when following Trumps banning from Twitter has …

2021-03-19: Looking For My Perfect App It doesn’t exist. You can’t find everything you want from an app, it’s like finding a unicorn. …

2021-03-14: The Importance Of Silence Andy on his avoidance of silence I had a brief moment of silence today, only about a minute, but …

2021-03-13: Blogging Isn’t Social Media The usual over inflation from David Hansson on Twitter: “HEY World is a tribute to the bliss of …

2021-03-11: Privacy Labels With Caveats Mitchell Clark on Gmail labels in their iOS app It is worth noting that Apple’s app privacy labels …

2021-03-10: Homescreen March 2021 I want to try and keep a post or page updated with the tools I am using and apps I have installed. I …

2021-03-10: Digital Consumerism And App Lust Mario Villalobos on when to say yes There’s this mindset among many people online that I like to …

2021-03-10: When Are You Enough? Every single advert you see on Tv has a pretty simple message. It wants you to be motivated enough …

2021-03-10: Stop Tracking Random Emails David Nield gives some advice on email tracking and how to stop it Tracking pixels can report the …

2021-03-09: No Replacement For Organisation Gaby on another ducking task manager Bringing a lot of stress, things not being as organized, many …

2021-03-09: What I Am Reading At this point in my life I am not sure I can ever sleep without first turning a few digital pages. …

2021-03-09: I Did It! You may have noticed my absence from almost absolutely everything over the weekend. No blogging, no …

2021-03-09: Stadia is dead - remember Stadia on new Sony TVs the TVs come with features like built-in Chromecast, Google Assistant …

2021-03-05: On Third Party App Stores <div class=""twitter-tweet"" style="font-style: normal; …

2021-03-04: What You Watchin I know what most people think straight away. How many of todays posts are going to be about Apple …

2021-03-04: Playing Again This game has been the best one I have picked up in ages. Yes I am aware I keep banging on about it. …

2021-03-03: Writing How To Guides I often wonder why I publish things to the internet. It doesn’t matter if it’s a tweet, a photo or a …

2021-03-02: I Almost Forgot It was by absolute chance that I remembered to post today’s blog post for the March blogging …

2021-03-01: A Creature Of Habit I wouldn’t say that daily routines are essential to me, but they are very highly ranked. I am a big …

2021-03-01: This Is How You Write When you first start out writing anything it’s daunting. It feels like it’s one of those things that …

2021-02-26: What Is Your Blog? When I first started writing on the internet it was a weird time. I wasn’t the first to do it, but I …

2021-02-25: Knowing what you are and what you need Jacob Kastrenakes on Twitters new features: Direct payment tools have become increasingly important …

2021-02-23: Not Missing The Newsletter Boom Andy Nicolaides on the new ‘blogging’ in Hey One of the guiding principles of Hey, to me, seemed to …

2021-02-19: It’s Easy To Blame Facebook Casey Newton on Facebook and Google vs Australia wrote It’s worth mentioning that any Australian …

2021-02-18: I Still Don’t Know What I Want To Be When I Grow Up I posted this very tongue in cheek recently. A brief thought that passed through my mind whilst …

2021-02-18: What’s Essential To You? Matt Birchler nailing it once again: One man’s bullshit is another man’s essential features, but …

2021-02-18: Webmentions To Avoid Twitter Perhaps avoid is the wrong word, but we’ve all felt that annoyance that we opened the app to send a …

2021-02-18: Writing For Yourself And Growth Chris Hannah on blog growth That made me think, if money isn’t going to be a significant factor in …

2021-02-17: Matt Goes Back to the Mac? Sorta. Matt Birchler on his purchase of a MacBook Air: Next up is figuring out an angle to talk about this …

2021-02-16: Cross Posting To Twitter After trying and failing several times, I am starting to move further and further away from Twitter. …

2021-02-15: Why do I run? There are numerous things that I cannot remember when and why I started doing, I just do. But …

2021-02-15: Moving on and significant others Chaitanya wrote The crux of having other significant others (as coined by psychologist Eli Finkel) …

2021-02-14: Apple Privacy Information Needs To Go Further When Apple announced the requirement for apps to be transparent about their privacy implications, I …

2021-02-14: Mark Zuckerberg Reportedly Told Staff Facebook Needs to &#x27;Inflict Pain&#x27; on Apple Over Privacy Dispute Sami Fathi for MacRumours Facebook states that choosing between tracking users for personalized ads …

2021-02-13: Where does this go? After reading some other bloggers writing workflows and even looking at some diagrams to illustrate …

2021-02-13: ♥️ Stadia I’ve kept reasonably quiet about Stadia, and it’s predicted demise. Partly because I can’t be doing …

2021-02-11: Needing Feedback Last night, just before heading up to bed I published a blog post. Not an exceptionally long one, …

2021-02-11: Insular Bubbles Mike Rockwell: The problem with insular bubbles isn’t just that you’re surrounded by people that …

2021-02-10: Reaching Out It was so nice today to receive a text out the blue just asking if I was ok. It isn’t something I …

2021-02-08: Classifying Yourself Kaitlyn Tiffany on Cottagecore: The impulse for classification is a staple of internet life—tag …

2021-02-08: Asking, Giving And Blogging After my failed attempt to run a blog membership I was disillusioned with trying to monetise my …

2021-02-07: Looking Forward I am not going to lie, 2020 was tough — as it was for loads of people, some more so than me. The …

2021-02-07: Strategy and tactics and Powerpoint Seth wrote If you’re not trying to cause an action or some other change in attitude or belief, then …

2021-02-06: Adopt The Opposite Position Chris Wilson in Learn Create Share: Sometimes we can get so caught in our ways of thinking, we …

2021-02-05: Twitter Muscle Memory Whenever an idea hits me, or I just want to ‘say’ something to the internet I press the little blue …

2021-02-04: Why Does Every Advert Look The Same? Josh Gabert-Doyon wrote: It involves the use of simple, well-bounded scenes of flat cartoon figures …

2021-02-04: Digital Social Distancing Michael wrote: some of the people I unfollowed are genuine friends of mine. But I’ve sort-of …

2021-02-04: I Don’t Get ‘It’ When speaking (over the internet of course) to Jeff Perry yesterday I realised a weird tendency I …

2021-02-03: I Am Not Ready To Go Back Chaitanya wrote For most part of the 12 months I was eager to go back, but there has been a change …

2021-02-03: Supporting The Feed CJ Chilvers wrote: Most writers started writing to please the search engines (later just one search …

2021-01-31: Ghost Members Sign Up Form Not Working? Three Things To Check Sending email newsletters from Ghost can be a daunting experience, especially if you have not done …

2021-01-31: The Future Of Greg Thinks Things This is the type of headline that usually sounds the alarms and announces shutting down a service. …

2021-01-30: Pitching Yourself And Loosing Yourself Jack wrote I don’t want to be in the audience of someone who’s trying to build an audience A …

2021-01-30: HomeScreen January 2021 I find it interesting looking at others Homescreens. It shows me a lot about how they use their …

2021-01-29: How You Use Your Tools It’s said a bad workman always blames his tools. An old saying yes, but it’s always clear when …

2021-01-28: The Substance Of Things Rebecca wrote All my life I have had the habit of liking the idea of things and not the thing …

2021-01-28: Shortcut: Publishing to Wordpress

This is one of my most used Shortcuts now I have removed posting friction and settled a little. …

2021-01-28: I Didn’t Want To Move There are many things in life I am never happy with but my content production is the biggest one. …

2021-01-28: MX Master 3 Freezing On Mac? Here&#x27;s The Fix! After denying it for quite a while, I succumbed to getting myself a third-party mouse, and you can’t …

2021-01-26: Why Membership Matters Almost a year ago, I wrote: Memberships are not about a money grab at all, they are about people …

2021-01-26: Shortcut: Find Apple News Original URL This issue has been driving me insane for a while. Apple seem determined to keep everything locked …

2021-01-25: Dealing With Email | Chris Hannah Chris wrote: All of this is very much making me think about giving Hey a try. Except for the fact …

2021-01-24: Forget the Gym: Walking Is the Superior Form of Exercise Will Self wrote You don’t have to be a communist to appreciate the force of Marx’s observation: …

2021-01-23: Life is Complex | Rhoneism Patric Rhone wrote: Life is as complex and beautiful as a snowflake. And, in the grand scheme, as …

2021-01-18: Ready Player Two For some reason I managed to miss all of the build up to this book despite Ready Player One being …

2021-01-12: Are We Addicted To Creating Conspiracy Theories? In a broad sense of the word I understand the need for answers, but this need in modern times seems …

2021-01-11: Social Media in 2021 Whilst writing some daily thoughts out I have recently been trying to formulate where my Social …

2021-01-10: American Politics Gets Everywhere Twitter is great for me. It’s open, varied and has provided me with a platform to meet some …

2021-01-08: A Better Web Silas House on the The 1996 Law That Ruined the Internet But the internet is not Facebook or …

2021-01-08: Meditation Has A PR Problem Whenever I introduce someone new to mediation, they always look at me a bit quizzically. Not sure if …

2021-01-07: What Is Suffering? I have been transfixed with one of the best podcasts I have ever listened to. Yuval Noah Harari …

2021-01-04: The 1996 Law That Ruined the Internet Silas House wrote: Fifteen years ago the major social-media platforms barely existed. Was the …

2021-01-03: The Non Gamers Guide To Google Stadia I don’t play many games. I tell myself that this is because I don’t have time, but really it’s …

2020-12-24: Fitness+ Thoughts Just in time for the holidays Apple released Fitness + to the masses and it’s actually pretty good. …

2020-12-24: Believe It Or Not At the moment I am fascinated by the beliefs of others. Not religious or cultural thinking, but the …

2020-12-17: Start The New Year Right With Fitness Totals Since the launch of iOS14 we’ve seen an influx of widgets for your Home Screen. Apple having finally …

2020-12-15: Nailed on

2020-12-15: Nailed on

2020-12-13: Newsletter vs Blogging After reading Jeff Perry recent change of heart regarding running a newsletter it really got me …

2020-12-13: Can't wait for the summer

2020-12-11: Understanding Yourself One of the great things about writing about how you feel is having to first understand what you do …

2020-12-11: Morning dew

2020-12-11: Morning dew

2020-12-10: Heavy Dew

2020-12-08: What Does Success Look Like? Before starting anything I do, no matter how small I find it important to think about what success …

2020-12-08: This Is Not A Note App Above is a screenshot of my second brain. Taken from the compact graph view of Roam Research showing …

2020-12-07: iPhone 12 Mini Wins Listen. My iPhone 12 Pro review is about 3 weeks late at this point and may never see the light of …

2020-11-28: Do People Actually Think About This Stuff? One question has been stuck in my brain for the last week or so. One that was not flippantly asked, …

2020-11-27: Don’t Let Shopping Ruin Your Holiday Season In every case, we have been manipulated by marketers, advertisers, and retailers to shop more and …

2020-11-21: The iPhone 12 Line Up Points Out The Flaws In Me I am a few days away from deciding on which iPhone 12 size to go for and it’s making me think deeper …

2020-11-17: Taking Matts Lead: Finding New Free Ways To Solve Problems After touching on the subject in last weeks newsletter, I am inspired by Matt Birchler (once again) …

2020-11-14: My Journey To Apple I’ve been delving into origin stories of some of my sons favourite superhero’s and it got me …

2020-11-14: The MagSafe Wallet on Each Size iPhone Yeah, I’m that guy this year. I couldn’t decide which iPhone size I wanted, so I got them all. It’s …

2020-11-14: Neglecting The Telephoto Lens Three years ago I was dismissive of the zoom lens that featured on the bigger versions of the …

2020-11-13: What is an iPhone Pro I am currently trying, and failing quite a lot, to write my iPhone 12 review. Not because it isn’t …

2020-11-11: Guess what I am working on

2020-11-11: Guess what I am working on

2020-11-10: Just a rock

2020-11-10: Just a rock

2020-11-06: Answering Your MagSafe Wallet Questions youtu.be/G-M13O-ur… Despite ordering weeks ago, out of the blue my MagSafe Wallet turned up …

2020-11-05: The best colour an iPhone has ever been

2020-11-05: The best colour an iPhone has ever been

2020-11-05: About The iPhone 12 Design As soon as Apple showed off the iPhone 12 new design I was already dubious about how it would feel …

2020-11-01: New Vs Old

2020-10-30: 5 Of My Favorite iOS Apps A few times a year these kinds of posts start to appear. Around the time of installing new iOS …

2020-10-30: Phone Or Camera? Every iPhone release time everyone starts focusing on the cameras in them. Loads of people go for …

2020-10-30: Shiny Things My shiny thing arrived on Friday. The new iPhone 12 Pro was delivered really early in the morning, …

2020-10-30: Isolating At Home I write to you at the end of a horrible two weeks. Even in this position of privilege I have, my …

2020-10-29: Pixel 5 Review It’s been three years since I used a Pixel device. Not since the first version was I even motivated …

2020-10-25: iPhone 12 Pro Thoughts After using as many phones as I have over the last 12 months you begin to see things a little …

2020-10-24: Pupper

2020-10-24: Pupper

2020-10-23: Take me back

2020-10-23: Take me back

2020-10-21: Autumn leaves

2020-10-21: Autumn leaves

2020-10-19: A flower in the weeds

2020-10-19: A flower in the weeds

2020-10-18: Tatty flower #sonyalpha #sonya7iii #sonyphotography #a7iii

2020-10-18: Tatty flower 

2020-10-18: Podcasts And Me One of the proximal causes of the COVID-19 issues here in the UK has been a dramatic reduction in my …

2020-10-18: The iPhone 11 Has The Best Camera Matt Birchler wrote: the iPhone 11 Pro has had by far the best camera I’ve ever used in a phone, and …

2020-10-16: Roam Research As My Second Brain I have only written very briefly about my rapid adoption of Roam Research to dump all of my stuff …

2020-10-14: A Better Camera | Tablet Habit As for what phone I intend to buy, the differences between the Pro and Pro Max are substantial …

2020-10-06: Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra Review When I sit down and think about doing a review, I want to answer the questions I would have about …

2020-10-02: Design Your Engine First Following on from a great post by Jeff Perry about the unimportant things we worry abut when …

2020-09-30: Note 20 Ultra has a huge camera bump!

2020-09-30: Note 20 Ultra has a huge camera bump!

2020-09-30: Is Mystic Bronze Actually Pink? After frequenting the Galaxy Fold owners forums and subreddits, one of the biggest and most asked …

2020-09-27: Ripples around the rock #sonya7iii #sonyalpha #a7iii #sonyphotography

2020-09-27: Ripples around the rock

2020-09-23: Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G Review About 10 months ago, I was invited down by Samsung KX to have a few hours hands on with their first …

2020-09-19: Telling people to delete Facebook won’t fix the internet Adi Robertson for The Verge: WhatsApp works almost nothing like Facebook. It’s a highly private, …

2020-09-18: Design Everything Currently, I am learning front end coding skills, as well as digesting all the information I can …

2020-09-09: It's Not The Internet It's You I am currently walking a new path of self-discovery. I haven’t disappeared to India or been on any …

2020-09-04: Going Back I realised after sending last weeks newsletter that I never completed the story of my lust for a …

2020-09-01: The Trickle Down Attention Economy You will never in your life posses something that is as important as your attention. The notice you …

2020-09-01: The Conscience of Silicon Valley social media companies are basically giant behavior-modification systems that use algorithms to …

2020-08-26: Sidetracked By Social Media Julian Summerhayes wrote: But it occurred to me, as I lay awake at just after 4.30 am, how little …

2020-08-26: We Might Be Getting that 120Hz iPhone 12 After All Matt Birchler wrote: Well, just yesterday I was weighing whether I’d prefer a high refresh screen or …

2020-08-22: I’ll Gladly Pay Extra For Apple To Manage My Payments I take out loads of free trials. What can I say I am a sucker for a freebie and even if I have no …

2020-08-22: My Reading Flow eading comes easy to most of us, you pick up a book and read the words on the page. It’s so simple …

2020-08-21: Roaming Around I have a huge fear of missing out on productivity apps. It doesn’t matter if it is something new or …

2020-08-21: Pro All The Things On my return from holiday I bought something special, something that will allow me to work better, …

2020-08-21: How To Start Hacking Roam Research As with everything I get invested in I like to go in deep and see what it can really do. One of the …

2020-08-21: My Writing Workflow The only thing that changes more than my task manager is my writing app. Not because I feature crave …

2020-08-20: Missing A Good Hug There are many things that the current COVID-19 pandemic has destroyed. Forcing us all to readdress …

2020-08-20: A Rallying Call To Myself Since picking through a few ‘self-help books’ and business related topics I read through Ryan …

2020-08-18: Remove The Hype Simon Woods wrote: One of the things I wish we could take back as a result of the web: Hype culture. …

2020-08-18: Your privacy is not the price of entry For the past two decades there has been a battle to collect as much information about you as …

2020-08-18: Posting Read Books On Goodreads To Micropub After spending some time setting up posting films to micropub, I really wanted to get my reading …

2020-08-18: Be An Anteambulo Vishal Kataria wrote: Every artist whose work made an impact did more than just his work. He …

2020-08-17: Google should be killed as the default search engine everywhere Kim Lyons for The Verge: Most of Mozilla’s revenue comes from search engine companies like Google— …

2020-08-17: Sitting In The Chair That’s the easy bit right. Sitting in the chair, then you’ve got to sort all your desk out, check …

2020-08-11: Battling Your Ego A year or so I wrote about the trouble with letting your ego in, what I really should of titled it …

2020-08-09: I Can’t Go Back Can I When thinking about my smartphone usage I always long for something simpler. A life not filled with …

2020-08-07: Self Promotion Last week Chris Wilson opened up his newsletter ‘Learn, Create, Share’ with the following quote. …

2020-07-30: A Young Carer Whenever I write about my daughter and share it with others they always say how lucky I am to have …

2020-07-24: Asking For Money Too Early Newsletters are the new hotness. I know, I write one and you might have heard of it. There are a …

2020-07-24: How To Post Films Watched To Micropub I am currently experimenting with moving all of my social things to micro.blog. I know I have tried …

2020-07-20: Missing the world for the gram These kinds of posts usually start out as a small note in my journal or Apple Notes. Sometimes they …

2020-07-17: Apple Is Killing A Billion-Dollar Ad Industry With One Popup Anupam Chugh for Mac O’Clock No user in their right consciousness would look to opt-in for …

2020-07-13: The Perils of ‘With Us or Against Us’ Conor Friedersdorf for The Atlantic That crusade is as vulnerable to mistakes and excesses as any …

2020-07-12: One Thing About The Apple Watch When I think about ditching my Apple Watch after five years of faithful usage, I can only ever get …

2020-07-12: Google-backed groups criticize Apple&#x27;s new warnings on user tracking Stephen Nellis and Paresh Dave for Reuters: Sixteen marketing associations, some of which are backed …

2020-07-12: How To Track Zwift Route Badges I would hope that no body starts morning that I am not writing about enough technology lately, but …

2020-07-10: Bubble Living Something that I am constantly thinking about is broadening my horizons and appreciating other …

2020-07-10: Ghost Woes For the past year, I have been running my blog on the Ghost platform. It gave me the ability to have …

2020-07-08: They Don’t Like You Seth Godin on posing for selfies: The irony is that the people we’re most likely to want to trust …

2020-06-30: Apple Called Out Google Over Privacy Concerns. The Company&#x27;s Response Shows It Misses the Point Jason Aten for INC Google, on the other hand, takes a different approach. Google literally stores …

2020-06-30: Features I Would Like In Hey Nothing can ever be perfect, and Hey is no different. It takes some thought to get used to all the …

2020-06-26: Missing Podcasts This is the first time in a long time I have had something effortless to talk about. Two things that …

2020-06-26: WWDC and iOS14 Now is not the time to start talking about features, there is enough coverage out there for you to …

2020-06-26: Hey, what’s wrong with your email What is there to say that already hasn’t been covered about the new email service from Basecamp. I …

2020-06-26: My Favourite Hey Features I have made it my mission to not talk about all the App Store issues surrounding the launch of this …

2020-06-12: What Matters To You Much like the COVID-19 outbreak, all things seem unimportant any longer. Over the past fortnight …

2020-06-11: Being A Blogger When first starting out publishing to the internet I had no idea what I wanted it to be. I had no …

2020-05-31: Stopping Wearing My Watch At some point each year I fall out of love with my Apple Watch and leave it on its charger. This …

2020-05-29: My Place In Tech I have been thinking about this since Matt Birchler wrote about it a few days ago. Matt has managed …

2020-05-29: The Imitation Game I am at the stage of my life when I really don’t care who did what, and why things happen. I am …

2020-05-20: Cracking the Todoist Code Since sharing my Todoist set up and how I get things done loads of people have given me some ideas …

2020-05-18: Getting Injured Was The Best Thing That Ever Happened To My Health If you are a regular reader, or subscribed the newsletter, you will have noticed a change in me. It …

2020-05-18: We’re All Realizing Life Is Not Found in Material Possessions Joshua Becker for becoming Minimalist Retail shopping is not needed for our survival. Of course, it …

2020-05-18: How I use Todoist To Organise My Life So. No apologies here, but I ripped off this idea directly from Matt Birchler’s write-up on his …

2020-05-15: He Might Regret Writing That I think I hate the internet. I mean it’s great as an idea, and all the things we can do with it are …

2020-05-15: Wahoo Element Bolt Review I know exactly what you’re thinking. What exactly is this thing and how can I use this with my iPad? …

2020-05-15: How To Set Up Strava To Record Calories In Apple Health After switching from recording my cycling on the Apple Watch to a Wahoo Element Bolt my activity …

2020-05-10: Get that social distance

2020-05-07: Magic Keyboard Follow Up It’s been more than 14 days since I received my Magic Keyboard. The time has flown by and I hadn’t …

2020-05-06: Charty: Plot Data Directly From Shortcuts If you’ve followed me for a while, you will already know my love of iOS automation. I am not Chris …

2020-05-01: This Keyboard Isn’t Really Magic I know Apple marketing is great but we need to have a little chat about the Magic Keyboard because I …

2020-04-27: Google And Zoom Fight Digital Hacker wrote: TheDigitalHacker team observed the screenshot and found that the user, in …

2020-04-27: How To Open External Links In A New Tab By Default In Ghost Updated: Added in non-jQuery code snippet This problem is a reasonably simple one if you know what …

2020-04-22: Separate Yourself From Your Ideas I fancy myself as a bit of an enlightened person, and spend a lot of time on my own thinking. …

2020-04-22: Using An iPad Again I guess my posts over the past few weeks may have seemed like a reversal after my rage quitting of …

2020-04-22: Epic gives in to Google and releases Fortnite on the Play Store Nick Statt for The Verge wrote a great article that sums everythig up, but to pull out this quote …

2020-04-21: iPad Pro Magic Keyboard First Impressions When is it too early to give your opinions on a product? This seems a pretty blurred line. Dependent …

2020-04-21: My Set Up And Want For More I try and keep the My Gear page of the blog updated regularly, but I change my mind so many times …

2020-04-20: Do Whatever You Need To Get Through This The negativity is increasing by the day. If you can’t feel it growing when you talk to others, it’s …

2020-04-16: One Week With the New 2020 iPad: Moving Back to Small Josh Ginter wrote: The 12.9-inch iPad Pro excels on a desk, but grinds to a halt everywhere else. I …

2020-04-14: Inoreader Lets You Turn Sites Without RSS into Feeds Matt Birchler wrote: Ironically, so much of the web is good at having RSS feeds that it was hard for …

2020-04-09: iOS 14: Apple developing ‘Clips’ feature for using apps without requiring full downloads Filipe Espósito wrote: Let’s say you get a QR Code with a link to a video from YouTube but you don’t …

2020-04-08: MX Master 3: A Master Pointer For Most For years of my life, I have never strayed away from the mouse supplied with my computer. That …

2020-04-05: Thank god for the internet | Input Josh Topolsky wrote: But thank god for the internet. What the hell would we do right now without the …

2020-04-04: Why Don’t We Just Ban Targeted Advertising? | WIRED Gilad Edelman wrote You’d probably be able to read about all these changes in a revived news media. …

2020-04-04: Breaking Dawn

2020-04-02: iPad Pro And 13.4 Just before the country went into lockdown, I got a preview of 13.4 with proper mouse support. I …

2020-04-02: Remote work or WFH Being one of the lucky ones, I can continue to complete my work from home and exchange my work for …

2020-03-30: Now More Than Ever: Vote With Your Wallet Around this time last year, I was urging readers to think about where they are placing their …

2020-03-25: Is It Safe To Leave Your iPad Plugged In? Many people are already using an iPad as their desktop ‘computer’, and with the launch of the new …

2020-03-24: Who Would Have Thought an iPad Cursor Could Be So Much Fun? | WIRED Craig Mod wrote Move the pointer above a button and the circle morphs into the button itself, …

2020-03-22: Could This Rumour Be A New Bigger iPad? Despite launching a new iPad only a few days ago, according to DigiTimes, the company still plans to …

2020-03-22: I’ve Taken My Watch Off | Chis Hannah Chris wrote: My original lack of interest with the watch started I think when I wasn’t going to …

2020-03-18: Some Small Tips For Working From Home I have now been working from home on and off for a little over a year. I am no whiz at this and …

2020-03-15: I Can’t Do A Regular 9-5 First off the bat. I understand that I am in a ridiculously unique position that my employer trusts …

2020-03-14: We’re hustlers Amid coronavirus fears, this couple has made more than $100,000 reselling Lysol wipes After filling …

2020-03-14: Parenting Isn’t Over When Kids Grow Up | The Wall Street Journal Mark McConville wrote: But however much initiative, energy, or emotional investment is required to …

2020-03-08: We are all quite literally becoming more myopic A common culprit for the increase in myopia among children is something you have probably guessed: …

2020-03-03: Being Able To Move Your Blog One of the most prominent tones running through the indie web is being able to own your content. To …

2020-02-18: 48 Hours With The Galaxy Z Flip It isn’t very often something truly new comes to market. All right we’ve seen folding phones before, …

2020-02-15: Advancements In Tech Are Always Exciting The folding things are coming. You can’t get away from it. When I say things, I mean all sorts of …

2020-02-15: Excluding Specific Tags From Ghost Index Page One of the things that I have had to get my head around since switching to Ghost is the new way of …

2020-02-14: Zero Fasting Made Easy A few days ago, I shared what intermittent fasting had done for me and the health benefits I have …

2020-02-13: Intermittent Fasting And Me Health is by far the most important thing for me to think about. I have been to the bottom and know …

2020-02-07: Healthcare Consent And The Tech That Ruined It When I walked into a cold doctors office at Nottingham City hospital early in October 2017, I wasn’t …

2020-01-31: The Diagnosis Relief This feels like the end of a nine-year journey, but also the start of a new one. Its started on the …

2020-01-30: Is Recycling for Girls? Stuart Heritage on Why Some Men Think Green Means Girly | Men&#x27;s Health UK Stuart Heritage wrote: A psychologist at Pennsylvania State University asked 960 participants …

2020-01-27: How To Restrict Apple News To Make It Bearable To motivate myself to write more, I’ve been reading more. Not just online posts but magazines and …

2020-01-24: My Government Hates Disabled People It isn’t very often I tap away on my keyboard in rage, but today is an exception to the rule. …

2020-01-23: A New, More Rigorous Study Confirms: The More You Use Facebook, the Worse You Feel | HBR Holly B. Shakya Nicholas A. Christakis wrote: Overall, our results showed that, while real-world …

2020-01-23: When Site Stats Do Matter I don’t care about the number of visits to my blog, I certainly don’t feel interesting enough to get …

2020-01-22: I Don’t Feel Interesting Enough I try not to be self-deprecating as much as I can; however I do suffer quite a lot with imposter …

2020-01-22: I Have Started Showing Ads I’m not too fond of ads. I promised myself I would never show them on my blog and hate the way they …

2020-01-22: How To Host Your Own Ghost Blog On Digital Ocean I still blame Matt Birchler for putting the idea in my head, I was quite happy on WordPress (not …

2020-01-21: How to Stop the Internet From Ruining Your Relationship | GQ Luke Winkie wrote: There is a whole spectrum of issues that can come up for people regarding their …

2020-01-21: Importing Apple Notes Into Bear I have been using Bear notes for years now, it’s by far my favourite app for writing, and goes far …

2020-01-21: He Wanted a Unicorn. He Got ... a Sustainable Business | WIRED Klimt Finlay wrote: His investors told him he should simply shutter the company. “They said ‘your …

2020-01-21: Migrating From Wordpress To Ghost I’m going to be completely honest, this wasn’t easy for me – it was supposed to be straight forward, …

2020-01-19: Binge Release Podcasts? I’ve always recorded my podcast weekly, edited and then released it a few days later. Four years …

2020-01-18: How To Set Up Ghost Link Posts Using Canonical URL Link posts are really popular, and a great tool to help link to others out that you enjoy. Daring …

2020-01-09: How To Find Your iPad Even If Its Switched Off First off – this is no guarantee, but it should help. The secret sauce to finding you iPhone after …

2020-01-01: The iPad Goes Full Circle When I picked up the very first iPad on the day of the launch, I knew this device would open a …

2019-12-19: Just Thinking How many of us spend life flitting in and out of the present time? Any given moment, we are away and …

2019-12-17: Intentional Barriers While redesigning my blog, and then doing it again, I thought long and hard about comments left on …

2019-12-16: Losing Minimal For the last few months, I’ve had an itch at the back of my brain. Something I just couldn’t put my …

2019-12-15: Apple News: Forcing Depressing News On You Since 2015 I remember when watching the news each day was considered almost mandatory. To keep yourself up to …

2019-12-15: Bye Micro.blog It used to be the place I wanted to hang out. It looked like a utopia and promised so much – but …

2019-12-12: Our Brains Are No Match for Our Technology | The New York Times Tristan Harris wrote: Who needs to hack elections or steal voter information when people will …

2019-12-09: AirPods Pro Hints &amp; Tips I am sure you don’t need me to tell you how good the AirPods are when compared to more or less …

2019-12-08: Instagram removing likes won’t fix its biggest problem | Vox Rebecca Jennings wrote: Instagram has a way of flattening lived experiences so that my best years …

2019-12-03: I Keep Coming Back To Bear Notes apps are my kryptonite. I get sucked in quickly, send a few hours getting everything …

2019-12-03: Jet Trails In The Sky

2019-11-30: A 512GB iPhone 11 Pro Max costs less than $500 in parts | iMore Oliver Haslam wrote: Which brings us back to my original point: these figures are interesting. But …

2019-11-26: The Apple Watch And Work Out Types It’s that time of the year again; the weather takes a turn for the worst and people (usually …

2019-11-20: How I Use Agenda For the last few weeks, I have been throwing my life into Agenda, I’ve played around with it …

2019-11-05: Lets Be Clear: This Case Is A Rip Off It’s been a long time coming, but with the reproduction of colour into the iPhone line up with the …

2019-11-03: Today is the day I quit the iPad Not clickbate. It’s been a great five years, I have tried really hard to carry on as long as …

2019-10-22: Hands On With The Galaxy Fold [embed]youtube.com/watch My first impressions were pretty impressed actually. I used the phone for …

2019-10-18: Social Media And Depression Tracy Brower wrote Social media use also has an opportunity cost. If we’re at home snapping our …

2019-10-14: iPhone 11&#x27;s Deep Fusion Camera: Is This All There Is? | Toms Guide I wanted t make a simple link post, but there were so many little things I wanted to pull out it …

2019-10-08: I&#x27;m glad that Android exists | Excursions Amit Gawande wrote There is no doubt that the always-connected1 and accessible Android devices have …

2019-10-07: What’s taking eSIM so long to become mainstream? | Android Authority Robert Triggs wrote: While remote SIM provisioning and a tiny secure chip are supposed to solve …

2019-10-07: How Much Money Do Podcasters Make? | Jack Rhysider Jack Rhysider wrote: Some numbers. Libsyn is one of the largest podcast hosts and they put out …

2019-10-02: Advice To The Teenage Me There are thousands of posts just like this all over the internet. Posting knowledge for others to …

2019-10-02: Hey Siri: Remember To Make Reminders Work On June 3rd 2019 and with a little trepidation, I pushed the upgrade button Apple flashed before my …

2019-10-02: Apple’s abysmal Mail toolbar design in iOS 13 Craig Grannell wrote: A major differentiator since Apple’s earliest days has been interface design. …

2019-10-02: Aggressive Twitter Perhaps it’s the lack of characters, perhaps it’s just how Twitter is, but more than ever I am …

2019-09-30: Prepared to Walk Away | The Minimalists Joshua Fields Millburn wrote: If I take on a new idea or habit, I do so because it has the potential …

2019-09-26: From iOS To Android And Back Again It’s hard for me to write about the differences between Android and iOS, and I struggle to …

2019-09-15: Fighting With Myself I like to pretend I am often asked, but I’m not. I am seldom asked – but the fact remains that I am …

2019-09-08: Apple And Multiple Authentication Methods Almost two years on there is still a lot of scepticism around Face ID. For me it works fine, but …

2019-09-08: A Stylus As A Separate Touch Interaction Although I have used an iPad pro with pencil for several years, it is always when using a Galaxy …

2019-09-03: Skegness Pier

2019-09-02: Rotting Away

2019-09-01: Samsung Out Designing Apple Hurts A Little When August rolls around it is my time of the year to switch to Android for a little while. It …

2019-08-30: How To Reset And Re-Pair DJI Spark Controller I’m new to drones, but decided to try one out to get some more interesting video and I’m glad I did. …

2019-08-20: Powerbeats Pro Review My biggest problem with headphones is that I have too many of them. Gone are the days of having one …

2019-08-19: Using Apple Notes To Write In 2019 The post will also forever be known as I’ve never given Apple notes enough of a chance and I bet you …

2019-08-04: The Case For Native Apple Maps Reviews Ever noticed on Apple Maps that more and more reviews are appearing for places you want to visit? …

2019-07-29: A New Productivity App Won’t Make You More Productive Look, we need to talk. This is something that many of you are not going to like, it’s going to ruin …

2019-07-24: Holding The Apple

2019-07-06: Life Through A Lens Like most people in the UK I spent Saturday at the beach, in fact, we went for the whole weekend. We …

2019-06-23: Nine Years Later I remember our first born like it was yesterday, it didn’t go smoothly though the pregnancy, she …

2019-06-11: I’m Not An iPad Evangelist The iPad lifestyle is almost a badge of honour now, a marketing angle, or some might think it a …

2019-06-05: This Feels More Computerish For many weeks and months before WWDC I was worried. I had a fear for a piece of technology I have …

2019-05-31: Be Like The Sun My wife often calls be “annoyingly positive” about everything, but that is not all I am. In fact …

2019-05-24: Bear Notes App And Publishing To Wordpress Did I ever mention how much I like writing in Bear? Pretty sure I did, but this latest update was …

2019-05-23: How To Add Twitter Cards To Wordpress Sharing previews are yet another thing missing from WordPress which should really be included by …

2019-05-20: How To Exclude A Category From Main WordPress RSS Feed, But Not All Feeds In my journey back to WordPress, there are lots of little modifications I need to make the website …

2019-04-29: Skipping Silence For the whole of this weekend, I turned my phone off. Not because it was bothering me, not because I …

2019-04-23: Creating A World Of 5s For the first 30 years of my life, I thought I was different from everyone else. I felt that my …

2019-04-14: Letting Your Ego In I’ve had this post in my drafts for a long time because from both an internal and an external …

2019-04-10: Where Are You? You might be wondering this, or you may not care (or even noticed) but I have been very absent from …

2019-04-06: I Want A Better Looking Smartwatch When the rumours first started hinting at Apple working on a smartwatch, I was already sold. My …

2019-03-29: Considering Jumping The Walls I’m not sure if you’re aware of this, but I use a lot of Apple products. I understand this might …

2019-03-27: I Need To Stop Playing With It Not in that way! I’ve never been happy with the way my blog performs, or looks, and unfortunately I …

2019-03-27: Where Does Targeted Advertising End? I often day dream about the perfect future of pretty basic products. This often leads to some …

2019-03-20: Over-Stretching To Upgrade One of the most difficult urges I struggle to let go of is my desire for stuff. To buy things just …

2019-03-17: Where To Put Your Tech Investment For many years there were apparent differences between the technology we bought. Clear divides …

2019-03-03: How To Use Rodecaster Pro Multi Track With Audio Hijack It has only been a few days since Rode updated its Rodecaster Pro to utilise Muti track but it has …

2019-01-30: Moving To The Bigger iPad For as long as I’ve been using an iPad as my computer I’ve used it because it was the most portable …

2019-01-03: I Really Couldn&#x27;t Care Less There is a tendency amongst the people I follow on Twitter, and converse with online to get …

2019-01-02: Working With Footnotes In Jekyll And CSS Whilst spending far too long redesigning this blog, I’ve come to the conclusion that it look fine …

2018-12-27: Nothing Has Changed In 2 Years A few years ago I used to write a lot about Lucie. Mention her a lot in posts about my life and also …

2018-12-23: Being More Productive By Doing Less For years of my life I have been consuming the worst kind of blog posts. You know the ones – …

2018-12-23: One Journal Snippet I have never shared anything like this before. Admittedly I share quite a lot but my journal entries …

2018-12-20: Loosing Connection - And My Mind Last week we moved house. I’m not sure what possessed us to do this a week before Christmas, but we …

2018-12-18: Depression And Self Worth I know this might sound surprising and bordering on impossible, but over the past couple of weeks I …

2018-12-03: Mjyun True Wireless Earphones Review So, here’s the thing. I receive loads of emails from random PR companies to test products, not as …

2018-11-28: iPad Pro Thoughts Once upon a time I would ‘review’ all of my tech purchases, post several hundred if not thousand …

2018-11-26: GoodTask 3 - Supercharge Apple Reminders For longer than I care to remember, or admit to, I have been searching for the perfect task manager. …

2018-11-17: The iPad Smart Keyboard I could never work out what was so magic about Apple’s Keyboard, nor the mouse to a lesser extent. …

2018-11-13: I&#x27;m An Outgoing Introvert I have no issue with sharing myself and my life in person or online. I have a job in sales, I …

2018-11-10: I Was Going To Write A Blog Post Except I didn’t, I sat at my desk and turned on my iPad. Open up Drafts and simply typed a few words …

2018-11-08: How To Use The iPhone XS eSim On EE After a few days of false information, forum posts that have half truths in them and a couple of …

2018-11-07: If I Had To Pick One Device With all the drama surrounding iPad reviews circling again I posed myself a little thought …

2018-10-31: Agenda App URL Scheme The opinions on Agenda app range from excitement to confusion but it has caused quite a stir in iOS …

2018-10-28: I Spend Too Much Time Alone On the second Friday of the month I add up all my mileage and there is never a time when the total …

2018-10-20: I Can&#x27;t Settle on an Apple Watch Face Over the last few weeks there has been a great deal of negativity about Apple Watch faces. Much like …

2018-10-12: Finding Apple Escape Velocity I remember getting my very first Android phone. After using iPhones for a very long time I switched …

2018-10-12: Stopping the Tide For the last few months I have (had) been journaling. I won’t bore you with the details but jotting …

2018-07-28: The iPhone Needs A Camera Button The simple fact is, Apple like removing things. From home buttons, the MacBook Pro ports, to …

2018-07-23: Wheelchair Tourists - London This isn’t the right thing to say but I dread taking my daughters wheelchair anywhere new. Most …

2018-07-13: Jisoncase iPhone X Leather Case Review As much as people try and convince me otherwise, since the iPhone 6 I just cant use my phone without …

2018-06-25: iMessage on Android For years the thoughts and rumours of iMessage on Android has been floating around. Depending on who …

2018-06-25: Apple Activity Needs Expansion esterday was a nice warm day in the UK, so I decided the tan mark from my Apple Watch could use a …

2018-06-21: Jisoncase iPad Pro Case Review For as long as I have been using an iPad as my main computer I have struggled with where to keep it. …

2018-06-11: Screen Time Is The Most Important Metric Curbing screen time is very trendy in tech circles at the minute. There have been huge movements to …

2018-05-25: You're Not Cool Enough For Micro.blog It’s become a bit of a running joke amongst my tech friends. A personal meme that I keep repeating …

2018-05-25: Intentional Twitter Usage There are several narratives that exist through my blog posts. Productivity apps, Workflows and me …

2018-05-23: My Favourite Drafts 5 Actions Despite Drafts being around for ages, I am very new to using it for any length of time. I’ve already …

2018-05-15: Shortcut: Things Attachments Using Bear I’ve made no secret that I have been crying out for the ability to add attachment to Things 3. I …

2018-05-15: Shortcut: Ideas To Drafts And Things After giving it some time I am very happy with doing all my blog writing in Drafts 5. Unfortunately …

2018-05-15: Shortcut: Shopping List In Things As I slowly split my life into different sections, and live a life with different apps for home and …

2018-05-10: Missing The Accessibility Angle Believe it or not it was Google I/O keynote yesterday! I completely missed this until the event was …

2018-04-29: Finding A Use For Drafts App It has been a while since I have been genuinely excited to dive into a new app. After my initial …

2018-04-21: I Don’t Pay For Subscriptions Every so often we have a paying for apps debate, sparked off by a popular app releasing an update or …

2018-04-18: Design Plagiarism And Denial There appears to be some confusion around what copying is. Couple this with the argument breaking …

2018-04-05: The Apple Watch Honeycomb Right from the off the Apple Watch got a tremendous amount of negative reaction. Reviewers said it …

2018-04-04: Where’s My Name Gone? Over the past few years I have been writing on and off for several websites. Some small, some …

2018-04-02: Copying The Notch Is Only Part Of The Problem There are so many things I don’t understand about technology companies, and even more I don’t …

2018-03-24: The W1 Conundrum As I work on producing more and more podcast audio headphones are becoming one of the most important …

2018-03-13: Shortcut: Bear And Things For Ideas This is becoming a bit of a regular occurrence, I’m on a roll creating Workflows to make my writing …

2018-03-04: Shortcut: Interesting Links To Things Wow, well this adventure into the possibility of using Things as a replacement for Todoist is …

2018-03-03: Shortcut: Natural Language Dates In Things As you might have gathered already I have been playing around with Things 3 from Cultured Code. …

2018-02-19: The iPad In 2018 I am now a little over 3 years with the iPad as my computer and nothing much has really changed. I …

2018-02-11: HomePod Initial Impressions The HomePod itself it deceptively small, but surprisingly heavy. It comes boxed in the usual Apple …

2018-01-20: How To Build A Micro Blog On Jekyll After exploring other options to sharing on social media and using Micro.blog I’m stuck. There …

2018-01-20: Using Micro.blog - AKA Me ‘Quitting’ Twitter So. Deep breath and we will begin my attempt to leave Twitter and still be social. Timothy Smith …

2018-01-05: Slowness Isn’t The Issue Apple didn’t apologise for slowing your phone down. Not because of arrogance, not because they don’t …

2017-12-29: iPhone Lopie Sea Island Cotton Series Case You will often find me spending far too much money on productivity apps, but I have another love. …

2017-12-21: Smartphone addiction and me I can feel it once again, the stirs of urges that are controlling my habits without any conscious …

2017-12-20: Journaling With Day One Review I’ve been toying with the idea of journaling for a long time. I’ve started jotting things down …

2017-12-05: What Does A Swipe Do On a recent episode of Bring Your Own Device I was adamant that the recent control centre indicator …

2017-12-04: No More Micro USB Posts from The Verge go from the brilliant to the absurd, but one call to arms is perfect for the …

2017-12-03: Big Company Issues Causing Big Software Issues For Apple The Verge summed it up perfectly in their post “Apple’s had a shockingly bad week of software …

2017-11-29: Hey Apple. We Need a Rest It was long before the Apple Watch existed that I first slapped on a smarter wrist watch. As Garmin, …

2017-11-26: Portrait Mode Complaints Whilst I have never been overly motivated to have a portrait mode capable handset. Now I actually …

2017-11-22: Control Centre Needs Some Work Since collecting my iPhone X from Appleon release day, my impressions of using the device have …

2017-11-14: Errors in Apple Health App? Try this fix When Apple launched the Apple Watch, it was greeted with confused emotions. It tried too hard to be …

2017-11-12: I Finally Deleted Facebook For a long time the big blue F was my main social network for communicating with people, keeping up …

2017-11-11: Making The Case For The iPhone Plus After picking up my iPhone X on Friday it was immediately apparent that the new Apple device is not …

2017-11-08: iPhone X Initial Impressions As you may or may not know I don’t bother writing reviews anymore. There are hundreds of great …

2017-11-04: A Few Hours Naked Don’t worry. Nothing PG here. Merely the fact that at any hardware launch it’s important to really …

2017-10-31: The Entitlement Of Reviewers The once relied upon tech journalists that influenced purchasing decisions are up in arms that Apple …

2017-10-24: Not Being a Fan Boy Is Hard Since pretty much the dawn of time we have been looking for ways to make sure we are different from …

2017-10-23: Too much rush, not enough quality For the last few days my Twitter feed has been awash with comments about the new Google Pixel XL 2 …

2017-10-05: Apple Design Excellence Is Failing Just incase you hadn’t gathered already, I really like Apple products. Not because I am some …

2017-09-25: Filling all those rings My health and well being has always been a huge focus for me. I have been an avid runner, …

2017-09-15: The iPhone x isn’t the future today There has been lots and lots of noise following the iPhone event on Tuesday, Which is one of the …

2017-09-09: Getting mad at leaks As the saying goes, “Everything leaks”. Even as Apple attempts to double down on their security …

2017-09-05: Using iOS11 Apple Notes app to write Sure enough, just after deciding that my workflow of using Bear and Ulysses to write all of my …

2017-08-29: The amount of times I’ve missed the dual camera Does there have to be a reason to buy a bigger phone other than just a bigger screen? The Plus model …

2017-08-19: Notifications Haze Ding! One new post incoming. I think everyone will agree notifications from your technology are …

2017-07-16: A Smaller Phone Makes Me Much Happier Since just before Christmas I’ve been questioning many things in my life and making improvements …

2017-06-10: Zoho Notebook Review There can’t be many iOS or Mac app for note taking that I still haven’t tried. As soon as I’ve …

2017-03-14: Siri Falls Down At Default Apps I know, I know I’m calling for Siri to get better again. Yet nothing has brought the downfalls of …

2017-02-19: One year of the iPad Pro as my computer The shocked look when I tell people that my primary computing device is an iPad is brilliant. I’ve …

2017-01-23: Google Keep As A Writing Tool I’m starting to think I have a problem, I just can’t leave things alone. Once I find a great app …

2017-01-19: Bear: The Serious Notes App Notes apps are a strange thing to review. Everyone already has one built into iOS, and the vast …

2017-01-14: Todoist - My New App to Get Things Done For as long as I can remember I’ve had a weird draw to organising things. It started with stationary …

2017-01-09: Healthface - An Uncomplicated Apple Watch Complication I held out as long as I could, but I have now caved and bought a Series 2 Apple Watch. Not because …

2016-12-27: Oh Hello 4Am For all of the time Lucie has been with us I have become accustomed to being awake at ridiculous …

2016-10-22: Nexus 5x - Familiar feel, same result It has been a long time since a new Nexus has been usable for the general population, two years ago …

2016-10-09: Please Don’t Put A Computer On Your Face Glass was possibly the most polarising gadget in recent memory. Many Explorers argued that the …

2016-07-31: How Is Twitter Failing When colleagues tell me Twitter is failing, I am dismissive. When websites tell me they are not …

2016-06-13: Podcasts are NOT hard to make I have been listening to podcasts for many years now. It’s kind of a natural progression from talk …

2016-06-11: We Need To Talk About Your Privacy I guess we are all too busy deciding if to leave the EU or if to stay in. Or maybe loosing all our …

2016-06-02: Defence H2O by X-Doria Review The constant need to make smartphones as thin and light as possible has made them fragile. So anti …

2016-06-01: Technology Is Helping to Silently Kill You No it has nothing to do with radio waves, magnetic fields, or any other obvious way we thought …

2016-05-02: Apple Is No Longer Just A Hardware Company Since the companies inception in 1976, Apple have been held in high regard for their hardware. Woz …

2015-11-05: Nexus 6p - When P Means Premium Well they finally did it. Google finally listened to all us geeks and produced a premium phone for …

2015-10-08: Making the tock worth it - iPhone 6s review It’s a weird thing the S upgrade of the iPhone, it is often overlooked — but always brings in …

2015-09-05: My Life Beholden To Three Coloured Circles I would consider myself a pretty athletic guy, I have done various martial arts during my life — as …

2015-06-28: Google Wants The Entire History Of You The only hope for humanity is that Google retain its “don’t be evil” unofficial mantra. If they ever …

2015-06-09: An Apple Streaming Service Was Unavoidable For millions and millions of mobile users iTunes is inseparable from music. Since the birth of the …

2015-05-16: I Like This Apple Watch More Than I Thought Since journeying back to using my iPhone more than anything else I have been stuck in term of …

2015-02-08: Dead Drops: File Sharing As Art Four years ago Aram Bartholl cemented a USB drive into a brick wall. He wasn’t plotting to overthrow …

2015-02-01: If All Phones Are Now Phablets… ? In 2011 we all gasped as Samsung released a phone that was almost universally labeled as never going …

2015-01-21: Student Upgrades Wheelchair Using 3D Printer If you spend upwards of 12 hours a day in a wheelchair, there is one thing you need to be with it, …

2015-01-01: Copying Fingerprint From Photos So it’s now 2015, the year of the hover board, self lacing shoes and holograms – according to Back …

2014-12-18: Black Mirror Review: “White Christmas” Right from the outset it’s obvious that this is a Black Mirror Christmas special filled with roast …

2014-12-13: LG G Watch R Review: Stylish But Falls Short Round is cool. That’s just a fact – wheels, money, Oreos… they’re all brilliant. We’ve only seen two …

2014-12-13: Social Network Use Is Declining To be social – “needing companionship and therefore best suited to living in communities or an …

2014-12-04: Sony Smartwatch 3 Review It feels much longer, but it’s been less than 6 months since Android Wear hit the market. They have …

2014-11-21: Snowden Information Highlights GCHQ UK/World Spying It almost comes as no surprise when new levels of spying are uncovered in the ‘post Snowden era.’ …

2014-10-10: Is An Objective Review Really Possible? The Verge have been accused of many things, read some comments on posts and they switch between …

2014-10-05: My Frustrating Journey To Replace A Bent iPhone You’ve read the few stories floating around, you’ve seen our round up of ‘#Bendgate’, and you’ve …

2014-08-18: A Third Of Smartphone Users Don’t Download Apps It wasn’t even a concern for Apple when designing the initial iPhone, but mobile applications can …

2014-08-13: Communication Technology Considered Essential Is Increasing Technology is advancing at such a rate that cutting edge equipment is surpassed in a few short …

2014-08-01: Is Apple Slowing Your iPhone Down? It was Sony that first started the the conspiracy around killing your device when they wanted you to …

2014-07-27: OnePlus One: A Real World Review Since moving across to use Android I have spent the whole time trying to find the perfect device. …

2014-07-23: Notification Heads Up! Cyanogen Uncover New Feature We are now a mere day away from Google I/O, where Google is rumoured to be launching a new version …

2014-07-16: Google Fit To Be Released At Google I/O With each leak the excitement builds towards Google I/O. We are in for a jam packed keynote full of …

2014-07-14: Microsoft To Use Tech To Help The Disabled Technology is getting to a stage where it will be a true aid for the disabled. Google have yet to …

2014-07-12: Data Law to be Introduced By UK Government After leaks by Edward Snowden the level of data harvesting by GCHQ has been at the forefront of the …

2014-07-11: Forgetting The Right To Be Forgotten In the latest move in the saga that is the right to be forgotten law, the UK government has asked …

2014-07-09: OK Google: Where Do We Go Now? In the 16 years Google has been active the world, along with its business model, has dramatically …