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Tuesday, December 6th, 2022

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Rather than tone-policing what I write, might I suggest just not following me in the first place? Then you’re guaranteed not to see any more snark from me.

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2022

Going to Galway. brb

Monday, August 8th, 2022

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Design is neither good nor bad; nor is it neutral.

(with apologies to Melvin Kranzberg)

Sunday, January 30th, 2022

My heart besieged by anger, my mind a gap of danger.

— Séamus Heaney, The Road To Derry

Wednesday, August 25th, 2021

Goodnight, Zürich!

Goodnight, Zürich!

Tuesday, August 17th, 2021

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Golden retriever kind …but red golden retriever, so not so golden. Looks quite similar to an Irish red setter, doesn’t he?

Sunday, August 1st, 2021

Checked in at Queen's Park. Bark In The Park! — with Jessica map

Checked in at Queen’s Park. Bark In The Park! — with Jessica

Tuesday, July 6th, 2021

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I have a dedicated /notes section (just like I have a dedicated /links section) but on the homepage everything is in one stream.

(Except for replies—like this one—which don’t appear on the home page, just in /notes.)

Saturday, November 28th, 2020

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Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020

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Then why don’t the app store rules ban battery-draining apps instead of specifically banning web browsers?

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020

Playing The Dunmore Lasses (reel) on mandolin:



Sunday, August 16th, 2020

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Darmok and Jalad at Tanagra. Shaka, when the walls fell.

Saturday, August 8th, 2020

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Played some tunes in the park today.

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

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I refuse on principle to use an ISP that does any traffic shaping.

Friday, July 24th, 2020

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I have an SEO joke, skit, humour, funny, laughing, story, anecdote, gag.

Tuesday, July 14th, 2020

If you haven’t yet subscribed to the @Clearleft podcast, you can rectify that oversight:


There’s a new episode coming tomorrow—’sgonna be goooood!

Friday, June 12th, 2020

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And that can be very handy!


The value after the : in the CSS custom property does not have to be valid CSS.


Wednesday, May 13th, 2020

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Roles. “Who’s had to make roles redundant recently.”

People are never redundant.

Saturday, April 4th, 2020

Monday, March 9th, 2020

Checked in at 200 Degrees Coffee map

Checked in at 200 Degrees Coffee