happy
"The United States has for decades been trying to prove that you can buy your way to happiness, but I think they’re losing that argument. Happy people don’t stockpile weapons." Dan Piraro ...
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audio equation #1
Schiit Magni 3 + Schiit Modi 3 + Sennheiser HD 600 = Aural Delight ...
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switching to hugo
In a recent post, I wrote about how it's time to ditch Wordpress. Here are a few of my reasons for switching to Hugo. creating content is made easier by using Markdown content is edited locally using any text editor (my weapon of choice is Visual Studio Code - no more laggy online editing, yay!) Hugo's built-in web server lets you preview your site and updates the preview dynamically as you edit content the static pages generated by Hugo can be hosted pretty much anywhere and should load very ...
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ereading
Got myself one of these Kobo Clara HD eReaders a wee while back. Very impressed. Much better to read on than a mobile phone. More portable than a tablet. Lots of eBooks available from Kobo. But I can also read eBooks from Google and Amazon on it. So that's great if you don't want to be tied to a particular ecosystem. There's also the option to borrow books from your local library using OverDrive. Screen very crisp and clear with a good resolution. Love the backlight for late night reading or d...
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ditching wordpress
Once upon a time, so the story goes, I kept a blog on Blogger. The time came for something better, so I moved my blog to WordPress. Things were good for a time. They were so good that one blog begat a second and then a third. I even added a fourth, self-hosted site. Then my urge to blog waned. When the urge returned, I went back to my WordPress hosted sites to find them strewn with adverts. And they seemed to be much slower to load than I remembered. Behind the scenes, there were more configur...
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first light
This is my first post to Listed, so its as much about me trying the system out as anything else. Hopefully, future posts will be more interesting (and maybe even entertaining). I switched to using Standard Notes a month or two ago. I've been really impressed by how easy it is to use across different devices, the features available, and also by the level of security provided. So, many thumbs up there. Then, whilst finding out about extensions, I happened upon Listed and had a bit of a lightbulb...
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