@ Adrian Tritschler · Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021 · 1 minute read · Update at Oct 20, 2021 ·
20.47km / 1:07:49 / 145m / 23.4°C
Fantastically enjoyable warm, sunny, windless spring afternoon. Ideal for a lazy ride around, so that’s what I did. Up to Caulfield, wend my way down to Gardiners Creek, up Ferndale track and pause for a coffee as the first of the 2021 coffeeneuring challenge, then back down the Anniversary trail and up through Murrumbeena and the Djerring trail to home
Scattered clouds, 22°C, Feels like 22°C, Humidity 49%, Wind 1m/s from SSE - by Klimat.app
Vanity site? Technology experiment? Learning tool? Blog? Journal? Diary? Photo album? I could tell you, but then I’d have to kill you…
I experiment. I play. I write and I take pictures. Some of the site is organised around topics, other parts are organized by date, then there’s always the cross-references between them.
Its all been here a fairly long time. Like the papers on my desk, or the books on the bedside table, the pile just grew… and it all grew without much plan or structure. I try not to break URLs, so historical oddities abound.
Long ago it started as a learning experiment with a few static HTML pages, then I added a bit of server-side includes and some very ugly PHP. A hand-built journal/blog on top of that PHP, then a few experiments in moving to various static publishing systems. I’ve never wanted a database-based blogging engine, so over the years I’ve tried PHP, nanoblogger, emacs-muse, silkpage and docbook before settling on Emacs Org mode for writing and jekyll for publishing. But the itch remained… I never really liked jekyll and the ruby underneath always seemed so much black magic. So now the latest incarnation is Org mode and hugo.