No early rush home this Tuesday, hockey training is over for another season so I got to leave a bit later and come home on the longer route. Weather had vastly improved from this morning, the sun was out and of course I’d left my sunglasses at home, so a squinty ride through the trees, eyes half-closed against the late afternoon sun and clouds of small flies
Shamed by another commuter while stopped at the lights, I had to admit that yes, my #fixie chain was indeed a bit loose and it really does need adjusting. Must get #aroundtuit
Overcast clouds, 13°C, Feels like 12°C, Humidity 53%, Wind 1m/s from WSW - by Klimat.app
My 1350th day in a row riding a bike; the last 6 days of 2019, my and all of 2021, 2022 and 2023 so far…
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.