Adrian Tritschler's stuff
My website, an agglomerative mess, probably half-eaten by a gru
Thursday, Aug 6, 2020
@ Adrian Tritschler
Over the six weeks from [2020-08-01 Sat] to [2020-09-12 Sat], what birds can I see while in “COVID-19, Stage 4 lockdown” at home. Restricted to one exercise outing per day, 5km range, 1 hour maximum.
Stage 4 lockdown was extended, so I extended my isobirding…
…until [2020-10-18 Sun] which was our last day restricted to five kilometres.
Grand total; 46 species (as of 2020-10-28 Wed).
Amusingly, within days of the lockdown ending I saw a first for me, a couple of Royal Spoonbill in the Huntingdale wetlands.
There’s not much more I can add to who I am.
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.