From my childhood memories – the big stack of “World of Wonder” magazines that I inherited from some family friends and that then gave me years of fascinating reading. I was reminded of them because of a slashdot story on towing icebergs from Antarctica to the middle east – which was the feature article in one of those magazines from the early 1970s! Now if only I could find a picture of that particular cover image.
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.
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.