Chris J Wilson

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2019-02-21: I deactivated my account. I’m wondering If I’ll find an app that I have a Facebook log in for …

2019-02-21: My idea for an advert may be in Time Square soon. Feeling pretty amazing right now.

2019-02-20: Keeping Going Book Trailer 🔗 Really can’t wait to get my hands on this.

2019-02-20: With all the turn against Facebook and Cal Newport’s new book Digital Minimalism, I think that this …

2019-02-20: new pen has arrived. Expect pictures and a review sometime (next week?)

2019-02-19: Theory I’m testing out: The quest for “finding my voice/style” in creative fields is …

2019-02-18: Is it even possible to buy a course on Udemy for full price? (related: Is it possible to buy a good …

2019-02-18: A game for Monday (very easy for iOS users). Go and count your open tabs. In iOS, if you long press …

2019-02-18: Good morning. Chilly but bright.

2019-02-16: it’s like computer crack - @gr36 on football manager Yup.

2019-02-16: Setting aside old and proven jokes about Work Chat and socks, most of the criticism for Evernote …

2019-02-14: It arrived! Digital Minimalism: Cal Newport 📚

2019-02-14: One of the biggest mistakes we make is overvaluing the impact a tool will make and undervalue the …

2019-02-14: The switch remastered version of Link’s awakening looks AMAZING. I played the original to …

2019-02-11: I was never cool enough to give up Evernote. But it seems more people are giving it a second chance …

2019-02-11: my Micro Monday recommendation for today is @bennorris it’s been a delight to get to know him …

2019-02-11: Okay Pen folks, I want to get a cheap pen with a flex nib to experiment with writing with a flex nib …

2019-02-11: Photographing English Cathedrals • Peter Marlow • Magnum Photos 🔗 Photographing English Cathedrals • Peter Marlow • Magnum Photos This required exposures of between …

2019-02-10: Trams and streets of Krakow today.

2019-02-10: Very excited to take a peek at today’s Fuji x100t photos. I haven’t had a chance for a good old …

2019-02-08: Beruit Gallipoli 🎵 A new album from Beriuit, don’t mind if I do.

2019-02-07: 20 Life Lessons from Leonardo da Vinci | The Saturday Evening Post 🔗 20 Life Lessons from Leonardo da Vinci | The Saturday Evening Post 🔗 The fact that Leonardo was …

2019-02-07: Finished reading: Leonardo da Vinci by Walter Isaacson 📚

2019-02-07: A lot of my internet friends seem to really be struggling at the moment and the issues and the root …

2019-02-06: Disagreeing is fine, just remember to be kind. (this is a reminder to myself)

2019-02-06: My Morning Routine: A brand new, inspiring morning routine every Wednesday. - 🔗 Oh dear, this could …

2019-02-05: New beer to try from doctor brew. Molly IPA.

2019-02-05: I’m a big believer of bringing sketchnoting to education…but sometimes I see things …

2019-02-05: The pen I ordered to replace the one I broke has got lost on its way… :S Japan Post come to my …

2019-02-03: Spent the evening practicing some gothic style lettering with a pilot parallel (found a cool, lose …

2019-02-01: We humans are really good at overcomplicating our lives aren’t we.

2019-02-01: Now and Then Feb 2019 I created a group in Ulysses called “Now”, it has all my now page updates and “Now and then” blog …

2019-02-01: Good morning

2019-02-01: It’s funny how Apple blocked Facebook’s apps, and the Facebook business couldn’t function properly. …

2019-01-31: I think @rohdesign might approve of my hobonichi customisation.

2019-01-31: I came into work to not the best situation so it’s a rough start to the day. I guess this means …

2019-01-31: Just read about the latest MB hosted sites update…that’s probably 99% of all the features I …

2019-01-30: Before Every Facebook Crisis... Facebook: We’re helping the world, we’ve made some mistakes in the past but you can trust us. …

2019-01-29: Funny, I’ve always thought that the wizard only became admirable after he stepped out from behind …

2019-01-29: Imagine Banksy writing a letter to the US army asking to be hired. Imagine he started off by talking …

2019-01-29: Jeff Perry of @RocketPanda wrote something I’m sure many of us can relate to. Burnout, stress …

2019-01-28: I got a Polish email adderess wrong, I should have guest that an email address without at least one …

2019-01-27: Pocketcasts sync has become so bad that I think I have to switch podcast app. It keeps going back to …

2019-01-26: One of the main reasons I still pay for Ulysses is ‪ the ebook rendering. It’s one of its best USPs …

2019-01-26: Wieliczka last week (a photo with my Fuji x100t) for a change. 📷

2019-01-25: I finished work today and packed my computer away. I won’t need it till Monday when I enter …

2019-01-25: Visiting friends.

2019-01-25: “But it was all right, everything was all right, the struggle was finished. He had won the victory …

2019-01-24: It’s definitely nothing against any particular creator(s) but I’m all podcast tshirted out. They’ve …

2019-01-23: Dumb mistake I still make. Thinking I can/should write while doing something else (listening to a …

2019-01-22: Do I renew my Adobe Photography CC subscription 🤔

2019-01-22: It’s a pretty chilly morning here in Poland.

2019-01-21: Our motivations are heavily informed by the media. Our social feeds are populated by endless images …

2019-01-21: I’d like to announce that I’m not running for the Democratic party nominiation for …

2019-01-21: Back to work doing a job I love with great people and with an exciting product launch. I am so …

2019-01-18: Automators 14: journaling I love @rosemaryorchard ‘s idea of using a shortcut to check the day and …

2019-01-18: I should “spark joy” some of my domain names. > “Thank you silly idea for the …

2019-01-18: Discussion starter: What is a change you’d like to see in society? Can be big or small. Preferably a …

2019-01-17: Locked out of home so I thought I’d play with Halid and darkroom then I decided to try lightroom as …

2019-01-17: …I left my keys at home and I’m now locked out as my wife is away. Guess I’ll go do the food …

2019-01-17: The shortcut action for lightroom on the iPad is okay. I mean it’s better than not having it, …

2019-01-17: Occasionally I am asked why I don’t “monetize” my blog, but everything good in my career has come …

2019-01-16: I remember some people talking about an alternative to tinyletter for friendly …

2019-01-16: It was a rainy morning in Krakow today.

2019-01-16: From an ideological point of view, I really dislike google claiming the TLD .new for their …

2019-01-16: The Art of Noticing: 131 Ways to Spark Creativity, Find Inspiration, and Discover Joy In the …

2019-01-15: When someone has been nasty and sarcastic to me I always want to take the high ground and be nice to …

2019-01-15: I annoy myself by overthinking if this blogging platform or that is better. I really ought to just …

2019-01-14: Got to send beta feedback thanks to finding a bug 😌

2019-01-14: Currently Reading : This Is Marketing: You Can’t Be Seen Until You Learn to See: Seth Godin 📚

2019-01-13: This principle underlines every minimalism movement. Choosing intentionality over convinence - Cal …

2019-01-11: Join Analog Social Media - Cal Newport 🔗 Join Analog Social Media - Cal Newport 🔗 >When you take an activity like social media, for …

2019-01-11: After a few months of using Station I have come to the conclusion that it’s basically a …

2019-01-11: Happy world sketchnote day everyone!

2019-01-10: We're All Product Reviewers Now Managing reputation in the age of infinity - Seth’s Blog Amazon sells junk. More junk every …

2019-01-10: Currently Reading : Leonardo da Vinci: Walter Isaacson 📚

2019-01-10: I feel a bit like I’m in Narnia this morning. Very fine snowfall on the way to the train (first …

2019-01-09: An Amazing Transformation It’s truly amazing the transformation my daughter’s face can through on any given day. …

2019-01-09: Podcast lovers will really enjoy the latest XKCD.

2019-01-09: Finished Reading : Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad …

2019-01-09: Is it possible to automate micro.blog favouriting? For example, save a favourite to …

2019-01-09: On the way to the train this morning and practicing editing photo curves. Think I’m getting better …

2019-01-08: In praise of Garageband - Austin Kleon 🔗 In praise of Garageband - Austin Kleon Garageband turned 15 yesterday. It was introduced at …

2019-01-07: The best cameras but not the best pictures 10 Upgrades for 2019 | David duChemin - World & Humanitarian Photographer, Nomad, Author. Want …

2019-01-07: Got my notebook and pen stack sorted at work.

2019-01-07: World Sketchnote Day 2019! — Sketchnote Army Some ways to participate: Share your photo, holding a …

2019-01-05: Catching the train last night.

2019-01-04: A picture from our holiday in Malta last year.

2019-01-04: I’m 10x more productive than I was five years ago. Do you know what I changed to make that happen? I …

2019-01-04: 100 things that made my year (2018) - Austin Kleon 🔗 100 things that made my year (2018) A pretty amazing list of personal pleasures from Austin. Not a …

2019-01-03: Three days into the Hobonichi lifestyle (I’m kidding…sort of) and I really like this notebook. …

2019-01-03: Now and then January 2019 As part of my regular review and reflection with my now page, I’m writing another now and then …

2019-01-02: Note from today’s journal entry that caught my attention. Resilience is a powerful characteristic. …

2019-01-02: Rebound quick bad workouts are more important than good ones don’t underestimate the compounding …

2019-01-02: Current iPhone homescreen (sharing so I can add it to my now page)

2019-01-01: First entry with my new hobonichi (my first) and I’m sticking in a picture.

2019-01-01: I started discussing some plans for a photo trip/ holiday with a friend this coming year. I just …

2018-12-31: Five new things I’ve liked this year Atomic habits 📚 Chvrches: Love is dead 🎧 Ask NT Wright …

2018-12-31: A halo created by my in laws tea light.

2018-12-30: My daughter laughed for the first time and I filmed it on my phone. There maybe downsides of …

2018-12-30: Lublin skyline.

2018-12-29: Just wondering if there’s any easy way to add a video to a manton hosted microblog? Got a little fun …

2018-12-29: I was a big fan of google+. whenever a story of its impending death came out five or six years ago, …

2018-12-29: When you get tired, take a seat. Lublin, Poland.

2018-12-28: My tip instead of resolutions: A bingo board of fun and/or useful things you’d like to do …

2018-12-28: A little abrstract photo that might work for a wallpaper?, taken when flying yesterday afternoon.

2018-12-27: Time to return to Poland. Thank you for a wonderful Christmas time UK 🇬🇧.

2018-12-26: A healthy Boxing Day lunch…at five guys

2018-12-26: What Would You Downgrade To? As I walked my daughter yesterday I found my mind was also off on its own adventure. For some reason …

2018-12-25: Merry Christmas. If you don’t celebrate it then I wish you a good day regardless.

2018-12-24: My parents’ (homemade) Christmas Nativity set.

2018-12-23: It’s a tough life being a dog

2018-12-22: Plectrums, plectrums as far as the eye can see!

2018-12-20: Walks in England aren’t half bad (and playing with darkroom is fun too)

2018-12-20: Having the best mattress, suitcase, and vitamins nearly broke me - Vox 🔗 Having the best mattress, suitcase, and vitamins nearly broke me - Vox I would try them all at …

2018-12-20: Happy ten year anniversary Sketchnote Army. great to see how it’s grown. Great work @rohdesign

2018-12-19: A cup of coffee at the best coffee shop in all of New Malden. The Place .

2018-12-19: My Top Paid iPad Apps – Painfully Hopeful Well Christmas is here, and a lot of folks will be …

2018-12-18: We took a wet trip into London today, but the friendship (and Mexican food) warmed us up.

2018-12-18: 3 Sentence Book Summaries by James Clear 🔗 Book Summaries: Popular Book Summaries in 3 Sentences or Less This page shares a full list of book …

2018-12-17: Now and then in December 2018 This month has been busy which is partially why I didn’t post a “now and then” update earlier, …

2018-12-17: We’ve been in the UK for two days and I’ve only had two mince pies so far. I will correct this …

2018-12-16: Shuffling feet Right foot forward, Left foot forward, A slight dip in the hip with each stoop, Pulling the foot …

2018-12-15: How I Quit Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Amazon - Motherboard 🔗 How I Quit Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Amazon - Motherboard By now, it’s common …

2018-12-15: I found flying stressful. Today we’re flying with my four month old daughter 😣. I’m focusing on the …

2018-12-13: I got some Lamy ink to fill my cross pen, this was a gift when I was 25 or something like that but …

2018-12-12: One of My usual camera testing spot but this time with a very different view.

2018-12-12: Making 95% of the perceived effort When I first moved abroad I thought that when I returned to visit the UK, I’d simply state …

2018-12-10: The Baron Fig book page has some great book suggestions.

2018-12-10: When you discover that @patrickrhone linked to something you wrote 🤗

2018-12-10: Autumn Leaves Jazz Guitar Collection 🎵 📽️ The second Jazz standard playlist I’ve put together, this …

2018-12-10: I’m really enjoying these weekly link things that some people are doing on MB. It’s …

2018-12-07: David Sparks’s Omnifocus Field Guide is very good. Especially the custom perspectives, I love some …

2018-12-06: My techo arrived ☺️

2018-12-06: Copywriter world problems. How do I say we are “low-cost” without sounding like we’re rubbish, …

2018-12-06: My RSS service hunt seems to be leading me towards Inoreader at the moment and I’m trying the …

2018-12-06: Good morning

2018-12-05: I got a blister from playing bass at the weekend and it looks like it’s just about okay to play …

2018-12-05: Mission for today, buy an ugly Christmas sweater :D

2018-12-04: Facebook's had a bad year, but the users are staying. Looking Back on Facebook’s Murky 2018: Here’s Why Users Are Sticking Around (New Data)🔗 …

2018-12-04: A copywriting course I’ve been following is much more a general business course. It’s …

2018-12-04: There’s one AR app I use and I don’t know why I do. It’s a football app that lets …

2018-12-03: Atomic habits has really helped me understand the value of certain GTD practices like the weekly …

2018-12-03: The Guru Trap 🔗 I keep coming back to this post and thinking about it. My favourite Apple …

2018-11-30: The frost yesterday morning.

2018-11-29: Move Slow and Mend Things? 🔗 https://brooksreview.net/2018/11/building-technology-for-good/ I’m not sure there is a clear …

2018-11-28: I signed up to a course to learn how to use a drawing app on the iPad better. I had a survey about …

2018-11-28: The Best Table Tennis Shot of 2018 🔗 📹 One of those titles that sounds clickbaitey, but totally …

2018-11-27: A Suggestion for Better Starbucks Cup Size Name Something I’ve been wondering about. Starbucks coffee size names. They are clearly influenced …

2018-11-27: Come for the Topic, Stay for the Hosts? I remember hearing Merlin Mann make this statement on back to work some five years ago or so. At the …

2018-11-26: Georgia On My Mind Playlist One of my new listening habits at work is to listen to a jazz classic performed by several different …

2018-11-26: One of the Google features that I find incredibly useful and very worrisome is maps telling you …

2018-11-24: I still love paper In many ways I think my attachment for my smartphone is born out of my same attachment for notebooks …

2018-11-24: My daughter has started teething…this is the darkest timeline.

2018-11-24: My Black Friday shopping was finally buying the Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild. I held off …

2018-11-22: Outside of krakow station last night Not certain about the edit. Need to brush up on my lightroom …

2018-11-22: Just wondering what service you use for RSS and why.

2018-11-21: Go on an “Artist date” I made the image below inspired by the accidental creative podcast this morning, which was itself …

2018-11-20: The Annoying Trend of Making Stuff About Making Stuff One of the things that annoys me the most about the modern internet landscape is how much stuff is …

2018-11-20: Imagine buying a WordPress theme with a “lifetime license”, now imagine not getting any …

2018-11-20: Nate Lopez Performs “Georgia On My Mind” 🎵 📹 Some smooth acoustic blues for the afternoon

2018-11-19: Krakow train station tonight 📸 Edited in darkroom for the iPad.

2018-11-19: iPhone photography discovery of the day 📷 Darkroom lets you edit the background and foreground of a …

2018-11-19: The digital divide is being flipped 🔗 The Digital Divide is Being Flipped - Seths Blog > Today, as digital tools get cheaper and more …

2018-11-19: Monday Morning Music 🎵 📽️ Jeff Goldblum: Cantaloupe Island

2018-11-19: I Checked Lightroom CC when it came out and wasn’t too impressed. Back then I was using an …

2018-11-17: Yes, I am a tastemaker: The Pen Addict 334 An episode even non-pen addicts may enjoy when Brad …

2018-11-16: The whole “I’m passionate about the Oxford Comma” thing feels very cliche now. So my bio …

2018-11-16: I’m really enjoying playing with the iPhone XS camera. It lets me take photos I couldn’t with the …

2018-11-15: TWSBI ECO in trans green and Blossom Red for Christmas The green looks pretty cool.

2018-11-14: Colder weather means porter time. This is a Christmas porter.

2018-11-14: Pocketcasts 7. Great update.

2018-11-14: Any wireless charging recommendations for iPhone Xs? I’m looking at the Anker PowerPort 5, The …

2018-11-13: “Being creative is not so much the desire to do something as the listening to that which wants …

2018-11-12: Finally got my iPhone XS in a semi set state. Still moving a couple of items around by this is my …

2018-11-12: It’s a public holiday here in Poland so I took my daughter down to the graduation tower connected to …

2018-11-11: In addition to Veterans Day and Armistice day, November 11 is Polish Independence Day. Prior to the …

2018-11-10: Morning coffee in krakow. The sign says “coffee is essential”

2018-11-09: Morning Music 🎵 L.I.F.EG.O.E.S.O.N by Noah And The Whale

2018-11-09: Good News: National Witness? | Fulcrum Anglican > Good liturgy isn’t everything, but bad liturgy …

2018-11-08: Where are the fresh blogging opinions 🔗 Daring Fireball: Dan Frakes Goes to Apple as Mac App Store Editor > Cross linking between blogs …

2018-11-08: Austin Mann on the New iPad Pro 🔗 the new ipad pro for photographers Austin is great to follow for all things Apple and photography …

2018-11-07: Spark Email showing me a new feature with a dismiss button of “Thank You” I’m both …

2018-11-07: Can’t wait to dig into the new procreate update :)

2018-11-06: I missed my train at krakow station last night. So I finally returned to street photography with my …

2018-11-06: I’m becoming increasingly critical of the IPad as a platform. Not because it’s getting …

2018-11-05: No one makes a living on Pateron 🔗 No one makes a living on Patreon Of those creators, only 1,393 — 2 percent — make the equivalent …

2018-11-05: Monday Morning Music 🎵Athlete: Half Life

2018-11-05: Ulysses keyboard shortcuts for Mac and iOS I love how many different shortcuts Ulysses …

2018-11-03: “Changes that seem small and unimportant at first will compound into remarkable results if you …

2018-11-02: Isralie style coffee and baklava in the coolest coffee shop in Krakow.

2018-11-02: We’re in our favourite coffee shop in Kazimierz, the old Jewish district in Krakow, and there are …

2018-11-02: November 2018 Now and Then Update Last month I tried updating my Now page at the start of the month and writing a description of what …

2018-10-31: A Long-Term Review of The Focus Course “The Focus Course helped me create a manageable plan of action that worked with my work and …

2018-10-31: Morning Music 🎵 Death Cab for Cutie: A Movie Script Ending

2018-10-30: Luke Sital-Singh: The Last Day 🎵 Another great folk song from my fellow New Malden-er.

2018-10-29: Wes Montgomery: Round Midnight 🎵📹 🎸

2018-10-29: Honestly, I think Evernote might finally be turning things around. The templates feature is the …

2018-10-29: October is almost over so I guess it’s time to look over my now page from last month and get …

2018-10-26: A Dark Consensus About Screens and Kids Begins to Emerge in Silicon Valley - The New York Time 🔗 A Dark Consensus About Screens and Kids Begins to Emerge in Silicon Valley - The New York Times via …

2018-10-25: In Praise of Mediocrity 🔗 I’m calling it now, Austin Kleon’s next book (after Keep …

2018-10-25: Yesterday I critiqued productivity obsession and the constant drive to find that one tip that will …

2018-10-25: I thought I had finally found a cheap airport express to get my Airplay 2 on…but ebay had other …

2018-10-24: Confession of a Recovering Productivity Addict Six years ago, when I was living in Spain, I was obsessed by Productivity. I tried to make my system …

2018-10-24: Suddenly Everything Has Changed by The Postal Service 🎵

2018-10-23: Today I am declaring a war on “the most optimal”

2018-10-23: Waiting for the train last week.

2018-10-22: You Don’t Need to Do “Real Work” on the iPad, Just Normal Work One of the ideas that get’s branded about when we talk about the iPad is that you “can’t do real …

2018-10-22: Just wondering if @manton hosted microblogs have support for markdown footnotes? Anyone know?

2018-10-17: Not going to lie. I’m pretty excited to get drafts for Mac beta set up on my work computer. Having a …

2018-10-17: Currently Reading : Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad …

2018-10-11: Joe Pass and Ella Fitzgerald in Hannover 1975 🎵📽️ another live Joe Pass performance, this time with …

2018-10-11: My new mission. Convert my company to using the Oxford comma by highlighting every sentence where it …

2018-10-10: Team Color Codes Hex codes for various team colour codes. My favourite NFL teams are probably the …

2018-10-10: A colleague at work asked me what gadget I’d get if I had $500 to spend on anything I want. I …

2018-10-10: 7 Sources for Ready-Made iOS Shortcuts – 40Tech 7 Sources for Ready-Made iOS Shortcuts – 40Tech Like the communities around other automation tools, …

2018-10-05: Inktober day 5: Chicken 🐓

2018-10-04: Inktober day 4: spell

2018-10-03: Inktober day 3: boom roasted.

2018-10-02: Inktober day 2: tranquil

2018-10-02: Inktober day 1: poisonous

2018-10-01: Good writing is rewriting. A lesson from On Writing Well.

2018-10-01: Joe Pass Misty 🎵📽️ I love this version of Misty by Joe Pass, maybe one day I’ll learn to play …

2018-10-01: Now and Then Update: October 2018 I was updating my now page and thought it was a shame to delete the events from last month. So I’ve …

2018-09-29: Autumnal Autumnal may well be my favourite word in the English language. It’s partially because it has …

2018-09-28: Sometimes I think about the similarities between Tumblr and Micro.Blog.

2018-09-28: Unfortunately Headlines and Titles Always Matter We all know the classic truism to not judge a book by its cover, and yet we continue to do so. Even …

2018-09-26: Just added a SFD of a reading log page on my Micro.Blog. My aim is to better track what I read over …

2018-09-25: Austin Mann's iPhone Xs camera review 🔗 Austin Mann’s iPhone Xs camera review 🔗 Surprise Austin takes great pictures with an iPhone …

2018-09-24: Yesterday at the airport I wrote out my main takeaways from the international sketchnote camp and …

2018-09-23: “We have tears in our eyes As we wave our goodbyes, We so loved being with you, we three. So do …

2018-09-22: Lettering practice with @rohdesign and @claire_ohl at #ISC18LX love nesting little letters here and …

2018-09-21: Take the first step After a session at the International Sketchnote camp in Lisbon today I felt challenged and excited …

2018-09-21: Putting Makayla Lewis’s lesson in to action and sharing my work from #isc18lx

2018-09-19: The Mac Sparky Shortcuts Field Guide [Mini Review] Just finished the MacSparky Shortcuts Field Guide My tldr; it’s great for people new to …

2018-09-19: Gender decoder for jobs interesting tool that checks if your job ad has gender biased language.

2018-09-19: Currently reading: On Writing Well by William Zinsser 📚

2018-09-18: Cleaning Up Workflows Thanks to the release of Shortcuts, I cleared out about 70% of my old Workflows in preparation. …

2018-09-18: I finally moved from TextExpander legacy to a subscription. I’ve had issues with syncing …

2018-09-17: Should We Stop Listening to Podcasts? — CJ Chilvers 🔗 Should We Stop Listening to Podcasts? — CJ Chilvers When you mention time and attention theft, most …

2018-09-17: Really excited to be finally downloading shortcuts. Let’s see what this baby can do!

2018-09-17: Austin Kleon on the Sketchbook Skool Podcast > “I think a lot of that side hustle stuff comes …

2018-09-17: Emulsify Camera from Sean Harding (Like shooting black and white film) Emulsify Camera I’ve tested this app by @sharding for a couple of weeks and it’s not …

2018-09-16: Finished Reading Arbitrary Stupid Goal: Tamara Shopsin 📚

2018-09-16: Since Apple Pay (finally) came to Poland I’ve been really pleased with it, espeically on the …

2018-09-16: I’d rather be a blogger – Paul Jarvis 🔗 I’d rather be a blogger I just think one of the main reasons that the internet took off like it did …

2018-09-15: FART for better photos - Ken Rockwell Fart for better photos > I take my best pictures when I FART first. FARTing helps us remember to …

2018-09-15: Siri Shortcuts and DayOne…that could potentially be interesting

2018-09-14: So iOS 12 is out but Siri Shortcuts isn’t out yet 😩

2018-09-14: iOS 12 is here!

2018-09-14: How Maria Popova starts a blog post. I noticed something about Brain Picking’s blog posts that made me investigate. It was the …

2018-09-14: the number of companies who sent me emails saying that I had to update my preference to keep getting …

2018-09-14: Do you let any website give you push notifications? I see requests so often and I’m wondering …

2018-09-14: Do by Friday takes on GTD - Early Beta 🎧 This episode was a truly great one and while humors, …

2018-09-13: Cognitive Dissonance for Marketing 🔗 Cognitive Dissonance > It has also been observed that if a person finds themselves engaging in …

2018-09-13: Reading Aloud - Austin Kleon 🔗 Reading aloud >I find that reading my work aloud makes it weird enough that I can’t scan or gloss …

2018-09-13: Me: Well I don’t think these iPhone speak to me. Me five minutes later: That’s it! …

2018-09-12: What makes a good blog - Merlin Mann What makes a good blog? > As I think about the blogs I’ve returned to over the years …

2018-09-12: Hoping to Be Delighted by Apple Well it’s Apple iPhone event day and I feel conflicted. I’m really ready for a phone upgrade, I want …

2018-09-12: Finished my last notebook last night and starting a new one today. Trying a different (cheaper) …

2018-09-11: So I just set up Microsub on my microblog using aperture and downloaded indigenous on my iPhone. …

2018-09-11: the Micro Monday cast with @vasta is really interesting and worth considering and reflecting.

2018-09-11: How to make a one-page zine Thanks to Austin Kleon for this one. Now I just need to grab some paper …

2018-09-11: Testing @sharding ‘s emulsify app at one of the spots I pass everyday and find useful for testing …

2018-09-10: Education Needs to Be Inconvenient Education needs to be inconvenient Education needs to be inconvenient because it relies on effort …

2018-09-10: I was trying to write an article and it just wasn’t coming. The ideas were all jumbled and the …

2018-09-09: Discussion starter…what is the correct/your way of assembling lasagna? (Yes I just cooked …

2018-09-09: Protect your attention I made this sketch in my commonplace book about a week and a half ago and since then this idea has …

2018-09-08: Thai Rolls I’d never heard of Thai rolls before but it’s a type of ice cream that basically gets made in front …

2018-09-07: Since my daughter was born there has been a massive increase in my use of Live Photos… …

2018-09-07: Looks like you can browse the old discover articles in iOS 12 now.The question is have they restored …

2018-09-07: A few times I’ve asked a question and people have said “hey, where did you find that” most of the …

2018-09-07: I’ve seen a load of articles about “iPad only photo workflows” where I always think “We’ll that’s …

2018-09-07: Last night I found myself playing with halide (as it was very low light). The darkroom integration …

2018-09-06: Currently Reading : Arbitrary Stupid Goal: Tamara Shopsin 📚

2018-09-06: Steal Like The Decemberists Song Exploder - the Decemberists : once in my life As I was just playing it and playing it over and …

2018-09-05: My Pen Addict Kickstarter kit arrived. Now which pens to fill it with 🤔

2018-09-05: On Writing Your Job on Your About Page This week I realised that I could add an about page to my Micro.Blog blog and it could be longer …

2018-09-04: Evernote lost its CTO, CFO, CPO and HR head in the last month as it eyes another fundraise | TechCrunch Evernote lost its CTO, CFO, CPO and HR head in the last month as it eyes another fundraise | …

2018-09-04: But I was opposed to becoming “mileage crazy”. Mileage craziness is a serious condition …

2018-09-04: Ocean by John Butler 2012 Studio Version I completely forgot about this video but YouTube suggested …

2018-09-04: Thoughts on the film "Chef" I re-watched the film with my wife over the last two days. It’s a film I’ve wanted to …

2018-09-03: Four new pens to play with…I might be starting to develop a problem. Left to right: - Lamy …

2018-09-03: For Micro Monday I’ll recommend @zsbenke he shares interesting links and I’m trying to convince him …

2018-09-03: Finished reading: Perennial seller by Ryan Holiday 📚

2018-09-03: Thoughts on Parenthood 1: “I understand every adult in my life better now”. - said on …

2018-09-02: “What you need to do, Peter, is stop believing all those sick people on the television and …

2018-09-01: Turns out two of my big complaints about DayOne V3 turn out not to be true. I have been …

2018-08-31: Built to Last When I was fifteen, my dad bough me my first guitar, a Tanglewood dreadnought style acoustic. Last …

2018-08-31: Currently reading: Perennial Seller by Ryan Holiday 📚

2018-08-31: Does Patreon’s Value Increase the More Things You Back? Patreon has always seemed like an interesting idea to me and I’ve backed a few groups for a couple …

2018-08-30: Affinity Publisher Beta demo out Pretty exciting to see the Affinity Publisher beta out. It’s Mac …

2018-08-29: Johnnie Walker Red Rye Finish Trying a new whiskey. It was a “hey you’ve got a baby” present.

2018-08-29: A dumb nonsensical behaviour from myself. I’ve wanted to sign up as a @relayfm member for a …

2018-08-28: Ideas are Cheap Another idea from perennial seller by Ryan Holiday, ideas are cheap, executing really matters. So …

2018-08-28: One of the greatest little features Evernote made was the “clearly web clipper”. It was …

2018-08-27: No, you shouldn't spend 4/5th of your time marketing and 1/5th creating I’m listening to ”perennial seller” by Ryan Holiday and early on he takes aim at this truism …

2018-08-27: For some strange reason ulysses keeps crashing on my iPad Pro. Anyone got this issue or just me?

2018-08-25: Thanks for the reminders Krakow.

2018-08-25: Good link posts vs bad link post Every now and again I come across someone who is critical of this form of micro blogging. They …

2018-08-25: WWU Lecture on Tolkein’s Language and Writing WWU lecture on Tolkein’s language and writing This is a pretty fascinating 50 mins talk by Edward …

2018-08-25: After an incident yesterday I drew up a basic door protocol, I might need to add some more …

2018-08-24: Turlaj Klopsa I needed a snack between visits to my daughter in hospital and may have found the best food truck in …

2018-08-24: Welcome to the World I collapsed on my bed at 2:30 on Wedneday morning after driving home from the hospital. I had been …

2018-08-24: Inside J.R.R. Tolkien’s Notebooks, a Glimpse of the Master Philologist at Work Inside J.R.R. Tolkien’s Notebooks, a Glimpse of the Master Philologist at Work > Tolkien was the …

2018-08-23: New Craft beer (well new to me) in local shop with a local connect. Let’s give this a try.

2018-08-22: How to do a strength or core workout with the Apple Watch ⌚️💪 iPad guild

2018-08-22: As I thought, the latest DayOne update removes my precious, precious plus account so I now have to …

2018-08-21: Can you draw a face with just vertical lines? 🤔 ✏️ Yesterday evening I suddenly had a random idea*, could I draw a face with just vertical lines? I …

2018-08-21: Day 3 📷

2018-08-21: Read More Books 📚 A reminder from myself yesterday. Books are rewarding and I should read more.

2018-08-21: Pocketcasts has chapters support. Nice 😎

2018-08-20: Writing is self-help, because “we’re writing to help ourselves.” - Self-Help as oxymoron, Austin …

2018-08-20: Micro @Monday : totally has to be @gr36 well worth following.

2018-08-20: 5 great newsletters ✉️ I’ve signed up to far too many newsletters in the past. Some have been great for a while and …

2018-08-20: Day 2 black and white

2018-08-19: Just finished the show notes for the final guest episode of the sketchnote army podcast season 5. …

2018-08-18: A Commonplace (book/blog) Have you ever stumbled upon an idea that moved you into action? This last week I did in a minor way …

2018-08-18: I keep wanting to “like” things here…but I don’t want to favourite them. …

2018-08-17: Drafts for Mac 🖥 Drafts for Mac Status Update - Drafts Community Yes, Drafts is coming to the Mac. Much of the …

2018-08-17: [Thank You for Today by Death Cab for Cutie](songwhip.com/album/dea… New Death Cab album. …

2018-08-17: Pay every debt as if God wrote the bill - Ralph Waldo Emerson (playing with my common book)

2018-08-17: Day 1

2018-08-16: Idea for a relay crossover episode Federico and John Siracusa talk pasta workflows. Call me @ismh

2018-08-16: SongExploder: Christine and the Queens - Doesn’t matter I love the behind the scenes glimps you get …

2018-08-14: My hypercritical and PCalc T-shirt’s arrived 😎

2018-08-14: It’s Just Not for Me Well, it happened. A company I really like released a product that I have no interest in buying to …

2018-08-14: I finally took @gr36 ‘s suggestion and moved all my podcasts to Pocketcasts and started a big clean …

2018-08-14: Icro now has image upload. This makes me happy. Micro.blog is coming along nicely.

2018-08-13: Got a couple new pens to play with after discovering a great stationary shop in Krakow.

2018-08-12: Sunday morning lettering practice.

2018-08-11: Moving webhosts can really be a pain (but at least I’ve finished).

2018-07-02: Just completed my first day at my new job. It was busy, not too overwhelming with information and …

2018-06-29: Brighton We went on a trip down to Brighton. I didn’t have my camera so I took a few street photos with my …

2018-06-21: Second Ryanair flight where it seems half the passengers have got priority boarding. I really wonder …

2018-06-21: Dingli Cliffs, Malta The chapel of St. Anna at the tops of Dingli cliffs in Malta. iPhone se edited in photos

2018-06-21: The Citadel In Victoria (Rabat) Gozo

2018-06-20: Mdina Malta Another day of travel in Malta. This time the beautiful Mdina and Rabat.

2018-06-20: The Blue Grotto Day out and about in Malta with just the iPhone as my camera. Not a bad day.

2018-05-20: One of those little features I always loved about iOS (over android) is the tap the top to scroll …

2018-05-18: The End of Third-Party Twitter Clients? Daring Fireball: The End of Third-Party Twitter Clients? This antipathy to third-party clients is …

2018-05-09: an iOS laptop totally wouldn’t be for me…but Apple should probably do it anyway. …

2018-05-07: Irony that I doubt will ever grow old for me. Using the word “minimalist” to sell things. For …

2018-05-07: Lviv is a pretty special place

2018-03-03: Shooting iPhone photos in the cold? Yesterday I heard someone mention that their iPhone had shut down because it had got below zero …

2018-02-28: Is Vero a challenge to Facebook? I saw someone dismissing the possibility of verso taking Facebook on. They pointed out the failure …

2018-02-27: The rear of my iPad is coming alomg nicely

2018-02-26: So I might remote into my Mac at home so I can access a work websitebecausr it hates iPad’s so much. …

2018-02-22: Is someone copying me...or am I less original than I thought 🤷‍♂️ So I’ve seen someone write and share an article that is surprisingly similar to one I wrote and only …

2018-02-21: This was a great episode of Mac Power Users. Rose shared some pretty interesting tips but the idea …

2018-02-21: Tatra mountains yesterday (iPhone se only again)

2018-02-20: Darn, Interact is a great app that helps if you’re a “Do I really have to go to my Mac for that” …

2018-02-19: Hiking in the Tatar mountains in Poland. Not a bad time. (iPhone SE plus snapseed for post …

2018-02-18: Email Newsletters that are worth subscribing too Here’s a quick list of newsletters that are worth the time to read (this is just opinion, your …

2018-02-17: Why are there “delux albums” on Apple Music? Apple Music First Impressions - Benjamin Mayo The archaic concept of a standard album and a deluxe …

2018-02-16: a different -kind of- writing process Write 1st draft, it’s too long, write second draft, it’s long, write third draft, okay …

2018-02-15: Turtles all the way down One of the things I’ve found really strange on the internet are the sort of “pyramid” schemes. You …

2018-02-14: People give Evernote a lot of stick, but it’s improved a lot recently…well, it’s stopped …

2018-02-13: Thoughts On New iPads -> @ben makes some good points here about the orientation apple sees iPads …

2018-02-13: Oh Hi there Micro.Blog So after this week Mac Power users podcast I finally got round to signing up for Micro.Blog. I had …

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