Accessing year to date

Posted on: May 2, 2021

Categories: Development | Little thoughts | Personal

Please could someone help me get my year to date mileage from Strava using the API? Thanks.


Posted on: April 16, 2021

Categories: Quick Links


Joined a club

Posted on: April 13, 2021

Categories: Personal

I joined a running club. It’s the Hillsborough and Rivelin Running Club (link opens in a new tab)

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Hidden meaning

Posted on: April 7, 2021

Categories: Development

I know the saying is that a picture speaks a thousand words, but there’s a habit in site design that winds me up – it’s the belief that people seeing a picture will hear the same words that you intended. It’s not too much of a problem when an image is used alongside words, but… Read the rest

5 to 9

Posted on: April 3, 2021

Categories: Other's thoughts

From the ages of 5 to 9, I never worried about a 9 till 5. But when we turned to late teens and twenties we’re told to trade dreams for rent please.

Harry & Chris, 5 to 9

Training plan, week 1

Posted on: April 1, 2021

Categories: Personal

Day 1 – Run around a bitDay 2 – Probably don’t botherDay 3 – Run slow then not as slow, repeat a number of timesDay 4 – Have a cup of teaDay 5 – Run up and down a small hill, repeat a number of timesDay 6 – SleepDay 7 – Run for quite a… Read the rest

The need for speed

Posted on: March 26, 2021

Categories: Other's thoughts

Gerry McGovern, as writer of World Wide Waste, often inspires me. And comments like this make my sneaky peak at Twitter worth it.


Posted on: March 19, 2021

Categories: Little thoughts

This is where I’ve been a lot lately: (opens in a new tab)

Metrics to zero

Posted on: March 14, 2021

Categories: Development

“For each metric, the ideal figure to minimize emissions would be zero. The ideal amount of data transfer to minimize emissions is 0kb, the ideal amount of data storage is 0mb, and the ideal distance from data center to web visitor is zero miles. You get the idea – if all the figures are zero,… Read the rest


Posted on: March 12, 2021

Categories: Little thoughts

Long term readers of my blog (ha ha…) will know that I am a bit of a fan of design principles. Today I completed the census (link opens in a new tab) and I can safely say it only enhanced my opinion of It was easy to navigate, clear on how to progress,… Read the rest