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.

ChartJS

Posted on: March 19, 2021

Categories: Little thoughts

This is where I’ve been a lot lately: https://www.chartjs.org/docs/ (opens in a new tab)

Census

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 gov.uk design principles. Today I completed the census (link opens in a new tab) and I can safely say it only enhanced my opinion of gov.uk It was easy to navigate, clear on how to progress,… Read the rest

Openness

Posted on: March 10, 2021

Categories: Little thoughts

“Openness allows us to stand on each other’s shoulders and move forward as a community, building on progress rather than starting from nothing” p9, Sustainable Web Design, Tom Greenwood. A Book Apart, 2021

Moving to Python

Posted on: February 24, 2021

Categories: Development | Little thoughts

The other day I mentioned a little url to utm script I tinkered with. A very brief update on that – I went about adding a url shortener to it and in the process of doing that it turned into a Python script. More later.

The best a man can get

Posted on: January 16, 2021

Categories: Little thoughts

Thing I have learnt already in 2021: Gillette is not actually the best a man can get.

Why YouTube

Posted on: January 7, 2021

Categories: Little thoughts

I really don’t like YouTube.

Fish hybrid

Posted on: November 9, 2020

Categories: Little thoughts

I know things feel weird, and lockdown makes it feel weirder, but feeling like a fish out of water means you eventually evolve and grow legs into a fish-hybrid being soon. A friend of mine said this. She’s great – find Kimmy Keep Real on Twitter (open in new tab)

One spoon or two

Posted on: October 15, 2020

Categories: Little thoughts

I can reduce my teaspoon usage during the day by 75% simply by designating one spoon the Dry Spoon and another the Wet Spoon, thus requiring only two teaspoons ALL DAY. This has made me really happy.

I think that says a lot about my current state of mind.

The addition of wanting

Posted on: August 19, 2020

Categories: Little thoughts

Cheap feeds the addiction of wanting more than we need.
Gerry McGovern, World Wide Waste April, 2020