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Mastodon

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If you use Twitter and are seeing this blog post then there is a good chance you know that Mastodon is an alternative social network which is similar to Twit...

NixOS, Phoenix and Sass

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Elixir’s web application framework, Phoenix, is moving away from needing a dependency on Node to make projects easier to maintain and thing in general just a...

My Linux Life

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Introduction After I wrote about my love of StarLabs’s 11” laptop, the StarLite, someone asked me about the software I run on it, how I work with people who...

The StarLite Laptop

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I do pretty much all of my development work on my desktop computer but I still need a laptop for those times I just want to work from the sofa or for when I ...

Choosing A New Bike

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After realising that my weight and fitness were in a bad way again I turned my attention to researching bicycles. I have had a varied history of bike owners...

My Bicycle History

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The Roses This isn’t a bike model but rather my first memory of cycling. I was probably five or six and it was a hot summer day and so I was just wearing sh...

Weight and Health

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In four months I turn 48. I am 5’8” (173 cm) and weight 15st 10lb (100kg). I am unfit and have a very sedentary lifestyle because I work from home as a softw...