Around this time last year I had toothache. I went to the dentist. They told me that there was nothing structurally wrong with my teeth and that I was probably grinding them in my sleep due to stress.
On May 11th 2021 my toothache disappeared.
That is a true story! If it’s not a good reason to end this infernal project then I don’t know what is.
It's been hard to summon the energy to write this year and for a while I was strongly considering posting "This blog post intentionally left blank" instead.
Around six weeks ago I was chatting to Rachel about the "old days" of web development. At one point in the conversation I described the tradition of the May 1st Reboot.
It had been a long time since I'd thought about the reboot but when I first started learning web development it was an exciting occasion that I awaited eagerly each year. Read more
Still annual. Oh yeah.
Though this year I'm actually a day (and a bit) late. I would have been on time, but yesterday I was riding my bike, reading on trains and hanging out with excellent people. Next year I'll be back on schedule. Promise.
A quinquennium of blogging.
I had a plan (the almighty pattern) for this post. I've been drafting it on and off in my head for the past few days. I knew the date was approaching, I knew I had to sit here once again, figure out something to say and remember how to do Markdown links.
However, before I get to the main bit (fear the pattern) something rather interesting happened… Read more
I noticed a few weeks ago that this date was approaching, and I was hoping to find the time to put together something that represented the year I have had, but other things have got in the way. Read more
As already mentioned I have left my previous job and have moved on to pastures new.
These new pastures also happen to be somewhat familiar as it turns out I'm going to be spending a lot more time in the study of the flat I already inhabit.
I'm going freelance, flying solo, founding a company, starting a business, or however else you like to phrase the risky exchange of a consistent salary in favour of more creative freedom. Read more