18 Jun 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @hasbean Kiriga Estate AB from Kenya today. Tasting notes are …

14 Jun 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @kissthehippouk Lino from Peru today. Tasting notes are “Stewed …

12 Jun 2021: Brilliant assistance again today from the lawn-clippings disposal team.

8 Jun 2021: 3rd time lucky. At last.

5 Jun 2021: Apple can entice me to spend a surprising amount to eliminate the bedside cable tangle.

2 Jun 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @squaremile San Ramon from Nicaragua today. Tasting notes are “Pear, …

26 May 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @chimneyfirec El Cipres from El Salvador today. Tasting notes are …

23 May 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @chimneyfirec Tega and Tula from Ethiopia today. Tasting notes are …

13 May 2021: Another book I’ve been looking forward to. Need to find more reading time or learn how to absorb the …

13 May 2021: NHS Covid-19 app helped reduce 2nd wave by 25%

Peer reviewed and now published in Nature journal:

we estimated that the app averted 594,000 cases …

13 May 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @Volcano_Coffee Finca Marilandia from Guatemala today. Tasting notes …

11 May 2021: 🎉 💉💪

11 May 2021: How exciting! I didn’t realise you could tag people in iMessages.

11 May 2021: Don’t let them grind you down paper leaflet ✊

10 May 2021: Does anyone know why AirTags are magnetic? Bonus: They’ve started paying for themselves.

10 May 2021: Tado Wireless Thermostat stand

Tado have now released a stand for their wireless thermostats (and wired air-con controller, but I …

10 May 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @Volcano_Coffee Reserve from Ethiopia today. Tasting notes are “Sweet …

10 May 2021: I am a simple man. So when @Volcano_Coffee email a discount code and suggest ordering, I order. …

9 May 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @chimneyfirec PNG (April Discovery) from Papua New Guinea today. …

9 May 2021: TIL cows aren’t interested in head-scratches but would quite like to lick your iPhone.

9 May 2021: The child and I made Salmon En Croute and the hours of plasticine play paid off.

7 May 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @chimneyfirec Gran Galope from Colombia today. Tasting notes are …

7 May 2021: Colour temperatures of default Hue presets (for White Ambiance bulbs)

I couldn’t find this data for my own use so I collected it by setting my Hue lights into …

3 May 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @kissthehippouk Arcila from Colombia today. Tasting notes are …

2 May 2021: He even brought a date.

2 May 2021: “You planning on eating all of that?”

1 May 2021: Hooray! My @chimneyfirec coffee order arrived with a lovely handwritten note and a sticker! Had lots …

1 May 2021: My stickers arrived in the UK! Thanks @jean 🙏

30 Apr 2021: Simiar to this chap my warranty documentation for AirTags and accessories shows dates as far back as …

30 Apr 2021: “Redundancy”

29 Apr 2021: These are brilliant. Completely change our Hue setup to operate from our existing switches.

28 Apr 2021: Today’s watch is my Christmas present to me - the Hodinkee colab with Merci Paris. I love the …

28 Apr 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @squaremile Pinhal from Brazil today. Tasting notes are “Red plu, …

27 Apr 2021: Swapped to the blue woven solo loop and it’s jolly nice.

26 Apr 2021: I’ve decided not to worry if I am too old to wear this. Real soft-spot for these CasiOaks.

26 Apr 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @kissthehippouk George Street from Colombia & Peru today. Tasting …

21 Apr 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @kissthehippouk Los Vascos from Colombia today. Tasting notes are …

20 Apr 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @kissthehippouk Kirundo from Burundi today. Tasting notes are “Caramel …

19 Apr 2021: Apple’s ‘Spring Loaded’ graphic is clearly the word ‘le’ wearing a beret. Expect big news about …

18 Apr 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @kissthehippouk Gloria from Peru today. Tasting notes are “Strawberry …

7 Apr 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @origincoffee Veracruz from Colombia today. Tasting notes are …

1 Apr 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @squaremile Recreio from Brazil today. Tasting notes are “Apple, …

24 Mar 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @kissthehippouk Winter Warmer Blend from Colombia today. Tasting notes …

21 Mar 2021: 🏃‍♂️🥴

20 Mar 2021: 🏃‍♂️ Back to running after a long break. Using the app to get me back to 5 and then 10k. Feels like …

18 Mar 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @TheGBswhatwhat Toque from Kenya today. Tasting notes are “Berry …

17 Mar 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @39stepscoffee Muduku from Uganda today. Tasting notes are “Cherry, …

17 Mar 2021: This is (a) a lot sooner than Amazon said it would ship 🎉 and (b) a reminder I need to explain to …

14 Mar 2021: Not messing around with webcam mounting any more…

12 Mar 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @kissthehippouk Frinsa Collective from Indonesia today. Tasting notes …

9 Mar 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @TheGBswhatwhat Pretender from Colombia today. Tasting notes are …

4 Mar 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @kissthehippouk Arcila from Colombia today. Tasting notes are …

4 Mar 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @kissthehippouk San Juan from Nicaragua today. Tasting notes are …

28 Feb 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @kissthehippouk Winter Warmer Blend from Colombia today. Tasting notes …

28 Feb 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @squaremile Karambi from Rwanda today. Tasting notes are “Peach, …

26 Feb 2021: Fragile! Please do not…

21 Feb 2021: Back to it now the forest is less swampy. Ouch. “This was more effort than usual” says Strava, which …

16 Feb 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @Volcano_Coffee Finca Marilandia from Guatemala today. Tasting notes …

15 Feb 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @Volcano_Coffee Diego Robelo from Costa Rica today. Tasting notes are …

14 Feb 2021: For reasons I can’t adequately explain, we have acquired Junior Cluedo in Italian (instructions only …

13 Feb 2021: We got a parcel from Hungary this week and the stamps are beautiful.

13 Feb 2021: The Taycan really is a spectacular-looking car. Might even prefer it in this dark blue to the launch …

11 Feb 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @crosbycoffeeltd Mahango from Uganda today. Tasting notes are “Black …

10 Feb 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @Volcano_Coffee Bifdu Gudina from Ethiopia today. Tasting notes are …

9 Feb 2021: The way Traffic Scotland name their gritting trucks is a thing of beauty.

6 Feb 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @Volcano_Coffee Las Brumas from El Salvador today. Tasting notes are …

6 Feb 2021: Hooray! My Volcano Coffee Works order arrived just as we completely ran out. My first order is a …

6 Feb 2021: How to replace Ecamm Call Recorder with Audio Hijack for podcasting If you’re a podcaster anxious about Ecamm Call Recorder being unsupported in future (or just …

4 Feb 2021: It’s difficult to context switch from podcasting to work Skype calls… I’ve just …

4 Feb 2021: Trying a new setup - 2 x 4K portrait screens switching between 2 devices. Love the excellent Aerial …

4 Feb 2021: New Bellingcat book just landed in the post. Very excited to read it (if I can remember how to read …

3 Feb 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @TheGBswhatwhat Boater from Honduras today. Tasting notes are …

30 Jan 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @squaremile Recolectores from Colombia today. Tasting notes are …

28 Jan 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @assemblyroast Oscar Murgas from El Salvador today. Tasting notes are …

25 Jan 2021: I went bowling with @danlane this evening. It was weird. Good, but weird.

24 Jan 2021: Two earlier attempts with my ‘helper’.

24 Jan 2021: We made a snowman!

24 Jan 2021: First time I’ve seen this. Hooray for wireless charging!

22 Jan 2021: Brilliant! @squaremile have switched to letterbox-friendly packaging for their subscription …

21 Jan 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @TheGBswhatwhat Bowler from Kenya today. Tasting notes are …

19 Jan 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @assemblyroast Finca Gascon from Guatemala today. Tasting notes are …

17 Jan 2021: Very excited to have captured the closing moments of the Hampshire Sheep Jumping Trials today.

16 Jan 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @assemblyroast Shantawene from Ethiopia today. Tasting notes are …

11 Jan 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @TheGBswhatwhat Top Hat from Nicaragua today. Tasting notes are …

9 Jan 2021: I bought this limited edition Monteblanco as our Christmas Day coffee and it was delicious so I …

7 Jan 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @hasbean Fazenda Cachoeira da Grama from Brazil today. Tasting notes …

6 Jan 2021: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @squaremile Myin Kya Doe from Myanmar today. Tasting notes are “Black …

27 Dec 2020: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @roundhillcoffee Aquiares Estate H1 from Costa Rica today. Tasting …

25 Dec 2020: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @TheGBswhatwhat Monteblanco Limited Edition from Colombia today. …

25 Dec 2020: First outing for my gift to myself today - the @hodinkee and @mercishopparis collab. Specialty …

23 Dec 2020: Today I upgraded the firmware on my coffee-measuring scales to fix a bug. So that’s a first…

23 Dec 2020: 🏃‍♂️ Recovery run 3. 😫.

22 Dec 2020: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @roundhillcoffee Duromina from Ethiopia today. Tasting notes are …

21 Dec 2020: 🏃‍♂️ Recovery run 2. 🌧 Moist.

19 Dec 2020: 🏃‍♂️ Short recovery run. Met a cow.

17 Dec 2020: The local steam railway’s running a Christmas lights special.

16 Dec 2020: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @Moonroast Hunda Oli from Ethiopia today. Tasting notes are “Apricot, …

11 Dec 2020: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @roundhillcoffee Balesi Dingu from Ethiopia today. Tasting notes are …

6 Dec 2020: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @hasbean Costa Rica Toño from Costa Rica today. Tasting notes are …

6 Dec 2020: Well coffee-ied into 2021.

5 Dec 2020: 🏃‍♂️❄️

1 Dec 2020: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @squaremile La Vicuña from Peru today. Tasting notes are “Red apple, …

1 Dec 2020: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @thomsonscoffee Guadalupe Zaju from Mexico today. Tasting notes are …

1 Dec 2020: This year’s advent calendar is a significant improvement.

29 Nov 2020: 🏃‍♂️🎂 Birthday run. Not bad for an old man.

26 Nov 2020: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @thomsonscoffee San Isidro from Costa Rica today. Tasting notes are …

25 Nov 2020: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @origincoffee San Jose Gesha from Nicaragua today. Tasting notes are …

22 Nov 2020: 🏃‍♂️ Slow and made slower by people asking for directions 😑

22 Nov 2020: So this is it. GarageBand and its nagging red notification in the App Store will be the thing that …

20 Nov 2020: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @origincoffee La Huella (Natural) from Nicaragua today. Tasting notes …

20 Nov 2020: Looking to replace Evernote. Spent 2 weeks trying to make Keep It work - looked perfect for my …

17 Nov 2020: Please recommend me a personal document management app for Mac that you use and like. I need to …

17 Nov 2020: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @craftingcoffee El Muro from Colombia today. Tasting notes are …

16 Nov 2020: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @thomsonscoffee Matinilla Fancy from Costa Rica today. Tasting notes …

14 Nov 2020: Turns out I didn’t actually buy a 5G iPhone after all.

13 Nov 2020: Of course the smart people that told me my eSIM transfer wouldn’t work smoothly as promised by …

13 Nov 2020: 🎉

13 Nov 2020: New @361podcast review robot doing it’s thing 🎉 Amazed any Javascript I could write would …

12 Nov 2020: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @hasbean Doi Pangkhon Black Honey from Thailand today. Tasting notes …

12 Nov 2020: 🏃‍♂️ Beginning to become quite clear the effect late nights have on me. Going backwards today.

10 Nov 2020: Looks like the inelegant ‘eSIM suffle’ I have to do every year every year when upgrading …

9 Nov 2020: I think this is the first medal (even for participation) I’ve ever got for anything remotely sporty …

9 Nov 2020: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @origincoffee Reko from Ethiopia today. Tasting notes are “Apricot, …

9 Nov 2020: 🏃‍♂️😵

7 Nov 2020: 🏃‍♂️🌓

7 Nov 2020: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @thomsonscoffee Red Ruby from Brazil today. Tasting notes are “Full …

6 Nov 2020: UK iPhone Upgrade Programme options during lockdown TL/DR: You can choose to use the Upgrade Programme again (but wait) or buy your next device online …

5 Nov 2020: I was wondering how Apple would handle the Uprade Programme during lockdown in England. I guess this …

5 Nov 2020: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @TheGBswhatwhat Fez from Costa Rica today. Tasting notes are …

4 Nov 2020: Hooray! New coffee day. ☕️😋

2 Nov 2020: TIL: Apple’s new MagSafe standard for accessories includes NFC to allow the phone to identify …

1 Nov 2020: Does anyone have any Micro.blog tips on how to embed tweets (or similar) without it getting ugly on …

1 Nov 2020: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @TheGBswhatwhat Deerstalker from Brazil & El Salvador today. …

31 Oct 2020: Completed my Vitality London virtual (and very wet) 10k 🏃‍♂️🏆

30 Oct 2020: Wow. I've said it before, but it bears repeating. There is one place in the world where a map of …

29 Oct 2020: bongo.cat is brilliant and silly.

29 Oct 2020: Office365 still enthusiastically pushing this Ottowa coffee shop as the location for all of my team …

28 Oct 2020: New ☕ coffee day! Opening the @TheGBswhatwhat Top Hat from Nicaragua today. Tasting notes are …

28 Oct 2020: This is the coffee jar of shame. It’s where all the ‘end of bags’ go and - like today - what we …

28 Oct 2020: 🏃‍♂️🥴

26 Oct 2020: This Monzo pot image generator tool is brilliant and I updated all mine with nice consistent images.

26 Oct 2020: 🏃‍♂️😑

23 Oct 2020: I did DIY. Will the house burn down? Will it ever be the right temperature again? Will the other 7 …

22 Oct 2020: Sorry for the feed noise. Was testing a Zapier integration.

22 Oct 2020: I am very much here for the idea of being able to summon flying coffee… Coffee among items …

21 Oct 2020: 5 years ago today we were in Wisconsin where they have real pumpkins and lots of them. These were …

21 Oct 2020: “Oooh” indeed @monzo 🙌

19 Oct 2020: PSA: Want a money refund for a cancelled Ryanair flight you booked direct? Turn off ad-blocking in …

18 Oct 2020: 🏃‍♂️🏔😵

14 Oct 2020: Reminded today, out of the blue, of the time I found myself accidentally in the launch video for …

14 Oct 2020: Morning run snaps.

14 Oct 2020: My contribution to the “a day in the life” photo challenge. This was taken at 09:13am on …

14 Oct 2020: 🏃‍♂️🥶

13 Oct 2020: Oooooh. How exciting!

11 Oct 2020: This is my attempt at an arty photo, taken before the mist burned off in the forest this morning.

11 Oct 2020: 🏃‍♂️😵

9 Oct 2020: New coffee day ☕ 🎉 Opening the @pharmaciecoffee Eloxochitlán de Flores Magón from Mexico today. …

9 Oct 2020: 🏃‍♂️ Dammit … 20secs off my best.

8 Oct 2020: Didn’t know about this… Press and hold iOS ‘Do no disturb’ button for options to turn …

7 Oct 2020: 🏃‍♂️

6 Oct 2020: It was clear that @rafeblandford had a nicer home office than anyone else on the Zoom call so @ew4n …

5 Oct 2020: I always refuse freebies from clients’ suppliers, but the nice people from Slack sent me this …

5 Oct 2020: Knowing that a spreadsheet wasn’t updated correctly isn’t the same as a root cause …

5 Oct 2020: Wanted: a smart doorbell product that stops ringing when the door is opened. Everything seems to be …

5 Oct 2020: ☕ Finishing up the @seycoffee Karo Mariam this morning - it’s been a real treat. Not sure when …

5 Oct 2020: 🏃‍♂️ 10 days of not running (or much exercise at all) have got me very out of shape alarmingly …

3 Oct 2020: Twitter’s had 12 years to build-up a graph of my interests and activity… 🤦‍♂️

3 Oct 2020: Alexa bringing science to a family dispute this morning… But who is the ‘other Amazon customer’ …

2 Oct 2020: My Mac’s desktop now being much improved with some lovely dynamic scenery wallpaper. Also …

1 Oct 2020: I don’t normally lust after ‘salmon’ pink dials but these copper hues and the …

1 Oct 2020: Chuffed that Coda featured my silly ☕ Coffee Tracker in their monthly newsletter.

1 Oct 2020: It’s #InternationalCoffeeDay ☕ so what better time to open a new bag of Karo Mariam from Sey …

30 Sep 2020: How had I not previously been aware of Apple’s new floating store in Singapore?

30 Sep 2020: I hadn’t realised how much of my daily energy I got from the joy of laughing / thinking / …

29 Sep 2020: It’s National Coffee Day in the US, but not in the UK, where it takes place on 1st Oct which …

29 Sep 2020: It looks like Todoist have built a ‘Trello mode’ and TBH it looks great. I often use …

28 Sep 2020: The cupboard is running low and I want to add some new (to me) roasters to my coffee tracker. Who …

27 Sep 2020: Home working: How to measure team happiness beyond what people say This is a ‘note to self post’ for reference later. At the recent ‘Gov DMs in the …

26 Sep 2020: This is our neighbour’s cat. I spend a lot of time convincing him this isn’t his house too.

26 Sep 2020: I took this photo early-on with my current client. It summed up how things were going during an …

12 Apr 2019: Putting Notion in my Mac's menu bar

Updated (8th May 2019): CSS amended to support database views.

I use Notion every day. It’s my …

19 Nov 2018: Tweetdeck on iPad I want to use Tweetdeck on my iPad without losing the screen-space of the URL bar. This would …

24 Apr 2017: Safer Dropbox-ing for apps requesting ‘Full Access’ Like it or not, Dropbox is Internet glue. It’s grown beyond ‘just’ file-syncing, and is now a …

13 Apr 2017: Essential apps and utilities for a new Mac These are the apps I always install first on any Mac. In order: 1Password – My password manager of …

22 Apr 2016: Backing-up Apple Photos without relying (only) on iCloud As a family we are all-in on Apple Photos… Our images are ‘magically there’ on phones, tablets and …