Content With Tag “Side Projects”

Listing 26 pieces of content with the “Side Projects” Tag.

  1. Year 2: Demotion

    A full year of weeknotes represented as a grid of thumbnails

    A year of rethinking work, writing ridiculous amounts, starting to read again, re-introducing travel, heaps of weddings, and being a much happier person. Read Year 2: Demotion.

  2. Week 102: Roundhouse

    Me wearing a yellow coat with a green jumper next to Charlotte wearing a green coat and a yellow jumper

    A week of incidents, nice pairing sessions, Eurovision planning, 60th birthday parties, ladders, matching outfits, and shiny new dotfiles. Read Week 102: Roundhouse.

  3. Week 100: Skyblock

    A week of great films, sweet books, birthday drinks, lots of Minecraft, thousands of pull requests, messing up but enjoying it, and a smart meter installation. Read Week 100: Skyblock.

  4. Week 96: Seven Deaths

    A week of many plans, excellent books, a wedding, refactoring, late calls, immersive experiences, fun new board games, and too much drinking. Read Week 96: Seven Deaths.

  5. Week 95: JPD & David

    A cute dog with his head on my knee

    A week of fun weddings, betting on horses, dogs who like me now, finished painting, a new blog post, and playing with OpenTelemetry. Read Week 95: JPD & David.

  6. Halving my GitHub Pages Build Time

    An explanation of how I halved my website's build/deploy process using a mix of actions optimisations and the new GitHub Pages Custom Actions beta. Read about the optimisations.

  7. Week 79: 2000s Bangers

    A tart cooling on top of the cooker

    A week of board game triumph, automated releases, demoting myself, excellent colleagues, extremely fun club nights, rhubarb being in season, and some family visits. Read Week 79: 2000s Bangers.

  8. Week 76: Cantina Carnitas

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    A week of being by myself, side projects, test coverage, a funeral, driving around Beds/Herts, eating the best burrito, listening to Progressive House, and hungover re-runs. Read Week 76: Cantina Carnitas.

  9. Week 74: Ottoman

    A week of negative tests, storage for towels, art deco vibes, Express error handling, open windows, and some more playing with AWS. Read Week 74: Ottoman.

  10. Week 71: Butt Text

    Aquarius Mercury 464 asks: 'how do i make this sadness go away'

    A week of office bribery, AI-based horoscopes, lots of good TV, late night karaoke, a visit to grandma, and a strong earworm. Read Week 71: Butt Text.

  11. Week 70: 🇺🇦

    A week of doom-scrolling, office conversations, friends moving away, raw throats, naked mouths, open-source software, and a new mattress. Read Week 70: 🇺🇦.

  12. Week 56: Patches

    A wall covered in 20 different green and neutral paint patches

    A week of expanding paint samples, nerding out with temperature and humidity sensors, feeling rough, and a bunch of new board games. Read Week 56: Patches.

  13. Year 1: Home

    A full year of weeknotes represented as a grid of thumbnails

    A year of big life changes, buying a flat, losing Tootsie, writing a lot, trying to keep up to date with technology, games, puzzles, and a lot of isolation. Read Year 1: Home.

  14. Week 52: Whitechapel

    Me with a shit-eating grin, opening my front door for the first time

    A week of moving house, fast internet, assembling furniture, lots of new shopping options, fake prosecco, and some fun hardware tinkering. Read Week 52: Whitechapel.

  15. Week 45: Coaching

    A week of catching up with people, playing with Architect, binge-watching Castle, career coaching, house news, and a night of Kalimotxo Blondes. Read Week 45: Coaching.

  16. Week 40: Edinburgh

    Rowan and Charlotte in blues, greens, and reds. Picture taken by a thermographic camera.

    A week of second vaccines, lots of fun pairing on a schema, a pint in The Sea Horse, a new Note post type, and the beginning of a relaxing week in Scotland. Read Week 40: Edinburgh.

  17. Week 37: No Sleep

    A week of more isolation, lots of trouble sleeping, playing Northgard with friends, and a whole lot of obsessing over Webmention. Read Week 37: No Sleep.

  18. Webmentions for your Static Site

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    A small dive into one of my new favourite web technologies: webmentions. This post talks through how I use them to make my static website feel more alive and social. Learn how to send and receive webmentions on your static website.

  19. Week 35: Deck Access

    Tootsie sat in his cat carrier peeking out at the park. We're sat on a checked blanked in the sun.

    A week of more mortgage hold-ups (sigh), giant bounties, lots of fun activities, obsessing over crosswords, and cats in parks. Read Week 35: Deck Access.

  20. Week 34: £137,000

    My dad standing amongst trees and holding me as a baby

    A week of thinking about dad, second flat viewings, paying London rent for 7 years, and making my static website searchable. Read Week 34: £137,000.