2018-10-20: Got me a new prompt in the form of Spaceship...

2018-10-20: Ruby falling out of fashion? Ruby is falling again on the TIOBE index. It’s not...

2018-10-13: I’m becoming more interested in Google’s Material Design for my...

2018-10-13: Staying productive with side projects I’m in the process of moving back to full-time employment,...

2018-10-09: Great post by Julia Evans about what a senior engineer...

2018-10-09: VS Code continues to impress me. Not just in terms...

2018-10-08: Voyager 2 still going. Space sure is amazing.

2018-10-05: The power of the timetable. Who thought that something so...

2018-10-04: The new Action Text framework for Ruby on Rails looks...

2018-10-03: I’ve started working through the Project Eueler problems in both...

2018-09-30: What a great weekend of golf! Another win for Europe!🏌️‍♂️🇪🇺...

2018-09-29: Europe still looking strong after this morning’s Fourballs. While I...

2018-09-29: Just starting to get the benefits of Docker. It’s been...

2018-09-28: Superb comeback from the European team in the Foursomes. Each...

2018-09-28: It’s a clearing the decks kind of day. Both mentally...

2018-09-17: Disappointed to see Path closing down, but to be honest,...

2018-08-29: Great night for some golf with my boy.

2018-08-29: Back to school for those at work. Great tips from...

2018-08-24: I forgot how time consuming and demanding job hunting can...

2018-08-16: I love how Code allows you to create splits with...

2018-08-15: Done an npm install for a HTML theme and found...

2018-08-15: After some thought, I’ve decided to skip setting up another...

2018-08-14: MoviePass is losing money, not as appealing as when it...

2018-08-14: Any suggestions on a name for my new programming blog?...

2018-08-14: Winding down I’m winding down my freelancing business over the next few...

2018-08-14: Two weeks straight using Visual Studio Code and I have...

2018-08-10: Now seems as good a time as any to not...

2018-08-04: I just pasted some text into Grammarly’s app and it...

2018-07-31: Listening to Banquet from Bloc Party’s Silent Alarm album. One...

2018-07-27: As great as it is to be on holiday and...

2018-07-22: Great to see Francesco Molinari winning the Open. Truly well...

2018-07-22: As much as I would love to see Tiger Woods...

2018-07-22: Back to Feedbin and the web For the last few weeks, I’ve been using the lire...

2018-07-22: I love this time of year when Comic-Con is on....

2018-07-22: Spotted this overgrown shed playing golf with Ethan today at...

2018-07-20: Great to hear that The Clone Wars is coming back....

2018-07-19: Thanks to my buddy Curtis for letting me know about...

2018-07-18: Nightmare. I’m having to lift my lightning cable connection in...

2018-07-10: The master list. Have to do, want to do, dream...

2018-07-05: Is 120 the new 80? Did I miss the heated and crazy developer debate that...

2018-07-03: I need to find a way to retire sooner to...

2018-07-01: Weekly digest Trying to enjoy the summer while baking in what has...

2018-06-29: Battleheart 2 for iOS looks great. I never played Battleheart,...

2018-06-28: Anyone have any recommendations on a Jekyll theme that would...

2018-06-28: Have I lost my tech touch? It’s been a frustrating couple of days getting my laptop...

2018-06-28: School holidays are here It’s the first day of the school summer holidays here...

2018-06-27: Vivo getting one up on Apple? Vivo also achieved another technological feat. Unlike Apple, it managed...

2018-06-25: Sometimes I struggle with the whole being online thing. The...

2018-06-22: Took a few attempts but just managed to get GitLab’s...

2018-06-21: The Micro.blog site is the only place where I can...

2018-06-21: Mini standards by Nicholas Bate. Because it always starts with...

2018-06-19: Goodbye Things I’ve been trialling Things on my iPhone and iPad for...

2018-06-18: WhenWorks WhenWorks is a new appoinments app that allows you to...

2018-06-17: I’ve been using Lire for a couple of days now....

2018-06-17: Weekly digest It’s not been so much about the grind this week....

2018-06-14: I’ve started compiling lists of bookmarks that I use almost...

2018-06-13: Boring Stuff Day. What a bloody great idea!

2018-06-12: Just watched The Last of Us Part II gameplay from...

2018-06-11: Moving a few sites over from Heroku to Netlify. Having...

2018-06-10: Weekly digest Another busy week work wise. Counting the days now until...

2018-06-08: App rot Link rot is a problem on the Internet. When you...

2018-06-07: I remember a similar app for iOS that did something...

2018-06-07: The Firefox Side View extension is already proving to be...

2018-06-06: I never get tired of the view from the braes....

2018-06-05: Two new tests from Firefox. Colour options look fun but...

2018-06-05: Apple’s upcoming privacy changes for Safari are a welcome change...

2018-06-05: The MDN web docs is becoming a daily visit in...

2018-06-04: Curious to know if the Ruby on Rails framework and...

2018-06-03: Weekly digest Bit of a quiet week this week as Ethan was...

2018-06-03: Wondering now if the Microsoft acquisition of GitHub is just...

2018-06-01: Microsoft to acquire GitHub? My first impressions of this are...

2018-06-01: Great to see another Assassin’s Creed game coming out. I...

2018-05-31: Dual-screen? I want no screen. I want holographic displays that...

2018-05-31: I'm all in with Micro.blog I think I’m getting to that stage now where I...

2018-05-31: The boys on the ice A horrific story about the plight of seven boys and...

2018-05-31: My working day is often plagued by those little decisions...

2018-05-29: Ethan off on his first school trip away from home....

2018-05-27: Weekly digest A great week for the boys this week. Ethan managed...

2018-05-27: Nicholas Bate’s Essential Tools of Excellence continues with the fixie....

2018-05-27: The Expanse is coming to Amazon Prime! Great timing. I...

2018-05-25: Han Solo movie was fantastic. Being a Star Wars fan...

2018-05-25: I’m finding it increasingly difficult to want to watch the...

2018-05-25: No battle royale mode, a more realistic limited stand mode...

2018-05-25: James Mangold is working on a Boba Fett movie? If...

2018-05-24: Feels like I’m drowning in the digital landscape these days....

2018-05-22: The never-ending cycle of trying out apps and what I am doing about it Everytime I try a new app or service out, it...

2018-05-20: Weekly digest Keeping it short and sweet this week. Freelancers // Akimbo:...

2018-05-18: Influential media Posts like Buffer’s “How to Share Posts From the Instagram...

2018-05-17: More Twitter woes. Sad to see great Twitter clients being...

2018-05-17: An interesting post about science backed advice for parents who...

2018-05-16: I’m increasingly wary of podcasts where the end of episode...

2018-05-14: Finally after weeks of waiting, these little beauties arrived in...

2018-05-13: Weekly digest The boys have been enjoying the good weather and the...

2018-05-12: Spent the afternoon getting the garden into order today. There’s...

2018-05-11: Started using Aloe Bud to remind myself to take breaks...

2018-05-11: I’m pretty much all in with Firefox these days as...

2018-05-11: After a couple of weeks of heads down work for...

2018-05-06: Weekly digest Highlight of the week was Ethan making his confirmation on...

2018-05-06: Another great view from the top of the braes.

2018-05-06: Ethan and my dad all set for the Junior/Senior Open...

2018-05-02: I wonder if all those people that said, “I want...

2018-04-30: Views aren’t bad up here.

2018-04-30: Bear just keeps getting better and better.

2018-04-29: Weekly digest A horrible week this week with the incident that happened...

2018-04-28: Just seen Infinity War. Loved it!

2018-04-26: The best map in the galaxy This morning, the European Space Agency unveiled a new, highly...

2018-04-26: Nicholas Bate’s daily protocol is the killer app that I...

2018-04-24: Great to see a company like FastMail use the GDPR...

2018-04-23: I never thought anything like this could happen in Toronto....

2018-04-23: Another week, another weekly plan.

2018-04-22: Weekly digest Busy this week with client work and running a test...

2018-04-19: Curtis McHale has some constraints for a better workflow.

2018-04-19: First, there are rumours of Black Ops 4 ditching the...

2018-04-16: I would love to make use of the micro-casting plan...

2018-04-15: Weekly digest The boys both had their own golf games this week....

2018-04-14: The Expanse is back for season 3. I loved reading...

2018-04-14: With no hard launch date for The Last of Us...

2018-04-14: Hello Wavelength Micro.blog has added another great way of creating content, a...

2018-04-14: The rule of three I love this idea of picking the best three shots...

2018-04-13: View from the desk. Getting through some work while Ethan...

2018-04-12: Started using collections in Jekyll. Pretty powerful stuff.

2018-04-12: Finding it difficult to shake off the shit-storm state the...

2018-04-12: Still not happy with layout of PenMuse. I’m thinking of...

2018-04-11: Using Your Time. Back to blogging again. Good to get...

2018-04-11: Publishing a blog post today that’s been collecting dust for...

2018-04-08: Weekly digest I’ve been a bit quiet on the blogging this week....

2018-04-05: I would love to see account types on Twitter and...

2018-04-05: Migrating Day One to Bear This week I’ve started migrating my Day One entries to...

2018-04-05: Unsplash has its own iOS app now.

2018-04-05: Always interested to see what’s on Kurt Harden’s reading list....

2018-04-04: Michale Wade has the perfect way to focus. Chair. Notebook....

2018-04-01: Weekly digest Took advantage of the Easter break and gave myself a...

2018-03-29: Good views while I wait.

2018-03-29: Tower 3 beta installed. A familiar front-end but a little...

2018-03-28: Great to see @dave’s feeds database is up and running....

2018-03-28: I'm ditching Day One For the last few years, I’ve been using Day One...

2018-03-28: Sustainable living? I’d love a place like this.

2018-03-28: I’ve been wrestling with VS Code for the last few...

2018-03-28: A few observations on the Apple education announcement I missed the Apple education themed announcement yesterday. The time...

2018-03-27: The audience's algorithm A post over at The Guardian highlights a great idea...

2018-03-26: Features for PenMuse for April The automated delivery of daily writing prompts from my PenMuse...

2018-03-25: Pretty good day for Ethan at Eastwood golf club today...

2018-03-25: Weekly digest No television this week, too busy for that. Made significant...

2018-03-23: I wouldn’t mind seeing more split view options in MacOS....

2018-03-21: A Ruby on Rails ERP book? I’ve been re-reading this post on how to build an...

2018-03-20: Great to get back out on the fixie today. Blue...

2018-03-20: Great to get back out on the fixie again.

2018-03-19: Weekly digest Another flurry of snow on Saturday night and Sunday morning...

2018-03-16: Human only email I’ve been migrating a number of newsletters...

2018-03-16: Nicholas Bate’s tools of excellence series continues. Sometimes an idea...

2018-03-15: Stephen Hawking is right; you all should leave planet Earth....

2018-03-15: Kaweco GRIP for Apple Pencil I’ve been considering an Apple...

2018-03-15: Firefox now lets you block annoying website notification pop-ups I’ve...

2018-03-13: My personal defcon status has been lowered from “bloody miserable”...

2018-03-11: The great thing about RSS readers is the speed at...

2018-03-11: Weekly digest Spring has been delayed by the still freezing bite of...

2018-03-08: Did I just write a reply in the style of...

2018-03-08: 📚 Got my copy of Michael Wade’s Random Thoughts. Great...

2018-03-08: Still considering Toronto Following a raft of measures to cool off the property...

2018-03-08: 📚 Almost halfway through King of Thorns by Mark Lawrence...

2018-03-07: What do you think Apple will call its over-ear headphones?...

2018-03-07: Lacking direction? Reset your personal compass with NB.

2018-03-06: All things good for the mind, body and soul.

2018-03-06: Do you want want blank spaces on your iPhone home...

2018-03-05: Nothing better than getting back to normal. Roads are drivable...

2018-03-04: Weekly digest Big story of the week has been the weather. On...

2018-03-02: Street Fighter’s Chun Li is 50. Wow. Now I feel...

2018-03-02: Themeable seasons One thing I’ve been doing over the last couple of...

2018-03-02: Nicholas Bate offers up some nudges to get you writing....

2018-03-02: BBC Studios is adapting Terry Pratchett’s iconic Discworld books for...

2018-03-01: Version control for project management Did a stupid thing today and deleted a checklist from...

2018-03-01: 🎵Got the Master and Commander soundtrack playing while I catch...

2018-03-01: Brilliant and better note-taking at meetings courtesy of Nicholas Bate....

2018-03-01: Twitter finally gives us an official way to bookmark tweets...

2018-03-01: Overwatch’s newest hero is an armor-clad engineer named Brigitte. Overwatch...

2018-03-01: Ask Micro.blog I’m wondering if this is something that might interest the...

2018-03-01: What's in a number? I’ve been moving over some lists and accounts over to...

2018-03-01: Another day of snow in Paisley.

2018-02-26: Micro Monday shout-out to my writing prompt generator on Micro.blog,...

2018-02-26: Weekly digest The school shootings in Florida a couple of week’s ago...

2018-02-26: Crux technology My wife is thinking of setting up a Facebook account...

2018-02-23: Michael Wade advocates for a time of calm planning.

2018-02-23: Just what we need, more guns I’m not surprised it’s being suggested by Trump that they...

2018-02-23: Start that novel Nicholas Bate has the steps you need to start that...

2018-02-22: Great to see Ethan making progress under the watchful eye...

2018-02-22: I’ve been moving a few newsletters so that they’re sent...

2018-02-20: Looking forward to more nights like this when I can...

2018-02-20: Forgot how great the Silent Alarm album by Bloc Party...

2018-02-18: Weekly digest An uneventful week (not a bad thing by the way)...

2018-02-13: I could really do with a col-md-1.5 class about now....

2018-02-13: Robots opening doors? Calm down people, we’re a long way...

2018-02-13: Using Stimulus in PenMuse It’s been a while since I dabbled in a bit...

2018-02-12: The world looks pretty bleak just four degrees warmer.

2018-02-12: So, even with the night shift on, iPads aren’t good...

2018-02-12: Weekly digest I didn’t stay up or the Super Bowl on Sunday...

2018-02-12: Great to see the snow didn’t put Drew off from...

2018-02-07: Would you download an app that wasn’t on the App...

2018-02-04: Weekly digest It’s app changeover time this week! I’ve been in task...

2018-02-03: Feels good to be starting another Rails project. I’m hoping...

2018-02-02: RSS discovery A common observation around the slow uptake of RSS readers...

2018-02-02: Despite a few attempts this week and last week at...

2018-02-02: Write daily Nicholas Bate with a run down on being happy. Writing...

2018-02-01: That painful moment when you realise that the reason your...

2018-02-01: Move to Jekyll complete Last night I finally pulled the trigger and moved my...

2018-01-31: Important things Michael Wade provides another gem of being productive. One important...

2018-01-31: The return of the subscribe button The subscribe button used to be everywhere on the Internet....

2018-01-30: A Wishlist for Micro.blog Micro.blog has been getting some great updates over the last...

2018-01-28: Weekly Digest No digest last week due to a little problem with...

2018-01-28: I think the Frontlines series might be a good read...

2018-01-28: Better writing fundamentals by Nicholas Bate.

2018-01-27: Finally got my freelance website moved over from Ghost to...

2018-01-25: More jagged thoughts from NB A refreshing thought from Nicholas Bate. We feel we need...

2018-01-25: Be nice if feed readers like Feedbin could detect similar...

2018-01-24: I wasn’t aware of Monzo’s VC funding. However, I’m still...

2018-01-21: I’ve been playing with Wordpress again over the last few...

2018-01-19: Looks like I’ve for a few updates to do over...

2018-01-18: Considering some blog changes I’m considering a few changes in the way I blog....

2018-01-17: Inbox zero.

2018-01-15: New updates to Faviconographer. Might give it another try.

2018-01-15: Share to Micro.blog is now available on Feedbin!

2018-01-15: Atom still trying to play catchup with the likes of...

2018-01-15: Yesterday’s two NFL games are what the playoffs area all...

2018-01-15: FastMail rule added to delete the almost daily emails I...

2018-01-14: Weekly Digest January is one of those months that just never seems...

2018-01-11: Making the Most of Feedbin's New Twitter Integration Today Feedbin announced a new feature to their RSS reader...

2018-01-11: Michael Wade once again delivers a gem of wisdom: Move...

2018-01-11: Reading Twitter with Feedbin This is a great move for Feedbin. Rather than following...

2018-01-10: My First MailChimp Campaign A few weeks ago I had an idea. A newsletter...

2018-01-10: This bug on Ghost is driving me round the bend....

2018-01-10: I’m considering a set of wireless headphones for client calls...

2018-01-10: Damn. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. Forgot about them. 🎵

2018-01-09: Staying on Track When it comes to planning the day with bullet journaling,...

2018-01-09: Experimenting with numberless actions on Twitter In keeping with Micro.blog’s lack of counts for things like...

2018-01-08: Benefiting from the Constraints of Pen and Paper to Tame Tasks In the last 18 months, I’ve moved from using a...

2018-01-08: Right, so my predictions for the Wildcard Weekend were 1...

2018-01-07: Weekly Digest That’s the holidays over and everything is getting back to...

2018-01-07: Right, calling it with a victories for the Bills and...

2018-01-07: First half of wildcard weekend done and I got both...

2018-01-06: I'm Starting a Newsletter Again, With a Difference​ With a rising interest in newsletters, I started one last...

2018-01-05: I completely missed the part of GitHub’s project tracking feature...

2018-01-05: Just found out how to use the SUMIF function in...

2018-01-05: GitHub’s Projects feature is increasingly becoming an alternative to using...

2018-01-05: Nicholas Bate reminds us of the basics when we’re stuck....

2018-01-05: My Three Words for 2018 I've already written about how I use habits rather than...

2018-01-04: Numberless Analytics One of the significant problems with social media is that...

2018-01-04: A new year, a new Hobonichi. Same old trusty Lamy...

2018-01-03: I’m seriously thinking about coming off Twitter or just making...

2018-01-03: The unruly web Amongst another Twitter scare, there’s a reminder that there’s a...

2018-01-03: No Resolutions, Just Good Habits I'm not making any resolutions for the year ahead. In...

2018-01-02: Morning Stories For the last couple of years I've been writing every...

2018-01-01: RSS Update It’s been a while since I’ve posted any updates on...

2018-01-01: So refreshing to have an inbox of positive posts in...

2017-12-29: Choose a word or three Nicholas Bate picks one word, Mike Vardy picks three words....

2017-12-28: After three days away from my desk, now is as...

2017-12-25: Merry Christmas everyone!

2017-12-23: Disappointed to see that the Grammarly blog doesn’t have an...

2017-12-21: Frustration is a blog post that doesn’t link to the...

2017-12-21: There’s been a change to Sublime Text in the last...

2017-12-21: First, Twitter’s ads play on the fact people don’t know...

2017-12-18: I’ve been giving Feedly another spin. It’s been four years...

2017-12-18: Weekly Digest Another week closer to Christmas, another week of school and...

2017-12-16: Always a good view from The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall....

2017-12-16: Moved up another belt for Tigercubs. Well done wee man!...

2017-12-15: Time for The Last Jedi! Update: It was amazing!

2017-12-14: Christmas jumper day at school!

2017-12-13: Bear just keeps getting better New themes, autocomplete for tags and of course TagCons! Once...

2017-12-10: Weekly Digest I’m still a couple of weeks away from finishing for...

2017-12-04: Bluetooth, oh how I hate thee.

2017-12-04: Nicholas Bate’s What we know about 2018, the complete list....

2017-12-03: Weekly Digest I missed last week's weekly digest due to an ongoing...

2017-12-01: Trying to kid myself on that the Hawaiian sunshine is...

2017-11-30: Hard a-larboard! Posting this here in the hopes that Michael Wade sees...

2017-11-29: Version bump for my Daring theme for Ghost so that...

2017-11-29: Discovered that I am a lousy open source software maintainer....

2017-11-28: The Facebook Pages Organisation This morning I got a text message from my kids'...

2017-11-28: Deep work vs distractions Curtis McHale breaks down the process of getting work done...

2017-11-28: Mindful giving It’s the time of year for giving and there’s lots...

2017-11-28: Independent feeds Tom Critchlow is re-discovering the glory days of blogging. The...

2017-11-28: Better blogging I love this manifesto for blogging. Lots of good points...

2017-11-28: Starting to feel normal again after a lingering cough and...

2017-11-27: Outlined a couple of blog posts this morning that I’ll...

2017-11-26: Cracking afternoon for Drew at the putting competition up at...

2017-11-23: Remember what I said about Twitter being left in the...

2017-11-23: Looks like collections are the new must have feature in...

2017-11-23: 4 spaces for indentation on JS looks weird.

2017-11-22: Business without email Proof that your business can survive without email. In short,...

2017-11-21: Just finished watching Stranger Things 2. Damn that was good...

2017-11-21: I’m really liking what Kona are doing with their bikes...

2017-11-20: As a freelancer I’m wondering if a newsletter is worth...

2017-11-19: Weekly Digest The cold has been doing the rounds in the Lang...

2017-11-19: Bacon. That’s good for a cold, yeah?

2017-11-18: Hello PenMuse I'm always on the lookout for something different to write...

2017-11-15: Too many writing apps? I’ve got three apps on my MacBook that I’m starting...

2017-11-14: Yeah, Firefox 57 is pretty fast. 😲

2017-11-14: EA’s release of Star Wars Battlefront II is already under...

2017-11-14: I’ve got Star Wars Battlefront II downloading on the PS4...

2017-11-13: Bootstrap 4’s Flexbox support is great. I can see me...

2017-11-13: Weekly Digest Another week closer to Christmas. I’ve already had my first...

2017-11-12: Them shadows again.

2017-11-12: Back to GitHub A few months ago I started a GitLab account out...

2017-11-10: I think I have a rogue plug-in for Sublime Text....

2017-11-09: I wish Github’s Pull Request filters would persist in between...

2017-11-09: Tried to use my iPhone SE as a mouse this...

2017-11-08: Attention vs Currency Is attention no longer a viable form of currency? We’re...

2017-11-06: Mondays Nicholas Bate has Monday’s covered. Do you? Mondays can be...

2017-11-05: Weekly Digest Another hectic week with Ethan having two lessons this week...

2017-11-05: Long shadows Long shadows up at the golf club today while I...

2017-11-05: Another great lesson for Drew this morning. Won’t be long...

2017-11-03: Hyper terminal emulator, good but not great A week running Hyper as my terminal has been mostly...

2017-11-03: Finding that Spark’s short and long swipes a pain to...

2017-11-03: Twitter's house rules I can understand the joy on Twitter when a certain...

2017-11-02: The value of silence There’s value to be had in silence you know. Late...

2017-11-02: Another great lesson for Ethan with our club professional, Andy....

2017-11-01: A bleak future for the web? The Trinet (Amazon, Facebook, Google) is a depressing prospect for...

2017-11-01: Pocket Productivity Curtis McHale offers some advice for those looking to get...

2017-11-01: 40 day writing streak on 750words.com. The daily habit is...

2017-10-31: Nice. You can now click the labels on a Trello...

2017-10-30: Back to winter coaching with the RGU boys and David...

2017-10-30: Finally, bobble hat season is here! #ynot #ynotmade

2017-10-30: Running Hyper this week instead of Terminal just to see...

2017-10-29: Weekly Digest They say that life begins at 40. Well, they haven’t...

2017-10-29: I haven’t seen the Buffalo Bills play like this for...

2017-10-28: Trying to put together the parts for a monthly newsletter...

2017-10-27: Just discovered the attribute_was method in Rails. Everyday is a...

2017-10-26: Goodbye Path For a long time, I’ve been a user of Path....

2017-10-25: Part of my web development toolbox for years. Saying Goodbye...

2017-10-25: New home for my micro.blog - mattisms.blog.

2017-10-25: Levelling up advice for programmers One of many nuggets of advice for programmers who feel...

2017-10-25: Downsizing Twitter Last night I started down-sizing my Twitter account. Here’s a...

2017-10-25: A reminder from Nicholas Bate that the Internet serves both...

2017-10-23: Taking stronger action Gregory Brown is closing his Twitter account (@practicingdev). In 24...

2017-10-23: Great first episode of the new season of The Walking...

2017-10-23: I would love to be able to pin cards at...

2017-10-23: 25 smarter blogs One again I’ve made Kurt’s list and he now he’s...

2017-10-23: Weekly Digest I had the week off with the boys last week...

2017-10-23: Back to work this morning after a week off.

2017-10-22: Subscribed to the Hurry Slowly podcast this morning. Expecting good...

2017-10-22: Less is more with Slack Half of these ideas on making Slack less of a...

2017-10-20: Great first lesson of the off-season for Ethan with Andy,...

2017-10-20: Nice start to the day.

2017-10-18: A lot of love for Cardhop on the blogs today....

2017-10-18: Another day, another blog post written. That’s three in a...

2017-10-18: My web development setup for the iPad Pro While it was my intention to write about my web...

2017-10-17: Features I would love to see in Safari iOS I've been using an iPad Pro as a web development...

2017-10-16: So many good things have happened on Micro.blog in the...

2017-10-16: Weekly Digest Not much happened last week. More time at the golf...

2017-10-15: My kind of prepping.

2017-10-11: Just tried pumpkin spice cream liqueur. Erm …. not a...

2017-10-10: Cowboys must stand for national anthem Jerry Jones chips in on the NFL #takeaknee protest with...

2017-10-10: Another Star Wars Christmas Another Christmas, another Star Wars movie. I can’t wait to...

2017-10-10: Had that moment in a software project yesterday when you...

2017-10-09: Goodbye to being productive in the air I can’t say that I’m a fan of seeing high-speed...

2017-10-09: Weekly Digest This is the first in an ongoing series of weekly...

2017-10-07: Drew finished building this year’s Lego Halloween set. Well done...

2017-10-07: Drew moved up to his Tiger cubs green belt this...

2017-10-06: An Instructor's Instructions Michael Wade with the essential list for instructors. Different ways...

2017-10-06: Currently having a geek out frenzy on ligatures in Sublime...

2017-10-04: Took the Star Wars Battlefront 2 beta for a spin...

2017-10-04: Typical. The day the Battlefront 2 beta comes out and...

2017-10-03: Star Trek Discovery episode #3 was a lot better last...

2017-10-03: Been a while since I did this. One more technique...

2017-10-03: I often struggle with content ideas for my freelancing blog....

2017-09-29: Techo and Field Notes deliveries in the same week! 👍...

2017-09-29: Micro might just be the text editor that brings me...

2017-09-29: Back on the #langster for running errands at lunchtime. Great...

2017-09-28: I have to say. The unique way in which micro.blog...

2017-09-28: This is the most restraint I’ve had to show in...

2017-09-27: It’s that time of year again! Next year will be...

2017-09-27: When did Twitter’s native app for macOS get the split...

2017-09-27: Took a day off yesterday for some recovery, but it...

2017-09-27: It doesn’t seem to matter what Twitter does these days....

2017-09-26: Just watched the first two episodes of Star Trek Discovery....

2017-09-25: I’ve returned to blogging with a post about why I...

2017-09-25: The death of web analytics? It's been a long time since I stopped using Google...

2017-09-24: Watching the world go by.

2017-09-21: The combination of Working Copy and Textastic on iOS 11...

2017-09-21: Is it just me or is the iPhone’s battery draining...

2017-09-20: Just when I’m starting to like using Safari’s Shared Links...

2017-09-20: No newsletter and micro me Yesterday was the last edition of my newsletter. I won't...

2017-09-20: Published the last edition of my own newsletter last night....

2017-09-19: Having one of those days I would like to forget....

2017-09-19: Learned my lesson today from buying cheap hardware. Bought a...

2017-09-18: Same thing we do every time I pick him up...

2017-09-18: Might be time to read Cal Newport’s Deep Work again....

2017-09-18: Back to basics for Ethan It wasn't Ethan's day at the Stanley Morrison Trust event...

2017-09-18: Now that I’m using the iPad Pro as my main...

2017-09-18: First national competition for Ethan down at Dumfries & County...

2017-09-17: First national competition for Ethan down at Dumfries & County...

2017-09-15: I now have Instagram photos feeding through to here as...

2017-09-15: Started composing a support email to @manton about the custom...

2017-09-15: About time I looked at something a little different than...

2017-09-15: The new Banksy?

2017-09-15: Electron does take some flak for being a performance hog...

2017-09-15: Trello’s new native app is just another Electron app, but...

2017-09-06: The new Banksy?

2017-09-06: Pipedream Cycles Moxie The Singletrack review of what is without a doubt, the...

2017-09-06: Star Wars stamps If stamps, scruffy-looking nerf herders and laser blasting walking carpets...

2017-09-06: The value of importance ... ... is knowing what is important. Don't attempt everything. Do...

2017-09-06: Pro colour schemes If you see me bashing away at text editor then...

2017-09-06: Disney now seems to be the creative equivalent of the...

2017-09-06: It’s official. I’m giving up on Twitter has a medium...

2017-09-06: I’ve been tempted to upgrade the iPad Pro to the...

2017-09-05: Finally a break in the weather.

2017-09-04: Gave up trying to remove those last few Instagram posts...

2017-09-04: Drew built this little set all by himself. He needed...

2017-09-04: I don’t know who’s scarier!

2017-09-04: Dinosaurs, warriors, bandits and pirates. His imagination knows no limits....

2017-09-04: Not bad 9 holes with Ethan tonight. He’s looking good...

2017-09-04: This caddying lark fair burns up the calories. I should...

2017-09-04: Loving the new Monokai Pro colour scheme for Sublime Text...

2017-09-04: Bought a license for Monokai Pro this morning. Small change...

2017-08-31: Lost his final tonight but not until he took his...

2017-08-31: Productivity​ is ... ... defined by Nicholas Bate. Productivity is no longer simply...

2017-08-30: Not bad 9 holes with Ethan tonight. He’s looking good...

2017-08-30: Learning Ulysses I can't remember the last time I bought individual learning...

2017-08-30: Media diets Jason Kottke shares his. I love this idea as a...

2017-08-30: ​Where I don’t publish Last week I linked to Manton Reece’s dedication to staying...

2017-08-27: Dinosaurs, warriors, bandits and pirates. His imagination knows no limits....

2017-08-27: I don’t know who’s scarier!

2017-08-22: First night at Peewee golf for Drew! @ Paisley Golf...

2017-08-22: Accountability Are you accountable?

2017-08-22: Stay the course I'm still grappling with Micro.blog but what's reassuring is Manton...

2017-08-22: Hello TextExpander ... again A while back, I read with disgruntlement about the change...

2017-08-21: Ghost & Unsplash Good to see the Ghost team are steadily adding features...

2017-08-18: Taming the Twitter timeline It seems that I just can't let go of my...

2017-08-16: Survive and thrive ... ... with the personal resilience guide from Nicholas Bate.

2017-08-16: Deep book researching advice Cal Newport divulges his technique for researching books. The key...

2017-08-16: The content creation device Jack Baty has been using his new iPad in anger...

2017-08-15: Erasing the past Kurt Harden is concerned about the erasing of American history....

2017-08-11: Time to kill the personal website? Rachel Kaser over at The Next Web certainly thinks so....

2017-08-10: Ulysses Subscriptions So following the footsteps of TextExpander and Day One, the...

2017-08-10: Hello Ghost 1.0 It's been a long time coming, but it's finally here....

2017-08-07: Back to work. Always a good time to reboot a...

2017-08-07: Back to work. Always a good time to reboot a...

2017-07-24: The least loved great sportsman? On a day where a Brit has won his fourth...

2017-07-19: Bullet journal #2

2017-07-15: Open source Medium Dave Winer ponders on the possibility of an open source...

2017-07-12: Exploring alternatives to GitHub I've been a user of GitHub for a long time...

2017-07-10: Scorched Earth A sobering read about the future of the planet and...

2017-07-10: Time to read Just as it is important to set aside time to...

2017-07-10: Comic book kind of guy I'm not sure if Nicholas Bate is a comic books...

2017-07-07: Fixie Friday no more Fixie Friday has run it's course. There won't be anymore...

2017-07-07: Trillion Prime 27.5 Singletrack World are testing a new British built steel hardtail,...

2017-07-07: Slack: Necessary evil? I've been using Slack for a few years now. I...

2017-07-06: Subscription pricing for Day One Day One's change to subscription pricing model is taking some...

2017-07-04: Cracking open Vim again It's been a while since I took another stab at...

2017-07-04: Deep vs shallow It seems that a lot of the things I'm reading...

2017-07-03: Fall like a thunderbolt I have never read The Art of War, but I've...

2017-07-03: The latest Field Notes Time for another quarterly delivery of Field Notes memo books....

2017-06-23: Attended Nicholase Bate’s Deep Productivity seminar in March and and...

2017-06-23: Attended Nicholase Bate’s Deep Productivity seminar in March and and...

2017-06-22: Got a DigitalOcean server setup with multiple Jekyll sites. I...

2017-06-22: More Sega games coming to iOS. Nice. t.co/8IgFi0MGl…

2017-06-21: Thanks to @curtismchale and @patrickrhone for their replies to my...

2017-06-21: Another new fan of Discworld Glad to see Terry Pratchett's Discworld books are still gaining...

2017-06-19: Football needs to learn a thing or two from the...

2017-06-17: Yard work done.

2017-06-16: A change of working ... ... is what you need. More insightful thoughts from Nicholas...

2017-06-16: The Green Machine It's great to see that Kona bikes are looking great...

2017-06-16: Right, so you can only schedule a tweet with a...

2017-06-16: Woah. Scheduled tweets and more in Twitter’s Media Studio -...

2017-06-16: Can’t complain about the new look on Twitter’s iOS app,...

2017-06-12: Playing the “waiting on DNS” game. Sigh.

2017-06-12: iPad Pro for software development? Apple's App Store Guidelines now allow executable code in educational...

2017-06-12: Decision time ... ... with Nicholas Bate.

2017-06-09: Small solutions to big problems It's often the case with me that I look for...

2017-06-09: 8 day streak on @750words. Feels great to be writing...

2017-06-06: Never under-estimate the simplicity of a problem. Fixed a Rails...

2017-06-06: iPad is starting to appeal to me now as a...

2017-06-06: iOS 11 looks great with the new Files app. Not...

2017-06-05: Tame the distraction monster Not your usual productivity hacks. I do think I could...

2017-06-05: WWDC17 Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off today. I wouldn't call...

2017-06-02: Fixie Friday - Hartley Cycles Red Hook Crit Track Wonderful paint job on this one. via Bikesoup Magazine

2017-05-31: The basics of email ... ... with Nicholas Bate. I've been wrestling with my inbox...

2017-05-31: Covfefe Once again, Twitter explodes over the tweets of a certain...

2017-05-22: Smarter money, smarter spending I've had pre-paid cards in the past but the app...

2017-05-17: Ugmonk "Gather" Desk Organiser Gather is a modular desk organiser that is being funded...

2017-05-17: Another night on the course A lot colder tonight than last week, but glad to...

2017-05-17: Who do I know that’s been writing frequently on Medium?...

2017-05-17: MBP hardware boosts are tempting but I’ll wait on news...

2017-05-15: The basics ... ... are what we should always come back too.

2017-05-15: Simple rules I often fall into the trap of complicated systems. A...

2017-05-11: Rebooting the morning routine The morning routine of reading, writing and planning is nothing...

2017-05-10: Sunset over Paisley Golf Club Enjoyed a few holes with Ethan out on the course...

2017-05-09: Always have a book on the go ... ... and other essential reading basics from NB.

2017-05-09: Slow down Execupundit reminds us to slow down. I find that I...

2017-05-09: A spreadsheet will do Over the weekend I closed my Highrise account. In case...

2017-05-08: What to look for in a blog It's come to my attention that I am hardly the...

2017-05-08: Did that thing where you write a series of related...

2017-05-08: Did that thing where you write a series of related...

2017-05-08: Enjoyed the first episode of Jamestown. I can see me...

2017-05-06: Just waiting for Guardians 2 to start.

2017-05-05: Fixie Friday - Specialized Allez

2017-05-02: Small wins Major gains.

2017-05-02: Weekend Report #10 Just when I think we're out of the woods with...

2017-05-02: “China is getting its own state-sponsored Wikipedia next year” -...

2017-05-01: Chuffed to bits that he claimed the top spot on...

2017-04-28: Hello Micro.blog This week I finally got my invite to Micro.blog. A...

2017-04-28: Evil Following A bike for all occassions. And it looks menacing as...

2017-04-28: More client work today and enabling the daily themes for...

2017-04-27: Wow. May have found my next hardtail purchase. t.co/aIwjooa9W…

2017-04-27: The integration of RSS feeds means that Micro.blog might just...

2017-04-27: Client work lined up for today and some product work...

2017-04-27: Another Obama policy reversed, another chance for the old guard...

2017-04-24: “Hello there beautiful listener.” - Best podcast intro ever.

2017-04-23: Looking good for the first nine hole comp of the...

2017-04-21: Instagram business accounts require a Facebook page. Bizarre requirement. That’s...

2017-04-21: A $400 juicer that squeezes juice packs. And it only...

2017-04-21: Doing the coding and coffee combo down at Blend this...

2017-04-21: Lunch-time kick-offs for the NFL London games are a good...

2017-04-20: How long before the Wunderlist staff get fed up, leave...

2017-04-19: I forgot how bloody great Muse are.

2017-04-19: What a day. I’m mentally exhausted.

2017-04-18: Pretty soon, post-credit scenes will be as long as the...

2017-04-18: Coffee & Code The blogroll has been chirping about coffee shops. First it...

2017-04-18: New LinkedIn design would be nice if it did away...

2017-04-17: The Perfect System And yes, it's a one size fits all system.

2017-04-17: The Real Star Although I didn't attend Star Wars Celebration, it was clear...

2017-04-17: Social Media Shifts Social media is always on the change. They clamber over...

2017-04-15: Can’t wait for this. Roll on November! t.co/Q1Oxf2brU…

2017-04-15: First time watching #doctorwho in a whille. Better than I...

2017-04-14: 8) Any advice or thoughts on #bloggingburnout?

2017-04-14: 7) .. or switch to something that makes it stupid...

2017-04-14: 6) I’m going to start a last attempt to post...

2017-04-14: 5) I’ve still not found a way of quickly posting...

2017-04-14: 4) One thing about blogging with Ghost is that there...

2017-04-14: 3) I want to blog because I enjoy it. It...

2017-04-14: 2) Lately though it feels like a chore to do....

2017-04-14: 1) I used to be a consistent blogger. Frequent blog...

2017-04-12: Instagram, Path and now Messenger. At this rate my text...

2017-04-11: Not quite the “one on every corner” that I’m used...

2017-04-10: Back to work this morning and Rogue One is now...

2017-04-07: Fixie Friday - Mockba 80 via Amy Danger

2017-04-06: OMG. When did Cannondale start making bikes like this again?...

2017-04-06: Haven’t noticed much of an uptake for Mastodon in my...

2017-04-06: 8) Finally, schedule your next time off when you go...

2017-04-06: 7) If you have to do any kind of work...

2017-04-06: 6) Tie in your time off with the rest of...

2017-04-06: 5) Use the week to rest. I’ve enjoyed some golf...

2017-04-06: 4) Don’t go anymore than three months without taking at...

2017-04-06: 3) If you are freelancing I recommend taking regular breaks...

2017-04-06: 2) It’s hard to take holidays when you don’t get...

2017-04-06: 1) For the first time in a long time I...

2017-04-04: The basics of productivity Basics or essentials? Either way, these are the foundations for...

2017-04-04: New iMacs on the way Great to hear that new iMacs are on the way....

2017-04-04: Weekend Report #9 Is it April already? Where did March go? Yip, it's...

2017-03-28: Stormcrow For serious tweet-storming on Twitter. I love this idea for...

2017-03-28: Cookies and batch processing ... ... with Annie Mueller.

2017-03-28: The Cramped ... ... gets a new curator in the form of volunteer...

2017-03-24: Superb seminar with Nicholas Bate yesterday in the wonderful grounds...

2017-03-24: Blogroll updated Added Annie Mueller to the list. Who's on your blogroll?...

2017-03-24: The Deep Productivity Seminar Yesterday I attended the Nicholas Bate's Deep Productivity seminar in...

2017-03-22: Subscribe improvements ... ... over at Feedbin. I love using Feedbin. Such a...

2017-03-22: Bravery in brevity CJ Chilvers looks at the importance of being small and...

2017-03-22: Medium memberships Medium announced it's paid tier called Memberships. I'm not convinced...

2017-03-22: Oxford bound Driving down to Oxford this afternoon for tomorrow's Deep Productivity...

2017-03-21: Had an app on Heroku that needed the SSL cert...

2017-03-20: Coffeeshop etiquette Some essential coffeeshop tips and etiquette from the peeps over...

2017-03-18: Third newsletter of the year ready to be sent out...

2017-03-18: Chocolate and granola. Waiting on the verdict from Ethan. t.co/TFJCEllLW…...

2017-03-15: Chain of thought Lately I've been thinking a lot about marketing. While making...

2017-03-13: Indyref, Brexit, Trump and now Indyref2. Haven’t we been through...

2017-03-08: How Americans are still putting up with the Trumpster is...

2017-03-06: Back to work It's back to work for Ethan with the first RGU...

2017-03-06: Weekend Report #8 Again, this was sitting in my drafts. Doh! The weekend...

2017-03-06: I remember when asking a question on Twitter would get...

2017-03-05: New Ass-savers Might be time for another batch of these. The one...

2017-03-05: My kind of blogging The no-pressure kind. Manton Reece explains. I love that blogs...

2017-03-04: Observations ... ... from our man in Arizona, Michael Wade. The best...

2017-03-03: #playstationlive Fire arrow

2017-03-03: Patrick is nonline Patrick is now nonline for at least the next year....

2017-03-03: Installed .NET Core and Visual Studio Code. What could go...

2017-03-03: Looking for an agile friendly project management tool. Team have...

2017-03-03: Holding off on an iMac purchase to see if any...

2017-03-03: Fixie Friday - Specialized Langster Pro Not mine, but the Pro track edition. Looks great with...

2017-03-02: Gunslingers ... ... re-imagined. via BoingBoing

2017-03-02: Rocket science ... ... it isn't.

2017-03-02: Replacing Evernote with Bear Bear uses a simple three-paned design. The largest column is...

2017-03-02: Being of a certain age, I can’t understand the comparison...

2017-03-02: Cement factory to home When Ricardo Bofill stumbled upon a dilapidated cement factory in...

2017-03-02: Pro devices in the wild - t.co/CJa2Q5nOp…

2017-03-01: Giving up and adding at Cultural Offering. While I am giving something up for...

2017-03-01: Pro devices in the wild At the start of this week I was visiting a...

2017-02-25: Drew on my new tee from Hollister - “Daddy, that’s...

2017-02-23: Ghost on Indie Hackers We launched Ghost about 4 years ago with a $300,000...

2017-02-23: Bookmarked as a potential bit of wall art for the...

2017-02-21: Alto's Odyssey trailer The sequel to Alto's adventure is coming soon. This will...

2017-02-21: It all begins with ... ... coffee. Once I start the coffee I have five...

2017-02-20: Capturing the wild ... ... with Patrick Rhone. I’ve recently re-adopted something I learned...

2017-02-20: Cool netbooks? I would love to see a return of some great...

2017-02-20: New notebooks ... ... deserve great content.

2017-02-20: Weekly plan bars I've been having a successful run with the bullet journal...

2017-02-19: Be nice if @tinyletter could allow new subscribers to select...

2017-02-19: Second newsletter of the year sent out using @tinyletter. Great...

2017-02-17: iPod to the rescue A story of one man and his music. Tonight I...

2017-02-17: Good blogs I'm bookmarking this as an essential. I'm surprised I haven't...

2017-02-17: Quick wins The complete list from Nicholas Bate.

2017-02-17: Test the list with Execupundit.

2017-02-17: Scaling Back For a long time I've wrestled with a number of...

2017-02-13: +1 for switching the worlds different date/time formats to a...

2017-02-13: Just noticed the black navigation bar at the top of...

2017-02-13: Medium subscriptions? It might just be the push that sees...

2017-02-09: An email just made my day. I wish I got...

2017-02-08: The new Intense Tracer looks amazing. Best looking mountain bike...

2017-02-07: The mid-life crisis bike I often joke with Jen that my mid-life crisis will...

2017-02-07: Plan the work Work the plan. It's all you need to know to...

2017-02-07: The art of Minecraft Amazing how people have put Minecraft to such a creative...

2017-02-07: Weekend Report #7 This weekend was something of a bust. It's that time...

2017-02-07: I’ve been wrestling with Macvim (and Vim), Tmux and trying...

2017-02-07: Watched the #superbowl2017 game last night. Great performance by the...

2017-02-07: Still rebooting my MBP to re-connect my bluetooth keyboard and...

2017-02-06: Didn’t stay up to watch the Super Bowl last night,...

2017-02-03: Essential reading material... ... from my man in British Columbia, Curtis McHale.

2017-02-03: Fixie Friday - Ryan's Renovatio via PEDAL Consumption

2017-01-30: Thanks to Kurt ... ... for the recommendation Kurt. If you're looking for the...

2017-01-30: The profound effect of Deep Work Cal Newport's book Deep Work has been circling the blogs...

2017-01-30: Campfire chat I know, from reading my friend Kurt Harden’s blog, that...

2017-01-30: Rockin'1000 does Smells Like Teen Spirit Amidst the chaos of the world, I was glad to...

2017-01-29: Way to go Canada! 🇨🇦 t.co/n3hyCGKmx…

2017-01-27: Coffee and coding at BLEND this morning. @ BLEND Coffee...

2017-01-26: And that’s why I would like to be able to...

2017-01-26: Good not goo! t.co/rbh7aSYl3…

2017-01-26: Firefox as a storage service for apps running in the...

2017-01-25: Sketching some ideas Finally broke out the other stack of Field Notes notebooks...

2017-01-25: Disappointed to not see a prominent RSS feed icon on...

2017-01-23: Not as nice on the course yesterday as it was...

2017-01-23: Nice little surprise of some goodies from @_withjack. Now that’s...

2017-01-23: Less - the 2017 edition by Nicholas Bate.

2017-01-22: Screw it. I’m switching over to something else. #GBvsATL

2017-01-22: Can’t dispute the fact that the Falcons are the better...

2017-01-22: Game over. #GBvsATL

2017-01-22: I wish @pocket would at least let you edit your...

2017-01-21: Here are 4 ways to make offline marketing easy t.co/F8r5qO4jM…...

2017-01-21: We’ve got four years of this shit to get through....

2017-01-21: Taking Ethan up for a few holes tomorrow. Hope it’s...

2017-01-20: Given the choice, I’d rather have Bane. t.co/fu1ZA9vq8…

2017-01-18: Bluetooth has given up on me again on MacOS.

2017-01-17: That just about sums up soccer perfectly. Soccer coach would...

2017-01-17: Award for best planet ... ... goes to planet Earth.

2017-01-17: A lesson in building habits It's that time of year where people are starting to...

2017-01-17: The bike industry is bad enough with it’s annual product...

2017-01-17: Now I’m left with the choice of two Langster models...

2017-01-17: I had plans to buy a @iamspecialized Langster Street for...

2017-01-17: Be good if an NFL International Series game came to...

2017-01-17: Feels great to be human again. #manflugone

2017-01-16: Central heating on, four layers on, hot water bottle at...

2017-01-15: Picked! #GBvsDAL

2017-01-15: A great start! #GBvsDAL #GoPackGo

2017-01-13: Tempted to buy the Nintendo Switch but I think I’ll...

2017-01-12: Just discovered the “caret_” settings in Sublime Text. Bumping up...

2017-01-11: Logitech K811 definitely not holding as much charge as it...

2017-01-11: Yahoo no more, but Lycos is still going. Bring back...

2017-01-11: Meaningful work Not all work will be meaningful. Some will be meaningful...

2017-01-11: I hope we get to see some of the features...

2017-01-11: Productive morning at @BLENDTogether in Paisley with good music in...

2017-01-11: Winston Churchill Tweeting Twitter might have it's drawbacks but it's power to condense...

2017-01-10: Ethan’s told me this is the year his handicap starts...

2017-01-10: Winston Churchill tweet stormin’. t.co/ue1OUGaAA…

2017-01-10: AskJeeves, Altavista and now Yahoo! We’re losing all those great...

2017-01-09: I’m always skeptical about acquisations but I think Trello is...

2017-01-09: Whoa. t.co/9j6RHLkvU…

2017-01-09: Still amazed that Cobb was able to get that catch...

2017-01-08: Taken a while for Rodgers to hit his stride but...

2017-01-08: Always good to discover a Ruby gem in a book...

2017-01-08: Judging by the tweets I’m not missing much. #oakvshou

2017-01-07: The Marvel Universe Live was great fun to watch and...

2017-01-07: Wooo! Waiting for Marvel Universe Live to begin! @ The...

2017-01-06: Fixie Friday - State Bicycle Ashton 4130 Core Line

2017-01-06: WTF. Seriously. t.co/kCCv8tks9…

2017-01-06: This year I added 55,783 lines and deleted 28,230 lines...

2017-01-06: This year I made 632 commits across 11 GitHub repos...

2017-01-06: Is it time somebody built a bootstrapped version of Medium?...

2017-01-06: “The solution to these issues is simple: maintain a single root...

2017-01-06: Get what you want ... ... this year with Nicholas Bate.

2017-01-06: Rooted productivity Cal Newport touches on single root commitments and productivity. The...

2017-01-05: 1000 words done for my first newsletter. Not a bad...

2017-01-05: Medium still isn't for me I've wrote in the past about the blogging platform Medium...

2017-01-05: One of the best things you can do as a...

2017-01-05: It’s good that Medium are changing their business model but...

2017-01-03: Announcing my monthly newsletter I'm starting a newsletter this year. Yes, I'm a bit...

2017-01-03: The Weekend Report #6 Apologies. Missed a couple of these in November and December!...

2017-01-03: Bloody freezing but actually well! t.co/OR58bp05T…

2017-01-02: More resolutions When everyone else is making resolutions to do things like...

2017-01-02: May the force be with you ... ... for 2017. Sorry people, couldn't resist. via starwars.tumblr.com

2017-01-02: Building some goals for 2017? You might want to start with Nicholas Bate then.

2017-01-02: New micro-blogging service Manton Reece is launching a new microblogging service and a...

2017-01-01: Happy New Year! All the best for 2017 folks!

2017-01-01: 4yo stayed in his bed until 9am. I hope to...

2017-01-01: Happy new year!

2016-12-31: Same old schedule by @bbcscotland. #onlyanexcuse and #jackiebird. Absolute dire....

2016-12-30: Like the idea of topics for #twitter2017. Lists could be...

2016-12-29: Great idea for building communities. t.co/sUSG7CxDQ…

2016-12-29: Makes sense. t.co/5Hnjzmurg…

2016-12-29: Want to see this so much. t.co/Lsy00dfLF…

2016-12-29: Ethan looking sharp with his new Nike top from @PaisleyPro....

2016-12-29: New year essentials ... ... for an awesome 2017. It finally 'clicks' that you...

2016-12-29: The essentials of daily logging Michael Wade just provided the best daily logging template for...

2016-12-28: Be nice if you could filter out Twitter’s Moments based...

2016-12-28: sigh t.co/oFx839Qgd…

2016-12-28: Clearing the decks With the new year just around the corner, it's always...

2016-12-27: Carrie Fisher dies at 60 Saddened to hear that Carrie Fisher has passed away at...

2016-12-26: Thanks for ending the year on a positive note you...

2016-12-25: Merry Christmas! Merry Christmas to you all! I wish you all the...

2016-12-24: The Browns win! There is such a thing as the...

2016-12-23: #MINvsGB tomorrow. Disappointed it’s not on @skysportsnfl. Will watch the...

2016-12-23: The turkey is in, the kitchen is stocked. Just a...

2016-12-23: Please do people, spread some goodwill! And if you’re wondering...

2016-12-22: All client work wrapped up. Slack turned off. Holidays can...

2016-12-21: The spirits of a classic Fascinating how many times this classic has been illustrated. I...

2016-12-19: The enigma ... ... that is Nicholas Bate.

2016-12-18: Honoured to be on a list of such amazing people....

2016-12-17: #rogueone was amazing!

2016-12-17: The future adds a zero Except that messages now travel 50 times faster than they...

2016-12-16: Headphones too expensive to lose When I first heard about Apple's AirPods I thought they...

2016-12-16: Level up There comes a point in your career when you can...

2016-12-15: Evernote - Time to move on? So apparently Evernote employees now have the ability to read...

2016-12-15: Time tracking - A valuable metric Curtis McHale explains why tracking your hours as a business...

2016-12-15: Trailer for Dunkirk via The Verge

2016-12-14: Twitter will follow with bookmarking tweets in 3 .. 2...

2016-12-14: For a moment there I thought @idea15webdesign had decided to...

2016-12-14: An honour ... ... to be included in a list of such fine...

2016-12-14: Talking bots on Skype. Am I the only thinking that...

2016-12-14: The Cyclist's Christmas Wish List I'd take the Kona Cinder Cone purely for nostalgia reasons....

2016-12-14: Small wins ... ... are the best wins.

2016-12-14: Otterbox Chargers and Headphones My favourite mobile phone case company Otterbox are now expanding...

2016-12-14: Timepage 2.0 Update My favourite calendar app, Timepage, has just been released with...

2016-12-13: Great new for NFL fans in the UK but would...

2016-12-08: I’ve noticed Firefox running really slow on my MBP these...

2016-12-08: Alto's Odyssey Looking forward to the sequel to Alto's Adventure. Games on...

2016-12-08: Get It Done Right Michael Wade reminds us to get it done ... right....

2016-12-08: Paper Is Not Broken Patrick Rhone imparts some much needed opinions on the argument...

2016-12-06: Good to see Ethan still hitting the ball well despite...

2016-12-06: Love this. t.co/87rtZH27Z…

2016-12-06: I’ll let it slide for this half of the series....

2016-12-06: Last night’s episode of #twd was another long drawn out...

2016-12-05: Don't Forget To Schedule Life I was on one of those consulting projects that seemed...

2016-12-05: A Little Inconvience Is Okay When you notice something is affecting your drive, find a...

2016-12-05: There should be an option to chain tweets together rather...

2016-12-05: Now I’m using some of that knowledge to build a...

2016-12-05: Worked with Dynamics NAV for a few years building and...

2016-12-05: Never underestimate the benefits of your past software development experience....

2016-12-04: Great day for Ethan playing a few holes at @PaisleyGolfClub....

2016-12-03: The $500 E Ink Gamble Another attempt to replace paper with a tablet. This time...

2016-12-03: The Last Of Us Part 2 Trailer Finally some real news about The Last of Us sequel....

2016-11-30: Considering Spark Lately my email has been getting the better of me....

2016-11-30: It doesn’t get said enough. @dnsimple’s service and support are...

2016-11-30: Netflix Adds Offline Mode Parents with young kids on long haul flights rejoice! In...

2016-11-30: Ethan nailing a great round this morning @PaisleyGolfClub. A few...

2016-11-29: It's never too late... ... to set those goals. You should have your goals...

2016-11-29: Another Social Network Entrant Gab aims to be an honest and open network for...

2016-11-29: Bugger. Should have taken the copies I already own had...

2016-11-28: I won’t be implementing AMP for my @tryghost theme if...

2016-11-28: The MacBook Pro - Great for Hackers It struck me odd how so many people took to...

2016-11-28: “Even though Paul isn’t a professional unboxer, he’s a great...

2016-11-28: Rogue One Reminder Tickets are on sale today for Rogue One. With the...

2016-11-28: Rogue One tickets booked. Plumped for the Saturday morning showing....

2016-11-28: Love Mondays Nicholas Bate reminds us that Mondays are for those who...

2016-11-28: “When I was young, I was too busy, now I...

2016-11-26: Die hard Thanksgiving traditions over @culturaloffering. t.co/62MJedFxk…

2016-11-25: Thought it might have knackered out Ethan but he was...

2016-11-25: Light up balance bikes for kids. Fun and safe! t.co/QEm4GivGa…...

2016-11-25: Why Notebooks Work For Me This week I've highlighted the three notebooks I am using...

2016-11-25: Chatbooks Your Instagram pictures printed to photo books. Love it.

2016-11-25: Chatbooks - Love this idea. Turn your Instagram pictures into...

2016-11-25: Who Are You Following? Who's on your blogroll?

2016-11-25: Early crimbo present form those fine folks at @ynotmade. #tt...

2016-11-25: Newsletter Coming Soon I can't remember if I mentioned this in a previous...

2016-11-25: The Simplest Pleasures Courtesy of Nicholas Bate.

2016-11-25: The Ideal Gift For those that like notebooks and the Beatles.

2016-11-24: The Logging Notebook When it comes to getting things done the focus is...

2016-11-24: Sidetracked with Sidetrack Installed Sidetrack this morning as a way of reading my...

2016-11-24: Nice, a card based approach to reading through your Feedbin...

2016-11-23: Anonymus Blogging The makers of Telegram have launched a blogging platform called...

2016-11-23: Meeting Patrick Thanks for the lunch and afternoon in London Patrick! One...

2016-11-23: The Bullet Journal Bullet journalling has been around for a few years now,...

2016-11-23: Great afternoon spent round London with @patrickrhone and his family...

2016-11-23: The Surveillance State Intrusive snooping by the government or a necessary action? The...

2016-11-23: The 100 Most Influential Images Of All Time Selected by Time magazine to be the most influential images...

2016-11-23: The Don't List All the things you shouldn't be doing. via Nicholas Bate...

2016-11-22: Bye Bye Black Friday I'm glad to see that the much hyped part of...

2016-11-22: No excuses now to secure some websites. Announcing Let’s Encrypt...

2016-11-22: Trello to JIRA. What’s the advantages from a client (product...

2016-11-22: The Pocket Notebook I've been carrying a pocket notebook with me everywhere I...

2016-11-22: Not a bad episode last night of The Walking Dead...

2016-11-21: Great night of coaching for Ethan. Couldn’t get him away!...

2016-11-21: Rogue One Expansion Pack Coming Soon The Rogue One movie is coming out soon and so...

2016-11-21: Time To Replace Twitter? Not a month goes by now without criticism of Twitter...

2016-11-21: Belle Is Planning And here's her setup.

2016-11-21: Moving To An Analog Task Management System A few weeks ago I decided to take the plunge...

2016-11-21: An Execupundit Tradition For Thanksgiving Day on Thursday.

2016-11-18: Took advantage of the @ynotmade sale and put an order...

2016-11-17: “And finally, the most time-consuming part of being a writer:...

2016-11-17: Despite the big news about the Go fonts I’m going...

2016-11-17: First Todoist and now Any.do are adding AI to their...

2016-11-17: Somone convince me this blogging malarkey is worth doing.

2016-11-16: I have to say. I love what Microsoft are doing...

2016-11-16: Wouldn’t mind seeing my Twitter lists added as filters to...

2016-11-16: AI For Your Todo List Todoist has just anounced a new feature to their task...

2016-11-16: Twitter is slowing getting there with new features aimed at...

2016-11-16: Jagged Thoughts for Jagged Times #205 by Nicholas Bates t.co/rviunbXiM…...

2016-11-16: Jagged Success comes from two simple realisations. NB explains.

2016-11-16: Japanese Calendar I've got the planner, next is the calendar (and of...

2016-11-15: Guerrilla Bike Tactics Great to see the city officials in San Francisco and...

2016-11-14: Background Nostromo sounds - I’m just waiting for the alien...

2016-11-14: New Rogue One trailer. Not long to go now. t.co/TgMo3pxPw…...

2016-11-14: 22 Pretty Straightforward Productivity Boosters by Nicholas Bate t.co/nFBOGKpYJ…

2016-11-14: No super moon last night, just the Scottish equivalent. Super...

2016-11-13: So that’s what’s happening with the Packers. t.co/a7Af2Cpwb…

2016-11-13: What is going on in Tennessee? #GBvsTEN

2016-11-11: So true. t.co/r74KFC7a0…

2016-11-10: Be interesting to see if technology and security change when...

2016-11-10: Microsoft’s updated Surface Book has only 16GB of RAM and...

2016-11-10: Brent Simmons on leaving Twitter - “And, at best, it...

2016-11-10: Think by Nicholas Bate t.co/wgZSSeTrc…

2016-11-09: How are my fellow Canadians taking the news of the...

2016-11-09: If only. t.co/6I0YMbEdF…

2016-11-08: Great to see a pro argument for the mobile web....

2016-11-08: If you want to build your dream business, know your...

2016-11-08: The Four Quadrants Great advice by Curtis McHale and at a great time...

2016-11-08: Mike on Notebooks Mike Vardy shares his thoughts on Medium on why he...

2016-11-08: Good luck to America on voting day and props to...

2016-11-08: Sounds like a great idea. t.co/ZeCeKFfiE…

2016-11-08: Can still hear #easystreet from last night’s #twd.

2016-11-07: Digital Morning Pages Again For over a year now I've been writing my morning...

2016-11-07: Time to Ditch Time Zones? A fair argument about abolishing timezones and the whole planet...

2016-11-07: Tempted to give bullet journaling a try. Convincing argument by...

2016-11-07: Not upgrading yet, but I can see me upgrading this...

2016-11-07: The Execupundit Show The pilot is coming folks. I can't wait.

2016-11-07: If I block every account when I see their ad...

2016-11-07: Wonder Woman and Lego Batman will be must sees when...

2016-11-07: Fireworks Some great moments captured from Friday night's fireworks over Glasgow....

2016-11-07: Productivity 6 - “In a New World of Work, there...

2016-11-07: Habit Calendar Another nifty kickstarter idea. A calendar for building habits. via...

2016-11-06: First mince pie consumed. Couldn’t hold out any longer.

2016-11-05: Great night at the fireworks tonight. t.co/khTHc7B1D…

2016-11-04: The Case for Big Business Who knew that so many positives can come out of...

2016-11-04: As Apple adapters, actually quite nifty. t.co/TZv8F6njl…

2016-11-04: Convinced 4yo is going for a record. He’s watched “Wreck-it...

2016-11-04: What a nightmare. There’s no belgian bun emoji.

2016-11-04: Reading again Nice prompt from NB to start reading again. Read deep...

2016-11-02: Instapaper in now free, the new MBP has no SD...

2016-11-02: I do envy you North Americans when it comes to...

2016-11-02: Considering starting a monthly newsletter for next year. One essay...

2016-11-02: Memberships are the new ads for blogs. Not got a...

2016-11-02: Quote of the Day by @execupundit t.co/R0Zcq5wYB…

2016-11-02: Tempted to separate personal and work emails. I would still...

2016-11-01: Driving Range Practice Another practice session at the driving range with Ethan. Glad...

2016-11-01: Glad to see him improving and still enjoying it. t.co/2X7rK98nY…...

2016-11-01: That just about sums it up for Instapaper. t.co/CRONDkDhR…

2016-11-01: Well premium subscriptions are free now.

2016-11-01: Instapaper is free. Not entirely convinced this is a good...

2016-11-01: North American Holidays There's a lot of things I love about living in...

2016-11-01: The @FieldNotesBrand order confirmation email is actually pretty slick with...

2016-11-01: Thornton Wilder on His Journal - t.co/gafcjA97x…

2016-11-01: In The Future 7 - t.co/FrXwxiO2s… // An @execupundit drive-time...

2016-11-01: In the Future I don't know about you but the Execupundit drive-time show...

2016-11-01: Stoking the Creative Fire It's time to get out there. "If you get out...

2016-10-31: Pumpkins This year's pumpkins went down quite well.

2016-10-31: The Three Types of Rhoneisms by @patrickrhone – t.co/nrJmOof4p… //...

2016-10-31: How to keep yourself organized during a project by @curtismchale...

2016-10-31: Journally - t.co/uKcwKpab6… // Looks good but I think I’m...

2016-10-31: The Stream I'm still finding my feet with consistent blogging but there...

2016-10-31: Rhoneisms I love Patrick Rhone's approach to his online writing. Much...

2016-10-31: Benjamin Button Reviews the new MacBook Pro Brilliant. Just brilliant. The most obvious change is the redesigned...

2016-10-31: New Ideas for Twitter Love these. Especially the news page.

2016-10-29: Enough Drama The dust has finally settled from Apple's announcements. The world...

2016-10-28: Lesson from Vine. No platform or network is immune from...

2016-10-28: Enough drama about the #noescapekey. Here’s mine. t.co/hlkgV1bc2…

2016-10-28: Apple vs Microsoft: A Win for Both t.co/7Akg01KDO… - A...

2016-10-28: Enough. Fucking. Drama. It’s a laptop - t.co/sccuwuJyZ…

2016-10-28: Confused now that I know the MacBook Pro has a...

2016-10-28: Productivity 3 of 7 by Nicholas Bate. It’s all about...

2016-10-28: Knog are kickstarting again. This time it’s the turn of...

2016-10-28: Apple vs Microsoft: A Win for Both Many might see the recent annoucements by Micrsoft and Apple...

2016-10-28: Saltire sky. t.co/QYId7Q4OD…

2016-10-27: Pro-gaming PS4 controller? Don’t know if I’m pro enough for...

2016-10-27: My youngest loves Octocats and stickers. These are definitely getting...

2016-10-27: So Twitter is actually doing okay then. Is that the...

2016-10-27: Pockethub? Pocketpaper? Pocketslack?

2016-10-27: Switched to both Pocket and Pocket Casts in the last...

2016-10-27: 22 Things to Learn with Nicholas Bate. t.co/Dgfd13kV5…

2016-10-27: I’ve been trying out Pocket again for bookmarking. Curious to...

2016-10-26: Hats off to @CMCMacaulay and @PaisleyPro who are building up...

2016-10-25: Featured amongst the miscellaneous and fast on @execupundit’s blog. Always...

2016-10-25: Me as well. t.co/dIRQXlkBV…

2016-10-24: At this point I couldn’t care who bought Twitter. Just...

2016-10-24: Avoiding my timeline today, so opting to use the Twitter...

2016-10-24: The first three pages ... ... are the most important.

2016-10-24: Aviemore Break Upon a friend's recommendation we took a break last year...

2016-10-23: Sunday afternoon with my boy. @ Paisley Golf Club t.co/N1USifi4G…...

2016-10-20: Much love on Twitter for the Nintendo Switch. Was not...

2016-10-20: Gloomy sky but great cycling conditions. @ Rothiemurchus Forest t.co/YSqUaZjiG…...

2016-10-20: Despite the gloomy conditions the scenery was still amazing. @...

2016-10-17: 19 minutes to cancel my account on Siteground. As cancellation...

2016-10-17: Siteground chat duration - 17 minutes. Account still not deleted....

2016-10-17: Siteground chat duration - 9 minutes. Account still not deleted....

2016-10-17: Managed six holes this morning before the rain got the...

2016-10-14: Fixie Friday - Bishop Bikes Raw NAHBS Track Skinny tubes. Raw finish. Love it. via Bishop Bikes Sorry,...

2016-10-14: Great seeing this on the iPad now. t.co/fVBnlHmn7…

2016-10-14: Fancy a new bike? Get over to the Robin Williams bike auction and get...

2016-10-14: #notagitcommand git ass

2016-10-14: #notagitcommand git stash poop

2016-10-14: What started as an ordering application for a client is...

2016-10-14: Celebrating like Ballmer when the test suite passes. t.co/ujmaT5fMY…

2016-10-14: NFL season has been great so far. What a finish...

2016-10-14: “small number of typographical errors” admitted. Reality is that only...

2016-10-13: Star Wars Rogue One Trailer #2 Seriously. Why isn't it December the 16th yet?

2016-10-13: Just Blogging The last year has been a real struggle here on...

2016-10-13: Drew’s chasing the window cleaner round the windows of the...

2016-10-13: I’m betting that VR will be another fad for gaming....

2016-10-13: The Red Bull Foxhunt An insane format but great fun to watch.

2016-10-13: Dictators beware! Good to see technology being put to good use. A...

2016-10-13: You know what. @SweatingCommas is right. Never use the official...

2016-10-13: I’m not actually in London. Twitter web client just thinks...

2016-10-13: Apparently I’m in London. t.co/GMdsEl61n…

2016-10-13: Twitter has gone electoral map crazy.

2016-10-11: Essential Marketing Advice Curtis McHale has the three step process for marketing your...

2016-10-11: The DailyMuse Facelift Development of my DailyMuse service has been lagging in the...

2016-10-09: Chuffed with Ethan’s progress @PaisleyGolfClub this year. Looking forward to...

2016-10-06: Share Your OPML? Dave Winer may be kick-starting an old service. Share Your...

2016-10-06: Looks like I’m having to re-train my spam filter in...

2016-10-05: Virtual Tea This is wrong. A blatant mis-use of technology.

2016-10-05: Zen Writing Leo Babauta at Zen Habits has the lowdown on how...

2016-10-04: Looking good Ethan! t.co/9rVc4P0T5…

2016-10-04: Here Comes Iron First Netflix's fourth superhero series will air in March 2017. I...

2016-10-04: Just Fine I've been rebooting a few habits and processes over the...

2016-10-04: 8 Browser Extensions You’ll Love If You Use Trello via...

2016-10-04: Effortless Results ... ... from Michael Wade.

2016-10-03: Ryder Cup 2016 Sketchnotes I haven't done any sketchnotes for a while but seeing...

2016-10-03: Considering taking part in NaNoWriMo this year. t.co/b7DFMR5fs…

2016-10-03: And that’s how you win at social media as a...

2016-10-03: Essentials ... ... from an essential blog to follow. Of course it's...

2016-10-03: The ultimate fail. A web design company with a web...

2016-10-03: The Weekend Report #5 Working on Friday right down the to wire again and...

2016-10-03: Pirates Trailer Still love these movies. via The Verge

2016-10-02: Hard not to see that USA will hold onto their...

2016-10-02: Hilarious hearing the American fans cheering for shots and then...

2016-10-02: Apple family sharing, iTunes app and Music app. A combination...

2016-10-01: What a putt! #RyderCup

2016-09-30: Chasing bugs in my code due to my many different...

2016-09-30: Raspbian Pixel Still don't own a Raspberry Pi, but the benefits of...

2016-09-30: Changing Productivity Curtis McHale on the placebo that continually changing your productivity...

2016-09-30: Game of Thrones on iBooks A Game of Thrones is now available on iBooks. A...

2016-09-30: I had no idea you could change the colour of...

2016-09-30: 😂😂😂 t.co/LGubdFEZv…

2016-09-28: Gap in the Themes Market? Over the last few weeks I've been looking at themes...

2016-09-27: New Daring release I released a new version of the Ghost theme I...

2016-09-27: Can’t wait for @HMRCgovuk to move to one fecking site....

2016-09-27: A designer/developer could make a nice sideline income from Ghost...

2016-09-27: In an effort to keep my Ghost theme updated with...

2016-09-27: How many times before I click “I don’t like this...

2016-09-25: It’s taken 3 complete quarters but this game is starting...

2016-09-25: Great play by the Redskins. #WASvsNYG

2016-09-22: A suitable replacement - t.co/aRtespQ7Y…

2016-09-22: I was using this logo (https://t.co/qQ1Mj9MwDe) for ST3 but it...

2016-09-22: Tabs in Sublime Text 3 are a nice welcome though....

2016-09-22: Tabs everywhere in macOS. Will take some getting used too....

2016-09-21: Wordpress hosting recommendations please? Dreamhost? Siteground? Also what themes are...

2016-09-21: Having one those days where I could quite easily hit...

2016-09-20: Spaces found after noticing keyboard shortcut is different.

2016-09-20: Where the hell are spaces in macOS?

2016-09-20: Need help writing a book? Wally Bock has you covered with your first six steps...

2016-09-20: A Wordpress theme that doesn’t display the title for each...

2016-09-20: Zombie email To get yourself into the groove of batching, try blocking...

2016-09-20: Start small Start small. Start with just the smallest version of your...

2016-09-18: Finally. Some good offensive plays. #CINvsPIT

2016-09-18: Disappointing game tonight on @SkySportsNFL. Low score, little offence. #CINvsPIT...

2016-09-16: Tempted Tempted to back this laptop stand that adjusts in height....

2016-09-16: Low tech productivity tips by Nicholas Bate.

2016-09-15: Can anyone recommend good examples of Ruby on Rails open...

2016-09-14: So you can delete most those iOS apps you never...

2016-09-14: Restarted the Mail app to fix the font size issues....

2016-09-14: I haven’t swiped to unlock on iOS10 yet.

2016-09-14: Great night for the boys last night. Future is looking...

2016-09-13: iOS 10 is near and MacStories has a complete run down of the upgrade....

2016-09-13: A much more respectable form of protest in my book....

2016-09-13: Looks like I’ll be dusting off my Rspec-fu in the...

2016-09-13: Safari beachballing on the Github site again. Appears to be...

2016-09-13: More hardtail fun Singletrack review the Ritchey Timberwolf. Looks great.

2016-09-12: Is an Aeron still the developers chair of choice?

2016-09-12: Be refreshing to see a few Wordpress themes that are...

2016-09-12: When did Wordpress sites become so bloody confusing to use?...

2016-09-11: Well done boys! t.co/Tw3rcmquv…

2016-09-11: Phew! Close one. #GBvsJAX

2016-09-11: Week 1 game? More like a playoff game. #GBvsJAX

2016-09-11: I didn’t think it was going to be this close....

2016-09-11: Nice catch Cobb! #GBvsJAX

2016-09-10: Getting some Overwatch tips from Ethan. Great having a gamer...

2016-09-10: Less than 24 hours now until I get Sunday night...

2016-09-09: Start the weekend ... ... with the Friday link pack courtesy of Swissmiss.

2016-09-07: Time to turn off Twitter for the next few hours....

2016-09-07: Well @wp_glasgow? Can you recommend any web designers or WP...

2016-09-07: Got a Mac Mini from late 2014 with 2.6 i5...

2016-09-06: Or “Known unknowns” as they like to put it. t.co/0DR0HGkVn…...

2016-09-06: That’s a new one for tech journalism. Instead of speculating...

2016-09-06: Just discovered the in? method in Rails.

2016-09-06: Onza are back ... ... and they're making bikes. Proper beautifully made mountain bikes...

2016-09-06: Building a page of local and remote freelance designers and...

2016-09-05: My First Wearable - The Fitbit Alta A few weeks ago my wife bought a Fitbit Alta....

2016-09-05: Tim Hortons is coming to the UK! t.co/WNZ9Zp2mr…

2016-09-05: Need a new clipboard manager? A clipboard manager doesn't sound like a mega-useful app to...

2016-09-05: Finding out why Derek Sivers asks why. But whatever you decide, you need...

2016-09-05: Back to school continues ... ... with projects. Pick one today and start. Simple.

2016-09-04: Ethan getting some pointers from @PaisleyPro this morning. A few...

2016-09-02: Time to breathe A little reminder that we all need time to breathe....

2016-09-02: At long last ... ... some worthy bike upgrades. The DMR V-Twin pedals.

2016-09-02: Can't wait ... ... to see the outcome of Michael Wade's new project....

2016-09-02: It's back to school ... ... for everyone.

2016-09-02: Fixie Friday - 8bar FHAIN Black. White. Simple. via 8bar Bikes

2016-08-31: Dropbox account deleted. Rarely used it these past few months...

2016-08-30: Saying Goodbye to Evernote Ian Dick writes about his farewell to Evernote. This year...

2016-08-30: Star Wars Album Covers I love these. Mashups of classic albums with Star Wars....

2016-08-30: The Weekend Report #4 Still taking it easy from my back spasming out last...

2016-08-30: Forgot how great the sunspot gem is for interacting with...

2016-08-30: Nothing marks your learning progression with a programming language than...

2016-08-30: Second thing I noticed is how I would have written...

2016-08-30: First thing I noticed was all the instances of poor...

2016-08-30: Started work this week on a Rails app I last...

2016-08-28: Just a spot of practice today before heading out for...

2016-08-25: Woo! Markdown support in Simplenote for iOS! t.co/lE4sGnVKE…

2016-08-25: The code and coffee combo this morning at Blend in...

2016-08-24: Is blogging dead? I've been asking that question myself for the last few...

2016-08-24: Struggling with content for my Rails freelancing site - t.co/fI2S9jvxV…...

2016-08-24: Good move by Google. t.co/f3oSHHPP3…

2016-08-24: It’s conversation starters like this that make me miss t.co/lXkhtxpSg…...

2016-08-24: Goodbye Vesper The notes app Vesper has closed down. I wasn't a...

2016-08-24: Instapaper acquired by Pinterest I'm on the fence about this. Products and companies get...

2016-08-24: Need some music to work too? The 50 best film scores have been compiled over at...

2016-08-23: Pinterest acquires Instapaper. I really hope Pinterest allow Instapaper to...

2016-08-23: My problem every single time I don’t ship sooner. t.co/tgCUnlHXg…...

2016-08-23: Wanted: A folder in the iOS Photos app that deletes...

2016-08-23: Great, now I’m mechanical keyboard shopping. #geeklife

2016-08-23: Quit Safari. Start Safari. Github page opens. groan

2016-08-23: Safari beach balling when I open up a client’s repo...

2016-08-23: Dropping Todoist for a while For a while there has been a nagging at the...

2016-08-23: Write that book Find a reason and write.

2016-08-23: The oldest trick in the book? Or is it just common sense? During his 15 minutes...

2016-08-23: The most overpriced box set ever $800 for the new box set of Lord of the...

2016-08-22: Sad to hear about @mathie this morning. t.co/MVX1KmNNP…

2016-08-19: Quality control Finally starting to see some positive moves from Twitter. Be...

2016-08-18: The boy is getting No Man’s Sky for his birthday...

2016-08-18: They should just call it anti-social media.

2016-08-17: More Potter books on the way Not the copious tomes I was hoping for but I'll...

2016-08-17: More than just a list If you want it done, it must be scheduled. If...

2016-08-17: Looking forward to playing a few holes with Ethan tonight...

2016-08-15: The leap of faith It's great to see movie crews and especially stunt performers,...

2016-08-15: The kid is back to school today. t.co/XCHSLpVd6…

2016-08-10: Breathing space Do you have some?

2016-08-09: What’s the good way then? Email? t.co/WNvX5qMta…

2016-08-09: It doesn’t happen very often but it’s an effing pain...

2016-08-09: Still doing this to re-connect my keyboard and mouse using...

2016-08-08: The love-hate relationship with Medium I'm still on the fence about Medium. Despite having an...

2016-08-08: Batman vs Superman concept art Amazing work here for the movie. I particularly like the...

2016-08-08: Thanks to Charlene at @paisleyphysio. Back treatment is going great....

2016-08-05: Fixie Friday - YES Singlespeed via YES BIKES

2016-08-04: Timepage just keeps getting better and better! t.co/oamC1GQxR…

2016-08-04: Earn that title A reminder from Derek Sivers that you need to continually...

2016-08-03: My Web Development Tools - 2016 Edition The world is going gaga for mobile apps. They are...

2016-08-02: Ending the day here on Twitter with a little revelation....

2016-08-02: My Desktop Development Tools - 2016 Edition Desktop apps are my main tools when it comes to...

2016-08-02: Looking forward to my physio tomorrow to get my back...

2016-08-02: A great Twitter strategy from @patrickrhone - t.co/7q0PqYIPW… Definitely helps...

2016-08-01: My Hardware Development Tools - 2016 Edition For this week I’m going to focus on the different...

2016-08-01: Post scheduling in @TryGhost. Excellent!

2016-08-01: Thanks to @paisleyphysio for the back treatment this morning. It’s...

2016-08-01: Are Your Tasks Competing? NB's Productivity series continues ... Among competing tasks the one...

2016-08-01: The Weekend Report #3 Ethan had a fun night at Paisley Golf Club with...

2016-07-31: A 58” wedge makes a not bad wee walking stick...

2016-07-30: A good day to leave the television off then! t.co/9fPWPDlmI…...

2016-07-29: Well done @CMCMacaulay and @PaisleyPro for putting on a great...

2016-07-29: Hardtail hooligans ... ... are going to love this.

2016-07-28: A cracking read. Recommended. t.co/ExwGsea6M…

2016-07-28: Get Creating Read Nicholas Bate.

2016-07-27: Problems with Twitter It appears that Twitter is dying. It's losing money and...

2016-07-27: Can we just ask Obama to do another term? Seems...

2016-07-27: Facebook Blogging? Blogging on Facebook. A chance for the masses to have...

2016-07-27: Disappointed there isn’t a deep-fried Mars bar as well. t.co/kCjVutcdl…...

2016-07-27: Cut-off Turning my ideas into reality is what I want the...

2016-07-27: Need Help? May be Patrick can help you?

2016-07-27: A great environment for the kids and great coaches. Can’t...

2016-07-27: I wish I could say he inherited his skills from...

2016-07-26: Picky date time pickers. The bane of web devs everywhere....

2016-07-25: Anyone using one of those Gigabyte boxes for web development?...

2016-07-25: First day back to work after four weeks off. Am...

2016-07-22: View from the desk I had a great time with Ethan yesterday playing at...

2016-07-22: Miniture NES pre-ordered. I have to keep telling myself it’s...

2016-07-22: Another round of golf with Ethan yesterday. He played great,...

2016-07-21: Got my copy of Changer by @mattgemmell. Great to see...

2016-07-20: Is Your Product Easy to Duplicate? For many software developers, rolling your own version of a...

2016-07-20: It’s also easier to get verified on @appdotnet. Is that...

2016-07-20: Seriously @twitter. Take my money and stop the ads.

2016-07-20: I’d have more luck winning the lottery than getting verified...

2016-07-20: Back to work on Monday, but using this week to...

2016-07-19: Hello Simplenote For a long time I’ve been looking for a notes...

2016-07-19: White-board for the win? Of course. Get the big picture.

2016-07-19: New Star Trek Television Series And on the topic of Netflix: Star Trek fans around...

2016-07-19: Always the Same or Free An interesting point about technology companies and how even just...

2016-07-19: All the Same Today, right now, anyone with a $300 laptop can use...

2016-07-17: Two days back from holiday and he’s already back out...

2016-07-15: Even those in the market of sending emails can get...

2016-07-14: Run up to flying home begins. Just about to head...

2016-07-14: What the hell happened to Phil’s caddie? t.co/KwNRwqen8… #theopen

2016-07-14: Justifying the new NES to Jen as a “first games...

2016-07-13: Maybe I’m over-reacting about the whole Boris Johnson thing. This...

2016-07-13: Boris Johnson as foreign secretary. Is that a joke?

2016-07-13: And on the topic of sports-related hobbies, I’ll be hoping...

2016-07-13: Whyte’s 901 for 2017 looks great. Still pleased with my...

2016-07-13: Any recommendations on hosting docs for an open source Rails...

2016-07-08: Great round of golf at Hidden Lake. Ethan impressing the...

2016-07-04: Ethan tearing up the course at Rockchapel today. Hidden Lake...

2016-06-28: Better Blogging With Wally Bock. Love this advice. All the essentials for...

2016-06-28: The List Productivity advice for the real world from Nicholas Bate.

2016-06-28: The Weekend Report #2 Friday. Wrapped up client work and finished up packing for...

2016-06-27: Interesting hearing a non-UK view on the England team.

2016-06-27: Just watched this on @TSN_Sports. They didn’t hold back on...

2016-06-24: Last day of client work before downing tools for four...

2016-06-24: Going to try and block out the news for a...

2016-06-24: Amen to that. t.co/gmBdryoQ5…

2016-06-23: Great to see @path getting regular updates. Love the new...

2016-06-21: Disappointed that #downloadingdengar isn’t trending for the @eastarwars Battlefront update....

2016-06-21: This has confirmed my vote to stay in the EU...

2016-06-21: Magical Lightswitches A shame you can't get these for UK light switches....

2016-06-21: Korean Breakdancing A little reminder that people are awesome. via Kottke.org

2016-06-21: Trust In Experts The EU referendum debate has been nothing short of a...

2016-06-17: When Television Overtakes Books This has been something of a let down this season...

2016-06-16: More expensive bikes if we leave the EU? Like I...

2016-06-16: Installed Elixir and Phoenix, created an application (does nothing atm)...

2016-06-16: Food for Summer Gyro anyone?

2016-06-16: The Death of Text? Facebook is touting video as the next big thing for...

2016-06-15: Bought three books from a list of recommendations by @curtismchale...

2016-06-15: Say Hi to Daring Back when my blog was running on Jekyll, I found...

2016-06-15: Book Recommendations from Curtis This has to be the definitive list of books on...

2016-06-15: Finding Yourself Lost? I've been faced with this problem over the last couple...

2016-06-13: Finish More Great advice given my recent "never finishing anything" run. ......

2016-06-09: Do the Work There are no shortcuts. There’s no substitute for hours put...

2016-06-09: Job or Project? Give me a project any day of the week. Projects...

2016-06-09: Digging Deeper Into Trello Now that we know the basics of a Trello board...

2016-06-08: The Bike Shop of Dreams.

2016-06-08: Without a doubt the best collection of themes and colour...

2016-06-08: What is Worth Communicating? A question prompted by Nicholas Bate in his Jagged Thoughts...

2016-06-07: Time for a Business Health Kick With our business health guide Nicholas Bate.

2016-06-07: Twin City Steel I love this mountain bike build. Period correct components from...

2016-06-07: What is Trello? Trello is a great tool for managing projects and products....

2016-06-07: The now page, the playlist page and now the reading...

2016-06-03: Tweaked header colour options and better default avatars - t.co/k6Vfs6MKB…...

2016-06-03: Fixie Friday - Bianchi Super Pista Love the artwork on the front wheel. via Javi Ballestero...

2016-06-03: The Three Cs t.co/MQtCUknsV… #linkpost

2016-06-03: The Three Cs I think I've found myself a new set of labels...

2016-06-02: Grass Roots Productivity - Do the Work This is it. The last part of the Grass Roots...

2016-06-02: 300 issues of Ruby Weekly. Well done @peterc and the...

2016-06-02: People would find workarounds by including spaces, symbols or other...

2016-06-02: Maybe @github should disallow emoji only comments? Easy to say...

2016-06-01: Grass Roots Productivity - Regular Reviewing We’ve looked at capturing and scheduling already in my little...

2016-06-01: Read More Blogs t.co/oSt8eM9ow… #linkpost

2016-06-01: Read More Blogs Set Godin has a great reminder of why blogs are...

2016-06-01: Are You Curious? t.co/UDsMuxASR… #linkpost

2016-06-01: Are You Curious? I love this view on how people are split when...

2016-05-31: Grass Roots Productivity - Smarter Scheduling We've got a list of actions from a few days...

2016-05-31: Internet Mob Justice t.co/g2DpnxE5m… #linkpost

2016-05-31: Internet Mob Justice I'll be honest. I'm fed up seeing this mob justice...

2016-05-30: Grass Roots Productivty - Always Be Capturing Everyone has their own preferred system for getting things done....

2016-05-30: Another YNOT goodie for the list when I hit the...

2016-05-30: The Weekend Report #1 (Trying something new. Mini posts on the last weekend of...

2016-05-27: New Leaders t.co/fghg149HK… #linkpost

2016-05-27: New Leaders Ready for purchasing. The Cure is screaming out to be...

2016-05-27: Fight from Failure t.co/KgXqE04Ku… #linkpost

2016-05-27: Fight from Failure Great advice for programmers and anyone building a product. In...

2016-05-26: Why I Stopped Using TextExpander Text replacement utilities like TextExpander can make a big difference...

2016-05-25: What Next for Apple? t.co/JXwnzIisN… #linkpost

2016-05-25: Why I Stopped Using Atom Some months ago I'd decided to use Atom as my...

2016-05-25: What Next for Apple? Fellow Scot Ian Dick highlights some areas of technology where...

2016-05-25: Last of my files moved out of my Dropbox account....

2016-05-25: How do you “Strongly Agree/Disagree” with something as opposed to...

2016-05-24: Why I Stopped Using Zapier Zapier is an automation tool that integrated with hundreds of...

2016-05-24: A huge win for Netflix. When does the new subscription...

2016-05-23: Forget LinkedIn t.co/3twTG4seA… #linkpost

2016-05-23: Forget LinkedIn Some suggestions for alternatives to the workplace social network.

2016-05-23: Why I Stopped Using Buffer Many people use Buffer as a tool to automate the...

2016-05-20: Slow and Steady t.co/vw669zS5S… #linkpost

2016-05-20: Is There Value in Social Media? All this week I’ve been writing about finding value with...

2016-05-20: Slow and Steady Wins the race. This morning, just as a test, move...

2016-05-20: The BFe26 Redesign t.co/JPGLUzSVb… #linkpost

2016-05-20: The BFe26 Redesign Excited about this bike with it being a steel hardtail,...

2016-05-19: Finding Value Outside of Social Media A lot of people use social media as their means...

2016-05-19: New to Ghost: Subscribers and Slack integration and a few...

2016-05-18: Show Up t.co/zAPrMQLCC… #linkpost

2016-05-18: Show Up Shawn's post is a great reminder for myself about what's...

2016-05-18: Worry Not t.co/AnmB3dMtF… #linkpost

2016-05-18: Worry Not For Patrick Rhone has some wise words on the subject:...

2016-05-18: Finding Value in Instagram I have an up and down experience in finding value...

2016-05-17: Instructions t.co/SDNpvPmJk… #linkpost

2016-05-17: Instructions via Austin Kleon

2016-05-17: We Need Realists t.co/AP8b9vC4c… #linkpost

2016-05-17: We Need Realists It's funny, you never see "realist" as a required skill...

2016-05-17: Finding Value in Twitter as a Freelancer Yesterday I wrote about the value of Twitter on a...

2016-05-17: Anyone I know using a Fitbit? Would you recommend one?...

2016-05-16: Yay! t.co/64S4ikQyu…

2016-05-16: First round of golf with Ethan this year and I...

2016-05-16: Remember FriendFeed? t.co/R0PWMpQbV… #linkpost

2016-05-16: A round of golf with the boy this afternoon @PaisleyGolfClub....

2016-05-16: Remember FriendFeed? I do. It was great. It's a shame it fell...

2016-05-16: Finding the Value in Twitter I think of social media as one of those necessary...

2016-05-13: Great support from @sparkpost. My email issue was resolved in...

2016-05-13: More with Nicholas Bate t.co/iFw3P2zSr… #linkpost

2016-05-13: Playing with Firefox and Test Pilot I have been a Safari user for a while now....

2016-05-13: More with Nicholas Bate A great series by NB.

2016-05-12: Still Here The observant among you will have noticed another lull in...

2016-05-12: Ten Years of Hanselminutes t.co/g1LNY3H4G… #linkpost

2016-05-12: Ten Years of Hanselminutes Well done Scott Hanselman on reaching double-digits with his technology...

2016-05-10: Dealing with Distractions t.co/TkBcpaJDk… #linkpost

2016-05-10: Dealing with Distractions Michael Wade keeps us on the path of the productive....

2016-05-10: The Morning Pages Experiment t.co/uoS32jTJO…

2016-05-10: The Morning Pages Experiment What I'm experimenting with now, though, is adding a little...

2016-05-10: Been trying a number of desktop apps as web alternatives,...

2016-05-10: Doing the Twitter cull thing again. Mostly news sites.

2016-05-09: Do I know any people who are good with SQL...

2016-05-09: Social Media Addiction t.co/BqNNHg9w1…

2016-05-09: Social Media Addiction Daniel's decision to delete the majority of his social media...

2016-05-06: That moment where you can’t decide which one your messaging...

2016-05-06: Fixie Friday - Saffron Frameworks via CycleEXIF, photos by Jim Holland

2016-05-06: Switch Off t.co/hYUL5wITM…

2016-05-06: Converse, Connect & Value t.co/2wSYtWSiF…

2016-05-06: Switch Off A nice reminder from NB for the weekend.

2016-05-06: Converse, Connect & Value Required reading for anyone looking to harness social media as...

2016-05-05: My three year old son knows no limits. He’s trying...

2016-05-04: Still no split-view in Twitter for Mac. Do you have...

2016-05-04: You know what I love to see in @dayoneapp? Being...

2016-05-03: Cracking night for the boys out on the RGU coaching...

2016-05-03: No, I’m not at all jealous. Okay, maybe just a...

2016-05-03: “A solid post” says my editor. I have to be...

2016-05-03: Hello Quitter t.co/JP1HFiZ2B…

2016-05-03: Hello Quitter I have a particularly bad habit of opening apps, leaving...

2016-05-03: Managed to switch my email address to a new one...

2016-05-02: Write more t.co/370bGi9oM…

2016-05-02: Closed my Zapier and Buffer accounts over the weekend. Wasn’t...

2016-05-02: Write more with Nicholas Bate.

2016-05-02: The Feed is Dying The feed is dying. The reverse-chronological social media feed —...

2016-05-01: Nothing stops the boy ... Another Sunday, another medal under the belt. Ethan's settling in...

2016-04-29: Sorry. That should have been more @dayoneapp sync woes.

2016-04-29: The Turn It Off ... ... Turn It On Again 22 didn't roll off the...

2016-04-29: Genius Fundraising Idea The contribution buys you an evening at home. No dressing...

2016-04-29: The Benefit of Writing When Blogging When Ethan was at golf coaching before Christmas, he asked...

2016-04-28: Stay classy Glasgow! t.co/Ji2lx9ZnE…

2016-04-28: Most other services provide their own syncing mechanism or I...

2016-04-28: Dropbox account downgraded to the free tier for the first...

2016-04-28: Winter skies in spring. Don’t you just love Scottish weather?...

2016-04-28: It’s snowing. It’s May next week. #bloodyweather

2016-04-27: Snowden Trailer I like the look of this. via The Verge

2016-04-27: Blogged: The Benefit of Ownership when Blogging - t.co/DO0HIHB5F…

2016-04-26: The Benefit of Ownership when Blogging In a quest to get back on the blogging bandwagon,...

2016-04-26: Remembering the Glory Days The Awl remembers the glory days of Google Reader. Instead,...

2016-04-26: Still Freelancing at 60? I love this post from Adrian about what he's learnt...

2016-04-26: Trying these “posh” noodles for lunch. t.co/lEhPOc8Ym…

2016-04-26: Dropbox Infinite Project Infinite, announced at Dropbox’s Open London event wants to...

2016-04-25: It Can't Be Rushed The project is vaguely on your mind. You sip coffee...

2016-04-25: Peanut Butter When I was a kid and my mother wasn’t around...

2016-04-22: Be Even More Successful Do this.

2016-04-22: A Father's Advice A wonderful piece highlighting some life lessons from a father....

2016-04-21: Off The Grid Stephen Fry's post makes for a good argument in getting...

2016-04-21: 20 Years Since Moseley Shoals Today marks 20 years since Ocean Colour Scene’s Moseley Shoals...

2016-04-21: Perpetual Devotion Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business, is...

2016-04-21: What Do You Miss? Find it again.

2016-04-21: Bourne is Back Great to Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass working on the...

2016-04-20: On the bothy blog: Testing Route Redirects in Rails -...

2016-04-20: Shorts can be year round in Glasgow, but it’s still...

2016-04-20: Apparently I have an unpublished manuscript somewhere. It’s news to...

2016-04-19: Subscribing to @problogger’s RSS feed again. Feels like 2010 again....

2016-04-19: Not long until I’m back in Toronto visiting the in-laws....

2016-04-19: Sony PlayStation Neo I can't say that I'm exactly thrilled to see Sony...

2016-04-13: New Kindle Oasis Not content with the millions of Kindles out there, Amazon...

2016-04-13: Also started using Sidekiq for processing background jobs like emails....

2016-04-13: One eye on a Rails app I moved to Heroku...

2016-04-13: I would love to see something like this implemented. t.co/lsCZweuh7…...

2016-04-13: Business Advice by Derek Sivers Derek Siver's latest post is the best business advice anyone...

2016-04-13: Rails app migration from Cloud66 to Heroku done. Time for...

2016-04-12: TextExpander Subscription Change - Too Little Too Late? Smile have adjusted the pricing of the new TextExpander subscription...

2016-04-12: Another session at @glasgowgolf with Ethan. Looking good! /cc @PaisleyPro...

2016-04-12: Recommendations please for good blogs around the following topics: Web...

2016-04-11: Book Recommendation from Curtis If you want to tip the daily balance from shallow...

2016-04-11: First Competition of the Year for Ethan Ethan played in his first competition of the year at...

2016-04-11: Blog Bursts I've found it hard to maintain a steady level of...

2016-04-10: Thumbs up from Drew for the light nights so he...

2016-04-10: Glorious day for the juniors playing at @paisleygolfclub today. @…...

2016-04-06: Installed aText, migrated snippets across and uninstalled TextExpander. Time to...

2016-04-06: Alternatives to TextExpander? I love using TextExpander. I use it everyday for all...

2016-04-06: Smart Writing I applaud Moleskine for their determination to break into the...

2016-04-06: Just Resting It's been a quiet here. I've got the week off...

2016-04-06: The Definitive Trilogy Courtesy of Nicholas Bate.

2016-04-06: Forget Flying Cars I'd rather have one of these in the driveway.

2016-04-06: Nice weather for ducks. Not so much for golfers. @...

2016-04-05: And on the same day @medium announce a way for...

2016-04-05: Can’t say I’m a fan of the new @textexpander subscription....

2016-04-04: Finally. A week off. Glad that I put the MacBook...

2016-04-03: Nine holes didn’t quite go his way today but Ethan...

2016-04-01: Let's be consistent ... ... with Nicholas Bate as our guide.

2016-04-01: Rebooting It's the running joke of all IT support departments. When...

2016-04-01: What is Art? I love Tanmay's definition of art. Art isn’t just about...

2016-04-01: Fixie Friday - Polished Cannondale Track A photo posted by A. Danger (@adangerpdx) on Mar 27,...

2016-03-30: SQL Server Mgmt Studio could really do with Sublime Text’s...

2016-03-30: It’s good to be shipping. #thewebdevlife

2016-03-28: Ubuntu Tablet A tablet that runs Ubuntu is now available for pre-order....

2016-03-28: The Beginning of Markdown John Gruber's early notes on the beginning of Markdown. Just...

2016-03-28: Lots to do ... ... on Planet Earth. Let's start with the first one....

2016-03-25: It's All You Need Pen and paper.

2016-03-25: Fixie Friday - Affinity Anthem Affinity's new Anthem track bike is quite the looker. via...

2016-03-25: Some Ideas for DailyMuse It’s been a while since I updated my daily email...

2016-03-23: Anyone got any pointers to finding topics to blog about...

2016-03-23: Morning Pages Update For six months now I've been writing my morning pages...

2016-03-23: LENKR Wooden Handlebars Very nice. via PEDAL Consumption

2016-03-23: Field Notes Wallet I seen this very nice wallet on Tools and Toys...

2016-03-21: The Pitfall of Free Services There's little doubt that the world wants free online services....

2016-03-21: Too Late for Twitter? I love this idea of paying a subscription fee for...

2016-03-21: More Jagged Thoughts More jagged thoughts from NB. Knowing what you want always...

2016-03-21: Start Simple With current trends towards front end frameworks and micro-services, it's...

2016-03-18: A proposal to allow cyclists to run red lights. I...

2016-03-15: More Raspberry Pi Goodies The recent release of the Raspberry Pi 3 and now...

2016-03-15: Special Thanks Taking time out from the usual run of links and...

2016-03-13: Great to see Ethan back out playing golf today. t.co/2ztnPhzD4…...

2016-03-11: Little Daily Actions These are the actions that could change your world. Forget...

2016-03-11: Tracking A fantastic write up of your average day being tracked....

2016-03-11: Fixie Friday - NEUKLN V1 Frameset Gotta love the raw polished finish on this bike from...

2016-03-10: I love the possibilities that “rails new” brings. So many...

2016-03-10: The Concentration of Power in Journalism A great post about how the concentration of power in...

2016-03-10: Reviewed: On Writing Well I finally finished William Zinsser's On Writing Well last night....

2016-03-09: Ulysses for iPhone Ulysses is now out for the iPhone. Having used it...

2016-03-09: Axe Review Minus Zombies An axe review with no mention of its use for...

2016-03-09: The Freewrite I like the idea of the Freewrite, but I would...

2016-03-09: Are ISVs like this so paranoid about their product that...

2016-03-09: To watch a demo of a reporting server tool being...

2016-03-09: ISVs that invoke insane levels of protection on the demoing...

2016-03-08: Falling Out With Twitter It's happening again. I'm falling out of favour with Twitter....

2016-03-08: Game of Thrones Season 6 Trailer Oh yeah, it's going to be good.

2016-03-04: Fixie Friday - Bianchi Pista via AllFixedGear

2016-03-04: The Ongoing Art of Handwriting It will never die. I write now more than I...

2016-03-03: Another benefit to moving to Ontario if it is enacted....

2016-03-03: Just discovered the Mac gamma setting on my Dell monitor....

2016-03-02: The New Knog Oi Bike Bell A bike bell that doesn't look like a bike bell....

2016-03-02: Thanks to @dnsimple and @cloud66 for making SSL upgrades simple...

2016-03-01: Apple Wins Major Court Victory Apple received a boost in its fight against the FBI...

2016-03-01: Free Books Yes, you heard me right. Nicholas Bate has added a...

2016-02-29: The missing step is often the most valued step. Thanks Michael!

2016-02-29: Where is Everybody? Last week my wife Jennifer was looking for something to...

2016-02-26: On Writing Well - Technical Writing While reading On Writing Well last night, I was glad...

2016-02-26: Fixie Friday - Cannondale Track Polished Chrome galore! via saadl

2016-02-25: The Morning Routine The morning routine is going well since officially embarking on...

2016-02-25: Book Recommendation of the Month Patrick Rhone's book Enough. Buy it, read it love it...

2016-02-25: Benjamin Franklin and Scheduling A schedule, just like a financial budget, is there for...

2016-02-25: Totally agree on this. A superb product. t.co/3eeGnVzt7…

2016-02-25: I’ve been using Sublime Text 3 all week as my...

2016-02-24: Did I miss the memo? Where’s the Mandrill addon for...

2016-02-24: Jennifer’s idea of some light reading when she’s on her...

2016-02-23: Signing Off No, not me. It's an idea proposed by Kurt Harden....

2016-02-23: Less Noise I’m a user and fan of the private social networking...

2016-02-22: The Essential Eight Returns A couple of years ago I took the decision to...

2016-02-21: The Jeb Gamble Jeb Bush has ended his 2016 presidential campaign. Bush, the...

2016-02-19: Be nice if @duckduckgo’s instant answers were wrapped in a...

2016-02-19: Fixie Friday - Aventon Mataro via Primicicli

2016-02-19: Love the new iTerm2 beta - t.co/aedC2p2O1…

2016-02-18: A manifesto for small teams doing important work by Seth...

2016-02-18: I would love to see this happen. t.co/g0dXKUd4U…

2016-02-17: Mastery I've been reading George Leonard's book, Mastery after seeing it...

2016-02-17: 1Password for Families AgileBits have announced their new plan for families. It’s never...

2016-02-17: Revision Notes ... ... for the career you love. Thanks NB!

2016-02-17: Still not light enough to hit the course at night...

2016-02-16: This needs to stop. Forcing smaller internet based businesses to...

2016-02-16: Home Values Kurt Harden loves the family life at home and makes...

2016-02-16: MBP res dropped to the retina setting. “Looks like 1280...

2016-02-16: Social Media: The Best Of, The Worst Of As I'm writing this in my editor in Ghost, the...

2016-02-16: Shawn Blancs iPhone Apps and Workflows I love reading posts like this. Discovering how different people...

2016-02-16: Ghost are Moving Ghost's plan to relocate their business to Singapore is a...

2016-02-16: 4/ People here are mostly decent, but I do wish...

2016-02-16: 3/ It’s times like that I wonder myself why the...

2016-02-16: 2/ The Twitter mob rule seems to be one wrong...

2016-02-16: 1/ So Stephen fry becomes the latest casualty of the...

2016-02-15: The Vastness of Space It's stuff like this that just boggles my mind. Compared...

2016-02-15: Nice! t.co/UeN9TKcTD…

2016-02-15: Just watched Ethan complete a 60 and 0 game on...

2016-02-14: Had a great time today with Jen and the boys...

2016-02-13: Just opened Tweetdeck in the browser for the first time...

2016-02-13: Love it. Great suggestions here. t.co/5BpohrSoL…

2016-02-12: DNSimple Blog: A new dashboard - t.co/GKGw1uR5N… // Always great...

2016-02-12: Take my money Twitter! t.co/XWLBwe07H…

2016-02-12: Nicholas Bate: No T-shirt Needed - t.co/TERwFFz9p… Adds a whole...

2016-02-12: Fixie Friday - Cipolinni Cannondale Track The classic red and yellow colours of team Saeco brings...

2016-02-11: The golf talent coming through the junior ranks in the...

2016-02-11: Blogged: Do I Need LinkedIn as a Freelancer? - t.co/GFOxshIfx…...

2016-02-11: The 22 Steps to Becoming Unstoppable by Nicholas Bate -...

2016-02-11: Do I Need LinkedIn as a Freelancer? LinkedIn. The social network for the workplace. I have something...

2016-02-11: Sure it’s easy to distinguish them in the picture but...

2016-02-11: Clicked on the button on the left for my password...

2016-02-10: The Sherp I definitely want one of these. Someday, civilization will collapse....

2016-02-10: Firewatch A new game on the PS4 and PC that puts...

2016-02-10: Hawking's Reith Lecture An amazing illustrated guide to Stephen Hawking's wonderful second Reith...

2016-02-09: If I had more say in the decision with the...

2016-02-08: +1 for a zombie emoji. Describes exactly how l feel...

2016-02-08: Catching up on Super Bowl highlights. Well done the @Broncos....

2016-02-07: Chicken Nuggets and Twitter The perfect analogy of the relationship between Twitter and the...

2016-02-07: If Twitter was to stop tomorrow then I’m glad I...

2016-02-07: Social media isn’t the Internet. There’s a lot of people...

2016-02-07: 6/ Reserve judgement for when you have used it. Until...

2016-02-07: 5/ Also Twitter is free so while I might not...

2016-02-07: 4/ If you’re threatening to leave Twitter over it then...

2016-02-07: 3/ The “while you were away” sections of the timeline...

2016-02-06: 2/ You can always opt out of using the new...

2016-02-06: 1/ This new “out of order” timeline doesn’t sound bad...

2016-02-06: Let’s calm down people. Why not reserve judgment about #RIPTwitter...

2016-02-05: Feedbin's Great New Feature Feedbin just won the Internet. Email newsletters direct to your...

2016-02-05: Mail is Proven This week I had something of an issue involving my...

2016-02-05: The Career Manifesto Courtesy of Michael Wade*. I know the perfect place for...

2016-02-05: 2nd session of circuit training done this week. That two...

2016-02-05: Fixie Friday - 8Bar KRZBERG V6 Love the colour! via 8bar Bikes, original source

2016-02-05: Best GoPro Use Ever We've all seen them. People showing off their GoPro footage...

2016-02-05: Best use of a GoPro ever! t.co/R8DGfYZaZ…

2016-02-04: Don’t underestimate the power of a client who is easy...

2016-02-04: Props to the @highrise support team who replied to my...

2016-02-04: Another brilliant feature released for @feedbin! t.co/3BrwvseSr…

2016-02-03: Mastery I've been reading George Leonard's book, Mastery. It was recommended...

2016-02-03: Some great advice here. t.co/ikZ3KZzfh…

2016-02-03: Facebook at Work I'll be surprised if this is as big a thing...

2016-02-03: Ten years old and still going strong! #langsterforlife t.co/Cutxqea9f…

2016-02-02: I’ve got just under 70 followers on Medium and I...

2016-02-02: It’s not all bad though. Got The Beatles playing in...

2016-02-02: Everyone else in bed. Just me, the laptop and mountain...

2016-02-02: Another notch in what has been a day from hell...

2016-02-01: 1000 tweets! Feels like 2008 all over again.

2016-01-29: As soon as it hits 5pm it’s beer, burgers and...

2016-01-29: Pushing Words Daily Pushing words out even when I don’t have a lot...

2016-01-29: Spring Semester is Here And so is productivity revision time with Nicholas Bate.

2016-01-29: Fixie Friday - Bellitanner NYC Cab Belt drive fixie. That's a first for here (I think!)....

2016-01-29: Is it beer o’clock yet?

2016-01-29: Blogged: Still Using Gauges - t.co/aytpQQaFS…

2016-01-29: About those keyboard shortcuts for lists @Twitter … you like?...

2016-01-28: Still Using Gauges A few weeks ago I wrote about how I was...

2016-01-28: Declined another LinkedIn request from a Dynamics NAV recruiter. When...

2016-01-28: Rails Concerns. So bloody useful.

2016-01-28: Nice! t.co/wrVk7PJ5g…

2016-01-27: Impeccable Taste Last week was the funeral service for my uncle who...

2016-01-27: The Off Switch Remember the off switch? Thankfully, I have another option available...

2016-01-27: Busy or Thinking? Paul Jarvis writes about the uncomfortable silence that is doing...

2016-01-26: Hey @twitter, if you’re not going to put lists on...

2016-01-26: Tiered Twitter It seems Twitter is turning off ads for it's highest...

2016-01-26: Agree. Free features for popular users promotes tiers. Why not...

2016-01-26: Ethan: “Oh man. I only got one kill with Boba...

2016-01-26: I still think the shortcut-key to send an email in...

2016-01-26: More bad UI decisions from LinkedIn. t.co/EjNov293S…

2016-01-26: There has to be a better alternative to LinkedIn. t.co/NvwfxsRrF…...

2016-01-25: Asking me to estimate on the spot isn’t an estimate....

2016-01-25: Great to see Ethan back on the course and getting...

2016-01-24: That was a DRIVE! #NEvsDEN

2016-01-23: How Belle Beth Cooper Uses Todoist Belle Beth Cooper's in-depth write up about how she manages...

2016-01-23: The Reading List Thought I would publish my reading list to the world....

2016-01-22: Mighty mouse usually disconnects when I accidentally bump it from...

2016-01-22: Essential advice for freelancers. t.co/wmWdek5GS…

2016-01-22: Remember the days of wired keyboards and mice and they...

2016-01-22: Fixie Friday - Greyhound P & B Love the matt finish on this bike. via FGGT

2016-01-21: Anywhere But Medium Dave Winer on the drawbacks to hosting your writing in...

2016-01-21: Essential Kitchen Gear ... over at Tools & Toys.

2016-01-21: Review - The Amazon Fire 7 Tablet It's been 4 days since our Amazon Fire 7 tablet...

2016-01-18: Ethan still off school with tonsillitis and a pulled muscle...

2016-01-18: A refresh didn’t help either. t.co/vbaKCmaCQ…

2016-01-18: Looks like @twitter is sensing the force is strong with...

2016-01-18: Sure to be another great game between the two. t.co/3JATTwHWn…...

2016-01-17: Fairly new to the whole Android thing, so any recommendations...

2016-01-17: Just watched #coingate from the #GBvsAZ game. Aside from it...

2016-01-17: Got an Amazon Fire 7 ordered. For the money you...

2016-01-16: Predictions for the NFL divisional games this weekend. Wins for...

2016-01-16: Duly noted. t.co/Rp19bxdqb…

2016-01-15: Recommended Reading This week I subscribed to the writing blog of Wally...

2016-01-15: Fixie Friday - Bishop Bikes Track Love the detailing on this bike. Absolutely amazing work. via...

2016-01-14: How to Find a Great Task Manager Finding a great task manager can be a daunting affair....

2016-01-14: Dear @twitter, please put lists within easy reach in the...

2016-01-14: 5 Words 1 Rule It's as simple as that.

2016-01-14: A Canvas Made of Pixels Clay Bavor's large scale digital canvas is a fantastic use...

2016-01-13: Time to bin LinkedIn? Possibly. t.co/dLKvOY8V9…

2016-01-13: Yet again I’m toying with the idea of deleting my...

2016-01-13: The Linter package in Atom pads out the gutter. Remove...

2016-01-13: Just discovered you can start a new email from @alfredapp....

2016-01-12: Has Web Development Gone To Shit? There was me thinking I was absolutely bonkers for not...

2016-01-12: Four Essentials for a Winning Proposal Curtis McHale continues his look into winning proposals with a...

2016-01-12: Reconsidering Moleskine Ana Reinert of The Well-Appointed Desk does an extensive comparison...

2016-01-11: Considering Writing a Book? Consider these gems from Nicholas Bate.

2016-01-11: The Family Business Kurt's family business is ticking over nicely as the winter...

2016-01-11: 2 for 4 on the wildcard weekend predictions, not bad....

2016-01-10: Proud of my Packers mini-fans! It took Ethan about an...

2016-01-09: Predictions for the NFL wildcard weekend. Wins for the Chiefs,...

2016-01-08: World Sketchnote Day World Sketchnote Day is coming! If you're new to sketchnotes...

2016-01-08: Fixie Friday - Rossin USSR Team Pursuit Let's start 2016 with a little old school. via Cycle...

2016-01-08: The Playlist of All Playlists Meticulously compiled by Kurt. Enjoy!

2016-01-08: I’ve been re-discovering a few blogs I used to follow...

2016-01-06: Simplifying Last week I was toying with the idea of switching...

2016-01-06: Understanding Others Understanding other people is a tall order because everybody is...

2016-01-06: Daily Moleskine Art Brought to you by Tom Joyce. I love these. Reminds...

2016-01-05: Old ... ... but certainly not busted. Marco Arment takes a look...

2016-01-05: Caesura Letters 2.0 Caesura Letters, my daily dose of deep reading, is now...

2016-01-04: There’s a lotta love out the for Tom Coughlin. Shame...

2016-01-04: Jen and Drew are napping, Ethan is playing Star Wars...

2016-01-04: I’ll happily pay for an OSX app that opens my...

2016-01-04: Cramped Commonplacing Today's commonplace entry courtesy of Nicholas Bate's learning tips. My...

2016-01-03: Most Amazing Lego Millennium Falcon Ever! A Star Wars fan has spent a year building the...

2016-01-03: Remember Blogrolls? You know what I miss? I miss blog rolls, where...

2016-01-03: The Blogroll Remember blogrolls? So do I. They were a great way...

2016-01-03: I miss these as well. Might be time to add...

2016-01-03: The Website Obesity Crisis t.co/7GkIvBiH9… via @instapaper

2016-01-03: The Website Obesity Crisis Maciej Cegłowski, the creator of Pinboard, highlights the growing obesity...

2016-01-02: One for the Devs Love these Atom themes that only use two hues for...

2016-01-02: Start With a Page Write a page a day and in 12 months you'll...

2016-01-01: More and Less Love Kurt's more and less theme for 2016.

2016-01-01: Happy New Year! That's it. The end of another year and the start...

2015-12-30: The one feature I wanted to see in Twitter’s Mac...

2015-12-28: Getting some practice in at @glasgowgolf. t.co/IOeGAq67z…

2015-12-26: Jen’s mixing her drinks again. Lemsip in one cup and...

2015-12-25: Best Christmas present this morning was the kids not waking...

2015-12-25: Wishing you all a Merry Christmas to you and your...

2015-12-24: “Spoiler warning: This piece contains major spoilers for The Force...

2015-12-24: Time for New Lights? Maybe. My Knog lights are still going strong and they're...

2015-12-24: Star Wars Brawl Print Love this. via Kottke.org

2015-12-24: Need Wallpaper That Rocks? Louie Mantia has great wallpaper designs. I've started using some...

2015-12-23: Two years since the ice storm in Toronto. Reminded of...

2015-12-23: It’s been a joy to use Ghost for blogging over...

2015-12-23: The joys of having your kid playing #StarWarsBattlefront while you...

2015-12-23: The Ice Storm of 2013 I was just reminded this morning that it was two...

2015-12-22: Turning down client work again due to my availability. Can...

2015-12-22: My Now Page My now page is live. Is yours? Thanks to Derek...

2015-12-22: What I'm Doing Now Photo by myself after an ice storm hit Toronto in...

2015-12-21: A Christmas Tradition Tonight marks the start of one of my Christmas traditions....

2015-12-21: Another Insight from Arizona I've added this one to my DailyMuse collection. There is...

2015-12-21: The only thing I was annoyed at was the audience....

2015-12-21: I did read a few tweets about disappointing characters but...

2015-12-21: I finally got to see The Force Awakens last night....

2015-12-20: Thanks JJ. Great movie!

2015-12-19: Thanks for the early Christmas present @freeagent! t.co/tBlPYL8Mo…

2015-12-18: Getting some practice in at the range. t.co/1fTKR0C89…

2015-12-18: Bacon saved. Git stashed with -a rather than -u. Thankfully...

2015-12-18: Fixie Friday - Icelandic Green Cannondale Track This is it. The last one of the year folks...

2015-12-18: DuckDuckGo: Still Growing Great to see that DuckDuckGo is still growing. Through Dec....

2015-12-16: Blogged at the bothy: A Place for Custom Controller Actions...

2015-12-16: All I can say is thank goodness for other apps...

2015-12-16: Seen the new Moments feature on the Twitter’s website and...

2015-12-15: More Jagged Thoughts The jagged list continues. Few really want fame once they...

2015-12-13: Taking advantage of a break in the wet weather and...

2015-12-11: #WelcomeToCanada. Best hashtag ever. Honestly.

2015-12-11: Kill, Commit or Transform Your Writing I'll be honest. I'm probably not the ideal person to...

2015-12-11: Want to be an Expert? Follow the seven steps from Nicholas Bate. There's no shortcuts...

2015-12-11: In Great Company Honoured to be once again included in Kurt Harden's 25...

2015-12-09: Goodbye Carousel and Mailbox Dropbox has decided to call it a day on their...

2015-12-09: It's Journal Day My plan for celebrating the day (which, truthfully, I started...

2015-12-08: Crazy iPhone battery case theory - it’s actually there to...

2015-12-08: Obviously as someone who hasn’t used Mailbox I might be...

2015-12-08: I know Mail app might not have all the bells...

2015-12-08: Am I missing something? Dropbox closes down Mailbox. Tweets from...

2015-12-07: Blogged: Still Using Feedbin - t.co/r85LTipfu…

2015-12-07: Flying Over Pluto “These close-up images, showing the diversity of terrain on Pluto,...

2015-12-07: The Staying Power of the B-52 Makes you wonder why on Earth the US military has...

2015-12-07: Still Using Feedbin A while a go I wrote about my move to...

2015-12-07: The Mixtape radio station on Apple Music. The BBC Radio...

2015-12-07: Unrelated tweets that make sense t.co/XoUGj7zvH…

2015-12-04: Can I get some recommendations for an iPad Mini 4...

2015-12-04: That Throw, That Catch, Just One More Time This is why I love American football.

2015-12-04: Fixie Friday - 1993 Cannondale Track via PEDAL Consumption

2015-12-04: Want More Time? Yes please! Another great new series from NB.

2015-12-04: Public Square of Me A nice reminder that there are more pressing matters in...

2015-12-04: Too many menubar apps? t.co/4FPNq8Swn…

2015-12-04: CleanMyMac’s non-responsive feature is now non-responsive. I would grab a...

2015-12-03: An app or process is sucking the life out my...

2015-12-02: In the last month I’ve got a client using pull...

2015-12-01: Evolution of the Bicycle Evolution of the Bicycle from Visual Artwork on Vimeo. A...

2015-12-01: Miniature Space Tilt shifting is the effect used in photography to simulate...

2015-12-01: Another bookmarklet for the list Brett's latest bookmarklet is great for programmer. Turns code blocks...

2015-12-01: Culling the Email Subscriptions I've been a fan of email subscriptions for a long...

2015-12-01: A shocking state of affairs. There are no biscuits in...

2015-11-27: Blogged: Nothing Scheduled, Nothing Gained - t.co/e6bky1gV7…

2015-11-27: Fixie Friday - Nagasawa Nakano Not the first time I've linked to this bike for...

2015-11-27: Nothing Scheduled, Nothing Gained This blog has been gradually winding down in activity for...

2015-11-27: Finally. t.co/gX4akyki5…

2015-11-27: I would probably have a better chance of conjuring a...

2015-11-26: Gradually fine tuning the swing with @paisleypro. t.co/KJlaBbWAc…

2015-11-26: I had no idea that Tweetbot on OS X allowed...

2015-11-26: Still haven’t bought a Raspberry Pi but I’m finding it...

2015-11-25: Over at the bothy ... ... I'm breaking down the technical debt concept for product...

2015-11-25: Captain America: Civil War - Trailer The Cap movies are my favourites in the MCU and...

2015-11-25: Good selection of NFL games coming to the UK next...

2015-11-25: I need a new analogy for software as a service...

2015-11-24: The kind I can scribble in the margins. Can’t scribble...

2015-11-24: I need to order myself a stack of books. Not...

2015-11-24: Me and Jen have talked about emigrating to Canada, but...

2015-11-24: House prices in Oakville are just crazy - t.co/f0Jnhoprb…

2015-11-20: Fixie Friday - P&B Greyhound Lovely build! via FGGT, photo by Arregui Velázquez

2015-11-20: Recommendations for a OS X SQL Server client? Anything that...

2015-11-19: Pew pew! t.co/AlYj8pU86…

2015-11-19: Like Buses Kickstarter campaigns are like buses. Nothing for ages then two...

2015-11-19: More Jagged Thoughts Honestly, I think Nicholas is stalking me or something. He...

2015-11-19: Christmas Holiday Tradition? Black Friday does not mean shopping; it means we watch...

2015-11-19: For the #sqlserver folks. Is there any advantages to using...

2015-11-19: Developers can handle the multiple environments well enough with the...

2015-11-19: The plan is to reserve the staging environment for pushes...

2015-11-19: The previous staging environment was used to test different branches,...

2015-11-19: Half the battle of this has been helping the client...

2015-11-19: Almost there with getting a client setup on @heroku’s pipeline...

2015-11-18: Spent an hour using @careteditor tonight. Nice features that make...

2015-11-18: Another Markdown editor - t.co/a2frislDF… At least it has something...

2015-11-18: I’ve downloaded and installed Firefox Developer Edition out of curiosity....

2015-11-18: Is there any advantage to using Firefox Developer Edition over...

2015-11-17: The peeps at Github must have seen my tweet. t.co/aN6c7Kj9j…...

2015-11-17: Pew Pew! Ethan thought this was out last week, but he must...

2015-11-17: Kickstarted: The Baron Fig Squire Pen I haven't backed anything on Kickstarter yet. I missed the...

2015-11-17: Your Ideal Week Suddenly, everything was dark, and I realized that I was...

2015-11-17: I could do with a suite of tests right about...

2015-11-17: Looks like I’m not worthy to be testing @github’s new...

2015-11-16: Another friendly customer experience from the staff at the Braehead...

2015-11-14: No Words During times like this I tend to reserve commenting on...

2015-11-14: Perfectly sums up the last 12 hours in Paris -...

2015-11-13: Planned Basic Income For All in Finland In its final version, the basic income would replace other...

2015-11-13: Fixie Friday - RAW Santafixie Team via FGGT

2015-11-13: Catching up with some podcasts on @OvercastFM this morning. Great...

2015-11-12: Ethan got some good pointers from @PaisleyPro tonight. t.co/oBzIVxbJJ…

2015-11-12: I still wonder if the ultimate goal of Apple is...

2015-11-12: I’m using an MBP just now but I reckon I...

2015-11-12: Read a few articles about people being able to switch...

2015-11-12: I do wish @slack’s formatting just used @gruber’s Markdown as...

2015-11-11: So I gave the first few episodes of Sons of...

2015-11-11: Feedbin just keeps getting better! t.co/E67Q6En5W…

2015-11-11: Finally deleted my @appdotnet account. It’s like a ghost town...

2015-11-11: Some Goodies from NB A little present from Nicholas Bate in the post last...

2015-11-11: Honest Work I wanted to make a product and sell it directly...

2015-11-11: Finding Dory Finding Nemo was one of Ethan's favourites, perhaps this one...

2015-11-11: Spoiled for Choice There are too many easy choices. I've noticed that retail...

2015-11-11: Twitter is far from perfect but the it’s gradually getting...

2015-11-11: I had great intentions of going back to using @appdotnet...

2015-11-11: Pretty hard to get psyched about something if the founder...

2015-11-09: Resilience ... the full story by NB.

2015-11-09: My new favourite snack! t.co/WYXOav8dw…

2015-11-08: Serious hat hair on the course today. t.co/G3ma0UWIC…

2015-11-06: Fixie Friday - Cinelli Mash Again, love the wide bars on the bike. Definitely a...

2015-11-04: The Ideal Life Another great post by Curtis McHale. This time on what...

2015-11-04: Hearts or Stars? The latest update to Twitter has seen the replacement of...

2015-11-04: If hearts aren’t your thing I’m pretty sure @appdotnet still...

2015-11-04: Twitter’s new strategy: Make enough changes on Twitter to keep...

2015-11-03: Starbucks red cups are out and I’ve only seen one...

2015-11-02: The Beautiful Bullet Journal of Kara Benz. I'm still intrigued by the Bullet Journal...

2015-11-02: Got a Plan? Nicholas Bate does and so should you.

2015-11-01: Disappointed to hear that @GlenAbbeyGC may be redeveloped into housing...

2015-10-30: The Dreaded About Me Page Two words that fill me with dread. About me. I...

2015-10-30: Fixie Friday - Aero Commuter via Cycle EXIF

2015-10-30: The Mobile Writer Tools & Toys has another fantastic guide. This time it's...

2015-10-30: A Morning Routine ... with a difference. No to do lists here.

2015-10-30: Hobbiton or Oxford? Amazing that Tolkien's work is still being found.

2015-10-30: The Path to Resilience Continues ... with Nicholas Bate.

2015-10-28: Reasons To Write Four reasons in fact. Here's an excerpt from the first...

2015-10-28: Write Like You Talk I try to write in this style for longer posts....

2015-10-28: Show Up Kurt Harden has some simple but effective advice for your...

2015-10-27: Just ran 4km in 30 minutes. Is that good? It’s...

2015-10-23: groan Wasn’t the 400 lines of JavaScript I wrote for...

2015-10-23: I really like the image preview added to @feedbin -...

2015-10-23: Fixie Friday - AllFixedGear Specialized Langster Nice to see the AllFixedGear crowd have a Langster in...

2015-10-23: Saying Thank You Steven Pressfield offers a top tip for making a lasting...

2015-10-23: Feedbin Gets Image Previews My favourite RSS reader has a great new feature, image...

2015-10-22: One of my favourite photos from Aviemore. It was really...

2015-10-21: The Now Page Movement People often ask me what I’m doing now. Each time...

2015-10-20: Blog migration to Ghost has went rather well. Pleased with...

2015-10-20: I bought tickets for #StarWars last night. Between the game...

2015-10-20: Final Star Wars VII Trailer Tickets booked. Can't wait!

2015-10-20: Better Strategic Plans ... with Nicholas Bate. Yip, definitely time to do things...

2015-10-20: Lists As a kid, I remember my father at the dining...

2015-10-19: Thanks! I'll get in touch as soon as I can.

2015-10-19: Contact Me Interested in working with me? Fill in your details below...

2015-10-19: About Me I'm a freelance Web Developer from the UK. I build...

2015-10-19: The Playlist Inspired by this post by Leo Babauta, I've started to...

2015-10-19: Playgrounds A nice reminder that while places like Medium allow you...

2015-10-19: New Digs For about two years now I’ve been a user of...

2015-10-17: This is what two days of fresh highland air does...

2015-10-17: A brilliant couple of days at Aviemore with Jen and...

2015-10-16: Admiring the view. @ Top Of The Cairngorms t.co/hdc0kqPdR…

2015-10-16: Taking the railway to the top! @ Cairngorm Mountain Funicular...

2015-10-08: Medium’s recent changes to allow you to use your own...

2015-10-06: Plant Trees, Be Productive Forest is an app that tries to help you concentrate...

2015-10-06: Field Notes Planner Field Notes have joined the ranks of paper planners with...

2015-10-06: Still re-discovering people that I was following on Twitter before...

2015-10-05: Brief assessment from using Tweetbot 4 for the last few...

2015-10-04: Sustainable Services At a buck or few per app, how could it...

2015-10-04: First Sketchnote Always great to see what people have done for their...

2015-10-04: Find Yourself Patrick Rhone is back from his personal retreat. Like Thoreau’s...

2015-10-04: Clyde Timelapse A superb autumn night captured by Ian Dick. via iand.net...

2015-10-02: So you still can’t rename spaces in El Capitan then?...

2015-10-01: The Paper Revolution Is paper making a comeback or did it simply refuse...

2015-10-01: Fixie Friday - Cinelli Laser via FGGT

2015-10-01: I reached a significant milestone with my morning pages routine...

2015-10-01: Curious to know if any OS X users have ditched...

2015-10-01: Pinned tabs in Safari. Finally!

2015-09-30: Well Played I started the El Capitan upgrade process last night by...

2015-09-30: New Bike Frame Material? Can't wait to see if it can be used as...

2015-09-30: Morning Pages Milestone Yesterday I reached something of a milestone. I filled the...

2015-09-30: Amazing Sketchnotes by Tanmay Vora. Amazing stuff!

2015-09-30: Be nice if a few of my clients could use...

2015-09-30: That makes no sense. t.co/7CFGS1owx…

2015-09-29: The X-Files Is Looking Good Me and Jen watched this religiously years ago. It's great...

2015-09-28: Always great to see a website I worked on go...

2015-09-27: New Website for Caesura Letters New website but always the same great content.

2015-09-27: How the Night Sky Should Look It would be amazing if the night sky looked like...

2015-09-27: Always Good Always good to see a website I worked on go...

2015-09-27: Wonder why the Calendar app doesn’t have the day/date on...

2015-09-27: Investigating an error on DailyMuse today. Full service should resume...

2015-09-25: Pizzas and beers tonight. It’s been a long week. I...

2015-09-23: The Right Effort I participate when directly engaged. I try to make sure...

2015-09-23: Saying No A quick story about Steven Pressfield and the power of...

2015-09-23: Client Work is Enough In the last few months I've made an interesting discovery....

2015-09-22: Time for a new Langster? Next year it will be 10 years since I purchased...

2015-09-22: Three Is Enough One index card, three words. That's all it takes.

2015-09-22: Hunter-Gatherer ... The complete list. One of NB's best in my...

2015-09-21: Winning Isn't Everything In a shock turnaround, Marco Arment has pulled his ad...

2015-09-21: Stuff Simplification A good three step guide to de-cluttering from NB.

2015-09-21: It Arrived! My Hobonichi Techo planner arrived yesterday. Still can't get over...

2015-09-18: My Opinion on Medium is Changing - t.co/qKLp5pK4e…

2015-09-17: Why Do I Like To Write? Jason Fried answers this on Twitter. Why do I like...

2015-09-17: The Playlist I loved Patrick's idea for his commonplace book, Core. I've...

2015-09-17: My Opinion on Medium is Changing Ever since Medium opened its doors to the world it...

2015-09-17: Fractured Days A writer has to focus. She can’t just flip a...

2015-09-17: Fixie Friday - De Rosa Aerodinamica Pista Cycle EXIF delivers with another classy steel fixie. via Cycle...

2015-09-16: Posting Rhythm The new posting rhythm continues. A snippet and a couple...

2015-09-16: A New Todoist New brand. New website. New apps. Todoist has been my...

2015-09-16: A New Age of Internet Arment has expressed his hope that blocking bad ads will...

2015-09-15: How to Read a Book There's reading and there's reading. Find out the difference. via...

2015-09-14: Ignore the Trivial Many More wise words from NB. There is another way: work...

2015-09-14: Hobonichi Techo Planner Ordered I missed out on getting one of these last year...

2015-09-14: Thanks everyone for the keyboard recommendations from yesterday and thanks...

2015-09-13: Sunday is for Baseball To me the sports are not comparable; they are simply...

2015-09-13: Hunter-Gatherer for the Digital Age ... by our bushcraft guide Nicholas Bate.

2015-09-13: Breaking Tradition Myself an Jennifer made a decision over the weekend that...

2015-09-13: Can I have your OS X wireless keyboard recommendations please?...

2015-09-11: Playing the DNS propagation waiting game.

2015-09-11: Thanks to everyone who emailed and DM’d to keep my...

2015-09-11: Received a word document that a school wants to use...

2015-09-10: I should really use AirDrop more often. Such an understated...

2015-09-10: Using Ruby on Rails with SQL Server. I didn’t think...

2015-09-10: I like the new AppleTV. Don’t think much of the...

2015-09-09: iA Writer 3 I love how iA have opened up with their iA...

2015-09-09: Drowning in Digital I regularly go through the feeling of drowning in digital....

2015-09-06: The Digital Struggle I've been struggling to find the motivation to write here....

2015-09-06: Fixing Twitter Dustin Curtis weighs in with some areas where Twitter needs...

2015-09-06: Books: Dead-tree or Digital? Just a question for you all. What's your criteria for...

2015-09-03: Thanks Nicholas I love getting stuff in the mail from Nicholas Bate....

2015-09-03: Skulls and Monsters and Demons! Oh My! Some truly amazing work by Tom Joyce.

2015-09-03: Happy Blogiversary to Cultural Offering 8 years and still going strong. Well done Kurt!

2015-09-03: On lighter news here’s a free business idea. A newsletter...

2015-09-03: I know I RTed the Independent image this morning, but...

2015-09-02: Started using Heroku’s new pipelines feature. No complaints so far...

2015-09-02: I just clicked the language details bar on a repo...

2015-09-02: Just wondering. With all the focus on iOS 9 being...

2015-09-01: The Richness of Slow There I was doing my morning pages on the subject...

2015-09-01: Project Success from our man in Arizona, Michael Wade. Read on for...

2015-09-01: Playing The Long Game Patrick Rhone is playing the long game on goals. Maybe...

2015-08-31: Well done to all the winners on @ElderslieGolf finals day...

2015-08-30: Obviously private accounts could be skipped but the rest of...

2015-08-30: It would be nice in Twitter if you could see...

2015-08-30: Good luck to Heather, Josh and Jack representing the @ElderslieGolf...

2015-08-29: Watching The Lego Movie and building Lego stuff. Everything is...

2015-08-27: Morning Pages Should Be Like Skimming Stones The morning pages habit trundles on with my Moleskine Volant...

2015-08-27: Maintaining The Work Life Balance Curtis McHale dispenses seven tactics that help getting the balance...

2015-08-27: Can Old World Be More Modern? New technology doesn't always qualify as modern.

2015-08-27: Amazing. Finishing stance on that last hit is perfect. t.co/At8VTCNjC…...

2015-08-27: Most of the time tech news is much more pleasant...

2015-08-27: Tech news of the day. Twitter app is going lighter...

2015-08-26: Searching for a Worthy Successor to Backpack Do you remember Backpack? If you don't, it was a...

2015-08-26: Russian Family Cut Off For 40 Years The amazing story of a family living deep in Siberia...

2015-08-26: Living the Life A little reminder that the Internet is simply a facade...

2015-08-26: t.co/n3lEndPer… is probably the closest I’ve used to a suitable...

2015-08-25: Mike Rohde's Sketchnoting Podcast Re-Released I can't wait to get through these. The great thing...

2015-08-25: How to Ship Great Software Pearls of wisdom from JavaScript laureate, Thomas Fuchs. Don't follow...

2015-08-23: Programming Language Commitment I'm not adverse to trying out different programming languages, but...

2015-08-23: Everyone Needs a Personal Website I couldn't agree with Matthew on this topic more. Having...

2015-08-23: Black Notebooks No More Moleskine. Black. Two words that many people might associate with...

2015-08-23: Back to School 2 NB is back with essential skills for the new semester....

2015-08-20: Time or Attention? Loved this. So many times I'll say I don't have...

2015-08-20: The Change Your Thinking Reading List Brought to you by Nicholas Bate.

2015-08-20: Nuclear Explosions: A Visualisation An extremely interesting and yet haunting visualisation of all the...

2015-08-20: Need Fresh Ideas? Nicholas Bate advises you write. A lot.

2015-08-20: Email Done Right ... with our man from Arizona, Michael Wade.

2015-08-20: I was hoping that Dropbox’s storing links feature would also...

2015-08-14: Dammit. Bought Reeder 2 on the MAS then found out...

2015-08-13: Challenge and Eliminate Don’t be afraid to challenge prospective clients with goals. Make...

2015-08-13: And Talking of Japanese Words ... here's The Art of Manliness with their take on...

2015-08-12: You Don't Need Nicholas Bate with more thought provoking lists of wisdom.

2015-08-12: Nights are Fair Drawing In Darker nights mean no more sun blessed evening rides, well...

2015-08-12: Japanese Words Ever since I heard about the word kaizen used in...

2015-08-12: Back to School Ethan's back at school today. Having to adjust to the...

2015-08-10: Patrick's Path Patrick's journey on the Buddhist Noble Eightfold Path continues with...

2015-08-10: Is Ruby on Rails Still Relevant? It’s a question that I’m seeing on an increasing basis...

2015-08-10: Infrequent Posting Is Good While I would love to commit to a steady stream...

2015-08-10: Focus Backgrounds Distraction free wallpaper by Joe Darnell.

2015-08-07: The Apple Music family plan is worth it for the...

2015-08-06: Speed Matters An argument that working faster is better. Slowness seems to...

2015-08-06: Break Out Read, write, ask, plan, move, start and hold fast. It's...

2015-08-06: An Empty Cartridge I’ve just checked the order on a batch of Pentel...

2015-08-06: Atom’s startup time is certainly a nuisance but if that’s...

2015-08-06: Thanks to @mattgemmell’s recommendation of t.co/y3NTQESEl… I no longer like...

2015-08-05: Work Continues Work begins on a couple of software products. I'm not...

2015-08-05: Star Wars Battlefront - Fighter Squadron Gameplay Star Wars Battlefront just keeps getting more and more awesome....

2015-08-05: Measure the Right Things This brings back nightmares of timesheets being used to measure...

2015-08-05: Free Can Be Good If you know me and you read my blog on...

2015-08-04: War of the Words All I can say is thank goodness for books.

2015-08-04: The Daily PKM Routine The seek, sense and share workflow of personal knowledge management....

2015-08-04: Putting It Off I’ve been holding onto a few ideas for software products....

2015-08-04: We went through two cabled headsets before I suggested spending...

2015-08-04: Ethan is chuffed with his new wireless headset for gaming...

2015-08-04: Most informative post I’ve seen on how to write a...

2015-08-02: The Rockin' 1000 Forget the Foo Fighters, I'd pay to see this lot...

2015-08-02: Life or Death on the Roll of the Dice This brought back a few memories. Despite their unique preferences...

2015-08-02: Less Email ... more talking. That's just one of NB's three rules...

2015-08-02: How I Use My Notebooks Jenny Mason shares a her notebook preferences and their uses....

2015-07-30: The Hobby Writer I've got something of a fascination with writing. It's not...

2015-07-30: Be Future-safe A very nice reminder of why I choose to host...

2015-07-30: Recruitment agency has sent me a role for a rail...

2015-07-29: Some Recommend Reading ... by Tools and Toys. Something for everyone in the...

2015-07-29: Growing Up Too Fast? I was watching Ethan this morning as he was playing...

2015-07-29: Another New Coding Font No sooner do I get settled with Monoid when I...

2015-07-29: Another round of golf with Ethan and another good score...

2015-07-29: Go go go go! @ Elderslie Golf Club t.co/qBOq0Io8h…

2015-07-29: Glorious day for golf. @ Elderslie Golf Club t.co/hFnpZz2HD…

2015-07-28: Half-way through my first Django project. Impressed with the features...

2015-07-28: Playing a round of golf with Ethan tomorrow. Looking forward...

2015-07-27: Stop Hurting the Web From time to time friends ask me what they should...

2015-07-27: Need a Boost? Execupundit has you covered. It can be difficult to predict...

2015-07-27: Monoid - Open Source Coding Font Got me a new coding font.

2015-07-27: Hello Atom! About a year ago I made the jump to Vim....

2015-07-27: Given the choice between using Twitter’s embed snippet or just...

2015-07-27: Still wondering though how I can gift movies to my...

2015-07-27: Not bad turnaround for a big company that handles thousands...

2015-07-27: First time I’ve had to contact Apple support for a...

2015-07-26: The Pixar Theory Jennifer read this over the weekend and suggested I read...

2015-07-26: Repeating the Basics A tweet by Brian P. Hogan sums up brilliantly what...

2015-07-26: Notebook Lost and Found Ana Reinert has a couple of suggestions to ensure your...

2015-07-26: Music Recommendation The Last of Us is a fantastic game as is...

2015-07-26: Bold New Start Don't wait for the new year for a bold new...

2015-07-23: Fixie Friday - Affinity Kissena Second Affinity bike I've added in the last few bikes,...

2015-07-23: Communities Need Trust When it comes to building communities, there's one essential ingredient...

2015-07-22: Young Ethan out with @eldersliegcpro for the @alymckgolf Texas scramble....

2015-07-21: T-Shirts ... the ultimate guide.

2015-07-21: The Kaweco Liliput Fountain Pen Just dawned on me the other day that I don't...

2015-07-21: Take the Stairs We end up with needlessly difficult lives because we have...

2015-07-21: Save The Web Amazing piece about the changes in the Internet since the...

2015-07-21: I Want This The Bradley Mountain Waxed Canvas Utility Roll is one of...

2015-07-21: Down The List Michael Wade sums up well what being productive means: This...

2015-07-21: Book Recommendations by Patrick Rhone Another one for the list. Thanks for the recommendation Patrick!...

2015-07-20: I had a good week off with the family last...

2015-07-17: Taking on the uphill putting challenge. It was a good...

2015-07-17: Lovely day we picked to go to The Open. @...

2015-07-13: The Medium Debate Continues I'm still not a fan of Medium for blogging, but...

2015-07-13: The 32-Hour Workweek I work four days a week when a client allows...

2015-07-13: Naughty Firefox I've been a long-time fan of Mozilla and Firefox but...

2015-07-13: Better Photos for Instagram I've become something of a Instagram fan over the last...

2015-07-11: Had a mini test ride on a Specialized Fatboy today....

2015-07-09: Where's the Value In Writing? For the last two weeks I've been writing my morning...

2015-07-09: Fixie Friday - KHS Aero Track via FGGT, photo by Father Tu

2015-07-09: Buffer's Transparency Dashboard Special hat tip to Buffer for their transparency dashboard. This...

2015-07-09: Better Note Taking One study found that taking notes on a computer leads...

2015-07-07: Victoire Cycles 29er MTB Having ridden the 650b wheel size for the last three...

2015-07-07: Twitter Overhaul If I unfollowed you on Twitter then don't panic. I've...

2015-07-07: Offline Tools When we talk about tools that make us productive, we...

2015-07-07: New Han Solo Film Announced A film about the early life of Han Solo has...

2015-07-07: Need a Better Workspace? Tools & Toys have you covered. Definitely getting me a...

2015-07-07: Nice to see that Go is officially supported on @heroku...

2015-07-06: Right Intention, Wrong Store It happens to me more times than I care to...

2015-07-06: Freelance Offers Offers of freelance work have been overflowing in the last...

2015-07-06: Does Your Organisation Pass the NB Audit? Be honest. I'd be surprised if most organisations managed to...

2015-07-05: Why Young People Should Play Golf This post highlights the benefits that youngsters get from playing...

2015-07-05: No Regrets I recently read Kurt Harden's list of products he hasn't...

2015-07-05: Jurassic Mondays Off to the cinema tonight with Ethan to see Jurassic...

2015-07-05: Are You Bulletproof? And do you need to be? via Nicholas Bate

2015-07-02: Writing Again I'm writing again. Trying to get into the habit of...

2015-07-02: Test Your Problem Solving Skills Interesting insights about how we can solve problems by disproving...

2015-07-02: Fixie Friday - Bob's Custom Titanium Track Who doesn't love titanium? via FGGT, photo by Father Tu...

2015-07-02: Easier Meetings ... with Nicholas Bate's In Three series.

2015-07-02: In fact I wonder if it there will be a...

2015-07-02: Starting to wonder if Beats 1 is going to grab...

2015-07-01: Vacation What are you going to do on vacation?

2015-07-01: Ethan's First Junior Open Ethan played in the Junior Open at Elderslie Golf Club...

2015-07-01: Cellphones Off Before Bed The study indicated that those spending time on their cellphones...

2015-07-01: Great day for all the juniors playing at @ElderslieGolf today....

2015-06-30: Looks like dreech Scottish weather overhead but it is definitely...

2015-06-29: Own-Mailbox I like this idea of a secure, self-hosted mailbox.

2015-06-29: Microblogging ADN doesn't have enough people. Twitter is too short. Facebook...

2015-06-29: Is Microblogging Back? Returning to Twitter hasn't cracked up to what I thought...

2015-06-29: I like this. Software engineering posts from a variety of...

2015-06-26: Nothing like the major point release of a text editor...

2015-06-25: What's in Patrick's Pockets? All the essentials and nothing more.

2015-06-25: What's in Jason's Backpack? Everything he needs. Also great to see Jason's blog featuring...

2015-06-25: On the Mend I had big plans for this week, but it was...

2015-06-25: Moleskine Timepage Just added Moleskine's new calendar app, Timepage, to my iPhone....

2015-06-25: Fixie Friday - Jacobs Track Bike via FGGT

2015-06-25: Five days in and our 2yo is still fighting this...

2015-06-22: The McDonalds Burger Bike Tote A nice idea, but I would rather go for a...

2015-06-22: The Inside-Out Seven Another classic NB list for on the wall above your...

2015-06-22: My Backyard I think a trip to the highlands needs to planned...

2015-06-22: Back to Work It's been a few weeks of ups and downs. A...

2015-06-19: Sad circumstances for the in-laws visit, but it was good...

2015-06-19: In-laws have left. Lower the DEFCON level.

2015-06-18: The Pocket Notebook - A Game Changer The Simple Dollar cover everything you need to know about...

2015-06-18: Say Hi to DigitalBothy It's early days but I'm starting a new blog with...

2015-06-18: Fixie Friday - Ryan's 2015 Leader Kagero via Pedal Consumption

2015-06-18: All 15 Pixar Movies Ranked by Vulture Adults will have their own variations on this ranked list...

2015-06-18: Programmers or developers? What’s the difference?

2015-06-16: The Buddha Stand Nice trick. via FGGT

2015-06-16: Obama's Stealth Startup Great to see the US government using leading engineers from...

2015-06-16: Golden Gate Bridge Construction I've never seen pictures of the bridge while it was...

2015-06-12: No, that climb didn’t take two minutes.

2015-06-12: Hard bit done. Now the easy bit. t.co/HRSlmQzPq…

2015-06-12: That was weird. First pic at the start of the...

2015-06-12: Start of the climb. t.co/2u4HgZxbO…

2015-06-11: The Serious 11 Serious ambitions need a serious checklist. Thanks NB!

2015-06-11: Fixie Friday - Storm Cycles via FGGT

2015-06-11: An Evening with Kurt Dog-walking, Shakespeare, baseball, Beethoven and hot dogs. All available at...

2015-06-11: Markdown editors. There must be hundreds of them.

2015-06-11: Pet Peeves: Web sites for desktop software that don’t show...

2015-06-10: The Bristol Pound Would you use it? I propose the Glasgow Pound currency....

2015-06-10: The Bleachers You think the best coaches and players sit near the...

2015-06-10: Flatpack Skyscrapers Can a building taller than the Burj Khalifa be built...

2015-06-10: Blank Pages Blank pages are great. They are empty to begin with....

2015-06-10: At the top. t.co/I84nQtuYI…

2015-06-10: Time is money - software to save the NHS millions...

2015-06-09: The Fallen of World War II A visualisation of military and civilian deaths in World War...

2015-06-09: Jupiter and Venus Converge UK-based observers will be able to see the convergence of...

2015-06-07: Three In Three Sketchnotes More sketchnoting, this time it was the turn of Nicholas...

2015-06-07: Stop Reacting Seriously, stop reacting. Stop checking Twitter, Facebook, email and anything...

2015-06-07: Michael Wade ... says no. That and other great tools for greater...

2015-06-07: Matt's Guide to Consulting Not me, but my fellow Scot Matt Gemmell. His 15...

2015-06-07: Make Your Kids Eat Everything It's certainly not impossible. You may wonder how we get...

2015-06-05: Sketchnoting Again - t.co/fGJSDEdqJ…

2015-06-05: Apparently Netflix thinks I might like to watch “Beverly Hills...

2015-06-04: 100 Uses for a Pocket Notebook Who knew there could be so many?

2015-06-04: Sketchnoting Again Ever since I took delivery of my Nock Hightower a...

2015-06-04: Is Cleveland Cursed? 147 seasons without a title win. That's a long time....

2015-06-04: Fixie Friday - Father Tu's Affinity A break from the regular profile photograph we include here....

2015-06-04: Tweetbot 2.0 for Mac. Nice.

2015-06-04: With notes annotations on Instapaper I’m starting to wonder if...

2015-06-04: Goodbye Yahoo Pipes.

2015-06-04: Practice. Practice. Practice. @ Elderslie Golf Club t.co/AsP5TJGq4…

2015-06-04: Still the greatest feature in Firefox. Opening web sites in...

2015-06-04: In-laws settled in for their stay. Now, back to work....

2015-06-04: In-laws have arrived. Raise the DEFCON level!

2015-06-04: Good to see tmux have left the growing mess that...

2015-06-03: Selling Three Three point guide to selling from NB. Can it be...

2015-06-03: My Favourite Feature in Firefox I think it's fair to say that I've finally settled...

2015-06-03: Extraordinary People, Ordinary Jobs It's unreasonable to expect extraordinary work from someone who isn't...

2015-06-02: The USA Freedom Act is Passed The Intercept summarises the recent passing of the USA Freedom...

2015-06-02: The Mailbox Effect Kurt Harden continues to deliver life changing lessons from his...

2015-06-02: Never Say Again ... with the incomparable Nicholas Bate.

2015-06-02: My Alternatives to Google Ever since going Google free, I've tried a number of...

2015-06-01: Batteriser Extends Your Battery Life This is the kind of technology innovation I like to...

2015-05-29: It’s been a long time since I’ve had the Twitter...

2015-05-29: First time searching for Twitter in the App Store. Gone...

2015-05-29: I’m available for short term Ruby on Rails work from...

2015-05-29: Finding that a lot of the code I’m writing for...

2015-05-28: Supporting Features in DailyMuse In the time it's taken me to get DailyMuse up...

2015-05-28: Fixie Friday - Bianchi Pista Concept Been a while since we featured a Pista here. via...

2015-05-28: Alternatives to Google Not only can you be Google free, but the alternatives...

2015-05-27: Ideas for Better Twittering Adam Keys has some thoughts on this. I like this...

2015-05-27: How Big is Minecraft? Wired answers the question in 8 bit. Funnily enough, the...

2015-05-27: Always Be Learning From Experiences Learning tends to come from acquiring the knowledge of topics...

2015-05-27: Dynamic Site as fast as a Static Generated One with...

2015-05-27: Nobody told me Minitest was this fun - t.co/1OSHpoIYP…

2015-05-27: Creating custom Minitest reporters - t.co/r0kRQDtUS…

2015-05-27: The Failure of Agile by @pragmaticandy - t.co/GR9TVedZP…

2015-05-27: Problems with nil and how to avoid them - t.co/4jHUCBcth…...

2015-05-27: How much testing is too much? - t.co/2qYZYxJZd…

2015-05-27: Code standards that matter - t.co/9lW5FOmDy…

2015-05-26: The Open-office Model is Killing the Workplace I've worked in a couple of open-office layouts but nothing...

2015-05-26: The Learning Benefit of a Side Project As I move towards building up my GitHub profile with...

2015-05-26: Happy Blog-iversary ... to SwissMiss. 10 years and still going strong!

2015-05-26: FIFA Officials Face Corruption Charges FIFA officials are now facing corruption charges for bribery that...

2015-05-26: Full text search in milliseconds with PostgreSQL - t.co/p6apc7gxJ… //...

2015-05-26: Rails Migration Checklist - t.co/0z5U9xAJP… // I usually forget something...

2015-05-26: React.js - A guide for Rails developers - t.co/k2y0fs37X… //...

2015-05-26: Rails 5 - Much Faster Collection Rendering - t.co/EraDtUuV3… //...

2015-05-26: 10 Killer Tmux Tips - t.co/um6bIlsrp… // I had no...

2015-05-26: Speed up ActiveRecord with a little tweaking - via @codeship...

2015-05-26: Solved by Flexbox - Cleaner, hack-free CSS t.co/xKbPDlkHy… // Great...

2015-05-25: Blogged: GitHub is not My Resume - t.co/e96qBQZAE…

2015-05-25: Is the Web Defeated? I hope not. Technically, it’s simple. The web cannot emulate...

2015-05-25: Building a Universe No Man's Sky has high expectations. With a game universe...

2015-05-25: Black Holes & Clones The BBC earth mini-site aims to explain what happens when...

2015-05-25: Be a great freelancer and get continual work by @curtismchale...

2015-05-25: 12 Gurus Got 5 Questions About How They Set Their...

2015-05-25: Make the most of freelancing: 17+ lessons from the pros...

2015-05-25: How to build a lead pipeline for your freelance business...

2015-05-25: Can’t find any projects? Have you tried these these ideas...

2015-05-25: How Transparent Does a Freelancer Need to Be? by @envatostudio...

2015-05-25: Being Ready To Move As a Contractor - t.co/GrchCLC51… //...

2015-05-24: Switching Off CCTV I'm on the fence about whether switching off CCTV cameras...

2015-05-24: GitHub is not My Resume I've been searching through various contract opportunities over the last...

2015-05-24: Are You an Early Adopter? I'm generally not, but that's okay. If we didn’t have...

2015-05-23: Big Food is Out I can't say if this trend is happening in the...

2015-05-22: I hope the @ElderslieGolf juniors are playing well in their...

2015-05-22: Wrote my first bit of Rack middleware yesterday for a...

2015-05-21: No Excuse There's no excuse for the lack of blog posts around...

2015-05-21: Lots of People ... ... are willing to pay for your product or service....

2015-05-21: I Should Be Blogging I really should. My problem at the moment is that...

2015-05-21: Fixie Friday - 2010 Nagasawa Nakano Red Rainbow Flake via FGGT

2015-05-20: The Writing Workflow of Curtis McHale We need more posts like this. Good to see that...

2015-05-20: The Moleskine Tool Belt A clever idea for any notebook, but I have to...

2015-05-20: The Humble Pocket The Art of Manliness uncovers everything about the humble pocket....

2015-05-19: This has come up in a few ads I’ve seen...

2015-05-19: I’m not looking for a cushy job, but what’s wrong...

2015-05-16: Giving Atom a spin. A number of great improvements since...

2015-05-14: The Next Level of Blogging Curtis McHale talks about taking your blogging to the next...

2015-05-14: The Emojic 8 Ball XKCD delivers again with the Emojic 8 Ball.

2015-05-14: Fixie Friday - Don Walker Cycles A little fast one today.

2015-05-13: Why You Turn Up I love this. You turn up because of the people...

2015-05-13: What's Your Daily Intentions? Patrick Rhone shares a simple way he shapes the day...

2015-05-13: Subscriptions Cleanout I cleaned out my RSS feeds over the weekend. The...

2015-05-13: Re-reading I have old favorites I return to again and again....

2015-05-13: Well worth the effort. @ Gleniffer Braes t.co/MiHQoYpMx…

2015-05-11: Time to Explore I've been working with Ruby on Rails full-time now for...

2015-05-11: The Ruins of Berlin An amazing flyover of the ruins of Berlin after Allied...

2015-05-11: The Distracting Dumbphones A brilliant post about the increasing world of digital distractions....

2015-05-11: Task Management That Works The Zapier blog has been a new addition to my...

2015-05-11: Jason Christman's Star Wars Art Always loved these posters but never got round to buying...

2015-05-11: Getting more practice in. @ Elderslie Golf Club t.co/i8xuVx6kr…

2015-05-10: Recommended books for learning Python?

2015-05-08: The joys of home delivery from @asda. Ended up with...

2015-05-07: Goodbye Minimal Mac It's the end of an era as Patrick Rhone calls...

2015-05-07: Fixie Friday - Airtight Cycles Möbius 650c Kyudo A work of art. The detailing in the frame is...

2015-05-06: Paper Star Wars These scenes from Star Wars are amazing in their detail....

2015-05-05: Rails 5: what’s new - t.co/zXM1Khjr6…

2015-05-05: A great way to look at testing - How much...

2015-05-05: It really doesn’t get much easier than this - How...

2015-05-05: Nice to see I’m not the only person trying to...

2015-05-05: I had no idea there was a fixed width class...

2015-05-03: Meanwhile at NBU ... they're teaching the things other business schools don't.

2015-05-03: Focusing on Writing Code I wrote this on Friday's post: Building and marketing products...

2015-05-03: Fat Chance Cracking bike, cracking colour, cracking name. What more reason do...

2015-05-03: Giving up 2/3 of the way through Peter V. Brett’s...

2015-04-30: Transforming Journalong Journalong has been limping along for a few months now....

2015-04-30: Fixie Friday - Ronin via FGGT photo by Father Tu

2015-04-30: Discoveries What was the last thing you discovered? I mean really...

2015-04-29: Words That Sell The amazing story of author Mark Dawson.

2015-04-29: It's Official, Todoist Rules ... ... well, according to Matthew Stibbe anyway.

2015-04-29: Embrace Your Constraints Curtis McHale knows his limits when it comes to keeping...

2015-04-29: Added a dollop of peanut butter and honey to my...

2015-04-27: Feels like January again. Bloody freezing.

2015-04-24: Highly recommend Effective Client Email by @curtismchale. A low cost...

2015-04-23: Fixie Friday - Winter Bicycles Velvet Hammer via Cycle EXIF

2015-04-23: bonsaiERP - An open source Rails ERP platform - t.co/L8QVWaOgK…...

2015-04-22: Every inch a pro! @ Elderslie Golf Club t.co/o4NwUfFyB…

2015-04-22: Just a heads up that I’ll be available for freelance/contract...

2015-04-21: 7 Secrets to Making Freelancing the Ideal Lifestyle for Parents...

2015-04-21: How We Use Trello for Product Design and Development by...

2015-04-20: Rise of the New York City Skyline This is amazing. As you ride the elevator to the...

2015-04-20: Blogged: Hello Instagram - t.co/quW2m7FHf… Just joined Instagram and I’m...

2015-04-20: I keep pressing j and k to move up and...

2015-04-20: Be a great freelancer and get continual work by @curtismchale...

2015-04-20: The Amazing Rise of Bike Ridership in New York by...

2015-04-20: Common DNS records and their uses by @dnsimple - t.co/O5265ZVYT…...

2015-04-19: The 25 Once again, I'm honoured to be included in such great...

2015-04-19: The Adapting Notebook Moleskine are adapting to the digital world around them, but...

2015-04-19: Programmers Need a Plan B Given I'm a couple of years from this milestone, it's...

2015-04-19: Nice, Not Yet Essential A quick summary from different reviews of the Apple Watch....

2015-04-19: How Long To Internalise A Habit? Caesura Letters today discusses the time it takes to form...

2015-04-19: Hello Instagram Jason Fried wrote about finding a positive experience when he...

2015-04-16: War on the roads A slightly biased article towards cyclists that points the finger...

2015-04-16: Fixie Friday - Festka One LT Dazzle via FGGT

2015-04-16: Exercise Often The message is clear. Exercise often. It's just one aspect...

2015-04-16: Journalong has fallen by the way side for some time...

2015-04-16: Feels like you’re admitting defeat when pull the plug on...

2015-04-16: Best. Trailer. Ever.

2015-04-16: In other news, I messed about with an Apple Watch...

2015-04-16: I must find a way to put in a 2...

2015-04-15: Glorious night for a bike ride t.co/73zYMmwqQ…

2015-04-15: Whiteboard Architecture by @pivotallabs - t.co/N8YGnB1tJ… It’s easier to understand...

2015-04-15: Upcoming changes in Rails 5.0 by @intercityup - t.co/69HsO46Hl… Nice...

2015-04-14: Something Special “We’ve always spoken about the principle of association since he...

2015-04-14: Digital Hygiene Seth lays out five steps to digital hygiene.

2015-04-14: “If you’re struggling to get work, maybe you have a...

2015-04-13: Make an Index for a Notebook A must step for anyone serious about embracing pen and...

2015-04-13: Growing the Game After a rocky start to the year, it seems that...

2015-04-13: Go Slow Michael Wade, our resident pathfinder, knows the way forward. Take...

2015-04-13: Back to Basics More basics with NB. You no longer need seek the...

2015-04-10: Three generations of Langs tearing it up round @ElderslieGolf t.co/j3Ntdxehm…...

2015-04-09: Vesper or Day One?

2015-04-09: The Rosko 650B This was too good not to post. via CycleEXIF

2015-04-09: Molecover Yip, pretty sure I want one of these.

2015-04-09: Fixie Friday - Stelbel Ortica via PEDAL Consumption

2015-04-09: Back to Basics ... is an undoubtably great new series from NB.

2015-04-09: Didn’t watch last night’s #scotsdebates. I probably didn’t miss much....

2015-04-09: Considered getting myself an @Instagram account. Gave up after trying...

2015-04-07: The Problem with Petition Services Before the Internet, the best way to make a group...

2015-04-07: Marco & DuckDuckGo Good to see Marco Arment switching to DuckDuckGo. I've been...

2015-04-07: Hello Tether I've been running Tether on both my Macbook Pro and...

2015-04-07: Not a bad night to hit some balls. t.co/6U5kQRETe…

2015-04-03: Made it. Now to get down. t.co/HBB1xdBhS…

2015-04-02: The Prodigal User Returns I have burned through a number of different tool choices...

2015-04-02: Let Your Kids Point & Shoot Kids have the wonder and curiosity that adults have spent...

2015-04-02: Hating on Attention A great piece on being an introvert. My thoughts are...

2015-04-02: Fixie Friday - Samson Track via FGGT

2015-03-31: I can understand people’s grievance with the limits on the...

2015-03-31: The hobby tier is a great stepping stone from the...

2015-03-31: Heroku’s decision to curb the free tier and introduce a...

2015-03-31: Might get my head blown off for this but I’m...

2015-03-30: Managing Your Time Online with Automation and Filters Left unchecked, you could easily waste away your time online....

2015-03-30: Drew Houston ... ... and his drive to keep Dropbox being a successful...

2015-03-30: Cycling in Amsterdam Lots of cities could learn a thing or two when...

2015-03-30: Being Boring With Technology Choices The nice thing about boringness (so constrained) is that the...

2015-03-30: That was one helluva season finale to the The Walking...

2015-03-30: Switch to Pocket from Instapaper hasn’t been that great. I...

2015-03-29: Good Experience I spent Sunday down at Barassie Links with Ethan and...

2015-03-27: Picked up my new wheels today t.co/BR8yhHZDk…

2015-03-27: Why I Paid for Fantastical 2 During the week I found out that Flexibits were releasing...

2015-03-27: Suggestions for Your Reading List ... ... all the way from sunny Arizona. Thanks Michael.

2015-03-27: NSA Busting Security Advice Okay, maybe not NSA busting but definitely more secure than...

2015-03-27: For the Pen & Paper Fans Tools & Toys excellent guide to analog writing tools. Tempted...

2015-03-27: Fixie Friday - 1986 Pista Beauty or beast? via FGGT

2015-03-27: Curtis McHale Knows Good Project Plans A project plan should be built in partnership with your...

2015-03-26: Ass Savers finally arrived! t.co/LPV9qjQ9f…

2015-03-26: Expecting free upgrades for the complete lifecycle of a software...

2015-03-26: Not only am I supporting the future of the app,...

2015-03-26: Didn’t even hesitate this morning to purchase Fantastical 2. For...

2015-03-26: The Today View for DailyMuse - t.co/XVi1gj2yV…

2015-03-25: The B-52, Still Flying This planning deficit is nothing unusual. It would be a...

2015-03-25: DailyMuse: The Today View Email is great. It's a reliable form of content delivery...

2015-03-23: Sounds harsh, but when you get emails every other day,...

2015-03-23: I understand the motives behind such platforms and their push...

2015-03-23: I’m getting increasingly fed up with the number of emails...

2015-03-20: Uses for DailyMuse Great to see DailyMuse making a positive change. Those are...

2015-03-20: Fresh Ideas ... ... are everywhere. You just have to look.

2015-03-20: Diary or Journal? Who cares. Just capture.

2015-03-17: Don’t get me wrong, my straps are secure and keep...

2015-03-17: Also good to have SPDs back on the fixie rather...

2015-03-17: Back to schools runs on the bike this week …...

2015-03-17: The Great Unfollow A reminder that Twitter is the ultimate destructive distraction. Since...

2015-03-17: Medium Adds Custom Domains Medium's recent announcement that they will start allowing people to...

2015-03-17: Essential Zones with Nicholas Bate.

2015-03-15: Good to see @ElderslieGcPro adding a bit of fun to...

2015-03-15: Typing on the MS keyboard would be easier. Not sure...

2015-03-15: Wondering if I really need such a device as a...

2015-03-15: The Microsoft Universal Foldable Keyboard doesn’t have the greatest product...

2015-03-15: Good day at the park for the kids t.co/pdHReiCWl…

2015-03-13: Say Hi to DailyMuse - t.co/blqpWRiqq…

2015-03-13: XKCD and Pratchett I spent my teens and many years after reading through...

2015-03-13: Say Hi to DailyMuse It's been quiet of late on my blog and for...

2015-03-13: Fixie Friday - Kalavinka Super Exhibition via FGGT

2015-03-12: Need a Highlighter for the Web? Here you go. Can't wait to see this being available....

2015-03-12: More Zombies Please Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead are the only...

2015-03-11: Developers love details. Nuff said.

2015-03-10: Pull a “Fixler” - t.co/CHKK5ICN9… Been to a few meetings...

2015-03-10: Apple Watch … meh. New MacBook … yay!

2015-03-10: I didn’t realise FriendFeed was even still going - t.co/VXX2cytzZ…...

2015-03-10: Just Another Apple Announcement Last night, round about 5pm, I closed down my work...

2015-03-10: Battle Plans ... ... carefully drawn up by Execupundit.

2015-03-07: Second failed attempt at reading Book Yourself Solid. Going to...

2015-03-05: Project managers, ducks, and dogs marking territory - t.co/xbPIQXsky… Glad...

2015-03-05: Business Survival Guide: 8 Practices of a Long Term Freelancer...

2015-03-05: The One Requirement for Charging Well by @curtismchale - t.co/tSlcysUIa…...

2015-03-05: “And so I started treating ‘rules’ and ‘laws’ of programming...

2015-03-05: Fixie Friday - Rodagira Zorlac 2 via FGGT

2015-03-03: Email Essentials ... ... you just can't ignore.

2015-03-03: Dunbar's Number A little reminder that while we're connected in more ways...

2015-02-28: A(nother) new era of WordPress - t.co/fkVW9b6Pa… The more I...

2015-02-28: Getting Superfish out of Firefox - t.co/5vRbLTdTm… Bad Lenovo! Glad...

2015-02-28: Working on your sales funnel by @casjam - t.co/0lcOBElMI… Some...

2015-02-28: Using PostgreSQL and hstore with Rails - t.co/5Xa1cm7tE…

2015-02-28: Moved To Published: Using Trello As An Editorial Calendar -...

2015-02-28: You-you are so much better than exhibitionist-you by @ginatrapani -...

2015-02-28: Not quite nailed hide and seek yet. t.co/JJJp0oevt…

2015-02-28: Keeping the Front-End Modular with BEM - t.co/E8vvZeIZ4… by @thoughtbot...

2015-02-27: I finally sat down to watch #citizenfour last night. Amazing...

2015-02-27: I'm Busy In case you didn't notice, it's been real busy here...

2015-02-27: Fixie Friday - Colnago Master An Italian delight. via FGGT

2015-02-26: I might end up paying more in delivery charges, but...

2015-02-26: Haven’t looked back since cancelling my Amazon Prime subscription. Rather...

2015-02-25: Small Tasks The trick, of course, is to choose the small tasks...

2015-02-25: Self-Destruct Tweets A very interesting idea. Lazin-Ryder is one of a number...

2015-02-25: Cold in Ohio I love Ohio but it is cold. It is Ivan-Denisovich...

2015-02-24: Always wary about pre-empting the need for a gem when...

2015-02-24: Can’t decide if that was thunder or the wind I...

2015-02-24: Are Trolls Attracted To Videos? No spot comes close to YouTube when it comes to...

2015-02-22: Is OS X running on an iPad going to be...

2015-02-22: Ethan from yesterday’s coaching with @ElderslieGcPro. Sickening watching him hit...

2015-02-20: Spent most of the day looking at Wordpress as a...

2015-02-20: Saddleback Leather iPad Sleve These iPad sleeves make me want to buy an iPad,...

2015-02-20: Programming Advice Search for deeper understanding of approaches to programming that seem...

2015-02-20: Fixie Friday -1993 Cannondale Track Second Track bike of the year for Fixie Friday but...

2015-02-20: Essential Client Management 40 rules for managing clients including this one: Working weekends...

2015-02-19: 40 essential rules of client management by @wearearticulate - t.co/RXLgsxibz…...

2015-02-19: A little breakfast birthday present from Jen. t.co/lVxW5y0sm…

2015-02-19: Deciding on a Pricing Strategy I've been working on a new idea for a service...

2015-02-18: Alas, front-end design and web copy are really not my...

2015-02-18: The 3 Things You Need to Share by @curtismchale -...

2015-02-18: Life Beyond Rails: A Brief Look at Alternate Web Frameworks...

2015-02-18: Write For Yourself A fantastic piece on the drawbacks of using publishing platforms...

2015-02-18: My Wall Calendar Problem I would love to have a wall calendar that would...

2015-02-18: Draw Up Some Battle Plans ... and earn your victory.

2015-02-17: If the postman wasn’t singing so bloody loud, he might...

2015-02-17: What is The Rails Way? It's a question I've been asking myself as I switch...

2015-02-17: Clarity Through Blogging Perfect time to be reading this again. Even if nobody...

2015-02-17: A Big Problem for Google Marco Arment on what could be Google's biggest challenge yet....

2015-02-16: So you need to get your s!@% together by @HardenKurt...

2015-02-16: Short Term Contractor, Long Term Freelancer - t.co/WS4ERA3MO… The plan...

2015-02-16: The introverts guide to getting noticed by @pauldessert - t.co/SJc7CNSE7…...

2015-02-16: Your First Sale is to Yourself by @curtismchale - t.co/SFtL61XNo…...

2015-02-16: What’s More Important Than Ever? 7 by Nicholas Bate -...

2015-02-16: Short Term Contractor, Long Term Freelancer Even before I started freelancing, I always got confused by...

2015-02-16: NB Knows What's More Important Routine & Ritual. Get the critical stuff, the vital stuff,...

2015-02-16: Good Weekend For Golf It was a good weekend for the members of Elderslie's...

2015-02-16: Getting Noticed I've always been the quiet type, often electing for the...

2015-02-14: Breakthrough Thinking 7 with Nicholas Bate - t.co/Vsov793nD…

2015-02-14: Junior squad out with @ElderslieGcPro working on their short game....

2015-02-14: What Should I Charge? How to Justify Your Freelance Rates...

2015-02-14: The New Freelancer’s Guide to Starting Strong - t.co/izkvD5fj7… I...

2015-02-14: Well that was a crap movie.

2015-02-13: Fixie Friday - Rozzo Fixie or Singlespeed? Who cares. This Czech built bike is...

2015-02-12: The One Ring Explained A brilliant five minute guide to the history of the...

2015-02-12: Sell to Yourself First The thing is, that even with all the successful projects...

2015-02-12: Patrick is Kicking Ass Warning, this contains a lot of ass kicking, but it's...

2015-02-12: Centireading I can't say that I've read a book over 100...

2015-02-11: Creating A Remote Development Machine - t.co/IrOvZVT7V… // The idea...

2015-02-11: This is WHY I Do Business - t.co/z0IbaIBDV… // Haven’t...

2015-02-11: Kids & Technology - t.co/4MH7mPl2K… Just some thoughts before I...

2015-02-11: Doing a number of spikes with the Ionic framework this...

2015-02-11: “Look for a mentor not by only by what they...

2015-02-10: Never thought I would be proficient with Vim on a...

2015-02-10: Decided to give this Twitter thing a try again. We’ll...

2015-02-10: Kids & Technology Last weekend our son came home with the school quarterly...

2015-02-10: Back on Twitter I'm back on Twitter. After weighing up the options, I'm...

2015-02-06: 7 Tips for a More Effective Work Day - Curtis...

2015-02-06: Westeros Built With Minecraft The entire kingdom of Westeros created in Minecraft. Amazing. via...

2015-02-06: Tips for an Effective Work Day Curtis McHale knows how to be effective during his work...

2015-02-06: 3 Reasons for Sharing Content I've been keeping this site going for a few years...

2015-02-05: Store Bought Bike or Online Bought Bike? For the last month I've been pouring over mountain bike...

2015-02-03: Hello Pocket, Goodbye Instapaper - t.co/g5qBfMfGa… I wrote about my...

2015-02-03: Hosted Service or Custom Solution? In the early days of the Internet, hosting your own...

2015-02-03: Business Goals ... ... with Curtis McHale. Hats off to Curtis for his...

2015-02-03: A wise man said ... ... these things are unwise.

2015-01-30: Fixie Friday - Amy's Pista Concept via PEDAL Consumption

2015-01-29: Hello Pocket, Goodbye Instapaper A couple of weeks ago I moved my Instapaper account...

2015-01-29: Bike vs Taxi via PEDAL Consumption

2015-01-27: The Distant Observer It's close to a couple of months now since I...

2015-01-27: Is Success Only In Your Head? Curtis McHale asks if success is only in your head?....

2015-01-25: The complete guide to backing up your computer properly -...

2015-01-23: Stairway to Space Space, stairs, butter, motorcycles and slinkies. And they say education...

2015-01-23: One Year On With My YNOT Gulper Just over a year ago I noticed that working from...

2015-01-23: Fixie Friday - Treshombres CLASSY Lurvely! via FGGT

2015-01-22: Less Listening, More Learning Podcasts and screencasts can eat up a lot of time....

2015-01-22: Back on Track Minor setback this week as a couple of viruses knocked...

2015-01-19: Learning with Rust I'm always reading about other topics in software development. Over...

2015-01-16: Writing is a Habit I've noticed a lull in my posting frequency here. Towards...

2015-01-16: Fixie Friday - Zorlac 2 via FGGT

2015-01-16: Benefits of Being an Indie Dev Marco Arment provides a detailed breakdown of his sales figures...

2015-01-14: Why Are Flashbangs Still in the Hands of US Police? In the past year I've read a number of different...

2015-01-14: Paying For Software Is Smart Paying for tools is a smart choice. If programs like...

2015-01-13: Amazing Aerial Photos of NYC A collection of stunning images of New York taken at...

2015-01-12: Zombie Music Two albums worth mentioning are the two albums of The...

2015-01-12: Which way? A quick reminder to set your direction with NB.

2015-01-12: The Last of Us This is just a quick hat tip to The Last...

2015-01-12: The De-cluttered Desk I had been putting it off for weeks, probably months...

2015-01-11: Paisley Packer Lambeau Field is over 3500 miles away. No distance is...

2015-01-09: Octohub App - t.co/lw5jW4htr… #linklove Might just be the app...

2015-01-09: My Development Tools - 2015 Edition I forgot to do this last year. It completely went...

2015-01-09: Fixie Friday - KRZBERG V5 Team Edition via PEDAL Consumption

2015-01-08: To TDD Or Not To TDD Skipping the TDD cycle isn't always a bad thing to...

2015-01-08: Double Win It was a bit of a double win today for...

2015-01-05: Smaller Goals, More Opportunities - t.co/afEKdvhNQ…

2015-01-05: The Developer's Sketchbook I've been thinking for a couple of week now about...

2015-01-05: Smaller Goals, More Opportunities Setting a goal for the year is made by many...

2015-01-05: Love Mondays ... ... with NB. Surprise them. Shock them even. Don't even...

2015-01-05: Journal Prompts In this roadmap are many questions. In your journal —...

2014-12-30: Worst movies of 2014 I would have to say that the Jack Ryan reboot...

2014-12-30: Uses for Notebooks Sadly I failed to completely fill a whole notebook this...

2014-12-30: I Should Write More I was on a roll there for a while, but...

2014-12-30: Contextual Resolutions Resolutions rarely affect only ourselves when we make them. Patrick...

2014-12-26: Fixie Friday - Anson's Pelizzoli Ending Fixie Friday 2014 with a lovely Pelizzoli. via FGGT,...

2014-12-26: Boxing Day Boxing Day: a day where you avoid anything too clever...

2014-12-24: The Burst Method An early Christmas present from Arizona. All you need to...

2014-12-24: Have You Changed? It turns out, 31-year-old me who’s played a handful of...

2014-12-24: Goals for Fans of The Beatles Read from the best, read from Nicholas Bate.

2014-12-19: Fixie Friday - Sparkle Pony Holeshot Disc SS Yeah, I know. It's a single-speed. But you can't deny...

2014-12-19: Christmas Quiet I can't wait for the run-up to Christmas to finish,...

2014-12-17: Measurable Goals - t.co/lLEy9a6TS… A little reminder that it’s easier...

2014-12-17: What a Hunk of Junk The different sound components of the Millennium Falcon's hyperdrive failing...

2014-12-17: School Run Topics This morning's topic of conversation in the car to school...

2014-12-17: Goodbye Dr Dobb's I haven't been reading the Dr Dobb's site for a...

2014-12-17: Feedbin's New Updated Section Feedbin has been my goto RSS Reader ever since Google...

2014-12-17: Custom Assertions with Minitest In the last few weeks I've been working on a...

2014-12-16: 10x Your Business If you’re serious about growing your business, I want to...

2014-12-16: This Will Help A little self promotion. My latest book, This Could Help,...

2014-12-16: Measurable Goals It's that time of year where you should be thinking...

2014-12-16: Faster Golf Rory McIlroy reckons a faster version of the game is...

2014-12-12: Santa Science The Santa deniers just ruin it for everyone else. The...

2014-12-12: Fixie Friday - Москва-80 via PEDAL Consumption

2014-12-12: Bootstrapped: Under Armour From small beginnings to billion-dollar sports apparel giant, the story...

2014-12-11: Esteemed Company Always glad to be featured amongst some really great bloggers....

2014-12-10: My iPhone 6 Setup - t.co/zM2yWQ8hB… I wrote about some...

2014-12-10: Skeleton: Responsive CSS Boilerplate - t.co/7bANkJvrL… I really love the...

2014-12-10: YNOT Winter Beanie Anyone want to send me one of these for Christmas?...

2014-12-10: Small Moon Makes me laugh everytime I read it. via XKCD

2014-12-10: Simple Job Performance What does your job really boil down to? Execupundit knows....

2014-12-10: My iPhone 6 Setup For a long time now I've kept my iPhone setup...

2014-12-10: Build a Better Business for 2015 ... ... with Nicholas Bate.

2014-12-09: Just a little reminder that today is Journal Day -...

2014-12-08: The NOW Year Calendar I love the idea of incorporating monthly themes into the...

2014-12-08: Pong Traffic Light Wonderful idea. Wonder if there's any other games planning on...

2014-12-08: New Gaming Market So I finished the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare single-player...

2014-12-06: The Tech Behind the Catch It's that catch again. This time looking at the tech...

2014-12-05: Project or Context? - t.co/z7B9ZZCv7…

2014-12-05: Project or Context? Ensuring that your productivity system is correct is important if...

2014-12-05: New Bond Film, New Car The new Bond movie, Spectre, is out next year but...

2014-12-05: He's Back (Again) Yes, another Terminator movie. Anyone else think that these movies...

2014-12-05: Fixie Friday - Kerry Hopkins Aero Track Love the exaggerated gussets on this frame. via Cycle EXIF...

2014-12-05: A Recipe for Killer Apps? While I do believe that killer apps have had their...

2014-12-04: My Bookmarklets - t.co/rLkJruWm5…

2014-12-04: Spectrum Vega Console Having owned a Spectrum as a kid, I would love...

2014-12-04: My Bookmarklets It's been a while since I reviewed my bookmarklets and...

2014-12-02: The Demise of Killer Apps? - t.co/7X52hel2e…

2014-12-02: Bookmarklet Love I haven't reviewed my bookmarklets in a long time. Definitely...

2014-12-02: More ... ... with Nicholas Bate.

2014-12-02: Evolving: Freelance to Business Owner Curtis McHale talks about his change from solo freelancer to...

2014-12-02: The Demise of Killer Apps? Are killer apps a thing of the past? I remember...

2014-11-30: Glorious Golf Another glorious day for the junior section at Elderslie Golf...

2014-11-28: Star Wars Episode VII Trailer At last! Looks like JJ kept the lens flare to...

2014-11-28: Some Paths Are Rough And that's not a bad thing in Michael Wade's eyes....

2014-11-28: Let Kids Fail Finally. A parent with the sense to not hold their...

2014-11-28: GTD in 15 minutes I read David Allen's GTD book a few years ago....

2014-11-28: Fixie Friday - Dolan DF 3 Track via FGGT

2014-11-26: Jurassic World Trailer I'll save the criticism for when I've seen the movie,...

2014-11-25: App.net No More I'm stepping away from App.net. It was a hard decision...

2014-11-25: More Jagged Thoughts from Nicholas Bate. The digital interrupt is relentless, often trivial,...

2014-11-24: Packed Lunch Glad to see I'm not the only one who packs...

2014-11-24: Best Catch Ever Odell Beckham Jr shows the world how it's done. And...

2014-11-21: Fixie Friday - Ellipsis Track Bike via FGGT

2014-11-21: Van Gogh Bike Path We need these bike paths everywhere.

2014-11-21: Wrong Question Continues Nicholas Bate's Wrong Question series continues with How do I...

2014-11-21: Spark Notebook Love the look of this new notebook on Kickstarter. Looks...

2014-11-21: Moving from Evernote to Dropbox I've not used Evernote for a while now but Seth...

2014-11-18: This Is How You Log Your Travels Amsterdam seen through the sketchnotes of Mike Rohde.

2014-11-18: Shared Tools, Shared Responsibility When it comes to working with clients, there's a shared...

2014-11-14: A Time for Things This one is definitely going on the playlist. That list...

2014-11-14: Fixie Friday - Little Wing via PEDAL Consumption

2014-11-12: Daily Reminders from our man in Arizona.

2014-11-12: Broadcasting to Twitter Again I'm going to give Twitter another go but this time...

2014-11-07: Business Tools are the Exception to Simplifying Despite my efforts to simplify my tools, there are some...

2014-11-07: Fixie Friday - Rusby Cycles Fixed Commuter via Cycle EXIF

2014-11-06: Kappstein FlipFree Hub A rear hub that doesn't require you to flip the...

2014-11-06: Dragon Device Stands Love the look of these device stands.

2014-11-06: List Love You sip coffee and make your list. At a nearby...

2014-11-06: Simplifying Again In the pursuit of workflow zen, I've been simplifying things...

2014-11-04: Listen & Enjoy I'm a big fan of both Mike Vardy and Patrick...

2014-11-04: Reading Redmine: Comments Continuing my series on reading Redmine, we'll take a look...

2014-11-03: Danny MacAskill - The Ridge More death defying bike riding by Danny MacAskill. This time...

2014-11-03: Point Interesting new idea for home security. I would be interested...

2014-11-02: New Best New personal best for Ethan today at the golf with...

2014-10-31: Battleheart Legacy I usually don't install games on my iPhone, but after...

2014-10-31: GRÜN bike Integral01 There were a number of bikes that caught my eye...

2014-10-30: Microsoft Band Microsoft products have waned with me over the years, but...

2014-10-30: Desktop decisions Apple's choice to remove the ability to upgrade the internals...

2014-10-29: Team 256 What started as a monthly challenge is now fast turning...

2014-10-29: Idea Index Excellent use of those blank pages at the start of...

2014-10-29: Planet Journey across the world using your mouse with these amazing...

2014-10-24: Pixelmator for iPad I love using Pixelmator on my MBP, but it's great...

2014-10-24: Fixie Friday - Legor Cicli 29er Obviously this isn't a fixed wheel bike, but with just...

2014-10-23: New Todoist for Macs A new look Todoist for all you Mac people. Love...

2014-10-23: NB is Timeless No fads, gimmicks, or shortcuts. Just practical advice and hardwork....

2014-10-23: Be More You ... ... with a journal.

2014-10-23: Incubating Ideas Techniques like brainstorming try to sell a way of generating...

2014-10-17: Fixie Friday - Look AL264 via PEDAL Consumption

2014-10-14: Notebook Organisation For the paper purists out there, a great tip for...

2014-10-14: Reading Redmine: Multiple Assertions Per Test In an effort to brush up my development skills I've...

2014-10-10: The Real Life Thor An amazing account of a USMC pilot who ejected from...

2014-10-10: Need a Plan? Nicholas Bate is there to lend a hand.

2014-10-10: Fixie Friday - Cannondale Track Campagnolo Ghilbli Disc Seriously, I have to question Father Tu's ability to collect...

2014-10-10: A New Todoist Karma Many of you will know my love for the Todoist...

2014-10-10: Book Reviews #4 It's been a while since I last posted about the...

2014-10-03: Fixie Friday - Titanium GT Pulse Aboslutely stunning bike. Has to be one of my favourites...

2014-10-01: The App.net Daily Post Experiment For the month of September I committed to posting a...

2014-09-30: How to Build a Popular Content Section for Octopress using Gauges In this post I'm going to try and briefly describe...

2014-09-29: Time and a Place for Client Work There's a time and a place for client work. Rushing...

2014-09-25: Want to Blog? Write Carl's question on an index card. Put it on...

2014-09-25: Be a Rock Star Don't worry, there's no biting the heads off bats.

2014-09-25: Fixie Friday - 1995 Cannondale Track The classic Cannondale Track. via PEDAL Consumption

2014-09-25: The Smartphone Impact I've been without my iPhone for a week now. It's...

2014-09-19: Fixie Friday - Look Track Columbus Altec 2 via FGGT

2014-09-18: I Voted No to Independence Today is a big day. Not just for us Scots...

2014-09-17: Getting Fridays Back I really need to learn to say no. I've been...

2014-09-16: Decision Making with Spikes Big decisions are often fraught with risk. Sometimes though the...

2014-09-12: A Quick Guide to the Other Football Sport Love American Football? Love writing code? Here's a quick run...

2014-09-12: Fixie Friday - Cinelli x Mash Love the raw finish on this. via FGGT

2014-09-12: Death of the Watch? Apple's addition of a smart watch to their product line...

2014-09-10: My Sublime Text Setup for Markdown Writing As promised to one of my App.net followers, here's a...

2014-09-09: The Compromise of Free Services Free services are the most popular way to attract users,...

2014-09-05: The First Draft Isn't Final I watched DHH's keynote from RailsConf 2014 and it re-iterated...

2014-09-05: YNOT Weston Phone Pouch I would love to have one of these Weston phone...

2014-09-05: Fixie Friday - Breadwinner Cycles Holeshot CX via PEDAL Consumption

2014-09-04: The Daily Reading Ritual It's taken me a long time to find a habitual...

2014-09-03: 10 Tips for Todoist Todoist has been my choice of task management app for...

2014-09-01: Compromising Compromise doesn't always need to mean settling for second best....

2014-08-29: Fixie Friday - Arrogante This will turn a few heads. via PEDAL Consumption

2014-08-25: Back to School with CO Cultural Offering's prep list for the new semester.

2014-08-25: Back to School with NB Nicholas Bate's seven step planning list for the new term....

2014-08-25: What is my Target Market? Continuing with the book, Book Yourself Solid, I've identified what...

2014-08-22: Notebook Hacking 101 Wonderful idea for organising your notebook.

2014-08-22: Fixie Friday - Bombtrack Needle I've got a thing for black fixies. I think they...

2014-08-22: Bad Press With anything we create we take a risk of getting...

2014-08-20: How I Use Filters in Todoist Last week we looked at labels in Todoist and how...

2014-08-18: My Ideal Client Do you vet your clients for suitablility before working with...

2014-08-15: Fixie Friday - Andy Ellis' Makino via PEDAL Consumption

2014-08-15: Making Mistakes We've all been there. We've made a mistake in our...

2014-08-15: Good Advice ... We should re-read some of our favorite books from childhood...

2014-08-15: Got a Book in You? Here's a good place to start.

2014-08-15: Bricks anyone? A festive idea for your kids or those just pretending...

2014-08-14: Exploring Alternative User Interfaces for Journalong I'm exploring alternative user interfaces to the standard web form...

2014-08-13: How I Use Labels In Todoist I've already mentioned how I use projects in Todoist. Well...

2014-08-08: Effective Communication Effective communication isn't about how your message gets to your...

2014-08-08: Fixie Friday - Ryan's Leader Kagero We've not had a Kagero for a while. via PEDAL...

2014-08-07: Still Rebooting In what must be my longest period of habitual change,...

2014-08-06: How I Use Projects in Todoist Inspired by Mike Vardy's series on using Todoist, I thought...

2014-08-05: Three Months With Linode My blog has been hosted with Heroku for sometime. My...

2014-08-01: Faster, Easier Writing I've been following the tips from this post in the...

2014-08-01: The Healthy Freelancer An essential guide to leading a healthy life as a...

2014-08-01: Juvenile Journaling James Shelley has an important insight into the importance of...

2014-08-01: Fixie Friday - Red Hot Nagasawa 1977 This gorgeous fixie gets this week vote for it being...

2014-08-01: Confession: I've never used IRC It's one of the first big technologies to emerge from...

2014-07-31: Mind Reading Chad Fowler's book, The Passionate Programmer has a chapter entitled...

2014-07-30: Getting the Most from Feedbin There's been a lot of talk over the last couple...

2014-07-25: Great Guide to That First Draft Michael Wade has the best advice for getting that first...

2014-07-25: Fixie Friday - Colnago Master Pista via FGGT

2014-07-24: Small Is Good Twitter and Facebook are huge in terms of the number...

2014-07-23: Productivity is About Processes Dazzled by the lights of new task management app? Before...

2014-07-18: Fixie Friday - Trophy Bike The Senior VPs get all the cool toys these days....

2014-07-17: Mastery takes time Yesterday I mentioned I was embarking on a last attempt...

2014-07-16: Another attempt I'm trying it again. I've made a number of these...

2014-07-04: Fixie Friday - Paul Smith Mercian via FGGT

2014-07-01: Celebrities There's a new age of celebrity available now. They offer...

2014-06-27: Blog Update Many of you will notice that my daily posts have...

2014-06-27: Fixie Friday - Violet Nagasawa via FGGT

2014-06-20: Two Todoist Tips Mike Vardy has been writing about his experiences with Todoist...

2014-06-20: Trade-offs Nicholas Bate is on the ball again with advice on...

2014-06-20: Choose the right medium Curtis McHale as an excellent follow up to my Limiting...

2014-06-20: Fixie Friday - HISPANIA Ciclos It was a hard pick this week, but this bike...

2014-06-20: Rebooting Yesterday I wrote about coasting along. Good for when you're...

2014-06-19: Coasting It's a horrible thing to admit, but I've been coasting...

2014-06-13: Fixie Friday - Kenny's GT Pulse via FGGT

2014-06-13: Still There Last night I took my oldest son to his coaching...

2014-06-10: Limit Yourself Every week it seems there's another new service or product...

2014-06-05: Fixie Friday - Black Warrior / KALAVINKA via FGGT, photo by Father Tu

2014-06-05: Selling advice ... ... from the trenches.

2014-06-05: Podcast recommendations ... ... by Curtis McHale.

2014-06-05: Moving Swiftly on With the release of the new Swift language for Mac...

2014-06-02: Time to think I finally got round to reading this over the weekend....

2014-06-02: Markup systems ... ... for your notebook. I'm a big fan of Patrick...

2014-06-02: The Essential Eight I keep just eight apps on the home screen of...

2014-05-30: Four Lists Essential lists for life from Cultural Offering. Thanks Kurt.

2014-05-30: Being Useful Curtis McHale knows his tried and tested from his new...

2014-05-30: Rewarding Work For most of my career I've worked on a number...

2014-05-30: Fixie Friday - Victoire Cycles x Berluti via Cycle EXIF Update

2014-05-29: A New DuckDuckGo Sicne I started using DuckDuckGo as my primary search engine...

2014-05-27: Book Reviews #3 At long last I managed to finish The Second World...

2014-05-23: Checklists Checklists are often skipped over as an aid to problem...

2014-05-23: Fixie Friday - Rossin Track via FGGT, photo by Father Tu

2014-05-20: A Startup Plan ... ... without VC's, funding, rock star programmers or a hip...

2014-05-20: The Wrong Assumption Not surprising that George RR Martin writes his Song of...

2014-05-16: Fixie Friday - Field Cycles x Enve via Cycle EXIF

2014-05-16: Scots Reinstated Graham Obree and Chris Boardman have both had their Hour...

2014-05-16: New Bike Itch I had that 'new bike itch' again, but despite the...

2014-05-15: Communication Communication is important when establishing a relationship with a potential...

2014-05-13: Be Wealthy Nicholas Bate once again with advice on becoming wealthy Hint:...

2014-05-13: Paper writing tips from ... ... Kurt Harden. Here's the first: Grab them by the...

2014-05-13: Matt Gemmell is ... ... thinking slowly.

2014-05-13: Tolerance Tolerance is something that many of us were able to...

2014-05-09: Fixie Friday - Stratos via FGGT

2014-05-09: Bad Assumptions Assumptions about the Internet based services we use lead to...

2014-05-09: Important Syndrome ... ... and how to beat it.

2014-05-09: Personal Branding The desire and willingness to create things that genuinely help...

2014-05-09: New Instapaper I'm glad I came back to using Instapaper when I...

2014-05-09: More daily routines ... ... from Kurt over at Cultural Offering.

2014-05-07: Sticking with App.net Many readers here will know of my support of the...

2014-05-02: Daily routines The last two months have been something of a blur....

2014-05-02: Fixie Friday - Somec Pista via FGGT

2014-05-01: The Cramped The new site by Patrick Rhone for those that appreciate...

2014-05-01: Moving to Linode I've been reluctant to explore other services for hosting web...

2014-04-25: Fixie Friday - James Perse City Cruiser via FGGT

2014-04-25: Are you a team player? Carl Holscher is. We all have strengths and interests. I...

2014-04-25: In the zone ... ... with Execupundit.

2014-04-23: Breaking Habits for the Best Even the best kept habits require a break. Regardless of...

2014-04-15: Software Isn't for Life Software is a form of product that will deteriorate and...

2014-04-11: Fixie Friday - Cinelli Vigorelli Red Hook Crit Limited Edition

2014-04-10: The Limits of Automation The other day I experienced the limits of what automation...

2014-04-08: To Kill a Project Stopping a project isn't easy to do, especially when that...

2014-04-04: Fixie Friday - BB17 Karma via FGGT Photo by Father Tu

2014-04-01: Balance Balance isn't something that comes up a lot when people...

2014-03-28: Fixie Friday - Mars Cycles Track via FGGT

2014-03-28: Complicated Software Complicated software looks like hard work, but does that make...

2014-03-24: Back on the Course Yesterday was such a glorious day in terms of weather....

2014-03-24: Plain and Simple Bookmarking I seem to have a love/hate relationship with bookmark managers....

2014-03-21: Ask Yourself ... .. are you being productive with the work tools you...

2014-03-21: For the Pen & Notebook Lover In Your Life ... ... the perfect gift.

2014-03-21: Fixie Friday - Father Tu's A2 Seriously though, you have to wonder how many bikes this...

2014-03-21: Logitech K811: A Review It's been a month now since I started using the...

2014-03-19: Mountain Bikes from NAHBS 2014 Too many beautiful bikes here to recommend one. Nice to...

2014-03-19: Apps Are Not Solutions A nice reminder from Productivityist that apps are tools just...

2014-03-19: Need to Improve Your Business? Start here with Nicholas Bate's summary to building a better...

2014-03-19: Testing Boundaries On a day to day basis I'm providing a service...

2014-03-14: Fixie Friday - Rose City Fix via PEDAL Consumption

2014-03-14: Does Freelancing Offer More Flexibility? Working as a freelancer doesn't offer the flexibility that I...

2014-03-13: Writing Takes Time When I first started blogging I thought I could simply...

2014-03-07: More & Less Nicholas Bate has the balance in productivity.

2014-03-07: Fixie Friday - GT Team USA via FGGT

2014-03-07: Five Dollar Value Three pounds got me a tea and hot roll this...

2014-03-05: No More Netterpress For Me Yesterday I decided to pull the plug on the Netterpress...

2014-03-03: Project Retrospectives I'm coming to the end of a project with a...

2014-02-28: Fixie Friday - Stubborn Cycleworks Lightsaber via PEDAL Consumption Photo by Father Tu

2014-02-26: No Smoke, No Mirrors A reminder from Michael Wade that we need log our...

2014-02-26: I Don't Have One A reminder from Carl Holscher that opinions on everything aren't...

2014-02-26: The Marketing Alternative to Social Networks Marketing your product online has one bad rule. It's not...

2014-02-25: Make It Stick For the last couple of days I've been trying to...

2014-02-24: Remembering the Start Page Remember having a start page? I do. Everytime I would...

2014-02-21: Where's Your Own Backup? We IT folk love having backups of data, but what...

2014-02-21: Fixie Friday - Sean Martin's Zephyr via FGGT

2014-02-21: Switching to Annual Subscriptions Yesterday I got a hold of my credit card statement....

2014-02-19: Social Networks: The False Ego Boost Social networks are everywhere. Some are aimed at specific individuals...

2014-02-19: Stir Kinetic Desk As nice as this desk is from Stir, it is...

2014-02-18: Netterpress - A Retrospective I'm four editions into my App.net newsletter and it has...

2014-02-17: New Lights from Knog These are definitely one of the best brand of lights...

2014-02-17: Effective 7 Being effective is a seven point plan. Thanks NB.

2014-02-17: Star Wars Rebels Teaser Must catch up with The Clone Wars series before this...

2014-02-17: Considering a Standing Desk Last week I hurt my back while lifting my youngest...

2014-02-14: Things To Do With A Bad Back All this week I had the pleasure of taking my...

2014-02-14: Fixie Friday - Cloud 9 Cycles via FGGT

2014-02-13: Who Are You? Social networks are a funny thing. They allow people who...

2014-02-12: How to Keep a Programming Journal Keeping a journal is great for anyone looking to record...

2014-02-11: One Gesture, Multiple Actions I've been using Unread on my iPhone since it's launch...

2014-02-07: Fixie Friday - Jooona's Kagero via PEDAL Consumption

2014-02-07: Plain Text Data Please Being a fan of plain text files means that I...

2014-02-05: Write from the Beginning I need answers. Not right now, but definitely later on....

2014-02-04: Unread - The Simple RSS Reader It isn't often you find yourself using an app that...

2014-02-04: Bring Back DungeonKeeper I wrote about IAPs last month and now after seeing...

2014-02-04: Good News for Everyone The complete list from NB.

2014-02-03: Justifying Purchases One aspect of freelancing that I didn't expect to be...

2014-01-31: Plodders I would love to show one of my teachers this....

2014-01-31: No plan involves later Curtis McHale knows the benefits of working smarter, not harder....

2014-01-31: Detach yourself ... ... for a clearer view. Thanks Michael.

2014-01-31: Mountain bike lovers beware ... ... Thomson (yes that Thomson) are making frames now. Click...

2014-01-31: Social media is killing social media In the quest to find news users for people to...

2014-01-31: Fixie Friday - Victoire Cycles Polo Bike I just couldn't resist. via CycleEXIF

2014-01-29: Quality and Time I take pride in the work that I do as...

2014-01-28: Career Advice I was recently asked by a close friend for some...

2014-01-27: Unproductive Day Today hasn't been a good day. It started going wrong...

2014-01-24: Fixie Friday - RAVANELLO ![](middle http://s3.matthewlang.co.uk/2014/fixie-friday-ravanello.jpeg) via FGGT photo by Father Tu

2014-01-24: Build a Business ... ... a better business, with Nicholas Bate

2014-01-24: Lists for Life Some suggestions for lists to keep. I actually have some...

2014-01-24: Great Technology Advice from MininalMac The one question you must ask yourself when you let...

2014-01-24: Marked 2 - An Essential Markdown Viewer Markdown. It's become so engrained in my workflow that I...

2014-01-24: Turbocharge your Lego ... ... with Atoms.

2014-01-22: How to Run Cheaters with Pow Brett Terpstra released a new version of his Cheaters cheat...

2014-01-21: Solutions with Code As a freelance developer working for a client, I don't...

2014-01-17: Time to Grow? I always keep my ear to the ground when it...

2014-01-17: Fixie Friday - Leader Kagero x Stormtrooper Sorry, I couldn't resist. via PEDAL Consumption

2014-01-16: Need An Escape Plan? Nicholas Bate has some pointers to get you started.

2014-01-16: The Cinelli Hobo Notebook The journal for cyclists. I wants one. via PEDAL Consumption...

2014-01-16: Offering Value One thing that I will need to focus on this...

2014-01-15: Apps - Free Isn't Free Anymore Well on the app stores at least. It's been bugging...

2014-01-14: Game of Thrones Season 4 Trailer It's one of the few things I watch and enjoy...

2014-01-14: Budgeting Your Apps & Subscriptions As part of my smarter budgeting theme for the year,...

2014-01-13: Need a Productivity Boost? Nicholas Bate has 7 productivity boosters to get you on...

2014-01-13: Time for a Reboot Alan Francis wrote a really great article at the start...

2014-01-10: Book Reviews #2 Just a few books I read towards the end of...

2014-01-10: Fixie Friday - Field Cycles Steel bike. Couldn't resist. via Cycle EXIF Update

2014-01-09: I'm done with bookmarking apps Last year I dropped Pinboard as a bookmarking manager and...

2014-01-08: Accountable Intentions I've probably read close to a dozen posts over the...

2014-01-07: This year's theme: Smarter Budgeting I mentioned in a previous post about this year's theme...

2013-12-30: After the Ice Storm After the ice storm that hit the Toronto area before...

2013-12-30: My Blog Plans for 2014 Last year was a great year for me in terms...

2013-12-30: Palmerston... ... a great place to write. No fast food, no...

2013-12-27: Fixie Friday - Moth Attack Last one of 2013, enjoy! via FGGT

2013-12-20: Best golf shot of 2013 via Kottke.org

2013-12-20: Best bike trick of 2013 And the boundaries just got pushed even further for bike...

2013-12-20: Is the blog truly dead? Every yeay I read that blogs are dead or declining...

2013-12-20: Fixie Friday - Dosnoventa Houston via FGGT

2013-12-13: Time to regroup The last few weeks have seen my writing tail off...

2013-12-12: My First Year Freelancing The start of next year will mark my one year...

2013-12-11: More Essentials from NB This time the nicely titled, "How to be more intelligent...

2013-12-11: Journal Day Mark your calendars for next year, Patrick Rhone is proposing...

2013-12-11: The Daily Capture Capturing. It's an action that I repeat every day. Although...

2013-12-10: Column Space Column space is a prize piece of real estate in...

2013-12-09: The Archive My blog archive goes as far back as 2009. A...

2013-12-09: Don't Self-Destruct Nicholas Bate identifies the seven ways to self-destruction. Tip: Identify...

2013-12-09: Bike Bullies Proof that technology and search companies are not the only...

2013-12-06: Teaching Programming I've read quite a few articles about teaching kids how...

2013-12-06: Fixie Friday - Rock Lobster Love the diamond tubes on the frame, really sets the...

2013-12-05: Resistance Resistance is a natural response when you're faced with a...

2013-12-02: Next Year's Motto It's the start of January and I'm already giving my...

2013-11-29: Fixie Friday - Skream Bikes Sprint via FGGT

2013-11-28: Confidence I'll be honest, I'm not a completely confident person. For...

2013-11-27: Goodbye Taskpaper, Hello Todoist This week I migrated my master list over to the...

2013-11-25: Sharpening the Saw: Shortcut Keys I managed to catch up on my queue of podcasts...

2013-11-22: Fixie Friday - Giovanni Pelizzoli Ciocc via FGGT (photo by Eroica Cicli)

2013-11-22: My Background Tools For programmers, there's two tools that they will use everyday....

2013-11-21: Personal Producitivty I've read lots of articles about being productive, but what...

2013-11-20: Trying out TextExpander One tool that I have yet to fully embrace in...

2013-11-19: Admitting Defeat It's not often that I have days like today. Days...

2013-11-18: More Random Thoughts ... ... from Michael Wade. If you do not have a...

2013-11-18: Limiting Your Social Networks Many of you will know through my posts that I'm...

2013-11-15: Fixie Friday - No Quarter Plum Crazy Being a new frame builder in the UK, I just...

2013-11-14: The Coach Who Never Punts As an American football fan, I thought this was such...

2013-11-14: My Seven Essential Daily Tools I'm always reviewing the tools I'm using on a daily...

2013-11-13: Nice Idea ... I'd like to order a couple of sets of these...

2013-11-13: No Excuse Now Nicholas Bate is giving away some great resources for free...

2013-11-13: My Daily Reading List One habit I've managed to sustain this year is my...

2013-11-12: The App.net Newsletter: An Update It's been a couple of weeks now since I first...

2013-11-11: Use the Right Tool for the Job When I started freelancing I used email to store lots...

2013-11-08: Fixie Friday - Team Raleigh Track via FGGT

2013-11-07: A Lasting Impression How many people have you encountered in life that have...

2013-11-06: Trello Power Tips Some bloody useful Trello tips from my man in British...

2013-11-06: Habits That Didn't Stick I've tried to start a number of new habits over...

2013-11-05: Why I'm Considering Evernote Again Plain text files. I love them. They're portable, easy to...

2013-11-04: Build a Better Business ... ... the executive's summary.

2013-11-04: What's Your Personal Laws? A brilliant idea. A bit like a manifesto, but I...

2013-11-04: The Good Life Great find by Kurt..

2013-11-04: Random Thoughts ... but always helpful. Thanks Michael.

2013-11-04: Back to Sketchnoting A while back I talked about looking to get back...

2013-11-01: Book Reviews #1 I decided to lump these together in one post rather...

2013-11-01: Fixie Friday - Yasujiro Nudity A beautifully put together bike. Frames like this deserve only...

2013-10-31: Idea: An App.net Newsletter Last night I posted to App.net an idea for a...

2013-10-30: Little reminder ... ... from Adam Keys that you should reserve a place...

2013-10-30: Mug for Merckx Fans Even if you don't drink coffee, this is a must...

2013-10-30: The Most Honored Photograph An amazing account of how an American photoreconnaissance team, in...

2013-10-30: Journalong Update A few weeks ago I mentioned that I would be...

2013-10-29: Winging it ... ... is such a bad move for a manager. Don't...

2013-10-29: Trello: A Restrospective For the last two weeks I've been using Trello instead...

2013-10-28: My Pyramid of Products and Services Eric Davis' book on long term contracts, recommends making long...

2013-10-25: What's My End Game? During one of my capture sessions from my inbox, I...

2013-10-25: Fixie Friday - Race Green Cannondale Track Nice racing green also the bars are rather good as...

2013-10-24: The Best and Worst of Freelancing When I first started freelancing, I thought I had the...

2013-10-23: Removing the Digital Deadwood Programmers have always got old code lying around. Forgotten applications,...

2013-10-22: Lean Product Hosting You don't get anything for free in life, and that...

2013-10-21: What's Your Notifications Strategy? At any one time there are usually three devices sitting...

2013-10-18: Fixie Friday - Roda Gira Titanium Frame via PedalConsumption

2013-10-18: A better you I can't wait to get NB's latest book.

2013-10-18: Navigating life ... ... with our guide, Kurt Harden.

2013-10-18: Don't Wait My wife mentioned the other day that she was thinking...

2013-10-17: Am I Doing This TDD Thing Right? I've been building web applications in Ruby, on a full-time...

2013-10-16: My Blogging History Curtis McHale has invited his readers to write about their...

2013-10-15: Getting to Know Projects in Sublime Text When I started using Sublime Text 2, I didn't use...

2013-10-14: Say Hello to Linkalong I mentioned previously that I was interested in building a...

2013-10-11: Great call to action ... ... from Patrick Rhone.

2013-10-11: Switching to Trello for Project Management I'm halfway through Curtis McHale's book on turning your freelance...

2013-10-11: NHL Goal of the Season This has to be the goal of the season. via...

2013-10-11: Fixie Friday - LOW via FGGT

2013-10-10: How to Find People on App.net A couple of days ago I wrote about what I...

2013-10-08: Blog Heroes #7 - Steven Pressfield If I'm being honest, I can't exactly remember how I...

2013-10-08: Finding People on App.net While flicking through my App.net timeline last week, I stumbled...

2013-10-07: Project Updates Last week I found myself once again buried under a...

2013-09-27: Fixie Friday - Digital Camo F550 via FGGT

2013-09-27: Planned Features for Journalong With Journalong still fresh in my head I thought I...

2013-09-25: Late to the Party While the rest of the family were getting ready this...

2013-09-24: What Is LinkedIn For? Yesterday I read a blog post about a LinkedIn user...

2013-09-23: No Tests Please, I'm Having Fun I want to be a good developer and develop applications...

2013-09-20: Take the Risk Another one for the playlist.

2013-09-20: What's Your Swing Like? I've seen some whacky swings at the driving range, but...

2013-09-20: A Simple Business Plan ... ... for the masses. No sense in starting a business...

2013-09-20: Getting Things Done with Curtis Curtis' post gave me the kick I needed yesterday. You...

2013-09-20: A Great Future ... ... is predicted by Nicholas Bate. I look forward to...

2013-09-20: Fixie Friday - Leader RENOVATIO via PedalConsumption

2013-09-20: Blog Heroes #6 - James Shelley I first discovered James Shelley through Patrick Rhone's Twitter account...

2013-09-19: Dear Retailers: Customers Vote With Their Feet A couple of weeks ago me, Jen and the kids...

2013-09-18: Scheduling Time for Products When I first started working independently at the start of...

2013-09-17: Considering an Alternative to Heroku I've hosted my blog on Heroku for a while now....

2013-09-16: The Small Things Matter Last week I talked about why I was bored of...

2013-09-13: The Future of Writing is Here And it's called Markdown. Honestly, it's a simple markup that...

2013-09-13: Fixie Friday - Rustic Leader Kagero via FGGT

2013-09-13: Why Paying For App Upgrades Is Good The excellent RSS reader client, Reeder received a welcome upgrade...

2013-09-12: Choosing My Next Games Console The console war has begun for the next generation of...

2013-09-11: My Sublime Text 3 Setup The text editor. The programmer's most important tool and the...

2013-09-10: Bored of the Hype Yet another big Apple announcement goes by and yet again...

2013-09-09: Curating Value Jame Shelley is spot on with his observation on the...

2013-09-09: My Problem I read Matt's post without even giving a thought to...

2013-09-09: Time for a New Font Nothing better than a developer debate over preferred programming fonts....

2013-09-09: Preordered: Nicholas Bate's New Book It's a no brainer really. Books by NB are straight...

2013-09-09: A Thank You to All Open Source Developers Right now all over the world, open source software is...

2013-09-06: Fixie Friday - Wu Tang Bike Killer bike for the clan. via FGGT

2013-09-06: Blog Heroes #5 - Patrick Rhone Patrick Rhone. Writer, curator, Mac fan, thinker, family man and...

2013-09-05: The Sticker Business Model Path, the social network that limits you to just 150...

2013-09-04: An Unproductive Day I just had a very unproductive day trying to implement...

2013-09-03: Micro Changes Reviewing and adjusting your workflow is good practice as a...

2013-09-02: My iPad Setup I wrote last week about finding purpose for my iPad,...

2013-08-30: Doing More with Less A little reminder from Michael Wade that even with ten...

2013-08-30: Fixie Friday - Pink & Black Leader KAGERO via Pedal Consumption

2013-08-30: Finding Purpose for my iPad A while ago I wrote about my iPhone setup. I...

2013-08-29: A Web Developer's Playground I'm ashamed to admit it, but I really don't have...

2013-08-28: Giving Draft Another Chance I'm writing this blog post on the web application, Draft....

2013-08-27: Filtering the Signals from the Noise I mentioned yesterday that the web can be a great...

2013-08-26: Be a Good Netizen The internet is an amazing platform for the world to...

2013-08-23: Got an Idea for a Book? Start with Steven Pressfield's Foolscap Method to get yourself started....

2013-08-23: Celebrate Your Success Working as a freelancer can be lonely. When it comes...

2013-08-23: Away But Not Forgotten NB is off the grid for the moment, but Kurt...

2013-08-23: Fixie Friday - Cinelli Mash Parallax Love the paint job on this frame. via FGGT

2013-08-23: Almost Additions to the Reading List Just a few more e-books that I am considering purchasing...

2013-08-22: New Additions to the Reading List Some additions to my current reading list involve a couple...

2013-08-21: DuckDuckGo: A Retrospective Since I went Google free, I've been using DuckDuckGo as...

2013-08-20: Just a Nudge Meet my son Ethan. He loves playing golf. He's also...

2013-08-18: Blog Heroes #4 - Curtis McHale When I first started considering the idea of freelancing a...

2013-08-16: Fixie Friday - Neon Leader Kagero via Pedal Consumption

2013-08-16: School Day I'm in my mid-thirties now. 36 years living on this...

2013-08-15: My Ideal Bookmarking Application I've been using Pinboard for sometime now for managing my...

2013-08-14: The Windowless Aircraft On my recent trip to Toronto to visit my in-laws,...

2013-08-13: 3 Ways to Tell the World About Your Idea An idea is nothing unless you can tell it to...

2013-08-13: Star Wars Weather ... ... where you are.

2013-08-13: Marginal Gains ... ... have been proven to work. So why not use...

2013-08-13: Breaking It Down ... ... with Adam Keys. Not all tricky problems are complex....

2013-08-11: Just Write About It Every time I write a post for my blog, I...

2013-08-09: Fixie Friday - 3Rensho via FGGT

2013-08-09: Grass Roots Productivity Part 3: Work Through Your List Yesterday I told you about the second part to my...

2013-08-08: Grass Roots Productivity Part 2: Prioritise Your Master List Yesterday I introduced you to the first step to getting...

2013-08-07: Grass Roots Productivity Part 1: Keep a Master List Being productive means keeping track of everything you want to...

2013-08-06: Grass Roots Productivity I must have read hundreds of articles on productivity, getting...

2013-08-05: Hunter's Moon Over the Alps There's more where this came from on the Astronomy Photographer...

2013-08-05: A Reminder About Your Notes Patrick Rhone reminds us that our notes are always there...

2013-08-05: How to Work From a Shed ... ... when you don't have a shed. Matt Gemmell offers...

2013-08-04: Blog Heroes #3 - Kurt Harden I first started following Kurt's blog, Cultural Offering, on the...

2013-08-02: Fixie Friday - Frenorosso via FGGT

2013-07-31: Seven Productivity Boosters ... ... from Nicholas Bate and not a single app in...

2013-07-31: Blogging Tips from Experts 16 blogging tips from experts. Well worth the read.

2013-07-31: Awesome to Know ... ... there are still places in the universe where Instagram...

2013-07-27: Niagara Falls Panoramic I had a stab at taking a panaromic shot with...

2013-07-27: Old Town Niagara Falls Me and Jen took the bus home from Niagara Falls...

2013-07-26: Thanks Curtis ... ... for the freelance advice this week. Seriously, I don't...

2013-07-26: There's Still Time ... ... to do all these wonderful things.

2013-07-26: More Books for the Reading List Just when I thought I had read all the right...

2013-07-26: Everyday Decisions ... with Nicholas Bate.

2013-07-26: Make Your Day Count ... ... with advice from Execupundit.

2013-07-26: The Latest Addition to my Feed Reader ... ... a blog on note-taking.

2013-07-26: Fixie Friday - Titanium Track What's there not to like about this bike? via FGGT...

2013-07-19: Fixie Friday - Hot Pink Sprint Build via FGGT

2013-07-18: Easy Oatmeal Breakfast I'm definitely giving these no-cook refrigerator oatmeal breakfasts a try...

2013-07-18: Are you Stuck? The problem might be closer than you think. If you...

2013-07-18: Markdown for Notetaking Enough praise can't be given for using Markdown for notetaking....

2013-07-15: Break time Today marks the start of a three week holiday for...

2013-07-12: Private Correspondence James Shelley has some great thoughts on private correspondence. In...

2013-07-12: Fixie Friday - Weny's Colossi via FGGT

2013-07-12: The Fragmenting Mountain Bike My first bike. A Kona Fire Mountain. I think it...

2013-07-11: Reading List for the Rest of 2013 In the past I've tried to read two books every...

2013-07-10: My Development Tools - 2013 Edition Here is this years list of tools that help me...

2013-07-08: Blog Heroes #2 - Michael Wade Michael Wade is a management consultant currently based in Arizona...

2013-07-08: My iPhone Setup I wanted to share my apps setup on my iPhone...

2013-07-05: The First Hour ... ... is the best hour to write for Curtis. Maybe...

2013-07-05: Learn the Easy Way to Write a Novel ... ... with nothing more than a sheet of paper and...

2013-07-05: Fixie Friday - YNOT Bag Okay it's not a fixie, but I'm really looking forward...

2013-07-05: A Rule for Sharing Carl Holscher recently wrote about the sharing culture in social...

2013-07-04: Bookmarklets for Markdown Fans Markdown has pretty much been my default markup language for...

2013-07-03: When to Use Database Constraints in Rails Yesterday I was working on a new feature for a...

2013-07-02: Freelance Update #1 It's been six months since I started working as a...

2013-06-30: The Blog Post Calendar Keeping up with posts on a daily basis is becoming...

2013-06-28: Feeding our Reading Habits - The Book Alex Kessinger has compiled all his blog posts on the...

2013-06-28: Turning Pro is Hard ... ... and Steven Pressfield knows it. The person who is...

2013-06-28: Love This Picture I really regret not having more time to spend here...

2013-06-28: Fixie Friday - Heather's Kagero via PedalConsumption

2013-06-27: Feedbin: A Review With Google Reader going soon, people have been looking for...

2013-06-26: Wishlist Wednesday - Ragley Bigwig 29er This is the hardcore hardtail of the big wheel world....

2013-06-26: The Unread eBooks While going through my Dropbox, I came across a number...

2013-06-24: Blog Heroes #1 - Nicholas Bate It's hard say when I first started reading Nicholas' blog...

2013-06-24: Taking the Time to Read In this age of always on firehose content, it can...

2013-06-24: Finally a Markdown Based Wiki I've been looking for a notes application just like nvAlt...

2013-06-24: Mondays are better ... ... with Nicholas Bate to guide us.

2013-06-24: Which bricks ... ...blue or gray?

2013-06-24: Why do you Blog? I get asked this quite a lot. "Why do you...

2013-06-21: Random Thoughts II ... with Michael Wade.

2013-06-21: Just a Web Page ... ... or is it more than that? Think about all...

2013-06-21: Fixie Friday - The Nicarus via FGGT

2013-06-21: Breaking Out of a Reading Genre Last week I mentioned that I was bored with the...

2013-06-19: Generate Blog Post Ideas With a Mind Map Coming up with new blog post ideas can be difficult...

2013-06-17: Logging a TIL a day Every day is a school day. I love that phrase....

2013-06-14: A good idea: The text playlist I originally read about Leo Babauta's text playlist at the...

2013-06-14: Create something ... ... every day. A must read.

2013-06-14: Protection ... ... for all that's part of you with Nicholas Bate....

2013-06-14: Journalong love Nitin Khanna has been enjoying Journalong: So you like to...

2013-06-14: Leaving a legacy I might not approve of Curtis McHale's choice of journaling...

2013-06-14: Fixie Friday - Condor Lavoro Track via Pedal Consumption

2013-06-13: A new hobby I have a new hobby, sort of. Last weekend I...

2013-06-12: Don't neglect your product It's come to my attention that I have neglected Journalong...

2013-06-11: Goodbye Twitter This afternoon I said goodbye to my Twitter handle, @matthewlang...

2013-06-09: What's in a name? What's in a name? Quite a lot actually. When I...

2013-06-07: The Power Novels Just what I need to kick start the reading habit...

2013-06-07: Fixie Friday - Baby Bianchi Too cute not to post and it even has extension...

2013-06-07: NB is back ... ... and armed with productivity tips that get you brilliant...

2013-06-07: Dear Freelancer ... I'm going to read this at the start of every...

2013-06-07: I hereby give you ... .. permission to suck.

2013-06-05: Time for a reading switch I've been reading fantasy books for over 20 years now....

2013-06-04: Rushing Code Through Life as a freelance developer isn't always plain sailing. I...

2013-06-02: My tips for keeping a journal Keeping a journal seems quite an easy task to do,...

2013-05-31: My new blogging rule To zoom in more on the detail. There's millions of...

2013-05-31: The exception to the rule ... ... with our pilot through the ocean of life, Kurt...

2013-05-31: Random thoughts III ... from Michael Wade.

2013-05-31: Fixie Friday - De Rosa via FGGT

2013-05-31: Don't Strive for Perfect Code Striving for perfect code is a goal of many developers...

2013-05-29: The wrong approach The wrong approach. It's a major downfall of mine. Trying...

2013-05-28: Time to leave Twitter? It's a well known fact that if you're a reader...

2013-05-24: Fixie Friday: Cinelli Mash Track via FGGT

2013-05-24: A great idea: Weekly pricing Dedicating yourself to a project weekly means you don't have...

2013-05-24: The Today Card I've adopted this idea of Patrick's for my own stuff....

2013-05-24: Your blog as a business card? Sure. Why not? Your blog is your digital footprint in...

2013-05-24: Starting a re-design After reading Matt Gemmell's post on designing blogs for readers,...

2013-05-20: Google Free Tonight I took the final step in making the move...

2013-05-19: The Smart Organisation Quick to change and always adapting. Nicholas Bate knows how...

2013-05-19: Dambusters 70th Anniversary Thanks to Execupundit for this reminder that it is 70...

2013-05-19: Don't be a design whiner Curtis McHale offers some advice for those that are just...

2013-05-19: Be a better leader ... ... with Nicholas Bate.

2013-05-17: Have annual reviews had their day? Yesterday I talked about annual reviews and how organisations can...

2013-05-16: The Annual Review Done Right It was my oldest son's parents night at his school...

2013-05-14: I just want to ship code Today I did my first Capistrano deployment. Yes, that’s right....

2013-05-13: The Pain of Task Switching In my ideal day I would have one very important...

2013-05-13: Put the glowing rectangle down I grabbed my first rectangle very shortly after waking. I...

2013-05-13: Swoop bags Finally a bag big enough to hold all my son's...

2013-05-13: Make this a movie Yet when the units of the veteran 17th Waffen-SS Panzer...

2013-05-10: Fixie Friday - Maxim Project Love the paint job on this. via FGGT

2013-05-09: A Day for Making Improvements I’m a terrible person for saying I’ll do something, then...

2013-05-08: Building products that use email At the moment I'm working on an application for a...

2013-05-07: Wishlist Wednesday - Rocky Mountain Altitude This goes right to the top of the wishlist. I've...

2013-05-07: A day away I'm in between work at the moment. It's an odd...

2013-05-03: Fixie Friday - Tokyo Dart Nice geometry on the Dart. via Pedal Consumption

2013-05-03: Goodbye Feedly, Hello Feedbin Feedly has been my choice of RSS reader for about...

2013-05-02: Pick yourself No way could I build an online product. That was...

2013-05-02: Wizards are busy people Curtis McHale sums up why clients should wait for their...

2013-05-02: Keeping a schedule Last week I started work on an idea for application....

2013-05-01: Oh life: Another simple journaling service Journalong is just one of a number of options that...

2013-05-01: Overcoming complications There’s a great line from the start of “Pirates of...

2013-04-30: Energy management Realise your own energy distribution with Nicholas Bate.

2013-04-30: Artificial deadlines Great analogy on deadlines for engineers. Similar to a soccer...

2013-04-30: An App.net application idea Over the weekend I was looking for a replacement for...

2013-04-29: Transporting the Lockheed A-12 Amazing account of the moving of these spy planes from...

2013-04-29: Here is today Great timeline animating.

2013-04-29: Breathing space When I worked for an ERP consultancy, I would frequently...

2013-04-26: The cull continues Ever since the news that Google was sunsetting it's Reader...

2013-04-26: Too busy consuming? Don't be. Owen Williams covers the reasons why your opinion...

2013-04-26: Fixie Friday - Rainbow Spectacular paint job on this via FGGT

2013-04-25: Working from home, a great benefit Last night our oldest son gave us a bit of...

2013-04-24: Clear your desk, clear your head Work has been a little slow this week, a morning...

2013-04-23: I want to sign up with email We've all been there. You're given a link to a...

2013-04-22: Pick a side ... ... Rebel Alliance or The Empire?

2013-04-22: Letting go I struggled with developing features for Journalong over the last...

2013-04-19: Fixie Friday - Marco's Monster Track Mmmmmm, shiny! via FGGT - Photo by Father Tu

2013-04-19: Buying books again Bought myself a couple of books this morning for some...

2013-04-18: How many swings ... ... are you going to take at the fence?

2013-04-18: Six Steps I Should Have Taken With Journalong It's been a year since I started Journalong. It's been...

2013-04-17: Stop Chasing Rainbows When I started working on Journalong over a year ago,...

2013-04-16: 101 moments ... ... with Nicholas Bate.

2013-04-15: RSS is not dead While trawling through my RSS feeds looking for blogs to...

2013-04-14: Ideas breed more ideas I had an idea for an application, so I stuck...

2013-04-11: The advantage of plain text Today I spent an hour getting a script in place...

2013-04-11: Fixie Friday - Leader KAGERO with risers Not often you see one of these with the riser...

2013-04-10: To specialise or not? My career has been quite varied when you look at...

2013-04-10: Leave us introverts alone I find it increasingly tiresome to apologize for my need...

2013-04-10: A new system for reading Getting informed is a means to an end, not an...

2013-04-10: Putting up a breakwater It's been a while since I went through all the...

2013-04-09: Wishlist Wednesday - Pedal Consumption Ass Savers My fixie tends to be a fair weather bike these...

2013-04-08: Not poking the box enough I've just finished Seth Godin's book, Poke the Box and...

2013-04-04: Matt Gemmell on App.Net and Conversation Matt Gemmell has an excellent post on the community that...

2013-04-04: Do you blog for you or your readers? Content is king. I hear this a lot when people...

2013-04-03: Going Google Free Google free. I hear those words a lot now. Ever...

2013-04-02: Prioritizing Family, Career and Other Things Being a parent is tough at the best of times,...

2013-03-26: Combine my blogs? For a while now I've been running an essay style...

2013-03-25: A little idea for monitoring RSS feeds The loss of Google Reader as an RSS reader is...

2013-03-22: The return of mail A few weeks ago I signed up to a project...

2013-03-22: Fixie Friday - Gianni Motta Pista Love the paint job on this Pista. via FGGT

2013-03-21: Always switched on A few weeks back I tried to improve some code...

2013-03-20: Wishlist Wednesday - Orange Five29 via Singletrack

2013-03-20: Keep on reviewing Ever that get that feeling where you're continually picking up...

2013-03-19: Contemplating a blog move Yes it's that time again where I consider moving to...

2013-03-15: The long path Test-driven development (TDD) is often seen as the long way...

2013-03-14: Want more business? Then tune in every day to Nicholas Bate. I especially like the...

2013-03-14: Three Questions What do I need to anticipate? What do I need...

2013-03-14: Fixie Friday - PELIZZOLI For3 via FGGT

2013-03-14: Do you have a passion for work? Not everyone is cut out for it. It takes not...

2013-03-14: Be a game changer It’s a sad fact of life, but there’s many workers...

2013-03-13: Wishlist Wednesday - DMR Bolt (Long) The ultimate play bike. via BikeRadar

2013-03-13: Goodbye Google Reader So Google Reader is finally being killed off. The RSS...

2013-03-12: Reviewing the master list It’s become clear to me that there’s far too much...

2013-03-11: The monthly services bill This morning I was curious about the amout of money...

2013-03-09: Teaching kids to think I would love to sit down and teach my sons...

2013-03-09: Life tips ... ... with Nicholas Bate.

2013-03-09: Go to them Cultural Offering takes it a step further with his advice...

2013-03-08: There's more to programming than writing code Another thought from episode 95 of the Ruby Rogues podcast...

2013-03-08: Fixie Friday - Concept Bikes Assassin via Pedal Consumption

2013-03-07: Being a team player Episode 95 of the Ruby Rogues podcast got me thinking...

2013-03-06: Wishlist Wednesday - Less choice I'm in the market for a new iPhone case. There...

2013-03-06: Comfortable tools Software developers love their text editors. Those developers that invest...

2013-03-05: To categorise or not? I’ve been blogging on and off for the last few...

2013-03-05: In Great Company ... ... once again. Proud and honoured to be featured in...

2013-03-04: Are you automating? Automation. The programmer’s best friend. Programmers automate as much as...

2013-03-01: Talk to your client One of the greatest challenges I’ve had in my career...

2013-03-01: Fixie Friday - Leader Kagero Love the chainring on this Leader build. via Pedal Consumption...

2013-02-28: Tips on getting through your RSS feeds faster Let me get this clear to start with. I only...

2013-02-27: Wishlist Wednesday - Vintage Style Track Crankset This crankset is superbly finished. via Pedal Consumption

2013-02-27: The Daily Checklist In an effort to be more productive, healthy and fit...

2013-02-26: Persistence pays off Being a software developer means that I spend a lot...

2013-02-25: Exploring the freemium product So Journalong has been tried and tested as a fully...

2013-02-24: The rule of three in decision making Use the rule of three. Keep major decisions to three...

2013-02-24: Ideas do matter In the end if you can come up with something...

2013-02-24: Getting it ... ... with Nicholas Bate.

2013-02-22: The late adopter I made a small purchase last week at the Apple...

2013-02-22: Fixie Friday - FGGT Karena via FGGT

2013-02-21: Why I love being a Netter Netter and netizen are just a couple of the words...

2013-02-20: Wishlist Wednesday - More time More time to read, write, code, watch, listen. That's the...

2013-02-20: Abandoned technology When the Xbox Kinect first appeared, I was all over...

2013-02-19: The reach of your words A few years ago I ran a blog called MindMapSwitch....

2013-02-19: Be present with Nicholas Bate Nicholas Bate on the importance of being present. But being...

2013-02-18: Learning As a web developer I tend to focus on the...

2013-02-15: Apps for staying in touch with family Staying connected with family in the modern world is great....

2013-02-14: Decisions, decisions, decisions As a software developer I'm used to making hundreds, well...

2013-02-13: Wishlist Wednesday - The bike ... ... not the beard. On-one's new 29er looks great.

2013-02-13: Technology Decisions For a long time now I've worked on my trusty...

2013-02-12: Microsoft: A shadow of its former self I was a fan of Microsoft when I first started...

2013-02-11: Taskpaper I stopped using Wunderlist for maintaining lists last week. It...

2013-02-10: Where does your Hogwarts allegiance lie? With Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw or Slytherin?

2013-02-08: I'm not a rockstar or a ninja In case you don't know what I'm talking about, let...

2013-02-08: I wish the sky could look like this ... ... at night without having to drive miles to get...

2013-02-08: Fixie Friday - Cannondale Track Awesome colour by the way. via Pedal Consumption

2013-02-07: Everything in moderation kids, including technology Digital technology. The great invention of the late 20th century...

2013-02-06: Wishlist Wednesday - More blog posts in reserve My attempt to blog every weekday on my blog hit...

2013-02-05: The next idea: DecisionMail Journalong is up and running and I'm happy with it,...

2013-02-05: Moon setting behind the temple of Poseidon Amazing photograph. via Mme Scherzo

2013-02-05: Getting ready for the next Star Wars installment ... ... with some teaser posters from the fans. Really like...

2013-02-04: Journalong pricing and value It's been over a year now since Journalong was launched...

2013-02-01: Use compass points for better goals Goal setting. How many different methods have you tried? Lots?...

2013-02-01: The geek inside me just chuckled ... I would fail at this as well. via xkcd

2013-02-01: Fixie Friday - 2013 Kagero via Pedal Consumption

2013-01-31: Streaks I read an interesting post by Curtis McHale today highlighting...

2013-01-30: Wishlist Wednesday - Maxlight Sync Titanium Hardtail A new bike to lust after. via BikeRadar

2013-01-30: Productivity apps don't work for me I'm not the first person to realise this, but productivity...

2013-01-29: We need more simple products The fixed gear bike. Two wheels. One gear. Brakes, optional....

2013-01-28: Road cycling fan no longer I watched Miguel Indurain as a kid. He is a...

2013-01-26: Building a Better Business ... ... with everyone's favourite mentor, Nicholas Bate. Ultimately we need...

2013-01-25: Mind mapping to outlining I've been trying to get back into using mind mapping...

2013-01-25: Fixie Friday - BENOTTO Pista 2700 / 1984 via FGGT

2013-01-24: My Writing Tools Matt Gemmell recently blogged about his array of writing tools....

2013-01-23: Wishlist Wednesday - YNOT Products So we're definitely going to Canada this year. Which means...

2013-01-23: This old notebook A look at the contents of a writer's notebook. Marvellous...

2013-01-23: Be Present This was supposed to be this year's theme but I...

2013-01-22: Back on a regular reading schedule The last couple of months have been a bit hectic...

2013-01-21: Always be learning One of Patrick Rhone's latest posts is his list of...

2013-01-18: Getting it wrong as a parent Some of you might already know this from my tweets...

2013-01-18: Fixie Friday - Cinelli Super Corsa via FGGT

2013-01-18: Everyday is a school day ... ... with Patrick Rhone.

2013-01-18: Becoming a Wordpress Development Professional is launched My friend Curtis has been busy penning a new book....

2013-01-17: Don't criticise choice I read an article today where the author outlined her...

2013-01-16: Micro X-Wing Can't wait to show my oldest son this! via Distracted...

2013-01-16: Making time for product building It's been a busy couple of weeks freelancing. However there...

2013-01-15: Where estimates can go wrong (and how to fix it) Estimating. It's a word that can strike fear into people...

2013-01-15: The holy grail of mobile computing A single device that can be used on the go...

2013-01-15: Pricing products The only answers that matter are dollars spent. People answer...

2013-01-15: Lifehacker asks ... ... how can I keep a personal, private journal online?...

2013-01-14: Using multiple networks as a marketing tool Having multiple social networks can be a real headache if...

2013-01-11: Fixie Friday - SPUN Studio Couldn't actually get a name for this bike. Great build...

2013-01-11: Aggregation of media is not journaling The other week I read about a popular journaling app...

2013-01-10: TDD with your MVP Should you TDD your MVP? This question came up on...

2013-01-09: Wishlist Wednesday - Rogue Hoodie Nice hoodie for cutting about town. via Pedal Consumption

2013-01-04: This year's theme: Independence This year's theme was all set to be something else,...

2013-01-04: One to one networking I previously wrote about the importance of maintaining your professional...

2013-01-04: It's time to get back into mind mapping again As part of a toolset reboot for the year I've...

2013-01-04: I'm available for work It's taken a few weeks of job searching to make...

2013-01-02: Dealing with redundancy It's been four weeks now since I was made redundant....

2012-12-31: There's Only One New Year's Resolution Wise words from Sergio Delaguera: There’s only one New Year’s...

2012-12-30: You Are Your Number One User I did try and build Journalong according to lean practices...

2012-12-30: The fear of failure Glad to see I am not the only one with...

2012-12-30: Nicholas Bate is leading the revolution ... ... and everyone who wants a more productive year in...

2012-12-30: 21 Habits to Make Life Better ... ... with Michael Wade.

2012-12-30: Don’t Sell Your Solution Curtis McHale's blog is definitely one to watch for 2013....

2012-12-21: xkcd: Instagram Next time you think about signing up to a free...

2012-12-21: “How are you?” said one.... Great to see one of Arthur Rackham's illustrations in my...

2012-12-21: Fixie Friday - Rudy Melo’s Kagero via Pedal Consumption

2012-12-19: Wishlist Wednesday - More confidence The last few weeks have seen me attending a number...

2012-12-19: Scotland Opens First Privately-Financed Incubator TechCube is a world class space for technology startups in...

2012-12-19: Saddle up for 2013 ... ... with Nicholas Bate.

2012-12-19: How to Edit Your Own Writing Great advice for people like myself that edit their work...

2012-12-19: Goals for 2013 ... ... with Curtis McHale. I should do this as well...

2012-12-14: Fixie Friday - Leader Hurricane via Pedal Consumption

2012-12-13: Don't neglect your professional network I know and I'm sure you know that networking is...

2012-12-12: Wishlist Wednesday - iMiNUSD Shell Functional bike clothing is great, but so is functional bike...

2012-12-08: Writing with pen and paper Writing, real writing, makes you smarter. via Who Writes For...

2012-12-08: Why no one is reading your corporate blog Not surprised at all that so many corporate blogs are...

2012-12-08: Where do you achieve more? Michael Wade examines places where you achieve more work. It...

2012-12-08: Required life courses ... ... with Kurt Harden.

2012-12-08: Do One Thing Avoid the “Jack of all trades, Master of none.”-mantra, as...

2012-12-08: Creativity Seven ... ... with your own creative director, Nicholas Bate.

2012-12-07: Fixie Friday - Double Wonderful via FGGT / Photo by Father Tu

2012-12-06: Paradoxical Productivity Why wouldn't you want Paradoxical Productivity by Nicholas Bate?It's mega...

2012-12-05: Wishlist Wednesday - Genesis Fortitude Race Steel frame? Check. Rigid forks? Check. 29" wheels? Check. On...

2012-12-05: The Work You Love is Waiting For You The main reason people don’t try to do work they...

2012-12-05: Hit it, don’t quit The bottom line: pick a few things to do well,...

2012-12-05: Do you want freedom from the cubicle? Then check out Nicholas Bate.

2012-11-30: Fixie Friday - KONGA Rata track bike via FGGT

2012-11-29: How to Get Startup Ideas This isn't just today's required reading, but required reading for...

2012-11-29: Curtis asks ... ... are you a dreamer or a finisher? I was...

2012-11-28: Wishlist Wednesday - To make the right choice Since I got made redundant last week, I've had an...

2012-11-28: Job Hunting ... ... Zombie Style. Who thought that zombies could be so...

2012-11-28: How to Make Your Job Search ... ... Productive. It's been a busy week of interviews for...

2012-11-26: The Uncompleted Projects Don't let uncompleted projects gnaw away at you.

2012-11-26: From cubicle to freedom ... ... with Nicholas Bate.

2012-11-26: E's guide to freelancing Well I'm naming it this anyway. Thanks E.

2012-11-23: Working with family people An old post from the svn blog at 37signals but...

2012-11-23: Helpful apps Kurt Harden has a list of apps you can use...

2012-11-23: Gratitude This weeks news has me looking at my career differently...

2012-11-23: From Cubicle To Freedom Yet again, I feel like NB is watching over my...

2012-11-23: Fixie Friday - BB17 Transfer via FGGT / Photo by Father Tu

2012-11-22: Some productivity winners ... ... with Adam Keys. No fancy hacks or software here....

2012-11-21: Wishlist Wednesday - More writing ideas I've managed to write 3 posts over 3 days for...

2012-11-21: Opportunities ahead Bad news. Got paid off this morning. Good news. I...

2012-11-21: Bookshops fight back Good to see independent bookshops fighting back but I suspect that...

2012-11-20: Stop sending 'important' emails Ever get an email marked as important and then proceeded...

2012-11-19: Why we need side projects I've always had a side project going for the last...

2012-11-19: The slow boiled frog ... ... that is every Twitter user at the moment. A...

2012-11-19: The Rebel Alliance Needs You! These are fantastic recruitment posters for the Rebel Alliance. via...

2012-11-19: Mini-Escapes Execupundit offers escape strategies that every one can do.

2012-11-19: Fear Last week seen a spike in traffic to my blog....

2012-11-19: Disconnect Saturdays If you want the most from your Saturday, then why...

2012-11-16: Honoured ... ... to be featured in Kurt Harden's annual 25 blogs...

2012-11-16: Fixie Friday - 3RENSHO / NUGGET This bike has classic written all over it. via FGGT...

2012-11-15: What do you do? How boring? It's always the same opening line when your...

2012-11-15: Thinking ... ... inside, outside and beyond the box. Lots of thinking...

2012-11-15: The same old 7 Sometimes I think NB is watching me from afar.

2012-11-15: Bring back the 40-hour work week For employees, the fundamental realization is that an employer who...

2012-11-15: Being socialable More of an introvert than an extrovert? Some good tips...

2012-11-14: Wishlist Wednesday - A time machine It would be nice to re-visit decisions I've made recently,...

2012-11-14: Simple tools A week ago I finally got round to doing some...

2012-11-14: A better review ... ... where Patrick Rhone looks at how he's still using...

2012-11-13: Todays physics lesson ... ... brought to you by xkcd.

2012-11-13: The Fight A little reminder from Dustin Curtis. Avoid the trap of...

2012-11-13: An idea is brewing Start a new coffee shop that prides itself on not...

2012-11-09: Want to go home on time? Try Nicholas Bate's time management plan for a better day....

2012-11-09: I Am A Terrible Programmer Glad to hear that I'm not alone. I don't always...

2012-11-09: Fixie Friday - Taipei Skyline behind a Kalavinka Good luck pedaling that off the building! via FGGT

2012-11-07: Wishlist Wednesday - Courage ... ... to say yes to forking a new career path....

2012-11-07: Side projects need an end goal Otherwise you're project is going to stall and get nowhere....

2012-11-07: Regrets from your past ... ... we all have them. However it's never too late...

2012-11-07: Do you follow the church of ... ... the Internet?

2012-11-07: A change of network Barring a few replies out of common courtesy, it's now...

2012-11-06: Start something small Which is why I love working on Journalong. The small...

2012-11-06: Reading list for November Post Captain by Patrick O'Brian - I'm continuing the series...

2012-11-06: Patrick Rhone's Writing Steps It's easier than you think. Just read step one.

2012-11-06: A new rule for ideas ... ... give them a 2 week shelf life.

2012-11-05: Ghost This is just an idea for a new blogging platform,...

2012-11-02: The Myth of Success ... ... with Caesura Letters. Let us expose the conspiracy: success...

2012-11-02: Fixie Friday - All-City Thunderdome Love the detail on the down tube and the chain...

2012-11-01: Behind the scenes of ... ... Raiders. I loved this movie as a kid, but...

2012-10-31: Wishlist Wednesday - A portfolio career While I would love to work with some programming languages...

2012-10-25: Fixie Friday - LOW x Pepper Riser Bar What's not to like about this build? And you can't...

2012-10-25: Execupundit has an assignment for you ... ... idea books. Think of it as topical journals. I...

2012-10-24: Two sentences is all it takes to keep a journal Seriously, who can't write two sentences every day? That's all...

2012-10-24: The $5 SaaS Is $5 the magical number when it comes to pricing...

2012-10-23: Wishlist Wednesday - Quickfix Mudguard Fix it on, ride your bike, take it off again....

2012-10-22: The Best Upgrade Is You Today's essential reading comes from Patrick Rhone. I have come...

2012-10-22: Outlining Books Faster, Revisited The FBO V3. Allows you to make notes from your...

2012-10-22: Hacker debate Nothing like an Apple product launch to get a hacker...

2012-10-18: Fixie Friday - Colnago Dream Pista Love the disc wheel at the back! via FGGT

2012-10-16: Wishlist Wednesday - No.22 Bicycle Company Fixed Frame This frame from the the No.22 Bicycle Company in Toronto...

2012-10-15: Is this the end of the todo list? Jeff Atwood uses his brain, Curtis McHale has thrown away...

2012-10-15: How To Live As I analyze, reflect, and write, I found myself scratching...

2012-10-11: The Magazine Marco Arment, the man behind Instapaper, has a new venture...

2012-10-11: Fixie Friday - Cervelo Someone has some new wheels over at FGGT. via FGGT.

2012-10-10: John Gruber's review of the Kindle Paperwhite I know the Kindle Paperwhite isn't out in the UK...

2012-10-09: Wishlist Wednesday - A better career 7 Freelancing has been on my mind recently. If I start...

2012-10-09: Invent the right thing This doesn’t mean new problems shouldn’t be tackled and new...

2012-10-08: The best Kindle Paperwhite review I've read so far I gushed over the new Kindle Paperwhite when it was...

2012-10-08: Instant Business Speak - Geeks Nicholas Bate gets us geeks. It's a shame that others...

2012-10-08: Bike trials skills on a Pinarello road bike This type of riding by Martyn Ashton would sure as...

2012-10-07: And over at xkcd today ... How appropriate for today's massive tech companies.

2012-10-04: Fixie Friday - Just Riding Rode to work on the fixie this morning. I would...

2012-10-03: Visualizing Tolkien This post has it all. Tolkien, words stats and a...

2012-10-03: Instant MBA now free on Amazon Nicholas Bate's Instant MBA is now free on Amazon. Read...

2012-10-03: Immerse yourself ... ... with Nicholas Bate.

2012-10-03: A better shared space The trick, I think, is to make a better shared...

2012-10-02: Wishlist Wednesday - Merckx 525 The complete story of cycling legend Eddy Merckx. Who can...

2012-10-02: How To Build ... ... a Blog Readership. Hats off to Dan Shipper for...

2012-10-01: 45 Things Patrick Knows Essential reading for today. Make sure to set aside some...

2012-10-01: The new world of work ... ... is coming fast and freelancing is on the rise...

2012-10-01: Building for Enterprise Solutions So the real business opportunities are in enterprise solutions we’re...

2012-10-01: Batten down the escape hatch ... ... with Nicholas Bate.

2012-09-27: That's the weekend sorted then Golf ... more golf ... and even more golf. Ryder...

2012-09-27: Fixie Friday - Bombtrack These Bombtrack bikes are fantastic. Especially love the curve on...

2012-09-26: Getting the right customers One thing that has continually bugged me about the Journalong...

2012-09-25: Wishlist Wednesday - New Lurcher X9 I wants one of these ... 29" wheels and a...

2012-09-25: How to Get Unstuck ... ... The Big Paper Exercise with Mike Vardy.It's amazing how often...

2012-09-23: Firefighting Firefighting. I've been doing this for most of the last...

2012-09-22: E-Mail Sensitivity/Paranoia: The Checklist I wish I read this list by Michael Wade last week when...

2012-09-20: IFTTT disables Twitter Triggers Twitter's third party app lockdown continues with the removal of...

2012-09-20: Fixie Friday - Fall is coming I wish I had a local spot like this for...

2012-09-19: Good to see developers having success with Linux So, far its been good; most apps I use are...

2012-09-19: Amazing Star Wars Animation Absolutely fantastic animation. I would love to see this expanded...

2012-09-18: Wishlist Wednesday - Fall in Canada Every year we miss the seasons moving from Summer to...

2012-09-18: I'm not a circus entertainer How many times have you heard these or words to...

2012-09-18: Click and Drag Today's XKCD is amazing. Enjoy.

2012-09-16: What is Markdown? Lifehacker has all the resources you'll need for using Markdown....

2012-09-16: Stop using email for internal company communication ​I have a love hate relationship with email.I love having...

2012-09-14: One for the engineers I’m blogging today because computer nerds know how to make...

2012-09-13: Photo of the day I still want to go back here and watch the...

2012-09-13: Fixie Friday - Girl on bike I just know my mate Mark would love this girl's...

2012-09-11: Wishlist Wedensday - Orange RX-9 Never tried riding a cyclo-cross bike, but if I ever...

2012-09-11: The $9 cardboard bicycle I wonder how waterproof it is? via Kottke.org

2012-09-11: Kids and their imagination I initially drafted this in August 2011, during my stint...

2012-09-11: Capturing ideas on the go The notes are for you. Don’t worry about your handwriting,...

2012-09-10: What’s Wrong With Twitter? While social networks might not be at the forefront of...

2012-09-09: Nice blog layout ... ... by Elliot Jay Stocks. Blog posts grouped together by...

2012-09-08: Sundays are for ... ... a long walk with the family, spending the time...

2012-09-08: A gathering place An impressive collection of books by Cultural Offering. Makes me...

2012-09-06: Microsoft's first Canadian retail store opening in Toronto Might have to make a wee visit to the store...

2012-09-06: Edge of the universe Another little gem that hit my inbox courtesy of Caesura...

2012-09-05: Offense and defense Defense is prepared. It is what we do with what...

2012-09-05: New Kindle Paperwhite The new Kindle range from Amazon is looking really good....

2012-09-02: Startup Kits Give me Nicholas Bate's get real kit over the oh-so...

2012-09-02: My 5 Favourite Books After seeing this posted on various blogs I'm subscribed to,...

2012-08-30: Fixie Friday - De Rosa Ti Pretty sure that @andygumley will probably have his eye on...

2012-08-28: Wishlist Wednesday - Specialized P-Fix This would make a mighty fine addition to my Langster....

2012-08-28: TextDown, a Markdown editor for Chrome I use Markdown everyday, so it's great to see TextDown,...

2012-08-27: For me, web apps still rule Like most people I've spent my fair share of money...

2012-08-26: Habit holiday Building habits and routines is a great way make sure...

2012-08-23: Remembering JMC Jason was my reason for taking up mountain biking and...

2012-08-23: Fixie Friday - Royal Mail Messenger Bag Awesome use for some old mail bags. I know it's...

2012-08-22: Train and Towers Yip, Toronto is home from home. Wish I had more...

2012-08-22: The Slow Web Because everything you use and do on the web doesn't...

2012-08-22: Sense and Sensibility with Curtis McHale Top geek in the entrepreneur and web development world says...

2012-08-22: Nicholas Bate has his own way of identifying a product ... ... worth building.

2012-08-22: Marilyn Monroe Twins I've asked my brother-in-law why these towers are called the...

2012-08-22: Added to the reading list ... ... the Aubrey-Maturin series as recommended by Michael Wade. I...

2012-08-20: Moving on ... For a few months now I have been thinking about...

2012-08-20: Escaping from the walled garden Some influential posts that have got me thinking that Twitter...

2012-08-19: Your words are wasted You are not blogging enough. You are pouring your words...

2012-08-17: Everybody Out The world is buggered. We need to go elsewhere, but...

2012-08-17: Don't Use black. via Nicholas Bate & Swiss Miss

2012-08-14: Wishlist Wednesday - On-One Carbon 29er Race Frame On-One are doing great stuff with carbon fibre these days....

2012-08-09: View from Your desk with Cultural Offering What's your view from your desk?

2012-08-09: Fixie Friday - GTB via Pedal Consumption

2012-08-07: Wishlist Wednesday - And What Do You Do? More much needed career advice recommended by Nicholas Bate.

2012-08-07: What’s not to like about this sport? via KA-CHING!

2012-08-07: Follow Cultural Offering You won't regret it.

2012-08-02: Fixie Friday - 1993 Cannondale Track via Pedal Consumption

2012-07-31: Wishlist Wednesday - Getting this little guy home Forgive the cute picture of my 2nd son who was...

2012-07-30: The habit manifesto Buster Benson outlines what habit decisions are and provides some...

2012-07-24: Wishlist Wednesday - Mountain bike expo in SFO Not everything on your wishlist needs to be things you...

2012-07-23: Fun physics at xkcd Answering the questions in physics that you didn't ask at...

2012-07-19: Fixie Friday - Æ’s Brascona via Pedal Consumption

2012-07-18: Final journey for Space Shuttle Enterprise I've never seen such close pictures of any of NASA's...

2012-07-17: Wishlist Wednesday - New tunes Muddy Waters and the Rolling Stones? It's definitely going on...

2012-07-16: Threat or Opportunity? Ever since Google Drive came out, I've been wondering about...

2012-07-16: Book store vs Amazon While browsing through the books at my local Waterstones store,...

2012-07-14: .Mail The email client redesigned for today.

2012-07-14: Art of the day via Fixed Gear Girl Taiwan

2012-07-12: Fixie Friday - Makino NJS via Fixed Gear Girl Taiwan

2012-07-11: Let the waters roar The Hammock Papers. Because you never know when you'll need...

2012-07-10: Wishlist Wednesday - A bigger Dropbox Dropbox just announced better plans. Really tempted to move a...

2012-07-08: A Winning Formula 7 Nicholas Bate is at again. This time it's his winning...

2012-07-03: Wishlist Wednesday - SRAM XX-1 Yes folks, we have entered new realms of crazy in...

2012-06-30: Marketing advice from Seth The mass market is no longer. There is almost no...

2012-06-28: Never open a book with the weather ... ... and other writing tips from Explore.

2012-06-28: Fixie Friday - SKYLMT SL1 Build The raw steel look. Love it! via Pedal Consumption

2012-06-28: Being brutally honest with yourself I love reading posts like this. It's that moment when...

2012-06-26: Wishlist Wedensday - Cannondale Trigger 1 via Singletrack

2012-06-26: The best answer I've seen .. .. to defining what a start-up is. A start-up should...

2012-06-26: How to create sketchnotes on an iPad It's easier than you think.

2012-06-26: BackOfAnEnvelope: Profitability And if you are struggling with your start-up and you're...

2012-06-18: Wishlist Wednesday - Niner S.I.R.9 Wow. Niner sure do know how to make an appealing...

2012-06-17: Why you need your own company Then I realized why I need to start a new...

2012-06-13: Steal like a writer via Explore

2012-06-06: Home from home via Daily Dose of Imagery

2012-06-06: Fixie Friday - Another fixie to want via Pedal Consumption

2012-06-06: Bike tools in your handlebars ... yes please! This is just brilliant. Bicycle tools stored in your handlebars....

2012-06-05: How gnarly are the cobbles at Roubaix? Pretty gnarly if you ask me, and I'm more of...

2012-06-05: Fork Bottle Openers Bottle openers made from old bicycle forks. Brilliant! via Fixed...