2021-04-10: A long longed for trip to the coast today.

2021-04-10: I could finally go to the beach again today!

2021-04-01: When nice colleagues bring you good stuff.

2021-03-30: I’m back to Obsidian for my personal notes. Logseq is powerful, but it didn’t quite gel …

2021-03-26: The print is home!

2021-03-25: Project “Ripping my CD collection” is nearing the end. I had done it once before, but back then I …

2021-03-24: Dinner today was lovely ramen from Ajitama. @maique knows what I am talking about. Son the younger …

2021-03-19: Happy Fathers day @maique! I totally forgot to say that earlier.

2021-03-18: Just finished the last in a series of interviews for a new position. Same company, different …

2021-03-17: The print of my beach photograph will be ready next week. This is the latest mockup from the studio.

2021-03-14: Listening to the “Small Change” album by Tom Waits. It’s like catching up with an …

2021-03-14: Alameda evening

2021-03-14: Sunlight reflected on the train tracks.

2021-03-09: The mailman brought sonic happiness today. The album is “Kvitravn” (White Raven) by the Norwegian …

2021-03-08: I am officially without a personal computer, DHL came and picked up the Developer Transition Kit …

2021-03-07: I’ve made a small site for my photos with blot. photos.helgegudmundsen.com

2021-03-07: Hello, humans!

2021-03-05: I don’t have a new computer yet, but I already bought a Thunderbolt hub to use with the …

2021-03-05: The mailman brought happiness in the form of vinyl today.

2021-03-03: Achievement Unlocked: I’ve got a new pin!

2021-03-03: I’ve just been to the printers to check the photo I am having framed, and to pick materials …

2021-03-03: Day 31: Defiance When she was just a year, Brownie was severely ill, didn’t eat or drink, and was …

2021-03-02: Day 30: Privacy

2021-03-01: Day 29: Light Sunset in the Basque Country.

2021-03-01: Just finished my first German lesson. I need to brush up on the very basic school German I learned …

2021-02-28: Air cooling bread for breakfast

2021-02-28: Day 28: Up Up early to shape the dough for breakfast bread later.

2021-02-28: In early March DHL will pick up my developer kit to be returned to Apple. I’ve decided to go for the …

2021-02-27: Dove deep into the record pile, picked up “Meddle” by Pink Floyd. Mmmmmmmm……

2021-02-27: Leaves

2021-02-27: The waxed canvas GR 1 Heritage rucksack is sweet!

2021-02-27: Day 27: Pompasetting I don’t really have any clothes to show off, so I’m showing other things.

2021-02-26: Day 26: Favourite

2021-02-26: I have the biggest soft spot for Underworld (Spotify link)

2021-02-25: Day 25: Code My coding corner

2021-02-24: Day 24: Baby Me and my big sis

2021-02-23: Day 23: Banana

2021-02-22: Day 22: Spell

2021-02-22: The other day I came across the photos of Jorge Bacelar, a Portuguese vet who takes wonderful …

2021-02-21: I’ll most likely do a role transition at work soon, and I’m pondering doing a podcast documenting …

2021-02-21: Day 21: Colours

2021-02-21: Walked by this and thought of @maique

2021-02-20: I already posted for the challenge, but today we have weather in Lisbon too! 🤓

2021-02-20: Day 20: Weather Fire in the sky

2021-02-19: Day 19: Alive When I eat these, I know I am.

2021-02-19: If you have access to Spotify or Deezer, check out this superb album with music from Cape Verde from …

2021-02-18: Day 18: At home When the dog is feeling too much at home.

2021-02-17: Day 17: Still Still water.

2021-02-16: Yesterday I was out hunting for refection images, and saw this cool effect. The sun hit the glass on …

2021-02-16: Just a door

2021-02-16: Inside the Dome This is taken from under a tile mosaic covered dome, looking straight up. I kind of …

2021-02-16: Day 16: Erudite The desk of one.

2021-02-15: I had a nice walk in the afternoon looking for motives for the challenge for today. These were two …

2021-02-15: A charcutaria in the neighbourhood.

2021-02-15: Day 15: Reflection

2021-02-14: Day 14: Compassion Five years ago Brownie broke her toe, and we took her in to nurse her. She …

2021-02-13: Day 13: Make I am making stock from a chicken I just prepped. So much better than using stock cubes.

2021-02-12: Day 12: Sporg Meet SPORG, my SPoon cybORG

2021-02-11: All the watches on display made me visit my drawer. This is a cherished old Omega my father gave me …

2021-02-11: Day 11: Machine A writing machine

2021-02-10: Day 10: Energy As in, the conservation of.

2021-02-09: Last year was terrible as far as reading books is concerned. This year is better, I have already …

2021-02-09: Day 9: Muddy Today is one of those days…

2021-02-08: Some more pictures from my paradise

2021-02-08: Day 8: Hope I hope I’ll see this view again soon.

2021-02-07: Day 7: Craving

2021-02-06: Apple changed their tune, instead of a $200 discount on a new Mac until May, they now offer $500 …

2021-02-06: Day 6: Sport

2021-02-05: I fixed it for you, @ohBananaJoe

2021-02-05: Day 5: Pets

2021-02-04: Day 4: Layers

2021-02-03: Day 3: Comfort

2021-02-02: I lost day 1, but I’m jumping on the train for day 2. Today there was no morning beverage, I’ve run …

2021-01-28: Even vegetarians can have this.

2021-01-14: Ozric Tentacles has been one of my favourite bands since I first heard them in the early 90s. …

2021-01-14: In the current cold snap, we use more power than usual.. Yesterday just dumb luck stopped my …

2021-01-13: Hoefler & Co made a short film about Operator Mono, which is my preferred monospace typeface. …

2021-01-11: The Norwegian folk stories by Asbjørnsen & Moe, animated by Ivo Caprino were an integral part of …

2021-01-11: My company is now considering offering the services of a psychologist to employees that want someone …

2021-01-11: Very much enjoying “Midnight Diner” on Netflix.

2021-01-10: Coming up for breath, and posting a photo from Christmas. Old vines, misty morning.

2021-01-01: First beer of the year is a Dunkel Weissbier. 2021 is off to a good start.

2021-01-01: The Lisbon Christmas tree, shot on the last day of 2020.

2021-01-01: Best acquisition of 2020: My little Ricoh camera, which totally rekindled my interest in …

2021-01-01: Red

2021-01-01: Lazy morning. Just finished breakfast, and will take Brownie out for the first walk of 2021.

2021-01-01: Last walk of 2020 Yesterday I went for a walk in downtown Lisbon before the curfew took effect. …

2020-12-31: Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd. Gets me every time. I know by heart where every note by every …

2020-12-30: Emacs, org-mode and org-roam is a super awesome combination, but still I am drawn to fooling around …

2020-12-29: Winter field. It still amazes me how green Portugal is in winter.

2020-12-29: Pine tree in the distance

2020-12-29: Old olive tree trunk

2020-12-27: Not something I have to do frequently in Portugal.

2020-12-20: Web

2020-12-20: Flower

2020-12-19: Leaves

2020-12-15: I used to be a programmer. Now I am a professional meeting attendant.

2020-12-14: The most mesmerising track I heard this year was Photograph by Keeley Forsyth. She reminds me a …

2020-12-14: Carving a little santa figure (another hobby picked up during Covid)

2020-12-12: Another shot from Costa de Caparica.

2020-12-12: The sea is a little bit rougher in the winter. This is Costa de Caparica, Portugal.

2020-12-12: Christmas Lights at Campo Pequeno in Lisbon

2020-11-26: Adjust. That’s something we’ve all had to do this year. ✏️#mbnov

2020-11-25: As usual these days I fell asleep without remembering to the phone to charge. So during the night …

2020-11-24: I suddenly want to see Red again. Not the action comedy, but the third film of Kieslowski’s trilogy. …

2020-11-24: I have a lot to thank micro.blog for. One specific recent case is the warm reception I got for a …

2020-11-24: Provision sounds like marketing speak for good eyesight. ✏️#mbnov

2020-11-23: 2020 is the year that keeps on giving. Today my father had knee replacement surgery, which went …

2020-11-23: I continue to be very happy with Capture One for editing RAW files. Combined with Photo Mechanic for …

2020-11-22: To write longer posts with pictures interspersed, I use iA writer, then publish to MB. Is there an …

2020-11-22: Caparica Another trip to the beach today. There were lots of people there, the sea was full of …

2020-11-22: Crossing a border. Haven’t done that in a while. ✏️#mbnov

2020-11-21: I’m recycling yesterday’s entry, since it happened to contain both prompts: “I love winter, when the …

2020-11-20: I wonder if Flickr will get a surge in customers now that Google will start charging.

2020-11-20: I love winter, when the colours fade and the world turns black and white. ✏️#mbnov

2020-11-19: I stumbled upon this track today (Photograph by Keeley Forsyth), and I am mesmerised.

2020-11-19: I love browsing Kevin Kelly’s bumper book of tool reviews, Cool Tools. Not so much to read …

2020-11-18: I am very happy that micro.blog exists. It has reaffirmed my belief that as a general rule, people …

2020-11-18: I have drunk coffee daily for more than 30 years, and I haven’t developed a dependence yet. 😜 …

2020-11-17: I fondly remember taking the night train between Bergen and Oslo in the winter. The moonlight …

2020-11-16: The most sold Volkswagen part has part number 199 398 500 A. It is a sausage.

2020-11-16: Today will be a mixture of Boomtown Rats and The Bangles. (“I Don’t Like Mondays” and “Manic Monday” …

2020-11-16: I don’t remember, I don’t recall. I have no memory of anything at all. ✏️#mbnov (Thanks …

2020-11-15: Making “Risengrynsgrøt”, a Norwegian-style rice porridge.

2020-11-15: In Norwegian, the word for “father” is “far”, and “mother” is “mor”. I live far away from them. …

2020-11-14: Here are a few more photos I took on the beach today. A fishermen’s boat Graffiti of Amália …

2020-11-14: Foggy, rainy morning at the beach, then the sun peeked through a hole in the sky.

2020-11-14: My old CD-collection came to the rescue with the challenge today. Now listening to Galactic Funk by …

2020-11-13: Blast from the past ripping my CD collection

2020-11-13: Today’s coding diet is coffee and marzipan.

2020-11-13: I have to have some code ready and tested before the weekend, so I guess today will be a day of many …

2020-11-12: I’ve been a master procrastinator over the last few weeks. Then an unexpected deadline fell …

2020-11-12: Slightly scruffy, some wear, but for a ‘69-model, in reasonable shape. ✏️#mbnov

2020-11-11: Still early(ish) but I’m knackered. Time to shut down, and get some shut-eye.

2020-11-11: Another picture of a foggy morning, this time through the window of my home office.

2020-11-11: I needed energising music for work today, so I am listening to traditional Norwegian music …

2020-11-11: Eventually I will have to return my developer kit to Apple. Given their history, I have a small hope …

2020-11-11: Sometimes I just don’t know what to say. ✏️#mbnov

2020-11-10: The morning was clear, then suddenly the mist arrived. Here is my misty take on the view from the …

2020-11-10: Note-taking apps. I can’t resist them. My main tool is Emacs and org-mode (and more recently …

2020-11-10: Elderly makes me thimk of Pliny the Elder. Pliny the Elder makes me think of beer. ✏️#mbnov

2020-11-09: I walk the dog, they walk the treadmill.

2020-11-09: Apparently I was collecting means of transport while walking Brownie the dog tonight.

2020-11-09: The next thing I want to learn how to use is the snap focus on my camera. Basically it is a preset …

2020-11-09: Autumn comes, autumn leaves.

2020-11-09: Good morning, Lisbon

2020-11-09: I should be in the “Procrastination Wars” saga. The force is strong in me. ✏️#mbnov

2020-11-08: If you want some haunting folk music on a Sunday, look no further: Martin Carthy and Eliza Carthy …

2020-11-08: I put on “The River” by Bruce Springsteen last night. The first track is “The ties …

2020-11-07: I’ll have an American beer today! 🇺🇸👍🍻

2020-11-07: It would be cool if Pence finally showed some spine and accepted defeat.

2020-11-07: What a relief!

2020-11-07: I should really watch “The Name of the Rose” again. Another one of Connery’s movies I am partial to.

2020-11-07: I am slow! Hadn’t realized Long Way Round and Long Way Down were also on Apple TV.

2020-11-07: iPad mini and Planck EZ @pdxmph

2020-11-07: My analog tools.

2020-11-07: So, there is one more episode of Long Way Up. Still I feel that coverage of this last bit of the …

2020-11-07: What is good advice for ego, self worth and bike tires? Do not over inflate. ✏️#mbnov

2020-11-06: And it is Long Way Up-day.

2020-11-06: One day late, I’ll watch V for Vendetta tonight.

2020-11-06: An upholstery repair shop in my street.

2020-11-06: Joining the pieces one by one; it’s puzzling. ✏️#mbnov

2020-11-05: I have had my little Ricoh camera for a couple of months now, and I am super happy with it. It takes …

2020-11-05: Hairstyling with mask

2020-11-05: It might be raining, but we still need coffee.

2020-11-05: Window display in a beauty salon.

2020-11-05: Even making porridge in the morning can be a photo opportunity.

2020-11-05: Today’s word could be “schadenfreude”, but I don’t want to jinx it, nor …

2020-11-04: I’m hoping the end is near, but I fear it is not. ✏️#mbnov

2020-11-03: Got a little cheer-me-up in the mail today: Moo cards and a holder.

2020-11-03: “Astonish” is too big of a word for me today. I’ll settle for something smaller, …

2020-11-02: Portuguese Pavement Stones

2020-11-02: Concentrate? I can’t bloody concentrate. ✏️#mbnov

2020-11-01: Life itself seems dreary these days. Even getting out of bed is difficult. I inch my way out of the …

2020-10-31: Still in my jammies, the dog at my feet and a mug of coffee in my hand. Good morning!

2020-10-30: The last conference call of the week was accompanied by this.

2020-10-30: I like the pastel coloured buildings in my neighbourhood.

2020-10-30: Today’s Tom Waits-album is Closing Time.

2020-10-30: I’ve had some Moo-cards made, and they should be delivered next week. I also ordered a small card …

2020-10-30: Long Way Up-day. I somehow get the feeling that their trip will be cut short, otherwise they have a …

2020-10-29: My CD collection give me a real trip down memory lane. Now I am listening to Fields of the Nephilim.

2020-10-29: The Heart of Saturday Night by Tom Waits is a great album. Another one I am rediscovering as I …

2020-10-29: I never warmed to the characters of Mr. Bean and Johnny English, so I was very pleasantly surprised …

2020-10-29: Stairs.

2020-10-29: Lisbon tiles. Literally.

2020-10-28: The other day I made Teriyaki sauce, and today I did Teriyaki-glazed ribs for lunch. The boys loved …

2020-10-28: My machine is coming back to life; project re-install and configure is proceeding according to plan.

2020-10-28: I have now picked up what I hope will be the permanent replacement for my MacBook, so today is …

2020-10-27: Pleasant side effect of ripping my old CD collection: re-discovering a LOT of great music.

2020-10-27: 50 Shades of Pink

2020-10-27: The little joys of finding things you didn’t realize you missed. This weekend I went shopping …

2020-10-27: Yesterday I made Teriyaki sauce from this recipe, and then teriyaki chicken. It was really nice, if …

2020-10-26: I have company under the desk today.

2020-10-26: I’m not sure if reply editing is a recent feature on micro.blog, but I just found it, and it’s a …

2020-10-25: I have been trying out Castro as a podcast client over the last few weeks, and I am very happy with …

2020-10-25: I am thinking of getting a Tech Pouch to store chargers, cables, powerbanks, dongles and other …

2020-10-25: The weekly shopping is done. I must have been hungry/peckish, because I came home with considerable …

2020-10-25: Operation “Transfer my CD collection into lossless digital files” starts today.

2020-10-24: Today I’m at the beach. I shot some pictures with the camera, transferred them wirelessly to the …

2020-10-24: Autumn beach Autumn beach The beach is different in autumn. A lot less people, and the fishermen are more …

2020-10-23: Autumn leaves on artificial turf. From my morning walk.

2020-10-23: Lovely lunch today. Ramen from Ajitama.

2020-10-23: Walking Brownie Walking Brownie I have taken to bringing the camera when I walk the dog in the morning. This flower …

2020-10-23: This is also Brownie, and she’s cuddly too. @ohBananaJoe

2020-10-22: On the record player now, a nod to my Swedish friends.

2020-10-22: Caught a wet leaf while walking the dog this morning.

2020-10-21: In the original Blade Runner movie, Deckard (Harrison Ford) has a voice-over line that goes …

2020-10-20: Arggh! That feeling when you have a ton of work, and the computer doesn’t boot.

2020-10-20: The white vinyl of the Rams album is so cool.

2020-10-20: This will keep me company when working today.

2020-10-19: I love getting mail. Particularly when it contains vinyl. This is Brian Eno’s soundtrack from Gary …

2020-10-19: My Freitag “collection”

2020-10-18: The pinnacle of laziness? Driving my manual coffee grinder with a power tool 🤣

2020-10-16: Garden flower

2020-10-16: One of my favourite albums is Sahara Blue by Hector Zazou, with an incredible range of guest …

2020-10-15: I heard the silliest joke the other day, and it made me chuckle. “During a threat, the Secret …

2020-10-15: My sticker @maique

2020-10-14: Cheers, everybody! 📷 #adayinthelife

2020-10-14: This was the alternative shot I had for #adayinthelife, it is the view from the kitchen window where …

2020-10-14: Lunch today will be Bacalhau à Brás

2020-10-14: This vehicle made me think of the children’s TV show, Postman Pat.

2020-10-14: 24-hour photo challenge Location: Lisbon, Portugal Local Time: 11:17AM Walking in the Fernando Pessa …

2020-10-13: In my younger days I was a night owl. Nowadays I’m usually asleep by 10pm. 🤣

2020-10-13: The photo challenge has made me think of the film Night on Earth by Jim Jarmusch. I think I will …

2020-10-13: I have company under my desk today.

2020-10-13: Good morning. It is photo challenge day, but since it starts at 6pm here, it is more likely that …

2020-10-12: I’m very happy with my Ricoh camera. The only gripe is that it is a bit battery hungry, but …

2020-10-11: I’m trying to develop a photography management workflow. I use Photo Mechanic to quickly …

2020-10-11: Store front

2020-10-11: Textures

2020-10-11: Lattice

2020-10-11: Quite a lot of people on the beach today.

2020-10-11: Bliss is a mug of coffee.

2020-10-10: Now bathing in the sound of Jan Garbarek - Rites. Bliss.

2020-10-10: The vinyl corner is up and running.

2020-10-09: My keyboard and mouse. The mouse is a Logitech MX Vertical. I alternate between that and a …

2020-10-09: I am tempted to get The Monocle Book of Japan.

2020-10-09: Tonight I think I will re-watch Le Havre. It is a sweet, quirky, low-key movie, and I love it.

2020-10-09: It’s Friday, and I need it! Have been super tired this week.

2020-10-06: Brownie the dog is back to her old self today. During the long walk last night she was feeding grass …

2020-10-05: Loooong evening walk, the lady has an upset tummy.

2020-10-05: This is a nice car!

2020-10-04: My first ever batch of beef jerky. The reaction is a bit like when I first tasted a beer I had …

2020-10-04: When you live outside your country, there are some things that you must forsake. A lot of food and …

2020-10-04: Marinated beef… …dehydrating to become jerky.

2020-10-04: The season is over

2020-10-03: Some time ago (I believe it was on @bsag’s blog) I read about the book “The …

2020-10-03: Fudge cooling

2020-10-03: It is a day of treats in the kitchen today. Now I’m making fudge.

2020-10-03: Beef Jerky - Work In Progress

2020-10-03: Today I’ll marinate meat for making beef jerky. I’ve never made it before, and I’m curious to see …

2020-10-02: Lisbon is a big city, but the neighborhoods are small. Bumped into @maique and the movieStars this …

2020-10-02: I like the pastel colours of Lisbon buildings.

2020-10-01: You are never too old to have fun with a ball.

2020-10-01: I have a feeling this is a book that is up your alley, @maique.

2020-10-01: View from Saturday’s walk. Ericeira, Portugal.

2020-10-01: After using the free trial of Capture One for a month, and then returning to Apple Photos for a bit, …

2020-10-01: The morning essentials

2020-09-30: Broken Lines

2020-09-30: Passed this flower on the sidewalk the other day.

2020-09-29: Went for a meeting at the office, and ended up here.

2020-09-29: Is it hypocritical to still don their T-shirt, @maique?

2020-09-29: Customer Service? Yesterday I contacted a major motorcycle brand to ask for the price of a particular …

2020-09-28: I went for a lovely walk on Saturday along the coast north of Ericeira, Portugal.

2020-09-27: I went grocery shopping this evening, and chanced upon a few bottles of Little Sumpin’ Sumpin’ Ale …

2020-09-27: It took me long enough, but here is Day 2.

2020-09-27: Two of my favourite T-shirts @maique

2020-09-26: Evening walk

2020-09-26: Beauty and suffering The singer Susanne Sundfør wrote the score for “Self Portait”, a documentary film about …

2020-09-26: Art on a wall in a back street. Caparica, Portugal.

2020-09-26: Paradise is closed

2020-09-26: There are worse places to start the saturday.

2020-09-25: It is Ted Lasso-night!

2020-09-25: A room with a view

2020-09-24: I am a big fan of the Black & Chrome version of Mad Max: Fury Road.

2020-09-24: I don’t quite know how to classify the genre of music (dark folk maybe), but this live performance …

2020-09-24: I had some fun playing around with my photo editor today (best viewed large). @maique

2020-09-22: Sorry Apple, this is not a helpful error message when I want to edit a picture in the Photos app. …

2020-09-22: Back to the office Yesterday was a good day. Spending the day in the office with a few colleagues was very nice …

2020-09-21: Who’s the most adorable?

2020-09-21: It’s official: movieStars are adorable, and @maique is a gentleman.

2020-09-21: I’m working in an office for the first time since March. There is a limited amount of people, and we …

2020-09-20: The beach is more crowded today

2020-09-19: Nice day at the beach!

2020-09-19: Going to the beach today. Cloudy and temperatures in the low 20s (centigrades). Perfect!

2020-09-18: Not fancy, but solid. Cheers!

2020-09-17: If you are stuck inside in the rain, you could do worse than to listen to what I think is one of the …

2020-09-17: I’m siiiinging in the rain…

2020-09-16: Next week I’ll be getting a kit from Apple for developing macOS apps on the new ARM architecture. …

2020-09-15: Sometimes I think of the lyrics of an old Norwegian rock song: “There is no devil; it’s only God …

2020-09-13: My father and I, taken on one of our holiday trips forty-some years ago.

2020-09-11: Sunset view to Ria de Aveiro

2020-09-11: Sunset on the canal

2020-09-11: Sad boats of Aveiro We went for a walk in Aveiro today where the river meets the sea. We saw many sad boats along the …

2020-09-10: Stairs

2020-08-19: Going offline for a bit. Need to sort some personal issues.

2020-08-19: And so it begins. Day 001

2020-08-18: A room with a view

2020-08-18: A rose by any other name

2020-08-18: Playing with, and getting to know my new toy, a Ricoh GR III

2020-08-18: Today I will need extra coffee to stay awake.

2020-08-18: If nothing else, today’s bout of insomnia let me discover that during the night, my the …

2020-08-18: Since I can’t get back to sleep, I’ll just experiment with posting from iA Writer.

2020-08-18: Oh, hello imsomnia. What a surprise bumping into you again., it’s been a while.

2020-08-17: There are worse places to be in than this one.

2020-08-17: I love my Planck EZ mechanical keyboard, and I’m tempted by the Moonlander

2020-08-17: I survived returning to work after the holidays.

2020-08-17: I can’t complain about the view from where I am working today.

2020-08-17: Coffee pot full, the work day begins.

2020-08-16: This is one of my favourite places to be:

2020-08-16: Thank you @manton for creating micro.blog, and @jean for maintaining the community. I just love it …

2020-08-16: An IPA is good, but a nice Alvarinho is not half bad either, @maique

2020-08-16: Moelas (Chcken gizzards) is something Ihad never eaten before moving to Portugal. Now I love them, …

2020-08-16: Quick trip back home to pick up a delivery…

2020-08-15: Last weekend of holidays, on monday it’s back to working. On the plus side, will stay put and …

2020-08-15: Started planning a little camping trip with the boys in September. Us, tent, sleeping bags and a …

2020-08-15: 🎼 These are a few of my favourite things 🎼

2020-08-15: Coffee in the mug and bread in the oven.

2020-08-14: Found an old photo of the office on the phone, from around the time me moved in there @maique

2020-08-14: Back from a 25k bike ride. The way out was deceptively easy, and I realized why on the way back, …

2020-08-14: New Ozric Tentacles album coming on October 9. They have been a favourite band of mine since I …

2020-08-14: There we are :-) 💕 @vincent

2020-08-14: Brownie keeps me company for morning coffee.

2020-08-14: My favourite William Gibson novel is Pattern Recognition. I think it is time for a re-read.

2020-08-14: Today’s mug sports geometric cats.

2020-08-13: A beautiful tiny desk concert. Hadestown.

2020-08-12: “Kan jeg by på en kopp kaffe?” translates to “May I offer you a cup of …

2020-08-11: Coffee number 2, and finally my synapses have started firing. A little.

2020-08-10: Cooling down before breakfast. Bring on the butter!

2020-08-10: I subscribe to various newsletters, but consistently, the most interesting one is from Austin Kleon.

2020-08-10: Bread in the oven and coffee in the mug.

2020-08-09: Do they guys at Capture One know that I’m looking for a photo management tool? They just sent me a …

2020-08-09: Back from a 2 hour bicycle ride. A cold beer never tasted so good!

2020-08-09: Result of my Photo Management research phase: I will try the trial versions of Capture One and DxO …

2020-08-09: Now playing my favourite game: refresh the shipment tracker

2020-08-08: While waiting for the new camera, I also ordered this neat flash. The main unit can detach from the …

2020-08-08: Coffee, silence and a cool breeze. Bliss.

2020-08-07: Back from a 25 kilometer bicycle ride. Had a shower, now nursing a Gin & Tonic. Which is just …

2020-08-07: Fresh out of the oven, now cooling down a little.

2020-08-07: Dear community, do you have any suggestions for software to organize photos on a mac? I prefer not …

2020-08-06: My ride. @BestOfTimes will not be surprised by my choice of colour.

2020-08-04: Just back from a ride on my new gravel bike. I need padded shorts! 🤣

2020-08-04: The fruit of my labour :-)

2020-08-04: Just made a bread dough, so there will be fresh bread for lunch. For added flavour I use beer, …

2020-08-04: Wanting to go for a bicycle ride, but procrastinating.

2020-08-03: My little beauty

2020-08-03: Here is a piece of vinyl that I will order as soon as it is released on 29/8.

2020-08-03: Whether or not you understand Portuguese, I dare you to see/listen to the singer Mariza without …

2020-08-03: I miss having a pocketable camera that is not a phone. The Ricoh GR III looks interesting.

2020-08-03: I love the wee hour of the morning when it is just me and a mug of coffee.

2020-07-25: My old sleeping bag is 30 years old and worn. Yesterday I found a really nice one at a great price …

2020-07-14: Kitchen experiment: Making kvass

2020-07-14: Good morning!

2020-07-11: This summer we had planned to go to Edinburgh to show the town to the boys. Hopefully next year.

2020-07-11: Morning coffee on the balcony. I like the view.

2020-07-10: I had forgotten how nice riding a motorbike can be.

2020-07-09: I used to ride motorcycles but stopped when the kids arrived. As they are getting older, I’m getting …

2020-07-08: The last few days I’ve been mesmerized by this video. It is a live recording of Pneuma by Tool, but …

2020-07-08: Just one more little backpack for the collection…

2020-06-24: Kvass is one of my favourite refreshing drinks.

2020-06-06: Given the history of Emacs, and history of other editors I have used, I think it is likely that when …

2020-06-06: org-roam and org-roam-server have been revelations to my note taking/organizing. The attached image …

2020-05-27: Org-mode and the surrounding eco-system is the gift that keeps on giving. I just found org-noter and …

2020-05-06: When I was twelve, I traced the silhouttes of the Kraftwerk heads from the “Computer World” LP …

2020-05-05: Revisiting precious vinyl

2020-05-02: Down memory lane….

2020-04-26: Started a new carving today. I like this hobby.

2020-04-19: Toda’s recycling project: A few months ago we bought a new cooker. Some pieces of wood were part of …

2020-04-18: I like Scapple (by the maker of Scrivener) for brainstorming, and getting ideas down on a page.

2020-04-18: After having read a lot about TiddlyWiki here lately (hi @jack), I am playing with it again (last …

2020-04-15: I wrote a short post about exchanging a flimsy plastic clip for a metal carabiner in the key holder …

2020-04-12: Sawing pieces of wood for carving.

2020-04-09: And just in time for easter the mailman delivered a package with Bavarian wheat beers. In these …

2020-04-09: Configuring the Planck EZ keyboard I love my Planck EZ keyboard. Today I had to do a lot of numerical data entry, and realized that …

2020-04-09: Not bad company in the home office!

2020-04-06: In these times of social distancing and curfew I’ve picked up woodcarving as a hobby I find it …

2020-03-23: I always scoffed at tiny keyboards, but eventually tried a 60% (hello, @BestOfTimes) and fell in …

2020-03-23: My new Planck EZ keyboard arrived today. I have flashed my modified firmware onto it, and I am in …

2020-03-22: Rendering of workbench model made with Fusion 360. Working with Fusion was a pleasant surprise. Very …

2020-03-21: I am taking the time to learn Fusion 360. It is a really powerful app. This is a rendering of a …

2020-03-13: Memory lane, hello!

2020-03-05: The Keyboardio Atreus seems like a nice small keyboard. It’s like a cross between an Ergodox …

2020-03-02: Synergy is a cool app for sharing mouse and keyboard across multiple computers. I now have a …

2020-02-29: I made a chair today!

2020-02-29: After a bit of resaearch, I’m getting a new keyboard, the Planck EZ. While I’m waiting for delivery, …

2020-02-06: Org-mode and C-c a / is my secret sauce.

2020-02-04: Glass recycling container, Lisbon

2020-02-04: Morning light in a Lisbon street

2020-02-03: My sweet dog Brownie. Doesn’t she have the most beautiful eyes?

2020-01-23: Looking forward to the weekend (I bought a stick welding machine)

2020-01-21: The version of “This Woman’s Work” from the “Director’s Cut” album by Kate Bush floors me every time …

2020-01-06: The Bridge is in place! @bestoftimes

2020-01-02: I love the idea of the Hobonicho Techo, but it never gelled with me. This year I am continuing with …

2020-01-02: I have been listening to Solan Goose today, what a beautiful album!

2019-12-31: Bitwarden looks interesting.

2019-12-27: I am reading Handmade by Gary Rogowski. It is about caring for your craft. While written by a …

2019-12-26: Post-Christmas walk

2019-12-25: I love this place, also when it is cold and wet.

2019-12-24: Coffee, solitude (if but for a moment), a notebook, a pen, and my thoughts. Bliss.

2019-12-24: It is almost as if I can hear the coffee machine calling to me for attention.

2019-12-24: Two of my favorite Emacs packages at the moment are ace-jump-mode (for quick navigation within the …

2019-12-24: I just finished reading “Just Kids” by Patti Smith. What a wonderful story.

2019-12-24: Coming home is a wonderful feeling for me.

2019-12-23: This year Christmas is in Norway, so in a couple of hours we are getting on the plane to cross …

2019-12-17: Waiting for the train at Leipzig airport.

2019-12-15: I love Sundays. Enjoying cleaning up the home office with good music.

2019-12-15: I am going for a quick trip to Leipzig on Tuesday. Looking forward to see the Christmas market, and …

2019-12-15: I love my manual coffee bean grinder and the Aeropress. They almost turn coffee making into a …

2019-12-14: A mug of coffee and a good old-fashioned paper magazine makes for a nice Saturday.

2019-12-12: Why, hello, little adding machine!

2019-12-11: My new bike arrived and is now mounted. I look forward to the ride home from the office today.

2019-12-06: I expect my new commuting bike to arrive any day now. I don’t think @BestOfTimes will be …

2019-12-05: Weekend viewing

2019-11-29: I’ve been riding an electrically assisted commuter bike for the last six months, and really enjoy …

2019-11-27: If you are accustomed to C++ from the old days, this might be surprising: “One of the design …

2019-11-27: Going to give The Brain a serious try. I have been playing with it on and off, but never used it …

2019-11-27: Export from org-mode to a PDF via pandoc is so nice and easy, and this Eisvogel template makes the …

2019-11-23: Impressed with the Raspberry Pi 4. It now has Haskell, Rust and Clang installed, a full …

2019-11-22: Berlin was great, and now it seems I’ll have another visit to Germany before christmas. This time …

2019-11-21: Got “Just kids” by Patti Smith yesterday. Look forward to reading it.

2019-11-20: Tempted to sign up for grox.io to learn a new programming language every couple of months.

2019-11-18: Org-mode and pandoc export make painless work of report writing.

2019-11-16: Superb concert with Karl Seglem and his band at b Flat in Berlin last night.

2019-11-14: Soon I will geek out a bit. I just ordrred a development kit for an STM microcontroller and will use …

2019-11-13: It has been a long time since I was at a tech conference, and it is great to be back at it. I am at …

2019-11-13: In a bus from Schönefeld airport to Berlin city center.

2019-11-09: In this post I will describe the setup I use to keep my Emacs configuration file in an org-mode …

2019-11-09: This week I was having some weird sync errors between iCloud drive and the iOS app beorg. Matthew …

2019-11-09: I never 100% trust iCloud; there always seem to be some edge cases with delayed sync between desktop …

2019-11-09: Tinkering with my emacs setup again. Weekend fun. My emacs setup is now written in an org-mode file, …

2019-11-09: The best book to learn writing Emacs Lisp (for me at least), is an oldie: Writing GNU Emacs …

2019-10-27: A trip down memory lane

2019-10-19: Mission accomplished

2019-10-17: I am visiting the old country, and snapped this photo from the parking lot outside the grocery shop. …

2019-10-15: Old tech revived. I installed the Logitech Media Server on my Synology NAS, and now I can use my old …

2019-10-10: In November I’ll go to Berlin for a conference. Looking forward to spending some time there. Such an …

2019-10-04: Sometimes it feels to me like there are two Americas. One containing the people I know, and one …

2019-10-04: Enjoying a cold Oktoberfestbier after a 4K run. One cancels out the other, right?

2019-09-30: For special occasions, a nice Belgian ale, but my true love is reserved for Bavarian Weißbier.

2019-09-30: I love org-mode, and the Emacs keybindings are in muscle memory. For pure text editing though, I fly …

2019-09-30: Evening walk with Brownie

2019-09-27: It was a difficult decision, but I have deleted OmniFocus from my devices. I only have good things …

2019-09-25: Many years ago I was fascinated worth wearable computers, and alternative input devices. One of …

2019-09-22: I am going back in time. Just put a new copy of Dark Side of the Moon on the turntable.

2019-09-20: It has only been a day, but I have taken to my new trackball like a duck to water.

2019-09-17: On coffee and music

2019-09-16: New pointing device on the way, a Kensington Expert trackball. I am also giving in to my rucksack …

2019-09-14: DevonThink 3 has been released for macOS. For me it is one of those apps where upgrading is a given.

2019-09-14: Yesterday I did a presentation at work showing off Emacs and org-mode. My younger co-workers seemed …

2019-09-12: I just ordered a Kensington Expert Trackball. I was considering an MX Ergo, but I prefer the finger …

2019-09-12: Sometime in the early nineties I walked into a record shop and was mesmerised by the record that was …

2019-09-11: I have such a soft spot for David Lynch’s Dune.

2019-09-09: After Atomic Blonde was mentioned here recently I re-watched (again). One of the reasons I like it …

2019-09-08: Joys of returning from holidays: #1 - Walkies with Brownie.

2019-09-08: Arrived back home from holidays in France yesterday, so I was inspired to bake some baguettes for …

2019-09-07: Ok, the cider on the french side of the basque country is as good as the one further south. I love …

2019-09-06: I’ve come to realise that i like the ideas of the Hobonichi Techo more than the Techo itself. …

2019-09-02: The Gardens of Château de Villandry. Beautiful.

2019-08-31: On holidays in the basque country.

2019-08-30: Finally got round to getting a Synology NAS. Super easy to set up, and it already runs a git server …

2019-08-28: I am considering upgrading an old OmniGraffle license. I love that OmniGraffle can open …

2019-08-25: Oh, magit, why didn’t I start using you sooner?

2019-08-18: Tangible benefits after a few days back on micro.blog: discovered org-super-agenda and elfeed, was …

2019-08-17: Working outside

2019-08-15: Small actions sometimes remove little nags that I didn’t even realize annoyed me. My last edit of …

2019-08-15: I just updated Keyboard Maestro to version 9. This is my mostly used utility on the Mac. I have been …

2019-08-14: Shade, a good book, the sound of waves, and this view.

2019-08-13: Speaking of backpacks, recently my (almost ten year old) Goruck GR1 developed a hole near the …

2019-08-13: I don’t need another backpack, but if I did, I would be all over the Tom Bihn Synik.

2019-08-13: Vacation and homemade bread. Good mix!

2019-08-12: Deep frying rissois (kind of a half moon shaped croquette with a prawn filling). A Portuguese …

2019-08-12: Dipping my toes into micro.blog again after a social media hiatus.