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.

2018-06-14: I got my hands on a nice used ultrabook, the Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro. Now to put a Linux distro on it.

2018-06-12: A little morning pick-me-up

2018-06-12: Hmmm… “A limited number of the DM42 is back in stock and availble at …

2018-06-11: My new favourite refreshment: cold brewed coffee and tonic.

2018-06-09: Changing jobs means early holidays this year. Next week I am taking the boys to Norway for a week.

2018-06-09: My third coffee tool is more expensive than the Aeropress and the Hario combined, but worth the …

2018-06-09: Usually, but not always, good tools are expensive. My two top picks for making great coffee are both …

2018-06-08: Not having to fake dates to have tasks appear in the OmniFocus forecast view has removed a lot of …

2018-06-08: Yesterday I got a bew cold brew pot, so today I had a nice, refreshing cold coffee with breakfast. …

2018-06-06: It is official. Yesterday I signed the contract with my new employer, and I will start working for …

2018-06-04: It has been a few years since I watched a WWDC keynote live.

2018-06-04: Given the small footprint of the stand, it is easy to put it on some sort of shelf. In this picture, …

2018-06-03: Visiting The Lisbon Book Fair We went to visit the Lisbon book fair today. At lunchtime there was not a lot of people, so it was …

2018-06-03: Visiting The Lisbon Book Fair We went to visit the Lisbon book fair today. At lunchtime there was not a lot of people, so it was …

2018-06-03: My Sunday setup

2018-06-01: Listening to Aerial Boundaries by Michael Hedges. I don’t think I will ever tire of this …

2018-06-01: The Microsoft Foldable keyboard is a really nice accessory for my iOS devices. Small and portable, …

2018-06-01: I doubt that I would have discovered Espresso and Tonic on Twitter. This could quickly become my …

2018-05-30: OmniFocus 3 is out for iOS today, and MacStories has a review out.

2018-05-29: Getting a new rucksack for travelling I am thinking of getting a Goruck GR2. I am in love with their rucksacks, and since 2011 the GR1 has …

2018-05-28: Seems like my iPad is terminally ill with battery problems. However, it will be replaced by a new …

2018-05-28: My iPad is in hospital, so I am finding myself using pen and paper a lot more. While I miss the …

2018-05-28: I have a strange relationship with coffee. I crave every cup, but very rarely do I get one that …

2018-05-28: “My” football team, SK Brann, won the national championship in 1962, 1963 and 2007. They …

2018-05-27: My agenda/diary. A Hobonichi Techo with a YELLOW cover.

2018-05-26: You know a company has some way to go in the HR area when the first two reactions from management …

2018-05-26: I’m going to Munich for two weeks in July. It is one of my favorite cities.

2018-05-20: Wine in its early stage

2018-05-20: Relaxation

2018-05-19: The less pleasant part of changing jobs is informing the current employer that you want to leave, …

2018-05-18: I have started brushing up on my almost forgotten German.

2018-05-17: Morning bliss

2018-05-13: Reading Sophie Lovell’s book Dieter Rams: As Little Design as Possible. Much food for thought.

2018-05-10: Since there seems to be quite a few pen geeks here, you might like to know that Cult Pens in the UK …

2018-05-07: Stephen Fry’s Mythos dropped from 30-something dollars down to roughly 10 on the Kindle store, …

2018-05-06: Getting more and more tempted to get an AlphaSmart keyboard. In a way it feels like a step on the …

2018-05-03: Some months ago I spent a pretty penny on an iPad stand from Yohann. I thought at the time the …

2018-05-03: For whatever reason I haven’t listened to David Sylvian in a long, long time. I am remedying that …

2018-05-02: “Spellbound” by Siouxsie and the Banshees continues to spellbind me.

2018-04-27: Found this in a local shop today. It brought back memories of all-nighters from my student days.

2018-04-27: One thing I have noticed since getting an Apple watch is that the phone is using a lot more power. I …

2018-04-25: I guess UEFA Champions League is not huge in the micro.blog community, but to anyone following the …

2018-04-25: Preparing for football tonight. Guess which is my team.

2018-04-24: I love this stuff

2018-04-22: Made my first action in Drafts 5, it adds a note as a TODO in my org-mode inbox.

2018-04-21: Dear micro.blog people: Cheers!

2018-04-21: Drafts 5 and Operator Mono.

2018-04-20: Using the Operator Mono font in Drafts 5. 💗

2018-04-18: My boys are horrified that I eat horse meat. I wonder where that comes from and how it in their …

2018-04-18: I am generally not a fan of subscriptions, but for Drafts 5 I subscribed without batting an eyelid. …

2018-04-17: Workmate Alex is my new workmate.

2018-04-08: Got a new wok the other day and inaugurated it with a seriously yummy chicken stir-fry today.

2018-04-08: In a happy accident I discovered the Ozric Tentacles in 1991. They have remained one of my favourite …

2018-04-08: Brownie!

2018-04-05: She said “I do!”, I said “I do!”, 15 years ago today. Celebrating with a …

2018-04-05: Cinema Paradiso is back at my local cinema for the 30th anniversary screening. 🎥

2018-04-04: Kindle and Calibre Calibre might not be a pretty app, but for manging a Kindle library on and outside of the Kindle …

2018-04-04: Calibre is not a pretty app, but a good way of managing a Kindle library. Also, it is …

2018-04-04: Just installed the feed reader miniflux on a cloud server. It seems really neat.

2018-03-31: HHKB Case - interior shots

2018-03-28: Geometry

2018-03-27: Covered Window

2018-03-27: Lisbon Light #urbanphotography #light

2018-03-27: Lisbon Light #urbanphotography #light

2018-03-27: Flower Power

2018-03-27: Sleeping Beauty #adogslife

2018-03-26: View from the office rest room. Not bad.

2018-03-26: Lisbon street art #streetart

2018-03-24: Birthday present :-)

2018-03-24: The Real Thing - oranges from Vidigueira

2018-03-24: I will be celebrating my birthday by reading up on the Spring framework and Cloud Foundry 🤓

2018-03-24: 49!

2018-03-21: Train station

2018-03-21: Pallets

2018-03-20: Ultra modern elevator control panel

2018-03-20: Lisbon street art #streetart

2018-03-20: Lisbon street art #streetart

2018-03-16: Lisbon street art #streetart

2018-03-15: Lisbon

2018-03-14: Lines

2018-03-13: Water under the bridge

2018-03-12: The corridor

2018-03-12: Shades of red

2018-03-12: Ever so slightly sleepy this morning. Watching six episodes of Jessica Jones after 10pm might be a …

2018-03-11: Brownie is watching

2018-03-11: Stormy sky in Lisbon

2018-03-11: Dark sky!

2018-03-09: Alcântara

2018-03-09: It is wet in Lisbon today.

2018-03-09: Fresh!

2018-03-08: Luxury: having access to an orange orchard that lets us have this in the morning.

2018-03-07: The Wet Cat Look Caught a shower on the way from the office to the commuter train.

2018-03-06: There are two guitarists that can bring me to tears simply by the melancholic beauty of their …

2018-02-28: Weissbier is like the force. It has a light side and a dark side.

2018-02-28: Org-mode, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways.

2018-02-25: Evening brew (yerba mate).

2018-02-24: Cheers!

2018-02-24: Watching Blade Runner 2049 for the second time. If anything, I am even more impressed now.

2018-02-19: I have a Mac again! My wife upgraded to a MacBook Pro, so I am taking over her aging 13” Air. It is …

2018-02-18: LiquidText is my preferred tool for reading PDFs on iOS. The way I can take notes and excerpts that …

2018-02-17: In the beginning of January I started practicing martial arts, and I am already seeing huge …

2018-02-16: The scale is pointing the right way. I am tracking observations in an org-mode table which …

2018-02-09: It took me a while, but I finally got to see Blade Runner 2049. I absolutely loved it, both visually …

2018-02-08: I am trying to learn chess properly. I still am really bad at it, but I am having a lot of fun. My …

2018-02-06: Configured for sleep

2018-02-05: Am I officially old? I got my first pair of glasses with progressive lenses today. Now I can see …

2018-02-05: Talk Talk were (and are) one of my favorite bands. Especially their late albums (and Mark …

2018-02-05: My Micro Monday recommendation is for @bsag. She is a biologist with a tendency toward nerddom, and …

2018-02-05: For collaborative work I use git for source control, but for my own pet projects I am still partial …

2018-02-04: My current keyboard at work (CODE VP3 with SA Industrial keycaps).

2018-02-04: My hot beverage of choice

2018-02-03: Stairwell

2018-02-03: Brownie #adogslife #dog #bestfriend

2018-02-02: I’ve been using XMonad as a window manager for a few months now. It has gone from being a …

2018-02-02: After years of a mostly sedentary life I have recently taken up organized exercise three times a …

2018-02-02: I missed Blade Runner 2049 when it was at the cinemas, but today it was released in my local iTunes …

2018-01-30: Handwritten notes on the iPad I am getting more and more into handwritten notes on the iPad using GoodNotes. Usually I tend to …

2018-01-29: The Flower and the Bee

2018-01-29: Brownie #adogslife

2018-01-28: Flowers and bee!

2018-01-26: Got my RadioTopia stickers today. I love most of their podcasts. Among my favorites are Ear Hustle, …

2018-01-24: Fog on the bridge

2018-01-24: I just moved my personal server from Linode to Hetzner Cloud. I’ve been very happy with …

2018-01-23: Fog at the station

2018-01-17: My new keychain gadget (with a Cherry MX Brown switch)

2018-01-15: Few things are better than a cold beer after a good exercise session.

2018-01-15: I have been trying many task management systems over the years with varying success. Last year I was …

2018-01-13: Tree

2018-01-13: The Portuguese word for «Pull» is pronounced «Push». After 15 years here I still look like an idiot …

2018-01-12: Stickers

2018-01-12: That feeling when you’ve struggled with an intricate problem for days, and you finally manage …

2018-01-07: Those eyes! #adogslife #bestfriend

2018-01-07: Brownie has an ear infection.

2018-01-04: I am on a quest to read more books in 2018. So far I’ve read Uncommon Type, a surprisingly good …

2018-01-04: At the end of last year I purchased a refurbished WASD Code Poker keyboard for a good price. I …

2018-01-01: Here’s to a beery good 2018! #homebrew #beer

2017-12-31: Picked up Brownie from the countryside where she spent her holidays. Happy, and tired from all the …

2017-12-28: Where time slows down

2017-12-28: Water in various forms

2017-12-28: No place like home

2017-12-28: Snow

2017-12-25: Fishing on Christmas day. As one does.

2017-12-25: Christmas tree decoration made almost a century ago by my great aunt.

2017-12-22: Tomorrow morning I am jumping on a plane, and eventually I will end up in Norway for the holidays. …

2017-12-21: Yesterday I watched the film “Locke”. It was an intensely emotional and gripping …

2017-12-18: Anecdotal evidence only, but my anxiety level has dropped significantly lately, and the timing …

2017-12-16: Homemade beer for the holiday season

2017-12-16: Very Merry Beery Christmas! #christmas #beer #homebrew

2017-12-15: Flexible, responsive layout with sublayouts (windows can be joined in tabbed sublayouts which …

2017-12-11: One clear sign that I am spending more time in Emacs lately is that I find myself typing Ctrl-X …

2017-12-11: Spirit of Eden by Talk Talk is one of my all time favourite albums. Along with Mark Hollis’ …

2017-12-10: I have learned/am learning Haskell and XMonad mostly by osmosis. I am thinking of writing an …

2017-12-10: Sleeping beauty

2017-12-10: Brownie

2017-12-08: I am sipping a nice Kriek while on cooking duty.

2017-12-08: A dog’s life

2017-12-04: I am thinking of Mulholland Drive as a relatively recent film, and was mildly shocked when I …

2017-12-04: Ramping up for the new year, and have started filling in information in my agendas. I keep one for …

2017-11-30: A typical night

2017-11-29: Some time ago I dropped Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop and moved to Affinity Designer and Photo. I …

2017-11-28: Emacs and Xmonad are both part of a tinkerer’s dream playground. I get to program my work …

2017-11-28: Tracks in the rain #autumn #rain #lisbon

2017-11-28: On my laptop computer I have opted for a lean Arch Linux install with Xmonad as a Window Manager. …

2017-11-25: I have fallen into a hithertoo (to me) unknown rabbithole: custom key caps for mechanical keyboards. …

2017-11-24: While not a fan of shopping for shopping’s sake, I have been on the lookout for a new monitor. One …

2017-11-22: I used to have a Mac at work, but now I have a generic laptop. I put Linux on it, and I am really …

2017-11-21: Handing down the HHKB lite to one of my sons, and switching to a 61 key Code Keyboard at work.

2017-11-21: I think I want to read Seveneves again.

2017-11-19: Morning light #lisbon #light

2017-11-17: Having fun with creating an Xmobar status bar for Xmonad. With Font Awesome icons and the Operator …

2017-11-17: Detail from graffiti #streetart

2017-11-16: Learning Haskell as a side effect of installing XMonad. Great fun.

2017-11-16: Reducing the wine before adding stock and tomatoes #MyFavoritePastaSauce

2017-11-16: Tools #fountainpen #notebook #analog

2017-11-12: In Portugal, this is what November looks like. #crazyweather

2017-11-12: Smoking time, this time it is sea salt in the box. A piece of toasted bread, a little sheep’s butter …

2017-11-12: Still peppers in the garden #hot #peppers #gardening #fermentedfoods

2017-11-10: Messing about with Linux I found the perfect keyboard layout for my use case (I alternate between …

2017-11-06: Above and below the clouds. #portugal #serradaestrela #clouds

2017-11-06: As if tinkering with Emacs config wasn’t enough of a rabbit hole, now I have found XMonad.

2017-10-21: I have deleted my Twitter account and installed a feed reader with a few carefully chosen blogs in …

2017-10-16: So, after 10 years on Twitter, today I deactivated my account. The good moments were few and far …

2017-06-02: The house under the Bridge.

2017-04-29: Westvleteren 12 on a Portuguese spring evening. Not a bad mix.

2017-04-29: @bestoftimes @bsag I am reminded of a quote from The Blues Brothers. “We’re getting the …

2017-04-29: The light in Lisbon is beautiful, particularly in the morning.

2017-04-28: Just completed my setup for micro.blog. Excited to see how the project pans out.