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On finding a way through

A long walk on the downs was good yesterday, but now I see the end of the week approaching and so many thoughts and to-dos and bullet points flicking through my brain that it’s hard to concentrate.

A walk to the post…


No running day-notes this week. It’s easy to slip out of habits once you’ve got used to them — evidence, perhaps, that they were novelty routines rather than subconscious habits.

Either that, or I’ve been busy. Too busy, maybe.

I feel tired, but I can’t quite work out if that’s…


Looking forward to this week: Finding out what my brain is thinking, now that I have some time to listen to it.

Not looking forward to: First post-lockdown dentist appointment in a long while.

Monday 7th June

Started the week and ended the holiday with a cold shower. Not out…


Hello there. I’m having a go at weeknotes again, to see if there’s any chance I can do it as I venture into a world of freelance where time is more under my control (?). I’m going to try to keep things lightweight — gentle thoughts, poetic reflection, and interesting…


Thuresday [1] evening before Easter weekend and then a week off, and look I sort of just want to drink beer and go and see if the shops have a little milk chocolate bunny for my wife, so I’m going to make this quick. …


Doing a few bits of comms tweaking recently to try to improve my overall, you know, experience. Here’s my latest Slack setup:

  1. Collapse all Channels and DMs in the left hand menu — ones with unread messages should still appear or get flagged up though (unless this is an option?)…

Staccato crashes, lined up by some global synth machine stuck on an algorithm deep in layers. I currently feel a bit like each day rolls over me, into me, like a heavy square wave. 5 brass hits in a row. …


We lived around the clock, moving through the days and nights with little regard for time. “ — Patti Smith, M Train

Weeknotes? I don’t even know what day it is any more. …


It’s been an interesting couple of weeks, so I’ve gone back to form and bashed out some weeknotes for the last hour. The first two parts touch on some aspects of software engineering which might be of interest to senior developers, and people managing engineers. …


Originally published at https://6work.exmosis.net on February 28, 2020.

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Lead tech at OCSI, making data friendly for social good. Likes words. Doesn't really own a bowler hat.

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