2020-11-30: Ali’s Part Time YouTuber Academy course is a good way to reinforce a lot of what I already …

2020-11-29: I remember when the concept of pedestrian precincts on UK high streets was new. Now they’re …

2020-11-28: My son gets away with not wearing a mask at school because of his hidden disability. The school is …

2020-11-28: Should I fork out for the expensive Sennheiser 416 mic or go lower budget? What a dilemma. #mbnov

2020-11-26: I need to adjust to getting up for the 8am power hour zoom calls for the Part-time YouTube Academy …

2020-11-25: The power hour Zoom calls at 8am with the Part Time YouTube Academy crew are such a good start to …

2020-11-24: I had amateur vision until I got my prescription updated earlier this year. Now I have provision. …

2020-11-23: The way that Svetlana Alexievich has captured the moment in time when communism collapsed in her …

2020-11-22: With the two online courses I’m doing right now, I feel like I’m on the border of …

2020-11-22: I don’t dread winter any more since I sold my post office last year. Working there in November …

2020-11-20: I’ve come to the conclusion that my year spent building a social media consulting business …

2020-11-20: I’m studying Davinci Resolve right now and wondering whether to upgrade to 17 beta or wait …

2020-11-19: It’s just possible that I’ve found my niche for YouTube in week one of Ali …

2020-11-18: I just said the word dependence in my head so many times that I reached semantic satiation. How am I …

2020-11-18: I’m rereading Anna Karenina for the first time since 1993, my first year at St Andrews uni. …

2020-11-16: Perhaps the most interesting takeaway from Why We Sleep, by Matthew Walker, was the way that sleep …

2020-11-15: I’m pretty far from where I thought I would be when I started planning my freelance life at …

2020-11-15: It’s spooky how I always mean to write something as soon as I’ve seen the new word but then get …

2020-11-13: Holy Isle, from Lamlash beach.

2020-11-13: This afternoon’s dog walk. 🐕

2020-11-13: Well, I guess I won’t be getting my 49” monitor repaired any time soon. LG have said no …

2020-11-12: The second part of this story came out so I’m rereading the first part and am really enjoying it

2020-11-12: 20 years ago today I saw Zemfira live in Almaty. I still listen to her a lot.

2020-11-12: Did you know that in the west of Scotland ‘to wear’ something means to put up with or accept it? It …

2020-11-12: LG just told me they’re not accepting my monitor as a warranty repair because it’s …

2020-11-11: It doesn’t matter what I say, you’ll go ahead and do it anyway. #mbnov

2020-11-11: I moved to the UK from Luxembourg in 2008 to be near my elderly parents as they were in poor health. …

2020-11-09: Misty dog walk in Lamlash. 🐕 🌳

2020-11-09: Okay, time to force myself to do some video editing coursework. Got to keep moving that needle! …

2020-11-09: Heading down to the Co-op for milk. This is my road.

2020-11-08: I love it when luthier Rosie Heydenrych of Turnstone Guitars uses sustainable English woods to bind …

2020-11-07: I wonder if the inflated Bitcoin price will start to drop further now that it’s gone back …

2020-11-07: It’s time to ink up my Platinum 3776 with some Diamine Bilberry. It’s a great combo!

2020-11-07: The Mission FZ-5 skates arrived today and the toe box does not have enough height clearance for my …

2020-11-06: Nick Harper’s new album dropped today. It’s fantastic! Nick is a huge hero of mine - as indy …

2020-11-06: It’s puzzling to me that the UNITED States of America can be so divided when it comes to …

2020-11-06: My 49” LG Ultrawide just crapped out on me. Let’s see how good there support is then. I bought it in …

2020-11-05: A cold day on Arran. Nice though. I love the autumn here above all other seasons. No more midges!

2020-11-05: Stoop? That’s a hard one. I mean I could stoop to your level, but I always said I …

2020-11-04: Is it weird that the first thing that sprang to mind when I saw that today’s word for #mbnov …

2020-11-04: I’ve been on micro.blog for a few weeks and am really enjoying it. It reminds me of when I first …

2020-11-03: This is great so far. For instance, I just learned that NREM sleep moves memory data away from bad …

2020-11-03: ‘You’ll never make it to school on time’ ‘Yes I will!’ ‘You …

2020-11-02: I just woke from a drinking dream. I’m sober now 15 years and I get these dreams from time to time. …

2020-11-02: We were debating yesterday over breakfast whether orange juice from concentrate is necessarily a …

2020-11-01: Today I will be paleo and avoid sugar and carbs.

2020-11-01: We had such a good time in Cornwall in October.

2020-11-01: This has reminded me that we used to say of one of our friends as teenagers that he was as dreary as …

2020-10-31: I’m really enjoying The Queen’s Gambit trakt.tv

2020-10-31: Today I will be recording with my SCGC Vintage Artist. I’ve not played this one in a while and I’m …

2020-10-30: I was so excited to get my new inline skates today, but the cuff is right on my scar tissue so back …

2020-10-30: A much nicer day on Arran today. I haven’t been up to these woods in a while and it did my soul …

2020-10-30: “I love being insulted by very stupid people. It braces me in the morning and makes my breakfast …

2020-10-29: Hadrian’s Wall

2020-10-29: Is there a way of posting photos to micro.blog from Lightroom Mobile using the share sheet? I just …

2020-10-29: Time for Q&A as part of August Bradley’s PPV with Notion course.

2020-10-29: Another really wet day on Arran. Looks like the water board had been out cutting the gorse back on …

2020-10-29: Nothing quite inspires my photography like a holiday. I took these in Cornwall earlier in the month …

2020-10-29: Ugh

2020-10-28: My birthday present arrived! Okay, so it’s a week late, but that’s okay. I’m off to bed now for some …

2020-10-28: This morning’s dog walk in Lamlash. Pretty wet out there!

2020-10-27: The view out my kitchen window where I stand and wash dishes.

2020-10-25: My daughter left her favourite pen on the ferry back to school. So time to import another Pink …

2020-10-25: Dog walk time. Try telling them that the clocks have shifted. Ha ha.

2020-10-25: Dochka’s doing an audition for the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland. Good luck, Wee Beastie!

2020-10-25: I’m enjoying the Incomparable dissection of Ted Lasso. Hearing ‘premier league’ pronounced the …

2020-10-25: This time shifting pish get more and more annoying. Oh, but think of the farmers! They don’t have …

2020-10-24: I just listened to Soundtracking with Edith Bowman’s interviewing Ben Wheatley about the new …

2020-10-23: I’m reading the Russian alongside. Boy is my Russian rusty though. I don’t think I’d get through it …

2020-10-23: I chose Anna Karenina as my holiday book last week and I’m enjoying rereading it rather a lot. And …

2020-10-23: I was wondering how to find nice people to follow. Then my birthday came and some nice people wished …

2020-10-23: A screen cap from the Yet Another Course I started on Monday. This one might just be The One! August …

2020-10-23: I think I might be having a midlife crisis. I just ordered some inline skates! …

2020-10-22: I signed up for Yet Another Course on Monday. Hopefully this one actually will make a difference! …

2020-10-21: Happy birthday to me. I’m 49 today

2020-10-19: Wet dog walk

2020-10-13: A Day In The Life Visiting the Eden Project in Cornwall, UK. Taken at 13:33 local time. …

2020-10-09: Change.org Petition Some parents from my daughter’s high school have started a petition to get the government to let …

2020-10-09: I love me some autumn on this island. Gorgeous!

2020-10-08: On the beach today. Will I do the Glenkiln loop? Maybe. Listening to #somefriendly for the 30th …

2020-10-07: Beautiful berries on my dog walking route

2020-10-07: Love this show.

2020-10-07: overcast.fm An excellent episode where men share their emotions openly and honestly.

2020-10-07: Walking the dogs on a beautiful day on the Isle of Arran.

2020-10-06: But anyway, I love you so. sunbane.com/last-last…

2020-10-06: I’m going through my old web log at sunbane.com and have started the process of revitalising …

2020-10-06: When is Apple going to make it NOT a pain the arse to move icons to the home screen? I mean come on …

2020-10-06: I wonder if this could give me back that community feeling that I had when I used to post at Six …

2020-10-06: I’m gonna give this micro blogging a whirl. I just wish I could change the URL to …