A couple of photos of Luxembourg city at it's best in the lovely spring sun.
Looking over the Abbeye Neumunster and Alzette river in the Grund in Luxembourg City
Looking on to the Red Bridge (also known as Pont Grande-Duchesse Charlotte) over Pfaffenthal and linking the city centre with the European Quarter in Kirchberg
Jeremy Keith recently blogged about the great usability of the UKs Covid vaccination online booking process. Having recently renewed my UK passport online I can only second this. The UKs test and trace system perhaps wasn't world beating. But their Government Digital Service most defintely is!
This site is hosted on NearlyFreeSpeech.net. I've been using them since 2006 and I couldn't recommend their service highly enough. They are essentially a pay as you go service, where you pay for what you use. This makes them incredibly cheap for low use sites like mine. This site costs me less than $1 a month in hosting charges.
Finally a company that has got rid of all non-essential cookies and therefore does not need to annoy it's users with annoying privacy popups, often purposefully designed to confuse you into choosing the least private option. Well done to GitHub for removing all non-essential cookies and getting rid of privacy popups.
It's finally done. I migrated my site from WordPress to a static site generated by eleventy. I've also managed to get webmentions working of a sort. Many thanks for all the great help available on the internet.
I list here some sites I found especially helpful, but of course there are many others who gave me a nudge in the right direction.
Following this idea I saw on Chris Ferdinandi's site, of defining our stacks using our name, I present you the ROBIN stack:
Welcome to the fourth redesign of my personal website. I've been working on my own personal website since about 1998. In that time it has had four designs, which roughly follow the evolution of the web.
This is a quick overview of all the sites I have produced over time. (As you can see I no longer build sites!)
Christmas Day, 2020
Here's a nice post on coping strategies: https://thepilcrow.net/five-coping-strategies-backed-by-science/
Those who want power do not deserve it.J.K.Rowling, ~2000 AD
And those who deserve power do not want it.
Only those who do not seek power are qualified to hold it.Plato, ~400 BC
Nothing new under the sun...
Two images I like which illustrate beautifully fairness, equality and equity.
Equality and Equity
Fair and Equal
This is a 10 parts series examining the WAD. In this final part of the series we look at articles 11 to 15 of the directive.
This is a 10 parts series examining the WAD. In this 9th part of the series we look at articles nine and 10 of the directive. The previous parts of this series are:
This is a 10 parts series examining the WAD. In this 8th part of the series we look at article eight of the directive. The previous parts of this series are:
This is a 10 parts series examining the WAD. In this 7th part of the series we look at article seven of the directive. The previous parts of this series are:
This is a 10 parts series examining the WAD. In this 6th part of the series we start going through the articles of the directive, covering articles one to six. The previous parts of this series are:
Local mushrooms in the autumn.
This is a 10 parts series examining the WAD. In this 5th part of the series we finish off going through the introductory recitals, starting with recital 47. The previous parts of this series are:
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