Music

Stop your messing around

Better think of your future Time you straighten right out Creating problems in town Rudy, a message to you Rudy, a message to you What an earworm. Once you listen to it, you’ll be humming it all day long. RIP Terry Hall. Today I learned that “rudy” is slang. I […]

Tech

3 months free Backblaze again

Well, well. Backblaze are offering 3 months free if you sign up before December 31st, again. I first heard of this offer in 2013 when I published a post about in March that year. Backblaze is a cloud backup company that have a neat app that runs on your computer […]

Music

Lazing on a Sunday afternoon

If you don’t know, “Lazing on a Sunday Afternoon” by Queen, you’re in for a treat. Absolutely lovely song and one of my favourite songs. Just over 1 minute of perfection. Jai on the Recovering Queen Podcast did a great cover of it too! When you’ve listened to that, follow […]

Tech

The Twitter Meltdown (again)

I don’t really have anything enlightening to say about Elon Musk kicking journalists off Twitter, except that it’s not really surprising. He seems to be rocking from one crisis to another. Has the Twitter Terms of Service been changed to, “Don’t hurt Elon’s feelings”? CNN journalist, Donie O’Sullivan shared an […]

Tech

Restore terminal access to Dropbox on macOS

Dropbox just updated and moved the Dropbox folder to ~/Library/CloudStorage/Dropbox, a secure location. There is still a symlink from ~/Dropbox to that folder, so hopefully any local scripts will continue working. The first thing I did was open an iTerm2 and attempt to look in ~/Dropbox with cd Dropbox. As […]

Comics , General

A tribute to Charles M. Schulz

Yesterday would have been Charles’ 100th birthday. He is the creator of the Peanuts cartoon strip, you know, the one with Snoopy and Charlie Brown! Charles passed away in 2000 at the age of 77, but yesterday the Charles M. Schulz Museum featured comics by syndicated comic artists on their […]

Android

Save space by resizing Google Photos

On the 1st of June 2021, Google Photos stopped offering free storage. Google Photos is a fantastic service, but at the rate I take photos I knew I’d fill the remaining gigabytes of storage in a matter of months, so I stopped uploading photos from my phone. I don’t regard […]

Photography

Drag the Lightroom Histogram

I discovered yesterday (or maybe rediscovered?) that you can drag the histogram in Lightroom to adjust the exposure of a photo. From right to left, these are the sliders affected when you drag: It can appear like a blunt, inaccurate tool to modify the exposure of a photo, but do […]

Music

It’s a Miracle, Another Post!

What! Two posts in one day? Well, I’ve been miserable with Covid-19 this week. But there is good news. Today is the day when Queen released The Miracle (Collectors Edition) which is a 4 disc compilation featuring the original tracks of the album. It’s the sessions disc that is getting […]

Health

Day 5 of Covid-19

I managed to avoid Covid-19 all this time, but on Monday afternoon I started to come down with what I thought was a bad cold. The first few hours on Monday evening were the worst, with a dull headache, shakes, coughing, fever and tiredness forcing me to bed early. I […]

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