Chris Hannah


: Day 6: windy

: Just spent some time improving pst (https://github.com/chrishannah/pst), it now supports drafts and …

: Day 5: serene

: Quick tip for anyone that appreciates the SF Mono font but also wants the Nerd Fonts icons, someone …

: I forgot to post a photo for the photo challenge yesterday, I should catch up today though!

: Day 4: foliage

: Day 3: card

: Day 2: flowers

: How has pst got >200 downloads already?

: Day 1: toy

: This is what publishing a post using pst currently looks like (it only posts drafts at the moment).

: I’ve only spent a day writing rust, but I’m already really enjoying it. If I continue …

: Come watch me try to play some WoW Plunderstorm www.twitch.tv/chrishann…

: I’ve just pushed my new mini-project ‘pst’ to GitHub! It’s going to be a …

: I didn’t think creating a Micro.blog post from a simple cli tool in Rust would be so simple.

: I’ve never completed a full 30-day photo challenge here on Micro.blog, but I’m going to …

: Something I’ve noticed since entering my thirties a little over a year ago, is that I’ve …

: Just about to board the flight back to London. Looking forward to normal temperatures.

: I took a ton of photos at this natural pool, I’ll have to spend some time refining them and building …

: Just arrived at a natural pool. The waves are much stronger than I thought, but at least the view …

: Just visited another town in Gran Canaria called Firgas. Not that high up in the mountains, but it’s …

: Last full day in Gran Canaria today. Driving up the east coast again to hopefully find some more …

: It’s just hit golden hour, so it’s time to go back down the mountain. But in the mean time, I did …

: Found a little village called Tejeda in the mountains. Some very nice views as usual.

: Stopped at a little restaurant on the side of a mountain in Gran Canaria for a quick beer and ice …

: As much as I enjoy using Mastodon, it feels better posting my travel updates/photos here.

: Day #5 in Gran Canaria and I’m finally up a mountain. Found a strange metal basket that seems to …

: Using the Clips app to make small holiday videos Instead of just posting a bunch of stories while I’ve been away in Gran Canaria, I’ve been using the …

: Not a bad place to sit…

: My main blog now supports micro posts! Took a bit of tinkering, but I’ve now got them …

: One day I need to go through the 1500 posts on my blog, and delete all the rubbish that has built up …

: Working from home really messes with my brain. At various points of today I’ve thought it was …

: I didn’t realise Rings of Power was out alreeady! I wonder if I can manage to watch both …

: I must say, I’m very much enjoying House of the Dragon. It reminds me of how it felt watching …

: Countle looks like it may become one of my daily mini games. Even though I still haven’t …

: My mini blog refresh is complete. A tad more minimal, with a plain colour background again, and no …

: God damn it. I’ve now got it in my head that I need to (partially) redesign my blog. I wonder …

: On a bit of a wild book hunt at the moment. My Bookshop.org wishlist is growing quite a bit. 📚

: Currently reading: Natives by Akala 📚

: Turning DALL-E images into photos After playing with DALL-E recently, I wondered if I could use it to create wallpapers. I still …

: The Music app being the default application to open mp3 files on a Mac seems pretty stupid to me.

: I don’t know where it came from, or how long it will last, but I have a sudden weird desire to own a …

: 🗺 I was in Devon this past weekend, and I took a few cameras with me, so I’ve shared a few of my …

: Last night I discovered that Beyblade has an official YouTube channel, and the entire first series …

: It’s just started to rain where I live (England), so I’ve decided to go sit outside. Because it’s …

: Apparently even a minor design change such as this simple tiling background can make a website look …

: I’ve finally finished my first roll of film with my Dubblefilm SHOW camera. Nothing special, just a …

: Quick update on my search to find a web archive tool: I’ve found ArchiveBox, which is …

: Realising that software sometimes requires an internet connection I’m away this weekend, in Wells-next-the-sea, and although I have my MacBook with me, my only …

: I watched a great episode of the Rich Roll podcast with neuroscientist Dr. Andrew Huberman. There …

: Yet again, I’ve created another Micro.blog theme. This time however, it’s one for …

: I don't understand cryptocurrencies I really ought to start doing bit more research on cryptocurrencies. From what I’ve heard, the …

: Currently thinking a lot about Twitter, and how it can be used to share fleeting ideas and opinions, …

: Some unstructured thoughts on using a Pixel 6 for nearly a week I’ve spent nearly a week with a Pixel 6 as my main phone, and the only things I’m really …

: I hope Apple start to experiment with different phone form factors soon. Otherwise I think i might …

: Latest YouTube Obsession My latest YouTube obsession seems to be watching people play Cities Skylines, where they slowly …

: Scribe - A New Micro.blog Theme I’m very pleased to announce that I’ve now completed my third Micro.blog theme! …

: I’m thinking a bit about email at the moment. On one hand, I love the format, it is the closest …

: Every now and then when I’m using my iPad, I remember that I can detach it from the Magic Keyboard. …

: New Fonts After using a few different fonts on my blogs, I’ve decided to switch to web-safe fonts. For …

: Childhood and nostalgia aside, I think my favourite film might be The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. …

: It’s still early on, but here’s what my latest Micro.blog theme, Scribe, currently looks …

: Micro.blog Theme Development Update There has been slight tweaks to my two Micro.blog themes - Fortis and Pure, but I haven’t been …

: Blizzard: Save the Date - The Future of Warcraft Save the Date - The Future of Warcraft: On April 19, the World of Warcraft development team will …

: SingleFile looks like a very useful browser extension. As you may guess from the name, it saves a …

: I switched my site to use a serif font for the body text, and I think it gives it a whole new feel. …

: Maybe I’m being pedantic. But when I see that I’ve hit my daily reading goal, my first response is …

: The way I want to separate my writing online One problem that tends to crop up every now and then for me is how I separate my online writing. …

: I really want to go through all ~1900 posts on my blog and delete/organise some of them. Some are …

: Streaming on Twitch I’ve been streaming on Twitch a bit today, while I’ve been playing a new character on World of …

: 10 HTML tags you have never used before To be honest, I only knew about half of these.

: Fortis - A New Micro.blog Theme Using my minimal Micro.blog theme as a base, I’ve now created another theme. This time …

: I’ve started work on a new Micro.blog theme. This one will take my minimal theme, Pure, and …

: Just finished some meta work on my Pure Micro.blog theme, to introduce a rough code style through an …

: My current Artix Linux install on my ThinkPad.

: My ThinkPad just arrived. Time to wipe and install Linux!

: This is what I class as pure YouTube. Descriptive title, no long intro/outro, no sponsors, no ads, …

: A small (but I’m sure welcome) change in the Pure theme. Now posts won’t show the date …

: With some luck, I managed to win a ThinkPad on eBay on my first attempt! Specifically, it’s a Lenovo …

: Side effect of using an iPhone 5 with iOS 10 is that Shortcuts doesn’t exist! Back to Workflow.

: I made a few changes to the Pure theme tonight: Better support for bookshelves (not sure …

: There’s nothing more satisfying than managing to manually install an Arch-based distro, …

: My first two books for 2022 have arrived. 📚

: “Minimalist” EDCs I find it funny when I see YouTube videos with people showing off their “minimalist” EDCs. It’s …

: Very much a lucky guess this time. Wordle 202 5/6 ⬛⬛⬛🟨⬛ 🟨⬛⬛⬛⬛ 🟨⬛🟨⬛🟨 🟨⬛⬛🟨🟨 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

: Inspired by Lee Peterson’s recent post on using the iPhone 7 today …

: It’s my first day at work tomorrow, after being off since 23rd December. My recent sleep schedule of …

: Redesigning my blog for the benefit of readers I’ve been reading a lot of blog posts online today, and one thing that struck me on quite a …

: Just purchased a hardback copy of Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone for £27 on eBay. …

: Apple: Don’t like the Christmas presents that your friends and family bought you? How about …

: Since looking my email situation last January, I’ve been using SaneBox to sort my emails and …

: I’m watching Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts, and I’m already 99% sure that I want …

: Cursed Child Review I went to see the Cursed Child play in London just over a week ago, and I planned on writing a big …

: I’ve got 294 unread articles in my RSS reader. I think it’s time to start unsubscribing …

: How I want to blog in 2022 I wouldn’t go so far as to make this a new years resolution, but this year I think I’m …

: Nothing makes a coffee better than a splash (or two) of a bit of single malt scotch. 🥃 ☕️

: I’m about to play the new Minecraft 1.18 update, and decided that I’m going to attempt …

: In a world where everything is going wireless, one of my best presents this year was a pair of wired …

: The period between Christmas and the new year is a weird one for me. After spending the year …

: The official Pokémon Twitch channel is currently hosting a stream of a Charmander sleeping by a …

: Pure - A minimal theme for Micro.blog After some final touches, my custom theme is now usable. I’ve named it Pure, and that’s …

: Some more tweaks and I think my theme is coming along nicely. The only things I need to add now …

: Adding some style to my minimal Micro.blog theme I’ve added minimal CSS to my new Micro.blog theme that I’ve started to work on. It adds: …

: I’ve built a very minimal Micro.blog theme, as in there is absolutely no CSS. I’m happy …

: This may be weird, but I like it when websites work without CSS or JS. I really like it when they …

: After a lot of tweaking, I think I’ve managed to get my microblog looking like my main blog. …

: Bulba 0.0.7 haș been released. dev.chrishannah.me/0-0-7.htm…

: Thinking about self-preservation and making a book I’ve got it into my head that I want to get some of my writing over the last few years printed into …

: I’ve been making changes to my (main) blog theme, and i’ve just pushed them all live: …

: After building a PC and getting back into World of Wacraft, I’ve set myself a little …

: From what I’ve seen about the new iOS photo sharing app, Glass, it could become the platform that I …

: I’ve been in a weird mood recently, where Apple’s closed ecosystem and endless lock-in …

: I have a free monthly newsletter that I run from my blog. It’s essentially a members-only blog post …

: 🗞 The latest issue of my monthly newsletter has been delivered! 📰 Tricking Yourself Into Being …

: >1300 words being sent very soon! 👀 chrishannah.me/newslette…

: It’s the 13th! Which can only mean one thing, the next issue of my free monthly newsletter …

: I’ve decided to try out a new thing on my blog, a “home” page. Or essentially, an …

: Is it possible to sit in sun for an entire working day and not consume alcohol? I’m starting …

: One thing I’m glad of, now we’re getting a patch of good weather in the UK, is that my …

: Working from home is so much better when you can sit in garden. And thanks todays temperature of …

: Using command-line tools to automate Xcode projects As part of looking into ways to improve my experience with Xcode, I came across a great talk by …

: The second issue of my monthly newsletter will go out at some point today. Subscribe now if you want …

: Listening to Ambient Music One thing that has really improved my productivity recently is ambient music. And to be more …

: There were no suitable unicode symbols I could find to represent external links, so I’m using …

: I’ve been adding support for shorter link-posts on my blog. What do people think about the …

: 🆕 Text Case 2021.3 🎉 Reorder and edit formats in flow creator 4 new title case variants (AMA, …

: Thoughts on WandaVision After the hype of the finale, I decided that I would finally give WandaVision a go. I had seen some …

: I just submitted an update to Text Case, and it took just 7 minutes for the macOS version to enter …

: After seeing some of the hype for the WandaVision finale, I decided that I’d give it a go. But …

: This may be taking it slightly too far, but along with refactoring the way title case formats work …

: The March Blogging Challenge has begun and today’s topic is “Routine”. Join the Discord to connect …

: It’s not exactly a world class photo, but I keep looking back at this one I took yesterday. The …

: The 25 years of Pokémon celebrations make me want to watch the anime series from scratch again. …

: I didn’t think that at 28 years old I would have just watched a virtual concert with Post …

: I went on a trip to Ashridge forest earlier today and took a ton of photos. I was very lucky with …

: A few more shots from my afternoon walk.

: Nice day for a short walk! Much better than being stuck inside and sat in front of a laptop.

: As much as I use the command line, I’m still a lazy person. And therefore, even if I have to …

: I think I’ve convinced myself today that I’m going to start looking for a remote role at …

: My only problem with finding a next job is that I’m an iOS developer, and I want to keep it …

: I’m really starting to think that I want to work at a remote company for my next job. Not just …

: I’ve been in Lightroom again. So here are three over-processed photos that I took last year in …

: What if you could localise Twitter? I was thinking about social networks in the context of local communitites earlier. It made me wonder …

: Reducing Interruptions I can’t quite say if this is a temporary phase I’m going through right now, since …

: I’ve been making some improvements to my blog theme again. This time focussing on the post …

: My Reading System I think I’ve finally found the reading system for me, and it’s all based on the …

: The various steps that Boris announced today seemed a bit too complex, so I thought I’d make a …

: My writing app challenge My challenge to find my ideal writing app continues! I’ve tried Editorial, iA Writer, and Ulysses in …

: I was watching a few videos on YouTube yesterday around street photography, and I found one quote to …

: Transgender Athletes and the Teams They Play On I came across a story on twitter regarding a transgender woman playing in a women’s basketball team …

: One question I need to answer for myself today, is Craft worth £44.99 a year?

: Thinking About Apple One I’m thinking about checking out Apple News+, and as soon as I saw the £9.99 subscription fee, …

: Comparing the UK COVID Test Data Against the Expected Rate of False Positives I heard an MP mention the other day that as the number of positive cases drop here in the UK, the …

: I'm back Okay, so I’ve decided to renew my Micro.blog subscription, and see if I can make it work for …

: How comes it’s virtually impossible to buy a decent pair of Nike SB Dunks now? Either you find …

: Text Case 2.2 Blog Post: blog.chrishannah.me/text-case… App Store: …

: I’ve updated my post about the iPhone battery life with two charts. The first using only the …

: I’m a bit late to the party, but here are some thoughts regarding Airmail’s recent …

: Stopping Audio at the Front Door I’m not sure if this is a thing that other people do. But I never listen to anything, whether …

: Our cat is really weird.

: I just came across a lonely post on Reddit under /r/blogs, titled “Girlfriend in a …

: Jay has decided to join me in my office, while I play some games after finishing work.

: I’ve decided to reactivate my Micro.blog hosted micro blog. I deactivated it 10 months ago, as I put …

: 122 unread posts in my RSS reader. Let’s see how much I can thin that list down, before I …

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