Over a year

I’ve just realised that the last update on my blog was over a year ago, 8th July 2021 to be precise, that’s 381 days.  Where has the time gone?

Well, suffice to say that I’ve been working hard, but mostly for other people and not nearly enough on my own projects.  I have actually started two new ones in this time, but not made enough progress on either to blog about it.

What have I learned in this time?  Probably lots, and probably plenty of missed posts that could have been written in this time.  I must try to do better, much better!

Do or do not. There is no try.

(I may have re-watched all the Star Wars films already this year…)

Polywork

There’s a new social media network which seems to be gaining some traction, attempting to sit somewhere between Twitter and LinkedIn, called Polywork. Polywork is a new professional social network to share what you do & what you want to collaborate on. Their website certainly looks the part!  It’s currently in beta though, and you have…

Earth Day – 22nd April

Every year since 1970, 22nd April has been Earth Day, and after 51 years, this year is no different. As the world returns to normal, we can’t go back to business-as-usual. Together, we can prevent the coming disasters of climate change and environmental destruction. Together, we can Restore Our Earth™ There are 5 pillars to Restore Our…

Cloudflare IP address changes

Whilst Cloudflare doesn’t recommend enforcing any kind of security policy solely by trusting their IP addresses, it is worth noting that if you are whitelisting their IP addresses, they’re due to change shortly. To be more precise, by 7th May 2021 the change will need to be made, and it’s safe to do so straight…

Mailoji

I recently stumbled across a site called Tiny Projects, created by Ben Stokes, a fellow UK-based developer.  I can’t actually remember how it happened, or what I was looking for at the time, but I’m glad I did. It happened to resonate with me, as I’d just recently create my own tiny project, It’s a rum life!, which…