Blogging streak

Seth Godin (legend!) wrote recently about Streaks and how they are their reward. Streaks create internal pressure that keeps streaks going. You may have noticed, you may not, but this is the 32nd blog post in a row that has been posted every 3 days.  That’s a 3 month streak of regular blogging, the kind of…

Switching web hosting to Krystal

A little over two weeks ago I went dot-com, moving my website to www.riklewis.com.  This was in part due to the fact that I really wanted to move away from 123-Reg hosting, as I’d been having so many problems with them, especially with their uptime and support. I shopped around, heard good things about Siteground, especially for…

Added site theme switcher

I’ve been trying to carve out some time this week to update my own website, something which I always mean to do but something else always seems more important or more urgent. The feature I’ve just added was inspired by Léonie Watson’s website, and that’s to have a “dark” mode as well as the default “light”…

Why I’ve gone dot-com

Two and a half years ago, I launched my new website.  At this time I deliberately shunned “riklewis.com” and instead decided to go with “rik.onl”, essentially because I liked how short it was. So why the u-turn? Largely it comes down to professionalism.  There’s nothing wrong with having a catchy short URL and many very professional…