Christmas presents

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Here are a stack of videos and websites that (hopefully) make your Christmas presents easier to use and enjoy: A few links for Jez! Draw Happy for Jez Types of art journals Turning books into art

making coffee – a post in process

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This is not some generic post about the theory or philosophy of making a cup of coffee, but a specific point-by-point set of instructions on how to make a cup of coffee (ie. espresso) with frothed

Ridiculously Busy

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For the past two months I've been busy, unbelievably busy, ridiculously busy. I know how it began, I hope I know how it will end, but what I don't know is when it will end. It all began with a

Oils setlist

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My wife, eldest daughter and I had the privilege of attending the Midnight Oil concert in Coffs Harbour on 19th October. In total the Oils played 23 songs and, at the time, I thought a lot came from

todo.txt

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My search for productivity tools that suit my platforms (linux @ home, windows @ work) and work philosophy (KISS, plain text preferred for transportability, not being locked into a particular tool or

moon phases

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I've often been intrigued by the moon. When I was a teenager I had a (very) modest refractor telescope and would spend parts of evenings outside in the cool inviting mosquito bites as I looked at the

TiddlyWiki

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Over the years I've searched for, tried, stopped using, used again, reconsidered, stopped using, considered some more on note-taking/recording/filing systems. Generally I've opted for computer-based

My Views on Same Sex Marriage

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In Australia at the moment there is much debate about same sex marriage.1 What do I think about same sex marriage? I believe it is not the ideal for society, and I base that on God's view as I

fenced kanban

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A few months ago I read a brief article on a local news website about personal kanban and how it can help organise aspects of our lives. I'd only ever heard of kanban within the context of

Personal Finance programs

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As I've mentioned previously, we got our first "personal computer" back in 1995. It came with an array of pretty amazing software (or so I thought at the time) including Encarta, MS Money and MS