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Goodbye, 2022

31 December 2022

Goodbye, 2022; you have been a good year. You gave us two more holidays: on 3 June, the Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday and on 19 September, the Bank Holiday for the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.The Queen indeed passed away, but she had time to celebrate her Platinum Jubilee...

Merry Christmas

25 December 2022

Source: Bonus: I’m Gonna Spend My Christmas With A Dalek – The Go’s And finally, a great classic.

Being a senior developer

28 November 2022

To recap: as I had already written, the move from Helpful Digital to dxw was not of my own volition, and I had lost the role I had.Last Friday, I was promoted to Old Programmer (Senior Developer). It’s also true that the role is a bit different: for example, I...

Coming of age

22 November 2022

I don’t know how long this post has been in draft, with its date and time already predefined.And it is also one of the few that have been published after being in the draft: by now, I have lost count of those that have gone straight to the bin instead.There...

Starting the day has become complicated

21 November 2022

You feed your two black cats, Petula and Gigi, taking care that they don’t fight each other. Then comes the stray cat, renamed Tigger, and don’t you want to give him something to eat too? And the two squirrels arrive, one of which is pregnant.Then, perhaps, you can have breakfast...

Will there be life after death?

19 November 2022

It’s not a philosophical question, although that is my field.It is more of a concrete question: I had heard of human composting some time ago, but I thought it was futuristic. Instead, it already exists: it is done, for example, by a Seattle-based company that specialises in the service. The process...

For Christmas, send me your wishlists

13 November 2022

I had already written about it eight years ago, but some still do not know that it exists and how it works.Amazon provides a universal wishlist, i.e. you can create one or more wishlists where you can place products from any site.Over time, other services have popped up that do...

Ready for winter

16 October 2022

So, the flu vaccine was done last Monday, and the fourth COVID-19 vaccine was done last Saturday.Even the cat had her vaccine on Friday.Let it not be said that we were not prescient. And after the vaccine, we took a tour of the newly renovated Battersea Power Station.Unfortunately, however, today,...