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An experiment using WordPress

First, I dislike using WordPress. Second, I’m using WordPress anyway. Let’s call this an experiment in “simple” blogging. It’s an excuse to get away...

Roll-093

A few from the latest roll. Roll-093. Leica MP. HP5. 35mm Summilux FLE.

Sunsetting the Canonet

This is probably the last roll I’ll run through the Canonet. I can’t seem to focus it and I don’t trust the shutter speeds....

Fancy graphs are fancy

All I think when I see posts like this is, “So? To what end?” “5 months results. @logseq keeps logging and meaning emerges naturally.”...

Because I’m mad at Hugo

Most days I love using Hugo for my blog. It’s super fast, flexible, and runs as a single binary with no dependencies. It builds...

Alan Moore on comics

Watchmen author Alan Moore: ‘I’m definitely done with comics’: I said round about 2011 that I thought that it had serious and worrying implications...