Still hard to believe that this was almost a year ago. The last time I travelled - playing Plague on a cruise ship.

If only I knew back then...

Quite disappointed to read about these auDA rule changes that are coming in that will also be applied to existing registrations. Don't meet the new rules even though you did when your domain was registered? Your domain can't be renewed.

I will no longer be using .au domains.

@david Haven't managed to get my hands on one yet, but I had to remove both my PS4 and Xbox One from the entertainment unit to fit the PS5 in.

On my way to the office wearing my favourite work shirt. Happy Friday!

Pinterest is search cancer

It has so completely invaded every image search, it's nearly impossible to find original sources and attribute photos without adding "-site:pinterest.*" (minus quotes). Even then, somehow, there are at least a handful of Pinterest results

Brilliant:
When the euro bank notes were designed, they used European-style bridges which were *non-existing*, not to have to choose between countries.

The Dutch town of Spijkenisse claimed them all for the Netherlands by building them on a waterway.
twitter.com/page_eco/status/13 #Europe #Netherlands

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Booked a few flights for next month today. As someone who has gone from flying 150+ times a year to having not stepped on a plane since January, I am way too excited about getting back onboard Qantas again.

@juliobiason As a cis gay man I definitely notice plenty of hetero couples walking hand-in-hand (usually taking up the entire footpath when I want to get past them).

Personally it's not something I've ever done.

I signed up for Inkl (inkl.com/) over the weekend and within 12 hours I converted my trial into an annual sub. The morning edition is a great way to start my day - a few feel good articles and news from around the world without ads or clickbait. So refreshing!

Being an introverted motorcycle rider during a time when we're being asked to avoid unnecessary human contact is fabulous.

I've ridden about 1,200km in the past week and am discovering just how beautiful Sydney and regional NSW is.

As I settle into 2020, I've decided to take a "Publish (on your) Own Site, Syndicate Elsewhere" approach to my content under principles where content will be published on my own site first and then syndicated or linked to elsewhere.

I've written some thoughts at shaun.net/notes/taking-back-co

I put together a little write-up of my trip down Putty Road on the weekend.

shaun.net/notes/a-ride-down-pu

A few months ago I built a replacement for the 1194 speaking clock that closed down in Australia.

Before now I've only published the numbers informally on social media, but I finally got around to putting a little write-up on my website:
shaun.net/notes/george-the-tal

I still need to write-up the technical details, but hopefully I'll get around to that soon.

I was pretty excited to go past a photographer on my motorbike this weekend, so I got in touch and bought the photo that was taken.

I finally have a decent action shot of me on my MT-07!

Just got home from a motorbike ride up Putty Road.

The devastation of the fires really needs to be seen to be believed. It’s like riding through the apocalypse. Everything is dead - and not a bird or other animal in sight.

Even the road signs had melted.

Lunch at Grey Gum was great though!

Just got my Last.fm report for 2019. I leave music on at home when I'm travelling for my cat Sybil, so they're my top artists and albums for 2019 😂😂

I went overseas for a few weeks over Christmas. Ever since I got back my cat Sybil hasn't left my side.

She doesn't use her beds anymore. She has to sit next to me on the couch, and comes into bed for hugs before falling asleep next to me.

It has been nice!

I swear i didn't arrange this on purpose. They line up to stare at me when they're hungry

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