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July 1, 2021 04:00

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#TIL you don’t quite have to give your email address (or it’s alias) to subscribe to substack newsletters. Just append ‘/feed’ to the publication link to fetch its RSS feed.

June 21, 2021 20:35

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Just published Appa’s first book – ‘Smell of the Soil’ in print format. This has been on his (and my) ‘to-do’ list for a while now. We did publish the digital version in December 2017 and looking back makes me wonder why we didn’t publish the print version earlier! It’s been a few years that…

June 11, 2021 18:49

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An odd and forced hiatus to the workout program that I had going with Meena. What started off as a discomfort in the tummy on Thursday afternoon led to mild fever and chills over the night. Likely the handful of saunf tipped me over? Took a few hours off from work and was back to…

June 2, 2021 10:13

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“You know, sometimes all you need is 20 seconds of insane courage, just literally 20 seconds of embarrassing bravery, and I promise you something great will come of it.” – Benjamin Mee, (We Bought a Zoo, 2011)

May 28, 2021 20:16

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It just struck me today how much I love writing crude, rewarding code. The type that is just sufficient to get the job done and that which ‘scratches your itch’ and might probably be useful for someone else too. I am not a software developer. Never been one. My day job is far, far from…