WordPress to Static

Just updated this site to a static version. I vaguely administer a few aging WordPress sites, which are annoyingly high maintenance (that is a lie, they require maintenance, and occasionally get hacked which is not fun at all) and I don’t get paid for this. With some time free this January I dipped back into the world of websites, and did a recce on publishing static sites.

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My Covid TV hitlist

Hello. It’s October 2020, in the time of Covid-19. Today there is snow in Albuquerque so I thought it was time to share a few watchables that have helped me stay sane and/or distracted. I’m mostly enjoying adventure, funny, nostalgic or documentary genres for this period. Nothing too cold or disturbing. It’s not the greatest list, so if you have any other shows to recommend, please do comment.

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Analog experiments

I’m quite tired of technology, quite aggrieved about the commercialisation of the internet. Occasionally I open a window without my adblocker and I remember this is what it normally looks like. Digital media too, is made, consumed and forgotten like fast food. So I recruited an old Pentax K1000 camera to slow it down. Shooting analog enforces limitations, encourages pause and consideration. It’s not immediate, not over before it’s begun. I like this. Here then is my first reel of black ‘n’ white Kodak T-Max 400 (for the photography geeks, you know who you are). Modestly tweaked in Lightroom (some of it was untweakable) all shots are included in the spirit of learning.

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