6 Oct 2016

Low-Energy Days

Low-Energy Days

Some days, I wake up and I cannot brain. This is often accompanied by lethargy and and desire to eat many carbohydrates. No, it’s not always coincident with drinking the night before. I have a trick for days like this, so that I can at least feel like I’ve done something, even if I’m not up […]

13 Apr 2014

Progress Jars

Progress Jars

I’m trying to collect together my best photos. While I’ve mostly been good at processing photos and rating them in Lightroom as I take them, my quality standards have changed over time. This happens to all photographers: a photo that you thought was great five years ago might look pretty rubbish to you now. You’ve […]

19 Mar 2014

Placeholder Satisfaction

Placeholder Satisfaction

I’m no designer, but there’s something very satisfying about the first time I replace the development environment’s placeholder icon in an app with a placeholder of my own. I use Sketch for most of my design work. In this case, I’m just mashing up an adjusted version of something from the Feed Icons devkit with […]

12 Feb 2014

Smoking

Smoking

Turning a low-energy afternoon into something resembling productive, by taking pictures of smoke.

30 Jan 2013

New Phrase

To polish your pomodoro: To procrastinate by wasting time improving your system for getting things done. (I just caught myself literally polishing my pomodoro. Though mine’s technically a peperone; I couldn’t find a tomato in the shop.)