Linklog for November 8, 2018: Nasi Goreng, Ginger Baker and Something You Can Do Right Now To Push Back Against Nazis

There’s an interview with me on Wordsmith.social by Copyleft Curator. What You Don’t Know You Don’t Know by Luna Nieves (“Aicaya”). Making people learn Unix-ish stuff on the internet is a good way to create a perpetually-angry programmer community. If you want to start from the beginning, nothing beats books, but books are out of …

Linklog for July 21: Does work dominate your life?

Shit, it’s July 21 already? Time just slips through my fingers. Here’s some links I liked or found engaging in the past few weeks. I felt extremely called out by If work dominated your every moment would life be worth living? by Andrew Taggart at Aeon.com. Some of these considerations have been at the back …

Linklog for June 29, 2019: Massive Link Dump

I haven’t done linklogs in a while, but I have been storing and retracing links, so have a massive link dump: I try not to linklog paywalled posts, but this Patreon-only post from Colleen Doran is worth it to me: Consistent Focus, Consistent Action. It is the first of a series in which she discusses …

Links for February 13, 2019: Fairy Play, Yorkshire cheese

Fairy Play is an interesting fantasy webcomic with focus on marginalized characters. It is also captioned in great detail and has content warnings. I’d seen it around before but hadn’t remembered the link. Now I have. John Bull on Twitter, writer of Brexit Adventures, also knows a thing or two about cheese. The UK National …

Links for the day: Chronicles of the Witch Queen, Lynxlet, Sweet Potato Curry

A new Chronicles of the Witch Queen story, Castle of the Gods, started on Wednesday at the slightly more relaxed schedule of three per week. Read it, starting at this page: http://cotwq.thecomicseries.com/comics/314 I’m pretty much only the webmaster for this webcomic at this point, but I love it for how surreal it’s gotten. This one …

Groceries for October 10: pre-travel week

This week’s groceries bill: €5.66. I only bought half a loaf of bread, a litre of milk, some bananas and a kilogram of tangerines. It’s gonna be an unusual sort of week though. I’m leaving for the United States (staying in Amsterdam overnight) on Friday, and the odds are I’ll be doing stuff in preparation …

Some quick food/budgeting notes

This week’s groceries expenses were €35 – they’ll be €37 when I get the peanut butter, which I forgot. Most of my groceries were bought at the farmer’s market, and because I brought a list and stuck to it, I did not splurge on expensive cheeses and sun-dried tomatoes. Last week’s groceries expenses were €27; …