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At Septivium on 7 May 2009

Django Ditto and archiving your stuff

I recently made a collection of apps for the Django web framework, called Django Ditto. It’s for grabbing your photos from Flickr, tweets from Twitter, bookmarks from Pinboard, mirroring them all on your own website.


In Writing on 15 Aug 2016

Design Route D: Protocol - Mozilla Open Design

I like the Moz://a idea, but don't understand why the shortened M:// version isn't then read as “Mill”. Why have t-shirts etc that say Mill on them?

A comment on another site on 18 Aug 2016

Diary search and word frequency charts

John Goldin got in touch as he’s put together a page that quickly searches the diary and shows charts of the frequency of words throughout the text.


At Pepys' Diary Site News on 17 May 2016

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I live in London, UK. I have been developing and designing things on the internet for 20 years, and have also been an acting student, modelmaker, illustrator and futurist. More about me.

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Recently listened to music

  1. The Specials - Too Hot
  2. Bibio - Jealous Of Roses
  3. Primal Scream - Screamadelica
  4. Shuggie Otis - Inspiration Information
  5. Billy Stewart - Summertime (live)

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