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Writing: 2017

  1. f/e 31 December 2017

    Christmas and the end of the year.

  2. I’ll meet you in Cathedrals

    On the Fitzrovia/Bloomsbury border; Foursquare’s peculiar names for London neighbourhoods; and the Northbank and Midtown Business Improvement Districts.

  3. w/e 17 December 2017

    This week, double acting and sort-of-finishing some code.

  4. w/e 10 December 2017

    ‘How to Win Against History’, an amazing moment in acting class, and struggling with ‘Elite: Dangerous’.

  5. The foco

    A parallel between the success of the Cuban Revolution and changing large organisations.

  6. w/e 3 December 2017

    Mostly Larry McMurtry’s ‘Lonesome Dove’.

  7. w/e 26 November 2017

    A good mixture of acting stuff and web stuff this week.

  8. w/e 19 November 2017

    ‘The Good Wife’, ‘The Good Fight’, and acting classes.

  9. w/e 5 November 2017

    This week I spent four hours each weekday exploring how to adapt a classic play, to set it in modern-day England.

  10. w/e 29 October 2017

    WordPress, Japanese, The Death of Stalin, The Vietnam War and a happy gig.

  11. Board games for two players

    Board games that work well with two players, as suggested by people on twitter.

  12. Combining HTML files with a Django website

    Wondering how to host and serve lots of old HTML files when I move most of this site to Django.

  13. w/e 15 October 2017

    WordPress, RSS feeds, ‘Accident’, ‘Blade Runner 2049’, Lingua Franca, Diet Cig, Aldous Harding, ‘Back’.

  14. w/e 8 October 2017

    Personal coding, acting workshops, and my identity.

  15. w/e 1 October 2017

    This week, work, Movable Type, The Destructives and the V&A;.

  16. w/e 24 Sep 2017

    Work, Banksy, Mother! and London.

  17. Week ending 17th September 2017

    A D3.js book, ‘A Dance to the Music of Time’, ‘Strangers and Brothers’, and ‘Peaky Blinders’.

  18. This week

    Some things that I’ve done, watched, read and listened to this week.

  19. D3.js book series dates charts

    I’ve written a thing in D3.js to draw charts that show when books in a series are set, compared with the dates on which they were published.

  20. What I’ve been doing recently

    Some things I’ve been doing.

  21. My old HyperCard stack

    A HyperCard stack I made in the early 1990s can now be used in a web browser.

  22. Graphing the Guardian’s Eco Ratings for cars

    I made a graph comparing the fuel consumption and carbon emissions of cars reviewed by the Guardian, to the Eco Rating in the review.

  23. Selective Listening

    I had a scene in a film which you can now view online for free.

  24. FFFFOUND! export script

    A Python script to export your Ffffound.com images

  25. Add a Google map to Django admin to get latitude and longitude

    How I added a Google map to the Django admin page for a model that has latitude and longitude fields.

  26. Two blogs, one WordPress

    How to make two blogs in one WordPress install

  27. Twelescreen updated for 2017

    I updated Twelescreen with this year’s politicians and up-to-date code.

  28. US maps from 1963

    I scanned the covers of 66 maps that my mum collected while travelling across the USA in 1963.

  29. Last.fm added to Django Ditto

    I’ve updated Django Ditto, which can now also archive your Last.fm listens.

  30. MoMA Exhibition Seplunker

    About a website built with Good, Form & Spectacle for the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

  31. The Waddesdon Bequest website

    About making a website for the British Museum’s Waddesdon Bequest, with Good, Form & Spectacle.