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Writing tagged Pepys' Diary

  1. Decades-long projects

    What I considered when starting the ten-year Pepys’ Diary project again.

  2. Pepys’ Diary starting again

    The diary website and twitter account are starting again from the beginning.

  3. My talk about Samuel Pepys’ diary as an online story

    My slides and audio of my talk at SkillSwap Seeking Stories in Brighton.

  4. Embarrassingly pimping

    I spoke at The Story about Pepys’ Diary, and would like to speak about it at more events.

  5. Pepys’ Diary data available to play with

    I’ve just released lots of the data behind the site in JSON format for people to make things with.

  6. Proper, big, exciting

    I was on ‘The One Show’ talking about Samuel Pepys and diaries. Being to TV is exciting.

  7. Publishing with old dates in Movable Type

    What I did to make the Pepys’ Diary website work with 343-year-old dates in Movable Type.

  8. Time to follow Samuel Pepys

    If you’re ever going to follow Samuel Pepys on Twitter you should start now.

  9. Twittering betimes

    Samuel Pepys is on Twitter but doesn’t have many friends. Here’s why you should be his friend.

  10. Completely different things

    This week I’m described in the press as a “web designer and programmer” and a “British actor”.

  11. A new year’s resolution for you

    If you want a new years’ resolution, why not start reading Pepys’ Diary. Here are some reasons why you should.

  12. Pepys TrackBack: fixing the problems and a new layout

    I had to write some tools to manage the duplicated TrackBacks at Pepys’ Diary, but it meant I could then create a whole new (un-TrackBack-like) layout for the TrackBack listings.

  13. TrackBack problems at Pepys’ Diary

    Sending several dozen pings from a Movable Type entry sometimes seems to make things go a bit wonky.

  14. Looking as cheerful as any man could do…

    “I went out to Charing Cross, to see Major-general Harrison hanged, drawn; and quartered; which was done there, he looking as cheerful as any man could do in that condition.”

  15. Getting there, slowly…

    Six months in and only 3,000 or so days left to go with Pepys’ Diary. At current rates…

  16. Someone’s having fun…

    Samuel Pepys has just arrived in the Netherlands.

  17. Pepys Diary traffic statistics

    If you’re as fascinated by the spread of memes as I am you might find my brief report on…

  18. More Pepys and me

    Slashdotting isn’t as fearful as it once was. Radio is very exciting. My voice is OK.

  19. It’s all gone a bit Warchalking

    The growing snowball that is interest in the Pepys’ Diary site. Although snowballs don’t take long to melt.

  20. Movable Type is watching me…

    Movable Type has become sentient and is magically doing things I’d previously dismissed as too much manual labour.

  21. It’s Samuel Pepys’ Weblog!

    I’ve just launched my new site, Pepys’ Diary. Every day, starting 1st January,…