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  1. w/e 2022-08-28

    Breakfast, trying out Render, season two of Ted Lasso.

  2. w/e 2022-08-22

    Walking across London, a Nick and five Toms, setting up a VPS, For All Mankind season three, the end of Better Call Saul, and season one of Ted Lasso.

  3. w/e 2022-07-24

    Learning to scythe, improving my Django “DX”, True Things, Jiro Dreams of Sushi and Bergman Island.

  4. w/e 2022-07-17

    The Recruiting Officer, more web hosting, a Vonnegut quote, season two of For All Mankind, Rohmer’s A Summer’s Tale, and I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson.

  5. w/e 2022-07-10

    Flying Ant Week, website updating and hosting nonsense, and Slow Horses season one.

  6. Hosting a Django site on cPanel

    How to host a Django website on a cPanel host if you really, really must.

  7. w/e 2021-11-21

    Adult mom’s live Driver album, Indietracks closing, the same German test, Django and Docker, a bird, and Money Heist season one.

  8. Removing Exif data from images in Django

    How to remove Exif data from image files uploaded to a model’s ImageField in a Django project.

  9. w/e 2021-01-03

    Upgrading things and The Newsroom.

  10. Comments are back

    I’ve turned commenting back on, plus some optional technical details.

  11. w/e 2020-04-12

    Time; blogs and newsletters; Pluralistic; exercise; Newsnight; fixing a bug.

  12. Weird Web Share API

    The Web Share API is very nice but it doesn’t behave quite as expected.

  13. w/e 2020-01-26

    Modern JavaScript, The Idiot by Elif Batuman, car support, and Ken Burns’ Country Music.

  14. Foursquare/Swarm iCal feed

    I wrote a python script to replace the now-broken Foursquare calendar feed of your check-ins.

  15. Flickr favourites and photos-of-you downloader in python

    From 5th February 2019 Flickr are going to be deleting an unknown quantity of older photos. So I…

  16. Search forms

    What are the best, most accessible ways to make website search forms? I tried to find out. Here are some examples.

  17. w/e 18 November 2018

    Fightmilk, Bad Moves and The Beths; Wagtail and Django; and ‘Wildlife’.

  18. Total Perspective Vortex in D3.js

    I made a sort of Total Perspective Vortex, from Hitchhiker’s Guide, using JavaScript.

  19. Invalidating items from Django’s cache

    I poked around at Django’s per-site and per-view caching to work out why I couldn’t invalidate pages from the cache. I eventually worked out how to do it.

  20. Exploring City of London Councillors data

    I scraped data about the City of London’s councillors, and their interests and gifts, and made a site to browse and search it using Datasette.

  21. Describing events in code

    Describing how I thought about writing code to catalogue 28 years of visits to cinemas, theatres, gigs, etc. and the decisions I made.

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

  24. 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.

  25. Two blogs, one WordPress

    How to make two blogs in one WordPress install.