March 2019

I love when any product still has the opportunity to surprise and delight, and this evening it’s the turn of Launchbar.

Lord Heseltine on the People’s Vote March:

I believe passionately that at a time when the far-right is on the rise in Hungary and Poland and populists growing in influence in Italy, France, Germany and Holland, Britain is needed to provide leadership in Europe.

For the majority of my career in politics that is a role we have played with skill, intelligence and integrity – it breaks my heart to see us threatening to walk away from it now.

Really weird feeling to see you home online in an estate agents website. Even weirder to see the Agent list it on their Facebook page and to watch the (positive) comments roll in.

I might try dark mode again today. I’ll see if I can leave it on for more the 30s this time.

A week ago I’d never heard of New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, but wow has she been impressive, in simultaneously demonstrating both empathy and leadership.

I think possibly the first time I’ve agreed with George W Bush:

Immigration is a blessing and a strength

After years of using Day One for digital journaling I’m tempted to look at alternatives. Any app which claims to support Markdown but then tried to clever about how the simplest of Markdown text is formatted and presented is actually more of a hinderance than a help.