The right way to drink tea

According to venerated bard George Orwell, eleven factors determine the perfect cup of tea. My favourite is this one, not least because my family has been doing it the other way round forever: Tenthly, one should pour tea into the cup first. This is one of the most controversial points of all; indeed in every…

Krampus and 994 posts

Looking through my logs, I realized that some of the things I wrote on here many years ago still get quite some views. And sometimes it’s for the funnest of reasons. I wrote about a tinfoil-wrapped chocolate figure called “Krampus” eight years ago. I didn’t dare to hope back then that in 2015 a film…

One list to rule them all

I have a thing for using apps that seemingly make my life easier, but which ultimately just take a large chunk out my day. And I mean every day. Here’s an example: A few days ago I was notified by Remember the Milk, my goto todo-list app, that my pro account is about to run…

A rebuilt WordPress.com

I’m a big fan of self-hosted software, testament to which is a¬†project called Self-hosted web I started a few years ago. Admittedly, I haven’t reviewed a whole lot of new software there for a while, but I still like the idea that one can host software on their own space on the web (and I…