New blog post: First Year in Chronicling Commits
February 27, 2024
It’s been just over a year since the first commit to the repository that would eventually become Chronicling, initially codenamed "Timber" — a playful, yet...
Sunday Shortcut: COVID Tracking
August 28, 2022
After avoiding it for the last few years, COVID finally found it’s way into our household last week. I wanted to keep track of how it was progressing, so...
Sunday Shortcut: Meet in the Middle
August 14, 2022
Finding somewhere interesting to stop, eat or explore while on a long journey can be difficult. Inspired by Make My Drive Fun, this week I made a shortcut to...
Sunday Shortcut: One Click Settings
August 7, 2022
There are a few settings I find myself accessing frequently on my iPhone, and it sometimes takes a frustrating amount of time to find them. While the search...
Sunday Shortcut: Apple Music Collage
July 31, 2022
Apple Music provides great Shortcut actions, including ways to filter and sort your music. I enjoy seeing a visual summary of music I’ve listened to recently...
Sunday Shortcut: Turn your Photos into Rich Reminders
July 17, 2022
I often take screenshots and photos over the course of the day to remind me to do something. Recently this has included things like looking up a book I read...
Sunday Shortcut: Interstitial Journalling
July 10, 2022
I started using Daily Notes in Roam Research a few years ago. The immediately available blank page lowered the friction of writing things down, and the...
Sunday Shortcut: Exporting Data from the Health App
July 3, 2022
The Apple Health app is a fantastic way to securely store and visualise your health data, but it doesn’t offer a simple way to share that information with...
Sunday Shortcut: Check Food Hygiene Rating
June 26, 2022
After seeing one too many news stories about rodents hiding in the back of busy kitchens, I like to take a quick look at the hygiene rating of a restaurant...
Sunday Shortcut: Air Quality Check
June 19, 2022
The quality of the air we breathe is fundamental to our health, but information about air pollution isn’t easy to access. According to the World Health...
Sunday Shortcut: 🍿 Plan Movie Night
June 12, 2022
Recently I’ve been trying watch more more movies. Fitting in a sci-fi epic like Dune can be tough, but is well worth the effort! With this week’s Sunday...
Sunday Shortcut: Log Caffeine
June 5, 2022
I love coffee and I love to get a good night’s sleep - as Mum to a 10 month old, I get to indulge in the former much more frequently than the latter! The...
Sunday Shortcut: Twitter Advanced Search
May 29, 2022
I was unaware of some of the very powerful search parameters on Twitter until I saw this popular thread: Tessa Davis @TessaRDavisThe most powerful feature...
New blog post: Using Discord as a Communication Hub for Friends and Family
May 5, 2022
Creating your own Discord server is fast, free, and not just for gamers. For the last couple of months, my husband and I have been using a Discord server...
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