Pomp

Categories: General, Life

Resurrected my On-One Il Pompino (v2 in Trigger’s Mum’s Bathroom Blue). This was my commuting bike for a 25 mile round trip for about 5 years. Nitto Noodle bars, 48cm Halo Aerorage wheel rear and a Mavic Cosmos front (from my first ever upgrade wheelset) Nitto stem, fizik bar tape, Shimano Br-R550 cantilever brakes Currently … Read More

New Journal!

Categories: General, Ink, Life, Stationery

Among other chores this weekend I’m rolling over to a new bullet journal. I’ve been using this approach for a few years but in 2018 I tried something different: rather than just use the BuJo for tasks, I’d use it for everything, including work meeting minutes, creative RPG ideas, daily tasks and so forth. This … Read More

On Violence

Categories: General, Martial Arts

Guy Windsor has been thinking about violence lately. I’ve also been thinking about violence. I started when Jeremy Clarkson punched Oisin Tymon; before Ken MacQuarrie’s findings on the incident around the 25th of March, even before the change.org petition to reinstate Clarkson passed the million mark on the 20th. I have no opinion on the … Read More

iPad 2 and iOS 8: How to fix the slowdown

Categories: General, Writing Tools

This is a public service announcement. If you love your iPad2 as I do (all those tasty, tasty game PDFs) but after updating to iOS8 found that it now has the responsiveness of a brick, here’s what you can do: Reset the network by going to Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings. … Read More