Dan Counsell

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2019-06-22: Lovely folk album from the guy that did the theme tune for the Detectorists. 🎡 Johnny Flynn – …

2019-06-22: πŸ“· Feels like summer is finally here.

2019-06-20: I don’t have a Facebook account. I don’t have an Instagram account. I think it might be …

2019-06-20: The Light Phone 2 looks like a a great distraction free phone. It’s not shipping just yet, but …

2019-06-20: I refuse to believe this is the process to factory reset this β€œsmart” light bulb. πŸ”— How to: Reset C …

2019-06-18: πŸ“š After reading The Way Home by Mark Boyle it’s massively inspired me to cut down on my use of …

2019-06-18: Buying a Commodore Amiga 30 Years Later When I was younger we had an Atari ST as our home computer, and while it was a great machine and I …

2019-06-12: πŸ“· As the mist rolled in tonight the landscape took on a more sinister appearance.

2019-06-12: I’ve been thinking about technology and how pervasive it is of late. This article really …

2019-06-07: Another excellent album from Foxygen. 🎡 Foxygen - Seeing Other People

2019-06-04: The Apple Tag is hiding in plain sight During the Keynote Apple announced a new app, “Find My” that can locate your Mac even if …

2019-06-03: All I want from WWDC 2019 is a new Mac Pro with support for full size Nvidia GPUs.

2019-06-03: Just found this out today and now wish all text input areas on iOS supported this feature: Flick …

2019-06-01: πŸ“š Currently reading The Way Home: Tales from a Life Without Technology by Mark Boyle.

2019-05-31: πŸ“· Beautiful spring evening

2019-05-31: MacBook Pro 8-core i9 Benchmarks I’ve just upgraded from a 2.5 GHz 4-core i7 15-inch Mid 2015 MacBook Pro to a top of the line …

2019-05-29: This album has been on repeat for most of the day. 🎡 Faye Webster - Atlanta Millionaires Club

2019-05-28: Another part of the Home Network setup has arrived!

2019-05-25: Curly Quotes I’m terrible at using curly quotes, I often just use the straight double mark (Shift + β€˜). Naughty …

2019-05-24: A little disappointed the new album from Morrissey is an album of covers. 🎡 Morrissey - California …

2019-05-22: The most interesting announcements at WWDC this year look like they are going to be centred around …

2019-05-21: Nice to see the new MacBook Pros getting a speed upgrade, reminds me of the good old days when Apple …

2019-05-21: The HyperDrive iPad Pro USB-C Hub looks pretty nifty, especially for those trying to use the iPad as …

2019-05-21: Home Network Progress As the house is being renovated right now and needed totally rewiring I’ve taken the …

2018-11-30: Not one to play in front of the kids. 🎡 Idles - Mother

2018-11-21: πŸ“· Snowy morning.

2018-11-19: I backflush the group head on my coffee machine around once a week to wash away the old coffee …

2018-11-17: This is a tune. 🎡 Crystal Castles - Not In Love ft. Robert Smith

2018-11-17: πŸ“· This pup is growing up so fast.

2018-11-13: Such a good tune. Such a good video. 🎡 Crumb - Locket

2018-11-13: Apparently The Wave Pictures record albums so frequently Wikipedia has problems keeping up with …

2018-11-13: πŸ“· Beautiful blue sky today.

2018-11-12: πŸ“· Cleft fencing.

2018-11-12: There is a Japanese term: Mono no aware. It means basically, the sad beauty of seeing time pass β€” …

2018-11-10: Handy tip for text editing on the iPad: Use two fingers to highlight and move the text selection …

2018-11-09: Such a great acid folk album. 🎡 Fresh Maggots - Fresh Maggots

2018-11-08: 🎡 CocoRosie - Lemonade

2018-11-08: πŸ“· Visited a local-ish salvage yard today to look for sinks.

2018-11-08: Does the Belkin USB-C Ethernet Adapter (made for the MacBook Pro) work with the new 2018 iPad Pro? I …

2018-11-06: πŸ“· Even though the days are getting shorter, the sunsets are still magical around here.

2018-11-06: πŸ“· Misty morning.

2018-11-05: πŸ“· Autumn is here.

2018-11-05: Such a good album to start the week with. β€œDamaged goods” and β€œAnthrax” are both standout tracks. 🎡 …

2018-11-04: πŸ“· Only 13 weeks old and such a good pup.

2018-11-04: 🎡 Ian Brown - First World Problems

2018-11-03: πŸ“· Spent this afternoon building a makeshift fire pit. Already looking forward to many more nights …

2018-11-02: 🎡 Morrissey - Back on the Chain Gang

2018-11-02: Have listened to this album fairly regularly over the past 25 years and it’s still one of my …

2018-11-02: πŸ“· Beautiful but cold. Feels like winter is on the way.

2018-11-01: 🎡 The Chats - Smoko

2018-11-01: πŸ“· A wheelbarrow full of quince.