2019-12-05: Float, the Pixar short film on Disney+, tugs all the heartstrings.

2019-12-03: It was a blast participating in the Micro Monday podcast. @macgenie was a great host who kept the …

2019-12-02: Bluey is the greatest kids television show ever made. This article explores the production side of …

2019-12-01: The Mental Office I’ve been trawling through some old text files of mine. I came across a note from 2012 that I …

2019-11-30: Politics Day 30 of Blogvember. A full list of prompts for the month is available. You thought religion was a …

2019-11-30: Microblogvember: Over the past 30 days I have been able to integrate the Microblogvember prompts …

2019-11-29: Religion Day 29 of Blogvember. A full list of prompts for the month is available. My life has always been …

2019-11-29: Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2019 SaaS Deals Harmonizely is 50% off your first payment. It’s a …

2019-11-29: I took advantage of Apple’s Black Friday deals to buy a new Apple TV 4K. Then discovered I was only …

2019-11-29: Microblogvember: 29 days into the challenge; 1 day to go. Fantastic!

2019-11-28: Hope Day 28 of Blogvember. A full list of prompts for the month is available. I hope my children have a …

2019-11-28: Microblogvember: Prices of property in Perth went through the roof a few years ago as we experienced …

2019-11-27: I’m falling down the rabbit hole of encrypted internet services. First Keybase for messaging, …

2019-11-27: Loss Day 27 of Blogvember. A full list of prompts for the month is available. I get frustrated when I …

2019-11-27: Microblogvember: I may not be rich but at least I have my health. (Glass half full, glass half …

2019-11-26: Shoes Day 26 of Blogvember. A full list of prompts for the month is available. I’m not a sneaker head by …

2019-11-26: Microblogvember: I enjoy reading my micro.blog feed because of the interesting mix of people I get …

2019-11-26: A fresh look for your Microblogs, Twitter and Facebook Feeds – Inoreader added a custom parser for …

2019-11-25: I watched the first episode of See and liked it. Not sure why it was so heavily criticised? 📺

2019-11-25: I bought a UPS for my iMac today. The hardware seems fine but the software is some janky Java thing. …

2019-11-25: Money Day 25 of Blogvember. A full list of prompts for the month is available. I’m all right Jack …

2019-11-25: Microblogvember: I am glad our kids feel safe and secure in their home. It’s sad that many …

2019-11-24: Infrastructure Day 24 of Blogvember. A full list of prompts for the month is available. Many years ago I was …

2019-11-24: Microblogvember: I used Uber Pool yesterday. It was an enjoyable experience because I was paired up …

2019-11-23: Toast Day 23 of Blogvember. A full list of prompts for the month is available. John Siracusa built an …

2019-11-23: Microblogvember: A word I never use, but like the sound of, is woebegone.

2019-11-23: I’m exploring Receipts that comes as part of my Setapp subscription. I think it could replace …

2019-11-22: Observations on Android, five years later | Riccardo Mori On iOS, what you see on the screen are …

2019-11-22: Sport Day 22 of Blogvember. A full list of prompts for the month is available. I’ve always watching …

2019-11-22: Microblogvember: My wife likes to fall asleep to the hum of some white noise like a fan. I’ve …

2019-11-21: Unrequited Day 21 of Blogvember. A full list of prompts for the month is available. adjective (of a feeling, …

2019-11-21: Microblogvember: I have no qualms about accepting a hollow victory! A win is a win. Nobody ever …

2019-11-20: Fight Day 20 of Blogvember. A full list of prompts for the month is available. You gotta fight for your …

2019-11-20: Microblogvember: I’ve got a bit less than an hour, then I’m off to my second meeting of …

2019-11-19: My kind of beer. 🍺

2019-11-19: Which gaming system is better for kids and sometimes adults: Xbox or PlayStation? ❓

2019-11-19: Love Day 19 of Blogvember. A full list of prompts for the month is available. Love is a super-complicated …

2019-11-19: Dolly Parton’s America podcast is awesome. I’ve suffered the Tennessee Mountain Trance myself. …

2019-11-19: Microblogvember: We have seen our intense hot weather in Perth abate but since it’s not even summer …

2019-11-18: Microblogvember: It blows me away the things that humans have been able to build. For all our …

2019-11-18: Game Day 18 of Blogvember. A full list of prompts for the month is available. I’m not a gamer; this …

2019-11-17: Microblogvember: Bryce Cotton is a superb basketball player for the Perth Wildcats.

2019-11-17: Cool, I’ve set up a Keybase.io account. As is typical with this stuff, I know nobody else who …

2019-11-17: Party Day 17 of Blogvember. A full list of prompts for the month is available. I’m not one for parties; my …

2019-11-16: Animal Day 16 of Blogvember. A full list of prompts for the month is available. Our family might be about …

2019-11-16: Microblogvember: The old proverb is that it pays to be selective. Don’t just settle. You can …

2019-11-15: Renovation Day 15 of Blogvember. A full list of prompts for the month is available. About three years ago we …

2019-11-15: Microblogvember: I don’t enjoy swimming in bodies of water where I cannot see below my feet, into …

2019-11-14: I want to remove the www from my andrewcanion.com domain but I somehow have a weird mishmash of …

2019-11-14: Recycling Day 14 of Blogvember. A full list of prompts for the month is available. Recycling is kind of a big …

2019-11-14: Microblogvember: Our poor old dog Jeff has a big lump at the top of his neck.

2019-11-13: Beverage Day 13 of Blogvember. A full list of prompts for the month is available. My favourite beverage is …

2019-11-13: Microblogvember: I write this microblog from an event that I have been able to organise. We have a …

2019-11-12: Smells Day 12 of Blogvember. A full list of prompts for the month is available. A smell can be a most …

2019-11-12: Microblogvember: This morning I wanted to stayin bed. Unfortunately, a want was insufficient reason …

2019-11-11: I’ve watched the first episode of The Spy on Netflix. Highly recommend! 📺

2019-11-11: Apple Arcade games drain battery way too fast. I’m guessing it might be the DRM? Anyway, I’m …

2019-11-11: Childhood Day 11 of Blogvember. A full list of prompts for the month is available. I miss my childhood. It was …

2019-11-11: Microblogvember: I used to touch a basketball every single day. It’s now been months since I …

2019-11-10: Book Day 10 of Blogvember. A full list of prompts for the month is available. I’ve made a concerted …

2019-11-10: Catalina and wifidiagnostics files multiplying like Tribbles I’ve got problems with my Catalina install. I have wifidiagnostics files multiplying like …

2019-11-10: Microblogvember: My son is building a Lego craft at the moment that is designed to go into space.

2019-11-09: Television Day 9 of Blogvember. A full list of prompts for the month is available. There is so much …

2019-11-09: Microblogvember: Today’s temperature is forecast to hit 38 degrees Celsius. That is the …

2019-11-08: Technology Day 8 of Blogvember. A full list of prompts for the month is available. This week I’ve had a …

2019-11-08: Kids cricket is winding down as the sun sets. Yay summer! 🏏

2019-11-08: Microblogvember: A pet peeve of mine is when people describe an asterisk as either an asterix or a …

2019-11-07: Watched Episode 1 of For All Mankind and enjoyed it. It brings to mind how fragile the success of …

2019-11-07: Over the last 24 hours I’ve been running on a brand new 27” iMac 3.1GHz 6-core i5. …

2019-11-07: Work Day 7 of Blogvember. A full list of prompts for the month is available. All in all I have a pretty …

2019-11-07: Microblogvember: We tend to think that we always have complete agency over our lives. If you stop …

2019-11-07: Adobe Technical Support chat was so slow in linking me with somebody, that I was able to trawl …

2019-11-06: Microblogvember: I take my kids to the park and inevitably they find a stick to play with. Trees …

2019-11-06: Family Day 6 of Blogvember. A full list of prompts for the month is available. I am most comfortable within …

2019-11-06: At the checkout of the IGA grocery store three employees and I each claimed our childhood James …

2019-11-05: I’ve escaped from Migration Assistant hell!

2019-11-05: I’m in the midst of Migration Assistant hell.

2019-11-05: Nature Day 5 of Blogvember. A full list of prompts for the month is available. Right now in Perth we are in …

2019-11-05: I’ve bought an annual subscription to Harmonizely as my replacement for WhenWorks, which is …

2019-11-05: Microblogvember: When I was a kid my friends and I would typically play sport on the street. Cricket …

2019-11-04: Food Day 4 of Blogvember. A full list of prompts for the month is available. Over the past year …

2019-11-04: Catalina has filled my drive with hundreds of wifi diagnostic files for no apparent reason. Cool.

2019-11-04: Microblogvember: If you want to be arithmetically precise, don’t say average; instead say …

2019-11-03: Niagara Scow - Wikipedia A shipwreck from 100 years ago is still stuck at the top of Niagara Falls. …

2019-11-03: Failing Day 3 of Blogvember. A full list of prompts for the month is available. It seems that part of the …

2019-11-03: Microblogvember: I haven’t been invited to a fancy dress party in years… which is good, …

2019-11-02: Microblogvember: When does a mark become a blemish? Is it simply in the eyes of the beholder?

2019-11-02: Trying Day 2 of Blogvember. A full list of prompts for the month is available. I’m not a handyman. Never …

2019-11-01: In addition to Blogvember we also have Microblogvember. Prompts can be the key to success, so get …

2019-11-01: Back to the Blog – Dan Cohen In this older article, Dan outlines the benefits of blogging, but also …

2019-11-01: Recollection Day 1 of Blogvember. A full list of prompts for the month is available. I must rely on vague and …

2019-11-01: Trick or treat. (But preferably treat, thanks very much.)

2019-10-31: Inktober Day 31: Ripe.

2019-10-30: Inktober Day 30: Catch.

2019-10-30: Mobile phones to be banned in WA public schools from 2020 under McGowan Government move - ABC News …

2019-10-29: Inktober Day 29: Injured.

2019-10-29: I’m on the verge of splurging for a new 27” iMac. I’ve been saving for ages but am still nervous. An …

2019-10-28: I spend so much time farting around with various information capture and management apps, when …

2019-10-28: Inktober Day 28: Ride.

2019-10-27: Inktober Day 27: Coat.

2019-10-26: Inktober Day 26: Dark.

2019-10-26: Great weather for a play at the park.

2019-10-25: Inktober Day 25: Tasty.

2019-10-24: Inktober Day 24: Dizzy.

2019-10-23: Blogvember Prompt List I’ve mentioned previously an idea to make November my own Blogvember. From that idea, @galexa …

2019-10-23: Inktober Day 23: Ancient.

2019-10-23: My iPhone has been acting really weird the last couple of days. Losing network, apps failing to …

2019-10-23: Incense in a coffee shop. I like it.

2019-10-22: Being Busy Is Eliminating the Joys of Shared Free Time To make the most efficient use of their …

2019-10-22: I saw a lady wearing a taped-up cardboard box on her head. In the library. Using a computer. Life is …

2019-10-22: Inktober Day 22: Ghost.

2019-10-22: In the blogging world, this month is Inktober. I am thinking I might challenge myself to make …

2019-10-22: My mind keeps circling back to Dave Winer’s blog. I like how he maintains a pithy flow of commentary …

2019-10-21: Inktober Day 21: Treasure

2019-10-21: WhenWorks, the calendar scheduling service that has been brilliant for me and my clients over the …

2019-10-20: My kid is getting in to Pokemon. This has led to my wife and I watching YouTube videos explaining …

2019-10-20: Inktober Day 20: Tread.

2019-10-20: I appreciate @beck and @tjluoma bringing my attention to a Keyboard Maestro script to allow …

2019-10-19: Inktober Day 19: Sling.

2019-10-19: Inktober Day 18: Misfit.

2019-10-17: Inktober Day 17: Ornament.

2019-10-16: Inktober Day 16: Wild.

2019-10-16: I’ve been entirely swamped with work. 🙇🏼‍♂️

2019-10-15: Inktober Day 15m Legend.

2019-10-14: Inktober Day 14: Overgrown.

2019-10-13: Inktober Day 13: Ash.

2019-10-12: Inktober Day 12: Dragon.

2019-10-11: Inktober Day 11: Snow.

2019-10-10: Inktober Day 10: Pattern.

2019-10-09: Inktober Day 9: Swing.

2019-10-09: I bought some NFC stickers to use with HomeKit devices. Now I need tot honk of some clever …

2019-10-08: Fastmail does Snooze Not all emails arrive when you’re ready. Hit snooze in Fastmail to bring it …

2019-10-08: Inktober Day 8: Frail.

2019-10-07: Over the last couple of days I’ve gone geocaching with the kids and by myself. It’s fun; …

2019-10-07: Inktober Day 7: Enchanted.

2019-10-06: Inktober Day 6: Husky.

2019-10-06: Inktober Day 5: Build.

2019-10-04: Inktober Day 4: Freeze.

2019-10-03: Inktober Day 3: Bait

2019-10-03: I’ve re-engaged with Curio for some work projects, and I like it so much. It’s incredibly …

2019-10-02: Inktober Day 2: Mindless.

2019-10-02: I’m not an artist, but I’ve had a crack at the Inktober day one challenge: ring.

2019-10-02: My Cortex merch arrived - will it replace my existing mind map system? The Theme System

2019-09-30: I’m enjoying the native swipe keyboard in iOS 13. I also like the mini keyboard available for …

2019-09-30: I’ve not had Dropbox installed for months, and haven’t missed it at all. In an earlier …

2019-09-30: How to ‘Grease the Groove’ and Exercise Easy - The Atlantic: One way to grease the …

2019-09-29: These guys make life fun.

2019-09-28: Is WeWork A Fraud? | Zero Hedge A lot of people could have done what Adam Nuemann & Miguel …

2019-09-28: Card of Darkness on Apple Arcade is fun and the drawing and animation is delightful. 🕹

2019-09-27: It seems the stock calendar app in iOS 13 might finally be good enough for me.

2019-09-26: Grindstone on Apple Arcade is fun. These games are killing my battery, though. 🕹

2019-09-26: I’m walking through Bulding 402 at Curtin Uni for the first time in about 25 years. …

2019-09-25: With iOS 13.1 out I’ve taken the plunge. I’ve also started an Apple Arcade trial, with …

2019-09-24: I made a “Piggy’s got the conch” reference in a meeting today and nobody got it. …

2019-09-22: After months of enjoyment I’ve now completed Zelda Breath of the Wild. What an amazing game. …

2019-09-22: My superpower: ability to get sunburn on a 22 degree day.

2019-09-22: I’ve been experimenting with pCloud for online storage. It seems fine. Yet between iCloud and …

2019-09-21: This TED talk does a great job of breaking down why neoliberalism is wrong, and what is needed to …

2019-09-21: I bought Untitled Goose Game for Switch today. I knew it was published by Panic, but didn’t know it …

2019-09-21: I’m showing tremendous restraint by avoiding iOS 13.0 and waiting for 13.1. It’s like I’m a …

2019-09-19: I’m home again after my three-day work sojourn to Canberra which took 9 hours of flight time. …

2019-09-19: My Apple Watch Series 1 battery has suddenly become incapable of holding a day’s worth of charge. …

2019-09-16: Is The Far Side making a comeback? I was obsessed with these comics as a young teen growing up in …

2019-09-15: Great spring weather for a street walk.

2019-09-14: First time at the beach for this season. First sunburn too. 🥵 It’s no fun being a complete whitey. …

2019-09-13: The Australia v Spain 🏀 game was epic. Double overtime. Aussies with one day less rest combined with …

2019-09-12: How Elon Musk Gambled Tesla to Save SolarCity | Vanity Fair …many skeptics have come to see …

2019-09-11: I forgot there was an Apple event today. That’s a new experience for me. Now having caught up, I …

2019-09-09: I’m going crazy adding emoji as the first character in my calendar events. Send help!‼️

2019-09-09: Heading into wildflower season. The canola fields were a vibrant yellow but didn’t get a photo of …

2019-09-08: The boy and I took a weekend road trip to Hyden, Western Australia to see Wave Rock.

2019-09-05: Police hunt for gang of six men rob Perth’s two Apple stores Police are on the hunt for a …

2019-09-03: The USA v Turkey 🏀 was bonkers. Turkey missed their opportunities and the US can breathe a sign of …

2019-09-01: A fun night at EPW wrestling my 8 year old son. Compared with a year ago, he gets into it so much …

2019-09-01: What does America have against vacation? - The Washington Post The United States, on the other hand …

2019-08-31: Living my best life. 🏀📺🏀📺🏀📺

2019-08-31: The corrupting of democracy - The Economist Politics used to behave like a pendulum. When the right …

2019-08-30: Just one day until the basketball 🏀 World Cup commences. I’m excited! Two weeks of my …

2019-08-29: Basecamp now offers a free plan, but it’s restricted to 3 projects. I’m excited, but how to ration …

2019-08-29: TV manufacturers unite to tackle the scourge of motion smoothing - The Verge: Vizio’s Director of …

2019-08-27: Tokyo’s Famous Capsule Tower May Not Be Doomed - CityLab In the densely packed Tokyo …

2019-08-25: My current home screen. I don’t love it, but it’s serving the purpose.

2019-08-24: Oh my! The Australian Boomers beat the USA! 🏀

2019-08-23: The more I see of fintech product offerings, the more convinced I am the gap they are exploiting is …

2019-08-22: Fun game of 🏀 between Australia and USA tonight. Good sportsmanship all around. But where has Joe …

2019-08-22: Inhaling the beautiful aroma of this giant lemon-scented eucalyptus before it is cut down in the …

2019-08-21: WeWork's IPO: The Triumph Of Hype Over Fundamentals WeWork’s IPO: The Triumph Of Hype Over Fundamentals: “We Dedicate This To The Energy Of We – …

2019-08-16: Work just provided me with an iPhone XR. Which means I’m on the Animoji bandwagon now. Watch out!

2019-08-11: There’s a sense of spring in the air. Birds are chirping and we have a blue sky and a gentle breeze.

2019-08-10: My wife’s iPhone XR was lost/stolen. Somehow Find My iPhone was disabled. How was this done with …

2019-08-09: The Economist: America’s social-media addiction is getting worse: FACEBOOK users in America spend …

2019-08-07: The Boys on Prime Video is worth watching. Funny, gruesome and thought-provoking all in one.

2019-08-05: My thanks to the flu which has enabled me to sleep night and day for the past three days. 😷

2019-07-31: OmniGroup Adopting Apple’s Standard iOS Document Browser And the people rejoiced!

2019-07-31: I’ve just bought and installed Better on macOS and iOS. I’ve used 1BlockerX until now, …

2019-07-30: I’m nearing the end of my MailMate trial, and I think it’s going to be a case of …

2019-07-28: I’m experimenting with disabling Fastmail spam filtering, and instead using SpamSieve on my …

2019-07-28: This game was a lot of fun.

2019-07-25: There are a few things I don’t like about MailMate but there are many things I do. I imagine I will …

2019-07-24: Day One has embedded itself into my life. I’ve been writing in it since November 2011 and have …

2019-07-23: Into the Personal-Website-Verse · Matthias Ott: Whenever you stumble upon an interesting thought on …

2019-07-23: Achieve a state of flow. Nek minnit, have to stop to go to a meeting.

2019-07-20: My iPad has been hit by that weird bug where Spotlight search slows to a crawl. After attempting …

2019-07-16: I’m experimenting with the iOS app, Secure Shellfish, for SSH/SFTP. It works great, but I don’t …

2019-07-16: Early morning park play.

2019-07-15: I have upgraded my micro.blog account from monthly to annual payments. A no brainer deal!

2019-07-11: I’ve bought Calendar Paste for iOS to see if it will help with time blocking. First downside - …

2019-07-10: I bought Working Copy for iOS tonight. I only use git for Blot publishing but the app is so good it …

2019-07-09: I watched the first two episodes of Black Mirror season 5 tonight. I enjoyed them both. They seem …

2019-07-08: Hello gastro, my old friend. 🤮

2019-07-07: The Economist: The global crisis in conservatism At its best conservatism can be a steadying …

2019-07-05: Rainy Day Escapades

2019-07-05: Lunchbox motivation.

2019-07-02: Not a bad place to stop for a coffee meeting. Good weather for mid-winter, too.

2019-06-29: NetNewsWire is such a great app. Fast, responsive and nice to look at. Syncing with Inoreader …

2019-06-29: This is the first time I have ever put a sticker on one of my devices. @burk

2019-06-28: James Shelley on Busyness I have both written about and noted upon the false value of busyness within our societal norms. One …

2019-06-27: Big thanks to Jason @burk for sending micro.blog shwag all the way to Australia.

2019-06-27: Thanks to David’s help at @blot I now have a cool tags view of my posts on that site.

2019-06-25: A new look, logo, and website for Fastmail Today, we launched a refreshed look for Fastmail, with a …

2019-06-25: Micro.blog successfully imported my Instagram archive. This site is fast becoming my life stream. …

2019-06-24: I’m experiencing the existential crisis that is all too familiar to many a blogger… …

2019-06-21: Atlassian declares 'The M&A process is broken' Atlassian is an interesting company that possibly doesn’t get the kudos it might deserve. As …

2019-06-20: Thanks for your kind words, micro.bloggers. On a day when our dear pet left us, it’s nice to have …

2019-06-20: Today we said goodbye to our gorgeous Airedale Terrier, Indi. Loyal friend for 14 years. She will be …

2019-06-19: I’ve decided that I’m not going to renew my Lightroom subscription when it comes due. …

2019-06-19: He’s almost over the flu now.

2019-06-18: Well, this is a good reason to completely leave Google. It’s not sending me 2FA codes to my …

2019-06-18: Thanks @cleverdevil for your “On This Day” extension for micro.blog.

2019-06-18: Slaughterhouse-Five Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut My rating: 4 of 5 stars I read this because it seems one of …

2019-06-18: Yes! I got my Hugo/Netlify site up and running. I’ll go run my victory lap now.

2019-06-17: I was defeated by the combination of Hugo, git and Netlify. C’est la vie.

2019-06-17: I’ve discovered this site by Bryce Wray. I have no idea if it’s already widely known, …

2019-06-16: I succumbed and bought iA Writer for macOS.

2019-06-16: Hey micro.blog friends, you’re a coercive bunch! I think I’m going to have to run with iA Writer! Is …

2019-06-16: I’m getting the hang of using git from the terminal now.

2019-06-15: I’m really in the mood for shaking up my apps. Now I’m looking at Mailmate for email. …

2019-06-15: 42: The Meaning of Life “The answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe and everything is 42.” …

2019-06-14: Some time ago I purchased a license for Resilio Sync. I use it only occasionally but it also could …

2019-06-14: I ain’t got no time for this new bloated Dropbox garbage. I don’t use Dropbox for that much …

2019-06-14: I feel emotionally drained after watching Bob Hawke’s memorial service. What a magnificent …

2019-06-13: I’ve borrowed a book from the public library, this copy of which has not been borrowed by …

2019-06-13: Hanging out with the kid.

2019-06-12: I’m trialling DevonThink 3 beta, and the side bar workflow is weird. I know what they were trying to …

2019-06-12: Getting SSL encryption on micro.blog was a heck of lot easier than with my previous hosting …

2019-06-11: It seems like my reconfigured web services are working. Homepage at andrewcanion.com and blog with …

2019-06-10: I’ve just signed up for a paid micro.blog account and this is my first post to it. I think …

2019-06-10: DNS reconfiguration tasks are the purgatory of the Internet.

2019-06-10: @brentsimmons NetNewsWire is great, thanks for bringing it back to life. I understand why Feedly is …

2019-06-10: I’m proud of myself - I just debugged somebody else’s Javascript code, and I’m not even a …

2019-06-09: @jamesshelley I am checking in with you as I have enjoyed your writing in the past. Your website now …

2019-06-09: @joejenett I think I fixed it with the help of this resource - so this post is a test!

2019-06-08: Uber’s Path of Destruction - American Affairs Journal Uber’s Path of Destruction - American Affairs Journal: Since it began operations in 2010, Uber has …

2019-06-07: I think I might try ditching Fantastical in favour of the stock calendar app on iOS. I’m fed up with …

2019-06-07: I’m having to upgrade to the 2Tb iCloud tier for our family. My wife takes too many photos!

2019-06-07: Ctrl-Cmd-G has to be about the best feature in the new version 3 of DEVONthink. It’s the …

2019-06-07: I updated the details of my technology stack.

2019-06-06: I was just able to successfully extract over 2000 articles from Instapaper into DevonThink using an …

2019-06-06: Microsoft says mandatory password changing is “ancient and obsolete” Via Ars Technica: Microsoft said it was removing periodic password changes from the security …

2019-06-05: I have ploughed hours of time into Zelda and I still feel that I’m only just scratching the …

2019-06-04: Getting Back in the Swing It’s not particularly easy getting into the swing of work after an extended absence. Today is …

2019-06-02: I dislike my current home screen.

2019-06-02: Beautiful weather for my first time at Perth’s new stadium. This place is magnificent.

2019-06-01: Discovering the thrill of books.

2019-05-31: The Steep Drop in Britain’s Coal Usage The Steep Drop in Britain’s Coal Usage: In Britain, the birthplace of the industrial revolution, no …

2019-05-26: I’ve spent the last few days in Albany, in the southwest of Western Australia. I haven’t …

2019-05-22: I’m enjoying having MarsEdit available on Setapp.

2019-05-22: Keyboard Maestro Field Guide Keyboard Maestro Field Guide | MacSparky Field Guides: With Keyboard Maestro, you can automate just …

2019-05-20: MarsEdit on Setapp I have previously written about trialling MarsEdit but ultimately the app didn’t stick. Now …

2019-05-01: Zelda Breath of the Wild is addictive!

2019-04-26: I met some new people today who were just brilliant folk. Hit it off with them immediately. It’s not …

2019-04-21: My Easter bunny related news: I finished Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle. What a great game.

2019-04-21: Easter treats.

2019-04-15: My Apple Store visit was a huge success today. My capable Genius confirmed my iPad discolouration …

2019-04-12: Adobe Rush for iOS is good. Some bugs in places, but it’s helping me to edit together video …

2019-04-12: @martinfeld You’ve been fireballed!

2019-04-11: My iPad Pro has developed a ‘lighter’ splotch on the screen, just a bit above the home button. I …

2019-04-10: I think @martinfeld really knocked it out of the park with this post. Apple and the Craftsmen – …

2019-04-10: RSS reader update: Reeder is too ancient, its panels don’t look nice on a portrait iPad and it has …

2019-04-10: @martinfeld i just saw that John Siracusa has faved your rumination in Instapaper. A brush with nerd …

2019-04-09: After using Fiery Feeds for some time, I’m doing an audit and testing other RSS apps again. Fiery …

2019-04-08: That was fun, spending $672 on car maintenance, with news of more expenses to come soon.

2019-04-06: It was great to be out in the bush with our old girl Indi.

2019-04-03: Further investigations into my missing wedding ring are leading to the unfortunate conclusion that …

2019-04-03: I seem to have lost my wedding ring. Oh no.

2019-03-28: @martinfeld Your latest rumination on travel as work resonated with me. Not that I do it, but that I …

2019-03-28: As of today I’ve been off Twitter for one year. My life is better for it!

2019-03-25: I shaved off the beard I had been growing for months and now have regrets.

2019-03-25: On iOS, iA Writer may look better, Ulysses may seem better, but 1Writer actually is better!

2019-03-25: Somebody needs to tell the tightly-wound petrol station guy that if I reverse into the spot, I am …

2019-03-25: This is a post purely to test whether my Inoreader rule matching is working. If it is, certain …

2019-03-25: You are not supposed to get locked out of your own car with a keyless entry fob…

2019-03-22: Thanks to @joshsullivan for reminding me about CloudMounter on Setapp I had given up on OneDrive for …

2019-03-21: Carrot on the pulse with Apple’s strategy. CARROT Weather's forecast for today 😝

2019-03-20: I hit a roadblock with my v7 of Keyboard Maestro. I needed a feature from v8 so pulled the trigger …

2019-03-19: Today is our 14th wedding anniversary! Time flies! 💏💍🎊

2019-03-19: I love annual leave. Second day in a row at the beach with no guilt.

2019-03-18: I spent the morning at the beach with only myself for company. It was glorious. Floating in flat …

2019-03-16: I continue to watch and hope that Voodoopad will rise from the dead. Development seems glacial and …

2019-03-15: I previously bought Postbox v3 and have been offered a discount to upgrade. They’re now on …

2019-03-14: It seems I might be drifting back to Ulysses for my writing, despite its Markdown foibles. The …

2019-03-14: @twelvety Is there a way I can get your email address? I would like to reach out to you about …

2019-03-14: ‘I’m Busy’ Isn’t a Badge of Honour It’s common within Australian business culture for people, when asked the question of ‘How are you …

2019-03-14: I put my name down to volunteer at the school canteen this morning. I’m breaking down the gender …

2019-03-13: When reconstructing a soup your wife has previously made, don’t get the ratios wrong. Using …

2019-03-13: I cannot sleep. So frustrating.

2019-03-11: The more I use Notebooks app, the more impressed I am. It destroyed Agenda in my head-to-head test. …

2019-03-11: The Modern Trap of Feeling Obligated to Turn Hobbies Into Hustles The cult of busyness is one of …

2019-03-10: @martinfeld I enjoyed your latest rumination on hyphens. I don’t always get it right, but I try.

2019-03-08: My holiday plan sounds like a Tinder profile: long walks on the beach, exercise, reading…

2019-03-07: “Tim Apple”. Carrot is up with the latest Trump news! CARROT Weather's forecast 🤣

2019-03-06: Dice Roll: The Phantom Gambler And just like that, the man won over $1.5 million. He calmly filled …

2019-03-05: Knowing Mark, this doesn’t surprise me, but it does impress me! Off-duty Premier Mark McGowan …

2019-03-05: That moment when you show up to the event you are hosting… only to realise it’s on tomorrow.

2019-03-04: Just found this photo of my desk from 2008! I am still using the keyboard today. Apple used to have …

2019-03-04: One last visit to Wikitown, then off to bed. It’s past midnight!

2019-03-03: I’ve been typing away on the keyboard form my 2013 MacBook Pro tonight. I love this keyboard. …

2019-03-03: This video shows a dramatic difference in rainfall coverage in Broome, WA. …

2019-03-02: Many years ago I was right into photography. I shot RAW, edited carefully, and posted to Flickr as a …

2019-02-28: In Western Australia, our swans come in black.

2019-02-28: @joshsullivan What did the iA Writer folk say that sent you looking at alternatives?

2019-02-28: “We had some options, but at this time we decided not to do any of the options,” Trump said. I love …

2019-02-27: If you wanted to keep generalised daily work notes, would you choose OmniOutliner, Day One, or …

2019-02-26: It’s a building!

2019-02-25: Our Studio Neat Mark One pens arrived today. The knock mechanism is rougher than I hoped but the ink …

2019-02-25: Point Walter sandbar.

2019-02-25: 👍🏻 evening.

2019-02-23: Spending Annual Leave Wisely I’ve got some annual leave time from work coming up. I’m not going away on a holiday. …

2019-02-22: I mean, come on!

2019-02-21: Selfie time!

2019-02-20: @joshsullivan @jack Do you guys cut and paste your wttr weather updates into TiddlyWiki, or does it …

2019-02-18: This episode of Reply All - The Founder - about Paul Le Roux is incredible. overcast.fm

2019-02-16: Nice day to shoot some hoops. 🏀

2019-02-16: I hit the basketball court today, after about 6 months of not even touching a ball. I actually had …

2019-02-15: Digging into Notebooks app and discovering that it might be an excellent replacement for read it …

2019-02-15: @joshsullivan I bought Notebooks for iOS today which you recommended earlier. Now I need to figure …

2019-02-15: I discovered this podcast from 2016 featuring macdrifter talking DevonThink and a bit of Tinderbox.

2019-02-14: I’m enjoying Travelers on Netflix. 🍿📺

2019-02-14: Welcome @beck (Beck Tench) to micro.blog! It’s awesome to see you here. cc: @twelvety

2019-02-12: This has been a great evening of futzing around with my computer and, of course, updating my wiki.

2019-02-12: Further to my question about app options for taking quick jots, I’ve compiled a summary of …

2019-02-12: What’s the best method to simulate “grab a scrap of paper and start writing” (such as jotting …

2019-02-12: I’m in my happy place.

2019-02-10: A winning situation: the family down the street have a kid the same age as ours. The kids now go to …

2019-02-10: @twelvety Can you convince me that I don’t need to start investigating Tinderbox?

2019-02-10: I’m in a quandry about the beard I have grown. I’m getting slightly annoyed by it, but …

2019-02-09: It was an interesting thing to be doing some research, and then think, “Hmm, I’m sure …

2019-02-06: Working from my second public library in one day. I love community resources.

2019-02-05: Office Space 20th anniversary: Behind the scenes of the cult classic The oral history of Office …

2019-02-05: Adam Tinworth savages Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook anniversary post. And what's important to …

2019-02-04: A pathetic zero content post because I can’t think of anything to say but want to keep my streak …

2019-02-04: @jack I’ve had pi-hole running on my network for about 6 months. I love it!

2019-02-03: Let Year 2 begin. #firstdayofschool

2019-02-03: Roald Dahl's Work Environment Roald Dahl’s books brought me hours of enjoyment when I was a child. There was little that could top …

2019-02-02: When you go to the wrestling, it’s important to embrace the experience.

2019-02-02: I bought Castro, but I think I’m going to be heading back to Overcast.

2019-02-02: @twelvety If it’s a hobby that you enjoy, don’t beat yourself up about it.

2019-02-02: I’m about two-thirds through the audiobook of Educated by Tara Westover. It is such an amazing, but …

2019-02-01: Writing on a wiki seems easier than publishing a blog post. I feel a latent pressure for a blog post …

2019-01-31: For the millions (and millions!) of fans tracking development of my wiki… I present to you… …

2019-01-30: I keep checking my friends’ Wikis to look for the latest updates. I think I’m addicted.

2019-01-29: @twelvety I love your most recent wiki journal. Some cracking one-liners within!

2019-01-29: After enjoying Vegemite for 40 years, the new ownership group have destroyed it by changing the …

2019-01-28: Now we’re talking!

2019-01-27: @twelvety You bought Tinderbox? Man, you are in deep. I look forward to hearing more about it. That …

2019-01-26: This season of Star Trek: Discovery is already better than the last.

2019-01-25: I’ve spent a little time delving into a bit of economic theory today. It’s been so long since I’ve …

2019-01-25: I am grateful for micro.blog. It’s hard to find people that share with me a similar Venn …

2019-01-25: I love this quote from @twelvety about the benefits of using a wiki: […]it’s like swirling hot …

2019-01-22: It appears that Fastmail have fixed my problem with Google Calendar invitations. It would be nice if …

2019-01-22: I had the opportunity to visit Perth Observatory last night and look at stars, nebulae, the moon and …

2019-01-20: I had no idea about this aspect of Nepalese culture: She became a goddess at three years old, but …

2019-01-20: Scouts Australia have rebranded. I like the story driving the brand redesign but I’m not completely …

2019-01-19: Yuzool Themes updated their Feed Stack for Rapidweaver. Now the RSS feed on my home page that shows …

2019-01-19: Just another day in Perth.

2019-01-19: Loving the work of @fhlostonparadiseduo with @hannahbeazley4swan at @the_belmont_tavern

2019-01-17: To all those who told me to just suck it up and buy iA Writer on the Mac, I think you are right. …

2019-01-15: 2009 v 2019: Italy v Staycation. #10yearchallenge #2009vs2019

2019-01-14: My Fastmail Account is not receiving calendar invitations sent to my custom domain from Google or …

2019-01-14: I convinced my wife to use DEVONthink. 😳

2019-01-12: Ask Micro.blog: Does anybody know of text editors that support the Dokuwiki syntax? I’ve found …

2019-01-10: Pursuant to my theme of fun I am having a great time mucking about with my wiki!

2019-01-10: @twelvety Regarding your Plex server on Raspberry Pi, does yours connect to a NAS for the media? …

2019-01-09: It has been interesting to experiment with a constructing a personal wiki but I am sure that as a …

2019-01-09: After earlier discussion here on micro.blog I can report that I have paid for and switched to Castro …

2019-01-08: Listening to @jack talk on the Micro Monday podcast about avoiding snow to date, while I sit by the …

2019-01-06: I got a couple of levels into Mario & Rabbids on the switch, before my son decided he needed to …

2019-01-03: Summer sunshine. Out with @hannahbeazley4swan. Thanks for the hat, @yasmin_ivie

2019-01-02: A quick test to ensure that in-line micro.blog names are working, thanks to @smokey.

2019-01-02: I’m on a bit of a spirit quest to find my ideal Markdown editor on Mac. I’ve tried BBEdit, …

2019-01-01: I had a WordPress plugin or some other customisation that parsed micro.blog usernames. It now …

2019-01-01: My thanks to @amit for helping me get @blot webmentions sorted.

2018-12-31: I keep forgetting to appropriately time stamp my Blot posts so they play nice in the micro.blog …

2018-12-29: I just overheard my 7 year old boy explaining how a payday loan company that is advertising on TV is …

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2018-12-26: The boy received a Nintendo Switch for Christmas. Dad approves of Super Mario Odyssey.

2018-12-26: Boxing Day in Western Australia and it’s overcast and not hot. What an outrage. I want my money …

2018-12-25: Merry Christmas micro.blog friends!

2018-12-24: 10:30am. Already tuckered out.

2018-12-24: This is frightening. Even should the tower be declared safe (and I don’t think it will be) who would …

2018-12-24: I’ve been an Overcast user since it launched, but feeling a little bored by it. Wondering if Castro …

2018-12-23: Living the holiday dream.

2018-12-22: Onward!

2018-12-22: Not a bad place to be.

2018-12-21: I miss playing basketball 🏀. I was good at it and now I’m just old and decrepit.

2018-12-21: I’m getting itchy to restructure my web properties. Trying to sort out how best to use my …

2018-12-20: In Customer Service, Genuine Interactions Matter Our family recently travelled to Bali for a holiday break. It was a week of relaxation at the tail …

2018-12-19: With the help of Be Focused I cranked out the Pomodoro sessions today. Achieved everything I wanted …

2018-12-18: Best Santa ever.

2018-12-15: I’m experimenting to see if I can eliminate my use of Bear, moving its notes into DEVONthink …

2018-12-12: I would love for one of my micro.blog followers to take advantage of my Backblaze coupon. You get a …

2018-12-04: Trevor Noah is one funny man. His “Son of Patricia” show on Netflix is great.

2018-12-01: I’ve done my bit for quality journalism: I bought an annual subscription to Crikey plus their bonus …

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2018-11-22: Work has generously provided me with a Linkedin Learning (formerly Lynda) account. So now, on what …

2018-11-13: When your kid gets hold of your phone.

2018-11-11: Workout complete. #fatfit

2018-11-10: Durham’s $1 Million Plan to ‘Nudge’ Drivers Out of Cars “This is simply giving you the opportunity …

2018-11-08: I had the opportunity to tour Google’s Sydney HQ today. An interesting environment, but not one I’d …

2018-11-08: A nice place to have a beer today.

2018-11-06: I ran the thought experiment as to which new Apple computer I would buy to replace my 2013 MacBook …

2018-11-03: EPW Wrestling! Let’s go!

2018-11-02: Using my iPhone 8+ with a Microsoft foldable keyboard at a coffee shop, writing in Ulysses, is an …

2018-11-01: Pi-Hole is doing good work blocking ads on my home network.

2018-10-31: Zombie!

2018-10-31: Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton was outstanding. I listened on Audible and both the story and …

2018-10-30: My first Raspberry Pi project has been successful. I’ve got Pi-Hole running as a network-level ad …

2018-10-30: One of the joys of having a good ol’ southern boy with us - he makes a mean sweet tea!

2018-10-29: It’s Raspberry Pi night. Mine arrived today. Soon as the kids are in bed, I get to have a play.

2018-10-25: I’ve finally got my CV on my website displayed in a timeline format that I have long wanted.

2018-10-25: Today I simplified my home page on the Internet. These changes always take more time to complete …

2018-10-23: Seeya Bali. Benji out!

2018-10-22: Just managing to cope.

2018-10-21: I took the boy jet skiing today. I thought we would be driven around, right up until the driver got …

2018-10-20: This Bali holiday is just what I needed. Relaxation, swimming, massage, sleep. All things I’ve been …

2018-10-20: The face of a champion.

2018-10-20: Another day, another pizza.

2018-10-18: Yesterday we met a lovely family who also had two boys of similar ages to ours. The four kids played …

2018-10-17: Apple Juice is “delicious”.

2018-10-17: Not bad at all.

2018-10-16: Travelling in Indonesia so I’ve got the TunnelBear VPN cranking. It’s a solid product.

2018-10-15: Travelling companion.

2018-10-14: Springtime has arrived.

2018-10-13: I’ve just got my Indieweb on and got OwnYourGram set up, so Instagram posts now get …

2018-10-13: This is a post being made through Quill, after signing in via an Indieweb authorisation.

2018-10-13: Investors’ cash drained for big Bux lifestyles | The West Australian Withdrawal after withdrawal of …

2018-10-12: Klaus has done it again at his new Productivity Tips site - this one is an amazing Workflow to help …

2018-10-12: I have successfully guided myself into 2 weeks of holiday time with nothing appearing in my …

2018-10-11: It’s great to have NBL basketball back. 🏀

2018-10-10: Lunch. #straya

2018-10-10: I’m Qi-charge enabled now.

2018-10-08: Ask Micro.blog: Is there an effective way to find sites running on blot.im infrastructure?

2018-10-07: getting paperless in sales part one An interesting combination of Siri Shortcuts with DEVONthink and …

2018-10-05: I watched Baby Driver. I didn’t love it.

2018-10-01: In macOS Mojave I’ve built a macro using Keyboard Maestro to automatically switch between …

2018-09-29: Matt Langford - Shortcut for micro.blog link posts here is a shortcut that will help in sharing …

2018-09-25: I’m looking forward to the NBL v NBA games coming up this week. Such a shame my Perth Wildcats will …

2018-09-22: Royal Show!

2018-09-19: A Successful Day at the Office It was great to be able to provide business advice and support to an iconic Perth business - Scott …

2018-09-18: I love operating system update day. Beforehand, I’m all like, “I’ll wait a few days to avoid any …

2018-09-16: Beer at Petition, Perth.

2018-09-13: Ben Thompson really smashes it out of the park with this analysis at stratechery.com. So well …

2018-09-13: My iPhone 8 Plus Product(Red) is still nice and new to me. I have no desire or need to upgrade to an …

2018-09-06: I’m addicted to Hearthstone. Are there any players in the micro.blog community?

2018-09-03: I have bought a licence for BusyContacts, so I expect it will now be made available on Setapp any …

2018-09-01: I played a few levels of Starcraft tonight. Been about 20 years since my last game and I still …

2018-08-29: I have to give credit to @manton and @macgenie - I think micro.blog is the nicest, most …

2018-08-29: I’ve hardly used Lightroom this year, but after trialling the photo apps in Setapp, I think …

2018-08-29: Design is everywhere. www.washingtonpost.com The Washington Post: Why your favorite bench might be …

2018-08-28: I can’t get a good Dropbox workflow for writing in iA Writer. I keep going back to Byword because of …

2018-08-24: Mission Impossible: Fallout ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ boxd.it

2018-08-24: _Mission Impossible: Fallout _ is a great movie. So much fun.

2018-08-24: Mission Impossible: Fallout was awesome. Now enjoying a post movie 🍺

2018-08-23: The other day I signed up for Audible. 25 years ago while delivering pizza for a job, books on …

2018-08-23: I’m having some fun on Mastodon. Interacting with people I would never have come across on any other …

2018-08-23: This dude has brought a thermos, an old laptop and a giant external clacky keyboard to the library. …

2018-08-23: Two peas in a pod.

2018-08-22: Hi @potatowire! Great to see you here.

2018-08-22: I’ve just set up an account on a Mastodon instance. It feels much more like Twitter than …

2018-08-21: I just finished the book Changer by @mattgemmell. A really fun read!

2018-08-20: Personal Finance Should be Part of Core Education I believe personal finance should be a core subject taught to our children at school. We should …

2018-08-19: I’ve added a page detailing some of my most important software tools. Tools - canion.me

2018-08-17: Much gnashing of teeth about Twitter knobbling 3rd party apps. While I think Twitter is nuts to do …

2018-08-17: I had to stop the car to let these guys cross the road today.

2018-08-17: I went to bed earlier and had a solid night’s sleep. My mother will be pleased to hear this. 🤣

2018-08-14: Value Curve of Service Delivery It was recently reported and brought to my attention that Elon Musk had issued a memo to the staff …

2018-08-14: @vasta Not sure if you have been otherwise notified, but I reflected on your blogging experience.

2018-08-14: @danielpunkass Does Black Ink support crosswords from the Washington Post? I can’t figure out …

2018-08-14: This morning required a coffee pick-me-up.

2018-08-14: I know Ulysses is the markdown darling but the way it handles markdown links is a pain in the butt. …

2018-08-13: @jack Quick question if I may: how do you get YouTube video embeds to work on Blot.im? I see you’ve …

2018-08-13: I’ve just had a cortisone injection into my hip. After suffering a labral tear and having pain for a …

2018-08-12: What’s better than one website? Two websites! So now I can be found at andrewcanion.com and at …

2018-08-12: I couldn’t resist the lure of a new domain name; canion.me is mine. Now what to do with it?

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2018-08-11: I’m not a gamer by any means but I just got hooked playing Marvel Strike Force on iOS for far too …

2018-08-09: After listening to the latest episode of The Omni Show, I’m now researching every tiki bar in Perth. …

2018-08-06: Calendar Management for Productivity & Sanity I lean heavily on my diary to plan ahead, guide me through my days, and establish a rhythm to my …

2018-08-04: Just found this archived screenshot from my Google Reader account before it shut down.

2018-08-03: @amit Your work on Micro.threads is amazing!

2018-08-03: All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. Searching for hobbies

2018-08-03: Searching for Hobbies All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. It’s very easy to spend time focusing on work. It has a …

2018-08-03: A great quote from a post about web bloat: You know how building wider roads doesn’t improve …

2018-08-03: Boojamin.

2018-08-02: I’ve bought an annual subscription for WhenWorks. Already today my meeting scheduling has been …

2018-08-02: I’ve just updated my /now page.

2018-08-02: @smokey I just added your script to my functions.php file. Let’s see if this message reaches …

2018-08-02: @manton Do micro.blog hosted blogs offer ‘pages’ as well, that aren’t specifically …

2018-07-31: My next adventure in workflow optimisation: I’ve installed SaneBox. I don’t get copious email so not …

2018-07-31: After hearing from my micro.blog friends, I’ve decided to go ahead and upgrade to the …

2018-07-30: Back on board with TextExpander. I’m still running the non-subscription version, and I see no …

2018-07-24: ✈️ time. From Perth to Canberra. From mild to freezing cold. Here we go!

2018-07-23: I have a hip labral injury. Physio and strength conditioning underway; and I’m back at the …

2018-07-21: It’s go time.

2018-07-18: This is insightful, and again Jobs was well ahead of the curve. daringfireball.net

2018-07-17: I’ve been trialing WhenWorks for scheduling meetings and have been quite impressed. I think I prefer …

2018-07-17: I’m falling into the trap of spending more time figuring out how best to automate OmniFocus - …

2018-07-15: I’m impressed with my wife’s ability to make this “zombie” birthday cake for our boy’s 7th. It was a …

2018-07-13: I just got my first Internet connected LIFX lightbulbs. I’m addicted. 💡

2018-07-12: I had my first CarPlay experience today, driving a hire car. I definitely want it in the next car I …

2018-07-12: Western Australian desert from the air.

2018-07-11: The Burrup Peninsula is really quite beautiful.

2018-07-08: Rest In Peace, Bill. You were a top bloke and I will always remember our Jacobs Ladder climbs …

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2018-07-06: That moment when you read an old forum post, think that the question is interesting, and then …

2018-07-05: I’ve been digging into DevonThink tonight. There’s so much that piece of software can do, it’s easy …

2018-07-05: Credit to Tim Nahumck’s iOS Home Screens post for motivating me to rethink my setup.

2018-07-04: It’s an interesting combination of art and science, thinking about how to layout a new iPad home …

2018-07-02: I just watched the most insane 🏀 brawl. Australian Boomers @ Philippines. Had been getting chippy, …

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2018-06-29: In Flow Some days the work just flows. Tasks feels easy, decisions are made, words transfer from the brain …

2018-06-28: I just received some quality support from Fastmail. Makes me happy to be a paying customer.

2018-06-28: I seem to be perpetually organising.

2018-06-28: Loafy.

2018-06-24: Very cool that my brother has written a book, More Than Money. I’m enjoying the read.

2018-06-24: Flaked out.

2018-06-23: We decided the cat was named Steven.

2018-06-22: Earaches all throughout the house. Isn’t the combination of winter and kid germs fun?

2018-06-19: Drink time. Sure it’s weird and green, but she seems happy!

2018-06-18: When your birthday dinner finishes with cups of tea all round, you know you’re getting old.

2018-06-17: Last night we were out for dinner and ended up at the casino playing roulette. For the heck of it my …

2018-06-16: For my birthday my wife upgraded me from my work-issued iPhone SE to an iPhone 8 Plus Product (Red). …

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2018-06-15: Happy birthday me. I made it through another year. 41 years young.

2018-06-11: I’d typed a huge note into Agenda for iOS, when the app crashed and lost everything. I’m likely …

2018-06-11: It was fun to put the kids to bed tonight with a couple of “telling stories”. Of course, they were …

2018-06-10: It’s easy to go down the rabbit hole following guidance documents on the Australian Tax Office …

2018-06-10: My next software experiment is Agenda. Might it find a place somewhere between DevonThink, Bear, …

2018-06-09: My kid is best friends with my best friend’s kid. That makes for good times!

2018-06-09: Had a great basketball fitness session today. Really got the blood pumping!

2018-06-08: That mode where you are doing every other bit of work except for that one thing you really should be …

2018-06-07: Trying out the app uBar which was just added to Setapp. I’m conflicted as it seems useful, but …

2018-06-05: Has Overcast been Sherlocked? Apple’s Podcasts app continues to demonstrate integration benefits, …

2018-06-02: I played basketball today. I couldn’t makes midrange shot to save myself, but I was about 45% from 3 …

2018-05-31: What winter?

2018-05-31: Driving through Bassendean where we owned our first home and being reminded how pretty this area is. …

2018-05-26: The kid doesn’t mind a lollipop.

2018-05-22: My 6 year old is into Roblox. Should I be concerned?

2018-05-17: I’m loving Cobra Kai. Hannah is not convinced.

2018-05-16: I just suggested to the owner of this Mercedes who parked on Hackett Drive that it might be an idea …

2018-05-13: I notice that VoodooPad has recently been updated. This was such a great app many years ago, and …

2018-05-11: On my flight home, I watched The Shape of Water.

2018-05-09: I watched Lady Bird and liked it.

2018-05-09: Airports. Where alternative economies exist.

2018-05-09: I’m off to Brisbane today. There’s nothing quite like a 5-hour cross-continent flight in economy …

2018-05-08: Our front room is really starting to transition into a great adult space. Tonight I discovered we …

2018-05-07: The Challenge of Social Engagement on the Indie Web An Independent Web that is More Social than ‘Social Media’ James Shelley: "When Riley posts …

2018-05-05: Exercise fail. I pulled a hamstring.

2018-05-04: Fruit smoothie time.

2018-05-03: The fortnightly YNAB is done. Dollars have been given their jobs.

2018-05-02: Congratulations Governor Kim Beazley The Honourable Kim Beazley AC sworn-in as 33rd Governor of Western Australia It was an absolute …

2018-05-01: Not something you get to experience every day - your Poppy being sworn in as Governor of Western …

2018-04-30: Now being the proud owner of a HomePod, I’ve been giving the native Podcasts app another try. Its …

2018-04-30: At the local bush forever site.

2018-04-28: The HomePod has received a bad rap based on Siri/smart home stuff. But if you want a voice …

2018-04-28: The boys made some new friends at the park this evening, and did not want to come home!

2018-04-27: Okay, so I succumbed and bought an Apple HomePod. So far, I’m loving it. Sound is awesome and …

2018-04-27: I’ve never received mail from Ukraine 🇺🇦 before! Happy birthday Setapp!

2018-04-26: “Dad and David’s bus adventure” from CanionCast on Anchor

2018-04-26: Elizabeth Quay selfie.

2018-04-26: He had to call his broker. More bad news about AMP led to an arbitrage opportunity.

2018-04-25: Legacy Bear enjoying a day out with his owner.

2018-04-25: I didn’t make it to an ANZAC Day dawn service, but I just heard an Air Force fly-by from home. Lest …

2018-04-24: Loaded up. David doing the photography.

2018-04-24: I finished reading Thinking, Fast and Slow. It’s clearly the benchmark book about behavioural …

2018-04-23: Still thinking about Wild Wild Country. I’d love to know what happened to some of the people who …

2018-04-22: Wow, Wild Wild Country is a tour de force of documentary production. I remember Bhagwan and Sheela …

2018-04-22: I hate that feeling of knowing there was something you wanted to say to somebody, but can’t …

2018-04-19: Had an awesome day in the city with Mr. 6 year old. We followed our noses all day, which led to a …

2018-04-19: In Apple Store Perth and even the demo MacBook Pro has a dodgy ‘n’ on its keyboard.

2018-04-18: Firefox for iOS seems really fast and I like its tracking protection. But not being able to set is …

2018-04-17: I’m no artist, that’s for sure.

2018-04-16: Don’t anticipate the worst; it might just work out better than that.

2018-04-14: It was fun to volunteer to hit a free throw in a ‘triple or nothing’ scenario at basketball fitness …

2018-04-12: 3 years ago today I was at the Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee. I want to go back!

2018-04-12: Tried using the native Apple Podcast app again, mainly because of its Apple TV app. The experiment …

2018-04-12: I knocked my presentation out of the park! Thanks for the well-wishes from the micro.blog community!

2018-04-11: Micro.blog is building something special, and I’m happy to be a part of the community. A Guide to …

2018-04-11: I’ve done two practice runs of a 30 minute talk I’m delivering tomorrow. Each run …

2018-04-09: So happy to be back into reading, and out from social media. This afternoon I had an unexpected …

2018-04-09: Argh, kernel panic crash.

2018-04-08: My boy is having fun with the say command in Terminal, and learning some text editing principles at …

2018-04-07: My boy made me a bookmark. It makes me smile each time I start to read.

2018-04-07: Finished another session of Full Court Fitness. Not as ruined as last time, but I still worked …

2018-04-07: Seems like I picked a good time to delete Twitter. I was never a fan of their native app, and now …

2018-04-03: Replacing Social Media I joined both Facebook and Twitter many years ago, when they were technical ideas, as opposed to …

2018-04-03: Very proud of my father-in-law; being named Governor of WA is a tremendous honour and caps a great …

2018-04-03: I’ve just set up my router to use Cloudflare’s new DNS service 1.1.1.1. It will be interesting to …

2018-04-03: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ boxd.it

2018-04-01: Hello Internet is the best podcast. I love all the lore that has built up around it; from Tims to …

2018-04-01: So good that the latest update for Apple TV supports frequency switching. I’ve been waiting a long …

2018-03-31: I’ve never stopped loving (and using) RSS. It’s the best, and I use Inoreader. RSS Readers Are Due …

2018-03-31: In exchange for quitting Facebook and Twitter, I’ve decided to put that time to more productive …

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2018-03-30: Knocked out 18 holes of golf with my brother this morning. Not a bad way to start the Easter break.

2018-03-29: This article presents, using mathematical principles, the role of luck in determining success. I’ve …

2018-03-29: Exercise session complete. I hate Turkish Getups.

2018-03-23: 26 degrees, no wind, and kookaburras laughing. Environmental perfection.

2018-03-21: I’ve just disabled micro.blog cross-posting to Facebook. I don’t even want them getting my …

2018-03-21: I’ve created mail rules that filter bulk and computer-sent email into a “Machine Mail” folder. My …

2018-03-20: Deprioritising Facebook A few months ago I stopped using Facebook. I deactivated my account, deleted the Facebook apps from …

2018-03-20: I enjoyed the micro.blog podcast featuring @modernlittleme overcast.fm

2018-03-19: 13 years married today. Still just as happy as the day we wed.

2018-03-16: I like playing music through Apple TV because I can visually choose songs and playlists. For me, …

2018-03-15: I enjoyed my morning gym workout! What am I becoming? I still have Kermit arms though.

2018-03-14: Two exercise sessions today - gym and then basketball. Tomorrow morning I’m at the gym again - …

2018-03-13: I really like being a Fastmail customer, but it’s frustrating to miss out on third party service …

2018-03-12: I fell asleep on the couch earlier tonight. Now I can’t fall asleep in bed. I got the process wrong.

2018-03-12: 5:40pm, it’s 32 degrees, chicken kebabs on the barbie and a beer in hand. Things could be worse. 🇦🇺

2018-03-07: It feels good to be back on the fitness train with a combination of strength, cardio and basketball …

2018-03-07: My new Steelcase Gesture chair has arrived. Oh my, luxury seating. 💺

2018-03-05: The one time I forget to save while playing XCOM, is exactly the time the game chooses to crash. …

2018-02-28: Working at the local library today. Really trying to lock down into some deep work, but it’s a …

2018-02-26: Micro.blog has enabled me to find (and follow and subscribe) to so many great, new (to me) voices.

2018-02-26: Two charity organisation door knockers in one day. I have a policy of never signing up to …

2018-02-26: I’m in the midst of an RSS service showdown: Feedly v Inoreader. Leaning towards Inoreader despite …

2018-02-25: Book Review: The Organised Mind, Levitan, Daniel J. 📚 Is it a summation of basic physiological …

2018-02-25: XCOM: Enemy Unknown 🕹 I bought XCOM: Enemy Unknown last night on a recommendation from a friend. I’m not a gamer, and I …

2018-02-23: So I went ahead and recorded a little trial podcast. “First Podcast Friday” from …

2018-02-23: Writing versus Speaking. I have a predeliction for writing, but have an urge to at least try to …

2018-02-23: Writing versus Speaking If I have the option to communicate through text or voice, I’m choosing text every time. I don’t …

2018-02-22: I really do not understand Omni Automation. This is why I’m not a programmer. I can’t …

2018-02-20: Choosing an RSS Sync Service I’m reviewing my RSS service options to make sure I’m using the right one for me. I was a customer …

2018-02-20: This morning I had a gym session with Kate at The Endurance Movement. It’s been a long time …

2018-02-18: I just discovered our Google Home was running a timer with 10 weeks and 2 days remaining. Our 6 year …

2018-02-18: Public Service Announcement: The Wood Brothers have released a new album

2018-02-17: Quickly listened to a HomePod at an Apple Store today. Only had about a minute of listening because …

2018-02-14: Sonos One is $299. HomePod is $499. Sonos offers multiple integrations; HomePod is Apple Music or …

2018-02-14: It’s not the speed that matters, it’s the energy. Brady Haran’s Numberphile video explains, through …

2018-02-11: I went for a bike ride this morning after a long time out. Was great to just get some relaxing …

2018-02-10: I’m backyard camping with the boy tonight. A beautiful still night, currently 20 degrees, and I can …

2018-02-10: Saw the HomePod in the flesh today. It sounds great, and is satisfyingly heavy. But I am still aware …

2018-02-09: Those who fancy themselves leaders should welcome counterpoint views, as debate leads to better …

2018-02-09: I love Overcast but I am being tempted by Apple’s basic Podcasts app because of Siri integration and …

2018-02-08: This xkcd is the truth. The bag struggle is real.

2018-02-06: Oh no! My employer is moving us to Android phones. Guess I’m buying an iPhone and will be carrying …

2018-02-05: I had glandular fever months ago. Even now, on some days the fatigue and my throat glands flare up …

2018-02-03: The kid is leaving home.

2018-02-03: iPad Home Screen, 3 February 2018 I always find it interesting to see what apps people have on their iPad home screens, and how they …

2018-02-03: Just updated my /now page

2018-02-02: I had to buy a new printer today. There’s never any joy in buying a printer. The only good thing is …

2018-02-02: What a wonderful post by Brent Simmons, that eloquently sums up why I like the open web, and why I …

2018-02-01: Sisyphus’ Notetaking App I am always searching for the perfect notes app, and the best way to integrate that into my …

2018-02-01: I’m awake earlier than usual and the house is quiet. That is a rare treat.

2018-01-31: Currently in the midst of a blue blood super moon with an eclipse. That could double as a pretty …

2018-01-29: I love my kids, but the fact that there is just one more day left of summer school holidays fills me …

2018-01-27: Personal CRM Software I’ve been experimenting with CRM software, as much to help manage my personal life and friendship …

2018-01-26: Australia Day evening with family. 🇦🇺

2018-01-26: 🇦🇺 Happy Australia Day. 🇦🇺

2018-01-26: I really want to like and be excited by the Apple HomePod, but it’s not doing it for me. I already …

2018-01-22: Despite this being the era of peak TV, I’ve never been less interested in watching TV.

2018-01-19: Question: Herman Miller Embody or Steelcase Gesture for only 2/3rd of the price of the Embody?

2018-01-19: LED desk backlighting installed.

2018-01-18: I was at the library with my kid today, and serendipitously saw The Organized Mind on the shelf, so …

2018-01-17: I wrote the first draft of this blog post in my notebook this morning, sitting on the bank of the …

2018-01-17: Take Time to Breathe Life can get overwhelming. Work to do, dinners to cook, kids to care for, relationships to tend. …

2018-01-17: Not quite the perfect crime.

2018-01-16: I’m being tempted by another productivity app, Agenda, despite having a pretty solid workflow at …

2018-01-14: When I was younger I used to devour 📚. Now it has taken forever to work my way through this short …

2018-01-13: I am so over my cheap office chair that must be near its 10th birthday. Very tempted to have a …

2018-01-11: The pressure to make the first page of my new Panobook count… 😰

2018-01-11: I tried to take a standard photo of Booj but he insisted on the selfie!

2018-01-06: I’m curious how many micro.blog users know one another in real life? Is that a thing?

2018-01-04: When a camel thinks your hairy leg is a salt lick. Goober calf.

2018-01-04: I recently bought a 3-pack of Google Wifi devices to upgrade improve my failing home WiFi. After …

2018-01-04: Google Wifi For months my home WiFi has been less than satisfactory. Dropouts, slow connections, complete …

2018-01-04: It’s been fun to find some great new (to me) voices on micro.blog. My RSS reader has a bunch …

2018-01-03: I’ve updated my /now page

2018-01-03: A great tip in here about using Workflow to create a site specific brower for iOS apps. Now I have …

2018-01-03: Took the kid and Sensei Wu for a coffee today. #latergram

2018-01-02: Okay, I’m giving Drafts another chance in my workflow. Maybe it will stick this time…

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2017-12-27: Lunch at the Lobster Shack.

2017-12-25: Having a slow boxing day

2017-12-25: Not a bad Christmas when you can finish the evening with views liked this.

2017-12-24: Sudoku has become my holiday pastime of choice after it was explained to me how to play. Last summer …

2017-12-23: @cdevroe Thanks for the link reference. Does us both remembering Adam Curry and Senseo (and maybe …

2017-12-21: My Mac Apps of the Year With a hat tip to Gabe Weatherhead at MacDrifter who put together his list of favourite Mac …

2017-12-20: I’ve had a play with MarsEdit, but I don’t think that it is right for me. I’ve written a …

2017-12-20: Trialling MarsEdit I am writing this post in MarsEdit. MarsEdit is an app that I have always wanted to use, but never …

2017-12-18: How did you spend your Monday night? I spent mine reorganising cables in the TV cabinet. Living …

2017-12-18: Back working at the library today. My crappy work-supplied Microsoft Surface lasted about an hour …

2017-12-16: Considering an upgrade to Google Wifi. Currently I’m relying on an AirPort Extreme and a second …

2017-12-12: I only gave up on Facebook last week but I’ve missed it not a bit and have recovered time that is …

2017-12-09: Man about town.

2017-12-07: “If they hadn’t provided me with a ☕️ stat, I was prepared to blow the joint up.”

2017-12-07: Just updated my /now page.

2017-12-07: Selfie fun in the city.

2017-12-06: Makers vs. Managers discussed at Farnam Street Blog. I’m predominantly a maker, and those long time …

2017-12-05: I’ve bought Braintoss for iOS as an adjunct to OmniFocus. I just discovered the ISBN search it …

2017-12-05: I just deactivated my Facebook account. Just so sick of the combination of junk and negativity. I …

2017-12-04: I’ve been a FastMail customer for almost a year. Now I’m finally transferring contacts …

2017-12-04: I had a sandwich for breakfast, a steak for lunch, and now I’m eating cereal for dinner. The …

2017-12-03: Date night so we went to see Thor Ragnarok. I had no expectations going in and knew nothing of it …

2017-12-02: Early into this book recommended by @manton but so far I’m enjoying the thought exercise.

2017-11-29: I think it might be time for Apple to implement something akin to Microsoft’s old ‘trustworthy …

2017-11-29: I just got a Google Home Mini as a reward for shopping at Woolworths. The Google Assistant really …

2017-11-27: Australia.

2017-11-26: I’ve discovered a number of new (to me) independent voices through micro.blog. It’s good to find and …

2017-11-26: Happy Booj from above.

2017-11-26: All Jeff, all the time.

2017-11-25: Podcast Addiction I listen to a lot of podcasts. I’ve been listening to podcasts for more than 10 years, way before …

2017-11-25: I succumbed to one Black Friday offering, but only because I’ve had this on my wish list for about a …

2017-11-24: I’ve used Scrivener for a number of years to write work reports, but as an experiment I’m going to …

2017-11-24: Dealing with Illness A few months ago I was unfortunate enough to contract Glandular fever and I am still suffering the …

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2017-11-22: Working from the public library today. Makes me feel like a student again. Nice to be around people …

2017-11-20: What takes visual precedence; the jacarandas or the pile of junk?

2017-11-19: Just pulled the pin and subscribed to Adobe Lightroom. No excuse not to start using the DSLR again …

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2017-11-15: Glandular fever has really knocked me around today. The brain and body have out been really …

2017-11-15: I’m trying the new version of Firefox. I haven’t used Firefox in years. It seems pretty good and …

2017-11-12: Busy updating my website because what else am I meant to do on a Sunday night?

2017-11-10: hbear and @billshortenmp at Bert Hawke dinner 🍴

2017-11-09: I’ve just set up my own ‘/now’ page.

2017-11-06: Home Network Architecture Tonight I’ve sketched out my basic IT storage system and the cloud services I use on a regular …

2017-11-06: Nothing beats an afternoon snooze. 💤

2017-11-04: I cannot get Mac OS 10.13.1 to successfully install. I’ve tried the direct download, I’ve cleared …

2017-11-03: Horrorgram. #halloweencostume #latergram

2017-10-30: A Place for Everything Over the past five years I’ve spent a lot of time learning the fundamental philosophies of a …

2017-10-25: According to my 6 year old son, the angels ‘respawned’ Jesus after he died on the cross. Too much …

2017-10-24: Little photographer.

2017-10-24: Seriously contemplating buying a subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud for Photographers. New …

2017-10-23: Micro Blogging Twitter continues to descend into a morass of bad behaviour while simultaneously floundering in …

2017-10-22: Just hanging out.

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2017-10-21: I just had to visit the Coca Cola Australia website to understand all the variants of Coke. Surely …

2017-10-21: Part 3: My Business Philosophy This is the final of a three-part series focused on explaining my business philosophy. Parts One and …

2017-10-20: I just taught the Apple Store staff that you can fold an iPad Smart Keyboard such that the keyboard …

2017-10-16: Tesla is apparently struggling to get lean manufacturing working. Doesn’t matter how good the …

2017-10-13: This is a great resource to discover the true relative size of different countries The True Size.

2017-10-09: Part 2: My Business Philosophy This is the second of a three-part series focused on explaining my business philosophy. Part One is …

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2017-10-08: Front garden. #spring #bluesky #nofilter

2017-10-05: This is a really great video about human psychology and imposter syndrome. …

2017-10-01: It’s the final Bintang. #bali

2017-09-30: Chair chill. #booj

2017-09-30: On a hot date with this chick. #bali #envy

2017-09-29: Just one day left. 😩

2017-09-29: Still relaxing.

2017-09-28: On this holiday I’ve been reading Deeprak Chopra’s Life After Death. A very thought-provoking read …

2017-09-26: I’m on holiday, enjoying this location all the while hoping that the volcano of Mt Agung doesn’t …

2017-09-22: Building maps based on time needed to get there. Mapbox Blog. The live interactive map is great.

2017-09-18: My MacBook/iPhone/iPad setup has just been featured at The Sweet Setup. My thanks to them for …

2017-09-18: This article by Riccardo Mori provides a fantastic representation of my own thoughts on iPhones 8 …

2017-09-18: As somebody with super white skin, I love Spring. It’s my summer; I can enjoy the warmth of …

2017-09-14: I’m not loving the iPhone X. If I was going to buy a new iPhone, I think I would choose the …

2017-09-14: Part 1: My Business Philosophy This is the first of a three-part series focused on explaining my business philosophy. On my home …

2017-09-11: I’ve been actively avoiding the Mac rumour sites because I don’t want to spoil my own …

2017-09-10: I’ve been in the flow of writing. I look at the clock and realise that two hours has passed …

2017-09-10: Gave up on the cruddy D-Link DVA-2800 router. Demoted it to bridge status and brought my AirPort …

2017-09-10: Just added JSON feed to my blog, despite the fact that I don’t think I have any RSS …

2017-09-09: Spring appears to be arriving in my front garden.

2017-09-08: Seems like spring may have arrived.

2017-09-08: I’m mucking around with blog template themes again. Trying to find a nice clean format that …

2017-09-08: It’s been fun to discover some new (to me) bloggers through micro.blog and in so doing, …

2017-09-06: The Business of Glengarry Glen Ross I love the movie Glengarry Glen Ross. I’ve never seen the stage play, but the movie seems to be a …

2017-09-06: Ice cream, check. Blanket, check. Bunny, check. Okay, we’re good to go.

2017-09-05: Diving deep into website development minutiae now: favicon generation.

2017-09-04: Internet Services Worth Paying For On the Internet there is a weird user expectation that everything should be free. Over the past …

2017-09-04: In preparation for the deluge of web traffic I will no doubt achieve, I’ve just successfully …

2017-09-04: It’s a hard luck life.

2017-09-04: Starting to enjoy the concept of micro blogging. Even created a simple URL at micro.andrewcanion.com

2017-09-03: Father’s Day; here featuring The Booj.

2017-09-02: @manton Does a username have to be at the beginning of a post for the user to be notified, or can it …

2017-09-02: @matthew Thanks for the MicroBlog for Mac app. I’m interested to watch as it develops.

2017-09-02: Going to Bunnings with a 21 month old kid is a challenge. Not once did Benjamin want to go where I …

2017-09-01: Father’s Day breakfast at school with obligatory selfie. Loved my bow tie!

2017-09-01: Going to Bunnings with a 21 month old kid is a challenge. Not once did Benjamin want to go where I …

2017-08-31: Getting a pair of custom made RM Williams boots really softens the blow of turning 40.

2017-08-29: Hello world! My first micro.blog post. I’m on the cutting edge of social networking on the …

2017-08-27: DNS Drama The internet relies on DNS servers that do the dirty work of translating human readable domain names …

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2017-08-22: Mindfulness Meditation I’m not one for new year’s resolutions but at the beginning of this year I decided to try …

2017-08-19: Love of the Open Web While I’ve grown up on the Internet, I also remember the pre-internet era well and spent most of my …

2017-08-16: On Charlottesville, VA I am not an American, but my father and my siblings were born and lived in the USA. I have visited …

2017-08-14: It’s Daddy and the Booj.

2017-08-12: Subscription Pricing for Apps The corner of the internet that I inhabit has been up in arms about yet another app, Ulysses, …

2017-08-12: Opened my Lego case for the first time in 30 years. Last thing I built still in there. #timecapsule …

2017-08-12: Wouldn’t eat lasagne but was happy to smash the yoghurt himself.

2017-08-07: The Business Speedometer Trying to run a business without useful and accurate performance information is like trying to drive …

2017-08-05: Spotted the office plaque of my old school friend.

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2017-07-31: Haircut, check. 18 month vaccination, check. Not one cry during the jabs. Check!

2017-07-20: Brrrr. Canberra!

2017-07-12: Entropy in Business Entropy is the loss of energy in a system to the point that it is no longer available for doing …

2017-07-03: Comments are Enabled So as an experiment, I have enabled comments for the site. I’m not totally convinced that …

2017-07-03: Turning my Kid into a Meme My lovely wife took a humorous photo of our son having a babyccino, a classic drink in Australian …

2017-07-02: Now You CV Me In a further effort to establish andrewcanion.com as a genuinely useful resource for all things …

2017-06-29: Day One Goes Subscription So Day One has become the next software application to adopt a subscription pricing model. This app …

2017-06-26: The Weekly Plan I consider the two fundamental resources in work planning to be: The calendar The to-do list The …

2017-06-25: Moving to Ulysses I’ve decided to go all-in with Ulysses for my writing. I’ve been a Scrivener user for …

2017-06-20: Hardware Decisions are Hard In the aftermath of Apple’s WWDC conference and an almost unprecedented number of new pieces …

2017-06-19: More Productive on a Mac A good tradesman values his tools, and generally has a preference for one piece of equipment over …

2017-06-13: That way!

2017-06-12: Personal Kanban What is Kanban? Traditional Kanban boards are used in manufacturing and other production …

2017-06-09: Friday afternoon in the park.

2017-06-02: Budgeting and YNAB I’ve always been a money tracker. I still have ledger books from when I was 14 years old, with my …

2017-06-01: A Recent Customer Story I recently worked with Asterisk Information Security on their Entrepreneurs’ Programme …

2017-05-31: Park contemplation.

2017-05-31: Canion’s everywhere The Canion family’s website game is strong. My brother has launched his new website at …

2017-05-20: Fastmail I was one of the first on the Gmail bandwagon. Back when the only way to get an account on the …

2017-05-17: What happens when Dad does the washing. Sorry @hbear - honest mistake. #cashmereshrinks

2017-05-12: Loving the latest Lego. Good things happen when you eat lots of vegetables.

2017-05-11: OmniFocus I have a vision of myself without the support of OmniFocus. I’d be wandering around in a …

2017-05-02: First ever babycino was a hit. Thanks @little_olive_leaf_cafe #latergram

2017-05-02: Hanging out.

2017-04-29: The challenge of choice Following on from my thoughts about Setapp, and now having all this extra software choice in my …

2017-04-28: Setapp Tonight I installed Setapp on my Mac. This service provides a wide range of full version software in …

2017-04-27: Back on the website wagon? Many years ago I started a Movable Type blog when the web was young, and doing such things was hard. …

2017-04-21: Jeff!

2017-04-15: Can’t believe we are kidless. Enjoying the North-Canion wedding. #northcanion

2017-04-11: Pumped to be collecting the car after its scheduled service.

2017-04-07: Just your typical Friday night in the couch.

2017-04-05: Benji and I enjoyed a bike ride yesterday, and we had time for a pit stop at @little_olive_leaf_cafe …

2017-04-02: Do you remember when you used to make “holiday friends”? #moopers #holiday #swimmingpool

2017-03-24: Having kids is really starting to pay off with the housework. #outsourcing #chif #booj

2017-03-17: Successfully offloaded another job. #moopers #airedaleterrier

2017-03-15: End of day chill out time.

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2017-03-04: Morning caffeine hit.

2017-02-04: “Hey Dad, thanks for taking me out to get a coffee and a stop at the park, but I’d …

2016-11-26: Park time.

2016-11-17: Sugar rush. Puffin Fresh donuts are still better, though. #krispykreme

2016-11-17: Way to a kid’s heart. #krispykreme

2016-11-13: Mojito o’clock.

2016-10-11: Lunchtime at the office.

2016-09-25: Half way point of today’s ride.

2016-09-02: Burning time at the chemist. #moopers

2016-08-30: Two different lifestyle choices.

2016-08-28: Brothers in arms.

2016-08-16: All hail the ascension. David will be surprised in the morning.

2016-08-16: Park life. I think Benji is now entering his “big head” phase of growth!

2016-08-07: Besties throwing back to the 80’s. @fitfuelwa

2016-08-02: Pretty sky this morning. #nofilter

2016-08-02: I don’t always sit on a chair… But when I do, I lounge. #chif

2016-07-31: Just a touch chilly for those of us at the playground not running around. #chif

2016-07-26: Celebrating the haircut with a biscuit. David won over his barber Frank Barbarich with his great …

2016-07-11: Banana!

2016-07-09: Where’s my Uber?

2016-06-01: Park life.

2016-05-24: Being the teacher.

2016-05-10: Nightie night #Chif #gumnut

2016-05-10: Playtime in the park after a haircut. #daddyday #moopers

2016-05-10: Doin’ work, complete with (pretend) security badge.

2016-04-30: Major cheese from Moopers.

2016-04-23: Lamo time on a random excursion with Daddy.

2016-04-15: Building at the Lego Brickman Experience #lego #brickman

2016-04-08: Morning ride coffee break. #trek #coffee

2016-03-19: Light sabre mayhem!

2016-03-08: Unsettled sleep tonight. 😔

2016-03-05: Morning tea break at the local.

2016-02-10: Car wash.

2016-01-19: And… He’s out.

2016-01-09: Took my boy to golf today.

2016-01-08: Park treasure hunt complete with #Tennessee cowboy hat.

2015-12-12: Proud moment seeing my boy stay with his sick friend for about 20 minutes at a park party today. …

2015-12-11: Puter the elf has decided to do a little toy dumpster diving tonight. #elfontheshelf #dadisonit …

2015-11-23: Sunset drink at Matso’s.

2015-11-07: Afternoon parking.

2015-10-30: It’s wet! #fleetwoodmac

2015-10-02: Seen whales? Check. Driven the boat? Check.

2015-09-19: Summer is coming! Despite it being windy today David couldn’t resist the beach.

2015-09-11: David still loving the hat he got from Stages West at Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. @ipaulgram @hbear

2015-09-06: Father’s Day fun at daycare.

2015-09-06: My special Father’s Day treat. A round of golf followed by a beer at the 19th.

2015-08-29: Football Head.

2015-08-20: Dog or kid. Either way, our lounge is a mess.

2015-08-14: Exploring.

2015-08-14: A perfect blue sky. #nofilter

2015-08-02: Gnomeville

2015-07-03: It’s Captain Hook!

2015-07-01: Just wandering past this Melbourne icon. #lunapark

2015-06-26: alexcanionmusic is bringing it at Travelodge East Perth.

2015-06-06: Watch out!

2015-06-01: The things you find in your kid’s school bag. #precioustreasures

2015-05-31: Hey, I’m workin’ here. #9to5 #whitecollar

2015-05-27: I’ve gone FULL AMERICAN for my coffee this morning. My Nespresso machine is looking at me with …

2015-05-23: Ladder spin.

2015-05-21: Telephone graveyard.

2015-05-07: Bigfoot.

2015-05-07: Sleepy travelling.

2015-05-07: Travelling in style with a stop in the Qantas First Lounge at LAX. Unfortunately, not flying First …

2015-05-05: Feet in the fountain.

2015-05-02: There’s a boy out there. Not a bad view from the front porch.

2015-04-29: The battle of Buzz v Zerg.

2015-04-29: Walking the corridors

2015-04-29: Riding the car seat at luggage check in time.

2015-04-26: David loves the ferry boat that provides transport between our hotel and the Downtown Disney area. …

2015-04-25: Bowling up a storm at Splitsville. #dadwon

2015-04-25: David rings the Surrey Bike bell as Mum and Dad do the peddling!

2015-04-24: Just waking up. #mickeymouse

2015-04-21: Prepping for the Disney night parade and fireworks show. #longday #secondwind #posttantrum

2015-04-11: Dixie Stampeding in Pigeon Forge

2015-04-08: Panera Bread and superheroes in Baltimore. On the lookout for Bunk. #thewire

2015-04-06:

2015-04-05: The end of a long Easter Sunday sees David pass out at the dinner table. He was laughing and talking …

2015-04-02: Another night, another hotel on our much longer than anticipated journey to Washington DC. Tonight …

2015-04-02: Story time at the airport. Coming to the end of an unscheduled 9 hour layover in Sydney after our …

2015-03-15: Swimming in the river, lagoon style.

2015-03-15: A boy and his dog. Both love a swim.

2015-03-13: Giant jellyfish!

2015-03-08: The boy still has some basic hairdressing techniques to sort out yet. #VSCOcam

2015-03-07: “Now, here’s my point of view on the issue.”

2015-03-02: Evening bubble time.

2015-02-28: Inspecting the spiders that have taken up residence in Lord Forrest’s robes, while the moon …

2015-02-28: Just a little bit excited.

2015-02-28: Daddy and David went to the “morial” at Kings Park today.

2015-02-25: Freshly groomed. #airedale

2015-02-22: Evening vino. Love the trees in my suburb. #nofilter #dusk

2015-02-22: That chair looks like an egg! #interiordesign #nanunanu

2015-02-22: David watching the traffic. Daddy watching Parliament House and remembering the old days. #cv

2015-02-21: David’s current favourite toy is one I think @alexcanionmusic would approve of. A “Metal …

2015-02-21: There is nothing more fun than playing in the Poppy Car.

2015-02-19: Pirate Captain David with his trusty parrot sailing the seven seas. #VSCOcam #kingspark

2015-02-17: The little artiste at work.

2015-02-10: My #bluecollar boy keeping it real and leading with his chin. #bluey

2015-02-06: Just a boy and his stingray.

2015-02-05: Loving the exercise ball.

2015-01-26: If anybody’s cooking a lamb roast, I can provide the rosemary. #australiaday #gardening

2015-01-25: Australia Day watchdogs. #australiaday #beach #park

2015-01-14: Desk jockey.

2015-01-10: Evening garden work. #lovesummer

2014-12-26: Worn out puppies.

2014-12-22: Passed out mid-sandwich.

2014-12-20: Indoctrination

2014-12-19: Rancho relaxo in Poppy’s car

2014-12-19: David loves playing in Poppy’s car.

2014-12-17: Chillaxing while Mum exercises. @hbear

2014-12-13: Trying to see out into the night from a lot train carriage is a challenge.

2014-12-01: The empty streetscape view from my Sydney dinner location. #tableforone

2014-11-22: Backyard Saturday.

2014-11-17: Hey, I’m workin’ here.

2014-11-17: At the station.

2014-11-15: Puffed out.

2014-11-15: Just a dot on the grass.

2014-11-10: Our boy loves Dolly Parton, and especially the song Old Friends with Kenny Rogers. Eating Vegemite …

2014-11-07: Inspecting the work.

2014-10-24: Post game with the championship banners. #redarmy. #needmorewilbur

2014-10-15:

2014-10-11: Curtain of doom.

2014-10-03: 3 kids, 3 dogs. What could go wrong?

2014-09-19: Getting my sandgroper on. #wa #stubby

2014-09-16: Jeffenhausensteinenberg.

2014-09-15: Who needs an Watch when I’ve got this old favourite back on my wrist.

2014-09-11: At the vet. Possible broken toe. :-(

2014-09-06: Feeding the pony

2014-09-01: David was excited to find flowers that were Mummy’s @hbear favourite colour.

2014-08-27: Growing up fast.

2014-08-21: Rainy adventure.

2014-08-18: Muddy puddles (and a few weeds)

2014-08-15: Park time.

2014-08-09: Bookends to my Saturday

2014-08-05: Cheezels are just the best!

2014-07-30:

2014-07-30: More insomnia.

2014-07-28: It be pirating time.

2014-07-25: Happily wearing pyjamas and doggie slippers while visiting cousins.

2014-07-22: Sitting on Mrs Macquarie’s Chair.

2014-07-15: I’ve got mail.

2014-07-07: I think I might be a little busy for a while.

2014-07-05: Beach fun

2014-07-04: Freedom!

2014-07-02: #vscocam

2014-06-30: At least we won the basketball Grand Final.

2014-06-25: Nutella time

2014-06-19: Pirate magnets

2014-06-17: Two rocky Rotto boat rides in one day!

2014-06-14: In front of the heater.

2014-05-31: Meccano!

2014-05-31: Nature play!

2014-05-30: Guard dog.

2014-05-18: I found some good Italian coffee in Shinegawa.

2014-05-14:

2014-04-26: Oh yeah. Vital camping gear has arrived! #survivor

2014-04-23: David watching a video of himself playing, as opposed to playing. #meta

2014-04-22: Chops

2014-04-22: Freshly groomed with teddy bear ears.

2014-04-22: Groomed with bows

2014-04-21:

2014-04-19: Our 2.75 year old may have OCD. he didn’t just collect his eggs, he organised them.

2014-04-11: We are geared up for Championship #6! #redarmy #28straight #nblfinals

2014-04-06:

2014-04-02: Dad is cooking dinner for the boy tonight. #balanceddiet #protein

2014-03-30: Grown-up trampolining.

2014-03-29: Old school dinner. Shepherd’s pie. #thermomix

2014-03-19: Fun in Freo

2014-03-17: Roar!

2014-03-16: Ready for St Patrick’s Day!

2014-03-14: 30 holes of golf at Kalgoorlie in one day.

2014-03-03: Yeah… So if you could just go ahead and print that, that would be great. #officespace

2014-02-17: Morning moon

2014-02-09: Breakfast time

2014-01-31: I think she’s trying to tell me something…

2014-01-29: Toy Story

2014-01-27: Today’s drink is a Moscow Mule, served by our good friend Penguin. @hbear

2014-01-23:

2014-01-23: Lunch at a place I’ve never been before.

2014-01-23: David very happy about his exciting day.

2014-01-21: The office calendar is up, complete with office style bulldog clip/paper clip hanging mechanism.

2014-01-18: Morning coffee on the back lawn.

2014-01-16: Carrying the weight of the world.

2014-01-15: Free the bears, @hbear! #teddyzoo or #teddyprison

2014-01-14: Oh no, I melted the Varoma… #thermomix #thermofail

2014-01-13: Cleaning out the study and found this. Not too much use these days.

2014-01-10: Summer has its benefits

2014-01-08: Back into summer fun.

2014-01-06: Beer and liquorice all sorts at Qantas Club Sydney. Just what is needed after 3 legs of flight with …

2014-01-05:

2014-01-03: It might be a version of the Blue Oyster, but I’m enjoying the music with @hbear

2014-01-03: Stop it Santa, you’re drunk.

2014-01-03: About 3 inches.

2014-01-02: Beautiful snow. @hbear and I went for an evening stroll.

2014-01-02: Let it snow…

2014-01-02: Chillin’

2014-01-01: Mini Boom

2012-07-03: Here I come!

2012-05-06: Dog walk time II

2012-05-06: Dog walk time II

2012-05-06: Dog walk time!

2012-04-27: Chillin’

2012-04-13: Andrew

2012-04-13: David

2012-04-13: Indi

2012-04-13: Jeff

2012-04-11: Media lockdown notification

2012-04-08: Quarter past 7

2012-03-29: End of a big day

2012-03-27: Happy!

2012-03-12: My name is Andrew so I got a free Boost

2012-03-12: Runny nose, but still happy!

2012-02-27: Lovely day for a swing

2012-02-24: Dream feed

2012-02-12: Milk Drunk

2012-02-10: Queuing for Little Roy

2012-02-07: Jeff by Night

2012-01-02: San Fran beer

2011-12-25: Oranges; juicy and delicious

2011-12-22: My little man

2011-12-18: Sleepy baby

2011-12-18: Amtrak waiting…

2011-12-14: The Starry Night

2011-12-01: Preparing for bath time

2011-11-18: Day before David’s baptism and Dad gets a sunburnt face

2011-11-10: David in his big boy seat

2011-11-05: Off to watch the Wildcats

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