2021 was a year of just ticking along for the blog

I don’t publish much on how the blog is doing over the course of the year but at the end I thought it might be worth sharing some stats. Overall it’s been a down year with about a third of my overall traffic disappearing. I’m not sure if this was a lack of content, bloggingContinue reading “2021 was a year of just ticking along for the blog”

The book of Boba Fett gets off to a great start (non spoiler first impressions)

Disney+ has had a great start and this week saw the start of The Book of Boba Fett. He’s in my top 3 favourite characters and this is a story I’ve been waiting for since I was 6 years old watching Return of the Jedi in the cinema. I wasn’t apprehensive at all given theContinue reading “The book of Boba Fett gets off to a great start (non spoiler first impressions)”

Wrestling with using WordPress

I’ve been using WordPress for years but I’m starting to seriously think about leaving the platform. I’d be exporting my blog and moving elsewhere, no idea where. To be honest I haven’t had the time to think about this too much but all I know is the bugs in the iOS app, their apparent constantContinue reading “Wrestling with using WordPress”

Thinking about the blog going forward and creative projects

I’ve been blogging on and off since 2008 and whilst I enjoy it I’ve seen half of the traffic disappear this year. I also upgraded my WordPress to business earlier in the year in a bid to help it support me. I’ve decided that I’m cancelling business to save some money, I’m also debating leavingContinue reading “Thinking about the blog going forward and creative projects”

Does the iPhone 13 Mini screen flicker? (PWM)

PWM (Pulse Width Modulation) is something that all of the OLED iPhone models suffer from, which includes my current iPhone 13 Mini. This post gives a good overview of how you can help reduce this if you notice it. I made a quick video showing what this looks like on the iPhone 13 Mini inContinue reading “Does the iPhone 13 Mini screen flicker? (PWM)”

An Apple Notes appreciation post

Sometimes you go looking for that perfect app and you end up back to the iOS apps that came with your iPhone. That’s what often happens for me with notes. I try apps like Notion, Obsidian and Craft and whilst I appreciate their use case I end up getting overwhelmed and come back to AppleContinue reading “An Apple Notes appreciation post”