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View from the vantage tower.

View from the vantage tower.

Just saved the cat of our neighbors from the roof after it sitting on there for two days. And then found a small bird in the gutter - no idea how it got in there I did not see an entry point for it. Released it as well.

Breakfast location after the wedding.

Breakfast location after the wedding.

At the wedding reception of my sister.

At the wedding reception of my sister.

Getting ready for my sisters wedding. The Photobox is packed.

Getting ready for my sisters wedding. The Photobox is packed.

Puh, just had our appointment to return the keys for our old flat. Went quite well – better than I would have expected. I’m so relieved right now.

Sunrise from our new kitchen window. I love it.

Sunrise from our new kitchen window. I love it.

Removed the wall to my woodshop today.
Left side is with the wall still standing. On the right side the wall is gone.

Removed the wall to my woodshop today. Left side is with the wall still standing. On the right side the wall is gone.

Review of The Circle

I finished reading The Circle by Dave Eggers.📚 The book starts quite harmlessly, but somehow you suspect that something is off. It does not take long until you begin to see the cracks in the shiny circle world, which each additional monitor installed at the main protagonist desk.

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Staircase into the underground. I am visiting a bunker in our neighborhood.

Staircase into the underground. I am visiting a bunker in our neighborhood.

One day left. Picture of a moving car drawn by my daughter.

One day left. Picture of a moving car drawn by my daughter.

Mocking is a Code Smell.

This is quite an interesting article and an eye-opener regarding the use of dependency injection and mocking in unit tests. I used to solve my testing issues with mocks and stumbled over quite some of the problems when doing so. This article helped me better understand the solutions to my questions.

The move is coming nearer with every day.

The move is coming nearer with every day.

It’s time to dismantle our wardrobe. Not yet sure what I will be able to reuse in the new room.

It’s time to dismantle our wardrobe. Not yet sure what I will be able to reuse in the new room.

First, halve of my office furniture. The other half did not fit into the car.

First, halve of my office furniture. The other half did not fit into the car.

Wedding flowers - at the wedding of my sister.

Wedding flowers - at the wedding of my sister.

So many colors to choose from – I can’t decide which I should paint on my walls.

So many colors to choose from – I can’t decide which I should paint on my walls.

We have a new flat

On the 1st of September, we got the key to our new flat. Now starts the exciting part of this project, fining all the new furniture we need to make this place our own and installing the new cables to get a decent network running.

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It is a strange feeling when you start untangling all of your network infrastructure in your old flat.

It has grown over multiple years and get torn down in an instant.

Autumn is creeping up on us. Ground fog near the river.

Autumn is creeping up on us. Ground fog near the river.

Xamarin and C# for the first time

I had the pleasure of working with Xamarin for the last two weeks. I was not entirely convinced at the beginning, especially learning another language, but after I’ve done it now, I’m quite happy with the experience.

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The best toy for all ages! And a whole roll of it.

The best toy for all ages! And a whole roll of it.

I am working on a spreadsheet solution for plain text files. Not yet sure if this is a viable idea.

I am working on a spreadsheet solution for plain text files. Not yet sure if this is a viable idea.

The first carrot from our garden.

The first carrot from our garden.

I had a tiring day at work today. I’ve started a new project this week and have the chance to learn C# and Xamarin on company time. But learning a new language while still having to meet deadlines is exhausting. At least I had no migraine today!

My daughters drew a picture of the bug I was hunting down yesterday.

My daughters drew a picture of the bug I was hunting down yesterday.

Two iPhones with the weather app set to the same location - showing different temperatures for the day.

Two iPhones with the weather app set to the same location - showing different temperatures for the day.

First day of school.

First day of school.

Ich: „Wo ist denn die Schlange ohne Nacktscanner?“
Er: „Die gibt es nicht.“
Ich: „Aber das ist doch freiwillig, oder?“
Er: „Ja. Aber dann bekommen Sie eben das volle Programm.“
Ich: „Was bedeutet das?“
Er: „Körper abtasten, Sprengstofftest. Das volle Programm eben.“

NACKTSCANNER: „DANN BEKOMMEN SIE EBEN DAS VOLLE PROGRAMM“.

”Art-Installation” at work today. I  dropped a juggling ball into my tee oO. Not sure how this could have happened - I’m usually not so clumsy.

”Art-Installation” at work today. I dropped a juggling ball into my tee oO. Not sure how this could have happened - I’m usually not so clumsy.

Unlocked a new badge for using Grammarly every week for a year. Now if only there would be a service like this, which is not cloud-based.

Unlocked a new badge for using Grammarly every week for a year. Now if only there would be a service like this, which is not cloud-based.

  • Ø  Connect your code in any language, on any platform.
  • Ø  Carries messages across inproc, IPC, TCP, TIPC, multicast.
  • Ø  Smart patterns like pub-sub, push-pull, and router-dealer.
  • Ø  High-speed asynchronous I/O engines, in a tiny library.
  • Ø  Backed by a large and active open source community.
  • Ø  Supports every modern language and platform.
  • Ø  Build any architecture: centralized, distributed, small, or large.
  • Ø  Free software with full commercial support.

ZeroMQ \zero-em-queue\, \ØMQ\.

This Mac Mini spent to much time in my woodshop.

This Mac Mini spent to much time in my woodshop.

The 1th of August fire is ready. Now we need to wait for the darkness.

The 1th of August fire is ready. Now we need to wait for the darkness.

Clean up and packing output of today.

Clean up and packing output of today.

Review of the Tethering (The Tethering Book 1)

I found my next Harry Potter-like series: The Tethering by Megan O’Russell📚. An orphan gets to know that he is a wizard and goes off to a small private Wizzard boarding school. The first half of the story, I was not yet so convinced about it, as it looked too much like a clone. Though starting with the middle, this changed, and the author introduced some original ideas in her book.

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Today’s project is dismantling our pantry.

Today’s project is dismantling our pantry.

A random drawing of a candle I made today.

A random drawing of a candle I made today.

House Guardian. A grasshopper on top of our letter box.

House Guardian. A grasshopper on top of our letter box.

Harvesting fresh Basil.

Harvesting fresh Basil.

🍽 enjoy your meal - deep-fried noodles with egg and vegetables and some meat.

🍽 enjoy your meal - deep-fried noodles with egg and vegetables and some meat.

I have never seen a Cheetah from such a short distance.

I have never seen a Cheetah from such a short distance.

At the Zoo today.

At the Zoo today.

I am waiting for my lunch.

I am waiting for my lunch.

I am visiting a chocolate manufacturer today.

I am visiting a chocolate manufacturer today.

I’m entirely wasted after spending most of the day in our cellar, cleaning it up.

Rather than a fully featured notes or writing tool, I now have a bunch of plain text files and a lot of them. The files themselves are simple, can be edited on any system, and are future-proof.

Interesting article, I’m also trying to get away from such closed systems, but I don’t directly have a note-taking system to start with. The option to add all your text notes into a git repository is a nice added benefit for the system shown here as well.

My biggest issue is that when I use a text-only system I’m limited to text, and I am a more a structurally oriented person aka mind maps and drawings, the best method for me would be a combination out of text files and diagrams.

I’m currently using OmniGraffle a lot as this allows me to organize my text and diagrams on a big endless canvas, and this really helps me with sorting my thoughts. Be this my notes when debugging a bug in a complicated piece of software or starting to understand the structure of code I’m working on or the research I do for my projects. OmniGraffle is closed software, but at least it offers a massive amount of export options, and it is not new on the market – and I really like it – so, for the time being, I’m willing to make some concessions on this end.

The Plain Text Life.

Running a small social network is like hosting a party. It requires social intelligence, empathy, and yes, technical skills.

I like this quote, and it reminds me back to the time when I was a member of a forum before the social media time. And I see that we used a lot of these ideas and it was working for us.

Run your own social (via rvn @ Micro.blog).

Spending the day at the Europapark in Rust.

Spending the day at the Europapark in Rust.

Helping my wife to freeze the cherry we got.

Helping my wife to freeze the cherry we got.

The table after being outside for nearly a year.

The table after being outside for nearly a year.

Some food after a long day of of moving a friends flat.

Some food after a long day of of moving a friends flat.

I am getting ready for the day. Will help a friend with moving. Until then something to eat and some coding work.

I am getting ready for the day. Will help a friend with moving. Until then something to eat and some coding work.

While working on Webmention support for my homepage, I started to wonder how content licensing is handled. I’ve never seen it mentioned in the docs.

I just assume everyone is ok, with displaying their writing on my page, or is this too simplistic a process?

Making a massive multiplayer game will probably be the biggest thing that you work on in your entire life. It will take a decade or more to develop it and if it was a success, it will take another decade to maintain it. If you are somewhere in your twenties right now, you will be in your forties, maybe even 50 years old when the last server of your game shuts down.

How to make a MMORPG

My new sleeping place for tonight! The bed should be better than the air mattress from last year.

My new sleeping place for tonight! The bed should be better than the air mattress from last year.

A red flower in my flower bed. No idea what it’s name is, but I like it.

A red flower in my flower bed. No idea what it’s name is, but I like it.

Found some beautiful flowers on our way to the children doctor.

Found some beautiful flowers on our way to the children doctor.

Playing with water.

Playing with water.

At the yearly BBQ party at the kindergarten.

At the yearly BBQ party at the kindergarten.

Most people believe that open source sustainability is a difficult problem to solve. As an open source developer myself, my own perspective to this problem was more optimistic: I believe in the donation model, for its simplicity and possibility to scale.

SOFTWARE BELOW THE POVERTY LINE.

Finally bought a whetstone.

Finally bought a whetstone.

Preparation for the next birthday 😊.

Preparation for the next birthday 😊.

Another year older today - a birthday present from my daughter.

Another year older today - a birthday present from my daughter.

I hate weekends where you have zero energy to work on your projects or do anything useful at all :-( Spent the morning at the swimming pool with my daugther – at least I had the power for this – but now nothing works anymore. I’m just feeling a bit duped out of my weekend.

My home town, in the rain.

My home town, in the rain.

Building a wall.

Building a wall.

When the elevator is so unreliable that you need a big sign telling you wether its active or shut down 😎😂.

When the elevator is so unreliable that you need a big sign telling you wether its active or shut down 😎😂.

Small humans with strange heads - today’s doodle.

Small humans with strange heads - today’s doodle.

Strawberries with whipped cream.

Strawberries with whipped cream.

SwiftUI looks interesting. It looks like I need to install the betas this year. #wwdc

iPadOS wow took way to long. WWDC

WWDC - this are good features.

WWDC - this are good features.

Last year on this time I was standing in line to get in. This year not.

Last year on this time I was standing in line to get in. This year not.

Trees from paper and Kaplas - designed by my daughter.

Trees from paper and Kaplas - designed by my daughter.

Saved some nice flowers from the lawnmower.

Saved some nice flowers from the lawnmower.

Working on a conversion script for my project homepage.

Working on a conversion script for my project homepage.

Pl@ntNet (pronounced plant-net) is the only social app that always makes me happier. Likened to Shazam for plants, it was developed a decade ago by a consortium of computer science and botanical research institutions in France. In almost every way, Pl@ntNet is unlike other social networks.

Pl@ntNet is the world’s best social network (via Techmeme).

Dark Forest of the Internet is an exciting idea on the further development of the internet. However, it is also in opposition to the IndieWeb, as what you write on your blog is public. On the other side, I notice the trend that status updates inside a family are done more and more inside private channels, so I think this theory has its merits.

Moreover, this is the second time this week that I stumble over the name Liu Cixin. It looks like I need to put The Three Body Problem onto my reading list.

The Dark Forest Theory of the Internet (via Techmeme).

Selling secondhand items.

Selling secondhand items.

Ten years married.

Ten years married.

The tree is starting to look a lot healthier than last year.

The tree is starting to look a lot healthier than last year.

Review of Freeze-Frame Revolution

The Freeze-Frame Revolution by Peter Watts📚 was a book proposed by Amazon. The plot description sounded excellent and captivating, and I’ve tried the free reading example. I had some issues to get into the story and understand what’s going on, but once I passed this, the book was terrific, a good idea and perfect execution of it.

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Review of Murderbot series book two to four

I finished the Murderbot (📚) series, should have done it earlier but somehow lost sight of these books.

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I’ve so far never thought about this topic, but since I’ve read the article, it is stuck in my head. The main issue I see with it is the question of quality and health with the ordered food.

One thing that’s bad about this trend, though, is that when you outsource food preparation (and everything that goes into it) into Cooking As A Service, then you turn all aspects of food into something that’s being sold to you. And that includes healthiness.

But this is also covered in the article as well. It is as always the healthy option will be more expensive. I’m not yet sure where I stand on this whole “As A Service” topic no matter in which industry. I used to be quite pro for it but this has changed recently, and I’m a lot more critical now about it.

Cooking As A Service (via Kottke).

I hate being ill — but it looks I’m past it now; Not yet back to 100% but getting there.

Random drops of tee on my desk.

Random drops of tee on my desk.

The plan for our planet is remarkably simple. Reduce our impact by making sure that everything we do, we can do forever. ⤑ How to Save Our Planet (via Kottke)

Relaxing in the desert. Building stone towers with the camp in the background.

Relaxing in the desert. Building stone towers with the camp in the background.

Tent in the desert. Our place for the night from Sunday to Monday.

Tent in the desert. Our place for the night from Sunday to Monday.

The hotel lobby.

The hotel lobby.

On a rooftop in Marrakech.

On a rooftop in Marrakech.

Let the adventure begin!

Let the adventure begin!

Review of The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future

I just struggled through The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future by David Wallace-Wells📚. The book has a good beginning followed by a big letdown in the middle and end :-( I think the message is significant in this book is essential and the author manages to explain the side effects of warmer earth quite well. But he then tends to drift off into philosophy and mystical ideas. Some chapters were nearly unreadable.

With all the current rumors in the Mac Blogosphere regarding Shortcuts on the Mac, my only hope regarding this would be if the actual Shortcut App would get a Mac version.

The screen of my iPhone is way too small for creating shortcuts on the device, this is my biggest issue with the app. Especially when you need to edit text fragments inside of the shortcut actions.

Another fix to the homepage. I now do not display all blog post on the main page anymore. The loading times are just to long. I liked the idea of having a single timeline but it is no longer feasable. I now display 30 post by default and the rest on a second page.

An image drawn by my daughter picturing my favorite meal, Pasta with tomato sauce.

An image drawn by my daughter picturing my favorite meal, Pasta with tomato sauce.

Just fixed a bug in my navigation on the homepage when opening the page on a device with a small screen. Now the page-navigation is no longer covering the content! I was able to make a menu without using any JavaScript just by using an input element of type checkbox and some CSS. I found the solution for this here.

Just seen a den of baby foxes in the forest. Unfortunately to far away for a good picture.

Seeds ready to grow.

Seeds ready to grow.

I recently finished watching The Umbrella Academy on Netflix. I like the visual style of the series. It is quite dark and takes a lot of time until you see where the story is going – which I rather liked you need to take time to get used to the characters and get to know them. And then, in the end, everything turns south :-D

I was not happy with the end of the first season :-( It feels unfinished to me.

Preparing our supper.

Preparing our supper.

Tee leaves tree 🌳.

Tee leaves tree 🌳.

Finally got the books of the Sandra and Woo webcomic Kickstarter- happy!

Finally got the books of the Sandra and Woo webcomic Kickstarter- happy!

If you aren’t getting anything out of a book, put it down, and pick up another book. Always have a book queued next in line for when you finish the current book you’re reading.

Yes to both!

How to read more.

Seveneves by Neal Stephenson

Another book finished: Seveneves by Neal Stephenson.📚 The story starts quite harmless; the moon gets destroyed by an unidentified object. I somehow would have expected a different story behind this setup, compared to what the author produced, he does not answer how and why the moon was destroyed; he follows the consequences of this event, which are rather dire!

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Fighting with my Raspberry to get Spotify to stream on it. I got it to work using raspotify. But it is not reliable :-(

An unkind summary, then, of the past half decade of the consumer internet: Venture capitalists have subsidized the creation of platforms for low-paying work that deliver on-demand servant services to rich people, while subjecting all parties to increased surveillance.

I constantly think about ideas for such companies and then I remember again what this means for our society.

The Servant Economy (via Kottke.org).

Faces staring at you.

Faces staring at you.

This week I went to the cinema and watched Alita: Battle Angel. I did not expect too much of the story, but I’ve quite enjoyed the movie. I’ve watched the film in 3D, which is not my first choice, but there were no 2D screenings. And for this movie, it worked. I’ve forgotten that I was watching a 3D movie and had one or two moments where I’ve was scared as something just appeared right before my nose :-D The film has a strong central character which drives the story and it’s interesting how she develops throughout the story.

At the cinema - waiting for the movie to start. Alita: Battle Angle.

At the cinema - waiting for the movie to start. Alita: Battle Angle.

I watched Bandersnatch on Netflix yesterday. I like Black Mirror, but somehow I do not get warm with this experiment. My biggest Problem is that I never knew how long I still have left, and I also had the feeling that the choices lead to too many cul-de-sacs, where you then need to start over. I’ve managed to get to two ends, but both were not satisfying. Ok, I know its Black Mirror – no ending will ever give fulfillment, but still, I’m now continually wondering if I’ve missed a possible better conclusion. But I don’t have the motivation to try it again.

Review of Becoming by Michelle Obama

I just finished reading Becoming by Michelle Obama.📚 I did not know much about the Obama family when starting this book, but I remember that I was following the campaign a bit more closely at the time, so I was interested in the book to get some insight and perspective from the inside.

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A small sculpture I found on my desk today. Build by my daughter- so cute!

A small sculpture I found on my desk today. Build by my daughter- so cute!

This is so true!

You can’t tell kids anything. Kids want to be like adults. They want to do what the adults are doing. You have to let them see adults behaving like the whole, human beings you’d like them to be.

Love what you do in front of the kids in your life.

Got a new toy. Hopefully This helps with getting better video quality.

Got a new toy. Hopefully This helps with getting better video quality.

To install RAM Doubler — software that radically changed the way the OS worked — all you had to do was copy one file to the Extensions folder in your System folder.

25 Years Ago: RAM Doubler

I still remember this piece of software fondly, as a child I never asked how it works but today this is the first question I get when I tell about it.

My latest project a picture frame from reclaimed wood. Birthday present for my father.

My latest project a picture frame from reclaimed wood. Birthday present for my father.

Review of The Invisible Gorilla by Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons

Review of The Invisible Gorilla by Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons.📚

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Fixing the sound card in the headphone stand.

Fixing the sound card in the headphone stand.

Just programmed a ATtiny85 for the first time!

Just programmed a ATtiny85 for the first time!

I love webcomics

The other day I realized that I read a lot more than books as I’m also an avid reader of webcomics. And over the past several years I’ve read quite a lot, and I’ve never spoken about it – quite the opposite to all the books I consume.

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I just got asked if I‘m old enough to vote at a political rally in town — and I was standing there with my wife and daughter 😀.

Here’s a reflection: the value proposition of democracy is that it provides for a peaceful transfer of power, once an incumbent regime loses its political legitimacy. If you have a working democracy you don’t need revolutions to get rid of incompetent leadership.

Someone please cancel 2019 already?

Review of Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve

Last week I finished reading Mortal Engines (Predator Cities Book 1) by Philip Reeve.📚 Seen the trailer for the movie before Christmas and was intrigued about the story. The book is an easy read. Unfortunately, the author is quite repetitive in his writing. Multiple characters are saying the same things. I understand that these are like proverbs in this world, but it still sounds a bit forced. Luckily the book took some unexpected turns towards the end, and I’m glad it did not lead to an entirely happy ending.

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General relativity resolved the matter by establishing that the universe could be both finite — i.e., could contain a finite number of stars in a finite volume of space — and unbounded. The key to this realization lay in Einstein’s demonstration that, since matter warps space, the sum total of the mass in all the galaxies might be sufficient to wrap space around themselves. The result would be a closed, four-dimensionally spherical cosmos, in which any observer, anywhere in the universe, would see galaxies stretching deep into space in every direction, and would conclude, correctly, that there is no end to space. Yet the amount of space in a closed universe would nonetheless be finite: An adventurer with time to spare could eventually visit every galaxy, yet would never reach an edge of space.

Coming of Age in the Milky Way (via Kottke.org).

This looks like an interesting book to read.

Just received some new toys today (ATiny85 and a programmer).

Just received some new toys today (ATiny85 and a programmer).

It’s time again for “Oliebollen” Happy new year!

It’s time again for “Oliebollen” Happy new year!

Books in 2018

2018 was a good reading year. And I’ve started again keeping a list of each 📚 I’ve read. But I only started the list mid-year with the revival of my blog. So In this post, I try to get a complete list of all the books I’ve read in this year.

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Family walk to the summit above our house.

Family walk to the summit above our house.

The moment you realize that you built the project the wrong way around and it’s already glued ☹️

The moment you realize that you built the project the wrong way around and it’s already glued ☹️

Enjoying a day in the snow.

Enjoying a day in the snow.

Hungry - eating at the Mongolian Barbecue.

Hungry - eating at the Mongolian Barbecue.

Started with my next project. A nightstand for my daughter.

Started with my next project. A nightstand for my daughter.

Getting ready for the party. A big table is always handy ;-)

Getting ready for the party. A big table is always handy ;-)

Tools to help my colleague to move. And get is network running again.

Tools to help my colleague to move. And get is network running again.

Preparing for the Christmas production at the kindergarden.

Preparing for the Christmas production at the kindergarden.

A case about rereading books

In recent years, I developed a habit of re-reading some books over and over. The first books were the Harry Potter series—I’ve reread all of the books each time a new issue was released. Some books I’ve now read more than ten times (and I still like them). But I’ve done the same for other long-running series as well, like Wheel of time and a game of thrones. And then we just have my favorites book of all time – Jumper which I read at least once a year.

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Finally the right weather to test our kite. Video of the build is here

Finally the right weather to test our kite. Video of the build is here

Puh, I’m tired, but we successfully cleaned and removed some of the old furniture out of my daughter’s room. Day goal achieved and now of into the kitchen to create some burgers :-D

Last day in the mostly empty office.

Last day in the mostly empty office.

Les Misérables

At the beginning of this year, my long obsession with the play and book Les Misérables reached a new high which caused me to read the book.

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I like pancakes 🥞.

I like pancakes 🥞.

Soup on the fire.

Soup on the fire.

Homemade chicken nuggets.

Homemade chicken nuggets.

A rainy hike next to a river.

A rainy hike next to a river.

Review The Wizard Hunters (The Fall of Ile-Rien Trilogy Book 1)

I was following the discussion of some of the people on Micro.blog about Martha Wells and decided that I want to read The Wizard Hunters (The Fall of Ile-Rien Trilogy Book 1) by Martha Wells.📚 I like, how the author does the worldbuilding in this book. It has a refreshing combination of a modern tale about ware sprinkled with fantasy elements. I had some problems with getting the motivation of the main character, but after the first third of the book the motivation was understandable, and to the end of the book, it was also relatable.

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I like ordering stuff from the internet, but I’m always wondering why the boxes in which they send items in are so big. Usually it has around 30% air in the box, but today I received a carton which...

I like ordering stuff from the internet, but I’m always wondering why the boxes in which they send items in are so big. Usually it has around 30% air in the box, but today I received a carton which was indeed of the charts. Approximately 90% air inside the box. And the best thing was it was a box in a box.

They could have just sent it with the smaller box; it also had bubble wrap in both boxes.

City from above - picture I’ve drawn recently.

City from above - picture I’ve drawn recently.

Found motivation to finally change the sandpaper for the first time on the disk sander.

Found motivation to finally change the sandpaper for the first time on the disk sander.

Autumn is starting (two mushrooms in our lawn).

Autumn is starting (two mushrooms in our lawn).

Review of Borderline – Book one of the Arcadia Project series)

Borderline (The Arcadia Project) by Mishell Baker 📚 is a rather short book which went onto my reading list, I think while browsing Amazon the other day. Due to travel plans for the weekend, I needed something new to read, so I gave it a shot. I only realized after half of the book that this is sort of a detective/crime solving novel, a genre I usually avoid. It was a lucky happenstance as otherwise, I would have missed out of a good book and possible series.

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Review Twenty Thousand Leagues Under

I’ve read Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas by Jules Verne.📚 when I was a child quite some time ago and decided it is time for a reread. It is still a beautiful book to read, but I completely forgot that it consists of mostly listing of fish and other beast living in the sea. I’m not sure if as a child I was riding an abridged version of this book. As I remembered it as being quite an action-packed, which this book is not. So there was some skipping involved in reading this book – something I usually don’t do an feel quite bad about :-(

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On the London Eye.

On the London Eye.

Off to London for the Weekend.

Off to London for the Weekend.

Home grown kiwi from my parents garden.

Home grown kiwi from my parents garden.

Finally finished and delivered my latest project.

Finally finished and delivered my latest project.

Review Children of the Mind

The last book in the Ender series (Children of the Mind📚) and the second best in my opinion after the first part. I’ve started reading this book and did not realize how fast I was reading it when I’ve next looked at the page counter, and it was already up to 75 percent.

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No luck so far. But found a train instead.

No luck so far. But found a train instead.

A monster drawn by my daughter today. The first time she used an alternating color pattern.

A monster drawn by my daughter today. The first time she used an alternating color pattern.

Fog by the river.

Fog by the river.

This was a productive weekend. Spent two days in the shop and also finished and released another YouTube video. Oh and end ended reading my current book as well. Right now I’m happy.

Just picked up wood for my next project. Another table.

Just picked up wood for my next project. Another table.

Double rainbow – after the first longer rain this summer.

Double rainbow – after the first longer rain this summer.

Working on my hammock stand. Not quite finished but it works.

Working on my hammock stand. Not quite finished but it works.

First time sleeping outside with my daughter. 
All went well!

First time sleeping outside with my daughter. All went well!

I’m hungry. Let’s cook 😀

I’m hungry. Let’s cook 😀

Back from the wedding. It was beautiful.

Back from the wedding. It was beautiful.

Spring cleaning in summer :-) Better late then never.

Spring cleaning in summer :-) Better late then never.

Working on my next video.

Working on my next video.

Wow just found the Webmentions protocol. This looks interesting. And mir work for me ;-)

Working on a new movie for YouTube.  Notter sure if this will work out.

Working on a new movie for YouTube. Notter sure if this will work out.

Home office 👍

Home office 👍

And I’m nearly over my jetlag. I hope.

WWDC was an adventure!

Waiting until the circus presentation starts in the kindergarden.

First decent breakfast this week.

First decent breakfast this week.

Trying to get through the day somehow.

Trying to get through the day somehow.

Material for the next project.

Material for the next project.

Nice construction site.

Nice construction site.

Working on my next project. And testing image posting from the iPhone.

Working on my next project. And testing image posting from the iPhone.