What I have installed on my laptop

Up until this week I was using my own Macbook Pro (2011) for work, but I recently switched to a brand new company Macbook Pro.

Before I got started setting it up, I made a list of all the essential software that I wanted to re-download. I surprised myself with how short the list was; a lot of stuff is cloud-y or semi-cloudy now, but I also apparently like to keep things more streamlined than in the past.

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How to get out of a blogging rut

Winter feels like it’s been dragging on for ever. I don’t know about you, but I’m beginning to go through phases where I don’t feel very motivated to blog.

So what better way to get out of a rut than by going meta and blogging about it? Having sat down and thought about what I can do to boost my motivation, I realised it might help someone else if I wrote a post about it. Here’s my advice; please drop a comment at the end of the post with your own tips!

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Is it ever possible to be happy with your website?

One of the things I love most about the web is also one of the things I hate the most: everything is a work in progress.

I love that you always have the chance to be better, but I hate the fact that I can’t just tick something off my list as ‘done’, permanently.

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9 days in pictures (kind of)

If you know me or have read my blog before, you probably know that a lot of my hobbies and activites are done in the evenings and weekends due to having a full-time nine to half five kind of job. My last few blog posts have been blogging-related and a bit vague on personal stuff, so here’s an old school round up of how the past nine days have been,1 minus the work stuff!


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  1. I meant to do a week, but I got too busy to blog.