Well it has become apparent that i'm an idiot. Firstly somehow in the confusion of moving house it would seem i have left the current clamp attached to the old house mains .... meaning my smart meter is now not so smart and i need a new current clamp.

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Well I knew moving was stressful, moving an entire house on your own is additionally stressful but actually agreeing on decor, layout, appliances and so on just notches it up to kill me now stress levels.

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Well after much deliberation (6 months!) i've gone and done it.... today i received an Amazon Echo. I'd read reviews, considered privacy, looked at alternatives thought about if i was comfortable talking to no one .. then realised i've been doing it for years

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moving house

Argh - that pretty much sums up the process of moving from rented to a mortgaged house. It should have been easy, i mean i'm a first time buyer, big deposit, no ties, no chain in the place i'm buying nothing at all could make the process falter.

Ha naive bugger

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info overload

Information overload - over the years i've collected terabytes of data in different forms, books, cd's, pdf's, word documents, emails and so on. Finding that one bit of critical info is a pain, my work laptop has over 45g of standards, specifications and so on stuff that should be referenced yet because it is often buried in subdirs or perhaps i've given the document i created a title which made sense at the time but months/years later means nothing i cannot find that which i need. [Read More]

Done. Moved to hugo

Well its done, the move to hugo has been started. Cannot say it is finished because there will be errors and always something to learn but i've removed wordpress and copied the hugo generated files to the host and thats now being served. Hopefully it will mean more updates (like this) but also clearer content besides as mentioned before i like the "old" feel as it harkens to the early days of bulletin boards (eg fidonet) and the young internet when the content to bullshit ratio was significantly different. [Read More]

quick & dirty rename

Sorting out everything for the transition to hugo and the wordpress plugins had created multiple copies of images in all different sizes I only need the main size plus the 150x150 as a thumbnail

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