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First 10 Years of My Reading Log

First 10 Years of My Reading Log

I have been logging the books I have read for ten years. This post will summarise what I've been reading and how that has changed over the last ten years.

My 2023 Reading Log

My 2023 Reading Log

I am happy to report that I met my 2022 goal to read more fiction this year. After a slow start to 2023, I managed a reasonable year including a couple of large tomes I've had on my list for a long time.

(An End to) VAR Life

(An End to) VAR Life

My reflections on nearly 20 years with OPENXTRA Limited a Value Added Reseller I co-founded all the way back in early 2003.

My 2022 Reading Log

My 2022 Reading Log

Thankfully COVID-19 hasn't intruded too much into 2022 but I've still managed an above average reading year. I read a total of 15 books during 2022. Of the 15 books read during 2022, 11 were non-fiction. My goal for 2023 is to read more fiction.

My Worst Nightmare Revisited

It is a testament to how far consumer electronics has come in the last 15 years that I don't get pestered any more about fixing PCs.

Manual vs automated process

You have a one off task you need to do. There's an automated process you can build to achieve the end result or you could do the process manually. How do you decide which route to go down?

My 2021 Reading Log

My 2021 Reading Log

Another strange COVID-19 affected year, another above average reading year. I read a total of 12 books during 2021. Of the 12 books, 8 were non-fiction. Seems to be a bit of a trend I've noticed.

My 2020 Reading Log

My 2020 Reading Log

It has been a strange year. Reading wise it has been slightly above average with another good year for non-fiction. Not sure why non-fiction is doing so well. I just find books that cast a light into areas I don't know well absolutely compelling. If the unread books on my kindle are any guide, then I doubt this trend will be going away any time soon.

Handy scripts for testing your Hugo website

Whilst developing this website and porting it over to Hugo, I have written a few handy scripts to help me test the site for errors. I am going to present the scripts with a little explanation about what each script achieves so maybe you can use them too.