Just another month, really, which has flown by. There've been some warm harbingers of spring and some icy, damp reminders of winter. Paid work has been fine, although I seem to have lost control of keeping my podcast pipeline flowing. A bit more deliberately active. Covid-19 had no impact on the month, although I have had to cancel one brief trip in March.

Highlights of the month:

  • A terrific chilli party featuring my own home-grown and dried ancho peppers
  • Submitted my paper for the Dublin Gastronomy Festival
  • Two days in Naples, with Norma at the Teatro San Carlo
  • Joined Lyceum.fm, which may yet prove to be an error of judgement
  • Got Bise working for useful site visitor stats


Weight down a bit, sleep up a bit,



  • Walking with sticks: 3
  • Reading: 21
  • Steps (avge): 9841 (down slightly)
  • Podcasts: 37
  • 7-minutes: 6


  • Walking with sticks: 0
  • Reading: 20
  • Steps (avge): 10121 (up quite a bit)
  • Podcasts: 44 (Serious catching up)
  • 7-minutes: 0


Chugging along nicely, after taking it easy in January. The drop in Admin and ETP reflects a bit more paid work, which is also nice.

Hours logged per month

  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018

Percent of logged hours: 2020

  • Admin
  • Eat This Podcast

As promised last month, I have relegated previous years to an archive page.


Only four new posts in January, one of which was a bit of a cheat because it mainly drew attention to some of the six (pathetic) older posts I brought in. They were:


None, really, except for this strange inability to fill the podcast pipeline. I ought to update Grav too.

Final remarks

I've got a lot to do this month.

Here's the table

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Month Total Daily Admin % ETP % Other %
2020-01 89.25 5.25 48 19 43

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