Yikes! A big part of me wants to just ignore March until the end of April. But the rest of me knows that if I do that, chances are the whole task will be too overwhelming and I will just give up. So, better later than never.

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Still listening

A month on, and my little program to suck up and display the podcasts I have listened to is working well, but not perfectly. It still sometimes duplicates an entry it has already created, and I have been having a difficult time trying to work out why.

One simple reason for the difficulty is that...

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Action!

Originally published 05-04-2008

racing car with number 26 At a meeting yesterday morning we discussed a shared workspace. The Chair preferred email, "because people prefer action items, and an email in your inbox you can take action on. Going to a shared workspace you can ignore."

Well yes, if it weren't that...

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Sucking up the podcasts I've listened to

Days to save minutes

Finally, I have succeeded in importing all the podcasts I have listened to with the Overcast app, at least as far back as May 2018.

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Eating a legend

My meeting with the Mangalitza

Until recently, the Mangalitza, or Mangalitsa, or Mangalica pig was the stuff of stories for me. This woolly pig, first selected in Hungary, has been raved about as a very tasty pig indeed, a breed whose salvation lay in being eaten more widely. On a couple of trips to Hungary I did keep half an eye open for it, but at least on my sketchy investigations it appeared to be without honour in its own country.

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