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2020-10-27: Tua madre fa una pizza terribile and other interesting things about your mum

2020-10-25: State Required Bedtime - I get it, we’re all done with COVID-19

2020-10-24: Moved the BBS website to gemini with some HTTP2Gemini voodoo, now mirroring the content over on the …

2020-10-24: I’m in that I want to do things, but I’m far too tired to get them done stage. And it is …

2020-10-23: I caved and bought a new TV to replace my long lived one that passed away recently

2020-10-21: It’s 45 minutes to state required bed time and I’m far enough from my house to start to …

2020-10-17: Not married but willing to be!

2020-10-17: Long Live ON.GY - a tale of blowing cash for nostalgia

2020-10-16: Update : no sirens, Macron / Hildago disappoint again

2020-10-16: oh and if 2020 wasn’t too much already, terrorism is coming back.

2020-10-16: Also today is not my day, left late for lunch, métro was stuck two stations away making me ultra …

2020-10-16: Curfew starts in 38 minutes and I will be thoroughly disappointed if the government don’t …

2020-10-14: My gemini server decided to crash out today, but it’s back online. Huzzah

2020-10-10: If anybody is interested in starting a random meme group (I have loads) on delta.chat with me, ping …

2020-10-07: Literally the best part of 2020 is ordering the Ben Cohen 2021 calendar

2020-10-04: Back in BCN The glorious, but short return to BCN

2020-10-03: Very much living the mañana experience today, woke up rather early, just chilled a bit, then slowly …

2020-10-02: I thought Hydroxychloroquine was the miracle cure ¯_(ツ)_/¯

2020-09-27: Genuinely considering whether or not I call a DKIM sector yomommaisagoblin

2020-09-27: Little Miss Kaja is storming about on the bed for whatever reason, meanwhile I’ve located some …

2020-09-19: Watching trashy scifi from the 90s and very early 2000s is my new life

2020-09-18: Fat cat is snoring her brains out on the pillow next to me, for something so small she’s loud

2020-09-18: Moving LJ.GL a little story about moving a hosting account and the new choice of with (.gl) or …

2020-09-18: Things I’m watching many years too late, TekWar

2020-09-16: Thank you for coming to my TED Talk, and yes I had the pleasure of wasting my time with one of these …

2020-09-16: All kinds of fraud are evil, but this type is pretty violent, thankfully most of these scammers are …

2020-09-16: For anybody in the LGBTQ+ category, scammers aren’t really up to speed on gay sex, so if your …

2020-09-16: There are of course many other signs, some that I can share and some that, well, working in AML and …

2020-09-16: Top tip for dating scammers : I know French isn’t easy, but try not to forget your sex. Big …

2020-09-13: I’ve done a thing for anybody who wants to self host a gopher / gemini / BBS server but …

2020-09-13: A Billion Stairs Climbed a tale of climbing stairs in a château

2020-09-13: You really see the difference that confinement and remote work makes on your body when you’re …

2020-09-12: There were many stairs, but when admission is 11€50, you do them all

2020-09-06: The little lady is refusing to come in and it’s not exactly warm out

2020-09-06: Many things to do

2020-09-06: Speaking of random things, having seen a film review on the socials, it reminded me how much of a …

2020-09-06: 2020 has been a ball of shit, but if one good thing has come out of it, it’s the fact that …

2020-09-05: Been staring at screens all day trying to muster up a plan to update something. I did not, I did …

2020-08-29: Fixing Up Errythang - Doing a bit of work on the web for the lelz

2020-08-29: New Year, New Journal a blog post on the new version of my blog, run on Logarion

2020-08-23: Currently reworking my file areas on the BBS and mirroring them to the Web and Gopher sites. Never …

2020-08-22: The best part of the weekend, every television station is full of Policiers / Pompiers / …

2020-08-22: Part 2 of this is working out how I can get cloudflare or PHP to redirect visitors to the closest …

2020-08-22: I made a few changes to my website ec.je by adding a couple of extra mirrors (might as well use all …

2020-08-20: Anybody else out there using delta.chat?

2020-08-10: I have no idea what happened here, but my YouTube feed went from comedic video game plays and low …

2020-08-08: I’m currently waiting to get my haircut, which usually gives me anxiety at the best of times. …

2020-08-08: Currently avoiding my adult responsibilities by merging all my Logarion archives in to one big …

2020-08-07: I call this one Shitty Kitty Cam

2020-08-02: The great thing about living in Europe, is you can do stupid shit like last minute booking a trip to …

2020-08-02: #mbaug Blast from the past, Bristol 2012

2020-08-01: This #mbaug is perfect for little madame, it’s her favourite looking direction 🐦

2020-08-01: I finally booked a holiday, going to try my hand at the classic camping and traverse the country in …

2020-07-21: What a surprise Uber didn’t delete any of my account details, still can’t contact their …

2020-07-19: Some of the problems with running a home server is things can go down. My mail server dropped off …

2020-07-19: Window latch problem solved today, I also cleaned out what could be another cat entirely out of the …

2020-07-19: I’m determined if there is a confinement v2, I shall indeed shave my head. Quarantine hair is …

2020-07-19: Turns out spag bol was indeed in my future

2020-07-19: Tonight’s tv / film viewing has been somewhere between that looks nice and meh. Deciding on …

2020-07-18: I should really be doing real world things, but here I find myself wrapped up in the digital world …

2020-07-17: I have found my job for tomorrow, clean the aircon unit, try to fix the window latch, crawl out of …

2020-07-08: Changed the server gopher.is lives on, Geomyidae is going in to hibernation soon. Content obvs not …

2020-07-08: Why am I now only finding out about neocities.org?

2020-07-05: I’m doing some work on various things today, re-organising which mail server does what, …

2020-07-05: The one day I sleep in, everything goes :poopfire: 😅

2020-07-04: In 2020 to get a single viagra spam in the slew of Coronaspam reminds me of the good old days

2020-07-03: A sneak peak of the old server farm : Top : mailcow Middle : WildDuck Bottom : BBS

2020-07-03: Trying out mailcow.email on an older server, it’s got some good points but not as easy to pgp …

2020-06-30: Because my email set-up is somewhat complex, the renaming is now done : Outbound MTA …

2020-06-30: I’ve also renamed all my internal machines under the mmn.lgbt domain, and in hindsight I …

2020-06-30: Of course the image didn’t quite upload…

2020-06-30: It’s pride week, so I re-registered mmn.lgbt and decided to rename the computer the BBS is …

2020-06-30: Blast from the past, Durand’s CommunityWare, one of the things I used in the 90s for a rather …

2020-06-29: wcOnline bonked out last night, so just restarted the BBS. Should be A-OK now.

2020-06-26: Got a leafnode server setup for the BBS, so it can collect it’s usual fayre and to try and …

2020-06-21: Just pushing a small change out to mmn.on.ca, so locked the VM entirely between regenerating …

2020-06-20: So of course Uber still refuses to refund the full amount of the missing item and thanks me for my …

2020-06-20: Meanwhile Kaja just be chillin’

2020-06-20: Had a little poke around the gopher server, trying to map out how I want to make it better since …

2020-06-20: So Ubereats decided that providing an unacceptable service is fine, and ripping me off for a missing …

2020-06-20: My birthday it is not, like not even close, and @fitbit has been spamming me in English and in …

2020-06-19: No wait, postfix is killing itself now 🙄

2020-06-18: I’m having a battle of wills with CipherMail, but at least it’s running

2020-06-15: Sometimes the small things in life do the greatest changes HandleLidSwitch=ignore

2020-06-14: The new mail server seems to be doing the job, stable, and with a little tinkering, is relaying …

2020-06-14: Been trying my hand at installing WildDuck.email server again, seeing as I got a spare server now. …

2020-06-14: Install Ubuntu server, encrypt disk because we’re good people, do security updates, all done! …

2020-06-13: Importing my entire WP instance to Hugo was both a good and bad move. Good because everything is …

2020-06-13: The whole computer noped out earlier on VNC as well, so I had to bring up backup interface TV 😅

2020-06-13: The BBS is acting up again, so imma have to go reboot that

2020-06-13: Just woke up, perusing the old interwebs (actually connected to BBOARD on SDF) and I found this …

2020-06-12: It’s friday and you all know what that means ! It’s time for the 48 hour Antarctic …

2020-06-12: I’m glad I did a pull of all my posts from LJ over to a Hugo friendly one. I’m presently …

2020-06-12: I just did a big old change to mmn.on.ca, I’ve moved the hosting to my main website (thnx …

2020-06-12: Did not notice all the work I was doing on mmn.vg was getting reposted here. I moved in a lot of …

2020-06-07: She’s hunting a bird in the tree, hiding behind the cat grass

2020-06-06: In the spirit of doing things : Periodic Update - June Edition can also be found via …

2020-06-06: In other news, this is a photo of the little lady I took last night. Adorbs.

2020-06-06: This is the problem with doing nice things on the internet, it’s generally full of jerks who …

2020-06-06: Some jackass got ml.gy flagged for malware and only two subdomains were ever flagged for SPAM by …

2020-06-06: Reminding me of things to do, I really need to push some stuff on to gopher.is as well. Also, seeing …

2020-06-06: The internet is quite intense in 2020 and I’ve got to do life things today. Already got the …

2020-06-05: I’ve surfaced from a long week in a Jira bubble, it’s wonderful, yet such an arse ache …

2020-05-31: Ugh can’t sleep, so many ideas. I’m stepping up my game here, the official greeting to …

2020-05-31: I wish to prove my own point here, as the story was in fact written by Niklas and any coincidental …

2020-05-31: Writing fictional corporate propaganda whilst tired was a lot more difficult than I expected. I fear …

2020-05-31: Just when you thought I was done writing garbage on the internet, boum, I present The ACME …

2020-05-30: I got bored, so I created a fake multinational enterprise. I’m proud of my work here acme.lu

2020-05-24: All her things outside today so she can enjoy the weather

2020-05-24: Oh lol the relay mx server hasn’t been responding for some time now. Good thing bbs.ec …

2020-05-24: Done a bit of a change to the bbs.ec site (in fairness also ec.je) to more align with hating …

2020-05-23: Her Majesty is having a nice little afternoon

2020-05-18: Ugh, Ubuntu Disco is very dead and now I can’t upgrade my gopher server at all 😐

2020-05-17: Me : Make one small error on a URL in config.toml. Hugo for the 8th time in the last hour :

2020-05-17: How did I not know this was happening ?!

2020-05-17: I’m trying to Hugo a version of my journal that I exported from WordPress. See if I can get me …

2020-05-16: Micro Challenge 7/7 - Barrio Gótico, Barcelona (Catalunya) 📷🌈 #mbmay

2020-05-16: What do Since I made uldl.org pretty much what it needed to be I’ve done a couple things, not really …

2020-05-16: Found my old old old website in the web archive and it is so late 90s realness 😅

2020-05-16: Micro Challenge 6/7 - El Poblenou, Barcelona (Catalunya) 📷🌈 #mbmay

2020-05-15: 2021 be like…

2020-05-15: Micro Challenge 5/7 - Mairie de Dhuizon (41) 🇫🇷 📷🌈 #mbmay

2020-05-14: If you don’t believe me that basically the only people to use the +1 number space are robots, …

2020-05-14: Some of the more interesting things I’ve done today is get Nomorobo setup on my voice 416 …

2020-05-14: Micro Challenge 4/7 - Château de Chambord 🇫🇷 📷🌈 #mbmay

2020-05-13: Micro Challenge 3/7 - Kick back to 2017 (Paris 2ème) 🇫🇷 📷🌈 #mbmay

2020-05-12: Still awake so I did some terrible ASCII art for one of the HELLO.BBS screens #port70

2020-05-12: Micro Challenge 2/7 - Oslo (again) 🇳🇴 📷🌈 #mbmay

2020-05-11: 📷 Micro Challenge - Oslo 🇳🇴

2020-05-09: And if she thinks she’s not under constant supervision, she is wrong

2020-05-09: Her second outdoor ban (heat cycle) has been lifted, and already she’s looking to start shit …

2020-05-09: Honest is the best policy, I guess. X-Pm-Spamscore: 2 X-Pm-Spam-Action: dunno

2020-05-09: I’m a terrible SysOp, I’ve only just got around to writing the BBS newsletter, like 24 …

2020-05-08: Always watching something this one

2020-05-08: Cat corner is a success, finally something she likes

2020-05-08: Thanks Amazon 👏

2020-05-08: Of course the teryaki sauce that wasn’t cheap would do a spectacular swan dive from the top …

2020-05-08: Trying to plan my post lockdown trip, obviously can’t book anything right now since everything …

2020-05-06: I also forgot to show the efforts of my early morning Marie Konto style re-organisation

2020-05-06: Trying to work out if I can head down south next month, I need to escape Paris to the middle of …

2020-05-04: Couldn’t sleep so started to rearrange my flat

2020-05-03: Little lady got her outdoor fountain, and privlidges to be outside again after the incident. She …

2020-05-03: Ze #BBS is having a reboot, soz bot that is trying to fr34k my telnet port

2020-05-03: Another year, another greeting from my board ☺️

2020-05-03: Had a cheeky smoke out front of the building, completely dead in the middle of Paris at 1h in the …

2020-05-02: I love seeing apps jack up their prices for European markets. Oh it’s 8 dollars, awesome, mais …

2020-05-02: In other news, I’ve got to take down the BBS for a bit, corrupted file in message base 0 🙄

2020-05-02: I’ve got to keep clear of the Facebooks and Twitters. The comments are literally making me …

2020-04-26: Not terrible, although not good either. Needed much more sugar.

2020-04-26: I’m making doughnuts, might be mising an ingredient or two, and possibily winging it

2020-04-24: Oh boy www.nbcnews.com/politics/…

2020-04-24: Adventures in quarantine sleeping : I got a warning from my fitbit for not sleeping at all for a …

2020-04-22: 👋@netflix what’s the chance we could kill the “are you still here?” thing for a …

2020-04-22: Um, real talk, what day is it today ?!?!

2020-04-22: I had to have an hour long negotiation with Kaja today, a neighbouring cat came near her space, so …

2020-04-21: Anybody have any idea how to get rid of ants without poison? My cat garden has ants living somewhere …

2020-04-20: It’s tax season, and like every declaration I vaguely have no idea what I’m doing here

2020-04-19: I’ve been in a mega reading trance over the past 24 hours, and now I’m sad. I’ve …

2020-04-17: 🍔 time

2020-04-15: My morning routine : - Téléachat - Kids shows - Téléachat - Kids shows - Téléachat - Replay of …

2020-04-15: It’s been so long since I’ve used my Fitbit Aria that it’s struggling to remember …

2020-04-14: I can clearly still flip a 🍔

2020-04-13: Finally things are up, working, and looking good ! I announce my new centralised, and streamlined …

2020-04-13: The biggest move is obviously my site lj.gl right now, seems to be successful but I’ve had to …

2020-04-12: Finally after many hours, I’m pulling together a single Wordpress install for everything. …

2020-04-12: Le sigh, I found a great .com domain on backorder but it seems fate is not having any of it …

2020-04-11: No matter what anybody says, taking apart your air conditioner is a terrible idea, even to clean it. …

2020-04-11: Lockdown waiting is the hardest thing ever, something happening at 4h you want to watch ? Tough, …

2020-04-11: I lit up Miss Kaja’s garden for the night (and had to buy more candles to do so), so of course …

2020-04-11: I never thought this cuerentena would bring us to stop speaking moistly but it has, and there is a …

2020-04-11: Certainly this is one way to get out of the monotony of la cuerentena …

2020-04-11: In the spirit of spring cleaning, I’m securing my domains further. I started with mmn.on.ca by …

2020-04-11: One of my neighbours is drunk house partying on his own, mad props

2020-04-10: I also gave Miss Katze another candle for her night garden, but it seems she’d rather camp out …

2020-04-10: I got up to a few things today, I managed to get back a domain from when I was much younger, I put …

2020-04-10: Came up for a bit of breath since my Kindle arrived today, I’ve so far got through two books …

2020-04-06: I managed to get an order in to KFC before it vanished back off of Uber Eats into the ether. It felt …

2020-04-06: That was a wild ride

2020-04-05: J’ai lu 78% de ce livre et je pense que vous pourriez l’apprécier : “Every Grain …

2020-04-05: Currently reading: Every Grain of Sand: a memoir by David P Wichman 📚

2020-04-05: Miss Kaja’s been chilling in the sun bbs.yt/album/cat…

2020-04-05: She’s just doing as she do 🐱

2020-04-05: This cuerentena got me buying a Kindle

2020-04-04: I think it’s safe to say as a species we’re just fucked at this point …

2020-04-04: I was having an issue logging into one of my web apps, I cleared my cache, killed all my cookies, …

2020-04-04: When I went out earlier on my Tabac hunt, there were a surprising amount of people out and about. …

2020-04-03: Avec plus des #hashtags : Cher Twittosphère, j’ai appelé de nombreux #tabacs dans la quartier et …

2020-04-03: Cher Twittosphère, J’ai appelé de nombreux tabacs dans la quartier et aucun ne répond, …

2020-04-01: OBVIOUSLY ONE CRASHES OUT

2020-04-01: Now connecting to all the WP instances I run to update each bloody one before I get a tonne of …

2020-04-01: Oh joy, another wordpress update

2020-04-01: Sitting in bed listening to the radio while on my laptop, literally it’s like being in the 90s …

2020-04-01: Living vicariously though that time before the lockdown, I got around to uploading some of the pix …

2020-04-01: I’ve got to the point of listening to literally every reggaeton playlist on spotify. Sorry not …

2020-03-28: I’ve started watching Danish TV dramas. I don’t even speak Danish. #quarantinelyfe

2020-03-20: I might be going a tiny bit crazay #lockdown

2020-03-18: At least somebody can go outside

2020-03-17: Working from home has affected one of us more than the other

2020-03-17: Helpful tips for the next 15 days

2020-03-16: Everybody be panic buying toilet roll and pasta today. People gotta calm the fuck down pls

2020-03-15: I restarted my Palace Server because I’ve run out of things to do in the homestead.

2020-03-14: The only good thing about corona is literally every thirst trap on Instagram have gone in to …

2020-03-14: When we said goodbye to 🇳🇴 because of Covid-19.

2020-03-12: This week has been interesting (hashtag 😷 hashtag 💩) I’ll do a real post later, but anyways, …

2020-03-05: Free single handedly ruined my 100% uptime streak with 18 hours of downtime, Merci Free.

2020-03-05: Although now I have to write a letter using a form (as if we’re not in 2020) to try and demand …

2020-03-05: Considering my appointment this morning for the fixing of my fibre was at 8h to 10h, I’m quite …

2020-03-04: My BBS and gopher.is are down right now because my fibre doesn’t seem to be working since …

2020-03-03: Steam is a load of shite, got a text that somebody is trying to login as me. So I go an change the …

2020-03-02: If you didn’t already need a reason to move off your big social media platforms, you may have …

2020-03-01: She’s surprisingly unamused by this

2020-02-29: I’ll need to take down the BBS at some point this weekend for half an hour, it’s file lock time and …

2020-02-23: Got bored, stayed up late, and redid bbs.ec

2020-02-22: Getting back in to some text based realness, found myself down the rabbit hole of articles, …

2020-02-22: 2/2 It got me remembering about some of my setups back in the day, living on St Claire Avenue and …

2020-02-22: Spending a little time with the angry one, she’s insisted that I pet her whilst demanding that …

2020-02-22: Let’s play Find The Feline, first prize is a surprise attack

2020-02-22: I think my #BBS is having some issues with file locks again, I just had to restart it. So BBS.ec …

2020-02-16: I’ve left the window open all day, but as I’m preparing for bed, suddenly she’s …

2020-02-15: I decided to start a phlog on gopher.is, I also upload the writings to the Web using Markdown. Not …

2020-02-15: Try to do a thing and this is what I have to deal with

2020-02-15: I really need to work a bit more on gopher.is but I’m not too sure what I should be doing …

2020-02-13: One thing I like about the retro computing days is that anybody could learn code on those things, …

2020-02-12: Welcome back to Paris, trains stop from the airport early unannounced. Two left, one cancelled, just …

2020-02-11: There is a high probability I’ll need to learn Spanish or Catalan 🇪🇦 (obvs no Catalunya emoji)

2020-02-11: There is a high probability I’ll need to learn Spanish or Catalan 🇪🇦 (obvs no Catalunya emoji)

2020-02-09: Until à few minutes ago this is how we were living the Barcelona dream 😂

2020-02-09: After many many hours and some old chap trying to tap the electricity out of the wires himself, WE …

2020-02-09: We’re currently sat in 1850 without power, which is appearently a regular occurrence in 2020 …

2020-02-09: Manufacturer 1, Warranty 0

2020-02-04: Sunrise over BCN

2020-01-30: I’ve been on the interwebs for a while, and every so often LiveJournal will remind me.

2020-01-28: If it doesn’t spark joy, blow it up.

2020-01-28: I found that Canal Séries has Season 1-3 of Versailles, not entirely sure if this is a TV show or …

2020-01-26: So just cleaning out Kaja’s water bowl and changing the filter I empty out the water in to the …

2020-01-25: Little update about why my WordPress is going a tiny bit slow : eu.sb/peanut-bu… …

2020-01-25: Decided to give write.as a try with eu.sb and it seems to be alright. Only hold back is no app for …

2020-01-25: I’ve got Miss Kaja à random sélection of treats, which in theory is great but in practice, …

2020-01-24: In a world full of bad news, there is finally some good bbc.in/30F2UPx

2020-01-21: I guess now this has died down in the news, I can post this with impunity

2020-01-21: Today I got bubble tea twice this afternoon, and I have zero shame🥤

2020-01-20: After sending in my letter August 2018, having my appointment September 2019, today January 2020 I …

2020-01-19: I set up (finally) an uptime page for the servers I got running - status.ec.je

2020-01-19: Nothing like a WordPress crash out to make a calm Sunday totally not calm.

2020-01-19: Obviously it’s late here in Paris (01h19) so this isn’t a right now thing, but I am …

2020-01-19: ThE dReAdEd MSVCR100.DLL ErRoR Microslop at it’s finest

2020-01-18: Miss Kaja is currently in the most rancid of moods, turns out keeping her up all day was counter …

2020-01-18: The tiny angry one is giving me evils from the bed. It looks like I’ll be sleeping standing up …

2020-01-18: If you haven’t heard Syphus, then you ain’t lived syphus.bandcamp.com 🎵

2020-01-18: Huzzah ! mmn.on.ca is back online, the SSL cert was pretty quick to get activated.

2020-01-18: One is unamused as usual

2020-01-18: I am also fully aware mmn.on.ca is uncontactable for the moment, it’s moving over to …

2020-01-18: Finished reading: Brown Girl in the Ring by Nalo Hopkinson 📚

2020-01-18: Want to read: Sot.com by Wille Kuutti 📚

2020-01-18: Ignore me, the app is a little lagged…

2020-01-18: I could have sworn I just posted something

2020-01-18: I’m currently disturbing Miss Katze’s plans today, it turns out that even though her …

2020-01-18: Getting my head around micro.blog

2019-03-11: Giving this a shot, showing off my



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