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Because deep down there is a little geek in me that needs some air.

Sat down this evening to write my daily post (it has been a week now since I wrote that I would and so far I’ve been sticking it with it) and saw that a big new WordPress release was available to download. Version 2.3 For those that don’t know what the significance of that is, it’s the software I use to publish this blog with.

So just 2o hours after it has become available I’m up and running with the latest version. Having done so I discovered I had 7 plug-ins (enhancements to the basic software) that needed updating so set about downloading, uploading and installing them as well. I only use 4 of them really and only two of them have a visual impact on my posts but still. My blog is now as new as it can get under the hood. Wonderful.

Now as I have done all that the hour I was going to spend on thinking up what to post about and then posting it has all but gone. So that’s it for today. If my blog was a car I’d be feeling pretty pleased for having put it through a a routine service. Now for the tags…

By monaxle

Dad to four boys. Married to their mum. A satisficer. Lifelong cyclist, wannabe nomad, casual snapper and music lover. Occasional glimmers of creativity. Left field, anti establishment and non conformist tendencies. Green politics. Employment in mental health and children and adults social care. Open to learning, development and growth. Often get things wrong. Sometimes getting them right.

Current digital profile along the lines of #Mastodon, #Ubuntu, #NextcloudPi, #Thunderbird, #LibreOffice, #Gimp, #DigiKam, #KeePassXC, #Brave and #StandardNotes. It’s all #foss to me.

Views and opinions are my own or plagiarised and/or paraphrased from elsewhere. Whether these are right, wrong, misinformed or inspired is pretty much down to chance and your own judgement. Be well, be happy, be safe.

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