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2021-10-19: I started the solution to my previous post, I created The Eternal Archive which is in IPFS space. …

2021-10-17: I need to revisit the project of pulling all my old LiveJournal posts and properly archiving them …

2021-10-17: I did not realise that the gemini server had been offline for so long. I’d normally get …

2021-10-13: Yey I did it (and all the links are broken cos I did it all fixed like)

2021-10-13: Trying to work out how I push OH.MG into the IPFS sphere, still barely any idea but I’m …

2021-10-02: I’ve done it, well most of it, the BBS’ domain has been changed to free.mg and next step …

2021-10-02: I need to plan things better, I trigger purchased a domain, set it up, changed my mind, and now I …

2021-10-02: I had to shutdown the BBS server for about 15 minutes, something has started to seize a connection …

2021-10-01: I’ve got to do some work on the BBS over the weekend, some of the mail areas are acting up …

2021-09-30: Ô.LU has also been updated, not sure when that’ll go live though

2021-09-30: Five weeks later, my ISP got their shit together and I can say that OH.MG is back !

2021-09-26: In the sea of bad news, there is good. When I setup the BBS machine in the new flat, the modem …

2021-09-25: Every so often I hear about the Drop Bear, today more than once

2021-09-25: Pour une raison inconnue @freebox ne semble pas pouvoir se connecter à mon internet. Je vis au …

2021-09-25: I love it when @free just not tell me shit and I get a surprise 🥰 “Accusé/Réception de la …

2021-09-17: Free Saga : cancelled the appointment yesterday afternoon, won’t activate my ADSL line, wall …

2021-09-15: I’ve been left without Internet for three weeks, two failed installs, and one again on Friday …

2021-09-15: OK, awesome, so you get to fuck around, but if I ask for something it’s rude 🙄🖕

2021-09-15: The part that really got me is when I pushed them to at least get the ADSL switched on, I was told …

2021-09-15: More glorious fun with Free today, they showed up to install then vanished without telling me. Still …

2021-09-13: BBS Offline due to internet feckup - OH.MG

2021-09-04: Only problem with that is sometimes the sound becomes desynchronised and it’s absolutely weird …

2021-09-04: I’ve also improvised TV, streaming from a laptop, HDMI cable out, then use bluetooth to …

2021-09-04: Still without real internet so I’m improvising

2021-08-30: Things are much more settled now with the lights on, still running of 4G, but at least I don’t …

2021-08-30: Oof, so they came to install the fibre to find out what shit fuckery another company pulled to make …

2021-08-30: No longer will I have to live by candle light, for I finally have electrcity in my house

2021-08-27: Kaja has been pretty chill about the situation today considering, I’m not exactly pleased …

2021-08-27: will they just fuck off already, especially Les Fucking “Patriotes”

2021-08-27: Her tempertantrums are the part of this whole affair I was dreading the most, and I haven’t …

2021-08-27: Agency forgot we had the état des lieux to do so all postponed to this afternoon. Started to get …

2021-08-25: The things I’ve just had to do to get internet access tonight is a fucking joke, I’m …

2021-08-23: Hooray, my Internet has been cut off a week early. Merci Free 👏

2021-08-21: I don’t know why, but I really hate the word “automagically”

2021-08-18: At some point in the next 2 weeks I need to take down OH.MG for a couple days as I physically move …

2021-08-15: and of course we have Kaja, she gets enraged about me moving things and cleaning up. So I have to …

2021-08-15: I found, got accepted by, and will be signing for a new appartement next week. I haven’t …

2021-08-08: I did not realise the perfect flat exists until I’ve seen it last night, now I must live …

2021-08-07: I was really concerned with all the plague parades around that when traffic was stopped and there …

2021-08-06: For the lolz I made Vaovao OH.MG® using a new template with the same content. It’s a fat load, …

2021-08-06: Of course this doesn’t mean defeat, I’m going to try and strip it down as much as …

2021-08-06: My current site is about 83kb give or take because of some link backs I have to webrings and link …

2021-08-06: I want to change the HTML template of OH.MG and I found a good looking one but it’s so meaty. …

2021-08-02: I’ve started using twtxt and it’s a bit nice. oh.mg/twtxt.txt

2021-08-01: Lady Kaja is currently sheading because we had a short burst of warm weather, now that it’s …

2021-07-31: I had a nap earlier, so of course I’m going to be awake all night

2021-07-27: Pro-disease protesters and the far right seem to be hand in hand

2021-07-25: I can’t even associate it with accidentally watching a random video, all I’ve seen for a …

2021-07-25: No matter how much I block the channels and tell it I’m not interested, it’ll just find …

2021-07-25: Yet again Google’s algorithm is trying to seed in far right videos into my YT feed. Normally, …

2021-07-23: I’m also possibly going to try and build a version of OH.MG that is able to be run on classic …

2021-07-23: Looking at flats around my area, it’s a bit of a mixed bag, some really good ones and of …

2021-07-17: Le Walking Delta Variants

2021-07-14: The Rules of Acquisition an OH.MG essay on doing stupid shit under the influence, now with corrected …

2021-07-11: Become a sex object

2021-07-04: I tried this as well but apparently we’re uploading things in 1992 as it’s not going …

2021-07-04: Facebook seems to have totally locked me out of my own account, and I think this is the moment I was …

2021-07-03: To put it into context, I’ve had to do so many of these tests recently, my friends now use me …

2021-07-03: Today has been nothing but COVID related, get a PCR test, get the second vaccine, get the paperwork …

2021-06-26: I’m also not sure who submitted OH.MG to theforest.link but thank you kind person. I saw it in …

2021-06-26: I’m trying to convince my WhatsApp group (I KNOW) to do a podcast like its 2011

2021-06-20: Crypto seems to still be crashing, I’m still up, so I pulled out my funds and bought two …

2021-06-19: I thought I reset my #gemini server since the last down alert I got. Turns out I very much did not …

2021-06-13:

2021-06-13: Just spent an hour scrubbing two cat fountains only to be thanked by her majesty with a hiss for …

2021-05-31: I also really need to get my photo site properly up and running

2021-05-31: I have done so much walking this past few days I think my feet are going to fall off

2021-05-25: I’m feeling all the Pfizer side effects today

2021-05-23: Quite literally every time I post a link on here, these are the immediate visitors to the exact …

2021-05-23: My last task for the night is pulling off a copy all these posts and uploading them to OH.MG, I know …

2021-05-23: For anybody remotely interested in #eurovision at this point, the Press Conference is live

2021-05-23: Oh boy there are a bunch of Mastodon instances now synching with mine, and the whole night’s …

2021-05-23: That was wild #eurovision

2021-05-23: OH THE FACES OF THE JURY’S TOP VOTES #Eurovision

2021-05-23: This year’s voting is absolutely brutal #eurovision

2021-05-23: THAT WAS ICE COLD, at least he got a huge round of support in the auditorium #Eurovision

2021-05-23: LOL France fucked over Switzerland for their 12 points, I hope they take that personally next year …

2021-05-23: GET ON WITH IT SWEDEN #Eurovision

2021-05-23: FAKE NEWS THE EIFFEL TOWER ONLY FLASHES ON THE HOUR #Eurovision

2021-05-23: Malta looks pissed, probably should have hit it with 90% more French and it seems they could have …

2021-05-23: Lithuania isn’t every giving that up #eurovision

2021-05-23: If Italy doesn’t set fire to the place on their way out, they’re not rock and roll …

2021-05-23: Iceland just having a great time for the lolz #Eurovision

2021-05-23: Australia trying to to move into the vacuum created by #brexit, boss move guys, join the song …

2021-05-23: “You’re at the top of the score board” not for long Nikkie, the Jury has no taste …

2021-05-23: Estonia got robbed, I loved their last year’s entry #Eurovision

2021-05-22: And here we have why #GER should win this one #Eurovision, thank you Birdsite for delivering

2021-05-22: Lordi was 2006, holy shit bags I’m old #eurovision

2021-05-22: I guess it’s not #eurovision without Mans sexy pants around

2021-05-22: Did we just forget all the people who won the country competitions for the cancelled ESC 2020 ? …

2021-05-22: So wait only the orchistra need face masks ? Continuity guys, continuity #Eurovision

2021-05-22: Wasn’t that some socially distanced fun feat. Flo Rida. Off to the votes and my dirty socks …

2021-05-22: OK #SMR BETTER WIN JUST FOR THE WARDROBE #Eurovision

2021-05-22: Last one, I shant be commenting on the voting malarky this year for I have laundry that needs to be …

2021-05-22: That’s one way to get around the six on stage maximum rules on #Eurovision #SWE

2021-05-22: This isn’t exactly my cuppa tea music wise, but #SWE is getting a vote from me this year …

2021-05-22: An intermission from your friends at OH.MG - A nice recap of all my #Eurovision shit posting to …

2021-05-22: The greatest thing to come out of #ITA since literally food ever made in Italy #Eurovision

2021-05-22: I don’t know why I like this, maybe the Milli Vanilli fashion, but we like #NED giving it …

2021-05-22: Like genuinely #NOR it sounds better in Norwegian, so should have just ran with it #Eurovision

2021-05-22: I’m out of this one, I’ve heard the #NOR song in Norewgian and I really really really …

2021-05-22: OH YEAH IT WAS YOU #AZE #Eurovision

2021-05-22: Didn’t somebody do a diddy about Cleopatria before in #Eurovision not long ago #AZE ?

2021-05-22: Ironically as I pour my Pierrier in my Parisien flat, I send that message out into the void …

2021-05-22: Usual fayre from #FRA as expected, at least #SUI joined into the Francofest #NotByYourselfAtLeast …

2021-05-22: When the #ukr beat drops #Eurovision

2021-05-22: Her stare is like “I know where you live, vote now” and it’s everything #ukr …

2021-05-22: Imma break this app #Eurovision

2021-05-22: This song is literally #Eurovision and #LTU read the room before they showed up to win

2021-05-22: What else is getting old #BUL ? This song #Eurovision

2021-05-22: “Life is just dying slowly” and other happy songs from the nation of #BUL #Eurovision

2021-05-22: THE #FIN COMMENTATOR GETS 12 POINTS FOR THAT #Eurovision

2021-05-22: Of course she’s going to visit her neighbours #Den 🙄 #Eurovision

2021-05-22: AND HERE IS THE SHOW #FIN #Eurovision

2021-05-22: Gotta be careful #fin you might have rock peaked with Lordi so some big shoes to fill #Eurovision

2021-05-22: OK HANDS DOWN #GER I JUST SAW THAT AND I’M HERE FOR ALL OF IT #Eurovision

2021-05-22: I don’t hate this #ger but I am considering muting it #eurovision

2021-05-22: Oof that did not go as planned #mda #eurovision #letshopeforpittypoints

2021-05-22: Unintentional mic drop from #mda while they’re trying to get Europe to come over and see them …

2021-05-22: There is a Spanish boyband that is missing a lost member somewhere #ESP #Eurovision

2021-05-22: I felt this in 2020 and I’m feeling it again in 2021, if #Eurovision isn’t in Reykjavik …

2021-05-22: I mean, there are no green screens, but at least it’s not just France being French on their …

2021-05-22: GREEN SCREEN DANCING MAN FUCK YEAH #gre #eurovision Watch your shadows though #MoreChromakey

2021-05-22: Finally some fire to get us to pay attention, thanks #eurovision

2021-05-22: Happy clappy trumpety wumpety from the #UK I guess they made a post-Brexit attempt to try and keep …

2021-05-22: I forgot to mention #cyp earlier, but tl;dr it’s what we’d expect if Lady Gaga was born …

2021-05-22: This is about as loco loco as your aunt who has a sip of proscecco once a year at Christmas #srb …

2021-05-22: Well thank god that’s done now #por #eurovision

2021-05-22: Oh La Noire quão original #por #eurovision

2021-05-22: Sorry to everybody on micro.blog and Mastodon, but Eurovision is gay christmas and this is how we do

2021-05-22: Here we go with #MLT trying to woo the French vote #Eurovision

2021-05-22: I know, I know Russia, but for this song I can’t slap the applause button hard enough …

2021-05-22: If arriving at Bruxelles-Midi was an actual song #eurovision

2021-05-22: And #esc begins

2021-05-22: Today I’m doing some cleaning up and I realised that it’s been a while since the …

2021-05-22: I’m having some random problems pushing out updates to some of the OH.MG mirror sites, which …

2021-05-14: I accidentally stayed up all night playing Fuser and I have no regrets

2021-05-13: Oopsies, my VMs rebooted and disconnected the cloud mounts with the content. All fixed now.

2021-05-13: Also got bored, so created G(o)URL, that would be gurl.oh.mg, a self-hosted url shortener.

2021-05-12: Investing in OH.MG - There be no bitcoin in these parts

2021-05-12: I am doing rather poor at this “must write at least one thing a day”. Counter resets …

2021-05-09: I bought Mario Kart 8 for entertainment, what I got is a lot of hate for every cheating Nintendo …

2021-05-09: Je recherche des restaurants qui acceptent Swile, je complète mon panier après avoir soigneusement …

2021-05-08: Storj, S3 Gateway, and Share Permissions are driving me mental

2021-05-08: The Good Old Days of Webrings - Stop feeding the machine

2021-05-08: Today I’m kind of doing whatever. Tomorrow I have things to do

2021-05-08: Lady Kaja is in one of her McMoods, nothing says I love you like flinging everything off my desk

2021-05-07: Concerningly, this was the first time I updated my twitter pic in 14 years. Fourteen. Years. Think …

2021-05-07: I updated my twitter pic cos ACNH has been the closest to going anywhere for the last year, and thus …

2021-05-07: Ah a day off, where all I’ve done is laundry

2021-05-07: Go me, I moved k.cymru (and k.mba)’s content over to my beta members page concept, so 90s

2021-05-06: Being awake is tough, especially when it’s raining out 🙄

2021-05-05: For context, she was about to smash down on to my food. Now she’s angry at me, because you …

2021-05-05: Kaja just jumped down to the desk, and I was screaming at her “I HAVE FOOD LADY, FOOD? I HAVE …

2021-05-04: Crap I forgot to post yesterday, at least I enjoyed my second confinement birthday because this is …

2021-05-04: Ah Amazon, Your Number One Choice for Launching Spam and Vulnerability Attacks 👍 “Because …

2021-05-02: members.oh.mg is where one can find the initial deployment

2021-05-02: I’m having a little play with hosting static sites for my bbs users, but using only gemini …

2021-05-02: Online shopping while bored is never the solution

2021-05-01: I should probably make an effort to write at least one thing a day. Today, this is that thing.

2021-04-25: I’ve got to the point where I’ve run out of content so I’ve cast my net wide to …

2021-04-24: I’ve created a script that should now reboot gmnisrv when it crashes out, because you know, …

2021-04-24: I find myself tremendously bored, milked the streaming sites for all their delicious content, Kaja …

2021-04-23: I’m having a solid think about hosting the main oh.mg Web site on Storj (Tardigrade). Bringing …

2021-04-22: Kaja’s Little Emergency - 💩

2021-04-18: Trying to keep sane - Because confinement is not easy

2021-04-18: I also have to continue on with the Norwegian course I paid for to get some kind of routine back in …

2021-04-18: I might just write a blog post on all of this, but let it be known that I watched a happy film to …

2021-04-18: Confinement is the gift that literally keeps on delivering a new level of crazy every so often. …

2021-04-18: Like no jokes, I genuinely broke down crying two hours after because this dude wouldn’t go to …

2021-04-18: Interesting lockdown side effect, best to avoid emotional films. Because fuck me, the vivid dreams …

2021-04-10: This makes more sense in my head BTW, I want to start reducing my domain pool from being all over …

2021-04-10: In for round two of OH.MG weekend, start heaving over all the domains email to a new server and …

2021-04-10: I guess it’s time to put the Internet away and go to bed

2021-04-10: Well that was fun, pushed an update out on all the hosts, most of the certs work, some don’t, …

2021-04-10: CloudFlonk OH.MG - For the record, I didn’t want to do it

2021-04-10: I also really hope that I imported the zone file correctly, cos in like 48 hours we’re going …

2021-04-10: I didn’t exactly want to do it, but I needed to move OH.MG over to CloudFlare for some extra …

2021-04-05: Having a bit of a play with tardigrade.io, not exactly figuring out the SSL cert side of things for …

2021-04-04: I ordered Indian this evening, the restaurant included extra sauce because they thought they went a …

2021-04-03: The Andorian Mining Consortium runs from no-one!

2021-04-03: Last days before more nationwide restrictions and people are out and about behaving like we need …

2021-04-02: As if I didn’t learn when I moved all my domains over to OH.MG, it’s time to move all …

2021-03-28: Backend Changes (WWW) - I feel a bit dirty

2021-03-27: Doing a bunch of things with domains I host content on but not under OH.MG’s file system, …

2021-03-21: In other site management topics, I’m working out if I should move my content off on to …

2021-03-21: I’m half tempted to try hosting OH.MG on Tardigrade, not because I need to, but because it …

2021-03-21: I’ve been staring blankly at OH.MG trying to get the creative juices flowing. What happened in …

2021-03-19: Seriously @rackspace, as Spamhaus.org says “Tip: Do not put your FBL or abuse@ account behind …

2021-03-19: Receives junk email that came from @rackspace ’s network, forward email, get a bounce back 🙄 …

2021-03-13: I’ve watched the last episode of Drag Race, so I’m permitted to go back on Twitter again

2021-03-13: I don’t know what I did, but whatever it was it’s fucked up the Facebook algorithm on …

2021-02-20: Doing a bit of house keeping and moving my Nimbus Notes instance from notes.mmn.on.ca to …

2021-02-20: Well I learned something rather interesting today, if my servers can’t contact their Object …

2021-02-14: Rachety Rachet - Fuck knows why I went for this title

2021-02-04: I love how @FactoryandCo charges 24€ for a cremated creature slab (this couldn’t have been a …

2021-02-03: Nothing more exciting than Google Pay freaking out and selecting random cards when you tap (ignoring …

2021-01-31: I’m really loving the @invizbox 2 and InvizBox Go with @ProtonVPN, between the InvizBox block …

2021-01-18: Hey @fedex thanks for making me wait at home all day because “you didn’t have my door …

2021-01-18: I’m probably more vexed by this considering I know how it’s going to go, the driver is …

2021-01-18: The definition of end of day is questionable at best, but clearly 18h was not only the promised time …

2021-01-18: Well lol, if you can’t make it on time, just change the goal posts : Scheduled delivery: …

2021-01-18: Scheduled delivery: Monday, January 18, 2021 by 18:00 Stayed in all day, curfew is about to start, …

2021-01-12: I think we can also confirm that yet again my sleeping patterns are back to April 2020 style …

2021-01-12: I also spent about an hour talking myself out of buying a new domain, so at least there is progress …

2021-01-12: The lj.gl server needed to reboot for some updates, plus it was going slow as shit so I figured two …

2021-01-03: Fitbit support I find is a bit “have you tried contacting somebody else about a problem that …

2021-01-03: Lolz, remembering that time I created acme.lu

2021-01-02: When I changed Freeboxes I lost some of my file areas, but thanks to the Internet Archive I was able …

2021-01-01:

2020-12-30: Because I’m a gluton for punishment, I’ve setup a Plume instance on lj.gl

2020-12-28: Also, before you ask she’s upset that I wouldn’t let her break in to the appartments …

2020-12-28: Drinking with your cat in 2020 is not ideal, when you get a bit down about having no social contact, …

2020-12-25: An official statement from OH.MG

2020-12-24: And to be brutal, I’m kind of glad Kent smells of piss right now, it’s the least they …

2020-12-24: Incidentally, already holding citizenship with a commonwealth country still gets you better access …

2020-12-24: I’m not concerned about getting kicked out, but I do have three options available, each one …

2020-12-24: Well the clown “got Brexit did” and now it’s time to start figuring out what …

2020-12-23: I’ve somehow gone from a night owl to an early bird, and I’m very confused by this turn …

2020-12-21: I’ve also been playing with monitisation with Coil, if I can figure out how to hide my …

2020-12-21: In my journey of self hosted email, I kind of forgot that I had wildduck.email running on one of my …

2020-12-20: Live streaming my cat ignoring me, the future is today

2020-12-19: In related news, trying to decipher Irish official documents from 1926 is a rather interesting …

2020-12-19: My job requires me to keep up with the COVID situation in the UK, and Holy moley, am I glad I …

2020-12-19: I totes need to work on my BBS having invested a lot of time with postfix getting email running

2020-12-19: RIP Self Hosted Mail Server, you dead now babz x

2020-12-13: Email Dramas - a tale of a crashing server in slow motion

2020-12-13: There is a high probability I give up on self-hosted email.

2020-12-13: Did a little distributed hosting of the oh.mg site like I did back in the day with ec.je. This time …

2020-12-12: Redoin’ the BBS Login Screen - Awful ANSI screen ahoy

2020-12-11: Rebootsy Doodles - 404 This Site is Not Mounted

2020-12-11: Lolz both my VMs rebooted this morning, somewhat amusing because I forgot to add the mount to …

2020-12-11: The File Area / FTP is b0rk3d - The joys of technology #bbs #bbsing #files

2020-12-08: I’m starting to get the lockdown vivid dreams again, but since my life is ACNH, YouTube …

2020-12-04: I feel like I should do more

2020-12-03: Looks like I’ve found a shit load of fake Insta accounts that used my domains prior to me …

2020-12-01: Thank Baby Jésus a Christmas miracle, did some reinstalls and reboots and it’s backup like new

2020-12-01: These are the things I do not need in my life today

2020-12-01: Ugh, docker went nuts, Ubuntu stopped having it, and I’m pretty sure my self hosted mail …

2020-11-28: Will it last in production? Fuck knows! But you don’t learn by wondering 😅

2020-11-28: Yay, I did it, oh.mg is serving from it’s individual self hosted servers and using content …

2020-11-27: Cos I want to do this all on the root domain, and not have to create a bunch of subdomains

2020-11-27: The great issue crops up with IPv6 since gopher, gemini, and Web will have their own unique IP …

2020-11-27: It’s also worth mentioning that I’m looking at this to try and keep four different …

2020-11-27: I’m also considering my options to self-host OH.MG on all three protocols, gopher, gemini, and …

2020-11-27: I’m loving this gemini / html generator, it’s making my life more easy and pushing out a …

2020-11-25: Sweet baby jésus, I have far too many domains, I realise how many now that I have to redirect them …

2020-11-25: I’m so shocked right now, I bought 6 kinder eggs, and when I turned my back somebody broke in …

2020-11-23: The perfect domain name doesn’t exi… oh.mg

2020-11-21: And while I was there I started to sync the content of my gopher and two gemini servers over to …

2020-11-21: Sweet baby jésus, well I finally did it correctly. My DreamCompute Instance has more than enough …

2020-11-20: Ugh, I screwed up the DreamCompute Instance for the new Gemini server. So I had to delete it and …

2020-11-20: Speaking of still being awake, the fat one was slinking on the bed frame until she misstep. Dropping …

2020-11-20: I’m also fully aware it’s 3h30 du mat, but it’s 2020 and time doesn’t matter …

2020-11-20: The one over at DreamCompute isn’t meant to replace my home one though, I’m running a …

2020-11-20: I’ve started another Gemini server on a DreamCompute instance. I have a feeling my stability …

2020-11-17: Tikka Masala was a success, but it needed some fresh chilli. Learned for next time

2020-11-16: If any of my neighbours stuck around they’d be vexed

2020-11-16: Just downloaded a video game that recreates the festival experience we won’t be able to have …

2020-11-16: I’ve spent the past week or so watching Earth Final Conflict and you can certainly tell who …

2020-11-15: I’m going to work on that tonight so it’s probably going to have some weird knock on …

2020-11-15: I’ve finally found out how to get mailcow to properly relay mail to bbs.ec without causing all …

2020-11-14: I’m sat here watching a scifi series from the 90s and remembering the good old days when the …

2020-11-14: Has anybody out in the vast cyberspace had any dealings with finding a webhost that can handle an …

2020-11-07: I play games to escape reality, like I can get exploited in real life for less

2020-11-07: Everytime I play Animal Crossing I learn to hate that capitalist trash panda Tom Nook and his shitty …

2020-11-07: That was a surprisingly un-2020 turn of events… Not going to complain though #YoureFired

2020-11-01: Speaking of not being able to think Biden campaign cancels Texas event after Trump supporters …

2020-11-01: I’m working on a thing but my brains aren’t braining hard enough to make thinks to put …

2020-11-01: Obviously one of my neighbours is throwing a lockdown house party

2020-10-30: Urgence sanitaire and urgence attentat at the same time, 2020 the year that needs to slow the fuck …

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

2020-10-17: 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?

2020-08-11: 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

2020-08-03: 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 …

2020-07-09: 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 …

2020-06-21: 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 🙄

2020-06-19: 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 …

2020-05-17: 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 …

2020-04-27: 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 …

2020-04-12: 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

2020-04-06: 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 …

2020-03-02: 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, …

2020-02-13: 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

2020-02-05: Sunrise over BCN

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

2020-01-29: 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

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