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@dansup profile photos does not seem to update at this mastodon instance?

On 4 out of 4 flights Umeå–London–Umeå, @Linuxtjej has had small whiny children right behind her.

Must be part of the SAS service agreement. Didn't notice that when I booked the flight, though.

British people are good at a great many things, proper ventilation not being one of them.

Wow, I didn't know sharp elbows were a prerequisite for visiting the British Museum… So many people in just one place!

Where to find plug adapter in UK? 

And now to something completely different: The Nap!

I just hate my own handwriting! I can't decipher my own notes from client sessions! So frustrating!

I had a colleague that could decipher my handwriting better than I did myself. He was an old teacher that had become psychologist. From the Netherlands. Maybe that had something to do with it , I don't know. He's retired now, unfortunately.

On the third attempt I managed to dial the correct phone number.

Either I need new glasses or give up and go home.

Today I learned that plants apparently "exhale" carbon dioxide during nighttime respiration, and that some people think that means people shouldn't keep plants in their bedroom because that's ~dangerous~ and I have bad news for those people about the relative safety of sleeping in the same room as a partner or pet...

"A poet is a musician who can't sing. Words have to find man's mind before they can touch his heart, and some men's minds are woeful small targets. Music touches their hearts directly no matter how small or stubborn the mind of the man who listens."

-- Patrick Rothfuss, Name of the Wind, p. 102.


Someone doodled on a picture of the artpiece the trainstation here in #Umeå. It says: "Live!", and above it, the white writing says (roughly translated): sod off!

What's your #Nextcloud provider of choice?

I'm looking for a #Dropbox alternative, so performance and reliability is a priority.

I drew Rutger Hauer as Roy Batty, cw depiction of blood 

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