Now


Posted by Andrew McCombe on Sun May 7, 2017

Inspired by Marc Jenkins’ blog post https://marcjenkins.co.uk/2015/10/the-now-page/, in turn inspired by Derek Sivers’ page at https://sivers.org/nowff, here’s what’s going on with me:

April 2017

At work:

  • Maintaining a small body of legacy websites.
  • Migrating two legacy PHP projects to Magento 1.

At Home:

  • Repainting house exterior
  • Recording and digitally cleaning my vinyl record collection. This is an ongoing endeavour.
  • Side project: Daybook – a personal diary project. Available from my Github account.

Reading:

  • Deep Work – Cal Newport.
  • The Illumninatus Trilogy – Robert Anton Wilson and Robert Shea – What a mind-bender this book is!
  • Remote – David Hannemeier Hansson & Jason Fried – 8/10
  • The 4 Hour Work Week – Tim Ferriss – 7/10
  • The Unreal and The Real – Ursula K. Le Guin – gave up.
  • The Virgin Way – Richard Branson – 8/10

Learning

  • Getting to grips with HTML5 and CSS3. I’m behind with my frontend skills.
  • Magento 2

Watching:

  • Formula 1 and British Touring Car Championship.
  • Silicon Valley Season 4
  • Billions Season 2