Yorick Phoenix


Following: 57 writers

Followers: 21 writers

Chief WriteTogether Bug Finder & character stringer. Generally to create computer code, but sometimes actual words and paragraphs. Listens to lots of music, takes lots of photos, & invests in stocks for the long haul.

Joined 31 December 2018.

Total writing: 338 days.

Current streak: 422 days.

Total word count: 161858 words (478 words on average per post)

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Of many things

8 months ago, for day 155 by Yorick Phoenix 🏆

It's going to be one of the mixed up multiple topic posts about life (just life, not the universe or everything else). Good Omens Having finished Good Omens on Saturday my wife comment shortly afterwards "now I want to watch it all again", and you know what I felt...

Of Mice and Macs

8 months ago, for day 154 by Yorick Phoenix 🏆

Apple are finally doing that one thing that everyone who seriously wants to use an iPad as a productive typing machine have been asking for for years. They are adding mouse support. They are sneaking it is an an "Accessibility" feature along with speech control. Personally, I don't care how...

Is infinite choice a good thing?

8 months ago, for day 153 by Yorick Phoenix 🏆

This evening we, that is my wife and I, have been trying to work out where to fly to. There are a couple of major choices and some minor ones also. The major one is whether we should fly to Portland for the Oregon Air Show or down to Santa...

Not a fan of dark mode

8 months ago, for day 152 by Yorick Phoenix 🏆

On Monday WWDC starts with the keynote at 10 am PDT, during which it is expected that Apple will announce "dark mode" for iOS and lots of people will be very happy. I think it's rather meh. Dark mode that is. It's good to give people choices and some people...

Aggrrrhhhh, so what now?

8 months ago, for day 151 by Yorick Phoenix 🏆

You probably know the thought in my head, the one that goes "I have no idea what I am going to write about tonight", so this could have been one of those posts where I discuss the fact that I don't have anything to write about while actually writing about...

Good Omens is very very Good

8 months ago, for day 150 by Yorick Phoenix 🏆

Stop whatever you are doing. I mean it. Well you have the read the rest of this paragraph and the next and then you can stop, but first do you have a spare 6 hours? You don't. Cancel everything until you do. Do you have a subscription to Amazon Prime...

Being Environmentally Privileged

8 months ago, for day 149 by Yorick Phoenix 🏆

Zip-a-dee-doo-dah, zip-a-dee-ay. My, oh, my, what am I going to write today? I live in California, so plenty of sunshine heading my way. Actually it's getting rather warm, with a forecast of 90's next week. Tomorrow my local city planning department is going to inspect the solar installation that was...

Today I read a book

8 months ago, for day 148 by Yorick Phoenix 🏆

So reading a book is not that revolutionary. I've read books before, even written entire posts summarizing the contents, like here, here, here & here. No, today was different. Today I was having solar panels installed on my roof and a big Tesla PowerWall Battery hung on the outside of...


9 months ago, for day 146 by Yorick Phoenix 🏆

I have no idea what it is about some shows that makes them timeless, yet others don't seem to weather so well. I've been watching some old shows lately, old movies and an old radio series. Some work some don't. I'm not sure if its the fact that society has...

e-Mail Migration

9 months ago, for day 145 by Yorick Phoenix 🏆

I have used many e-mail programs over the ~~years~~ decades - I may have written about this before, but with nearly 150 posts I'm starting to forget what I have written about and what I haven't. I started using e-mail back in the days before the Internet with Telecom Gold,...