Yorick Phoenix

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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: 465 days.

Current streak: 588 days.

Total word count: 215419 words (463 words on average per post)


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Keep Spinning Those Platesโ€ฆ

1 month ago, for day 189 by Yorick Phoenix ๐Ÿ†

Days sheltering in place: 113. Days without ants in the kitchen: 3? Keyboarding: Full repertoire, piano, organ and string section. Over the last few weekends I have been participating in to a โ€œlock-down quizโ€ with other members of my wifes family back in Wales. Itโ€™s fun and some weeks...


In.... 3, ... 2... 1

1 month ago, for day 188 by Yorick Phoenix ๐Ÿ†

Days sheltering in place: 112. Days without ants in the kitchen: 2? Keyboarding: No time. If a highly trained touch typist typed with two fingers like a newbie, would you be shocked? Today I watched an old video of Jean-Michel Jarre playing the Oxygene suite live with a couple...


15 Minutes

1 month ago, for day 187 by Yorick Phoenix ๐Ÿ†

Days sheltering in place: 111 (base 10). Days without ants in the kitchen: 1? Keyboarding: Moonlight Arpeggio. Fifteen minutes is all it takes, apparently, just fifteen minutes. We have a big release coming up on Monday. Many of the staff have been working on and off over the holiday...


Ja Ja Ding Dong

1 month ago, for day 186 by Yorick Phoenix ๐Ÿ†

Days sheltering in place: 110. Days without ants in the kitchen: 0. Keyboarding: Touched the keys. The title will give it away that I watch Eurovision - the movie - today as I needed something to relax to. Turns out it is an OK movie and - for me...


Best Driver

1 month ago, for day 185 by Yorick Phoenix ๐Ÿ†

Days sheltering in place: 109. Days without ants in the kitchen: 0. Keyboarding: Touched the keys. Iโ€™m not the best driver of my car. Our house has two cars and two drivers. Iโ€™m not the best driver of either car. Karen is naturally the best driver of her own.car,...


Masked Raider

1 month ago, for day 184 by Yorick Phoenix ๐Ÿ†

Days sheltering in place: 108. Days without ants in the kitchen: 0. Keyboarding: Touched the keys. If you walked into a bank with a hat covering your head, dark sun tinted glasses covering your eyes and the rest of your face coving you face from the bottom of your...


Pity The Three Day Weekend

1 month ago, for day 182 by Yorick Phoenix ๐Ÿ†

Days sheltering in place: 106. Days without ants in the kitchen: theyโ€™re back. Keyboarding: I touched the keys. Three day weekends are something to look forward to, but thatโ€™s not the case for everyone in the tech industry. The weekend is a three day weekend - 4th of July...


Backup Your Backups

1 month ago, for day 181 by Yorick Phoenix ๐Ÿ†

Days sheltering in place: 105. Days without ants in the kitchen: 3. Keyboarding: sustained arpeggio At one point I had the entirety of my CD collection ripped and sitting on a network drive., 20 something gigs of data. One day that drive died. I didnโ€™t have a backup. Not...


Grouty Grout Grout Grout

1 month ago, for day 180 by Yorick Phoenix ๐Ÿ†

Days sheltering in place: 104. Days without ants in the kitchen: 2. Keyboarding: moonlighting. No ants in the kitchen today, and to make sure I got the grout out again today and filed in all the small cracks between the window frame and the tile on the windowsill around...


Software Subscriptions

1 month ago, for day 179 by Yorick Phoenix ๐Ÿ†

Days sheltering in place: 103. Days without ants in the kitchen: 1. Keyboarding: with gusto. My wife mentioned that my rendition of the Imperial March wasn't ominous enough, not deep enough, not angry enough it needed something else. Imagining it my head I knew exactly what it needed, it...