Yorick Phoenix

@Scribblings

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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: 406 days.

Current streak: 517 days.

Total word count: 192484 words (474 words on average per post)


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Day 465

1 month ago, for day 100 by Yorick Phoenix πŸ†

Days Sheltering in place: 24. Spare rolls of toilet paper: 5. Quite unimaginable really, the length of the streak. I’m so snowed under at work that I have rarely been looking forward to writing but typing I am - even if it means on an iPhone in the 6ft...


Phone Day

1 month ago, for day 99 by Yorick Phoenix πŸ†

Days Sheltering in place: 23 Spare rolls of toilet paper: 5 16th of April 1995 was PhONEday in the UK, this was the day that all the area codes changed. The area code for Bournemouth 0202 changed to 01202, as did all the other area codes which effectively gave...


Taking The Fun Out Of Shopping

1 month ago, for day 98 by Yorick Phoenix πŸ†

Days Sheltering in place: 22 Spare rolls of toilet paper: 6 Yes, I know I've been saying five rolls for days now, yet when I went to check in the cupboard this evening, I counted six. Hopefully, we'll make it through the month with us both at home without...


Is This Just Fantasy?

1 month ago, for day 97 by Yorick Phoenix πŸ†

Days Sheltering inside: 21 Spare rolls of toilet paper left: 5 Sophie's Book: Dane Continuing from yesterday's post I can now run 32-bit macOS Intel based apps on my state-of-the-art mac laptop, a machine that is only meant to run 64-bit Intel apps, it isn't everything that I...


Is This The Real Life?

1 month ago, for day 96 by Yorick Phoenix πŸ†

Days sheltering in place: 20 Spare rolls of toilet paper left: 5 Some people claim that we are living in a simulation. Somewhat like the matrix. How do we know all of this is real? How do we know we exist and aren't part of a complex computer program?...


Shelter In Place: Day 19

1 month ago, for day 95 by Yorick Phoenix πŸ†

Rolls of toilet paper left: 5 Well, we are definitely not there yet. Not even close. The peek that is. Maybe another month, maybe things will be getting back to normal by August. I expect the number above to go over 100. I don't want it to obviously, I...


Shelter In Place: Day 18

1 month ago, for day 94 by Yorick Phoenix πŸ†

Rolls of toilet paper left: 5 β€œHere in my car I feel safest of all” - Garry Numan American was always a car nation - or as Kenny Everett would describe it, a country full of rose colored vehicles, a pink car nation. But now, even though there...


Shelter In Place: Day 17

1 month ago, for day 93 by Yorick Phoenix πŸ†

Rolls of toilet paper left: 6 Rolls of toilet paper on any shelf in any store: 0 I’m really getting exhausted with interviewing DevOps people. For those that have only been the interviewee and found the process tiring, being the interviewer is no easy task either especially when you...


Shelter In Place: Day 16

1 month ago, for day 92 by Yorick Phoenix πŸ†

Rolls of toilet paper left: 6 (yes, you don't actually need as much as you imagine) Well, it looks like the count is going to get to at least 50 or close to it before this is over. I say 50 because that is the new "Shelter in place"...


Shelter In Place: Day 15

1 month ago, for day 91 by Yorick Phoenix πŸ†

Warning, New Shiny Alert...