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: 545 days.

Current streak: 703 days.

Total word count: 250070 words (458 words on average per post)

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2 months ago, for day 266 by Yorick Phoenix 🥁

Exercise: 2 mile walk Keyboard Practice: Perfecting a sonata Our house smells of lavender, an extraordinarily strong chemically laced lavender. Our garden quote potentially smells the same. I went for a walk and for at least the first mile all I could smell was lavender. Somehow it had managed...

Phoenix Rest Stop

2 months ago, for day 264 by Yorick Phoenix 🥁

Exercise: Watering the roses. Keyboard Practice: Lean on Me (yes a new song). Q: Why do birds fly south for winter? A: Because it is too far to walk!         - Big Red Rock Eater Book of Jokes For a long time, my wife has wanted bird...

Notorious RBG

2 months ago, for day 262 by Yorick Phoenix 🥁

Exercise: shopping, shopping, shopping. Keyboard Practice: Perfecting Sonata. If you use Apple devices you are probably know that there are new versions of iOS, iPadOS, tvOS and watchOS. I’ve been a beta tester for iPadOS 14 and it was been pretty rock solid for me so I would happily...

SuperGlue Bicycle Art

2 months ago, for day 261 by Yorick Phoenix 🥁

Exercise: couple mile walk. Keyboard Practice: No time for Sonata. SuperGlue and the Art of Peddle Bike Maintenace That is what the title should have read but it would be way too long to fit and the title I came up with - I feel - is much...

Life’s a Beach

2 months ago, for day 259 by Yorick Phoenix 🥁

Days sheltering in place: 183. Exercise: nope. Keyboard Practice: I'm forgetting the order, but it sounds OK out of order, it's a Sonata! There used to be a poster in my - then local - Body Shop store in Bournemouth that said: I only remembered that when I...

Saturday Surprise

2 months ago, for day 256 by Yorick Phoenix 🥁

Days sheltering in place: 180. Exercise: nope. Keyboard Practice: less wrong key sonata. Lucy Brown

Chocolate Chips

2 months ago, for day 255 by Yorick Phoenix 🥁

Days sheltering in place: 179. Exercise: working? Keyboard Practice: endless repeating sonata. I have learnt some more notes as I now progress on to the third postIt™ note stuck to the whiteboard behind my keyboard. I don't look at them for the same reason I don't look at music,...

Cold Baffle Shoes

2 months ago, for day 254 by Yorick Phoenix 🥁

Days sheltering in place: 178. Exercise: shopping. Keyboard Practice: fumbling moonlight notes of sonata. I'm going to have to learn to read music. Not because I want to, not because I'm going to enjoy it, no, because I have reached the point where I am not going to be...

Orange Day

2 months ago, for day 253 by Yorick Phoenix 🥁

Days sheltering in place: 177. Exercise: nope. Keyboard Practice: 9 more moonlight notes of sonata. Originally a “Red Letter Day” was the way religious holidays were marked in a calendar. To me when I think of the term “Red Letter Day” I don’t think of calendars or...

And So It Was

2 months ago, for day 252 by Yorick Phoenix 🥁

Days sheltering in place: 176. Exercise: small shopping expedition. Keyboard Practice: Little Sonata. It was an orangey sky again today. You could barely see the sun, the solar panels only reached about half of their peak-power, whereas on a normal overcast day they can get a good 90% of...