Closing my rings in 2020
Dec 31, 2020, 7:00 PM
I set myself a challenge at the end of last year. I wanted to see if I could fill all three activity rings for every day in 2020. 😅 I didn’t tell anyone about my little personal challenge, but… Well, take a look:
Running up that hill
May 6, 2020, 8:00 PM
As I started to lose weight and focus on my health in 2017, one of the first challenges I set myself was to walk up Helsby Hill. It’s not a huge climb, but it’s steep, and it felt like a milestone on my path to fitness. I continue to climb...
Feb 2, 2020, 7:00 PM
If I’m going to write when things are going well, I should also write when things are challenging.
Bullet Point Review – 16-inch MacBook Pro
Nov 25, 2019, 7:00 PM
I’ve wanted to do short, bullet-point reviews of tech products for a while now but never quite got around to it. Until now! This whole review is less than 400 words and should take you less than two minutes to read.
Launching the SwiftPM Library
Aug 6, 2019, 8:00 PM
UPDATE: The SwiftPM Library is now the Swift Package Index! Here’s some information on what that means!
Trusting iCloud Drive
Jul 19, 2019, 8:00 PM
I’ve been quite seriously considering using iCloud Drive as my primary synced file storage when the new OS releases arrive this September. Like many people, Dropbox has lost me recently and I’m actively looking for a new provider of this...
Do the words in your notifications matter?
Jun 22, 2019, 8:00 PM
I’m trying to lose weight again at the moment, so I am stepping on my WiFi connected scales every morning. A few seconds after I step off the scales, a server somewhere on the internet gets told how good or bad I’ve been, and it sends a...
The story behind #picswithdave
Jun 12, 2019, 8:00 PM
If you were browsing Twitter last week you may have seen a few people taking pictures with me during WWDC. You may also have seen people tweeting pictures of me standing next to a banner containing a life-size picture of… me with a...
Launching iOS Dev Jobs
May 16, 2019, 8:00 PM
I registered the iOS Dev Jobs domain back in 2013, only two years after iOS Dev Weekly started. I didn’t make a site straight away though, not because it wasn’t a good idea but because other people in the community were already doing a...
Two months with the Oura ring
Apr 26, 2019, 8:00 PM
After mentioning that I now track my sleep with the Oura ring I received several emails asking what I thought of it. I’ve been meaning to write up some thoughts about this for a while, so here goes!
Running a half-marathon for Diabetes UK
Apr 20, 2019, 8:00 PM
If you had told me two years ago that I’d be running a half-marathon in 2019, I’d never have believed you…