@stuartyeates yeah. just a really poor choice all 'round.

A reminder for those of you who happen to be unlucky enough to live in the US right now with #RoeVsWade overturned:

Uninstall any proprietary period tracking apps you might have – they *will* snitch on you.

Use drip instead, its fully open source and doesn't include trackers[1].

From Playstore:

From @fdroidorg:


Do not announce your intent to commit crimes on fedi

Do not announce your intent to commit crimes on birbsite

Do not announce your intent to commit crimes on Reddit

Do not announce your intent to commit crimes, full stop

Yesterday I visited a retirement village.

They're a patiently and professionally created recreation of 1950s white middle class utopia, aren't they?

Knowing why doesn't help much.

New article! It's a big one...

You know that variegated Tradescantia mundula cultivar that has about a thousand names and no-one knows which one is correct? Well it turns out.. it's none of them. 🤦‍♂️

The correct name is Tradescantia mundula 'Lisa'. More details about my research and the origins of this name in the article:

#tradescantia #florespondence @plants

Full marks to the neighbours who've kept last night's party going until this morning.

It's with the greatest sadness I can confirm that I no longer have a mechanical lawnmower with which to serenade you once you finally go quiet.

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