Matt Marshall

Blog Posts

So I'm grieving right now

01 March, 2021

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A year of journaling

06 November, 2020

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Finding joy in converting a file

15 September, 2020

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You should write to your MP, here's a template

11 September, 2020

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Writing a thesis in markdown

17 July, 2020

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Your brain on liberalism (a quick socialist rant)

06 July, 2020

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State of my phone 2020-06

15 June, 2020

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Routine is a tool, not the point

31 January, 2020

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Review of TURF @ Goodspace in Newcastle upon Tyne

28 June, 2019

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Review of the VIP Inn Berna Hotel in Lisbon

18 May, 2019

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Capitalism and the Planet - a happy May Day to all

01 May, 2019

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(Almost) Off into the sunset; what I've been up to for the last six months

12 April, 2019

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2018 was a Long Year

16 February, 2019

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About Me

08 February, 2019


Another List of Stuff I Own (December 2018)

01 December, 2018

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Goodbye Twitter

10 November, 2018

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Gratitude List Autumn 2018

09 October, 2018

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Quick thoughts on Minimalist Design Patterns for Brimstone

01 August, 2018

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Initial thoughts on the new laptop

22 July, 2018

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Brief reflections on my relationship with photos

04 July, 2018

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06 June, 2018

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A List of Stuff I Own (May 2018)

28 May, 2018

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Accountability Work: Examining the Values, Technologies and Work Practices that Facilitate Transparency in Charities

19 March, 2018

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[Ramble] My relationship with self-care

06 February, 2018

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[Mundane Snapshot] Stuff on my Phone

22 January, 2018

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On Screens

01 November, 2017

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Suspicious Emails

20 October, 2017

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All about the sleep

18 October, 2017

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Going to Ground

10 October, 2017

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Flatmates and Housework

03 October, 2017

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Dying Light

22 September, 2017

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12 September, 2017

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A slice of PIE

05 September, 2017

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Equinox planting

01 September, 2017

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Memento Mori

29 August, 2017

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Decluttering Update

25 August, 2017

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Every morning

22 August, 2017

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Boats and a fear of success

18 August, 2017

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Fasting Pt 3: Towards my Media Fasting goals

25 July, 2017

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Fasting Pt 2: Towards my new Dietary Fast

21 July, 2017

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Strength Training, Fasting, and Emotional Labour

18 July, 2017

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GE2017 Reaction: I feel the sun

13 June, 2017

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Unpublished ACM Submission

31 May, 2017

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Am I a Maker?

26 May, 2017

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The Simple Peace of Mending Socks

04 May, 2017

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Journalling 014 -- Nostalgia

25 April, 2017

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Journalling 013 -- Kaizen and Handstands

18 April, 2017

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Journalling 012 -- If I were a folk of leisure

11 April, 2017

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Journalling 011 -- Distractions

04 April, 2017

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Journalling 010 -- Nostalgia

21 March, 2017

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Journalling 009 -- Project Outline

17 March, 2017

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Journalling 008 -- Social Circles

14 March, 2017

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Journalling 007 -- Levelling up, a roadmap for myself

10 March, 2017

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Journalling 006 - A Day in the Life

07 March, 2017

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Pulling away from Big Google

09 February, 2017

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Journalling 005 - Reflections on Career Path

03 February, 2017

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Journalling 004 - 6 Word Memoir

03 February, 2017

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Journalling 003 - A Letter

31 January, 2017

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Brimstone: Plans and Situated Actions

30 January, 2017

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Journalling 002- Via Negativa

26 January, 2017

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Journalling 001 - A Positive Habit

24 January, 2017

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Thoughts on Minimalism, Zero Waste, and Class

06 January, 2017

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Year in Strength 2016 - Reflections on Strength Training

05 January, 2017

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Week in Review - 20 Dec 16

28 December, 2016

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A bit of DeGoogling

11 December, 2016

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Riding Shotgun (or Getting a Grip)

05 December, 2016

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Hero's Journey: Call to Adventure, or Road of Trials?

15 November, 2016

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Marked for Release (or Letting Go)

30 October, 2016

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Thinking about 'Stuff'

19 October, 2016

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Quick Evaluation of Brimstone CMS and my Silo Use

11 October, 2016

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The Great Reclaim: Where I am with social media

04 October, 2016

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Feature Creep, and Doing.

16 August, 2016

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Saving on Sushi

22 June, 2016

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Reflections on my Facebook use

15 June, 2016

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Accountable: Exploring the Inadequacies of Transparent Financial Practice in the Non-Profit Sector

09 May, 2016

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The End of the Tunnel (is in sight)

22 April, 2016

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Grumbly Review - VidaHost hosting (is bad for devs)

12 April, 2016

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Please use PDF

01 March, 2016

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I'm going to run to Mordor

22 January, 2016

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Jar of Broken Dreams

10 January, 2016

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Year In Strength 2015 – Reflections on Training

05 January, 2016

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Tags vs Categories: All hail tags

29 December, 2015

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Fifteen Years Later (A trip down memory lane)

29 December, 2015

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Reflections on Notes and Pretty Urls

05 December, 2015