I am ruminating on cross-posting once again. I wish there was some simple solution, I know the Fediverse makes it โ€˜easierโ€™ but it by no means means makes it โ€˜easyโ€™. ๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ˜

    Got up at 6am, walked the dogs, breakfasted and relaxing with a coffee now. Good job, Benji. Good job. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ•

    Still, tomorrow is another day and all that. ๐Ÿ˜

    Iโ€™m kicking myself for not getting up at 6am to take the dogs out for their walk. 8am rolls around and I canโ€™t help but think โ€˜I would have been back by nowโ€™. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ•

    For the first time in months, maybe years, I feel Iโ€™m approaching a state of being in control of my days rather than becoming overwhelmed with everything I need, and want, to do and ultimately doing nothing but eating bad food and mindlessly watching television while scrolling on my phone. ๐Ÿ˜

    Up at 6am the past two mornings to get the dog walk done and dusted early doors. Horrible going out at that time, but great to get my exercise completed before the day starts. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ•

    Going to take a break from procrastinating today and upgrading to some good old โ€˜moochingโ€™. ๐Ÿ˜

    Will this procrastination never end?๐Ÿ˜

    Just decluttered my dongle drawer. ๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ˜

    I love Appleโ€™s Focus modes, but wish they were a bit more intuitive. ๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ˜

    Stand down, Iโ€™ve ordered a cable tidy box. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’ป

    Iโ€™m overthinking cable management again. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’ป

    Had quite a productive day. Learned that not all quotation marks are the same, cleared out DEVONThink, tidied up Notes and redownloaded Native Instruments plug-ins. ๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ˜

    Thatโ€™s DEVONThink emptied, with hundreds of bits of information split between Notes, Safari (Bookmarks & Reading List) and photos in the Apple ecosystem. Itโ€™s a great piece of kit, but as I use my iPhone and iPad mostly, I canโ€™t afford to renew DEVONThink To Go. ๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ˜

    Starting to get a little overwhelmed with everything I want to do, ending up doing absolutely nothing as a consequence. Iโ€™ve been here before, Iโ€™ll sort it all out. ๐Ÿ˜

    Right then polytunnel, weโ€™ll see just how much I can clear you before the play-off final starts. ๐ŸŒฑโšฝ๏ธ๐Ÿ˜

    Posting this to try and bully myself into starting to clear what once was a beautiful vegetable patch and polytunnel. ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŒฑ

    Polytunnel, infested by weeds and detritus. Raised beds outdoors, weeds growing wild. Weeds growing undisturbed in gravel.

    Itโ€™s incredible how moving junk from one place to another just puts off the inevitable need to tackle said pile of crap. ๐Ÿ˜

    I love MicroBlog, but the coding and suchlike goes way over my head and trying to get plug-ins to work goes confuses me at times. Should plug-ins work automatically? Am I missing something?

    NaNoWriMoโ€”Week Three.

    Just over 41,000 words written and despite running out of road, I havenโ€™t stopped driving. Or learning, thereโ€™s been plenty of that as well. Things Iโ€™ve learned:- As Terry Pratchett so eloquently said, Thereโ€™s no such thing as writerโ€™s block. That was invented by people in California who couldnโ€™t write. I actually thought this was nonsense, to be honest. The unfair ramblings of a genius writer. I imagine, now, he had days that he had to drag the words out, but writerโ€™s block?

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    Like many of you on MicroBlog, Iโ€™m going to give NaNoWriMo a good go this November. Like some of you, Iโ€™ve tried before and like a few of you Iโ€™ve failed to get anywhere near the 50,000 words โ€“ or even get a decent routine going - in previous attempts. Itโ€™s fair to say that being a procrastinator is a barrier to achieving a lot in life. Procrastination is an extension of anxiety, anxiety is an extension of poor self-esteem and fear.

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