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Jeremy Cherfas

Funny. I read Peter's post today and was so taken with it that I immediately started the process myself, before reading this post and seeing that Ton had inspired Peter.

Like the year, what goes around, comes around.





Jeremy Cherfas

Getting a teeny bit peeved with apps that require OSX 10.14 and later. Not all of us can afford (or want) to upgrade our machines that often.

Jeremy Cherfas

Argh! @help I accidentally downloaded the latest micro.blog for OSX but cannot use it because I am stuck on 10.13 and I can't find the old version in the Trash. Is there any way to download a previous version compatible with 10.13?

Jeremy Cherfas

Wouldn't it be nice if Twitter et al. somehow indicated that a link shared by some well-meaning influencer was behind a paywall. It would save me a lot of clicks.

Jeremy Cherfas

Eat This Newsletter 157 is now online with stories from @SejalSukhadwala @SarahTaber_bww @IrishSeedSavers @UniofExeter and others.

Read it at https://buttondown.email/jeremycherfas/archive/eat-this-newsletter-157-almost-global/ and while you're there, consider subscribing.

Jeremy Cherfas

Latest Eat This Newsletter is at https://buttondown.email/jeremycherfas/archive/eat-this-newsletter-155-counterfactual/ with links to good stuff from @serbiaireland, @JaysonLusk, @colin_tudge, @NatureFoodJnl and, most horrifying, https://twitter.com/CeriseFlegal/status/1405939411330629634

As I said in the newsletter: read it and weep.

Jeremy Cherfas

Replied to a post on werd.io :

Every time I read pieces about banking from people who have experienced banking systems outside the US, I marvel that they put up with it at all. I'm constantly amazed at just how easy things are with the online banks I use in Europe. No wonder I'm not tempted by crypto,

Jeremy Cherfas

Australian journo swaps one set of fibs for another.

"British forests were first subjected to clearing with the Roman conquest of AD 43." Really?

https://www.smh.com.au/environment/sustainability/like-comparing-apples-with-dried-oranges-will-aust...

A pox on both their houses.

Jeremy Cherfas

Excellent Conversations with Tyler episode talking to David Deutsch (apart from the whole multiverse thing about which I am not competent to judge, and nor do I care).

Jeremy Cherfas

Made a start on the annual tweakage of the automatic watering system for the terrace, but the main enemy remains lack of pressure. It fluctuates through the day so need to try and find the maximum.