Eight weeks with Apple Watch

I had my doubts that I wanted to become a smartwatch wearer, but I also love shiny new tech and can’t resist a bargain. So when I joined Vitality’s healthcare plan before Christmas last year it was perhaps inevitable that I would take advantage of their reward programme for a heavily subsidised Apple Watch. It’s now been long enough that I feel like I’ve figured a few things out and settled into something of a smartwatch routine, so I thought I’d share my findings.

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On Packing Well

Many people find packing for a trip a difficult and time-consuming process. In my occasional travel I have developed a formidable method for stress-free packing based upon a medium dear to my heart: lists.

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The Race to the Bottom

Ustwo's Monument Valley is getting a hard time in the App Store right now because its creators dared to release additional content for the $4 game as a $2 in-app purchase.

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Notes on upgrading to Django 1.6 & 1.7

Django 1.7 was offi­cially released this week, prompt­ing me to dig into my live Django pro­jects and see which were des­per­ately in need of upgrading.

Fear of get­ting myself into trouble with the new migra­tions sys­tem made me hold back on some pro­jects and upgrade them only as far as 1.6.7, but most pro­jects were bumped all the way to 1.7. Here are a few notes on com­mon changes you might have to make if you’re com­ing from older ver­sions of Django, par­tic­u­larly 1.3 and 1.4.

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