Tag Archive: writing

Aug 21

Writers build the web: a back-end tech diary (1)

The Raspberry-Pi: a writer’s server My website was down again. I walked into the dark narrow server-room. There was a low whispery hum. Fans cooling hard drives—surely a good sign. I looked at the tiny blue, green and orange LEDs. Some were glowing in a relaxed fashion; some were flashing as though they might be …

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Mar 10

Murder and the taste of limes

With leather gloves, I seize these bugs, as they breed, as they eat tender leaves and buds. The air stinks and my skin sometimes burns with the acrid juice they spray in fear. ‘I’m amazed how quickly the desire for limes made me a murderer.’ ‘No, you were already a murderer. What’s interesting is how …

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