Could anyone recommend some online writing courses / workshops? I've taken a look at but was just wondering if there are any that people have taken and found helpful.

I finally came up with a name for my blog after publishing 100+ posts. It shall now be known as Guarded Thoughts. Still at the same URL ( ) but it's nice to remove the old placeholder name!

I've released version 2.0.0 of my RSS to ActivityPub converter! This now provides functionality I'd hacked in to - it requires OAuth 2.0 authorization for someone to create a new AP account for an RSS feed.

I used to run this service "in the open" but was overwhelmed by spammers. Now the admin of a Mastodon (or Pleroma or any federated server that is an OAuth 2 provider) can provide this converter as a service solely to members of their instance.

Published a new post on my blog today:

Happy that I was able to get myself to write something for the first time in awhile!

I really like how my blog looks with the new "tiny" setting in

Trying out this feature also reminded me I haven't written anything in awhile! Will try and get back to it.

Yesterday I randomly wrote about a small pro wrestling event that took place five years ago and I'm sure very few remember!

Check it out if you are so inclined!

Possibly my longest blog post ever! This one is about defunct grappling promotion Metamoris and its ups / downs.

New blog post! This one contains a few recommendations of different blogs / personal websites I love.

Operation Purchase A MiniDisc Player For Some Reason has been abandoned due to finding out that portable players with digital out are not really things that exist (or at least would be highly impractical).

I probably should have realized that would be the case sooner!

I'm thinking of getting a portable minidisc player. I'd like one that does digital output and can be used with

Any recommendations?

With my newest article I am up to 72 posts on my blog for

I'm surprised I got to that many!

I wrote about the Fediverse in a blog post! Hope it turned out OK!

Also a big thanks to anyone who has taken the time to read my writing so far!

Finished my eight part series recommending different youtube channels to follow! Here is part one from my blog:

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