Author Archives: Gordon

About Gordon

Long time blogger, geek of many things, random photographer and writer of nonsense. Doing my best to find a balance.


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Contemplation A post shared by Gordon McLean (@gmclean) on Apr 23, 2017 at 2:46am PDT Crisp morning air snaps at my exposed legs, gravel scrunches under my feet. I start the timer and head off, full of purpose on this bright Sunday morning. It’s cold in the shade of the… Read more »

Weekend Reading

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Busy week + reading things printed on paper = short list today! Plus it’s Earth Day, so go outside and appreciate this amazing planet of ours! Selling Mark Zuckerberg Until recently, Mark Zuckerberg’s most iconic public appearance may have been the image of the young startup founder sweating through his… Read more »

Write way forward

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This year I’ve deliberately kept to a schedule here on this blog. Tuesdays and Thursdays I post something, Saturdays are for the Weekend Reading compilations, so aside from monthly roundups, I’ve gotten into a routine of writing. That was the point, to make myself write more. Sometimes it’s a bit… Read more »

Happily Downsized

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My recent move to a smaller flat was prompted by a few factors but I decided to use it as a chance to downsize and minimise my belongings. Moving from a large roomed two bedroom flat to a small roomed one bedroom flat made more sense financially, and enforced a… Read more »

Weekend Reading

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LEGO Macintosh Classic with e‑paper display tl;dr: I built a Wi-Fi enabled LEGO Macintosh Classic running Docker on a Raspberry Pi Zero with an e‑paper display. Docker deployments via [photos] I am not a 100% sure if it was this exact model or perhaps even the Macintosh 128K from… Read more »

Boot Camp

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Two down, eighteen to go! I wasn’t really sure what I was getting myself into when I signed up for the Summer Boot Camp at AG Fitness, but with the first week complete I’m (already) glad I did. The sessions – run on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings – are… Read more »

Weekend Reading

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A stylist’s five steps to make getting dressed easier For some people, getting dressed in the morning is a joy. Good for them. In my ongoing route to minimal, I’m taking notes from this. People who talk to pets, plants, and cars are actually totally normal, according to science I… Read more »