Removed Microblog Category

For a few months I used an additional category ‘microblog’ to share small status updates on this blog, next to having ‘front page’ blog posts and ‘Day to day’ timeline like postings. Those microblog postings were als shared to The separation felt a little contrived, as I mention in a comment discussing it. So […]

National apple picking day. Very limited harvest. The tree was full of apples early and we had some during the summer, but drought and birds/wasps took almost everything

I actually built a little toy service (that I will also eventually open source) which converts any RSS feed to an ActivityPub actor that you can subscribe to in Mastodon (or any other AP-compatible client).

Play with it if you like! It is SUPER rough and most feeds end up horribly rendered in Mastodon but it's still kinda cool to see it work:

**Noorse politie vindt spullen van vermiste Arjen Kamphuis**

"De Noorse politie heeft spullen gevonden van de vermiste Nederlander Arjen Kamphuis. Volgens de Noorse omroep NRK ontving de politie een melding van een visser, die voor de kust bij de berg Kvænflåget - tussen de plaatsen Fauske en Rognan in het noorden van het land - voorwerpen zag drijven.
De politie wil niet ingaan op wat er precies is gev…"

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