Behind the scenes
Today I launched version 3 of jonleverrier.com.
If the last post in my blog is anything to go by, this is my first blog post in just under a decade.
Truth be told, this is not actually my first post in 10 years. I was actively blogging on Tumblr when it was up and coming. Now it's the go-to place for indy porn. I had also been posting links of interest, shortened with my own URL shorter service via Twitter - how fancy.
Time for a digital clean out
One fine day, I was having a digital clean out. I un-subscribed from those online services that had gone un-questioned. I deleted domain names that I had been renewing for way to long. I shutdown an old Media Temple hosting account that was full of experiments from the days when I was just starting out (hello Textpattern!).
In my haste to de-clutter, I deleted all the theme assets that powered my Tumblr blog and broke all the custom URL links on my Twitter time line. I really was "moving fast and breaking things".
Taking back control
From this point forward, I’m going to make a conscious effort to own and produce my own content again, relying less on those third party services we love to hate.
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