Month: November 2014

Voted Si Si for Catalunyan Independence

Today I voted in the Catalunya independence voluntary non-binding consultation and I voted Si Si. I had been unsure what to vote and have spoken to many people to try to work out what is best.  As I said in my previous post on the topic  I was unsure on the question because unlike the […]

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Junior Job: Breeze Icon theme for LibreOffice

Here’s a nice project if you’re bored and wanting to help make a very visual difference to KDE, port the Breeze icon theme to LibreOffice. Wiki page up at https://community.kde.org/KDE_Visual_Design_Group/LibreOffice_Breeze All help welcome Open, Save and PDF icons are breeze, all the rest still to go   by

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Blog Move, Bug Squashing Party in Munich

Welcome to my blog on the updated jriddell.org, now featuring my personal blog (which has existed for about 15 years or at least before the word blog existed) together with my developer blog previously on blogs.kde.org. I’m at the Bug Squashing Party in Munich, the home of KDE and Plasma and Kubuntu rollouts in the […]

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Ratchet Screwdriver

Copied over from the previous version of my website.. According to Google, there is no reference to Ratchet Screwdriver, the legendary game played by young Quakers the world over (and, as far as I can tell, nobody else). How it can be that Quakers from Edinburgh to California all play the same game without ever […]

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2 Paddler Training for Canoe Polo in Barcelona

Recently I had the privilege of meeting Marc Van Der HS (or as I like to call him, Marco Polo, because everyone here is called either Marc or Jordi) in Barcelona. Despite this being a prosperous city on the sea front where people do a range of sports from bike polo to long boarding there’s […]

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