It was a pleasure to talk to Matt about creativity and music on the Sending Signals podcast and being on the same episode as my favourite songwriter, Neil Hannon, was a bit flabbergasting.

Have a little listen:

I'm creating a background illustration of a path weaving through trees that has to tile vertically. I made a symbol (top) in Sketch then tiled the symbol on a dummy artboard (below) so I could position and preview the trees in context/real-time to ensure it tiled naturally. 🌲🎉

Observation: If you take all the bits of the new slack logo and line them up end-to-end it's exactly the same length as a Gregg's vegan sausage roll.

Oh I thought you called me a snowflake because I have perfectly symmetrical features

z-index: 9999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999¹⁴;

In other news I just found a pork pie in my bag which has been there since when I finished work in November

tfw you've been using Illustrator shortcuts since 1998 and you're trying to work quickly in Sketch

Despite all my rage I am still just a hamster in a cage

A sticker that says “Stick it to the man” that you physically affix to the man

tfw you leave your iPhone plugged in tucked under your pillow and it performs an update whilst you sleep

Why are Capri Sun straws the same gauge as WD40 straws?

I have been drinking ink every day for inktober and so far as a month it is no better than sweatember

@meredevelopment @hankchizljaw there’s a new setting to switch off the guff and have a chronological timeline.

@davatron5000 looking at similar for a house I don’t own yet. The pricing is so weird here. Prefab out of the box just slightly too small for what I want studios are about £7k, the next size up is £22k. 🤷‍♂️

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