V 20

Whenever I work on this here website, I consider deleting a bunch of old posts. Then I remember how much I hate dead links. And although, imho, it is very likely that none of these old posts are linked anywhere or are in anybody’s bookmarks, the thought of returning a 404 is still uncomfortable.

On the other hand it is pretty informative for myself to go through those old posts, reminiscing. «Ah, the good old days!» But I digress.

With V 20 the minimalisation of this theme continues.

I didn’t plan to work on my website. I just started on Saturday afternoon with an idea, and finished, well… just now.

The idea was to have an “expanding about section”, that you can now see on the homepage. You are able to click on what ever interests you about me, and it will expand, give you some more information and show links for even further reading.

The inspiration for it probably came from Espen Brunborg, who’s talk I saw at beyond tellerand in Berlin a couple of weeks ago. He has this fun little dynamic element on his website, which I found to be very delightful. You can click through the history of his career by clicking the “Before that” link. (Keep clicking, it is funny!)

Anyway. Also – for the first time in a long time – I re-added some color to the site. At least on the homepage. (So much for minimalism!)

Final thought: I wish I had written a post like this everytime I updated my website/theme to a new version. And I would especially love to have a screenshot that shows what the site looked like before I made the update. Oh well, better start that tradition now.

V 19 – the e-bike is still awesome!

V 19

I found some time to work in this here website again. It has been been neglected for quite a while.

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I think it might be time to revive this blog.

I have been posting mostly over on my photo blog, but lately wanted to share some other stuff – non-photography-related – as well. I sometimes use twitter for bits and bobs, but that has become more and more of a passive medium for me. I deleted all other social media apps from my phone.

So why not use this perfectly working system, that has existed long before any of the current attention-sucking, soul-draining platforms have come along? (Can you feel my resentment?)

Let’s see how it goes!

V 16

As has been custom for the entire time my blog has been online, when shipping a new version, I titled this post with the version number of the current iteration: V 16.

Who would have thought?

This marks – however – the end of this blog being called damndirty.net. Although I will keep the domain forever – it is the first one I have ever owned – I decided it was time to move forward and merge this blog with my photography site. So all the posts of my photoblog have been integrated into this blog. The domain has changed, old URLs should still work though (hopefully).

The majority of the content I usually share online are photographs. I still have lots of work to do, to make the theme perfect for my story telling with images needs, but the groundwork has been laid, as you can see in some older posts I updated.

Welcome to the new florianziegler.com.

V 13

V 13 – Now in red.