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!