From the amazing RATM song, Guerilla Radio, the inspirational lines spoken by Zach del-la-Rocha are: "It has to start somewhere, it has to start sometime... what better place than here, what better time than now" And coupled with an understanding that our time here is limited, ask yourself - "Why Not"? This blog will be where I haphazardly share my progress in a number of things, mainly coding, learning Italian, buying cryptocurrency and NFTs etc.

Learning Python update #4 - the break to have a baby!

10 May 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Jamkir

Sometimes Life Happens!   Welcoming my second child into the world meant that I couldn't get as much coding time as I would have hoped for.  She arrived into the world in a straightforward way, but we then had a difficult couple of weeks whilst she u...

Learning Python update #3 - The Crypto headline generator

2 Mar 2022 2 minute read 0 comments Jamkir

Anyone who has been around crypto for a while will be used to seeing the amount of FUD thrown around, particularly from the mainstream media.  I remember reading the comments section on one particular article on the Guardian, and was blown away by th...

Learning Python update #2 - I made a game :)

24 Feb 2022 2 minute read 0 comments Jamkir

Bit more of an update today, I've been spending a good deal of time over the last few days learning how to code a game in the 'Minesweeper' mould following the instructions laid out in the excellent 'Coding for beginners' book that I have shared a li...

Learning Python update #1

23 Feb 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Jamkir

So I have been learning python for a little while now, approximately a month off and on.  But so far haven't really committed to consistent learning.  I was given the advice of setting up a blog to post regular updates of my progress to keep me hones...

Trying to get a flaky mind to commit! - Learning to code edition

23 Feb 2022 2 minute read 3 comments Jamkir

About Me and how I intend to use this blog: So I've never been one for keeping a diary or blogging on a regular basis.  Partly because my mind can't sit and focus on one thing over a sustained period of time.  And also partly because, what if people...