A few new projects

I have been back in Sweden over the summer and managed to get a lot of work done. I built TopSquashLadder, a site that lets squash clubs create nice club ladders for their members. Versions for tennis and badminton as well as sports in general are on the way. A little bigger project is Analytics Portfolio, a […]

New version of the Travelmap WordPress plugin

I just uploaded a new version of my map plugin for WordPress. It has been almost a year since the last update and there was a lot of feature requests queuing up. Here are the changes for version 1.5: Added clickable markers – all markers with urls are now clickable Added option to choose mapmode […]

Have 50 Spotify invites – need one?

Now that Spotify is available in the US, invites seems to be useful again. Spotify has been one of the most useful tools during my travels. I use it on my computer and on my phone. In Italy I used it to listen to Italian music to improve my language, I used it in Hong […]

New map plugin for travel blogs

I have gotten a lot of questions about where I am going, so I wanted to find a simple way to illustrate my travel plans. A simple WordPress plugin to show a map with my destinations connected by lines. Turns out that I couldn’t find anything that matched my requirements, so I decided to build […]

Arriving i Kuala Lumpur

A few days ago I took the train from Sorrento via Naples to Rome. I spent the night in Rome before embarking on an Emirates flight to Kuala Lumpur via Dubai. The trip was uneventful except the train strike I got stuck in on my way to Naples. But now I’m in Asia for the […]

13th century italian poetry in seventies punk music

While reading about thirteenth century poet Cecco Angiolieri (in the excellent La Bella Lingua by Dianne Hales) I found myself recognizing the words of his most famous poem S’ì fosse foco. The lines felt vaguely familiar, something I thought was strange – italian poetry is not usually my thing. Finally, it was the last line […]

Necessities of a modern backpacker

Things I drag along on the road: MacBook Pro 15” with charger, USB-splitter, mouse and travel lock Amazon Kindle DX with USB cable HTC Hero with charger and arm strap for running Garmin Forerunner 305 (running watch with GPS) with charger/dock and heart rate monitor (not in picture) Canon s90 (not in picture) with charger, […]