No. 29 Vol. 1 Mon 06 December 2021 Price: 0/0d

A customary welcome

You've stumbled upon the Thranpages; home of idiosyncratic variety and curiosity.

The personal website may be dead to most, but I'm on a singular mission to bring it back.

A customary caution

Please Note: This website's contents represent only the opinion of its author (and anyone who agrees with him).

All that is new:

  • A Socially Isolated Message >> Mon 06 December 2021 [yarn]

    What for me will be the most enduring image of the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • WintoLin: Making Windows more like Linux >> Wed 01 December 2021 [hdid]

    Commercial demands mean I must return to Windows, I found ways to bring over some of what I've missed from Linux.

  • Screenshot Showcase for November 2021 >> Tue 30 November 2021 [devlog]

    How is my desktop? November 2021.

  • The Belligerent Bin >> Mon 29 November 2021 [yarn]

    You should always view a property before moving, but no-one says to check the bins.

  • Announcing RSRU R2 >> Sun 28 November 2021 [devlog] has reached its second release.

  • Fine times with the PineTime >> Sat 13 November 2021 [hdid]

    I finally acquired a PineTime smart watch. I thought to offer my opinion on the device with some useful tips for getting started.

  • Girls and Boys by Blur >> Sat 06 November 2021 [tanl]

    This is the opening track from the Parklife album. I believe it is more than a mere dance piece.

  • Potatodom and Potatoism >> Sat 23 October 2021 [tales]

    A parody of an unnamed cultic group, I invented a potato religion in 2016. Here is a study of the tenets and history of the sects.

  • Bitter Coin >> Sun 17 October 2021 [devlog]

    My many misses at getting a piece of the blockchain.

  • Opening the Armoury >> Wed 06 October 2021 [yarn]

    A story from my university days of a run-in with the head of IT.

  • Fireside in the Shire >> Sun 26 September 2021 [tanl]

    Sharing some things I noticed when reading the opening scenes of the Fellowship of the Ring.

  • Peculiar Sightings of Birds, Part I >> Sat 25 September 2021 [yarn]

    There are few creatures quite as industrious as the bird. Their activities have always caught my eye. A number of their strange deeds are lodged in my memory and I've decided to share them here.

  • The Road by Bilbo Baggins >> Sun 05 September 2021 [tanl]

    It is too tempting to rush through the lines of verse in these books. Yet I find even this one provoking.

  • Facial Phrases >> Sat 04 September 2021 [tanl]

    Through my literary (and televised) travels, I've found a few facial related phrases.

  • WMW Lives! >> Sat 28 August 2021 [devlog]

    I've launched a new section of the site: WMW, or Well Made Web. See it at!

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