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Bringing out the best in people

So I managed to complete the Birmingham half-marathon in 2 hours and 17 minutes. One of the things that has been imprinted on my memory is how the day seemed to bring out the best in all people.People all along the 13.1 mile route were handing out sweets, water, and shouts of encouragement directed at…

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Bypassing Laravel’s CSRF Middleware on selected routes (from 5.1)

A handy way to have some of your routes skip the middleware for CSRF protection. Handy in some situations.

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100 Albums #2 – The Wall: Live in Berlin by Roger Waters (and various artists)

A couple of weeks ago I went to see the one-night-only showing of Roger Waters’ The Wall at my local cinema. That performance rekindled my love for that album – indeed Pink Floyd in general. Yesterday I revisted an older performance of the album, which was given at the Berlin wall at the time when…

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100 Albums #1 – Kiddo by Tove Styrke

My very first album write up goes to Tove Styrke’s Kiddo. I had never heard of her before tonight – she was a recommendation by Google Play Music, based on my interest in ‘Say Lou Lou’. As soon as the first song started, I was hooked. Hooked enough to take advantage of my Android 6.0…