Jasraj Hothi

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2022-05-15: UK freelancers & Ltd company owners… who do you do your business banking with, and would …

2022-05-12: Is there a way to fix GoogleDrive’s “Sorry, you have exceeded your sharing quota” …

2022-05-10: What do folks use to organise their (digital) notes? (asking for a friend whose name rhymes with …

2022-05-09: A walk with the family through the Hampton Court Palace grounds this weekend. Apparently, they …

2022-05-05: I watched the first episode of The Dropout on Disney+ this evening, about the “Theranos” …

2022-05-05: Morning coffee before a day-trip to Manchester yesterday

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2022-04-30: Stretching my legs away from the laptop this afternoon

2022-04-30: I’m looking for a simple, free alternative to GoogleDocs. Ideally not requiring guests to …

2022-04-29: Undone is one of the best things I’ve watched. The story, the animation, the …

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2022-04-26: My bus terminated one stop early this morning, which means I had to walk leisurely over the …

2022-04-22: A friend from the Indie London community, James McKinven, makes beautiful wallets. He not only sent …

2022-04-20: I took a mini-adventure into East London for a day of lighter work, sitting outside, then food and …

2022-04-20: I was considering going to the Fury v Whyte weigh-in on Friday, unfortunately it’s a bit of a …

2022-04-20: Currently reading through the comments under Medium’s various launches on Product Hunt. The …

2022-04-20: welcome to east london

2022-04-18: After staying up into the early hours watching the NBA playoffs (Bucks coming through against the …

2022-04-16: I just completed my first short lesson on Bubble and built a simple “search a place on a …

2022-04-15: I’m very much looking forward to the release of @manton’s “Indie …

2022-04-15: I’ve just discovered notrealtwitter.com, a no-code project. It’s quite amazing!

2022-04-14: blimey, this Elon Musk twitter offer feels like a pivotal moment for the (short-form) written …

2022-04-12: When Muhammad Ali allegedly didn’t pass the aptitude tests required for military service, …

2022-04-11: I was riding the escalator today and just… looked up (top). I later thought I’d catch …

2022-04-11: Gazing out of bus windows reminds me of teenage Jas’s morning commute to school once upon a …

2022-04-10: I don’t watch as much football these days, but Chelsea v Real Madrid this week and Man City v …

2022-04-09: The Indie Writer has… gone fishin’ 🎣

2022-04-08: I finished watching Season 2 of The Crown this week, the end of the Claire Foy and Matt Smith era. …

2022-04-08: As someone who rarely drinks, I took reassurance, strength even, upon learning this week that …

2022-04-07: Back in the day, a “(we)blog” was a personal space/diary you wrote to for the sheer joy …

2022-04-07: Pondering a simple place to host my writing community. Comment +R for Reddit, or +S for Slack, or +E …

2022-04-06: Drafting + working on my new site this afternoon 💻☕

2022-04-06: I’ve just stumbled across Penzu, a private “online diary and personal journal” for …

2022-04-04: 📖 Mindwandering // Moshe Bar

2022-04-03: Is there sometimes a delay to posts on micro.blog appearing on your personal domain? My post from …

2022-04-03: Updated and re-sharing: Coliving with Jas: A European adventure in June 2022 ✈️🏠

2022-04-01: Join my “co-living house” for a month in Crete? (start: April 18th) 🏡🏝️

2022-03-29: Frazzled by travel ✈️ write.as/jasraj

2022-03-28: Morning news write.as/jasraj

2022-03-27: A Mother’s Day exhibition write.as/jasraj

2022-03-26: Spontaneous weekend co-working write.as/jasraj

2022-03-25: A lighter week / Friday ☀️ jasraj.paperwebsite.com

2022-03-24: A lighter week / Thursday ☀️ jasraj.paperwebsite.com

2022-03-21: Stumbling across a Joe Wicks book signing @ Waterstones earlier

2022-03-20: The more we experience the ‘human’ in humanity, (the more) we experience our true …

2022-03-20: Just finished up the “closing party” for the Introvert Writer Summit, with my co-host …

2022-03-20: Watching UFC London last night, at a regular evening time I’m not used to. A great night for …

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2022-03-17: Last night… A cosy pub in southwest London, three creator friends, and the start of a new …

2022-03-17: 📖 From Word document to book: Part 5 / “Amazon categories + keywords” write.as

2022-03-17: Thursday morning stroll.

2022-03-10: I’ve been enjoying local bus trips lately to a nearby town, mixing up my morning coffee spot

2022-03-09: After seventeen conversations with writers of all kinds, drafting today’s daily email for the …

2022-03-08: I watched the first part of The Many Adventures of Winnie-the-Pooh (1977) on Disney+ this lunchtime, …

2022-03-07: Getting some travel inspiration this afternoon 🇪🇸

2022-03-07: The story of a crisis that started in my mid-teens, and lingered for over a decade. Written for all …

2022-03-06: Brandon Sanderson just raised $19 million on Kickstarter to self-publish 4 novels he wrote during …

2022-03-06: Susan Cain, author of Quiet, has a new book for introverts and for society as a whole: Bittersweet …

2022-03-06: Watched ‘The Batman’ last night, which seems to have mixed reviews. It’s different, more raw + …

2022-03-05: A new discovery I made at Starbucks today: a hot chocolate with nut blend milk. Very tasty.

2022-03-03: A song on Spotify reminded me of Okiem, and I’ve been listening to his music alongside my work …

2022-03-02: Given the events that have unfolded in Eastern Europe in recent days, I am curious to explore books …

2022-03-01: I wanted to applaud at the end of the latest episode of The Crown that I’ve watched over the last …

2022-02-26: I’ve had a fun time getting work done + chilling with fellow indie makers at Weekend Club …

2022-02-22: Pleased to see Payhip, an indie company I use & like, go from strength to strength. As of today, …

2022-02-22: Colin & Samir’s take on jeen-yuhs is pretty neat, reflecting on Kanye West’s story …

2022-02-21: I saw Choir of Man at the Arts Theatre over the weekend, and it was unlike anything I’ve seen …

2022-02-21: Update: i’ve switched to Cloudfare, the site seems to load faster on average but can still …

2022-02-21: I have a website (this one) which is taking very long to load from Europe (loading just fine in the …

2022-02-18: My friend, an accomplished photographer, took some headshots and candids of me earlier this week, as …

2022-02-17: jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy on Netflix I set a reminder for jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy the moment I spotted it in the ‘coming …

2022-02-14: The trailer for the new Rings of Power series leaves me feeling… intrigued. I’m also …

2022-02-14: Whether it’s Christmas or Thanksgiving Day, I’m kinda curious about the origins of the …

2022-02-13: My pal @warner and I met on microblog last year and met up a few times (here’s one of our …

2022-02-12: Jasraj's list of co-living spaces A place to document my previous stays, and plan my future ones. – Places I’ve visited …

2022-02-08: When I look at little Jas I see everything I was, and also everything I am. What do you see when you …

2022-02-07: Mastodon I have no idea what I’m doing on there, but I’ve just signed up to Mastodon / what I …

2022-02-06: I enjoyed a quiet night in and watched Independence Day last night, for the first time in years. It …

2022-02-05: Is there a community for weirdos (indie creators) like me? I recently re-joined Fizzle for the third time, and last night I managed to attend my first Fizzle …

2022-02-04: I’m getting used to using my planner, and even writing down my video calls & online events …

2022-02-03: What do folks think about a ‘like’ or 👍 button of some kind (only) on replies between 2 …

2022-02-02: I’ve recently been dipping back into the world of Medium, and I’ve been pleasantly …

2022-02-01: I’ve been skimming, and have now bookmarked, Craig Mod’s lengthy piece reflecting on his …

2022-01-31: a monday mini-adventure As I walked home from my morning coffee-shop working session, I decided to hop on a bus instead to a …

2022-01-30: Rafa wins the Australian Open vs Medvedev Another incredible Australian Open Men’s Final earlier… nearly five-and-a-half-hours in …

2022-01-29: I watched 📽️ The Nest with the folks last night. It slowly unfolds as we get to know each of the …

2022-01-28: When I’m older, I want to be a micropublishpreneur…

2022-01-27: “Social media is still an intensely anxious space for me… I really didn’t realise …

2022-01-27: Have any folks here on Microblog syndicated their posts elsewhere? I’m (especially) curious to …

2022-01-26: Catching the bubbles as they rise Something curious happened yesterday evening. I was on a video call with a couple of warm …

2022-01-25: Francis Ngannou / UFC 270 💭 I hadn’t realised the extent of everything going on with Francis Ngannou and his team in the …

2022-01-25: “Which platform do I start my blog on in 2022?” Sharing the various blog platforms I’ve used, my thoughts on each of them, and my overall …

2022-01-24: For those interested in communal writing (I’d really recommend it), it looks like Medium are …

2022-01-24: I had no idea that Tumblr was previously acquired by Automattic (2019), the company behind …

2022-01-24: Thanks to his episode on the WriteWithImpact podcast, I stumbled across Wordpress founder Matt …

2022-01-21: I recently watched Netflix’s Blood Brothers: Malcolm X & Muhammad Ali and Who Killed …

2022-01-19: I’m really enjoying reading my favourite blogs on my Kindle recently (thanks to …

2022-01-19: 🎙️ 15: A conversation with Lauren Sapala, part 2 In this week’s diary entry, I speak again with my writer friend Lauren Sapala. The loose theme for …

2022-01-16: How I became an independent writer ✍️ Sharing how I not only became a writer but an independent writer – that is, someone with the freedom …

2022-01-16: I’ve recently managed to watch Hitchcock’s Dial M For Murder and North by Northwest …

2022-01-15: 🎙️ Mikhaila Peterson podcast with Jonathan Pageau: “Finding God” I watched half of this …

2022-01-10: In this ‘diary entry’, the first of 2022, I take the opportunity to formally introduce …

2022-01-08: Does anyone know a way for me to post from micro.blog with a third-party app, like Ulysses, but from …

2022-01-07: Since I’ve decided to leave social media this week, it’s encouraging - and curious …

2022-01-06: Why I'm quitting social media. (Published here on my micro blog and then shared on my Twitter, LinkedIn & Instagram …

2022-01-06: If you tweet regularly, why not blog (instead)? Whilst scribbling down my favourite blogs and newsletters from 2021, I got to thinking… I can’t help …

2022-01-05: My favourite blogs and newsletters of 2021. In no particular order, these are the blogs I enjoyed reading last year: 1) 📝 A Purple Life A blog …

2022-01-05: If I were to accept donations via Ko-Fi, would I need to report EU Digital Sales tax? (I’m in …

2022-01-04: How I became a writer. Sharing the story behind how I actually became a ‘writer’… How I left my job and …

2022-01-04: I watched 📺 Death on the Nile (1978), starring Peter Ustinov as Poirot, with my parents last night. …

2022-01-03: I've decided to re-join Fizzle. I’ve decided to re-join Fizzle, a place with courses and a close-knit community of bloggers …