Mark Grealish

Cats and wizardry.


2018

June


Race Report: Kinvara Rock and Road 10k 2018

Hey, my first road race went great! Per the chip time results: Time: 00:52:37 Distance: 10.00km Pace: 00:05:16/km Place: 143/432 (33/100 normalised) The full results from Rock and Road are pretty cool to go through and cross-reference! This is the first indication of where I fit with other runners because of how I prefer to […]

Man and His Best Friend

Taken at the Salthill promenade in Galway.

Withered Galway Skies

The two of us sat there hour with coffee as the storm bit by bit consumed the world.

Baily Lighthouse and the Irish Sea

The new workplace in all its summer glory. :)

Slidescan Panorama of Dollymount Strand

Taken on my way home from work in the rain last Wednesday. The effect came out great.

Dwerja Bay, Gozo

I’m missing Malta today. :( Hope to go back for a week in September.

Replace Odd Numbers of Spaces Only

Stolen from Stack Overflow, this bit of regex matches odd numbers of spaces only. Last week I retabbed a work project, but didn’t catch that I replaced \t with \s instead of \s\s. Whoops. gsed -E -i -e 's/^\s(\s\s)*/& /g' src/**/*.* Per the SO link, x(xx)* will match odd numbers of x. It works.

First Cycle Since…2008?

The first cycle-cycle, that is, because trips to and from town in Galway don’t count. Back in Vegas I used to cycle to work: take the bus part way, cycle the balance. I stopped (no bicycle) after I got back to Ireland, so I’m looking forward to the route to Howth. There are few words […]